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Guest Blogger: Steve Jenkins

It’s difficult, even for adults, to wrap one’s head around the fact that the elephant can weigh 22,000 pounds. So I included a simple infographic, a small silhouette of each animal, alongside another of an adult human (or a human hand, if the animal was small).






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Contests and Giveaways | August 2015

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 Vincent Paints His House (Elementary) Vincent is ready to paint his house. The only problem is choosing the color. He thinks white would be […]

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Contests and Giveaways | May 2015

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 Kate Walden Directs books (Elementary) Readers in grades four to six will love smart and funny Kate Walden as she navigates the social […]

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Blog tour: Sean Connolly

I knew that turning math workouts into life-or-death challenges was the way to engage young readers. Plus I had an ideal sounding board in the form of my boy-girl twins, one of whom loves math and the other who is the bookworm (I won’t say which is which).






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Contests and giveaways | August 2012

Each month we learn of special, free, and enjoyable opportunities for you that we feel support the mission of TeachingBooks. This month, we hope you enjoy learning about the following opportunities (in order of deadline):   WIN A FREE COPY OF That Mad Game: Growing Up in a Warzone, an Anthology of Essays from Around […]

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Contests and giveaways | June 2012

Each month we learn of special, free, and enjoyable opportunities for you that we feel support the mission of TeachingBooks. This month, we hope you enjoy learning about the following opportunities (in order of deadline): WIN A FREE COPY OF The Five Lives of our Cat Zook (Elementary & Middle School) This heartwarming novel for grades 3-6 […]

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Blog Tour: Author Devon Kinch

Today, TeachingBooks.net welcomes author and illustrator Devon Kinch as she stops by on her blog tour. By the time I turned 25, I had three credit cards and more debt than I could handle. The long process of digging myself out and repairing my finances inspired me to create the “Pretty Penny” book series. I wanted to […]

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On tollbooths, kitchen windows, and inspiration

You, educators and users of TeachingBooks.net, often inspire the new resources on the site.  For example, educators we met at a conference in Portland, Oregon mentioned how much they would love to see us create new original resources for the author Norton Juster. Last Friday, I spoke with Norton Juster and now I’m happy to […]

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