Winners of Past Giveaways


(December 2014}

For Librarians, Educators & Book Club Readers

In celebration of the release of the novel and the companion Book Club Kit, author Jeannie Mobley and Margaret K. McElderry Books gave away 20 copies of the novel Searching for Silverheels.

Aurora Academy Charter School (Aurora, CO)
Pasadena Public Library( Pasadena,CA)
San Pedro Library (San Antonio, TX)
SUNY New Paltz (New Paltz, NY)
Attwood School (Lansing, Michigan)
Rockford Road Library (Crystal, MN)
Deerfield Public Library (Deerfield, IL)
Hancock County Library System Bay (St. Louis, MI)
Bernice Vossbeck Elementary School (Lynden, WA)
Missoula Public Library (Missoula, MT)
Robert W. Rowe Public Library (Sheridan,IL)
Kirby Jr High (Iowa Park, TX)
Widefield High School (Colorado Springs, CO)
St. Bartholomew School (East Brunswick, NJ)
La Mesa Library (La Mesa, CA)
Yorktown Middle School (Yorktown, VA)
Mebane Public Library (Mebane, NC)
Book Club (Wilmington,NC)
Evergreen Park Public Library (Evergreen Park, IL)
Grant Area District Library (Grant, MI)


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(November 2014}

Serving PreK-Grade 2

Husband and wife picture book team, Anika and Christopher Denise gave away two dozen copies of Baking Day at Grandma’s (Philomel) fresh from the oven and ready to serve!

Congratulations to the Winners!

South Jordan Library (South Jordan City, UT)
Bottineau Public School (Bottineau, ND)
Glen Ellyn Public Library (Glen Ellyn, IL)
inglewood pubilc library (Inglewood, CA)
North Branch Library (Bridgeport, CT)
Puyallup Public Library (Puyallup, WA)
Eastern Shores Library System (Sheboygan, WI)
pleasant grove city library (Pleasant Grove, UT)
fessenden/bowdon school (Bowdon, ND)
Nayatt School (Barrington, RI)
Assets School (Honolulu, HI)
Kooskia Community Library (Kooskia, Idaho)
Weare Public Library (Weare, NH)
Rahway Public Library (Rahway, NJ)
Wakulla County Schools (Crawfordville, FL)
R.B. Tullis Branch Library (New Caney, TX)
Capitol View Public Library (Washington, DC)
Community Library (Salem, Wisconsin)
Salina Public Library (SALINA, KS)
Kershaw County Library (Camden, SC)
Panguitch Public Library (Panguitch, UT)
Wilmington Institute Library (Wilmington, DE)
Adel Public Library (Adel,Iowa)
Blackfoot Public Library (Blackfoot, Idaho)


(October 2014)

Serving PreK-Grade 2

While we could not give you an ACTUAL Woolly Mammoth, we DID offer you a chance at one of the 20 copies of This Orq. (He Cave Boy.) by David Elliott and illustrated by Lori Nichols donated by the cave gals at Boyds Mills Press.

Congratulate these Woolly Winners!

Episcopal Place (Birmingham,AL)
Washington Memorial Library (Macon,GA)
O’Fallon Public Library (O’Fallon,IL)
Woodridge Public Library (Woodridge,IL)
East Baton Rouge Public Library (Baton Rouge,LA)
International School of Louisiana (Metairie,LA)
Farmhands Preschool (Northampton,MA)
M.E. Small Elementary School West (Yarmouth,MA)
Harve de Grace Library (Havre de Grace,MD)
Springfield-Greene County Library (Springfield,MIv
Forsyth County Public Library (Kernersville,NC)
Union City Public Library (Union City,NJ)
Sachem Public Library (Holbrook,NY)
Mt. Lebanon Public Library (Pittsburgh,PA)
Jesse M. Smith Library (Harrisville,RI)
James Poole Elementary (Winnsboro,TX)
Chesterfield County Public Library (Chesterfield,VA)
Hawthorne Elementary School (Madison,WI)
Hales Corners Elementary Hales (Corners,WI)
Madison Library District (Rexburg,ID)


good-braider-hi-resTHE GOOD BRAIDER
(June 2014)


Thanks to Skyscape and Recorded Books Curious City sent out 25 paperbacks and 5 audiobooks of The Good Braider to celebrate its paperback and audiobook release.  Copies went to these swell locations:

