2022 #AuthorsLoveTeachers Giveaway

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Wow. It’s been a couple of bizarre years, hasn’t it?

For we authors and illustrators, everything came to a stop when Covid came on the scene. No more drives or flights. No more school visits. No more conferences. The whole thing halted. Like a big rambling truck running into thick, springtime mud. So, we pivoted and the author experience shifted out of necessity. We learned about some newfangled thing called Zoom. And became more adept at other digital platforms. We did our best to support teachers by providing content, but…

For teachers that truck didn’t hit springtime mud. That truck came upon a steep incline. With patchy ice. Things didn’t pivot; they tipped upside down and spun around. The truck needed to make a long, arduous trip with very little gas and a bad muffler.

You started your engines and strapped yourselves in. And you rose to the occasion. All the while, worrying about your own safety and the safety of your families. Some of you had children of your own learning online. Oh there was/is so much to navigate. I don’t think the saying, “Some day, we’ll all look back on this and laugh.” applies here.

A giveaway on Twitter, in the grand scheme things, is not a big deal; I realize it’s a small gesture. But the authors here answered my call with enthusiasm. “Of course I’d love to help celebrate teachers!” There’s a lot of love here. Respect and admiration. Good wishes and gratitude.

Those of you who “know my story” know that, as a kid, I had teachers who changed the course of my life. I write to you today because of those people. Education was not just a career to them; it was a calling.

I’ve thought those teachers heroic since I was a sixth grader. In September of that year, I thought I was nothing. I was told I wouldn’t amount to anything and I had begun to buy into it. I’d made all kinds of assumptions about myself and my future. Until my sixth grade teacher, Mr. Christy, took me under his wing and made a point to change my perceptions of who I was and what I could do.

And there were other times, too, when I could have fallen hard; but it was the hands of my teachers who caught me. A science teacher in middle school. Both an algebra teacher and an English teacher in high school. They helped me know what success felt like and made me want more of it. They helped me think long term and find direction. And I write to each of you today because of them.

Those teachers saved me. Never doubt that. The power of a teacher is grand. But the power of a beloved and respected teacher is extraordinary.

And I bet that you are extraordinary.

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******DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO ENTER ARE AT THE END OF THE POST…

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****THANK YOU, FELLOW CREATIVES!**** There is NO WAY I could do this without the support, kindness, and generosity of the over a hundred authors and/or illustrators who have donated.

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU to EACH and EVERY ONE of you!!!

And NOW, without further adieu…Here are the BOOKS OF 2022!! (HA! That rhymes 🙂

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Rules: ***Giveaway ends on Sunday, February 20 at 11:59PM. Winner will be announced the following day.

ENTER by Retweeting with hashtag #AuthorsLoveTeachers. Also, please comment on this blog. We’d love to hear about your experiences through all of this. Your struggles and victories. (NO pressure to be long!) PLEASE INCLUDE your Twitter handle or e-mail so I can find you if you win!

1) This is to show our appreciation for teachers and librarians, specifically. Therefore, the winner MUST have a school mailing address and be presently employed at that school. 

***2) We know that teachers do not always get the appreciation they deserve. (They deserve parades and planets named after them.) This giveaway is a reminder that WE appreciate you. Yes—we write the books, but YOU are in the trenches every day. YOU get the books into the hands of children. Together, we create life-long readers.

And for that…we are most grateful.

Thank you.

357 Comments on “2022 #AuthorsLoveTeachers Giveaway

    • Thank you for organizing this amazing gift to educators! Just the fact that it exists adds brightness to the current climate.

      @DrTLovesBooks

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      • One of my students fell completely in love with Fish In A Tree this year. It was a welcome reminder of how books can bring us joy, even in the midst of difficult times.
        @rebeccaserwin

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      • Thank you for noticing the teachers. COVID has not been good for cultivating middle school book lovers. I’m saddened to see how few pleasure readers I have this year. New books are one of my favorite ways to inspire readers. Thank you for helping me in this journey. I buy far too many books but I’m not sorry but I would certainly appreciate sone freebies! You can find me @Tweetlessmama

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      • This is such a great list of books. Thank you so much. 😊💖

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      • Our district so far has stayed out of the news in regards to book challenges. But I’m still answering questions from upper admin. I am the lead (and only certified) librarian in a district in Texas where our governor wants to take our retirement if we are found to have “pornography”.
        Thank you for appreciating us.

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    • Thank you for doing this! It gives us some hope that people do value all the hard work that teacher and librarians are doing to help students! Especially now with the the current state of affairs with the ridiculous banning of books.
      @librarycoac2016

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    • This is incredible. This year has been something beyond description. I had such high hopes for this year thinking it could only get better in comparison to last. However, I’m actually finding this one so much harder. I love my job and my kids so much but it’s a struggle. The world seems off it’s axis and the trickle down effect on our children is real. My goal is to continue to support them anyway that I can and stay hopeful that we will all come out stronger on the other side.

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    • What a year! We all have had to work out of our comfort zones. There have been many challenges but we have succeeded by joining together and helping one another in ways we never imagined of before. Thank you for your kindness. 😍 @mrsklipfel

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    • In the middle of the Covid chaos, my school closed its doors and I was placed at another school. It was a stressful time, but I love my new school, grade level, colleagues, and students! Thank you!

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      • Thank you so much, Lynda, and the other authors for organizing this giveaway! It has been such a challenging time to be a school librarian. When our school initially shut down in March of 2020, I recorded daily read aloud of Fish in a Tree and posted them for my students. It kept us connected, and they loved the book! Last year our library was shut down completely, which was so sad. This year I am trying to build back my middle/high library, plus the elementary library which I also now in charge of. It is so much to do and so stressful, but getting books in the hands of the kids is so rewarding. These books would almost all be new titles to our libraries and would be loved by so many students!
        @LizMickley eabrumgard@gmail.com

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    • Thank you for creating such an amazing gift! As a 6th grade ELA teacher I have tried to use both picture books and novels to help students cope with new feelings, deal with anxiety or simply to travel on a new adventure. The books I can provide my students with help on so many different levels. Thank you authors for continuing to write and share such personal and extraordinary stories!
      @heathermoore491

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    • Thank you for putting this together!! Covid has made things a bit bleak, but things like this add bright rays of sunshine! Thank you for all you do. @onetamd

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    • Just…WOW!

      What an amazing collection of diverse books!

      Thank you for the opportunity!

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    • Just scrolling down this post and seeing all of these gorgeous books and book covers makes my heart so happy on this Monday morning. Needless to say, it’s been a difficult journey over the past two years for those working in education, but books have provided us with powerful vehicles to faraway places–places we can’t visit during a pandemic–and have brought us so much joy. Most importantly, books give us Rudine Sims Bishop’s “mirrors, windows, and sliding glass doors” that are so critical for promoting understanding and empathy–something we need more than ever right now!

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    • Thank you so much for recognizing teachers! It’s been a difficult few years with one mandate after another. Then add on the bills being proposed in Indiana’s state legislature. I’m exhausted, but it’s nice to be appreciated so thank you!
      @MrsLoweCTE

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    • This is awesome! Thank you to authors not only for creating books for us to put in the hands of our kids but for your thoughtfulness putting together this giveaway!

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      • This year has been a struggle, not only because of the pandemic but because of the challenges to the great literature that’s currently in libraries across the country. Thank you for being a beacon of hope in all of this! @litchick548

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    • Wowee! Thank you for this giveaway chance! Your words are so kind!

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      • Thank you for this amazing opportunity. The past 2 years have definitely been an adventure. Full remote learning, hybrid learning, teaching students online and in-person at the same time…all with little to no planning time, and with varying levels of support from the world around us. Thank you for acknowledging teachers and for sharing your beautiful books with our classrooms. @ShannonLVG

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    • What a roll out of great titles! So many of them enjoyed over this past couple of years.

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    • Thank you so much for this wonderful opportunity! We could not do what we do without authors and illustrators creating and sharing their wonderful works with the world.

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    • Thank you! This is such an amazing opportunity- these books would be so exciting to have! Thank you for the support. @busymom_74

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    • Thanks for spreading the book love this Valentine’s Day. I work with struggling middle school readers and it’s so rewarding to successfuly match a child to a book. I tell students that if they think reading is boring, then they just haven’t found the right book yet. 📖❤📚❤ @SherryZuccaro

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    • Wow! The titles on this list are amazing! I felt inspired just pursuing the list. I know so many of my students who would adore these books! @MrsBoswellMuntz

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    • This is an amazing and generous give-away! Thank you for orchestrating this. Teaching since the 2019-2020 school year has been hard. The adjective isn’t accurate enough, and yet there’s no better word for it. I know I’m lucky where I am – caring colleagues, a supportive administration, a super who was a teacher in the district – but that luck doesn’t make this job any easier. Add to that any attempt at changing the statue quo to better serve and support students and the uphill climb starts to look Sisyphean. National dialogue paints us as villains, despite people saying they support their local school or their kid’s teacher. Little things like this – regardless of who wins – reminds me the loud voices don’t always represent the majority.

