Back to Books Giveaway Hop: MG Fun!

Sher A Hart here, with the Back to the Books Giveaway Hop hosted by I am a reader not a writer and co-hosted by Buried in Books. I had a change in plans when I decided the book I was going to feature wasn’t suitable for most teens even though it takes place in high school. But with a huge thanks to Karen at Media Masters Publicity, I have three awesome choices, two that truly fit the back to school theme and one with some spooky fun. All three will keep young teens engrossed in healthy reading, and it’s winner’s choice of which book he or she gets (shipped by the publisher). So here we go for some  middle grade book fun!

5000 Awesome Facts About Everything!

Who knew that there were so many sweet things to learn about chocolate or that a dozen delicious details about peanut butter would show up on a page with a few splotches of jelly to whet our appetites? Find out in the pages of “National Geographic Kids 5000 Awesome Facts About Everything.” Keep turning and a terrifyingly toothy shark tells you all about himself, while other spreads lay out tons of tips on toys and games, mysteries of history, robots and reptiles, sports and spies, wacky words, and so much more!

A visual feast of colorful photographs surrounded by swirling, tipping, expanding, and climbing bits of information in a high-energy design, this book will satisfy both the casual browser and the truly fact obsessed. Take a minute to watch the trailer!

Next up, we have two fiction books:

Big Nate Makes the Grade

(Graphic novel)

Nate Wright is known to his pals and teachers for many things, his penchant for mischief and his school record for detentions being the foremost. But beating out brainiac Gina’s grades is not one of those things! In Big Nate Makes the Grade, the school life goings-on of Nate, his pals, and his long-suffering teachers are recounted in hilarious detail.

or Treasure in the Graveyard

Treasure and pirates and ghosts, oh my! When Echo discovers someone has been digging up the Fogville cemetery in search of missing buried treasure he needs his new friends, the Bat Pack, to help him get to the bottom of this spooky mystery.

I hate to tell you you’ll have to make a choice, but you can always buy any book you don’t win.  So either fill out the Rafflecopter form below and keep your fingers crossed or go ahead and click on the book picture to go to Amazon to purchase (a new tab will open). One of the Rafflecopter optional tasks is liking your choice on Amazon anyway. Now it’s time to fill out the form. Ready? Go!
a Rafflecopter giveaway
Even if you don’t enter, please take time to comment and let me know what books are on your TBR (to be read) list this school year.  Who knows, maybe I can feature your favorite in another giveaway. Thanks for visiting and, of course, thanks for reading!

Share A Heart

Indie author-friendly freelance editor, children's book blogger for picture books through YA, kid lit, SF/fantasy lover with special fondness for middle grade, pun-loving SCBWI member, meter-maid for poetry and rhyming picture books.


  1. Big Nate would be best. My kids love him and think he’s super funny.

  2. My daughter would love the 5000 facts book. Thanks for the giveaway!

  3. Well my 9 year old twins and I would love the 5000 facts book but my 7 and 4 year old would love Echo and the Bat Pack. That would be a tough choice for sure.
    Thanks for such an awesome giveaway!


  4. Big Nate makes the grade. Every child should get to read a funny book about a kid getting into no good : )

  5. I’d love to win the Big Nate graphic novel. I am a GN addict.

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  7. my sister would love the big nate book

  8. I would pick 5000 Awesome Facts

  9. I would lovbe to share 5000 Awesome Facts with my grandkids. Thanks for the give-away.

  10. This is a hard one. They all look amazing. I think I would go with NG 5000 facts. My daughters would love this! They are always asking questions. THanks so much!!
    GFC HEather @ Redheaded Bookworm

  11. 5000 Awesome Facts looks like a great read for ADULTS, too! And my eight-year-old son would love any of the following books. Thanks for the giveaway!

  12. My kids would love the 5000 Awesome Facts! They are always learning new things! Thanks!

  13. Definitely Big Nate my niece is a HUGE fan and I like to read them with her so we have something fun to talk about. ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. My kids would love the 5000 Awesome facts. Thanks for the giveaway.

  15. I Would Love To Win 5,000 Awesome facts my kids would enjoy that one

  16. I’ve been watching all your comments as I raced to finish another chapter of my book to send my critique group. Just so you know I want to thank you all for your taking the time to say which books you’d like and for entering the contest. Anyone else who has a blog, be sure to say so and I’ll visit once I’m finished with this batch of critiques. Thanks!

  17. My daughter would love Treasure in the Graveyard. Thank you for the lovely giveaway. Very refreshing.
    GFC dreamer616

  18. What an excellent giveaway! Such great choices. I would pick Big Nate because I have been wanting to read this series. I have the first one and if I won this one I could read them both. Thanks for the chance to win!

  19. My kids would love the National Geographic Kids book. They are really into those things. We just finished Bunnicula and are going to be reading The Arabian Knights next.

  20. I’d say the bat one. I love bats and my son does too!

  21. My kids would love the 5000 Awesome Facts

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  22. 5000 Awesome Facts About Everything! Thanks so much for the giveaway! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Rachael Henzman

  23. The 5,000 Awesome Facts sounds great for our grandson – he loves to learn about everything!
    Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚
    kimberlybreid at hotmail dot com

  24. My daughter would love 5000 Awesome Facts because she loves those kinds of books.

  25. I would choose Big Nate makes the grade.. Thanks

  26. I would choose the Nat Geo book!

  27. i would choose 5000 awesome facts about everything

  28. Thanks for the giveaway ๐Ÿ™‚
    I would choose 5000 Awesome Facts About Everything b/c I homeschool my daughter(7) and this would be a great book to have on hand. She always has a million questions.

  29. I would choose the 5000 awesome fact about everything book! Because I love learning new things and sharing information with my curious nieces and nephews!

  30. My kids would absolutely love the 5000Awesome Facts, especially my middle child. He is a sponge and loves learning new things. Thanks for the chance to win

    Jolene A

  31. 5000 awesome facts. I love fun facts!

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