Contests and Giveaways | December 2016

Each month we feature free and enjoyable book contests and giveaways! We hope you will enjoy the following opportunities as well as the author and book resources available via TeachingBooks.net.

strangeunusualgrosscoolanimalsWin a free copy of Animal Planet Strange, Unusual, Gross & Cool Animals! (Elementary)

Meet the world’s ickiest, stickiest, blobbiest, oddest animals in a new nonfiction book from Animal Planet. Kids will be amazed to discover that these wildly unusual creatures aren’t the stuff of science fiction, but are co-habitants of our incredible planet!

Time Inc. Books is giving away 5 copies ofAnimal Planet Strange, Unusual, Gross & Cool Animals. To enter to win, click on this link.

Deadline: December 16, 2016 (open to U.S. addresses only)

Learn new animal facts from the Cootie Catcher Activity and Trivia Quiz!

 

wisdomWin a free copy of Wisdom, the Midway Albatross: Surviving the Japanese Tsunami and Other Disasters for Over 60 Years! (Elementary)

The oldest known wild bird in the world was on Midway Island when the Japanese tsunami hit. The next morning, thousands of birds were dead and Wisdom was missing. Read the true story of how this amazing albatross has survived in the wild for over 60 years. And it’s an ongoing story! On Feb. 4, 2016, she hatched a new chick. We’ll be watching all December to see if she returns to Midway to lay yet another egg at the tender age of 66. Great for National Bird Day (January 5) or Draw a Bird Day (April 8).

To enter, send an email to Sue.Foster@MimsHouse.com with the subject “Wisdom.” Please include your mailing address.

Deadline: December 16, 2016 (open to U.S. and Canadian addresses)

Watch the trailer to learn about this fascinating bird.

 

sevenandahalftonsofsteelWin free copies of two Peachtree nonfiction books! (Elementary)

Win review copies of two Peachtree nonfiction titles: Seven and a Half Tons of Steel and About Marine Mammals!

Peachtree Publishers is giving away 20 review copies each of Seven and a Half Tons of Steel and About Marine Mammals. Winners will receive 1 copy of each title. Send an email with your preferred mailing address and subject line TEACHINGBOOKS PEACHTREE NONFICTION GIVEAWAY to publicity@peachtree-online.com.

Deadline: December 31, 2016 (open to U.S. addresses only)

Get ideas from the Teacher’s Guide for Seven and a Half Tons of Steel.

 

hundredliesoflizzielovettWin a free copy of The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett! (High School)

By turns hilarious, tragic, and heartwarming, The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett stands out with the fresh voice of Hawthorn Creely, who sets out to find the uber-popular Lizzie Lovett after she goes missing—only to fall into Lizzie’s life and come face-to- face with truths Hawthorn never could have anticipated.

Sourcebooks is giving away 15 copies of The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett. To enter to win, send an email to alex.yeadon@sourcebooks.com with the subject line “The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett Giveaway” and please include your mailing address.

Deadline:  December 31, 2016 (open to U.S. and Canadian addresses)

Ask great questions from the Discussion Guide.

 

indivisibleWin a free copy of Indivisible: Poems for Social Justice! (Middle and High School)

Indivisible: Poems for Social Justice is an anthology of poems that confront, challenge, and inspire us on a journey toward social justice. The book includes 54 poems from 20th century American poets on social justice.

Norwood House Press is giving away 5 copies of Indivisible: Poems for Social Justice. Please email info@norwoodhousepress.com with your shipping address to be entered into the contest.

Deadline: December 31, 2016 (open to U.S. addresses only)

Jumpstart the conversation with the Discussion Guide.

 

rumblewiththeromansWin a free copy of Julius Zebra: Rumble with the Romans! with a standee! (Elementary)

What happens when you combine the gladiatorial combat of ancient Rome with a fast-talking creature who is definitely not a stripey horse? Find out with your students in the first book in the series that cleverly mixes history with hilarity.

Candlewick Press is giving away 5 copies of Julius Zebra: Rumble with the Romans! with a 27″ standee of Julius. To enter, send an email to Anne.Irza-Leggat@candlewick.com with the subject line “Julius Zebra” and please include your mailing address.

Deadline:  January 6, 2017 (open to U.S. and Canadian addresses)

You can find out more about Julius Zebra: Rumble with the Romans! in the Trailer.

One Response to Contests and Giveaways | December 2016

  1. Cathy S. Ruszel December 13, 2016 at 7:16 pm #

    Thank you for the opportunity to win these books.

    Cathy Ruszel

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