      @MBalduf

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    • Thank you so much for organzing this amazing giveaway! So many exciting authors!
      @kdmcarthur11

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    • #AuthorsLoveTeachers thank you @LynMullalyHunt for this and all these authors for how you love librarians. I’ve met so many caring and generous authors over the past 4 years. Thank you! Thank you! #skfields

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    • Thank you for the opportunity to enter and sharing your appreciation for teachers and librarians!!!

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    • School libraries matter so much! They are safe spaces, enrichment, magic, escapes, and so much more! Thank you for making us feel seen! 🙂

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    • Thank you! I’m a librarian at a Title 1 campus and it’s truly hard to articulate how much every single book on the shelf means. I don’t have a lot of extra funds, and getting brand new books in the hands of a kid–it’s amazing!

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    • What an incredible gift to educators AND our students. Reading aloud with my students every day was the ONE bright spot of my entire virtual year. We’d start every morning with an hour of reading together – in our PJs. Sleepy – no problem. Still eating breakfast – no problem. Riding to work with your parents – no problem. Camera off – no problem. It was the one thing we could all do successfully and joyfully. For those moments, COVID didn’t exist – we were able to escape into the lives of Aven, Chase snd Simon. We fought alongside Anne, Hiro and Penelope as they tried to escape The Matron. We sympathized with the growing pains of Jude and many students connected to her transition from her home country to America. What a beautiful gift you authors gave to us last year. I truly believe you saved many lives by giving us the ability to escape. Thank you.

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    • Thank you for your work and support! Do t know what we would do without authors like you. Love your book Fish in a Tree especially since I am a reading specialist with a student library from my wallet. I love to buy books for my pull-out students to read!! They love them as well so much so that they often keep them. The perfect way to know they appreciate your work. Lol

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    • Hello! This is truly a teachers dream!! I can’t imagine having the opportunity to introduce so many wonderful books to my students. Thank you so much for the generosity and the love you show to teachers. @vanzandt1

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    • Thank you for this. What an amazing gifting. Even the thought that you’re giving away so many books to teachers or librarians is just so kind. And it means the world! @AmandaNaimy

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    • You & your people get it. Thank you so much for providing this opportunity for teachers & the students we serve. Just scrolling through those covers made me smile. 🙂 @LibMustangs

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    • Thank you for this opportunity. Positives are a welcome respite!

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    • Thank you for supporting teachers. This has been the toughest year during the pandemic. This is a great opportunity to get books into the hands of students.

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    • What an inspiring story and this giveaway breathes much needed fresh air into the profession. Like many, the struggles and limitations brought on by the pandemic have been real. During the Covid shutdown, I was led to begin my transition from classroom teacher to another position of great influence, Librarian. This school year, I am on a new campus in a new district and finishing my last semester in grad school.
      This year has been difficult, with beautiful moments all along the way. Thank you for showing love to educators everywhere.

      @msloganreads

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    • Thank you for the chance to add to my library collection! @mrsbbarney

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    • Wow! That list is forever long and filled with amazing titles. Best of luck to all who enter! I imagine adding several of those titles to my own classroom even if I don’t win!! As always, thank you Lynda and all the authors for your love of teachers! Much love to all!

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    • Thank you so much for hosting this giveaway of so many wonderful books! We appreciate the wonderful books that authors like you write so we can share them with our students and help them find their love of reading!

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    • What an amazing giveaway! So many fantastic books. Thank you so much for the opportunity to get these books into the hands of our deserving teachers and students!

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    • This is greatly appreciated! Thank you so much. It makes such a difference to students (and their teachers) to have great books in their hands. Twitter: jenguyorjowett

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    • Thank you for your gift of books-those you write and those you giveaway. I am grateful to be a part of a bookish community of those who love Middle Grade books of all kinds!

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    • You may never know how much your words here are needed by every teacher. Teaching is a calling and we will persevere no matter the challenges we face.. Offers like these make us feel so appreciated! Students will live these texts! Thank you authors for continuing to create!

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    • What an awesome way to show teachers some love. Thanks! Its just the HAPPY I needed today! @TeachrLibrarian

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    • What a gorgeous list of books! Please include me in the running. I’d love to add these to our school library for all of our students to enjoy. Thank you and all the authors for the amazing work you do to keep all of us engaged in our reading. @run50x50

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    • Thank you for a thoughtful contest. It is great to be appreciated. Thanks you
      Anna MacRae
      Kitsilano Secondary
      @AnnaMac91903970

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    • Thank you and all the authors for your kindness! • It’s been stressful. I love my work, but am looking forward to a day when things settle a bit. People seem easily irritated, but less likely to not share their irritation with all. It takes a lot of patience. @janellestigall

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    • Thank you so much for loving on us. Often times, we feel overlooked and underappreciated. Thank you for recognizing how hard our jobs are. Keep on creating everyone!

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    • What a great selection of books. I am going to the town library on Saturday to see if they have any of these books. Sadly my school district eliminated the Librarian position in our Schools about 5 years ago. We have no Elementary age books in our current school library. On the plus side, I just received “The Year I Learned to Fly” this past week and it is on my desk to read tomorrow.

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    • Thank you for this amazing opportunity!!

      I teach 2nd grade at a Title I school in a rural area. There are many hurdles, including low teacher/student morale, high turnovers, sub and support staff shortages, low budgets, etc. The students still make it worth it though! I had a student tell me today that she used to hate school, because she couldn’t read and now she loves it because she finally learned how. Doesn’t that make you wanna get up in the morning?! On my worst days, I try to remember that it might be their best, that every day is another day to spark a love of reading!

      Thank you again for this opportunity!! I’ve loved many of these books and the others I would love the chance to experience. Thank you for setting up this and for highlighting teachers and librarians. It feel nice to be “seen”. 🥰

      Happy Valentine’s day!

      Twitter: @MissLawhon

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    • This is awesome! Thank you so much! The last couple of years have definitely been crazy and this is such a thoughtful gesture. This is my first year as a librarian and when I read Fish in a Tree for one of my prep courses, it changed my life. So thankful for you and your writing! @eplewallen

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    • So kind and what a fun surprise it would be! I think all educators can no doubt say the last couple years have been challenging in the CRAZIEST WAYS! Thrilled to (fingers crossed) be coming out on the other side still loving my job as a K-5 school librarian! THANKS FOR ORGANIZING THIS!

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    • This gift is beyond amazing. Thinking about teachers….it truly means so much! These years of Covid teaching have definitely been long, exhausting, fearsome, infuriating, and yet enlightening. So many emotions. Thank you for providing the opportunity for not only a ray of sunshine, but a whole darn rainbow for one lucky teacher! ❤️

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    • This was a nice read—very uplifting. Thank you for organizing this!❤️ @MandaWhiteCasey

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    • Thank you for organizing this and recognizing all that teachers do for kids and families. We look for the bright spots in every day and every child. This a bright spot!

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    • Thank you for organizing this truly spectacular giveaway and thank you to the other fabulous authors and illustrators for contributing.

      While I am so glad to have a full class back in the building full time, rather than juggle some kids in person and others learning virtually, this year has bright some additional challenges. Challenges such as kids learning to be with and work with peers, balancing emotional and social well-being with filling in gaps from the last two years of learning in such a different way. Challenges like teaching the curriculum while children are in and out with illness, possible close contact, or fear of potential illness.

      Having said that, planning partner and small group rotations, celebrating classroom achievements and holiday festivities, and just being able to do hands on activities is a HUGE win. I am so grateful.

      Thank you for your generosity!
      @MrsBKiddFCPS

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    • Thank you all so much for your appreciation of teachers and librarians!! We are thankful for awesome authors that create amazing books to share in our classrooms!

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    • So many beautiful books here! I started as a librarian during the pandemic so my first year was hard. This year is much better and I’m loving sharing books with our students. I love following authors and illustrators on Twitter and sharing their replies to my posts with our students.

      Thank you for this generous giveaway!

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    • This is beyond brilliant & I know whoever gets this chance can make so many children happy through reading. Reading has really opened up so many of us to new ideas, adventures, people, and more. A book can transform a life. It’s amazing how teachers and authors are working together to expand our love for reading.

      @VD2013

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    • This year is the year of advocacy. We’ve been running on adrenaline, building the ship as we sailed into the ocean of virtual education, then into hybrid instruction and now back in-person but with nonstop complaints. The attack on intellectual freedom is forcing librarians to step out of the stacks and put their professional and personal lives in the spotlight for all to affirm or attack. It’s tough, scary, exciting, and could change the face of education.

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    • Thank you for this amazing give-away and for your acknowledgement of educators. It’s been a challenging few years for sure; thanks for the love!

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    • Thank you for doing this! We appreciate you! @krriedlinger

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    • Reading this beautiful list filled my heart with hope of all the thoughtful words spinning in students’ minds as they look into the mirrors and windows of the world.

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    • What a gift! And congrats on the new grand baby.

      @cingy3

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    • Thank you! What an amazing gift for someone…. Yes it has been a trying couple of years and my job specifically is to put books into the hands of children. The last day before my school closed for lockdown, I was told every student could check out six books. So we organized in about 15 minutes to get those books out to about 400 students. Last year, we created a “BookHub” (like GrubHub) and Our older students ordered books that I delivered to them. They could either choose a genre or they could ask for a specific book. For our younger students, I loaded up a book shelf with lots of picture and non-fiction books and took my computer and scanner and went to each class, every week to check out books. It was exhausting but also wonderful. This year the students can come to the Media Center again. It is so wonderful to see the students and talk books! Thank you!!!
      @jenmccabeberry
      Media Center Aide

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    • My students are really loving independent reading this year and I love helping them find a book to escape with! Thank you for this opportunity! @KAllabach

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    • From book quarantining to constant sanitizing, talking to students through masks and plexiglass, these past couple of years have been a struggle but in the end it is all about giving the students a positive experience and getting books into the hands of children. Thank you for all of your support!

      @macktracker

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    • Thank you all for your support and generosity! There are so many fantastic books on this post ❤️❤️❤️

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      • Thank you for this incredible giveaway opportunity! These past few years have been the hardest, both professionally and personally. It truly has been my students and the amazing kidlit community who have given me the strength and inspiration throughout everything.

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    • No matter the age of the students at our school, they all LOVE read alouds. Thank you to authors like you who share wonderful stories!
      #AuthorsLoveTeachers

      @abourner98

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    • Thanks for this contest! I started my school year by reading Fish In a Tree to my grade 4’s. They loved this book! A few bought their own copy so they could read it again. I love to read good books to my students and inspire them to read, too! @tiffmacneil

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    • Great selection for any library or classroom!! What a kind gesture during such a hard time for many people – books are one thing kids and adults had to rely on while in lockdowns… so thankful to all the authors that are writing and illustrators for drawing:)

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    • Thank you for noticing the teachers. COVID has not been good for cultivating middle school book lovers. I’m saddened to see how few pleasure readers I have this year. New books are one of my favorite ways to inspire readers. Thank you for helping me in this journey. I buy far too many books but I’m not sorry but I would certainly appreciate sone freebies! You can find me @Tweetlessmama

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    • This year has been tough. Trying to replace lots of books that were lost during building closures, and trying to get kids interested in reading again has been challenging. This would go a long way to helping to solve both of those issues!

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    • Thank you for setting this up for us!!! So appreciative!!!

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    • Wow!! What an amazing giveaway!! It’s been a crazy two years in the library. We checked out all the devices for the school, became computer techs, recorded stories and did curbside pickup. It was a bit crazy but we did it!!

      @jenniferjh35

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    • Thank you all for doing this each year! This continues to be one of the most stressful school years in my ELA teaching career thus far. Brought a smile to my face to see such amazing authors coming together for teachers 😊

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    • Thank you for this incredible opportunity! Your message that you value teachers means so much, far more than words can describe. I have the privilege of being a special education resource teacher for a wonderful group of fifth graders. Being back in person with them this year feels right and good after such a challenging year of virtual and then concurrent teaching. My students love books and love to read, in spite of their difficulties with reading. It’s a joy to be with them. Thank you again for this kind and thoughtful project!
      @teresaroan2

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    • I returned to education after ten years to a new district and a new position during the pandemic. I have seen the pandemic bring out the best and worst in people as stressful situations are apt to do. It feels like I have checked out nearly as many devices as I have books at times. However, creating connections with students is what keeps me going. Thank you so much for creating this amazing give away!
      @sdykes07

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    • Thank you for the incredible opportunity! It’s been so hard to support readers during the pandemic and trying to “get back to normal” is impossible.

      The best we can do is talk about books and provide great titles so our students will be excited about reading again.

      We appreciate your support!
      Jennifer Sniadecki
      Dickinson Fine Arts Academy, South Bend, IN
      @jdsniadecki

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    • What an amazing opportunity! I try to keep adding new books to my collection, but the cost really adds up. My students would love this addition to our classroom library!

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    • Thank you for doing this! After the unprecedented past two years, we teachers need a little extra now and then. Which we can then pass on to our kiddos! I know that when I am feeling good, my kindergarteners do too 🥰

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    • Wow! Thank you so much for this opportunity and support. Great selection of books!!

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    • Thank you for organizing this again!!

      At the end of last year, our school was able to purchase a set of 25 amazing middle grade titles for each of our fourteen fourth and fifth grade classes. We were able to have a book club reading and sharing these books and this year’s Massachusetts Children’s Book Award nominees for professional development, and we LOVED it. It was made even better when we were able to Zoom with some of those books’ authors for World Read Aloud Day. Hoping to start the book club back up for next year! (Twitter:
      @LRSpig)

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    • I love your stories! So many of my students relate to your characters.

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    • Wow wow wow – amazing giveaway, and did you also know that teachers love authors?? 😊 thank you!!

      @kownackpack

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    • This is amazing! One of the most important things we do is share books with children. Reading changes lives, I believe that. Keeping my fingers crossed for @pwjareading 🤞🏼🤞🏼🤞🏼

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    • Thank you! I get $2 per student to spend on books and am grateful for any additional means for getting diverse titles on my shelves. My school population is very diverse with varying levels of reading abilities and has the 2nd largest English-learner population in my district.

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    • When you spend the past couple of years feeling like you’re losing, and no one cares about your profession, it’s stuff like this that reminds you people do care. Thank you so much for thinking about teachers, especially right now.
      @kgould32

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    • Books provide endless possibilities. Just one can change your life. Who can get enough?

      @BrookAveSTEAM

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    • @gretchenlessmax
      Books have saved us. In the early days I made rounds in the neighborhood to my students’ homes dropping off books and picking up the ones they’d finished. We got in breakout rooms and discussed as we read. Almost like normal.

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    • This is truly amazing! I can’t imagine a world without books! Thank you for recognizing teachers and the work we do. ❤️ @jk_bergstrom

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    • A big challenge has been learning how to meet the needs of all students during this ever-changing pandemic. A success has been having the honor of working with educators who are hugely supportive!
      @KatieEnsell1

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    • I became a librarian during COVID-19 – one of the most important lessons I’ve learned in my journey was the value of diverse books in a library. I would love to bring these books to my library so that students can find joy in reading. I had to read “When Stars are Scattered” for one of my certification classes and it BLEW ME AWAY. I think about that story almost every day – so glad to see it on the list!

      @JTHSMediaCenter on Twitter

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    • Wow! What an incredible giveaway for a lucky teacher or librarian! Unlike most, this year has been the best I’ve had in the classroom. My fourth graders are excited to be back in the classroom and are the most eager kiddos I’ve ever had! I love them and I truly dread the last day of school in June. Hang in there, teachers! 🙂

      @ashmcmichael

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    • Amazing!! Thank you for supporting teachers and school libraries. Authors continue to bring hope and light to young readers!!!

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    • Thanks for creating the giveaway! The past two years were tough but I am grateful for something that resembles normalcy. Now that my students are back in person, I am so grateful to be able to get books in their hands!
      @mrsmyersCRE

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    • Thank you for doing this giveaway! Awesome way to show love and appreciation, especially the week of Valentine’s Day!
      @GrinbergsSara

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    • Thank you so much for organizing this. After closed libraries, budget cuts and all of the craziness. 2020 & 2021 brought, this is such a positive ray of sunshine! Thank you for supporting teachers and librarians!

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    • We are grateful to you and all the authors that bring us these fine books! Thank you for your kindness and generosity.
      @crpinkosky

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    • This collection is amazing. This year has been tough but our happiest moments have come from reading together and meeting authors. We are so thankful for all your support. @mrsmoricz on Twitter

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    • Thank you for doing this for teachers! This is my first year teaching sixth grade, and I (and my students) have absolutely fallen in love with your books!

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    • My heart is so full!! This is a beautiful opportunity to not only celebrate students, authors, books, and teachers—but to celebrate kindness and reaching out to others.

      Like so many, books have provided me with so much life. I love it when one of my students chooses a book I have read. I feel like it immediately bonds us with that story. That experience.

      Thank you, authors, for providing our students (and us!) with so many things: among them, hope, adventure, and being seen.
      @djcass72

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    • This is absolutely amazing! The things happening inside our school are amazing! Our students are learning and growing each day! Our teachers are doing the same! In the meantime, I am reminded each day of why we need to stick with it! There is a lack of trust and many people who criticize without being informed. I’ll keep doing my thing because our kiddos deserve it!

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    • Thank you so much for this wonderful opportunity. Throughout the last 2 years, one thing that has remained unchanged is books. When our school initially closed, I brought home a stack of books and we continued read alouds every day. During hybrid last year, my partner and I read more books out loud to our students than we ever had before. Just two weeks ago, we Zoomed with 8 different authors on WRAD. Thank you so much for continuing to bring joy to students during this crazy time!!

      @JenTurieo

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    • Thank you so much for this! This year hasn’t been quite as trying for me as last year. Working through hybrid was far more difficult for me. This year, I’m fortunate to have a really wonderful class and supportive admins. There are still a lot of extra burdens from Covid that add to the day and take away from our time to be the best teachers we can. I hope we get some of that back. @heymrsbrookins

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    • 1. Your ‘collective gesture’ is wonderful.
      2. Yes, we deserve planets named after us, but good books are a VERY close “constellation.” (see what I did there?)
      3. COVID has simply been horrible for education of all kinds. The “World Turned Upside Down.”
      4. OUR district’s sob story is turning to grade-level centers 2 days** before the year 20-21 year started, after having been closed since March, 2020. (We went from K-6 English/Monolingual to PK-2 dual language). No funding, new population, new staff, inadequate collection and furniture, etc. We ‘opened for business’ officially this January with a strong but incomplete collection of Spanish/Dual/English books that are grade and topic appropriate thanks to grants, donations, and cold-calls.
      5. I recognize these accomplishments are good but these kids, KIDS, need more than me/us getting them things. THEY need to have as many “Mr. Christy’s,” “science teachers in middle school,” “algebra teachers and an English teachers in high school,” as they can get.
      As one who felt like I needed that and couldn’t see is, I want these kids to know I am there for them.

