Win a Library of Zora Neale Hurston Books (+ $50 Gift Card)

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Zora Neale Hurston’s beloved novel Their Eyes Were Watching God is a modern classic in high school English and literature classrooms. Now, you have a chance to include a set of Hurston’s books in your classroom library. In celebration of the upcoming May publication of Barracoon, Hurston’s  conversation with one of the last-known survivors of the Atlantic slave trade, five high school English teachers will win 11 novels and nonfiction titles by Hurston (valued at over $170)—plus a $50 gift card to buy even more books!

Here’s a list of the titles our winners will receive:

Their Eyes Were Watching God
Tell My Horse
Seraph on the Suwanee
Mules and Men
Mule Bone
Moses, Man of the Mountain
Jonah’s Gourd Vine
Every Tongue Got to Confess
Dust Tracks on a Road
The Complete Stories

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Five (5) lucky educators will each win a set of 11 books by Zora Neale Hurston, including: Barracoon, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Tell My Horse, Seraph on the Suwanee, Mules and Men, Mule Bone, Moses: Man of the Mountain, Jonah’s Gourd Vine, Every Tongue Got to Confess.
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 HarperCollins 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.  

Entry Rules and Agreements

  1. All entries must be submitted using the online form by 11:59 p.m. Central Time on May 30, 2018.
  2. Entrants must follow the entry instructions. Entries generated by script, macro, robotic, programming or any other automated means are prohibited and will be disqualified.
  3. All entrants must be legal residents of the United States of America with a current U.S. address for prize fulfillment. Prizes that require shipment will not be shipped internationally.
  4. Each entrant may only submit one completed form.

Winner Selection Rules and Agreements

  1. Winners will be selected by random drawing and announced on the WeAreTeachers website by May 31, 2018.
  2. All published prizes from the Sponsor are fulfilled by the Sponsor and are the sole responsibility of the Sponsor. The Sponsor is responsible for contacting winners and fulfilling all other related prizes directly to the winners.
  3. WeAreTeachers and its Sponsors make every attempt to fulfill prizes. Prizes unclaimed after 60 days are not awarded.
  4. Any depiction of prizes is for illustrative purposes only. All prizes are awarded as-is and without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied. Winners are responsible for all taxes on prizes received.
  5. Prizing: Five (5) high school English teachers will win 11 novels and nonfiction titles by Hurston. Titles include Barracoon, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Tell My Horse, Seraph on the Suwanee, Mules and Men, Mule Bone, Moses, Man of the Mountain, Jonah’s Gourd Vine, Every Tongue Got to Confess, Dust Tracks on a Road, and The Complete Stories. (Prize package valued at $220 each.)
  6. 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.
  7. Only the number of prizes stated in the Rules is available to be won. All prizes will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible Entries is received.

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Congratulations to Our Winners

Nancy Miller, OK
Brendan Byrnes, NY
Andrew Lesh, AK
Susan Hopkins, NC
Tabitha Turner, AR