EVERY pre-order from Malaprop's Books will receive a bookmark, postcard, "story behind the story" essay, and stickers. ONE grand winner will win a huge package including TEN DIFFERENT BOOKS (contributors' previous works), signed art prints from RURAL VOICES, black nail polish, Little Debbie's treats, a juggling set and more!
To enter the Grand Prize giveaway:
1. Pre-order RURAL VOICES from any site or store. Email proof of purchase to email@example.com.
2. Request that your local library purchase RURAL VOICES and email proof of your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
"A must-purchase for libraries serving middle and high school readers. Highly recommended."
School Library Connection
"A great addition that explores an often misrepresented portion of readers."
School Library Journal
"A fresh and highly accessible contribution."
"These stories, each one a sweetly crafted gem, are like exquisite stops along the lesser-traveled roads that lead to-or away from-home places, those small towns and villages that serve not only as beginnings and endings, but more importantly as the very middles of our hearts. It's like getting off the interstate and just letting the road take you there. You won't be sorry."
Kathi Appelt, author of the Newbery Honor Book & National Book Award finalist The
"A rich, not to be missed collection that defies stereotypical images and reflects the actual diversity and economic realities of teens living in rural areas today."
Traci Sorell, author of the American Indian Youth Literature Award Honor Book and Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga