Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Free Barefoot Books - Little Leap Forward: A Boy in Beijing


In honor of the Olympics games 2008, I thought it might be a great time to give away to ONE lucky reader a FREE copy of the newly released Little Leap Forward: A Boy in Beijing written by Guo Yue and illustrated by Clare Farrow for the Barefoot Books Young Fiction.

This book looks at a close friendship and at the conflict between political change and personal freedom. It contains 128 pages with at least 7 pages of colorful illustrations of the scenes from the book. It retails for $16.99. A great reading material for you or for your children.

To get this book for free, please leave a comment on this post as to why you should win this book and email me the following information:

1. Name
2. Address
3. Email address

All entries must be posted on September 1, 2008. The winner will be notified and will be posted on this site.

14 comments:

Amelia said...

I'm always looking for a new book to read to my daughter. I've always been fascinated with Asian culture, this looks like a great way to introduce that to my daughter.

Patterson said...

I would love to win this book. I am trying to read all kinds of books to my son and I think this would be a great addition to his library.
Naomi Patterson
jolly_jollyrancher@hotmail.com

Jeremy said...

Great giveaway! I love reading new books about other cultures! and that is why You should send me a copy :)

Linda said...

I think I should win this book because everyone needs to learn a lesson on friendship and I also have a voracious little reader and I know he would just devour it.

Holman House said...

I've decided to do home education (home school) with my son who is six years old. We are doing a huge unit for the Olympics and I think this book would be fabulous to add in to our customized curriculum. Great giveaway!
Thanks,
Rachel

Caleb's Family said...

I would like this book because I really like reading to my son. We are always looking for different books to read and become interested in. This book would make a contribution to our library. Thanks for the contest!

CanCan said...

I used to work in Beijing in 2002. I taught first grade. Now I have a four year old of my own and I would love to teach him about the Chinese culture I love. This book looks beautiful!

onlycancan at hotmail dot com

gkstratos said...

We have storytime every night so I'm always looking for new books. It's even better when they include different cultures.

Maja said...

I should win because my son loves it when I get new books. He is only 3, but loves it when I read to him.

travellingmomof2 said...

A day at the park this past week with my grandchildren had me surprised and smiling. I was pushing them on the tire swing and they started to say some giberish. I asked them what they were saying. They said it was some Chinese they learned. I said yeah..okay. A gentleman walked by and said that yes, it was chinese. They were telling me thankyou in Chinese. My grandchildren learned something and were teaching me. I want to share more of China with them after they see the Olympics.

AngiDe- Nana's Box said...

My family and I are big fans of the summer and winter games. I am from SLC, where the 2002 winter games were held and I was able to work for a company as a Host. It was a great experience. I would love to share with my daughter a bit of the culture of China and combine it with the games that are going on! Plus, she is already showing signs of being a fan of volleyball and swimming!

kaylee8 said...

I would love to add this book to my classroom library to offer my students a more multi-cultural reading experience!

lsl_53 said...

The reason I should win is because - summer is over yes, but that doesn't mean the reading in our house stops there, haha...I'm always looking for new books to add to my sons growing collection. This one is a little different than what we usually read, but I think it may be good for him! Thanks for the chance to WIN!
lsl_53@yahoo.com

wigget said...

this would be a good book for us to learn about our heritage
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