30 Days of Bookery Double Dip! Win an ARC of Flying the Dragon by Natalie Dias Lorenzi and an ARC of The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano

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It's the 15th Day of Bookery, and today I'm giving away a couple of awesome middle grades. An ARC of The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano and an ARC of Fying the Dragon by Natalie Dias Lorenzi. (Winner gets both books.)




Summary from Goodreads

American-born Skye knows very little of her Japanese heritage. Her father taught her to speak the language, but when their estranged Japanese family, including Skye's grandfather, suddenly move to the United States, Skye must be prepared to give up her All-Star soccer dreams to take Japanese lessons and to help her cousin, Hiroshi adapt to a new school. Hiroshi, likewise, must give up his home and his hopes of winning the rokkaku kite-fighting championship with Grandfather. Faced with language barriers, culture clashes and cousin rivalry, Skye and Hiroshi have a rocky start. But a greater shared loss brings them together. They learn to communicate, not only through language, but through a common heritage and sense of family honor. At the rokkaku contest at the annual Washington Cherry Blossom Festival, Hiroshi and Skye must work as a team in order to compete with the best.




Summary from Goodreads

There are two secrets Evelyn Serrano is keeping from her Mami and Papo, her true feelings about growing up in her Spanish Harlem neighborhood, and her attitude about Abuela, her sassy grandmother who's come from Puerto Rico to live with them. Then, like an urgent ticking clock, events erupt that change everything. The Young Lords, a Puerto Rican activist group, dump garbage in the street and set it on fire, igniting a powerful protest. When Abuela steps in to take charge, Evelyn is thrust into the action. Tempers flare, loyalties are tested. Through it all, Evelyn learns important truths about her Latino heritage and the history makers who shaped a nation. Infused with actual news accounts from the time period, Sonia Manzano has crafted a gripping work of fiction based on her own life growing up during a fiery, unforgettable time in America, when young Latinos took control of their destinies.

How you enter:

+1 entry for commenting (commenting is mandatory to enter)
+1 entry for sharing on Twitter or Facebook
+1 entry for following the blog
+1 entry if you've never won a contest here before
+1 entry for adding up your own points

This contest is US only. Contest ends midnight PST, on January 27th.

7 comments:

  1. I'll take +1 for commenting, +1 for facebook share, +1 as a blog follower, and +1 for adding my own points.  That's 4 for moi!

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  2. Natalie Dias LorenziJanuary 20, 2013 at 8:10 PM

    Thanks for the shout-out about FLYING THE DRAGON, Miriam! I teach at a Title I multicultural school and will check out THE REVOLUTION OF EVELYN SERRANO--thanks for that recommendation.

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  3. The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano sounds amazing. I might order that one from the library, :)

    +1 for commenting
    +1 for following
    +1 for never having won
    +1 for adding it up meself (four)

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  4. I've been chastising myself for not reading more multicultural literature, especially for kids. As I've been doing my book tours across the U.S. I've noticed so many kids out there who don't have protagonists and heroes who look like them. Thanks for this, not only for the chance to win, but I'm going to add at least one of these to a reading list for a 6th grade writing class I'm teaching.

    comment, share, follow, no previous wins, addition = SCORE!

    5 points.

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  5. Thanks for the chance to win!
    4 points ( commenting, following, never won, adding points.)
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

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  6. Oh my gosh, these both sound so awesome! Eeeeee! 
    +1 for commenting
    +1 for following 
    +1 for never winning
    +1 for tallying
    =4 entries! 

    These both seriously look so interesting. Have you read them? 

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  7. These both sound like good reads.

    GFC: Holly Letson
    https://www.facebook.com/KinomiyaMichiru/posts/324801460953172

     +1 entry for commenting (commenting is mandatory to enter)

    +1 entry for sharing on Twitter or Facebook

    +1 entry for following the blog

    +1 entry if you've never won a contest here before

    +1 entry for adding up your own points
    5 points total

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