Giveaway: Public School Superhero by James Patterson (US Only)

Giveaway: Public School Superhero by James Patterson (US Only)

PUBLIC SCHOOL SUPERHERO

by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts

Illustrated by Cory Thomas

In stores March 16, 2015

 

About the Book

In this story about a good kid with a great imagination struggling in a less-than-ideal world, James Patterson brings his bestselling "Middle School"-style humor and sensibility to an urban setting.

Kenny Wright is a kid with a secret identity. In his mind, he's Stainlezz Steel, super-powered defender of the weak. In reality, he's a chess club devotee known as a "Grandma's Bo y," a label that makes him an easy target for bullies. Kenny wants to bring a little more Steel to the real world, but the question is: can he recognize his own true strength before peer pressure forces him to make the worst choice of his life?

James Patterson's newest illustrated novel is a genuinely funny yet poignant look at middle school in a challenging urban setting, where a kid's life can depend on the everyday decisions he makes.

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FIRST BOOK DONATION

In 2015, James Patterson will donate 100,000 copies of PUBLIC SCHOOL SUPERHERO to some of the most neglected and underfunded schools in America, and he will launch a major campaign to support school libraries. In 2014, in addition to giving a copy of one of his middle grade books to every sixth grader in the New York City and Chicago public school systems, Patterson gave $1,000,000 to independent bookstores with children’s sections.  

When James Patterson meets with underprivileged kids at schools in some of the country’s poorest neighborhoods, they often ask him, “Why can’t we be heroes in any books?”  To answer that question and to bring more books into more kids’ lives, James Patterson is donating 100,000 copies of his new book for young readers, Public School Superhero, to some of the most under-resourced schools and youth programs in the country.  He was moved to make this donation after recognizing a large and underserved community of children who don’t see themselves portrayed in dynamic, entertaining stories often enough.

These same kids also inspired Public School Superhero, by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts, with il lustrations by Cory Thomas, a book about an African American sixth-grade chess devotee named Kenny Wright who lives in an inner city. It’s a story brimming with wit, action, and heart, one all kids are bound to find relatable and entertaining.

The books will be distributed through First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise that provides new books for kids in need. First Book is a nonprofit social enterprise that has distributed more than 125 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families in the United States and Canada. By making new, high-quality books available on an ongoing basis, First Book is transforming the lives of children in need and elevating the quality of education. For more information visit firstbook.org or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

 

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About James Patterson

James Patterson was selected by readers across America as the Children's Choice Book Awards Author of the Year in 2010. He is the internationally bestselling author of the highly praised Middle School books, I Funny, Confessions of a Murder Suspect, and the Maximum Ride, Witch & Wizard, Daniel X, and Alex Cross series. His books have sold over 275 million copi es worldwide, making him one of the bestselling authors of all time.

Learn More at PublicSchoolSuperhero.com

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Giveaway Details

JAMES PATTERSON READS prize pack (US Only)

Make it through middle school with James Patterson! Enter for a chance to win copies of:

·      Public School Superhero

·      I Funny

·      Treasure Hunters

·      House of Robots

Entering is simple, just fill out the entry form below. Winners will be announced in our monthly newsletter (sign up now!) within 30-60 days after the giveaway ends.

During each giveaway, we ask entrants a question pertaining to the book. Here is the question tyou'll be answering in the comments below for extra entries: What is Kenny's secret identity?

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Comments 10

Guest - Amber lacey on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 13:41

Kenny is a stainlezz steel super power defender of the weak

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Kenny is a stainlezz steel super power defender of the weak
Guest - Kalani on Friday, 27 March 2015 13:14

Kenny is a stainless steel super power defender.

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Kenny is a stainless steel super power defender. :D:);)
Guest - Lisa Alpert on Saturday, 28 March 2015 07:55

Love ALL James Patterson books!!

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Love ALL James Patterson books!!
Guest - Darlene Cruz on Sunday, 29 March 2015 03:51

Riihimäki

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Guest - bn100 on Monday, 06 April 2015 00:59

stainless steel super power defender

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stainless steel super power defender
Jackeline Gonzalez on Tuesday, 07 April 2015 23:59

Kenny is a stainless steel super power defender

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Kenny is a stainless steel super power defender
Guest - Sharon Kaminski on Saturday, 11 April 2015 11:27

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Dan Denman on Saturday, 18 April 2015 15:41

Kenny is Stainlezz Steel, super-powered defender of the weak

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Kenny is Stainlezz Steel, super-powered defender of the weak
Nadine S on Sunday, 19 April 2015 08:26

He's stainlezz steel.

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He's stainlezz steel.
Pamela Flynn on Wednesday, 22 April 2015 12:36

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