12.03.2009

Giveaway - 100,000 Book Giveaway from Cheerios!



The Casa de Cowan are big books readers. I can say that every night we are reading a book, magazine or some form of reading takes place. I think at the end of the day, reading a book is going to enrich your mind so much more than watching TV or playing a video game. I think Cheerios agrees too.

The Cheerios family of cereals, First Book and Jon Scieszka, author of the popular “Trucktown” series and other children’s books, have joined together to deliver 100,000 books to community-based programs serving children in need – and we’d love your help! All you have to do is go online with your child and test your combined knowledge of children’s books by answering trivia questions related to “Trucktown” and other great children’s books.

For every trivia question answered correctly, you can cast one vote for the state you would like to receive books. The five states receiving the most votes will get 20,000 books each, for a total of 100,000 books. Visit www.FirstBook.org/Scieszka to test your knowledge and start voting.

My Blog Spark has joined forces with Cash Cowan to offer 1 lucky reader a 100,000 Book Giveaway Prize Pack including - an assortment of books from Cheerios, one of the many varieties of Cheerios cereals and a $25 gift card to Barnes & Noble.
Want to win? Here's How:

1st entry (Mandatory) - Tell me why your state should get 20,000 books OR How many trivia questions did you correctly answer?
2nd entry -Follow me on Twitter
3rd entry -become a Fan on Facebook
4th entry -Subscribe to Cash Cowan via email or RSS Feed (and leave a comment)
5th entry- Adding my Button to your page and leaving me a comment with the link


You can enter up to 5 times with each entry. Be sure to leave seperate comments for each and contact information for me to get ahold of you.

If you have already completed any of these - leave a comment for each one you've completed to win!

Contest Ends December 17th - Winner Announced December 18th!

Cheerios provided me with the information and prize packs through MyBlogSpark. I was given a prize pack, however, this did not alter my personal views on Cheerios

142 comments:

  1. I answered 10 correctly. So fun! And what a great cause!

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  6. My state should get books b/c there are lot of readers and some of the smaller schools don't have a ton of books. I think Pennsylvania though is a state that needs books.

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  15. I live in Illinois and we need 20,00 books because of our former governor. He squandered a lot of funds that would go towards things like that on weird stupid stuff, like pay raises for his cronies.

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  20. I would like NY to win the books because I'm sure with such a large city that there are children that don't get the benefits of books.
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  21. I am in Arizona where funding for schools is constantly being cut, so books would be awesome

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  27. I think NY could use these books because there are so many disadvantaged families in NYC alone.

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  33. Texas should get 20,000 books because so many pre schoolers don't have even 1 book. Thanks!
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  37. I think indiana should get 20000 books. Jobs are scarce times are hard here/ Thanks, SH
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  38. Texas should get 20,000 books because there are many small less well-off school districts that don't have the budget to buy new library books.

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  42. Wonderful giveaway, very exciting!! I didn't do well with the trivia....I got 7 out of 20 before stopping!! :) Voting for Maryland! purposedrivenlife4you at gmail dot com

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  47. I think Missouri should get the books because there are several students here who don't have access to books at home and this would allow for every student to be able to enjoy reading with his or her family.

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  48. I answered 10 questions correctly

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  53. KS could use the books because my kids live here and they're the most important treasure to me!

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  54. Mississippi should win because as of 1998, the five states with the lowest literacy rates are (in order) Mississippi, Lousiana, Alabama, Florida, and South Carolina.

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  55. I think Missouri should win because 17% of adults in Missouri score in the lowest of five levels of literacy and face life with few options and 950,000 Missourians age 16 and older (28%) do not have a high school diploma.

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  60. I got 6 out of 11 and am excited my state is in second place.

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  61. The failure of the State legislature to pass a budget for Pennsylvania means that while the Free Library remains open, there is the likelihood that a severe funding cut will be made in our State appropriation. This would critically hamper the Free Library’s ability to purchase new books, DVDs, CDs, databases, newspapers, magazines, and more.

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  64. I think PA should get the books because our local library has already had a cut in funding. This makes me sad because I LOVE the library!

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  69. My state should get the books because I taught here for 8 years and the kids love to read :) Thank you for a wonderful giveaway!
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  70. My state should get the books because everyone should have access to good reading material.

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  71. I answered 28 out 50 correct.

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  74. I answered three correctly.

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  76. Michigan should get the books because we are suffering economically and it just keeps getting worse for the kids. Every year more and more things are getting cut from the community such as sports and community activities...its so sad. melnajor@gmail.com

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  77. California is such a large state, most of our libraries do book readings for young children, as well as our B & N's, we need to add more books for the children's enjoyment and to broaden their horizens, so to speak.

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  78. California really needs books! Our schools are so underfunded.

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  79. California schools really need the books with the budget crunch.

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  80. I got 5 right!
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  81. North Carolina should get the books because we are really struggling in this down economy and our governor and our representatives decided to cut the education budget...GRRRR
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  86. Illinois should get books! It's a diverse state with many low income kiddos that could use a helping hand. fosterbrandy@msn.com

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  87. Yea... I got 10 correct!
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  88. I played the game and voted for Wisconsin. Got 61/100 questions right! Not too bad.

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  89. Jill spazz12@juno.comDecember 13, 2009 at 11:21 PM

    I love to read to my boys. Thanks for the offer.

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  90. Texas should get 20,000 new books because there are many children there who need to develop a love of reading.

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  92. I got 18 of 25 right.
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  93. GA should get books because we always rank near the bottom of the test scores.
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  94. I answered 4 trivia questions out of 4.
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  99. I got 22 out of 31 right.I voted for my state-Michigan.

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  101. ohio is one of the poorest states.

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  102. I think Wisconsin should win the books even though I reside in Ohio. There are so many schools in SE WI that are in great need of an upgrade. This might start a domino affect and hopefully get the kids something great to read!

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  103. Oregon has a HUGE unemployment rate - we could use some literacy help here!

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  111. The State of Oklahoma should get the 20,000 books because we rank 50th in teacher pay and it would be a little less that we as teachers would have to spend out of our own pockets in order to have what is needed in our classrooms. I would also like the opportunity to help distribute these books.

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  119. Florida!! Well, because I live here and want the best for my kids and also others!

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  120. I never read any of the books in the quiz, lol. I wanted to at least get to 10 votes though ~ 10 of 26

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