Press Release Fun: Give It Away, Give It Away, Give It Away Now
Attention public and school librarians!
You have a chance to win a whole bunch o’ fabulous books for the lovely folks at The Class of 2K9. Forewarned is forearmed. Note this release:
The weather’s getting cooler, the leaves are falling… That means it’s time for one last giveaway before 2009 comes to an end!
Between now and Thanksgiving weekend, the Class of 2K9 will be celebrating the many wonderful librarians who’ve supported us throughout the year by offering not one, not two, but THREE sets of books:
Set 1 (a full set for public libraries — 23 titles in all):
Set 2 (all our middle grade titles, for elementary and middle schools — 12 titles in all):
THE YEAR THE SWALLOWS CAME EARLY by Kathryn Fitzmaurice
OPERATION REDWOOD by S. Terrell French
MY LIFE IN PINK & GREEN by Lisa Greenwald
ROAD TO TATER HILL by Edith M. Hemingway
ALSO KNOWN AS HARPER by Ann Haywood Leal
JANE IN BLOOM by Deborah Lytton
HEART OF A SHEPHERD by Rosanne Parry
HAVEN by Beverly Patt
JUNGLE CROSSING by Sydney Salter
WHEN THE WHISTLE BLOWS by Fran Cannon Slayton
THE SECRETS OF THE CHEESE SYNDICATE by Donna St. Cyr
BULL RIDER by Suzanne Morgan Williams
Set 3 (all our young adult titles, for high schools — 11 titles in all):
WATERSMEET by Ellen Jensen Abbott
CRASH INTO ME by Albert Borris
MY INVENTED LIFE by Lauren Bjorkman
GIVE UP THE GHOST by Megan Crewe
FREAKED by J.T. Dutton
INITIATION by Susan E. Fine
BREATHING by Cheryl Renee Herbsman
SHRINKING VIOLET by Danielle Joseph
DREAMING ANASTASIA by Joy Preble
MY BIG NOSE AND OTHER NATURAL DISASTERS by Sydney Salter
NOTHING LIKE YOU by Lauren Strasnick
Who may enter: You must be a librarian currently working at a school or public library in the US.
How to enter: Send an e-mail to contests @ classof2k9.com with the words "Thanksgiving Giveaway" and the number of the set you’d like to win (please only pick one, the one you think would best fit your readers’ needs). e.g., "Thanksgiving Giveaway Set 2". In the body of the email, give the following information:
-The name and address of the library/school where you work
-Again, which set you’re entering to win
Giveaway deadline: Enter by November 30th, so we can draw the winner while you’re still recovering from Thanksgiving dinner! 🙂
Thanks to Beverly Patt for the link!
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About Betsy Bird
Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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