Posts Tagged "Laurie Ann Thompson"

My Dog Is the Best: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 2 comments

PICTURE BOOK GIVEAWAY For Educators & Librarians Serving Kids in Grades 00-02 (Giveaway Closed-Sorry!) Thanks to MacKids, we gave away 24 copies of this “CCBC Choices 2016” Winner. THE PICTURE BOOK What do you get when you combine one energetic, enthusiastic little boy with his sleepy but tolerant dog? Unconditional love.  Using simple words and spare illustrations, My Dog Is the Best by Laurie Ann Thompson and illustrated by Paul Schmid (FSG) celebrates the special bond that exists between a young child and a beloved family pet. It’s the heartwarming story of two best...

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Be a Changemaker: Past Giveaway

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians, Theme: Community Service & Service Learning | 1 comment

BOOK GIVEAWAY (Closed-Sorry) For Librarians, Educators & Community Organizers Hoping to Create Changemakers Ages 12+ It is time for a change and you can build changemakers! We gave away individual copies of  Be a Changemaker: How to Start Something that Matters to 20 random librarians, educators and community organizer entrants. Our thanks to author Laurie Ann Thompson and publisher Beyond Words/Simon Pulse for the books! Don’t forget to grab the free, downloadable Be a Changemaker Workshops Guide! And the winners are… Lakeside Junior High School Natomas Charter School Cesar...

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Be a Changemaker Workshops

Posted by on May 10, 2015 in * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, Theme: Community Service & Service Learning, Theme: Social Change, Theme: Social Justice | 0 comments

Reader Engagement Project: THE BOOK Know a group of teens that want to make a difference in their community or world? Are they some of the millions of high school students with a service-learning requirement? Either way, Be a Changemaker: How to Start Something that Matters by Laurie Ann Thompson (Beyond Words/Simon Pulse) will empower your teens with the confidence and knowledge they need to effect real change. “Teens looking to make a difference will find inspiration as well as real-world strategies for realizing their dreams of being the change they want to see in the world.”...

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