Ms. Bixby’s Last Day: Contest

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Today, we are pleased to kick-off a week-long feature as our part of the blog tour for Ms. Bixby’s Last Day by John David Anderson, a truly remarkable book that will give you So. Many. Feels. (We recommend reading with tissues nearby.)

ms bixby's last dayThis week, we’ll have our review of the book (spoiler alert: we loved it), a fun teacher-themed Q&A with Anderson, and lots of love for TEACHERS — since Ms. Bixby’s Last Day is all about one incredible teacher and the special impact she makes on three of her students’ lives.

Before we get to all that, here’s more about the book AND your chance to win a copy!

Everyone knows there are different kinds of teachers. The good ones. The not-so-good ones. The boring ones, the mean ones, the ones who try too hard. The ones you’ll never remember, and the ones you want to forget. But Ms. Bixby is none of these. She’s the sort of teacher who makes you feel like the indignity of school is worthwhile. Who makes the idea of growing up less terrifying. Who you never want to disappoint. What Ms. Bixby is, is one of a kind.

Topher, Brand, and Steve know this better than anyone. And so when Ms. Bixby unexpectedly announces that she is very sick and won’t be able to finish the school year, they come up with a plan. Through the three very different stories they tell, we begin to understand just what Ms. Bixby means to Topher, Brand, and Steve—and what they are willing to go to such great lengths to tell her.

John David Anderson, the acclaimed author of Sidekicked, returns with a story of three kids, a very special teacher, and one day that none of them will ever forget.

Ms. Bixby’s Last Day comes out tomorrow, but you can start reading it NOW with a free excerpt here.

Download the FREE educator guide for Ms. Bixby’s Last Day here.

Plus, check out this fun video featuring the book from Walden TV:

contestThanks to our friends at Walden Pond Press, we’re giving away a copy of Ms. Bixby’s Last Day to one of you lucky readers.

To enter, tell us in the comments below about a teacher who made an impact on your life! Then fill out the Rafflecopter form to complete your entry & earn more chances to win.

PLEASE NOTE: You MUST comment on this post AND complete the required entries on the Rafflecopter form for your entries to be considered valid. Incomplete entries will be automatically disqualified.

Contest is open to the U.S. only and runs through midnight (PT) on Monday, June 27th.

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blog-tour-schedule

6/2/2016 Nerdy Book Club
6/3/2016 Next Best Book
6/6/2016 Walden Media Tumblr
6/7/2016 Teach Mentor Texts
6/8/2016 This Kid Reviews Books
6/9/2016 Read, Write, Reflect
6/10/2016 Flashlight Reader
6/13/2016 Julie Falatko
6/14/2016 A Foodie Bibliophile in Wanderlust
6/15/2016 About to Mock
6/16/2016 Kid Lit Frenzy
6/16/2016 The Hiding Spot
6/17/2016 Unleashing Readers
6/20/2016 Ms. Yingling Reads
Novel Novice
6/21/2016 Maria’s Melange
Novel Novice
All the Wonders
6/22/2016 Lit Coach Lou
Novel Novice
6/23/2016 Novel Novice
6/24/2016 Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers
Novel Novice
6/27/2016 Librarian’s Quest
6/28/2016 Educate.Empower.Inspire…Teach
6/29/2016 Bluestocking Thinking
6/30/2016 Reading Writing, and the Stuff In-Between
7/1/2016 All the Wonders

6 thoughts on “Ms. Bixby’s Last Day: Contest

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  1. Mrs. Deer my 4th grade teacher. She let us help pick our spelling words for the week. She was hilarious, sweet, kind, encouraging, enthusiastic, and positive. A fiery red head with a lot of spunk & compassion.

  2. Mrs. Deer, my 4th grade teacher. She was a fiery red head with a lot of spunk & compassion. She was enthusiastic, positive, kind, energetic, funny, and understanding. I remember she let us help her pick our spelling words for the week, which was totally cool!

  3. St. Alicia, a brilliant woman and my high school math teacher for four years, taught me the joys of math.

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