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We begin a new game today called,

"Hashtag, You're It"

Here are the rules:

1. Take a picture of Pedro's Pan. It can be a selfie or just a picture of it on the shelf.

2. Hashtag with #PedrosPan and where you found it.

For example a friend found this one in Fairbanks.






  A picture and a tag gets you one entry into winning the prize pack including a signed copy of the Pedro's Pan, a virtual classroom visit for you to use or to donate to a teacher . You can enter multiple times as long as each location is different.

3. This is a bonus entry into the contest. Tag a friend or friends in your post and encourage them to play too! If your tag gets them to play, you get another bonus entry! (So now you would have 3; your tag, tagging your friend, and them playing) 

The contest runs from July 26th to Midnight AKST on August 3rd. 

Have fun! I look forward to seeing your tags on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram! *On Facebook, please tag me in the post so that I can follow it!


Pedro's Pan


Pan is not just any kind of a pan, he is a gold pan. But after numerous failures of finding gold, Pan begins to doubt that he is good at his job and worries about letting down his friend Pedro. No matter how hard he tries, Pan can't seem to find the gold.

Be a part of the sometimes humorous adventures of Pedro and Pan as they search for gold and purpose in the wilderness of Alaska.


Lasley brings to life a gold rush story from his home state of Alaska in this charming debut picture book. A sweet nugget of a story. -Kirkus

Experience all the excitement of a wilderness gold rush through an unexpected narrator: a prospector’s trusted gold pan. -Foreword

This simply-written book is a fun way to incorporate history and real-life facts.

-Kids' BookBuzz 

Check out the book trailer for Pedro's Pan!


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