Win 50 Iconic Books for Your Classroom Library

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Is there anything better than free books? Here’s your chance to win 50 of the most iconic HarperCollins titles for your classroom library. The collection includes books that have inspired and informed generations of students, such as To Kill a Mockingbird, as well as popular modern titles like Freakonomics.

Enter to win all 50 titles for your classroom library! Plus, more than a dozen of the titles on this list have free resources you can use in your classroom. Click on the titles in red below to get the teacher’s guides.

The Alchemist | Paulo Coelho
Alive | Piers Paul Read
American Gods | Neil Gaiman
And Then There Were None | Agatha Christie
Ariel | Sylvia Plath
Being and Time | Martin Heidegger
Bel Canto | Ann Patchett
The Bell Jar | Sylvia Plath
Black Boy | Richard Wright
The Boys of Summer | Kahn Roger
Brave New World | Aldous Huxley
The Bridge of San Luis Rey | Thornton Wilder
Coming of Age in Samoa | Margaret Mead
The Crying of Lot 49 | Thomas Pynchon
The Dispossessed | Ursula K. Le Guin
Essays of E.B. White | E.B. White
The Essential Ginsberg | Allen Ginsberg
Flow | Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Freakonomics | Steven D. Levitt
Go Set a Watchman | Harper Lee
The Golden Notebook | Doris Lessing
The Gulag Archipelago Volume 1 | Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
Jane Eyre | Charlotte Brontë
Just Kids | Patti Smith
The Known World | Edward P. Jones
The Making of the President 1960 | Theodore H. White
Moby Dick | Herman Melville
The Monkey Wrench Gang | Edward Abbey
Native Son | Richard Wright
The Odyssey of Homer | Richmond Lattimore
Old Yeller | Fred Gipson
One Hundred Years of Solitude | Gabriel García Márquez
Our Town | Thornton Wilder
A People’s History of the United States | Howard Zinn
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek | Annie Dillard
The Poisonwood Bible | Barbara Kingsolver
A Prayer for Owen Meany | John Irving
Profiles in Courage | John F. Kennedy
Sharpe’s Eagle | Bernard Cornwell
Sounder | William H. Armstrong
Summer of ’49 | David Halberstam
Their Eyes Were Watching God | Zora Neale Hurston
To Kill a Mockingbird | Harper Lee
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn | Betty Smith
The Unbearable Lightness of Being | Milan Kundera
Under the Volcano | Malcolm Lowry
V. | Thomas Pynchon
Wicked | Gregory Maguire
The Years of Extermination | Saul Friedlander
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance | Robert M. Pirsig


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Four (4) lucky educators will each win a classroom library that includes fifty (50) HarperCollins titles. (Prize valued at $800.)
No purchase necessary. Making a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. The promotion is open only to legal residents of the United States who at the time of entry are a) eighteen (18) years of age or older and b) currently employed full- or part-time as an educator by an accredited public or private K-12 school in the United States. WeAreTeachers is the official administrator of this program and Acuity Brands is the Sponsor. Employees of WeAreTeachers or the Sponsor and their affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, sales representatives, agents, advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate families and household members (parent, spouse, child or sibling) of each are not eligible to participate. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
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  5. Prizing: Four (4) lucky educators will each win a classroom library that includes fifty (50) HarperCollins titles. (Prize valued at $800.)Product prizes are not redeemable for cash or transferable. No substitution allowed except, at Sponsor's sole discretion, a prize of equal or greater value may be substituted.
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