      TO ALL TEACHERS & LIBRARIANS out there: We may not be in the same boat, but we are all in the water. Keep swimming/sailing/surfing/etc. The shore awaits.’
      Thanks.
      @MrLMC
      tfreer@zion6.org

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    • This giveaway is such an encouragement after all the pressure of COVID. I think we won’t realize the amount of Stress Till it‘s over.

      Thank you for the cheer up!

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    • Thank you for doing this and appreciating teachers! Y’all are incredible! @ReyClassroom

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    • This is amazing! Thank you for seeing educators and for helping us get amazing books in the hands of kids♥️
      @mrsbabichkbk

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    • Thank you for the opportunity!!! What a great bunch of books.

      @coelhostacey

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    • Thank you for the chance to win! What an amazing collection of books. The Covid years have been so hard at schools, what a nice way to send out some hope to school libraries.

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    • Just knowing you’re doing this, regardless of who wins, makes me feel supported in the classroom. Thanks for all the love!

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    • I was first introduced to Fish in a Tree when I became a dyslexia teacher 5 years ago. I teach 1st-5th graders and inspiring them to become readers is my work’s passion. I hear from many of them, “I can’t read. I don’t like to read. Reading is boring.” Teaching during COVID has been challenging and exhausting at times, but my students give ME purpose and inspiration. Sharing your book with older students and just books in general helps them see THEY are readers who read differently. Helping them find the books they enjoy is one of my most favorite things. The 2nd grader who told me books were boring? He read a whole chapter book on a road trip to Florida in 3rd grade! For Valentine’s just this year, a student gifted me a beautiful bookmark, because he knows I love books and now he loves books too! We teachers face many obstacles, but our hearts are true & our strengths are multifaceted. I’m proud to be a public educator.

      I’d love to add any of the elementary appropriate books on this list to my library. There are many I want to read just for me! Thank you for this opportunity! My most commonly used phrase, “it takes a village” means we (teachers) cannot do this work without the stories of a lifetime to inspire, educate, and open our minds to others. Where would we be without authors? I can’t imagine a world without books! And I know neither can my extraordinary group of readers! @MsLunaEdu

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    • I have been teaching 5th grade for 23 years. Thank you for this generous giveaway opportunity! This would be amazing for my students.

      @inskitank1

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    • Thank you so much for recognizing teachers! For the past five years I’ve been reading Fish in a Tree to my third grade students. They love the story and it teaches them to be more kind to themselves and others as learners. We often discuss what the word “smart” means and by the end of the story I see students’ confidence and acceptance of self and others grow! @TeachingLadder

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    • I have been teaching in Toronto for 12 years. The past three school years (difficult as they have been) have been in Grade 4. I have read Fish In A Tree with each class (this years is getting to enjoy it right now). I love how students can see themselves and their experiences through the characters… and Mr Daniels reminds me of what I want to be as an educator.
      Thank you

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    • Thank you for this. Our school hasn’t opened the school library this year and kid’s access to books is limited. I do what I can to keep my classroom library stocked and find myself lending books to students all over the school. It is amazing that you are offering this to teachers!

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    • Thank you making this happen! And thank you for your beautiful books that bring so much joy, empathy, & understanding into the world. You are a treasure Lynda Mullaly Hunt!

      @CarolineNCarr ☺️

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    • This year has been harder than the last but my amazing readers bring a smile to my face daily. These books would definitely add a huge smile to their faces! Thank you for the opportunity!
      @charlottepolk71

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    • #AuthorsLoveTeachersGiveaway, we are so grateful for your words, your talent, and your heart. Your books are the life to our classrooms and open so many conversations with students. I have seen reluctant readers whose only “chapter books” were the class read-aloud find their favorite authors because you are making stories about THEM! Thank you!
      @krohnissaquah1

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    • It has definitely been a struggle… there was one low point when I broke down in front of my children trying to schedule an assignment on Google Classroom that was supposed to be posted 10 minutes prior. Actually, there were *many* breakdowns. But here we are…
      Thank you so much for this. I really appreciate you doing this for teachers, especially because I know that it wasn’t great for authors at the time either. xoxoxo

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    • Thank you for doing this. During the pandemic, I have seen reading habits of my middle school students change. More and more they turn to a screen for entertainment. Now with them regularly back in school I struggle to tempt them to read instead. New, great books made my job easier!

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    • Thank you for supporting teachers. As a School Counselor, I love being able to provide students books with characters that they can relate to. When my students see that there are others with similar stories to their lives, it gives them hope for the future.
      @HCMS_Sports

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    • Thank you for organizing this wonderful gesture! Yes, these years have been hard, but there’s no place I’d rather be than with my students.

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    • Whoa! What an awesome opportunity for educators. Thank you!
      Our virtual and in-person special education classes love a good picture book – great for art inspiration or just to enjoy a good social chat!

      @Ms_MDeMarco

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    • Thank you for the opportunity! It is so refreshing to see something positive for teachers with all do the negatives through the pandemic

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    • Thanks for this….much appreciated by educators everywhere. 😊@Rapunzel543

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    • 🤗 grateful for your appreciation and continued support for educators in the classroom and library! Students will continue to benefit and build their love of reading 📚❤️

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    • Thank you for offering this. It has been hard to get books into my students hands in the past 2 years because of the pandemic.
      @jacinthepage

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    • I often wonder just what it is that makes this year so much harder than the rest. I think it’s the pressure teachers have on them to make sure everything is okay for everybody, except the teachers. Who makes sure we are okay? @halburjennifer

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    • This giveaway is always amazing! The books on this list are wonderful and lead people on incredible journeys. I have been a Librarian for most of my 25 years of teaching. Books help us learn, grow, and escape from the world around us. Thank you authors for helping us all get through this crazy time! Thank you for this giveaway! @avand19

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    • Hi Lynda, school life continues to be crazy. I teach at an elementary school, grades K-6. Would you believe the students have not checked out a book from the school library all year yet?! The library para has been on leave this whole time for student teaching and there was no one else to fill in. If I win the giveaway I will spread the love to all the classrooms in the school. I know that each teacher would be super excited to add a new book to their classroom library.

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      • Oops, I think I was supposed to add my Twitter handle – @ephamorn

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    • What an amazing list! Thanks for sharing it and reaching out to teachers everywhere.
      The ‘COVID years’ have been challenging, but so many authors have continued to produce amazing books and found workarounds to share and present – for that our school and library are truly grateful.

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    • Thank you, Lynda. You are a gift to educators. Love your books and this giveaway is just what we need.

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    • What an amazing contest and there are SO many awesome books in this list! Thank you for doing this for educators.
      @LesleeLay

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    • The generosity of the kid lit community during this pandemic has meant so much! Thank you for organizing this giveaway.

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    • Such a beautiful collection of windows & mirrors, entertainment & contemplation for young readers. Our students would love them. Thank you for organizing this.

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    • I can’t believe how many amazing books there are in this group! I am amazed at how many authors were willing to donate to teachers and are thinking of us. Teachers could use all the support we can get- there’s a lot of feeling like it’s “teachers vs the world” right now. Most days we come home emotionally and physically exhausted and it’s not that “one kid” or parents or principals…it’s just operating at a high adrenaline level all day long. We’re tired and it’s starting to show. I just want to say thank you… you noticed and did something great to show your support!

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    • So…my classroom needs ALL of these books! Even if I don’t win, this will become my list of books to buy for my classroom!

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    • Thank you for always supporting teachers. I have twenty years in the elementary classroom and now three as a middle school librarian. The culture war on books has been rough. I love my job and just keep hoping I can inspire my kids to keep reading.
      @MrsCurington

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    • This is not even a joke – I think I would cry if these books found their way into my classroom all at once. If nothing else this year our students will have access to books during this wild time.
      Thank you for doing this for teachers.
      Twitter: @jbrownwoods

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    • Thank you so much for having this awesome giveaway! My students and I would love the opportunity to receive these wonderful books! Your kindness is greatly appreciated during this challenging time. You can find me @thewendycharles

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    • Thank you so much for this contest!

      My students would be so excited to read these new titles. New books are hard to come by in our district. We would be so grateful!

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    • Thank you so much for this contest!

      My students would be so excited to read these new titles. New books are hard to come by in our district. We would be so grateful!

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  1. Thank you – it’s been a tough year, but kids still love to read and hear great stories!

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  2. THANK YOU so much to all of the authors and illustrators for this giveaway. It has been a difficult year (the 21-22 SY is much harder than 20-21). KidLit continues to save me when I am down. @GeierTanya

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    • This is amazing! This year has been crazy to say the least. Thank you for such an awesome list of books. I would love to share these with my students!
      @MelSilerio

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  3. I am thankful to authors who recognize the struggles and are working tirelessly as well to create books we can get into the hands of readers to help them see themselves and their struggles in books. @reeves_melissa

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  4. This is the greatest giveaway of the year! Thank you so much authors for providing the books we can get to inspire and encourage our students!

