The Margin Project

School’s out and we cabookplateme up with a fun (and social) way to jump-start your kids’ summer reading- plus a special ARC giveaway (advanced reader copy) to get you started! It’s called The Margin Project and this is how it works:

First, print the bookplate to the left (a simple copy and paste into Word will work or “save as” and open it up in a photo editing program). Next, paste it to the inside cover of the book of your choice (scroll down to enter to win the books of our choice!) This designates the book as part of the project and means that any reader thereafter can doodle or write (clean!) notes in the margins as he or she reads. That part is a thrill in and of itself because we’re talking serious taboo behavior here.

But it gets better. Because now that first reader is photo 1going to pass it along to a friend who is ALSO going to add notes, in a different color pen (and probably giggle over the first reader’s notes) And on it goes. By the end, you might end up with something that looks like this ------>


To get you started, we’re giving away the following books (one each to four lucky winners!) Enter the Rafflecopter below for your chance to win. :)


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About the Author :

Jen Malone is a middle grade and young adult author jenwho spent a year traveling the world solo (favorite spot: Nepal), met her husband on the highway, and went into labor on Stevie Nick's tour bus. She's repped by the fantabulous Holly Root at The Waxman Leavell Literary Agency and her debut AT YOUR SERVICE publishes with Simon & Schuster/Aladdin MIx in August 2014. 

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  1. This is great!I as just telling my 8YO that she can write in her books with notes if she wants the other day. This'll help encourage it! :)

  2. Hahahaha, funtastic!!! Love this. I all for writing in my books. Yeah man! I entered, too.


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