Book/Author Spotlight. Giveaway: Drop the Puck Let’s Play Hockey. Ends Jan 6th
About the Book: “The Official Adventures” is a new children’s chapter book series that teaches the importance of sportsmanship, persistence, discipline, and most importantly respect – for referees, each other, and individuals with special needs.
In this third book, Blaine and Ann, two characters with Down syndrome, lace up their skates for the first time and play for the Minnesota Bears! You don’t want to miss how Jones and Dohm, have taken their love for hockey, kids and advocacy for children with special needs from pen to paper. This is a story that will steal everyone’s heart!
Proceeds from book sales will benefit The American Special Hockey Association. ASHA strives to give people with physical and developmental disabilities the chance to play ice hockey in an environment which is adapted to the level of ability which the athletes are able to participate. http://www.officialadventures.org/summary
- Age Range: 7 – 10 years
- Grade Level: 2 – 5
- Series: Official Adventures (Book 3)
- Hardcover: 80 pages
- Cost: $12.59 at Amazon
About the Author: Jayne J. Jones Beehler proudly wears many “helmets” including college professor, lawyer, author, wife, mother, advocate for children with disabilities, and is a lifelong fan of student athletics. A graduate of William Mitchell College of Law, this former live-in nanny, is passionate about children, education, foster care and adoption, and child abuse/prevention public policy. Jones Beehler worked for US Senator Norm Coleman from 2002-2006, then headed to the Minnesota House of Representatives, where she was the Executive Assistant to the Speaker of the House, Steve Sviggum.
Jones Beehler teaches political science classes at Concordia University-St. Paul where her students have gained national attention and praise for their legislative activities and involvement. Jones Beehler is proud of her work with Margaret’s Missions, ensuring travelers with disabilities get access to see the world and enjoy life’s greatest adventures! In 2013, Jones Beehler was the co-author of Capitol Hell, an eleven time national and international fictional book award winner. http://www.officialadventures.org/the-team
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My name is Ella Johnson. I started Mymcbooks to promote reading. As a former teacher, I know that making basic education fundamentals interesting to children can be challenging. Education can be fun, exciting and captivating for children with the right learning tools. So my goal is to “make learning interesting and fun” for the children while they learn, by introducing them to fun books with colorful and captivating illustrations.
In 2009, I start the giveaway program giving away free school supplies at random to 2 winners each year. I also started a monthly free giveaways for books and gifts.
August 2010, I extended the free school supplies from 2 to 5 winners at random on my blog and also give away 20 bags full of school supplies to familes in need at Chick-fil-A in Brandon, Florida during their family nights. And in 2012, I beat my that number and gave away a lot of school supplies to needy families. Hopefully, I can continue to do this each year.
In 2011, I started writing reviews on children’s books then giving these books away free on Mymcbooks Blog. I increase the number of books we giveaway free to help support parent. My goal is to give away as many as I can each year. This is also a great way to introduce parents to new books.
Mymcbooks blog is always looking for other ways to give kids free books. So I started Mymcbooks Birthday Library http://mymcbooksbirthdaylibrary.wordpress.com/
My goal is to giveaway at least 300 books to children each year.
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