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The Youngest Marcher: Share & Win Illustration Art

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in #WeNeedDiverseBooks, Children's Book Illustration, Giveaway | Comments Off on The Youngest Marcher: Share & Win Illustration Art

The Youngest Marcher: Share & Win Illustration Art

  Audrey Faye Hendricks was just 9-years-old in 1963 when Martin Luther King asked the people of Birmingham to “fill the jails.” Audrey was “the youngest marcher” in the Children’s March, joining 3,000 other children in prison. Illustrator Vanessa Brantley Newton and Curious City are celebrating Audrey during Women’s History Month by giving away 10 signed prints from the acclaimed picture book The Youngest Marcher by Cynthia Levinson (Atheneum Books for Young Readers).   WIN ONE OF VANESSA’S PRINTS! How to Enter?   1. Share the book...

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Kate the Great: Pre-order Takes All!

Posted by on Oct 19, 2016 in Children's Literature, Giveaway, Pre-Order | Comments Off on Kate the Great: Pre-order Takes All!

Kate the Great: Pre-order Takes All!

Will YOU get a signed copy of the new Kate the Great (Crown) by Suzy Becker? The Magic 8 Ball says… It is certain It is decidedly so Without a doubt Yes, definitely You may rely on it Most likely Outlook good Yes Signs point to yes Reply hazy try again Ask again later Better not tell you now Concentrate and ask again My sources say no Outlook not so good WHATEVER your fortune holds, the independent bookseller, An Unlikely Story Bookstore & Cafe has Kate the Great: Winner Takes All available for pre-order! “A breezy, enjoyable excursion…A zippy little visit with a...

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Some Writer! Some Giveaway! Share E.B. White’s Words & Win

Posted by on Oct 4, 2016 in Giveaway, Social Media | Comments Off on Some Writer! Some Giveaway! Share E.B. White’s Words & Win

Some Writer! Some Giveaway! Share E.B. White’s Words & Win

SHARE THE WORDS OF E.B. WHITE and win an E.B. WHITE COLLECTION for your favorite library!   In celebration of the October release of Some Writer! The Story of E.B. White by Melissa Sweet (HMH Kids) and Charlotte Web’s 64th birthday, we are offering you a way to share White’s words and Sweet’s illustrations! Share any of the images below using the hashtag #EBSomeWriter before 11/4/16 and you could win the book collection (pictured above) for a favorite library.     How does this SOME GIVEAWAY! of SOME WRITER! work? 1) Share one of the Some Writer! images below...

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Searching for Silverheels Giveaway

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014 in Book Clubs, Giveaway, Librarian Outreach | Comments Off on Searching for Silverheels Giveaway

Searching for Silverheels Giveaway

In celebration of the release of the novel and the companion Book Club Kit, Curious City DPW, author Jeannie Mobley and Margaret K. McElderry Books gave away 20 copies of the novel Searching for Silverheels to these ever so fine Book Club leaders and librarians: 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...

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Vampire Babies Help Libraries

Posted by on Sep 6, 2014 in Activity Kit, Giveaway, Marketing Item | Comments Off on Vampire Babies Help Libraries

Vampire Babies Help Libraries

Do You Know a Vampire Baby?? Do those baby teeth look a too pointy? Does that baby bite just a little too hard? Admit it, have you ever suspected a teething baby or toddler of vampirism??? The big brother in the hilarious picture book Vampire Baby by Kelly Bennett and illustrated by Paul Meisel (Candlewick Press) sees the signs in his very own baby sister! Bring out the vampire in your child and your library could win books! Easy as… 1… 2… 3! Your Vampire Baby Photo = Free Books for Libraries Select a set of hilarious vampire lips from the Vampire Baby Kit!  Snap a photo of...

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Raj Roars Into Virginia

Posted by on Jul 24, 2012 in Activity Kit, Giveaway, Story Hour Kit | Comments Off on Raj Roars Into Virginia

Having heard that Raj the Bookstore Tiger by Kathleen T. Pelley (Charlesbridge Publishing) was nominated for a Library of Virginia  Whitney and Scott Cardozo Award for Children’s Literature, the fabulous Curious City summer intern, Allison Chase bundled up 50 Raj the Bookstore Tiger Story Hour Kits to send to Virginia libraries to help them celebrate.   Booksellers, librarians, and educators, you can download your very own Story Hour kit with tigerish crafts, tigerish word games, and tigerish poems HERE. Share...

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