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  5. It has definitely not been a smooth ride these past few years, but sharing amazing stories with students in my library fills my heart every day!

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  6. Wonderful collection of books. Thank you for your generosity. During this pandemic time, books have been a great companion to the children. Would love to say that “Fish in a tree” taught me how to understand diverse learners and focus more on helping children with specific learning disabilities. This book also helped me to correct my way of assessing students performance. Thank you

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  7. This year has been one challenge after another. We are still standing, but not as strong. Thank you for recognizing teachers and librarians. We continue to share the love of reading with our students no matter the circumstances The support is everything right now. Twitter handle BreannaDean8

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  8. What a incredible giveaway! My students would love being able to check these out at the library.

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  9. Thank you for doing this! This year is rough. One upside, though, is that being back in person makes getting books into kids hands so much easier. Last year it was only possible through a bi-weekly drive through. (I had to alphabetize my genrefied classroom library just so I could find the requested books more easily!) Being able to hand a kid a stack again is the best part of my job.

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  10. Well, it’s been quite a year! Funding for new library books wasn’t much but at least it was something. I write DonorsChoose projects and enter contests to try to get more books for my students. Thanks for this giveaway. What an amazing collection of books! @JanetJYoung

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  11. #AuthorsLoveTeachers What an amazing list of diverse and inclusive books. I would feel honoured to have any of these books in my classroom library to share with my students.

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  12. It has been a tougher year than last trying to go back to normal with all the precautions in place. Still, it is so much better having my students in the library every day and sharing book love.

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  13. I’ve always taught my students that authors (and illustrators) are rockstars. My rural K-12 students, pandemic or not, want to read. This AMAZING giveaway helps to prove my point by matching my student readers with a book I know they will devour and love. @jbaldwin_books

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  14. Thank you for this annual giveaway! Not only do #AuthorsLoveTeachers, but #TeachersLoveAuthors too!

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  15. It’s been very hard these past few years, but we love authors, who keep on writing and giving up new current books to bring into our classrooms!

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  16. In addition to navigating these choppy waters I’m learning how to teach two new grade levels…😳

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  17. Thank you so much for doing this! Our small Kansas school is more than grateful for these authors and the stories you share. The more joy and truth I can bring to these students, the more my life is bettered. We are @TornadoesRead

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  18. This is such a wonderful thing to do for teachers! Thank you and the authors who contributed!

    I’ve been in education 10 years and these last few have been the hardest. Teachers give so much of themselves to their kids and the job. Thanks for seeing that! This is my first year as an elementary librarian and it’s reignited my passion for my job. Although it’s still a struggle, I feel that I am much more in a support roll for teachers in the trenches (I mean classrooms) and I feel so lucky to be able to help them and support the kids.

    @aubsimons

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  19. What an amazing collection of books! Our school library would look so grand for like a day and a half and then these books would all be out in the students hands, being read, being talked about. These students love their library! I’m at two schools, John MacNeil and Harbour View Elementaries. Thank you!

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  20. Such a wonderful idea, thank you for supporting educators! What a great list of books! #AuthorsLoveTeachers Twitter handle @MrsStahler

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  21. This is such a wonderful opportunity, thank you! My favorite part of my job as a reading teacher is sharing books with my students, and I love getting them excited about new books!

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  22. forgot my twitter handle too. Guess we have to learn to read to the end, but we’re just all so excited! @winjthomas (Mrs Thomas-Librarian)

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  23. This is SOOO AMAZING!! Thank you for the awesome opportunity!! @HMSHAWKSREAD or @KCLEAVER1

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  24. This is such an incredibly kind and generous gift for the teacher tribe. We love you for doing this. What an amazing collection of books!

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  25. Children’s authors may just be some of the best people on the planet. Thank you for your generosity! (@ms_s_reads over on Twitter)

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  26. Thank you so much for this! What an amazing array of beautiful books! Authors love Teachers and Teachers live Authors! We love sharing your messages of kindness and love and hope and humor and science and nature and music and friendship and so much more. Your books make hard days easier and challenging topics manageable. You bring laughter and joy and art into our classroom. The love is mutual!

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  27. Being able to escape through windows, mirrors, and sliding doors via literature has been a saving grace . . . A safe place to explore and express our feelings as individuals and a class. Thank you to all the creatives for creating a safe harbour for us.

    @bibliosmartgirl

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  28. What an amazing collection of books! Covid has made the past few years challenging. But the students love being back in person and would love to have more books that reflects diversity.

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  29. My love for reading always overflows to my students. Reading allows us to travel, make connections and get to know about others through the magical craft of writing.

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  30. Thank you for doing this! This year has been a combination of struggles and victories. One victory is witnessing my students’ growth. @RamirezEricaY

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  31. Thank for this amazing giveaway! I am a Reading Coach at a Title 1 school in rural Miami Dade County. Currently our media center is closed and I’m trying to get books in hands any way that I can.

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  32. Whew! These last couple of years have been tough, but being able to put books in the hands of my students and allow them time to escape, learn, and see themselves reflected. . .well, that makes it all worth it. I’m so grateful for bibliotherapy, and I’m grateful for this amazing giveaway.

    @writerjolene

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  33. Thank you for the book giveaway. Many of my students do not have books at home, so I buy many books for them to check out from me so they get a variety of things to read. They also like books with different characters that look like them since we have a large English Learner population.

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  34. Thank you so much for this giveaway. You are amazing! This year has been harder than ever. Kids are stressed, parents are stressed (and very reactive to everything), and teachers have more work than ever before. I’ve been organizing virtual author visits for my third graders each month, which has helped keep the excitement around reading and writing alive. Adding new books to our classroom library, and sharing them with my colleagues and their students would make such a huge difference in morale among teachers, students, and their parents.
    Thank you again for the opportunity!
    Megan @mlewitin on Twitter

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  35. Thank you for this opportunity. I appreciate you taking the time to acknowledge the efforts we are trying to make for the students and trying to keep them in good spirits and excited for school. Hopefully, some form of normalcy is around the corner soon!

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  36. Thank you for your books and support of educators! When we had to close for COVID, I started doing Instagram lives every afternoon for students (I’m a middle school librarian). Sometimes I’d read aloud, sometimes I’d simply chat with the kids, but I wanted to create a space that was as close to the library as I could make it. Many of my students considered the library their safe space, but their homes were not. This was especially true of my LGBTQIA+ students. I needed them to know they were still seen. I hope it made a difference. I’m thankful to be back in a physical space again!

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  37. Thank you for appreciating us but to be honest…I want to say I appreciate you authors. Reading MG has saved my soul over the last 2 years. It’s been so difficult on the kids…so difficult on us trying to keep morale in a positive direction. My heart and passion is for them! @VandivierGrade3

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  38. Thank you for this generous gift and the support of teachers, librarians, and students!

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  39. This is so generous! The last couple of years has been challenging, but I’m a better teacher from it. I have learned a lot about technology, and I am more patient and flexible. Having supportive coworkers and amazing kiddos make it all worth it!

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  40. Wow- what an amazing collection of books! And what a lucky teacher who wins it! Thank you for putting this together for educators!
    @joyekralovec

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  41. This is such an amazing opportunity! Thank you for your generosity and commitment to getting more books in the hands of our children! I am so excited to see the diversity in the books on the list… so awesome!

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  42. Thank you so much for seeing us, all of us. The world went from praising teachers “I don’t know how they do it, this is hard” at the beginning of the pandemic to expecting us to move mountains to “make up for lost time” to thinking that everyone else needs to have a say in exactly what gets taught and how we do our jobs. Educators have gone through years of education and training to do what we do. We promise that we are doing everything in our power to do what it best for your child. Thank you for seeing us, for supporting us, and writing books that allow us to share mirrors and windows with ALL of our students.

    @MrsReynoldsRV

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  43. The last two years have been filled with changes and challenges for my students- but the one thing that is a constant is they can read and borrow books! (Even while completely virtual for the entire 2020-2021 year). My students love reading all different genres. Thank you for this opportunity to try to get more books into their hands!

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  44. #AuthorsLoveTeachers @brendawebstermu bwebster@mursd.org

    As a middle school teacher I am forever grateful to all of the authors listed above and who bring diversity, cultural awareness, and empathy into the forefront. Using your characters helps all of us and creates a more accepting culture in our classrooms, and in spills out into our society.

    With appreciation,

    Brenda Webster

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  45. What a wonderful gesture! Books and stories are often lifelines for students (and adults!). Thank you for helping to get more books into kids’ hands! @Kingswood_Media

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  46. This is really generous and amazing! Thank you for offering this. My students at my middle school would love the opportunity to read these books!

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  47. Wow! This is incredibly generous. Thank you so much for not only blessing us with your wonderful stories of courage, resilience, love, and friendship, but thank you for giving away this amazing collection! We couldn’t do it without you! Please keep writing!

