Free Books and Other Goodies for Teachers!

We have a whole new rundown of sources for free books and book-related goodies. Plus, if you submit a comment to our blog by midnight EDT on Monday, October 24, 2011, you’ll be entered into a random drawing to win something super fun: Super Science: Feel the Force! a new pop-up science book from Candlewick Press. Submit your comment now! (Update: congratulations to Barbara, who was our winner!)

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Are you ready for the newest book in the wildly popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid series? It’s set for release on November 15! Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever follows the Heffley family as they’re trapped indoors for the holidays. To celebrate the new release, November 15 is Wimpy Kid Snow Day. Sign up for free snow-day alerts, news about the book, and more. Click here now!

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For 25 years, children have been learning alongside Jamaica, a six-year-old who faces ethical dilemmas that kids can relate to. Five lucky readers will win a set of the seven books in the Jamaica series. The books are designed for grades K-3. Click here now to enter this contest!

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Here’s another big pile of books you can win: the Crabtree Connections series. These nonfiction books are written at three reading levels and cover science, geography, and world history. Two lucky readers each will win a set of 18 books, valued at nearly $400. Ready to enter? Click here!

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There’s a winner every week this month in the K-5 Kaplan Write More Everyday Sweepstakes! Plus one teacher will win a $500 package of writing and parent involvement resources from Kaplan. Don’t let October slip by without entering; click here now or visit

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Looking for a creative way to improve students’ vocabularies and math skills? Here’s your answer: a School Scrabble club! Get free printable resources, word challenges, and much more at Click here now!

Don’t forget: submit you comment for a chance to win our prize!


PS: Here’s an interesting read— recently featured popular children’s author James Patterson and his website, ReadKiddoRead. This article is one to share with parents. Click here to check it out!

29 thoughts on “Free Books and Other Goodies for Teachers!

  1. First I am a proud Grandma and then a teacher. I love the Wimpy kids books I share them with my Grandson Caden. So I will check it out for sure.
    I of course and thrilled with the Jamacia books as well. My class always loves them.

  2. Everything looks so exciting on this giveaway – I especially like the new book on Force – it looks awesome. Thank you!

  3. I can’t wait for the New Diary of a Wimpy Kid to be released! The other titles in the series are very popular in our school.

  4. My mailbox magazine is like my bible for school. It always coincides with everything I am doing. The giveaway is just more resources from the mailbox that my students would love!!!

  5. I’m very excited about School Scrabble. I use some of the free resources on their website to boost my skills for Words with Friends. It would be a great vocabulary builder to get the kids excited about learning more words.

  6. I would love the School Scrabble. Anything that will motivate the students, build their ability to develop better dictionary/vocabulary skills would be great, and have fun doing do. Any new resources are beneficial, helpful, and appreciated. Thank you Mailboxs for give such great ideas through your magazine. Love the inspiration!!!

  7. I heart books and new activities.
    Thanks for all of your ideas!
    Love the inspiration that you bring to the table!!!!!!

  8. Very interesting topic , thankyou for posting . “If you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you.” by Robert F. Goheen.

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