Wednesday, December 5, 2012


"Like" the NCBLA on Facebook,
and You Could Win a Collection of More Than 40 Books for Young People!
Many Books Have Been Signed by the Authors

We invite you to enter to win an inspiring collection of books for young people of all ages valued at over six hundred dollars—many of which have been signed by the authors! All you have to do is "like" our Facebook page!

To like us on Facebook now, click here!

Included in our giveaway collection are two hardcover copies of Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out AND two hardcover copies of The Exquisite Corpse Adventure. Both copies of The Exquisite Corpse include a bookplate signed by seven of the contributors. And just added: two more autographed books by National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Emeritus KATHERINE PATERSON and two copies of award-winning author NATALIE BABBITT'S Jack Plank Tells Tales.  

ALSO JUST ADDED: seven books by award-winning author Patricia MacLachlan, including her Newbery Medal winner Sarah, Plain and Tall!

Our complete giveaway collection includes more than 40 books, some of the finest fiction and nonfiction (picture books, easy readers, novels, and audio books!), by award-winning authors and illustrators:

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, John Paterson, Katherine Paterson, Lesa Cline-Ransome, James Ransome, Chris Raschka, Tanya Lee Stone, Chris Van Dusen, and MORE!

Check out the other books included in our giveaway, pictured throughout this blog post! (Scroll down to see more.) 

How to Enter to Win Books!
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. To like our page, simply click the Like button at the top of the page. The winner will be randomly chosen from all our Facebook "likes." We will announce the winner on Wednesday, December 12, 2012.

To like our page now
, click the following link then click the Like button at the top of our Facebook page:

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. 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.

To read the official contest rules
, click here.

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! Thank you!