In an effort to support independent booksellers and spread some book love, I’ve decided to do a fun giveaway for my newsletter subscribers. Every newsletter will feature a different independent bookstore and a few books I think Book Scavenger readers might enjoy. There will be a simple challenge to complete (the challenge for September is making up a caption for a funny photo of one of my cats), and everyone who participates is entered to win a book of their choice from my selection. I’ll order the book for the winner from the featured bookstore and have it shipped direct to you.… Read the rest
Last week I had the pleasure of virtually meeting these three fifth-grade readers who earned the reward of having a sleepover in their school library, organized by their teacher librarian. And this was no simple sleepover either–there was a nighttime scavenger hunt to find books, they solved puzzles with a Breakout EDU box, ate tacos . . . this would have been a dream-come-true for me when I was in the fifth grade. It was a lot of fun to get to talk with them in a video call. How lucky is this school to have a teacher librarian like Ms.… Read the rest
Check out this video made by members of a book club that’s currently reading Book Scavenger! They hid books in their community and around their school and explain how to play the game. Great job, Book Scavengers!
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From now until November 4, 2019, I’m opening up sales of Book Scavenger shirts (youth and adult sizes) to United States mailing addresses. Once I have the total amount of shirts, I’ll place a bulk order and when the shirts arrive, I’ll package and ship them to you. You can expect to receive your shirt mid/late November. Plenty of time if you plan to gift it to someone for the holidays! (And the shirt pairs nicely with a set of Book Scavenger books!)
Visit this page for more information and to place your t-shirt order.… Read the rest
Sunday, June 2, marks four years since Book Scavenger has been published!
Want to help celebrate Book Scavenger’s birthday? Here’s something easy you can do: Hide a book!
Any children’s book—it doesn’t have to be part of the Book Scavenger series. Chose a book you’d like to share with others!
Here’s what you do:
Once you’ve chosen the book you’d like to hide . . .
Print out a game plate here.
Get a tracking number for your book here.
Write the tracking number on the game plate and secure that to your book.
Put the book in a plastic bag to protect it.… Read the rest
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