Each 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 TeachingBooks.net.
A little yellow bird awakens a sleepy pup and the two explore a rainbow of colors during a romp outdoors. Young readers will love this charming introduction to color with adorable Pup and his friends.
Random House Children’s Books is giving away 5 copies of Wake up, Color Pup. To enter to win, click on this link.
Deadline: March 20, 2019 (Open to US addresses)
Think of new ways to see color and imagery just like Color Pup with this fun discussion guide
Makanaka and her parrot, Fari, travel to Casablanca to help a friend find her missing soccer ball. Young readers take a mini tour of Morocco in this first book in a new series that explores geography and cultures around the world.
Global Kid House is giving away 5 copies of Makanaka’s World: Adventure in Morocco.To enter to win, click on this link.
Deadline: March 21, 2019 (Open to US addresses)
Spend more time adventuring in Morocco using this exciting discussion guide
In 1918, Elsie Wright and her cousin Frances Griffith photographed fairies in their garden, in the small village of Cottingley (Yorkshire). Without expecting it, many people paid attention—including renowned writer and spiritualist Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This is the story, narrated by Elsie herself, of the true events that led to the Cottingley Fairies becoming a international phenomenon
NorthSouth Books is giving away 3 copies of The Cottingley Fairies. To enter, sign up for our email newsletter mailing list. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org using COTTINGLEY GIVEAWAY as the subject line.
Deadline: March 21, 2019 (Open to US & Canadian addresses)
Explore more of The Cottingley Fairies with this fun, printable activity guide
July 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s landing on the moon. Students can learn more about the Apollo program and Mission Control with Tod Olson’s riveting narrative nonfiction account of the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission, launched just nine months after Apollo 11. This thrilling true survival story of three astronauts stranded miles above the Earth in a crippled space ship will leave readers breathless.
Scholastic is giving away 5 autographed copies of Lost in Outer Space: The Incredible Journey of Apollo 13. To enter, click on this link.
Deadline: March 22, 2019 (open to US addresses)
Learn more about historic Journey of Apollo 13 with this fun discussion guide
Riley lives in TropeTown, where everyone plays stock roles in novels. But TropeTown has a dark secret, and it’s up to Riley and his fellow Manic Pixies to get to the bottom of it. A delightful celebration and send-up of the manic pixie trope in YA literature, The Manic Pixie Dream Boy Improvement Project will delight YA fans of all ages.
Lerner Publishing Group is giving away 5 advanced review copies of The Manic Pixie Dream Boy Improvement Project. For a chance to enter and win, click this link.
Deadline: March 31, 2019 (Open to US addresses)
Spend more time in TropeTown with Riley and Zelda using this fun activity guide
Win a signed copy of YOGI: The Life, Loves, and Language of Baseball Legend Yogi Berra! (Elementary)
Just in time for baseball’s spring training season, here is the life and famous words, such as “it ain’t over till it’s over,” of Major League Baseball player and New York Yankee Lawrence “Yogi” Berra.
Yogi Berra loved his family, his neighborhood, his friends, and, most of all, baseball. He was crazy for it, ever since he was a young kid playing with friends in an abandoned dump. But baseball didn’t love him back–at least not at first. Yogi was different. He didn’t have the right look. When he finally made it to the major leagues, Yogi faced pranks and harassment from players, sportswriters, and fans. Their words hurt, but they made Yogi determined to show all that he could do.
Author Barb Rosenstock’s dynamic text and illustrator Terry Widener’s powerful artwork reveal the talents, loves, and inspirational words of this celebrated New York Yankee and American icon, who earned a World Series ring for each finger and made baseball love him back.
Boyds Mills Press is giving away 10 copies of YOGI: The Life, Loves, and Language of Baseball Legend Yogi Berra. Email email@example.com to enter!
Deadline: April 1, 2019 (Open to US addresses)
Reflect on the great life of Yogi Berra with this exciting book trailer and discussion guide