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.
Grandpa and his granddaughter meditate on gardens and seeds, and on circles seen and unseen, as they share and create family traditions in this stunning exploration of the cycles of life and nature.
Abuelo y nieta meditan sobre jardines y semillas, sobre círculos visibles e invisibles, mientras participan y crean tradiciones familiares en esta hermosa exploración de los ciclos de la vida y naturaleza.
Cinco Puntos Press is giving away 5 copies of the Spanish edition of the Pura Belpré Honor book, All Around Us. Enter for a chance to win.
Deadline: December 16, 2019 (Open to U.S. Addresses)
Smart is not just ticks and crosses,
smart is building boats from boxes.
Painting patterns, wheeling wagons,
being mermaids, riding dragons …
From award-winning author Davina Bell and illustrator Allison Colpoys comes this joyful ode to all the unique and wonderful qualities that make children who they are.
Scribble is giving away one copy of All the Ways to be Smart and a limited edition Riso print by Allison Colpoys. To enter the giveaway, send an email to email@example.com with your name, mailing address, the grade level or age group of the students you work with, as well as the school where you work—and why you’re excited to read this book to your students!
Deadline: December 13, 2019 (Open to U.S. Addresses)
Be sure to explore these teaching notes!
Explore Ancient Civilization books bring to life the vibrant cultures of the distant past through fascinating facts about how people used to live and hands-on projects that reinforce learning! Titles in this series are Ancient Civilizations: Aztecs, Maya, Incas!; Ancient Civilizations: Egyptians!, Ancient Civilizations: Greeks!; and Ancient Civilizations: Romans!. Nomad Press books in the Explore Your World series integrate content with participation, encouraging readers to engage in student-directed learning. Combining content with inquiry-based projects stimulates learning and makes it active and alive. Nomad’s unique approach simultaneously grounds kids in factual knowledge while allowing them the space to be curious, creative, and critical thinkers.
Nomad Press is giving away two sets of four Ancient Civilization titles Please email firstname.lastname@example.org 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: December 31, 2019 (Open to U.S. addresses)
Enjoy this classroom guide!
Science isn’t limited to the classroom – it can be cooked up in the kitchen! This photographic book of experiments and projects covers covers chemical reactions, states of matter, microbiology and much more – all with ingredients and equipment that can be found in the kitchen.
The STEAM Ahead series shows readers that science isn’t limited to the classroom – it can be found out in the garden, cooked up in the kitchen and brought to life with paper and paints! Each book features clear, step-by-step instructions and has a fresh, contemporary design, with an emphasis on fun, achievable experiments to give kids hands-on experiences. The science behind each experiment is explained, giving readers the theory behind the practical activities.
Quarto Kids is giving away 3 classroom copies of Experiment with Kitchen Science. Enter for a chance to win.
Deadline: December 31, 2019 (Open to U.S. and Canadian Addresses)