Free/Gratis/Complimentary Book Friday! (And Thesaurus Day.)

Happy Thesaurus Day, bookworms! (This week’s random fact: Wordsmith Peter Mark Roget was born on January 18, 1779.) We’re delighted/thrilled/tickled to announce that Deirdre Franzen is the winner of Shaking the Foundation: Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution from Twenty-First Century Books. Send your mailing address to and we’ll get your books in the mail for you!

Next week’s giveaway is a fascinating/intriguing new series from Lerner Publications: Lightning Bolt Books ™ — How Flight Works. True to their name, these six books unlock the secrets of flight–from the features of space vehicles to the tricks of hang gliding–and provide a fun/entertaining introduction to the fields of physics and engineering while they’re at it. The question-and-answer format encourages independent reading while also engaging readers in important aspects of the science curriculum.

To win all six of the How Flight Works books, leave a comment below or Tweet this line: “Free Book Friday! RT to win HOW FLIGHT WORKS from @Lernerbooks!”

The winner of 
How Flight Works will be announced during Free Book Friday on January 25. Make sure to check the blog to see if you’ve won! We wish you the best of luck/fortune.

7 thoughts on “Free/Gratis/Complimentary Book Friday! (And Thesaurus Day.)

  1. Anonymous

    These books would be so helpful for our students as we begin to introduce them to physics and engineering. It is sometimes so hard to provide that link to capture student's interest in a subject, and I think these books would fill that gap. Thanks for such a great series.


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