Brookes Top 10 Library Giveaway Official Sweepstakes Rules

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This sweepstakes begins on March 1, 2013 and ends on December 30, 2013. This sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.

No purchase is required to enter or win. Submit the online form located at to enter. You may also email your name, mailing address, daytime telephone number, and email address to, or mail the same information to Brookes Publishing, Brookes Top 10 Library Giveaway, P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624. In order to be eligible, all entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on March 26, April 29, May 30, June 25, July 30, August 27, September 29, October 29, November 26, and December 30. Each person may enter only once.

This sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the U.S. residing in the 48 contiguous states, Alaska, Hawaii, and the District of Columbia, 18 years or older. Employees and their families, subcontractors, and authors of Brookes Publishing are not eligible. The qualifications and eligibility of any participant are at the sole discretion of Brookes Publishing and are final.

One winner will be selected in each of 10 monthly random drawings held in Brookes Publishing’s office in Towson, MD on March 27, April 30, May 29, June 26, July 31, August 28, September 30, October 30, November 27, and December 31, 2013, for a total of 10 winners. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received. The winners will be notified by phone or email to the address used in entering the drawing within 2 business days after the drawing. Names of entrants not chosen as winners will be automatically included in the following month’s drawing.

The winners’ names and states will be posted at after each drawing on March 27, April 30, May 29, June 26, July 31, August 28, September 30, October 30, November 27, and December 31, 2013. This information can also be obtained by writing to Brookes Publishing, Brookes Autism Library Giveaway, P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624 after December 31, 2013.

Each winner can choose one of these four Brookes Top 10 libraries. (The libraries include one copy of each book listed.)

Top 10 Brookes Books Every Early Childhood Educator Should Have (total retail value: $385.50)
Alternative Approaches to Assessing Young Children, 2nd Edition, by Angela Losardo & Angela Notari Syverson ($39.95)
ASQ-3 Learning Activities by Elizabeth Twombly & Ginger Fink ($49.95)
Building Blocks for Teaching Preschoolers with Special Needs, 2nd Edition, by Susan R. Sandall & Ilene S. Schwartz, with invited contributors ($38.95)
Developing Cross-Cultural Competence, A Guide for Working with Children and Their Families, 4th Edition, edited by Eleanor W. Lynch & Marci J. Hanson, with invited contributors ($49.95)
The Early Childhood Coaching Handbook by Dathan D. Rush & M’Lisa L. Shelden ($34.95)
Instructional Technology in Early Childhood by Howard P. Parette, Jr. & Craig Blum, with invited contributors ($39.95)
Lift-Off for Early Literacy: Directed Reading Opportunities for Struggling Students by Charlene Iannone-Campbell & Susan Lloyd Lattimore ($44.95)
Little Kids, Big Worries: Stress-Busting Tips for Early Childhood Classrooms by Alice Sterling Honig ($24.95)
Successful Kindergarten Transition: Your Guide to Connecting Children, Families, and Schools by Robert C. Pianta & Marcia Kraft-Sayre ($29.95)
Developmental Parenting: A Guide for Early Childhood Practitioners, by  Lori A. Roggman Ph.D., Lisa K. Boyce Ph.D., Mark S. Innocenti Ph.D. ($29.95)

Top 10 Brookes Books Every Special Educator Should Have (total retail value: $329.50)
Executive Function in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Improving Performance and Enhancing Skills for All Students by Christopher Kaufman ($34.95)
The Grieving Student: A Teacher’s Guide by David Schonfeld & Marcia Quackenbush ($29.95)
How to Co-Teach: A Guide for General & Special Educators by Elizabeth A. Potts & Lori A. Howard ($34.95)
The NEW Transition Handbook: Strategies High School Teachers Use that Work! by Carolyn Hughes and Erik W. Carter ($39.95)
Number Sense & Number Nonsense: Understanding the Challenges of Learning Math by Nancy Krasa & Sara Shunkwiler ($32.95)
Powerful Writing Strategies for All Students by Karen R. Harris, Steve Graham, Linda H. Mason, & Barbara Friedlander ($39.95)
The PRT Pocket Guide: Pivotal Response Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders by Robert L. Koegel & Lynn Kern Koegel ($19.95)
The Special Educator’s Toolkit: Everything You Need to Organize, Manage, and Monitor Your Classroom by Cindy Golden ($39.95)
The Teacher’s Pocket Guide for Effective Classroom Management by Timothy P. Knoster ($19.95)
“You’re Going to Love This Kid!” Teaching Students with Autism in the Inclusive Classroom, Second Edition by Paula Kluth ($34.95)

