Contests & Giveaways | August 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 Dan Unmasked by Chris Negron (Elementary/Middle Grade)

Book Cover for Dan Unmasked

Best friends Dan and Nate live for baseball and superhero comic books. When the unthinkable happens to Nate, Dan is left with a closet stuffed with comics and a best-friend-shaped hole in his heart. There’s no way a regular kid can save the day on his own. Right?

HarperCollins is giving away 5 copies of Dan Unmasked. Enter for a chance to win!

Deadline: August 21, 2020 (Open to U.S. Addresses)

Explore the Curriculum Guide!

Win a copy of Lulu the One and Only by Lynnette Mawhinney (Elementary)

Book Cover for Lulu the One and Only

Lulu loves her mixed-race family, but she hates it when people ask her “What are you?” She comes up with a power phrase to express who she is in response.

Magination Press is giving away 5 copies of Lulu the One and Only. Enter for a chance to win!

Deadline: August 21, 2020 (Open to U.S. Addresses)

Explore the Curriculum Guide and this blog post from the author!

Win a copy of May Saves the Day and Judge Juliette by Laura Gehl (Elementary)

Judge Juliette

May saves the day again and again using the power of words, turning angry BEES into playful BEETS and a rampaging BEAR into a silly BEARD. Juliette sets up a backyard court to settle neighborhood disputes, but the judging gets tough when her parents plead their cases for the type of pet they’ll get for the family. These two strong girl picture books by Laura Gehl will delight students!

Capstone and Sterling Publishing are giving away 5 copies of May Saves the Day and Judge Juliette. Enter for a chance to win!

Deadline: August 26, 2020 (Open to U.S. Addresses)

Explore this Teacher’s Guide for Judge Juliette and Activity Guide for May Saves the Day.

Win a copy of How to Live on the Edge by Sarah Lynn Scheerger (Young Adult)

How to Live on the Edge

Cayenne learns that her aunt, who raised her, has the same gene mutation that caused her mom’s fatal cancer—and discovers the challenges of living life to the fullest when death is in your DNA.

Lerner Publishing Group is giving away 5 ARCs of How to Live on the Edge. Enter for a chance to win!

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

Explore the Discussion Guide and this Guest Blog Post from the author!

Win a copy of After the Worst Thing Happens by Audrey Vernick (Middle Grade)

Left reeling after her thoughtless mistake causes a terrible accident, 12-year-old Army Morand channels her grief to help someone in need. After the Worst Thing Happens is a bittersweet story about a girl surprised by the force of a growing need inside her to reach out and lend a hand while trying to escape the swirling sadness of her own sudden loss. In the end, it is about finding love and hope and friendship in very surprising places.

Holiday House is giving away 2 copies of After the Worst Thing Happens. Enter for a chance to win!

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

Explore the Educator’s Guide!

Win a copy of Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera by Candace Fleming and Eric Rohmann (Elementary)

Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera

National Honeybee Day is on August 15th, so this month, we celebrate! Enter Holiday House’s giveaway for Candace Fleming & Eric Rohmann’s new nonfiction picture book, Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera! Take to the sky with Apis, one honeybee, as she embarks on her journey through life. Honeybee has received a stunning seven starred reviews!

Holiday House is giving away 2 copies of Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera. Enter for a chance to win!

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

Listen to the Meet-the-Author Recording and explore the Lesson Plan.

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One Response to Contests & Giveaways | August 2020

  1. Vanessa August 13, 2020 at 10:36 pm #

    Thank you for all of the book recommendations and giveaway! I’m completely in love with this website.

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