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  48. Thank you so much! This year has felt harder but we have persevered! Last year I wheeled carts of books to classrooms and had virtual students curbside pickups. Thankful this year they are able to come to the library and choose from the whole room! One constant students felt was there were always books. They may come in differently but they are still there for you! @MichelleBrosi

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  49. This year has been harder than the last two combined. But we just keep moving forward! Thank you for this amazing giveaway. @lostinalongbook

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  50. Thank you for the opportunity to enter this giveaway. As a librarian this has been a challenging couple of years. Getting books to our virtual readers and now having our collections challenged. But we stay strong because of authors like you that keep writing stories our readers need to hear. I would love to share these books with readers at Canyon Ranch Elementary.

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  51. Thank you so much for putting this together! What an amazing collection of books. I’m a K-5 librarian and I see so many we have and would like to have. @Mitchells_Media

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  52. Thank you so very much for this, we educators truly appreciate it. Without a doubt the last 2 years have been the hardest of my teaching career. I will say; however, that I continue to be inspired by my students. They make me want to show up every day as the best version of myself. Their laughter, kindness, and determination push me to do more for them each day.

    @MrsLHill2

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  53. Thank you for this absolutely amazing opportunity!!! #TeachersLoveAuthors ❤️

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    • I am not sure why it didn’t post my Twitter handle… @PrincessLisssa

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  54. Thank you so much for doing this!!! I feel like the length of the disruption to what we have always known to be normal has been the most wearing on us all this year. I had high hopes for some sense of normalcy this year, but we are still clearly in the middle of a world wide pandemic. I hold out hope that time will help us all heal from the ongoing stress! Your efforts are very comforting and do make a difference!
    Linda Hirschmiller
    @hirschmiller

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  55. Really appreciate the recognition and good vibes. Thank you! @ADLCD70

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  56. Thank you for organizing this giveaway! There are so many books in this giveaway that my students would LOVE, and that I would love to share with them. This school year has been challenging, but one thing that brings my students and I joy is getting lost in a good book!

    Additionally, there are so many authors included in this giveaway that are inspiring me as I write and revise my first novel. Teachers love authors, and I hope one day to be included in a group of authors like this!
    @MsSpy95

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  57. Wow! Thank you for this opportunity. We have been open for the vast majority of the pandemic. Last year, students were not able to visit the library, so they held books through Destiny and we delivered to their classrooms each day. This year, students are so excited to be back in the library! They are checking out So. Many. Books! Having one hundred more (and signed???) would be amazing!

    @WasLib

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  58. Oh Lynda! What An incredible gift! Sharing books with young readers has been the thing that has been the best part of past two years. ❤️
    Thank you!
    @almemoore
    K5 Librarian

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  59. Love how you are paying it forward! These past couple of years have been bizarre to say the least. I’m thankful that we are hanging onto a profession that touches so many lives. I can’t help and think of all the lives my TK and kindergarteners have ahead of them. They have enrich my life and I’m thankful for that. I can only hope that I have had a lasting mark on their life in some small way.

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    • Sorry I forgot to write my twitter handlI: @monique_erece

      Love how you are paying it forward! These past couple of years have been bizarre to say the least. I’m thankful that we are hanging onto a profession that touches so many lives. I can’t help and think of all the lives my TK and kindergarteners have ahead of them. They have enrich my life and I’m thankful for that. I can only hope that I have had a lasting mark on their life in some small way💕

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  60. What an amazing giveaway! I spy so many of my kids’ favorites (or soon-to-be favorites) on this list! The last two years have been a challenge—I Zoomed, visited classrooms, ran contactless curbside book pickups, and spent many hours recording virtual storytimes—and it was all worth it to connect kids with amazing stories, both at school and while they were learning at home. (I’ll admit, though, it’s been VERY exciting to finally see them all in person again this year. ❤️)

    @chaselibrary

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  61. Wow! Absolutely amazing giveaway! Thank you for supporting teachers and sharing these beautiful books. ❤️Books are the best gift of all! Books get us through the tough times. In books we find the best advice and make the greatest friends. Books give us windows into other cultures, perspectives, and places. Books are mirrors where we can see ourselves in other characters and situations. Reading takes us places beyond our wildest imaginations and allows us to connect with others who have taken the same journey. Reading has been a refuge for me during the pandemic. I know many of my students feel the same. In my classroom we have become a community of readers. We would be very blessed to be considered for this giveaway. 📚💚
    Donna Dieterich
    5th Grade ELA
    Dover Intermediate School
    2240 Dover Center Road
    Westlake, OH 44011

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  62. With every thing that has happened the last few year, it reminds me to appreciate the little moments!

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  63. This is amazing! Thank you!

    It’s books like the ones on this list that have helped my readers find joy during all of the pandemic’s uncertainty!

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  64. This is an amazing collection of books! Thank you for this opportunity. Although the last couple years have been tough, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. It seems like we are moving in the right direction. My students have been amazing throughout all of this…their smiles and energy have gotten me through many days during the pandemic. The one thing that remained constant was the connections my students made with the characters in the books they read. There are many new characters I would love for my students to meet in these books.
    @jasontes5th

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  65. Thank you for sharing the love & recognizing the struggles teachers have been experiencing. Amazing authors like you give us tools to bring light to our students’ lives.

    @tcputnam

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    • Hi Tim! Glad to see a fellow educator! Hope all is well! Susan (Lincoln – 2010)

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  66. What an amazing February treat for teachers and students! Thank you for this annual giveaway! A couple of quotes come to mind about this extraordinary time we are living in as educators. The first: “We lose ourselves in books. We find ourselves there too.” Literature is a comfort in uncertain times, I’ve found it to be like a warm blanket. The second, “A book is a gift that keeps on giving.” Winning this giveaway means gifting and regifting the love of reading.

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  67. This giveaway is a bright spot for everyone! It’s so heartening to see all these wonderful creators giving of themselves- and thank you, Lynda!!! I am floored every year by all the time and love you pour into this. Thank you! @erinvarley

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  68. I love this give away, thank you for organizing it. I really appreciate your comments. It has been a difficult year. Last year was hard but for some reason this year is even more difficult. Students are struggling to deal with their emotions and feelings and I have become not just a teacher but also a counselor, mediator, and referee. It has definitely been draining. There are however, beautiful bright spots when a student comes up to you and tells you how happy they are that you have helped them understand something difficult, or that now they love math because you made it easy for them to understand. Those are the moments that keep me here. @kmclean240

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  69. Wow so many great titles! This is a wonderful giveaway! Thanks for the chance @MrsAchtorMLL

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  70. So many great titles. Thank you for the opportunity! I have loved seeing how educators have pulled together to make our schools work in crazy times. We are all building the plane while flying it, and though it has been hard, we have all pulled through for our students! @SBrandon_MMS

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  71. Thank you for the chance, Lynda and pals. Every year I continue to be amazed at the heart of the #kidlit community and its dedication to making the world a better place for our student readers. Celebrations during another year of pandemic teaching include listening to students whisper book talks to each other during choice reading time, authors who find a way to connect with student readers either virtually or in person, students counting down the days until book birthdays, and continuing to connect, learn and grow alongside other educators/librarians who work tirelessly for students despite everything stacked against us. Grateful for this community, today and always!
    ~Katie Reilley
    @KReilley5
    10418@kaneland.org

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  72. Thank you so much for this amazing opportunity! My students will love these books! Thank you for supporting teachers and our students! @adiggan4

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  73. This is so wonderful! School libraries are amazing places that have so many treasures to be discovered!! Thank you!

    @missbatcher

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  74. What an incredible array of books. I would love to share them with the hardworking teachers I work with and the outstanding students I trach. Our library would be greatly enriched by this collection. Thank you so much for the opportunity!

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  75. This is amazing! My students have loved being back in the classroom and getting physical books in their hands. We’ve had fun exploring good fit books that we’re interested in! Thank you!

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  76. I am so glad to have generous adults wanting to get books into kids’ hands.

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  77. Thank you for the shout out to educators!! I am grateful for readers and for authors that make them want to read! Wearing tons of hats can be stressful for us all and some days I want to toss all my hats, but then a child comes into the library and asks about a book and I change my hat and help them out! So grateful for your generosity!

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  78. Thanks so much for this opportunity! Extremely grateful that you are thinking of us. I had an amazing 5th grade teacher-Mr Hancock- who helped me enjoy school and learning and to also improve in math. I have taught math and science to 6th graders for 23 years now. I have also built a large classroom library to provide students with a choice of books and simply an opportunity to just read. Thanks again for this opportunity. You rock!

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  79. Oh…this makes my heart so happy! So many amazing books being given to lucky teachers and students! These past few years have been unexpected…and yet we still manage to help our students grow. Books like these remind us all that struggles are real…and we aren’t alone. Our author-friends have walked by our sides throughout this whole thing, and for that, I am eternally grateful!

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  80. Thank you for doing this giveaway to support educators. This so my first year and it’s been loooooong. It’s been incredible. I love my class, but pandemic teaching is challenging. I was a TA previously so I’ve seen the change in kids and the change in community support. We’ve gone from being praised to crucified and everything in between. So this means a lot. To be genuinely supported. To see our community supported. Thank you ☺️

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  81. The world needs more people like you. Thank you for this amazing act of kindness. The past two years have been difficult for everyone, most especially the students in our care. Getting books in their hands was challenging when we were remote, so these gifts from so many authors feels beyond generous. Thank you, thank you!