Baldwin Public Library (West Bloomfield, MI)
Mathews Public Library (Mathews, VA)
UW Milwaukee MLIS Program (Denver, CO)
Chesterfield County Public Library (Midlothian, VA)
West Springfield Public Library (West Springfield, MA)
Auburn Public Library (Auburn, GA)
St. Catherine University (St. Paul, MN)
Robert W. Rowe Public Library (Sheridan, IL)
Whittier Public Library (Whittier, CA)
Miller County R-3 School Library (Tuscumbia, MO)
Union Free Public Library (Union, CT)
Highland Community Library (Johnstown, PA)
Wauconda Area Public Library (Wauconda, IL)
La Mesa Branch Library (La Mesa, CA)
Brewster Ladies’ Library (Brewster, MA)
Jefferson-Madison Regional Library (Charlottesville, VA)
Lake Land College (Mattoon, IL)
MDCPS (Miami, Fl)
Lawrence Public Library (Lawrence, KS)
Mastics M.S. Community Library (N. Massapequa, NY)
Reeths-Puffer Schools (Muskegon, MI)
Haverford School (Ambler, PA)
Northwest High School (Cincinnati, OH)
Bartholomew County Public Library (Columbus, IN)
Nebraska Library Commision (Lincoln, NE)
Mount Horeb High School (Mount Horeb, WI)
JVHS (Houston, TX)
Pope John XXIII High School (Everett, MA)
Swampscott Public Library (Swampscott, MA)
Grafton Public Library (Grafton, MA)


(June 2014)


20 libraries received a Camp Cannibal Survival Kit which contained a copy of Camp Cannibal by Clay McLeod Chapman, a copy of Animal Farm, and enough nibbles to keep their patrons from snacking on smaller campers.

A feast of thank you’s to Clay McLeod Chapman and Disney/Hyperion for the kit contents!

And the Cannibal Kits went to…

Back of the Yards College Prep (Chicago, IL)
Auburn Public Library (Auburn, GA)
Tuttle Middle School (Crawfordsville,IN)
Baldwin Library (West Bloomfield, MI)
Natomas Charter School (Dixon, CA)
Rhodes Junior High School (Mesa, AZ)
Cesar Chavez Middle School (Hayward, CA)
R. B. Tullis Library (New Caney, TX)
Northland Public Library (Pittsburgh, PA)
Mukilteo Library (Mukilteo, WA)
Lakenheath Middle School (APO, AE)
Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School (Ellsworth, ME)
Ashland Public Library (Ashland, MA)
Statesboro Regional Library (Statesboro, GA)
Swampscott Public Library (Swampscott, MA)
Mount Horeb High School (Mount Horeb, WI)
Cascade Middle School (Bend, OR)
Olathe Public Library (Olathe, KS)
Springfield-Greene County Library (Springfield, MO)
Author’s Choice (Brooklyn, NY)


9781402286520_p0_v2_s600EVEN MONSTERS…
(April 2014)

Librarians & Educators
(Serving PreK-Grade 2)

Even Monsters…like a free book now and again.  Librarians and educators CERTAINLY do!

These monster lovers won copies of Even Monsters…by AJ Smith (Sourcebooks):

Oceanside Public Library (Oceanside, CA)
Hacienda Heights Library (Hacienda Heights,CA)
Kalona Public Library (Kalona,IA)
Homer Township Public Library (Homer Glen, IL)
Downers Grove Public Library (Downers Grove, IL)
Gary Public Library (Gary, IN)
Witherle Memorial Library (Castine, ME)
East Grand Forks Campell Library East (Grand Forks, MN)
Reynolds Manor Branch Library (Winston-Salem, NC)
St. Bartholomew School (East Brunswick,NJ)
Harris Memorial Library (Otego, NY)
Franklin Free Library (Franklin, NY)
Cherry Valley Memorial Library (Cherry Valley, NY)
Wister Public Library (Wister,OK)
Redbank Valley Public Library (New Bethlehem,PA)
Flower Mound Public Library (Flower Mound,TX)
Spanish Fork Public Library (Spanish Fork, UT)
Saltville Public Library (Saltville, VA)
Watertown Public Library (Watertown, WI)
Jefferson School Stevens (Point,WI)


(March 2014)Cub's Big World
Librarians & Educators
(Serving PreK-Grade 2)

Librarians and Educators emerged from their snow fort to win one of 20 copies of Cub’s Big World by Sarah L. Thomson and illustrated by Joe Cepeda.

Thank you to Cub’s fine publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for donating the books!

The Winners Are...

