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Kidsreads.com's 20th Anniversary Contest

Kidsreads.com 20th Anniversary

Kidsreads.com's 20th Anniversary Contest

We're celebrating Kidsreads.com's 20th Anniversary with our biggest contest ever, which includes some of our favorite series from the last two decades. There will be 20 winners who will each receive the first three books of one of the series featured below.

Enter now through Thursday, December 6th at noon ET for your chance to win!

The featured titles include:

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce

Tuesdays at the Castle byJessica Day George

Judy Moody by Megan McDonald

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan

Middle School by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts

The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani

Warriors: The Prophecies Begin by Erin Hunter

Science Comics by various authors and illustrators

Magic Tree House by Mary Pope Osborne

Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein

The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey

Dog Man by Dav Pilkey

Magisterium by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

Upside Down Magic by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle and Emily Jenkins

Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland

Dork Diaries by Rachel Renée Russell

Track by Jason Reynolds

Our thanks to all of the publishers who helped us prepare this epic giveaway: Abrams, Andrews McNeel, Bloomsbury, Candlewick, Disney, Hachette/jimmy patterson, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Random House, Scholastic and Simon & Schuster.

To enter, please fill out the form below by Thursday, December 6th at noon ET.

If you are under 13 years old, you must print out this form, get a parent or guardian's signature and send it to Kidsreads.com office by Thursday, December 6th at noon ET.

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney - Graphic Novel

It’s a new school year, and Greg Heffley finds himself thrust into middle school, where undersized weaklings share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving. The hazards of growing up before you’re ready are uniquely revealed through words and drawings as Greg records them in his diary. In book one of this debut series, Greg is happy to have Rowley, his sidekick, along for the ride. But when Rowley’s star starts to rise, Greg tries to use his best friend’s newfound popularity to his own advantage, kicking off a chain of events that will test their friendship in hilarious fashion.

Big Nate: In a Class by Himself by Lincoln Peirce - Fiction


Nate knows he’s meant for big things. REALLY big things. But things don’t always go your way just because you’re awesome. Nate barely survives his dad’s toxic oatmeal before rushing off to school --- minus his lunch. He body slams the no-nonsense principal. He accidentally insults his least favorite teacher, the horrifying Mrs. Godfrey (aka Godzilla). And school has barely started! Trouble always seems to find him, but Nate keeps his cool. He knows he’s destined for greatness. A fortune cookie told him so. Here comes BIG NATE, accidental mischief maker and definitely NOT the teacher’s pet.

Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George - Fantasy


Tuesdays at Castle Glower are Princess Celie's favorite days. That's because on Tuesdays the Castle adds a new room, a turret, or sometimes even an entire wing. No one ever knows what the Castle will do next, and no one --- other than Celie, that is --- takes the time to map out the new additions. But when King and Queen Glower are ambushed and their fate is unknown, it's up to Celie, with her secret knowledge of the castle's never-ending twists and turns, to protect their home and save their kingdom.

Judy Moody was in a Mood written by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter Reynolds - Fiction


To start, Judy Moody doesn't have high hopes for third grade. Her new desk won't have an armadillo sticker with her name on it. Her new classroom will not have a porcupine named Roger. And with her luck, she'll get stuck sitting in the first row, where Mr. Todd will notice every time she tries to pass a note to her best friend, Rocky. An aspiring doctor, Judy does have a little brother who comes in handy for practicing medicine, a cool new pet and a huge Band-Aid collection.

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer - Fantasy & Magic

Twelve-year-old criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl has discovered a world below ground of armed and dangerous --- and extremely high-tech --- fairies. He kidnaps one of them, Holly Short, and holds her for ransom in an effort to restore his family's fortune. But he may have underestimated the fairies' powers. Is he about to trigger a cross-species war?

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1) by Rick Riordan - Mythology


Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. When Percy's mom finds out, she knows it's time that he knew the truth about where he came from, and sends Percy to Camp Half Blood, a summer camp for demigods, where he learns that the father he never knew is Poseidon, God of the Sea. Soon a mystery unfolds and together with his friends, Percy sets out on a quest across the United States to reach the gates of the Underworld and prevent a catastrophic war between the gods.

Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life written by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts, illustrated by Laura Park - Fiction

Rafe Khatchadorian has enough problems at home without throwing his first year of middle school into the mix. Luckily, he's got an ace plan for the best year ever: to break every rule in his school's oppressive Code of Conduct. Chewing gum in class: 5,000 points! Running in the hallway: 10,000 points! Pulling the fire alarm: 50,000 points! But when Rafe's game starts to catch up with him, he'll have to decide if winning is all that matters, or if he's finally ready to face the rules, bullies and truths he's been avoiding.

The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani - Fantasy & Magic

With her glass slippers and devotion to good deeds, Sophie knows she'll earn top marks at the School for Good and join the ranks of past students like Cinderella, Rapunzel and Snow White. Meanwhile, Agatha, with her shapeless black frocks and wicked black cat, seems a natural fit for the villains in the School for Evil. The two girls soon find their fortunes reversed: Sophie's dumped in the School for Evil, while Agatha finds herself in the School for Good, thrust among handsome princes and fair maidens. But what if the mistake is actually the first clue to discovering who Sophie and Agatha really are?

