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Giveaway: New by K K Mallender

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: December 8, 2011

Enter to win one of 8 signed copies of New: New Town, New School, New Friends by K K Mallender. This is a book that offers comfort and hope to new kids everywhere.

Giveaway begins December 8, 2011, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends January 5, 2012, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading level: Ages 9+

Paperback: 177 pages

Book overview: After moving to a new town, Ann Taylor-not-Tyler, a shy fourth grader, has to cope with a new home, a new school, and making new friends. Her sister Marie adapts to the changes easily but Ann is not so lucky. Her new teacher has an impossible name to remember and can scare the plaster off the ceiling. After a series of failed attempts at fitting in, Ann discovers that just being herself is the key. New is sometimes sad, often funny but always familiar.

About the authors: K K Mallender has moved over 14 times…so far. Being new so many times, she wrote this book to give comfort and hope to new kids everywhere. Accountant by day, novelist and knitter by night, K K Mallender currently makes her home with her husband and son in Michigan.

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Thank you to everyone who entered!

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

  • Thank you for the giveaway offer!

    December 16, 2011
  • Thank you for writing a book on this topic! We had a family move and I think addressing this issue through a fiction book would be tremendously helpful.

    December 22, 2011
  • Congratulations to the following 8 lucky winners: Linda Kish, Elyse Allen, Michele Daley, KAREN WATSON, Michelle McEntire, Eilleen MacLean, Patricia Boyle, and Evie Harris. Your books will be on their way very soon!

    January 13, 2012
    • Thank you for this book. I loved reading it and I recommend it to all. There are may valuable lessons to be learned from this book.

      February 4, 2012

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