Giveaway: Educators

The Secret Kingdom: Picture Book Giveaway

Posted by on Feb 13, 2018 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 0 comments

PICTURE BOOK GIVEAWAY for Librarians, Educators, Literacy Groups, and Immigrant Services Organizations 15 books will be given away thanks to Candlewick Press!   ABOUT THE BOOK The Secret Kingdom: Nek Chand, a Changing India, and a Hidden World of Art By Barb Rosenstock Illustrated by Claire A. Nivola Published by Candlewick Press ISBN-13: 9780763674755 Age Range: 7 – 10 Years The incredible story of the world’s largest visionary environment: the Rock Garden of Chandigarh, kept secret by outsider artist Nek Chand for fifteen years. “It’s a child’s dream.” —Nek...

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Deadly Wish: A Ninja’s Journey: MG/YA Giveaway

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 1 comment

IN HONOR OF NATIONAL NINJA DAY… 30 libraries won this girl ninja novel thanks to Boyds Mill Press!   ABOUT THE BOOK Deadly Wish: A Ninja’s Journey Series: A Ninja’s Journey Series, Book 2 By Sarah L. Thomson Published by Boyds Mill Press ISBN-13: 9781629797779 Lexile: 870L Age Range: 10 – 14 Years This sequel to Deadly Flowers is a fast-paced and compelling read with a multitude of astonishing plot twists. Kata is one of the best employees of a master thief until he sells her to Madame Chiyome, the woman who trained Kata as a ninja. It turns out that Madame Chiyome...

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Strong as Sandow: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 0 comments

25 librarians,classroom teachers and physical education teachers won copies of this book thanks to Charlesbridge Publishing!   ABOUT THE BOOK Strong as Sandow: How Eugen Sandow Became the Strongest Man on Earth By Don Tate Illustrated by Don Tate Published by Charlesbridge ISBN-13: 9781580896283 Age Range: 6 – 9 Years Little Friedrich Müller was a puny weakling who longed to be athletic and strong like the ancient Roman gladiators. He exercised and exercised. But he to no avail. As a young man, he found himself under the tutelage of a professional body builder. Friedrich worked and...

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Two Truths and a Lie: STEM Book Winners

Posted by on Nov 16, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 7 comments

10 individual copies were given away to educators, librarians, or STEM coordinators!   ABOUT THE BOOK Two Truths and a Lie: It’s Alive! By Ammi-Joan Paquette and Laurie Ann Thompson Illustrated by Lisa K. Weber Published by HarperCollins Publishers ISBN-13: 9780062418791 Age Range: 8 – 12 Years Two Truths and a Lie is the first book in a fascinating new series that presents some of the most crazy-but-true stories about the living world as well as a handful of stories that are too crazy to be true—and asks readers to separate facts from the fakes! Did you know that there is a...

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Smart Cookie: Classroom Set Winner

Posted by on Nov 14, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 3 comments

Congratulations to Gigi McAllister’s classroom!   Children’s novelist Elly Swartz thinks educators and school librarians are Smart Cookies. In honor of all you amazing educators, Elly will give away one classroom set of Smart Cookie (Scholastic, Inc.) and a cookie party to one elementary classroom on 1/30/18. TO ENTER tweet using the hashtag #SmartCookieEducator and Elly will add your name to the cookie jar. You can also nominate another educator by including that educator’s handle in the Tweet.     More Information One random entrant will receive 20 hardcover copies of Smart Cookie...

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Starring Carmen!: Picture Book Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Nov 3, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 3 comments

22 picture books were given away to educators, librarians, or community and literacy groups. Thank you Abrams!   ABOUT THE BOOK Starring Carmen! By Anika Denise Illustrated by Lorena Alvarez Gómez Published by ABRAMS ISBN-13: 9781419723216 Age Range: 5 – 7 Years Meet Carmen! She LOVES the spotlight and applause. She’s an actress, a singer, a dancer—a one-girl sensación! She exhausts her parents with her nightly performances and completely overshadows Eduardo, her adoring little brother. But when Eduardo shows his big sister how much he loves her in a way even Carmen can’t ignore,...

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