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Chronicle Books Happy Haul-idays Give-away Contest

What homeschooling family doesn’t love books? Here’s your chance to win up to $500 worth of books. Chronicle Books is spreading a little holiday cheer with their “Celebrate the Haul-idays with Chronicle Books” give-away.

Post a list of Chronicle Books valued at up to $500 that you’d like to haul in, and you’ll be automatically entered into a drawing to WIN your list of books! And, one of your readers who comments on the post will win the list too!

Chronicle Books Happy Haulidays Badge

Below is my list of books that I think would be fun to win. I’ve included books for all age groups and interests and a few that I specifically think my granddaughter would enjoy! Post a comment and, IF I win, you will receive this list of books too!

The last day to participate is December 10th, so comment quickly! Time’s a wastin’!!!

Children’s Books

Toddlers (newborn – 2 yrs)

  • Peak-a-Boo Who? Blue Apple Books, by Simms Taback. Board book. $8.99
  • Stuff on My Cat Presents: Cats A to Z, by Mario Garza. Board book. $6.99
  • Daddy Cuddles, by Anne Gutman, Georg Hallensleben. Board book. $5.95

Picturebook (2 – 5 yrs)

  • One Too Many: A Seek & Find Counting Book, by Gianna Marino. $16.99
  • There Was an Old Lady, by Jeremy Holmes. $16.99
  • Creature Floor Puzzles, by Andrew Zuckerman. $24.95

Beginning (5 – 8 yrs)

  • Out of Sight, by Pittau & Gervais. $19.99
  • Sound Bingo, by Kindermusik. $16.99
  • Sylvia Long’s Thumbelina, by Sylvia Long. $17.99

Independent (8 – 12 yrs)

  • Animals Marco Polo Saw: An Adventure on the Silk Road, by Sandra Markle, Daniela Terrazzini. $16.99
  • Animals Charles Darwin Saw: An Around-the-World Adventure, by Sandra Markle, Zina Saunders. $16.99
  • Animals Christopher Columbus Saw: An Adventure in the New World, by Sandra Markle, Jamel Akib. $16.99

Advanced (12 – 14 yrs)

  • The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter’s Wonder, by Mark Cassino, Jon Nelson, Ph.D. $16.99
  • Vincent’s Colors, by Vincent van Gogh, the Metropolitan Museum of Art. $14.95
  • The Other Side, by Istvan Banyai. $15.99

Young Adult (15 – 18 yrs)

  • Prisoners in the Palace: How Princess Victoria became Queen with the Help of Her Maid, a Reporter, and a Scoundrel, by Michaela MacColl. $16.99
  • Wideness and Wonder: The Art and Life of Georgia O’Keefe, by Susan Goldman Rubin. $16.99
  • L Is for Lollygag: Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue. $12.99
  • Seeing Stars: An Introduction to the Night Sky, by Charles Hobson. $14.99

Journals, Stationery and More


  • Creatures & Critters Origami Craft Pad, by Randy Stratton. $12.95
  • The Knit-It Kit for Kids: 10 Fun Beginning Knitting Projects, by Jennifer Traig, Caren Alpert. $16.95
  • Paint by Number, by William Larry Bird, Jr. $18.95

Specialty Gifts

  • Haikubes, by Forrest-Pruzan Creative. $24.95
  • Memories for My Grandchild, by Annie Decker, Nicole Burke Stephenson, Julie Toy. $19.95
  • ABC Block Books, by Susan Estelle Kwas. $24.99


  • Lost States: True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvanie, and Other States That Never Made It. Quirk Books. By Michael Trinklein. $24.95
  • Signing Their Lives Away: The Fame and Misfortune of the Men Who Signed the Declaration of Independence. Quirk Books. By Denise Kiernan, Joseph D’Agnese. $19.95
  • Secret Lives of the Supreme Court: What Your Teachers Never Told You About America’s Legendary Justices. Quirk Books. By Robert Schnakenberg. $17.95
  • Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents: What Your Teachers Never Told You About the Men of the White House. Revised Edition. Quirk Books. By Cormac O. $17.95

A grand total of $496.23. Wow!

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