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  82. So many books to celebrate so many amazing teachers and librarians.

    The struggle to connect in a virtual environment has been difficult but being able to trade and give books and get them hands of my students has been so rewarding. Reading has been a priority this year as it can be an escape from what’s going on in the world.

    Thank you for this!

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  83. Wow, this is amazing! These years continue to be challenging because the rules/the atmosphere/the situation changes daily. But the kids are still our purpose. The kids are still amazing. That is what keeps us going. @MrsHinthe217

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  84. Thank you so much for such an amazing giveaway. What an awesome collection of books. #AuthorsLoveTeachers but let me tell you, we teachers are SO grateful for all the authors and creators! THANK YOU!

    My Twitter is @MartinMiddleELA

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  85. During the nearly 3 years of pandemic teaching, bonding with my students during read alouds and connecting with as many authors has been getting me through. Thank you for all you do to connect with my readers.

    @sanditeach4fun

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  86. Thank you for arranging this wonderful book giveaway. Pandemic or not, virtual or in person, we ALL need stories. Your encouraging words and support are so meaningful and appreciated.

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  87. This is amazing! My students LOVE Fish in a Tree!

    And I LOVE reading to my 5th graders!

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  88. The struggle is real, but so are the success stories! There is joy in finding books about which you are excited, and there especially is joy in watching children experience that excitement! @rachelsebasti

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  89. It’s been wonderful to have all students back in person this year so they can have access to all the books in our class library. Independent reading time is my students’ favorite time of the day. They love reading and sharing about their reading with their classmates. – @JenOliger

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  90. Thank you for this! There are so many things that have been disrupted these past two years, but our student’s love of reading great books will never change.

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  91. This year it has been wonderful to have all students in person so they can have access to the books in our classroom library, and I can talk to them about their reading. Independent reading is my students’ favorite time of the day. – @JenOliger

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  92. A huge THANK YOU to you for organizing all of this and thanks to the authors who donated.
    Thank you all on behalf of my students, for writing the stories that they love to read. ❤️

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  93. Thank you for this amazing giveaway! I’d love to get the books into my students hands. It’s been such a challenging school year and winning these would bring smiles to so many faces!
    Twitter: _vanes_f

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  94. Thank you so much for this incredible giveaway filled with wonderful books!

    Teaching during a pandemic has been crazy and stressful, but also amazing. Kids are incredible! I taught for almost a year virtually, something I never would have expected to do. It was a lot of work, but we made it through. This year expectations are high, and we are loving being with the kids all year. I love getting a rare peek of their smiles.

    @MsWilsonsClass2

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  95. This is incredible! This I my third year teaching, so I’ve never had a “normal year” with my students, but every year I’ve had so far has taught me so much. I’m constantly amazed by the resiliency of my students and coworkers and wish more people understood the amazing work educators put in every day.

    @jahalahkay

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  96. Thank you authors for this amazing give away. I have had so many meaningful conversations with my students during our read alouds. Books have truly been a bright light in our day this year.
    @RAVanderbrook

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  97. This is absolutely incredible. The titles in this collection are simply amazing.
    Teaching the past few years has been A LOT. There is nothing that could have prepared any of us for the journey we are still traveling during this pandemic. Yet, here we are doing the best we can with a smile behind our mask. @mitchell_tramit

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  98. This is absolutely incredible. The titles in this collection are simply amazing.
    Teaching the past few years has been A LOT. There is nothing that could have prepared any of us for the journey we are still traveling during this pandemic. Yet, here we are doing the best we can with a smile behind our mask. @mitchell_tramit

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  99. This is a great opportunity to get books into kids hands, read alouds, and exposure to new literature. It is taking months longer than anticipated to receive books I have ordered for the kids. Having something new for them to read would be greatly appreciated!

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  100. Thank you so much for doing this! So many teachers need to know we are valued.

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  101. Thank you so much for this amazing opportunity. I’ve been a crazy year back in-person but thankfully I’ve been blessed with the sweetest students. I learned this past week that I’ll be leaving the classroom and moving to the school library. It has been my dream job. I cannot believe I’ll be a Librarian come August! This giveaway would be such a treat and blessing as a new librarian. So thank you again for the opportunity!
    @3SDlovestoread

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  102. As always, thank you so much for this amazing giveaway Lynda! I thought for sure this year would have to be easier then last…in some ways I was right, but in many ways I have been so wrong! Books are helping me make it through!
    @MrsSedenka

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  103. This collection of books is nothing short of amazing! Thank you for the opportunity to put these in my atudents’ hands! @LisaBanavich

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  104. This is amazing! The kids at my school would love all these new books!

    Twitter: @lmiles24

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  105. Kids (and adults!!) need good stories now more than ever! It has certainly been a long, long couple of years. However, when kiddos come into my library they have a hunger for stories of hope and friendship like I have never seen before. It is wonderfully heartwarming.

    @bethsimmons222

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  106. What an amazing giveaway filled with absolutely amazing books! This year has been challenging to say the least, but it’s also been absolutely wonderful to see my students shine and grow. They amaze me everyday with their determination, resilience, and love of learning. These books would make a fabulous addition to several classroom libraries in my school as they would allow students to see mirrors and windows in the books they read! So important!!!

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    • We talk about each day at school is a new page of our story together.
      These books help to tell the stories of many great people and characters that help create our own story.
      Thanks for sharing and caring for all the teachers out there.

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  107. This is an exceptional list! This has been and exceptional year. I am more in love with this profession then any other year because the magic may be harder to see, but when we do – it astounds me. Today, I had a 2nd grade friend smile and say, Ms. W, you say EVERY book is your favorite?! I chuckled, I never met one I didn’t love or couldn’t learn to love. Even the not great ones have something inside to teach us – that’s the magic! @ms_witherell

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  108. The generosity of all of you who are part of this giveaway is overwhelming, but knowing you’re all supporting and cheering for teachers AND STUDENTS through the rocky, uncertain times offers light, truly. Any number of times, it has been your names, your titles, your faces, your swag through the classroom and library spaces that reminds me, we’re in it together. Thank you for rallying everyone, Lynda. ❤ (@guerrette79, of course)

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  109. Thank you so much for this opportunity! There are so many amazing titles in this list!🤞 @cheri_hart

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  110. The last couple years have been incredibly hard. First- a pandemic. Second- a school remodel while we still use the school, think randomly no heat, no water, constant loud noises, etc…. Third- book challenges.

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  111. Teaching has always been stressful, but I don’t think it has ever been THIS stressful. 😁 I feel like I’m starting all over again with the new protocols, curriculum changes, increased expectations, and the constant effort to “close the gap” that has emerged as a result of school
    closures and absences. We always have to remind ourselves that we are doing the best we can, and that is enough!

    PS: this is a fabulous and generous giveaway. Thank you for thinking of us as we look to get amazing books in kids’ hands!

    @misskopac3

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  112. These past years have been challenging indeed but there’s been so much growth as well. That’s been shown in our resourcefulness, resilience, and forced advancements in technology.

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  113. Reading. Reading has gotten me to this point. At the beginning of the pandemic, the one thing I missed most was reading to my students. My solution was to read to them virtually, live, every night on Facebook. I read not only to my students and their families, but to friends and family across the country. For some kids, I was reading their bedtime story. For some parents, I was giving them time to watch their child smile while listening to a story. My little cousin, who is autistic, started talking and taking me (his iPad) on tours of his room. Sharing the joy of reading is one of the many parts of teaching I love, because it goes well beyond the classroom. Thank you for this amazing gift! What a blessing! @MsJenniferLutz

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  114. Thank you so much for this opportunity! I am not sure if you are considering higher ed. institutions in this, but I teach at a small state college in Idaho that is known for its teacher preparation program (I coordinate the elementary and secondary programs, as well as teach Foundational Literacy and Children’s Literature courses… these books would make wonderful additions for my course and classroom library in which we let our preservice teachers check out books to use in classrooms they are conducting clinical experiences and student teaching in). We definitely had to pivot during the pandemic with putting all face-to-face courses online and in hybrid formats, and are in fact still adjusting our teaching this school year as well. My favorite memory was hosting a session for my interns and some were on Zoom and I had to record the session and use breakout rooms and poll people and, and, and! One of my interns asked how I was doing all of that at once (and also said I made it look so easy…I had the honest “I’m stressing up here!” conversation with them), but the next class session I walked them through a Zoom tutorial so they could become more familiar with what they were most likely going to be doing!

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  115. Thank you for supporting us teachers. I am having the best school year that I have had in 5 years. *Most* of my students are eager to learn and are happy to be learning face-to-face. Getting many of them caught up to our 4th grade standards has been a struggle, but overall, I am having fun and I believe they are too!

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  116. Thank you for this opportunity! Thus is a wonderful collection of books.
    From “mshurtubise” in beautiful BC!

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  117. What an amazing collection of authors, illustrators and titles! Throughout the pandemic, our school worked hard trying to get books into the hands of students…grab-and-go pickups, home drop-offs, whatever it took. Thank you for this opportunity to provide students with new, diverse, and engaging books!

