Thursday, February 14, 2013


Send Us Your Best Activity Idea
for Celebrating Presidents Month with Kids
to WIN BOOKS for ALL Students
in Your Class or Group in the
NCBLA's Our White House Book Giveaway!

The Our White House Book Giveaway is an opportunity for all adults who live and work with young people to win copies of the interdisciplinary anthology Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out for every student in the winner’s class or group--up to 40 copies! 

THREE WINNERS will be chosen at random from all entries received.

To be entered to win, share your most creative activity idea for engaging young people during Presidents Month. Your idea could be a field trip, a presidential rap, writing exercise, skit--any activity that gets kids excited about American History!
Simply send a one- to three-paragraph summary or a lesson plan that describes your idea to the NCBLA by email ( or by Facebook message ( before 11:00 PM EST Friday, March 1, 2013. Be sure to include complete contact information. 
For more contest information and rules, go to:

Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out is the interdisciplinary anthology created by over 100 of America’s most gifted storytellers and artists as a project of the National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance. An incomparable collection of essays, personal accounts, historical fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and a stunning array of original art, Our White House offers a multifaceted look at America’s history through the prism of the White House. Our White House is available in both hardcover and paperback from Candlewick Press. Learn more on the companion website 

This giveaway is made possible by the generous donation of all books by Candlewick Press. Thank you!