Warriors #1: Into the Wild (Warriors: The Prophecies Begin) by Erin Hunter - Fantasy & Magic


For generations, four Clans of wild cats have shared the forest according to the laws laid down by their ancestors. But the warrior code has been threatened, and the ThunderClan cats are in grave danger. The sinister ShadowClan grows stronger every day. Noble warriors are dying --- and some deaths are more mysterious than others. In the midst of this turmoil appears an ordinary housecat named Rusty…who may turn out to be the bravest warrior of them all.

Science Comics: Volcanoes: Fire and Life by Jon Chad - Nonfiction Graphic Novel


A lot of magic happens under the Earth's crust. Thanks to magma vents, shifting continental plates and volcanic eruptions, we know that our planet is alive and in motion. Alongside Aurora, a young explorer, you'll learn that volcanoes are just one of the massively powerful forces at work on our planet. From catastrophic destruction to the creation of new land masses, volcanoes have made their mark on our amazing Earth.

Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House, No. 1) written by Mary Pope Osborne with illustrations by Sal Murdocca - Science Fiction


Where did the tree house come from? Before Jack and Annie can find out, the mysterious tree house whisks them to the prehistoric past. Now they have to figure out how to get home. Can they do it before dark…or will they become a dinosaur’s dinner?

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein - Mystery


When Kyle learns that the world's most famous game maker, Luigi Lemoncello, has designed the town's new library and is having an invitation-only lock-in on opening night, he's determined to be there! But the tricky part isn't getting into the library --- it's getting out. Because when morning comes, the doors stay locked. Kyle and the other kids must solve every clue and figure out every secret puzzle to find the hidden escape route!

The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy by Jeanne Birdsall - Fiction


This summer the Penderwick sisters have a wonderful surprise: a holiday on the grounds of a beautiful estate called Arundel. Soon they are busy discovering the summertime magic of Arundel’s sprawling gardens, treasure-filled attic, tame rabbits and the cook who makes the best gingerbread in Massachusetts. But the best discovery of all is Jeffrey Tifton, son of Arundel’s owner, who quickly proves to be the perfect companion for their adventures. The icy-hearted Mrs. Tifton is not as pleased with the Penderwicks as Jeffrey is, though, and warns the new friends to stay out of trouble. Which, of course, they will --- won’t they? One thing’s for sure: it will be a summer the Penderwicks will never forget.

The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey - Action & Adventure


George and Harold have created the greatest superhero in the history of their elementary school --- and now they're going to bring him to life! Meet Captain Underpants! His true identity is so secret, even HE doesn't know who he is!

Dog Man by Dav Pilkey - Graphic Novel


George and Harold have created a new hero who digs into deception, claws after crooks and rolls over robbers. When Greg the police dog and his cop companion are injured on the job, a life-saving surgery changes the course of history and Dog Man is born. With the head of a dog and the body of a human, this heroic hound has a real nose for justice. But can he resist the call of the wild to answer the call of duty?

The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare - Fantasy & Magic


Most kids would do anything to pass the Iron Trial. Not Callum Hunt. He wants to fail. All his life, Call has been warned by his father to stay away from magic. If he succeeds at the Iron Trial and is admitted into the Magisterium, he is sure it can only mean bad things for him. So he tries his best to do his worst --- and fails at failing. Now the Magisterium awaits him. It's a place that's both sensational and sinister, with dark ties to his past and a twisty path to his future. The Iron Trial is just the beginning, for the biggest test is still to come...

Upside-Down Magic by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins - Fantasy & Magic


It's never easy when your magic goes wonky. Nory, Elliott, Andres and Bax are just four of the students in Dunwiddle Magic School's Upside-Down Magic class. In their classroom, lessons are unconventional, students are unpredictable and magic has a tendency to turn wonky at the worst possible moments. Because it's always amazing, the trouble a little wonky magic can cause...

Wings of Fire #1: The Dragonet Prophecy by Tui T. Sutherland - Fantasy


Clay and his friends have grown up under a mountain, secretly raised by the Talons of Peace to fulfill a mysterious prophecy. The five young dragons are destined to end the war that's been raging between the tribes of Pyrrhia --- but how they'll do this, none of them knows. But not every dragonet wants a destiny. When one of their own is threatened, Clay and his friends decide to escape. Maybe they can break free and end the war at the same time --- or maybe they'll risk everything...

Dork Diaries 1: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life by Rachel Renée Russell - Fiction

Nikki confesses all in her first diary ever: her epic battle with her mom for an iPhone, meeting her new soon-to-be BFFs Chloe and Zoey, falling for adorably sweet crush Brandon, dealing with her zany little sister Brianna’s antics --- and the immediate clashes with mean girl Mackenzie, who becomes Nikki’s rival in a schoolwide art competition.

Ghost by Jason Reynolds - Contemporary Fiction


Ghost. Lu. Patina. Sunny. Four kids from wildly different backgrounds with personalities that are explosive when they clash. But they are also four kids chosen for an elite middle school track team --- a team that could qualify them for the Junior Olympics if they can get their acts together. They all have a lot to lose, but they also have a lot to prove, not only to each other, but to themselves.