have ended, but there are some wonderful reading ideas listed below.
can't resist the chance to win a new book, and here are some contests
you can enter to win books and other great prizes....
For most of
the contests, you just have to submit your name for a drawing, but
there are some that require a bit of talent. Hey, kids, are you
up to it?
|Sign up to win an Advanced Reader Copy
of Life, Love and the Pursuit of Hotties:
Love And The Pursuit Of Hotties
by Katie Maxwell
Another book abou Emily. . She's finally graduating from high
school, is going through teenage meltdown. Fang - her lovable
boyfriend - hasn't called her in three weeks. THREE WEEKS!!
Which is sending her off the deep-end. She's finding that moving
into a college dorm has it's ups and downs - getting away from
parents, WAY up; sharing a dorm with a bunch of science and
techno geeks, WAY down.
WIN THIS BOOK:
Year of the Dog
by Grace Lin
It's the Chinese Year of the Dog, and Pacy finds out that
this is the year she is supposed to "find herself."
She struggles to find her talent, makes a new best friend,
and discovers just why the Year of the Dog is a lucky one
after all. Friendship, family, and finding one's passion in
life make this novel appealing to all readers. A wonderful
debut novel by prolific picture book author and illustrator
Grace Lin, it has all the makings of a modern classic.
You can win a copy of this exciting book by entering the
April 1st drawing. Send an email to: Wingoodbooks@aol.com
right away. Put "Year of the Dog" in the
subject line, and your mailing address in the body of the
|WIN THIS BIG TIME TRAVEL, GHOST
STORY ADVENTURE.... just send an email to Wingoodbooks@aol.com
with "Nick & Slim" in the subject line, and your
mailing address in the body of the email. The drawing will be
Nick & Slim:
The Legend of the Falcon Mine
by Pamela Henn
In a new home, a new town, and a new school, Nick feels more
alone than ever. His father is very busy in his job, his mother
isn’t around and it seems like things can’t get
much worse, but then his class goes on a field trip to the
Silverado Ghost Town. Nick is framed for stealing a museum
artifact—the journal of the notorious Slim Marano, who
was hanged for murder more than 100 years ago.
Just when he’s sure that no one will believe him, Nick
comes face-to-face with Slim’s spirit and discovers
that they have something in common—they were both set
up. Nick travels through time to the Old West to help Slim
prove his innocence. They discover a conspiracy of vengeance,
greed, and murder fueled by dark forces.
With danger building and time running out, Nick must discover
the truth to save innocent lives—and change his own
is up for grabs too!
To win this exciting gothic adventure just send an email to
with "Murkmere" in the subject line, and your name
and address in the body of the email. Drawing will be April
By Patricia Elliott
Written in a dark gothic style, this wonderful young adult
fantasy will keep you reading to the exciting end. Aggie goes
to Murkmere to become a companion to sixteen year old Leah.
Aggie starts to befriend the wild and strange girl who seems
to want nothing but to escape Murkmere and and the odd, handsome
Steward, Silas. As preparations begin for the ball to celebrate
Leah's sixteenth birthday, Aggie finds herself enmeshed in
the sinister plots that surround Murkmere, Leah, and the mysterious
Master. Suspenseful and haunting, Murkmere pulls the reader
into an unforgettable world between history and myth.
WIN AN EXCITING IPOD IN THIS COOL CONTEST.....
is a connecting thread throughout SMALL
STEPS. The songs in the book express
everything from emotions of happiness to loneliness and from
situations about growing pains to just having fun!
Write the words to an original song that you think Kaira
DeLeon might sing at one of her concerts after meeting Armpit
and you can be entered to win our Grand Prize*.
for details ]
Grand-Prize winner will receive:
• An iPod
• ITunes Gift Certificate
• an autographed copy of Small Steps
...and your winning song lyrics posted on our website.
All entries must be submitted to Random House between January
10, 2006, and May 31, 2006.
Here is a super site with contests and games you won't
want to miss, including a chance for your class to get a book
Check it out! Scholastic.com
| Kids: Games & Contests
a mystery? Solve these cases...
Kids Mysteries: mysteries to solve, scary stories, and magic
A CHALLENGE FOR
THE SPORTS STAR IN YOU:
Arrow NBA Essay Contest
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To enter, send one (1) complete essay
(2 pages or less) that tells about a teacher or coach who
made a difference in a student’s life.One (1) Grand
Prize Winner will receive a Basketball Clinic for up to 100
students from the winner’s school taught by an NBA Legend.
Clinic will be scheduled by the NBA and Scholastic in coordination
with the winning teacher and school. The school will also
receive a 50-book SuperStar Library. The winner will receive
an official autographed NBA basketball, a $250 NBAStore.com
gift certificate and a 50-book SuperStar Library. (Estimated
retail value: $5000). Ten (10) Second Prize Winners will receive
an official NBA basketball, a $50 NBAStore.com gift certificate,
and a 50-book SuperStar Library. (Estimated retail value:
NBA Essay Contest 2006
Writing and Art at Kids Online Magazine
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