Contests & Giveaways | January 2022

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 The Faith of Elijah Cummings: The North Star of Equal Justice by Carole Boston Weatherford and Laura Freeman (Elementary)

Award-winning nonfiction author Carole Boston Weatherford offers a stirring profile of Maryland congressman and civil rights advocate Elijah Cummings in her newest picture book biography for young readers.

Random House Studio is giving away 5 copies of The Faith of Elijah Cummings. Submit an entry for a chance to win!

Deadline: January 21, 2022 (Open to U.S. Addresses)

Explore the Guest Blog Post with the Carole Boston Weatherford!

Win a copy of Snow Angel, Sand Angel by Lois-Ann Yamanaka and Ashley Lukashevsky (Elementary)

In this beautiful winter story, a young Hawaiian girl has never seen snow, so her father drives the family to the top of the Mauna Kea volcano. It’s not quite the winter wonderland Claire had been expecting, but maybe winter at the beach has its own magic! Both the author and illustrator of this charming picture book grew up in Hawaii.

Make Me a World/Random House is giving away 5 copies of Snow Angel, Sand Angel. Submit an entry for a chance to win!

Deadline: January 24, 2022 (Open to U.S. Addresses)

Listen to the Audio Name Pronunciation with Ashley Lukashevsky!

Win a free set of 2 middle-grade sci-fi/fantasy novels (Middle Grade)

A school project takes an alien turn when three kids uncover a secret society whose aim is to keep sneaks—mischievous interdimensional sprites—from sneaking into our universe in Sneaks by Catherine Egan. August’s zombie problem has grown exponentially in August of the Zombies, the final installment of the Zombie Problems trilogy by K. G. Campbell.

Knopf Books for Young Readers is giving away both of these fun sci-fi/fantasy romps to 5 lucky winners. Submit an entry for a chance to win!

Deadline: January 25, 2022 (Open to U.S. Addresses)

Listen to the Audio Name Pronunciation with K.G. Campbell!

Win a copy of How to Win a Slime War by Mae Respicio (Middle Grade)

Alex loves making slime and soon he’s at war with a girl in his new school to be the best slime seller on campus. This charming novel features a Filipino main character and explores themes of entrepreneurship, family expectations, and what it means to win.

Wendy Lamb Books is giving away 5 copies of How to Win a Slime War. Submit an entry for a chance to win!

Deadline: January 28, 2022 (Open to U.S. Addresses)

Explore the For Teachers, By Teachers Blog Post with Mae Respicio!

Win a copy of Seeking Freedom: The Untold Story of Fortress Monroe and the Ending of Slavery in America by Selene Castrovilla and E.B. Lewis (Elementary)

In this dramatic Civil War story, a courageous enslaved fugitive teams with a cunning Union general to save a Union fort from the Confederates—and triggers the end of slavery in the United States. This is the first children’s nonfiction book about a Black unsung hero who remains relevant today and to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Astra Books for Young Readers is giving away 20 copies of Seeking Freedom. Email marketing@astrapublishinghouse.com for a chance to win!

Deadline: January 31, 2022 (Open to U.S. Addresses)

Listen to the Audio Name Pronunciation for E.B. Lewis!

Win a copy of Tips for Magicians by Celesta Rimington (Middle Grade)

In this lyrical and hopeful story set in an arts-infused small town in the southern Utah desert, a grieving boy and his two best friends try to bring back a mysterious muse who grants wishes.

Crown Books for Young Readers is giving away 10 copies of Tips for Magicians. Submit an entry for a chance to win!

Deadline: January 31, 2022 (Open to U.S. Addresses)

Explore the Curriculum Guide!

Win a paperback set of the Dear Dragon Developing Readers series (Elementary)

Introduce your PK-K readers to the beloved Dear Dragon character with the Dear Dragon Developing Readers series. The books provide emergent readers opportunities to read for meaning and gain fluency through familiar topics, simple storylines, strong picture support, and repetitive high-frequency words. Follow a boy and his pet dragon as they visit new places, meet new friends, and explore their feelings. Written at the earliest Fountas and Pinnell reading levels of A-D, these are the perfect start to reading before moving on to the next series of Dear Dragon books. Each book contains educators’ resources which include picture glossary, reading reinforcements and activities. Teachers’ notes are also available on the publisher’s website. Leveled officially by Fountas & Pinnell.

Norwood House Press is giving away 2 paperback sets of the Dear Dragon Developing Readers series (Set 3). That’s 14 books per winner. Submit an entry for a chance to win!

Deadline: January 31, 2022 (Open to U.S. Addresses)

Explore the Teacher’s Guide!

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One Response to Contests & Giveaways | January 2022

  1. Cody Johnson January 7, 2022 at 12:46 pm #

    Thank you for having the monthly Contests & Giveaways!

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