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Contests and Giveaways | October 2016

Each month we feature free and enjoyable book contests and giveaways! We hope you will enjoy the following opportunities as well as the author and book resources available via TeachingBooks.net. Share your plans to win 7 copies of Scariest Stories Ever Told! (Elementary/Middle Grade) To celebrate the launch of Scariest Stories Ever Told by Roberta Simpson […]

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Original Author Resources Provide Insights

A customer from Eau Claire, Wisconsin recently asked us to create original multimedia resources with author Deborah Jiang-Stein. In this original Meet-the-Author Book Reading Deborah talks about how emotionally challenging it was to write her memoir, Prison Baby (Beacon 2014). Share a Book Reading with students as a way for them to connect to the book and […]

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Contests and Giveaways | September 2016

Each month we feature free and enjoyable book contests and giveaways! We hope you will enjoy the following opportunities as well as the author and book resources available via TeachingBooks.net. Enter to win a copy of The Curse of the Were-Hyena plus an advance reading copy of the next book in the Monstertown Mystery series (Elementary) […]

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Guest Blogger: Jenny Han

I want my readers to see that they can be all kinds of people and that they aren’t limited to a version of themselves that someone else decided for them. They can be the popular girl, the smart girl, the mean girl, or the screw-up. “Asian American girl” doesn’t denote any one type of person.






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Guest Blogger: Lesa Cline-Ransome

My family listened to music in the morning as we prepared for the day, and at night as we cleaned the dinner dishes. I grew up on a steady diet of the R&B and soul music of the Jackson 5, Bobby Womack, and James Brown. Of Soul Train Saturday mornings and church service choir stands […]






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Guest Blogger: Sara Pennypacker

It’s helpful for me to think of a novel as a living creature. (I’m a writer—everything is a metaphor!) The heart of my novel is its theme; the steady beat of life at its core. Its blood, coursing life through every page, is its language, or voice. Its skeleton is the narrative structure; the plot, […]






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Contests and Giveaways | April 2016

Each month we feature free and enjoyable book contests and giveaways! We hope you will enjoy the following opportunities as well as the author and book resources available via TeachingBooks.net.   Win a free copy of Brick by Brick and Why? (Elementary) Enter to win a copy of Brick by Brick by Giuliano Ferri and Why? by Nicolai Popov, two books from […]

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What is your favorite word?

Each month the TeachingBooks.net team is going to answer a “get-to-know-you” question, so you can learn more about us, and because we’d love to get to know more about you — please feel free to share your answer in the comments section! Sarah: Threshold — I’m drawn in by both the literal and figurative meanings of […]

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Guest Blogger: Hervé Tullet

My work often asks, “What is a book?” First came the interactive Press Here, which was radical in its simplicity. For Mix It Up!, I painted with my bare hands—a “no-illustration” illustration. Let’s Play! (2016; all Chronicle) is the return to expressing something with drawing, composition, proportion, and feelings.






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Contests and Giveaways | March 2016

Each month we feature free and enjoyable book contests and giveaways! We hope you will enjoy the following opportunities as well as the author and book resources available via TeachingBooks.net.   Win a free set of Good Morning Yoga and Good Night Yoga (Elementary) Gentle exercises to help children start their school day confident and empowered, […]

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