Rogers Public Library (Rogers, AR)
Rancho Penasquitos Library (San Diego, CA)
Dover Public Library (Dover, DE)
Wakulla County School District (Crawfordville, FL)
Madison Library District (Rexburg, ID)
Joliet Public Library (Joliet, IL)
Wichita Public Library (Wichita, KS)
Springfield City Library (Springfield, MA)
WCCC (Calais, ME)
Athens Community School (Athens, ME)
Mcarthur Public library (Biddeford, ME)
Johnstown Public Library (Johnstown, NY)
Hawley Public Library (Hawley, PA)
Charleston County Public Library (Charleston, SC)
Asotin County Library (Clarkston, WA)
Princeton Public Library (Princeton, IL)
Albany Public Library (Albany, NY)
Eastern Lancaster County Library (New Holland,PA)
Graves Memorial Public Library (Kennebunkport, ME)


Jamie_Hogan__Here_Come_the_Humpbacks_HERE COME THE HUMPBACKS!
(August 2013)
A Giveaway for Librarians, Educators, and Children’s Lit & Nature Programmers

To celebrate the release of the non-fiction picture book Here Come the Humpbacks! and it’s accompanying event kit, illustrator Jamie Hogan, author April Pulley Sayre, and Charlesbridge Publishing gave away 20 paperback copies to librarians, educators, and other swell children’s lit and nature programmers.  Here are our grand winners!

M. Higgins (Birmingham, AL)
T. Prendergast (Vancouver, BC)
S. Fleming (San Diego, CA)
S. Cerasoli (North Haven, CT)
M. Cox (Bonita Springs, FL)
R. Davidson (Glenview, IL)
M. Rueff (Zionsville, IN)
A. Gentry (New Orleans, LA)
R. Nyzio (Middleboro, MA)
H. Boyer (Oxford, MI)
C. Treuting (Port Jervis, NY)
E. Stoller (Spring Valley, NY)
M. Martinez (Florida, NY)
S. Rokos (Schenectady, NY)
J. DeSantis (Mayfield Hts, OH)
S. Thomas (Oakwood, OH)
C. Brown (Philadelphia, PA)
P. Hoadley (Madison, WI)
J. Grill (Wickliffe, OH)
L. Pannuto (Lake Orion, MI)


(July 2013)
A Giveaway for Librarians & Other Swell Teen Programmers

To celebrate the release of the YA novel Solstice, author P.J. Hoover and TOR Teen gave away 25 signed copies of the novel to:

S. Shangraw (Mesa, AZ) A. Provence (El Cerrito, CA) K. Chipps (Englewood, CO) S. Wilson (Longmont, CO) C. Kelley (Columbus, IN) M. Boksenbaum (Stow, MA) D. Kirchhoff (Concordia, MO) B. Connolly (New York, NY) S. Farris (Upper Arlington, OH) B. Fetzer (Fort Mill, SC) A. Galliton (Iowa Park, TX) R. Aasi Lake (Forest, IL) C. Osborne (Oxford, MI) J. Absi (Wilmington, NC) M. Williams (Port Jefferson, NY) B. Miller (Cincinnati, OH) J. Beckstead (Casper, WY) J. Harrigan (Miami, FL) C. Munroe (Brown Deer, WI) D. Stutzman (La Mesa, CA) K. Kydd (Danville, IN) J. Beukema (Grand Rapids, MI) H. Vogt (St Louis, MO) J. OBrien (Hickory, NC) P. Gottfried (New City, NY)


(June 2013)
A Giveaway for Librarians

To celebrate the release of the middle grade novelThe Water Castle, author Megan Frazer Blakemore and Walker Books for Young Readers are gave away 28 signed copies of the novel to these fine librarians and communities:

Y. Mason (Los Angeles, CA)
M. Proctor (Parachute, CO)
K. Parrott (Darien, CT)
H. Tighe (Chicago, IL)
M. Touet (Everett, MA)
C. Wood (Holden, ME)
Laura (Biddeford, ME)
M. Guerrette (Norway, ME)
A. McKenna (Appleton, ME)
K. Remenar (Lake Orion, MI)
N. Dahms-Stinson (Springfield, MS)
E. Weislak (Mebane, NC)
C. Morrison (East Greenbush, NY)
J. Estepp (Glendale, NY)
S. Rokos (Schenectady, NY)
L. Chappell (Swanton, OH)
C. Norton (Okmulgee, OK)
S. Krieg (Haverford, PA)
L. Lyon (Laurens, SC)
S. Thackston (Gallatin, TN)
M. Sullivan (South Hill, WA)
K. Menzer (Sheboygan, WI)
B. Queen (Uniontown, OH)
E. Rogers (Henrico, VA)
T. Christner (Hutchinson, KS)
K. Kleckner (Rosemount, MN)
S. Stanton (Northport, ME)
K. Flynn (Port Saint Lucie, FL)


