Saturday, January 14, 2012

Giveaway Winner of (signed) Because of Winn-Dixie

I know many of you have read this beautiful story, which makes me all the more I honored to give away this signed copy of Because of Winn-Dixie. And, if you've been around my blog for any of my other giveaways, you know my daughter takes enormous delight in choosing the giveaway winner from folded up pieces of paper in a brown paper lunch sack. The name she drew from the sack today is . . .


Email your mailing address to barbarawatson94(at)gmail(dot)com
so I can get this little beauty to you.

Also . . . just so you know I didn't draw some swoopy loops on the title page, this is how Kate signs her books--isn't it awesome?

And if that isn't enough awesomeness for your day, Because of Winn-Dixie is one of the books for giveaway on World Book Night!! I signed up to be a book-giver and Because of Winn-Dixie was my first choice (with Hunger Games and The Book Thief as my second and third choices). I'm hoping, hoping to be selected as a book-giver. What could be more wonderful than changing a non-reader's life by putting a BOOK in their hands??!!? Interested yourself? Here's the website (again) in case you missed it up there: World Book Night.

5 comments:

  1. Congrats to Margo! Now, as promised, I'll go to the bookstore and buy a paperback to read.

    I heard about World Book Night and was considering signing up. Who do you give the 20 copies to? Do they handle that?

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    1. I'll be checking on you, Joanne, to make sure you read it. :-)

      When you fill out the application for World Book Night, you are asked to tell where/how/to whom you would distribute the books, so you need to figure out how you'd get them to light or non-readers.

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    2. Ah, I see. Thanks! I checked out that website and there are 30 titles to choose from, most of which are adult titles of course. I would go for Hunger Games. My younger son attended a school for kids with learning differences. That book might be perfect for them!

      And I'll be buying Because of Winn-Dixie on Tuesday. Count on it.

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  2. Congrats Margo!
    I'm really happy you won... even though I wanted that copy pretty bad ;)

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Comments. Yay! They're almost as good as chocolate. Almost.