School Library Media Month Giveaway

James Patterson

James Patterson

The first School Library Media Month took place on April 1st, 1985. Since then, authors, educators, and librarians across the country have come together to celebrate the work of school library media specialists. The theme for 2009 is "Worlds Connect @ your library."

Recorded Books is offering school librarians a chance to connect students and teachers to the world of audiobooks by giving away a copy of all 3 books offered by Recorded Books in James Patterson’s Maximum Ride series for young adults. The Maximum Ride series is available on audio from Recorded Books on CD, cassette, and Playaway.

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See rules to win below. And even if you don’t win, enjoy this free audio clip from Book 1, The Angel Experiment.
Audio Excerpt: The Angel Experiment, from Chapter 1


  • Just leave a comment below (be sure to enter a valid email address, or we won’t be able to contact you if you win!) and you’ll be entered to win.
  • Tweet (we’re @recordedbooks) or blog about the contest and you can leave a second comment linking to your tweet or post—you’ll get another contest entry. Spread the word!
  • Again, be sure you leave a valid email address with your comment so we can contact you. If you’re picked as a winner and we can’t contact you, the prize will got to the next winner.
  • Comments will be assigned a number (first commenter is #1, second is #2, etc). Winners will be picked by according to comment number.
  • Drawing will be held on 5/1/09 at 12:00PM Eastern time. Winners will be contacted by email to get mailing information. The winner will receive one copy of each of the following titles on CD: The Angel Experiment, School’s Out Forever, Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports.

WE HAVE A WINNER! Congratulations to our #4 commenter, Jana! Everyone else, stay tuned. We’ll have another contest beginning Monday morning, especially for edubloggers. Plus more giveaways each month!


29 Responses

  1. This is a great contest! My junior high students love this series, and I’d love to be able to provide them with the audiobooks.

    • I love when authors reach out beyond theri original audience (ie adults) Getting kids & teens fabulous stories to listen to read builds the creativity of the next generations to come!

  2. Sweet! My students love these books. Here’s hoping I win!

  3. I have heard so many great things about these books! I’d love to be able to catch up on them!

  4. He’s a great author. Our students love them!

  5. great contest – our students would love a copy of these audiobooks. Thanks!

  6. James Patterson will be one of the featured speakers at the AASL conference in November. I cannot wait to hear him in person.

  7. My students would love these! Thanks for the giveaway.

    shelcows AT gmail DOT com

  8. Tweeted about this! I am @writereader

    shelcows AT gmail DOT com

  9. This is a great contest.
    In my library the books are always out and maybe with the audios available, I could hook more readers on listening.

  10. I just received my two free poetry audiobooks. It was such fun to be a winner. Maybe I’ll be lucky again. Our middle school students love the Maximum Ride books. Glad to know that Patterson will be presenting at AASL.

  11. This book sounds great! Thanks for the opportunity to add great audio books to our library.

  12. I’ve not heard of this series of books before. Sounds like they would have a great appeal to the kids who use our base library.

  13. Love blog. Love the Tweets. Love free books.

  14. It would be great to add audio books to our school library. Thanks for the opportunity.

  15. I would love to win the books Thank you Susan

  16. Is this an international giveaway? If so, I’d love to win!

  17. I’m on Twitter as @audiobookreview

    Wish me luck – I love Patterson!

  18. Hooray! What an awesome contest! These books are really popular in the YA section at my library!

  19. Our budget makes it tough to purchase many of these, so I’m hoping “we” win!

  20. This is a great contest, I’d love to win

  21. I would love to win these audiobooks for our library. We don’t have very many audiobooks in our collection, but would love to.

  22. I love telling teens they can read 20 chapters in one night. Total page turners. Hope to share the audiobook with them now.

  23. Thrilled to see and have a chance to win books from James Patterson!

  24. wcindereller tweeted for a 2nd entry in the contest: Recordedbooks is having another contest! This time from James Patterson! Check it out!

  25. Happy May Day! Hello from Nancy Guinn Library in Conyers, GA! Thanks for this opportunity.

  26. Yay! Pick us, please!!! 🙂

  27. My students would fight over this! Great giveaway!

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