Top 10 Brookes Books Every Family Support Professional Should Have (total retail value: $287.50)
Autism in the Family: Caring and Coping Together by Robert A. Naseef ($24.95)
The Common Sense Guide to Your Child’s Special Needs: When to Worry, When to Wait, What to Do by Louis Pellegrino ($24.95)
High School Transition that Works! Lessons Learned from Project SEARCH® by Maryellen Daston, J. Erin Riehle, & Susie Rutkowski ($34.95)
Including People with Disabilities in Faith Communities: A Guide for Service Providers, Families, & Congregations by Erik W. Carter
Melanie, Bird with a Broken Wing: A Mother’s Story by Beth Harry ($24.95)
Optimistic Parenting: Hope & Help for You & Your Challenging Child by V. Mark Durand ($26.95)
Parenting with Positive Behavior Support: A Practical Guide to Resolving Your Child’s Difficult Behavior by Meme Hieneman, Karen Childs, & Jane Sergay ($24.95)
Sibshops, Workshops for Siblings of Children with Special Needs, Revised Edition, by Don Meyer & Patricia F. Vadasy ($34.95)
The Special Needs Planning Guide: How to Prepare for Every Stage of Your Child’s Life by John Nadworny & Cynthia R. Haddad ($29.95)
Steps to Independence: Teaching Everyday Skills to Children with Special Needs, 4th Edition, by Bruce L. Baker & Alan J. Brightman, with invited contributors ($32.95)

Top 10 Brookes Reference Books (total retail value: $439.65)
Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Transactional Developmental Perspective edited by Amy M. Wetherby & Barry M. Prizant, with invited contributors ($49.95)
Children with Disabilities, 7th Edition, edited by Mark L. Batshaw, Nancy J. Roizen, & Gaetano Lotrecchiano, with invited contributors ($79.95)
The Dictionary of Developmental Disabilities Terminology, 3rd Edition, by Pasquale J. Accardo & Barbara Y. Whitman, with invited contributors ($39.95)
Evidence-Based Reading Practices for Response to Intervention edited by Diane Haager, Janette Klingner, & Sharon Vaughan, with invited contributors ($36.95)
Handbook of Response to Intervention in Early Childhood edited by Virginia Buysse & Ellen S. Peisner-Feinberg, with invited contributors ($56.95)
Life Beyond the Classroom: Transition Strategies for Young People with Disabilities, 5th Edition, edited by Paul Wehman, with invited contributors ($79.95)
Meaningful Differences in the Everyday Experience of Young American Children by Betty Hart & Todd R. Risley ($39.95)
The Roots of Phonics: A Historical Introduction, Revised Edition, by Miriam Balmuth ($34.95)
Understanding RTI in Mathematics: Proven Methods & Applications edited by Russell Gersten & Rebecca S. Newman-Gonchar, with invited contributors ($34.95)
The Voice of Evidence in Reading Research edited by Peggy McCardle & Vinita Chhabra, with invited contributors ($34.95)

Brookes reserves the right to substitute any of the items with an item of comparable value. Winners should allow 4 to 6 weeks from conclusion of the sweepstakes for delivery of the prizes, and prizes will be shipped at no cost to the winner by the most economical shipping method. All prizes are nontransferable and are not redeemable for cash.

Sweepstakes entrants are supplying personally identifying information (e.g., name, address) to Brookes Publishing by entering the Brookes Top 10 Library Giveaway. Participation in this sweepstakes is completely voluntary, and the entrant therefore has a choice whether to disclose his or her information. Sweepstakes entrants’ email addresses will be used only for the purposes of communicating about these sweepstakes unless the entrant requests to receive promotional email from Brookes Publishing. Sweepstakes entrants may receive catalogs by postal mail from Brookes Publishing following sweepstakes entry. To be removed from the mailing list, contact Customer Service; call toll-free 1-800-638-3775; fax to 410-337-8539; or write to Brookes Publishing Co., P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624, Attention: Customer Service.

If by reason of a printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these official rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded.

Brookes Publishing reserves the right to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of the web site or who is otherwise in violation of the rules. It further reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or modify any sweepstakes not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, or technical failures of any sort.

By entering the sweepstakes, each sweepstakes entrant assumes, and agrees to be solely responsible for, all liabilities and costs arising out of his/her participation in the sweepstakes and releases Brookes Publishing and its directors, employees, and subcontractors from the same. Income and other taxes (if any) are the responsibility of the winner. Brookes Publishing is not liable for lost, late, delayed, damaged, incomplete, illegible, or misdirected sweepstakes entries of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware, or software, whether originating with the sweepstakes entrant or Brookes Publishing.

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Sweepstakes Rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrants and Brookes Publishing, shall be governed by, and constructed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Maryland, without giving effect to any choice of laws or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Maryland. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provisions were not contained therein.

Contact the webmaster at Brookes Publishing by email (, phone (410-337-9580), or fax (410-337-8539) to receive a copy of these official sweepstakes rules or if you have any questions regarding the rules and regulations.