(June 2013)
A Giveaway for Educators & Librarians Serving Teens

Lisa Jahn-Clough and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt celebrated the release off the novel, Nothing But Blue with the giveaway of 25 copies of the novel to these fine servers of teens:

L. Young (Johnstown, PA) B. Dailey Kenneth (Memphis, TN) N. Ducomb (Bay St. Louis, MS) S. Schab (New Buffalo, MI) A. Klebanoff (Lansdowne, PA) M. Van Horn (Crawfordsville, IN) P. Gottfried (Garnerville, NY) J. Oakeson (Lebanon, OR) N. Gardner (Vineland, NJ) B. Fetzer (Rock Hill, SC) J. Kelley (Camden, SC) N. Edwards (Calhoun, GA) J. Troy (Milton, MA) K. Sutherland (Akron, OH) M. (Bow, NH) J. Baxter (Fallbrook, CA) N. Schummer (Roswell, NM) S. Schab (New Buffalo, MI) E. Tobin (Rock Island, IL) H. Brosseau (Westminster, CO) M. Galbraith (Rexburg, ID) D. Chandler (Auburn, GA) M. Hamrick (Irondale, AL) S. Flores (Mesa, AZ


Doggone Feet!DOGGONE FEET!
(April 2013)
A Giveaway to Librarians!

Author / illustrator Leslie Helakoski and Boyds Mill Press celebrated the release of Doggone Feet! with a giveaway of 25 bookmark packs and 25 books to the following educators and librarians serving PreK-Grade 3 kids!

K. McGinnis (San Marcos, CA) J. Bowman (Enfield, CT) C. Fishman (Boynton Beach, FL) J. Armstrong (Boise, ID) K. Hurson (Carmel, IN) G. Dixon (Topeka, KS) D. Grady (Gorham, ME) C. Kempainen (Stevensville, MT) C. Harding Charlotte, NC) D. Luettich (Newport, NC) C. Osgood (Minde, NE) J. B. Brown (Gallup, NM) D. McLaughlin (McKean, PA) J. Vincelette (West Warwick, RI) T. Dolcetti (Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan) J. Moore (Vermillion, SD) C. Morton (Ogden, UT) A. Hunt (Woodbridge, VA) C. BREITENFELDT (MANITOWOC, WI) K. Wiegel (Argyle WI)

S. Henderson (Tucson, AZ) L. Romans (Ft. Stewart, GA) M. Newlin (Fenton, IA) R. Citrin (Chicago, IL) R. Richardson (Baton Rouge, LA) M. Pike (Dorchester, MA) R. Douglas (Bar Harbor, ME) L. Pannuto (Lake Orion, MI) S. Boulka (Andover, MN) M. Anthuis (Charleston, MO) L. Chandler (Hattiesburg, MS) L. Ullrich (Nashua, NH) M. Savvides (Randolph, NJ) R. Mutnick (Bronx NY) M. Burnham (Pond Creek OKv L.Hamler-Dupras (Dallas OR) S.e Costner (Alcoa TN) N. Krebbs (Lubbock, TX) S. Walters (Burlington, VT) M. Palmer (Seattle, WA)




(April 2013)
A Giveaway to Librarians!

Author David A. Kelly has taken librarians Out to the Ballpark!

David is mailing a hardcover from his Ballpark Mysteries series to school and pubic libraries in these 60 cities and towns to thank librarians for all the support they have given the series!

Tolleson AZ, Corona CA, Newark CA, Westminster CA, Paso Robles CA, Grand Terrace CA, Smyrna GA, Marietta GA, Burlington IA, Springfield IL, Hinsdale IL, Rockton IL, Darien IL, St. John IN, Canton MA, Plymouth MA, Grafton MA, Silver Spring MD, Ellicott City MD, Brewer ME, Parsonsfield Me, Lincoln ME, Gorham ME, Brooksville ME, Richmond ME, Wells ME, Southwest Harbor ME, Royal Oak MI, Brentwood MO, St. Louis MO, Spindale NC, Charlotte NC, Conway NH, Oceanport NJ, Glen Rock NJ, New Hyde, Park NY, Long Beach NY, Goshen NY, Southold NY. Ottawa OH. Austinburg OH. Newfoundland PA. Newtown PA. Castlewood SD, Mosheim TN, Lubbock TX, Nacogdoches TX, Porter TX, Cisco TX, Del Valle TX, Laredo TX, Richmond VA, Arlington VA, Franklin VA, Wells VT, St. Johnsbury VT, Phillips WI, Tomah WI, Providence RI, and Bartlesville OK!


