The YA novel Karma by Cathy Ostlere. Ending July 1, 2012; US and Canada only.
A $60 ticket to hear Rohinton Mistry, Wayne Johnston, James Bartleman in Toronto on May 30: In association with World Literacy Canada, I’m giving one person a $60 ticket to see Rohinton Mistry, Wayne Johnston, and James Bartleman read at the Kama Benefit Reading Series, at 6:30 at the Park Hyatt Toronto on May 30. Please leave a comment on the post to enter. Giveaway ends May 18, 2012.
Multicultural Picture Book Giveaway: A Lion’s Mane by Navjot Kaur (Saffron Press, 2010), a picture book explaining the Sikh religion. “Kaur’s book is notable for the intelligence of her approach; rather than merely explaining/extolling her faith, she has her young protagonist show us how Sikhism’s emphasis on the lion is echoed in other cultures. The book thus affirms the importance of preserving cultural identity while denying exceptionalism, and that’s winning strategy…” Please leave a comment on the post to enter. (Canada/USA only, ends March 21, 2012.)