Free Book Friday!

Congratulations to Jane Moore Houghton! You’ve won Handle with CarePlease send an email to with the subject line “Free Book Friday” and tell us your mailing address so we can get your book in the mail.
This week’s free giveaway is Our Great States, a series of books that are great for both state reports and summer road trips. The lucky winner will receive the first eighteen-book set in paperback that includes books on Minnesota, New York, Massachusetts, Florida, and California.
Do you know the state with the biggest mall in the United States? Did you know that Montana is one of the best places in the world to learn about dinosaurs? In the Our Great States series, readers will learn fun and fascinating facts like these about the fifty states, plus Puerto Rico and Washington, DC. Each book explores some of the fun and kid-friendly things that make the state unique. Curricular sidebars and back matter make these books well-rounded and useful as travel guides or study aids.
If you’d like to win a set of 18 books from Our Great States, please leave a comment (including your name) telling us something fun about your state. Or, you can tweet us. Include a link to our blog ( and use the hashtag #freebookfriday. For example, I would tweet, “The Cathedral of St. Paul in Minnesota is amazing! @LernerBooks #freebookfriday 

We’ll announce the winner on Friday, July 18, so check the blog then to see if you’ve won!

Good luck!

10 thoughts on “Free Book Friday!

  1. Anonymous

    Pennsylvania is the only original colony not bordered by the ATlantic Ocean.


  2. Anonymous

    Madison Square Park, Washington Square Park, Union Square Park, and Bryant Park used to be cemeteries. There are over 20,000 bodies buried under Madison Square Park alone.

    New York


  3. Anonymous

    PA has some great zoos, including the first public zoo founded by Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia


  4. Anonymous

    One strange PA law on the books is that it is illegal to sleep on top of a refrigerator outdoors.

    Lisa Hunt, Shinglehouse, Pennsylvania

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