Contests and Giveaways | September 2018

contests-giveaways-badgeEach month we feature free and fun book contests and giveaways. We hope you will enjoy the following opportunities as well as the author and book resources available via


Win a free copy of BONE SOUP: A SPOOKY, TASTY TALE (Elementary)

What does it take to make the perfect Halloween treat? Three very hungry witches have only a bone in their cupboard, but soon the monsters, ghouls, ghosts, and goblins are adding their own gruesome ingredients to the cauldron–until a steaming bowl of beguiling bone soup warms them all! Simon and Schuster is giving away 5 copies of BONE SOUP.

To enter to win, click on this link.

Deadline: September 18, 2018 (Open to US addresses)

Create some spooky, tasty, fun with this exciting activity kit!


Win a free copy of LITTLE MAN, LITTLE MAN: A STORY OF CHILDHOOD (Middle Grade)

James Baldwin‘s only children’s book, which celebrates and explores the challenges and joys of black childhood, has been re-released to a new generation of readers.

As he comes of age as a “Little Man” with big dreams, TJ faces a world of grown-up adventures and realities. In Baldwin‘s warmly vernacular tale, we not only see life in 1970s Harlem from a black child’s perspective; we gain a fuller appreciation of the genius of one of America’s greatest writers.

Duke University Press is giving away 5 copies of LITTLE MAN, LITTLE MAN. To enter to win, click on this link.

Deadline: September 19, 2018 (Open to US addresses)

Go on more adventures with Little Man using this exciting discussion guide.


Win a bundle of 4 titles in Technology Today (Middle Grade)

In the Technology for Today set, readers ages 10 to 15 explore the digital and tech landscapes of today and tomorrow through hands-on STEAM activities and compelling stories of how things work, who makes them work, and why.

Titles in this set include Industrial Design: Why Smartphones Aren’t Round and Other Mysteries with Science Activities for Kids; Big Data: Information in the Digital World with Science Activities for Kids; Projectile Science: The Physics Behind Kicking a Field Goal and Launching a Rocket with Science Activities for Kids; and Artificial Intelligence: Thinking Machines and Smart Robots with Science Activities for Kids.

Nomad Press is giving away 5 bundles of 4 titles in the Technology Today set.

Please email and include your physical address, the grade level or age group of the students you work with as well as the school where you work.

Deadline:  September 30, 2018 (open to U.S. addresses)

Learn more about the wonders of STEAM with this activity kit


Win a copy of The Magic of Melwick Orchard (Middle Grade)

When twelve-year-old Isa’s sister Junie gets sick, her family fractures. Her dad works more to cover medical expenses, and her mom becomes depressed. Can Isa bring her broken family together with the help of the magical orchard?

Lerner Publishing Group is giving away 5 advanced review copies of The Magic of Melwick Orchard. To enter, fill out this form.

Deadline: September 30, 2018 (open to U.S. addresses)

Discover more about the magical orchard with this fun activity kit

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