Contests & Giveaways | May 2020

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.

Win a copy of Who Will It Be? How Evolution Connects Us All (Elementary)

Book Cover for Who Will It Be?: How Evolution Connects Us All

“A beautiful and important book — a reminder that humans are deeply connected with every other animal on this glorious planet.” (NYT bestselling author, Sy Montgomery) and “★ A good starting point for curious youngsters” (School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW). Who Will It Be? explores the connections between humans and all life on Earth. Themes: Science, Nature, and Biology.

Blue Dot Kids Press is giving away 5 copies of Who Will It Be? How Evolution Connects Us All by Paola Vitale. Enter for a chance to win!

Deadline: May 22, 2020 (Open to U.S. and Canadian Addresses)

Explore this Teacher’s Guide and Activity Sheet!

Win a copy of Hello from Renn Lake (Middle Grade)

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Twelve-year old Annalise Oliver has a unique bond with Renn Lake — she’s able to sense its thoughts and feelings. But when the lake in this small Wisconsin town is covered by a harmful algae bloom, not only does the town suffer, but Annalise’s connection with Renn is gone. She and her friends take a risk to help heal their beloved lake and the town that depends on it. Narrated by both Annalise and Renn Lake, this is a story of determination, community, and the importance of taking better care of our fragile earth. A perfect tie-in to STEM and science curriculum.

The author, Michele Weber Hurwitz, is giving away 2 signed, hardcover copies of Hello from Renn Lake courtesy of Penguin Random House/Wendy Lamb Books. Enter for a chance to win!

Deadline: May 29, 2020 (Open to U.S. Addresses)

Explore these Discussion Questions from the author!

Win a copy of Votes of Confidence 2nd Edition: A Young Person’s Guide to American Elections (Young Adult)

Book Cover for Votes of Confidence: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

How does the election cycle work? What changed in the last election? And how can teens get involved? Updated for the 2020 election cycle, this edition provides the next generation of voters with essential guidance about the past, present, and future of American elections.

Lerner Publishing Group is giving away 5 ARCs of Votes of Confidence 2nd Edition: A Young Person’s Guide to American Elections by Jeff Fleischer. Enter for a chance to win.

Deadline: May 31, 2020 (Open to U.S. Addresses)

Explore this Discussion Guide!

Win a Christina Uss Book Set (Middle Grade)

Book Cover for The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle

Christina’s debut middle grade novel, The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle, was selected for the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List, Maine Student Book Award list, Vermont’s Dorothy Canfield Fisher list, and was a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year. Her newest book, filled with the same kind of heart and equally entertaining characters, is The Colossus of Roads.

Holiday House is giving away two book sets for Christina Uss’ books. Enter for a chance to win!

Deadline: May 31, 2020 (Open to U.S. Addresses)

Explore these Educator Guides for The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle and The Colossus of Roads.

Win a set of the Lucy McGee Series (Elementary)

Book Cover for News from Me, Lucy McGee

This chapter-book series by favorite, award-winning author Mary Amato stars a fun-loving heroine who matches wits with a mean girl. Spunky Lucy McGee is in the fourth grade at Slido Creek Elementary School and struggles with making the right decisions. There are schemes that go wrong, but through it all spunky and hilarious Lucy manages to right some wrongs and gather her friends in song.

Holiday House is giving away 2 sets of the Lucy McGee series. Enter for a chance to win!

Deadline: May 31, 2020 (Open to U.S. Addresses)

Explore this Educator’s Guide!

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One Response to Contests & Giveaways | May 2020

  1. Martha von Schilgen May 15, 2020 at 12:14 pm #

    Great selection of titles and resources!

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