Bring me all your happiness,
you happy people.
All your happiness will come to me.
I will wrap it in a green cloth,
So I can keep it away from the hands of the sad. -LS -Sugar Loaf Elementary School
Here's an email from the always surprising, talented, energetic, off-the-wall (sometimes) Julianna Baggott, one our own UNCG's MFA graduates, now teaching at FSU. Teachers and students, listen up! This sounds like fun!
Baggott and Bode's Newest News!
well, Baggott and Bode, of course!
Inside this Newest News Newsletter:
National Writing Contest!
Julianna Baggott and N.E. Bode have teamed up to host a writing contest!
Teachers and Media Specialists! Sign up now! Details below and
more info available at: www.princeoffenwaypark.com Prince of Fenway Park cover
will there REALLY be
free copies of
THE PRINCE OF FENWAY PARK?
(Yes, my friends. Oh, yes! Details below.)
A coupon: Verve and Zingy Creativity at 50% off!
(Look out for: Next Month's Sale on Anxiety and Sloth currently overstocked!)
And as always:
READ THE FINE PRINT
1) National Writing Contest
Teachers and Media Specialists, sign up for a NATIONAL WRITING CONTEST.
All who sign up will be given the SECRET WRITING PROMPT (one that will have to do with this year's theme -- Baseball and Magic!) on January 5th.
On March 1st, teachers and media specialists report back. If all of their students participated in the contest, they will receive special certification - plus a DVD Inside the Magical Brains of Baggott and Bode -- about reading, writing, baseball, magic, and the wild imagination.
Teachers can also email FAMOUS FIRST SENTENCES from their class to be posted on The Prince of Fenway Park web site for all the world to see!
We believe that writing isn't about winning and losing contests. It's about letting loose the imagination and jumping into the creative process. To that end, we aren't reading entries and picking winners. We are rewarding participation. Our hope is to get as many kids writing as possible. We will be listing ALL participating schools across the country on this web site!
For more INFO, go to www.PRINCEofFENWAYPARK.com
OR SIGN UP NOW: Write Julianna Baggott an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Give us the name of your school, city and state. That's it! You're in!
2) Free Copies of The Prince of Fenway Park?
We will be giving away 100 free copies of the hardcover of The Prince of Fenway Park to teachers, media specialists, and kids. Want to get one for yourself? Here's how to qualify.
Teachers and Media Specialists
To get a free copy of The Prince of Fenway Park for your classroom or library:prince of fenway park pooka
a. Write an email to Julianna Baggott, the author, explaining why your students might really love the book as a read aloud - whether you're drawn to the book because you have a school full of BASEBALL fans (Red Sox fans or not) or a school of readers who love MAGICAL stories or if you have a students who might really relate to a biracial narrator whose identity makes him the perfect person to break the curse.
b. Promise to write a review of the novel and post that review on amazon.com and bn.com within one month of receiving the book.
c. Teachers who win a freebie can also qualify for a follow-up Q and A with the author via speaker phone or email AND will receive a DVD of Baggott and Bode talking to kids about reading, writing, and running with the wild imagination.
Please keep in mind that you can nominate a student for his or her own FREE COPY!
(The Prince of Fenway Park comes out on March 24th. Free copies will likely be available before the official pulication date!)
Prince of Fenway Park coverTo get a free copy of The Prince of Fenway Park of your very own, you need to have a teacher or media specialist sponsor you.
1. Your sponsor has to write an email saying why you're a smart pick for a freebie. (Only one student nomination per teacher/ media specialist.)
2. You and your sponsor have to promise to work together to write and post a review on amazon.com and bn.com within one month of receiving the book.
P.S. A TEACHERS GUIDE FOR THE PRINCE OF FENWAY PARK IS COMING SOON!
This message brought to you by:
Julianna Baggott and N.E. Bode and their glittery-minded minions
Contacting You From Baggott and Bode Headquarters
TO SIGN UP FOR THE NATIONAL WRITING CONTEST, SEND AN EMAIL TO
JULIANNA BAGGOTT -- JCBAGGOTT@AOL.COM.
This is the fine print where someone might warn you that getting excited about a NATIONAL WRITING CONTEST and FREE BOOKS might lead to delighted dilirium and periods of dizziness. If you experience shortness of breath while reading a Bode book, please contact your local librarian who might change your page-per-day dosage. If this is an emergency and you absolutely MUST contact Bode himself, who can sometimes offer a cure for prolonged bouts of such things, go to www.theanybodies.com, and email him directly.
VERVE AND ZINGY CREATIVITY are now 50% off. (Vim and Vigor are completely FREE!) This coupon is valid within participating books -- namely on the pages of THE SLIPPERY MAP, THE AMAZING COMPENDIUM OF EDWARD MAGORIUM, and THE ANYBODIES, THE NOBODIES and THE SOMEBODIES. This coupon can be printed and presented to your teacher and/or your students in person or you can forward Bode's Monthly Bode-isms. This is a transferable coupon. Feel free to share the offer with friends and family. (Look for next month's discount on Anxiety and Sloth -- currently overstocked.)
Offer Expires: October 15th, 2038.
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