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  118. I can not thank you enough for doing this giveaway. This year has been tough behavior wise with my students. This year I had to put myself in their shoes because in California their last full year of school was second grade. I just have to continue to love them and try to understand where they are at. @MrsGteach5th

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  119. Thank you so much for recognizing teachers and librarians. The past 2 years have been hard and some of these books and others like them helped get us through. I would be blessed if I was selected and could add them to my Starbooks Cafe! @MsDGregg

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  120. Hello! Thank you for this opportunity for books! I would love to be chosen as a winner because my district does not have a public library in our town. My school library is the only access they have to books! As usual, I NEVER have enough money in the budget for everything the kids want/need! Thank you for your consideration!

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  121. Margaret Peterson Haddix pointed me to your wonderful offer! Thank you! Independent schools such as mine often don’t have the budget to get the latest books so this is an awesome opportunity! Blessings!

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  122. Thank you so much for hosting this incredible opportunity to spread the joy of reading, and foster life-long learning. Grateful for the chance to get these wonderful books into the hands of students. The last two years have been difficult, at first not being able to access our library collection, and now working to diversify it as we move forward. Feeling the joy of reading, and ensuring our students and community are visible within the books they read.

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  123. Thank you so much for this opportunity! This is a great way to get books in the hands of teachers and students at our school. If chosen, I would distribute the books to teachers’ classroom collections. The last 2 years have been quite a challenge, however, it has not stopped me and countless other librarians, teachers, educators from working hard to share our love of reading and motivate students to find books they connect with.

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  124. As always, It’s such a wonder that you find the time and energy to organize this every year. We all appreciate the sentiment even though we don’t all get the reward!
    Thanks for everything and I can’t wait to hear more FIAT movie news!

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  125. Thank you for organizing this! After a year and a half of closed libraries, frozen budgets and all the craziness 2020 & 2021 brought, this is a ray of sunshine. Thank you for supporting teachers and librarians!

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  126. Thank you so much for this! So very generous of everyone! We opened our doors again in October of 2020 and I took a cart of books to classrooms the rest of the year. I actually really enjoyed it because I had more one-on-one time with kids and got to know the students more than if they visited the library as a whole class. Then this year the other shoe dropped: no one knows how to find anything in the library! LOL!

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  127. This is amazing! The last two years have been tough. Teachers and librarians have been and are working tirelessly (wearing multiple hats) to stay connected with students and positivity impact their lives and learning! Thank you for valuing us!

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  128. Thank you so much for this amazing opportunity to win such an awesome collection! I spent all of last year in a small room teaching library virtually to my elementary students. While I loved seeing them each week and sharing stories with them, I hated having no contact or even sharing the library with them (it was being used for other purposes). They didn’t get to see the library or get books until this year. As a librarian, I love nothing more than sharing a great book with my students and seeing them share it with their friends who then want to read it. I think all of these titles will be such a source of joy and excitement for my students. @Kris_Kampf

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  129. This is so awesome! Librarians are always excited to bring new books to their students, and it’s a good day when those books are as kid favorite as thee!!! 💙📚

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  130. This book collection is out of this world! I am so grateful for the generosity of authors from blog posts, to author visits, to filling the world with truth. Someone’s students are going to be so blessed to receive this collection. @destinylawyer
    dlawyer@wsesu.net

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  131. Times may have changed and life may have become more trying for us teachers, but both books and their authors have remained a reliable and constant source of enjoyment and support for us AND the kids. The only thing I love more than connecting with authors on Twitter and sharing those connections with my students is the joy and knowledge we get out of reading their books! There is simply not enough time in the day/year to read all the books we want to! Thank you to each and every one of you for doing what you do!

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  132. Thank you so much for this wonderful opportunity. I am currently reading Fish in a Tree as a student asked me to read it with her. @MrsFreerReading

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  133. Thank you for recognizing us teachers in this challenging year. This is amazing! We love Fish in a Tree! My class loves it every single year.

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    • Thank you for recognizing us teachers in this challenging time. This is amazing! We love Fish in a Tree! My class @team4w has loved it every single year. One way I have stayed connected with students is through reading, and our connections and experiences.

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  134. COVID has been a rollercoaster of emotions…just when we felt things were back to normal, we got another double loop!
    But like many rollercoasters there has also been a lot of fun figuring out these new challenges and solving these new puzzles. Thank you for celebrating our hard work. I needed to hear that!

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  135. Thank you for this! I work at a title 1 school and my students always get hype when we get fresh new books, and they love coming to the library just to see all the cool books out on the shelves for them. My handle on Twitter is @sakurarurouni.

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  136. This would be an absolutely incredible prize to win. When new books arrive, it’s like Christmas morning. It has been a strange couple of years, but I’m grateful for my time in my district’s libraries and the best part of my job is sharing great new books with my students. Thank you for this opportunity! @thomsonlori is my Twitter handle

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  137. Thank you so much for doing this, Lynda! Is there any other way to enter? I don’t have a Twitter account. Am teaching 4th grade for the rest of the year, and would love to surprise the kids with all of these new books in the classroom!

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  138. Thank you for organizing this and thinking of teachers and librarians. I am currently rebuilding a library and library program at a school that hasn’t had a certified librarian for over a decade. Not to mention, I moved my family across the country this year, and, of course, a pandemic… But, most days, I think I am building something fun and exciting, both personally and professionally. @katejace – kdutro@rsd7.net

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  139. Thank you for this. Especially this year, which actually tops last year in stressfulness! I didn’t know that was possible. But 2020-2021 must’ve bragged a lot, because 2021-2022 said, “Hold my nutritionally dubious juice box!”

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  140. Thank you so much for this generous giveaway! Books have really been getting me and my students through all of this. I love that they come into the library every day hungry for something new and exciting to read. These titles would be so wonderful to share with my school!!

    Twitter: @hmz1505

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  141. This generosity gives me all the feels! With the current negativity towards public education and school libraries, not only in my area, but also in the state of Virginia, this is just the pick-me-up we need. You all keep writing the books, and we’ll keep getting them in the hands of our readers!

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  142. Due to Covid we lost our ability to use our library at school and our Amazing librarian moved onto another job. I have been buying books every paycheque to ensure I have a classroom library for my students. I love seeing them with books in their hands and having chats about what they are reading. This list of books is amazing and most of them are on my Amazon wish list! Thank you for the opportunity to win this. Once our library reopens (soon hopefully), I’ll be gifting my school with any duplicates.

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  143. I have gotten through the past few years from the help of my wonderful co-workers. We have held each up through these difficult times. Also, I’ve been able to escape reality by reading many of these great books on the list. Thank you authors!

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  144. Thank you for hosting this! This is such an amazing giveaway! The last two years have been such an uphill battle, and finally having the library open and letting the kids check out books again has been amazing. My elementary library is definitely in need of an update, so this would be so amazing, and there are so many great books that I have wanted to get that are included here!

    My twitter handle is @marshmallomomo

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  145. Teaching two grade levels virtually last year was one of my greatest career challenges but also one of my greatest accomplishments. The connections I made with those students continues on to this day. We did something no one else has done and I am grateful for that experience. Being back in the classroom this year has its own challenges, but I’m glad to be back with the kids in person.

    Thank you so much, Lynda, to you and all of the very generous authors. You are all my heroes!

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  146. Thank you so much for organizing this! I am so thankful for my wonderful colleagues who have helped me through these last few years.

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  147. Thank you for acknowledging teachers and librarians. This list is absolutely amazing. I’ve read some, want to read some, and haven’t heard of some. Thank you!

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  148. This is so awesome! I see many great titles onn my TBR list.

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  149. Thank you for your thoughtfulness! The past two years have been incredibly challenging, in so many ways. But I am so fortunate to work with the most dedicated teachers, librarians, ESPs, staff and principal. We lift each other up every day! But the resilience of our students has been what is keeping all of us going. In the scariest of times and moments of doubt, they turned on their computers or walked in the door ready to share the joy of learning again. Were there days that were emotional roller coasters? Yes indeed. And I am sure there are many more to come. Here’s hoping books like these can help us all keep the joy of learning flowing!

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  150. This is so generous! Your books are very inspiring and great read alouds!

    @tayloredinquiry

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  151. If I have learned anything in the past three years, it’s that you have to let some things go. Priorities. @Meg_Munro

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  152. This is such an amazing way to bless teachers! If it wasn’t for love of o it students, it would be sooo much harder. Every time a parent or child tells me that my class got them to fall in love with reading, or that they’ve read more with me than ever before, it is ALL worth it!!!

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  153. Thank you for celebrating educators! This is my first year in the school library after 6 years teaching middle school, and while there have been many high points, the challenges facing our profession have definitely brought some darker days. I’ll never stop being grateful all authors like you do to bring books that speak to kids who need it most! @ms_gruen

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  154. Thanks to each and every one of the creatives who contributed. I will use this list to inform future purchases. It’s been a very tough slog for so many reasons, but know that more of my 5th grade readers are diving into books than ever before. They are finding what they need in your work. 😘❤️ @TraceyAnanmalay

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  155. Thank you to all of the contributors for this incredible giveaway in support of educators! My greatest challenge, and most rewarding opportunity, was teaching fifth grade remotely last year. I’m looking forward to teaching fifth grade in person next year and would love to add these books to my classroom library. Thank you for the opportunity! I would love to share these fantastic books with my students.

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  156. This is amazing! Thanks so much for honoring all our hard work!

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