Thursday, December 24, 2009

This was my entry on Twitter to win an advanced readers copy of Heist Society. The Twitter contest continues today and there's a new way to enter too on

Monday, December 21, 2009

Contest--Win an advanced readers copy

The author of the Gallagher Girl series (I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You, Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy and
Don't Judge a Girl by her Cover) is writing a new book. You can win an advanced readers copy of HEIST SOCIETY.
Go to
to enter. Do this every day this week and you'll have 5 chances to win.

Good luck.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Contest--Win THE LAST OF THE SKY PIRATES by Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell

Would you like to win a copy of #5 of the Edge Chronicles? Are you interested in reading a steampunk book?

To enter this contest leave a comment with the name of a Newbery Medal winning book. Do not repeat the name of a book already mentioned in a comment. For an extra entry tell me the author and what year the book won the award. Remember to sign your first name, last initial, and teacher.

For an extra entry link this blog on your twitter and/or your blog and tell me you did that here.

Contest ends Thursday, December 17 at 11:59pm.

Winner--39 Clues Backpack

...and the winner is James W. from Mrs. McBride's class. Congratulations James and come by the library and pick up your prize.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Contest--Win a 39 Clues backpack

Do you enjoy The 39 Clues books? Would you like a backpack with a
39 Clues logo? Name the 6 books and the authors. If you get them right you will be entered into a drawing.

If you'd like to see the backpack come by the library and have a look.

The contest will end Sunday, December 13 at 11:59PM.

Friday, December 4, 2009

Win $1000

Would you like to win a $1000? Here's your chance. Read the book HUGGING THE ROCK by Susan Taylor Brown. Make a video
book trailer. It can be a slide show or a short movie 30 seconds to 2 minutes. Click on this link for more information and for some samples of book trailers. I may have already shown you some in the library and if you ask me I can show some to you. This contest is for students between the ages of 13 and 18 so current students may want to work with an older sibling.

Hurry. The deadline is December 15.

Good luck

Thursday, December 3, 2009

The Girl Who Threw Butterflies by Mick Cochrane

Molly's favorite memory of her dad is playing catch in the backyard. He taught her to pitch and she even mastered the knuckleball pitch. One night about 6 months after he died she decides that playing softball is not good enough. She wants to play baseball and tries out for the boy's baseball team. Her best friend supports her decision and Lonnie, one of the catcher's becomes her catcher learning how to deal with the knuckleball. The only thing that worries Molly besides being accepted onto the team is telling her mom. This book is recommended for baseball fans.