Carol Baldwin and I just published our latest issue of TALKING STORY. The theme is IMMIGRATION so we're giving away a few books on the topic.
HOPE AND TEARS: Ellis Island Voices - More than twenty five characters share, through touching free verse, their history with Ellis Island. This book written by Gwenyth Swain was published by Calkins Creek books. Like everything Editor, Carolyn Yoder produces, it is permeated with history and sheer beauty.
THE AMAZING HARRY KELLAR: Great American Magician also published by Calkins Creek Books and edited by Carolyn Yoder, is stellar in every way. Author Gail Jarrow gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the work of a spectacular illusionist and performer. Chocked full of photos, advertising posters, and pictures of actual illusions, this book entertains and informs.
A Step from Heaven is a haunting Korean Immigrant story which won the Printz Award in 2002 and was a National Book Award finalist in 2001. The copy we're giving away is a gently used paperback which includes an interview with Author, An Na.
clicked over there to enter the contest. (See giveaway notification and email link in the sidebar.) Deadline is May 21.