So You Wanna Be a Superstar?SO YOU WANNA BE A SUPERSTAR? (January 2013)
A Giveaway from Author Ted Michael

Book Winners

J. Baxter (Fallbrook, CA)
Natomas Charter School (Sacramento, CA)
L. Knowlton (Athens, GA)
A. Lindsay (Lithonia, GA)
Parsons Public Library (Parsons, KS)
J. Hilbun (Newburyport, MA)
N. Schummer (Roswell, NM)
Farmingdale Public Library (Farmingdale, NY)
Lansdowne Public Library (Lansdowne, PA)
S. Bloom (Pawtucket, RI)
L. Rose (Rosenberg, TX)
Hungary Creek Middle School (Glen Allen, VA)
A. Curtis (Gallatin, NY)
Curtis Memorial Library (Brunswick, ME)


Children's Book GOBBLE, GOBBLE by Cathryn FalwellGOBBLE, GOBBLE (November 2012)
A Turn of the Season Giveaway from Author/Illustrator Cathryn Falwell and Dawn Publications

The Winner of a Cathryn Falwell Original Illustration and a Copy of Gobble, Gobble
Colton-Pierrepont CS Library (Colton, NY)

Winners of Copies of Gobble, Gobble
PCSS SAD4 Library (Guilford, Maine)
St. James Catholic School (Savannah, GA)
West Jackson Primary School (Braselton, GA)
Cub Run Elementary Library (Penn Laird, VA)
S. Sullivan (Webster, NY)
Scroggins Elementary School (Houston, TX)
Bonney Memorial Library (Cornish, ME)
Krieger Elementary School (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Siskiyou County Office of Education (Yreka, CA )
Club Estates Elementary (Corpus Christi, TX)
Douglas School District IMC (Box Elder, SD)
Pathways Elementary School (Hillsborough, NC)
R. Blocker (Perry, OK)
Fairview Elementary School (Maryville, TN)
Centre City Elementary School (Mantua, NJ)
Adrian School District (Adrian, OR)
Sunrise Elementary School (Yuma, AZ)
Piner Elementary School (Morning View, KY)
Chapman School District (Chapman KS)


A Thanksgiving Giveaway as Thanks to Librarians & Educators from Melissa Sweet

Book Winners
Memorial School (Montvale, NJ)
Sallie B. Howard School (East Wilson, NC)
North Bellmore Library (North Bellmore, NY)
Chalkley Elementary School (Chesterfield, VA)
Stevenson School ( Fairfield, NJ)
Laurel Hill Primary School, Mt. (Pleasant, SC)
York School (York, ME)
S. McElmeel (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Dunlap Elementary School (Austin, TX)
Manuel deVargas Elementary School (San Jose, CA)

And close to 200 more got a limited edition card from Melissa Sweet!


A Past Giveaway for Librarians & Educators

Where would Fairies and Hapennies be without librarians and teachers to read them into existence?

Author and creature maker Jennifer Carson gave away 15 signed copies of Hapenny Magick and one librarian was be chosen by the fairies to receive (the quite magical) Library Fairy!  Truly?  Yes, truly.

Book Winners
Calais Free Library (Calais, ME)
Melrose Elementary Library (Placentia, CA)
Shining Rivers Waldorf School (Saint Louis, MO)
Myers Elementary School (Dallas, OR)
Lakewood Elementary (Phenix City, AL)
Founders Hall (McKeesport, PA)
Denison Library (Cleveland, OH)
Canisteo-Greenwood Central School (Canisteo, NY)
Skyview Elementary (Yukon, OK)
Shiver School (Pelham, GA)
Clay Springs Public Library (Clay Springs, AZ)
Saint Bonaventure Media Center (Thoreau, NM)
Thornwood Elementary School (Houston, TX)
Livonia Public Schools (Livonia, MI)

Library Fairy Winner
Cople Elementary School (Hague, VA)