Monday, November 19, 2012

Just in Time for Holiday Gift Giving! Enter Our Book Giveaway!

"Like" the NCBLA on Facebook, and You Could Win an Outstanding Collection of Books for Young People Valued at Over $500!

What could be better than opening a brand new book, its pristine pages never opened or perused by anyone else? How about a big box filled with an assortment of new books to share with young people, all written and illustrated by some of America's most gifted storytellers and artists and delivered to you free?!

Because the NCBLA believes in the magic and power of books, we want to spread the joy of reading this holiday season. We invite you to enter to win an outstanding collection of books for young people of all ages valued at over five hundred dollars—many of which have been signed by the authors! All you have to do is "like" us on Facebook

To like us on Facebook now, click here!

Including some of the finest fiction and nonfiction, picture books and novels, our giveaway collection features a diverse assortment of hardcover, paperback, and audio books by award-winning authors and illustrators:

2012 Newbery Medal Winner
William Alexander, Natalie Babbitt, Mary Brigid Barrett, Calef Brown, Susan Cooper, Kate DiCamillo, Timothy Basil Ering, Jack Gantos, Nikki Grimes, Steven Kellogg, Patricia MacLachlan, Patricia McKissack, Marilyn Nelson, Katherine Paterson, Lesa Cline-Ransome, James Ransome, Chris Raschka, Tanya Lee Stone
Chris Van Dusen
and MORE 

Images of just a few of our giveaway book titles are included here. Check this blog and our Facebook page often to discover the other titles included in our giveaway.

2012 Caldecott Award Winner
  Our book giveaway is the perfect 
  solution to your holiday shopping
  woes! With the spirit of holiday
  giving in mind, the winner will
  receive enough books for personal
  gift giving AND philanthropic gift
  giving, enabling you to donate freely
  to the local classrooms, libraries,
  hospitals, or worthy youth
  organizations of your choice. 

How to Enter to Win Books!

Hardcover and signed by the author!
The book giveaway starts today, Monday, November 19, 2012. All you need to do is visit our Facebook page and "like" us before 11:00 PM EST on Monday, December 10, 2012, and you will be automatically entered in the giveaway.
(Our page is titled The National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance.) To like our page, simply click the Like button at the top of our Facebook page. The winner will be randomly chosen from all our Facebook "likes." We will announce the winner on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. 

Hardcover and signed by the author!
Companion audiobook also included!
Please share our book giveaway information with all the parents, guardians, grandparents, aunts and uncles, teachers, librarians, and other adults who live and work with young people you know!

Being a Facebook friend of the NCBLA ensures you are among the first to receive our activist alerts, news of our latest projects and events, and critical information regarding literacy and literature for young people.

To stay even more connected with the NCBLA, we invite you to sign up for our Friends of the NCBLA email list. 

TWO hardcover copies included in giveaway!
To be added to our email list, email us at and type "Friends of the NCBLA" in the subject field. Please include your name, mailing address, phone number, preferred email address, and other information you would like us to know (such as your profession and professional or personal interest in young people, literacy, libraries, and literature) in the email.

For the latest updates on the Book Giveaway, be sure to check our Facebook page and this blog often.

To read the official contest rules, click here.