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    Here's How to Enter:

    1. Read this excerpt from the book with a child 12 years old or younger and encourage them to illustrate something inspired by the theme or imagery. We encourage teachers and librarians to share with their students!

    2. Take a photo of the illustration(s) and post on Twitter or Instagram (if your profile is public) with the hashtag #HerRightFoot. Please include the first name of the child illustrator and a few words about what the Statue of Liberty means to them. 

    3. Don’t want to post on social media? Scan or take a photo of the illustration(s) and upload using the "Enter" tab.

    4. Alternatively, you can mail a copy of the illustration with your contact details to:
    Dave Eggers, c/o Chronicle Books, 680 Second St., San Francisco, CA 94107

    Update: We have extended the submission deadline date until December 31st!



    Her Right Foot

    By Dave Eggers, illustrated by Shawn Harris

    If you had to name a statue, any statue, odds are good you’d mention the Statue of Liberty. Have you seen her?

    She’s in New York.

    She’s holding a torch.

    And she’s in mid-stride, moving forward.

    But why?

    In this fascinating, fun take on nonfiction, uniquely American in its frank tone and honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America’s most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty’s right foot is the powerful message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country’s creation.

    Dave Eggers is the author of many books, including This Bridge Will Not Be GrayThe Circle, and A Hologram for the King. He is the cofounder of: Voice of Witness, an oral-history series focused on human-rights crises; 826 National, a network of writing and tutoring centers; and ScholarMatch, which connects donors and under-resourced students to make college possible.

    Shawn Harris is an artist and musician who lives and works in Morongo Valley, California. This is his first book.

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    Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers, illustrated by Shawn Harris ● 978-14521-6281-2 ● On sale now  ● For Ages 5+



    DESCRIPTION OF THE CONTEST: Her Right Foot Children’s Illustration Contest (“Contest”) is designed to give Entrants (“Entrants”) the opportunity to submit an illustration based on the manuscript of the book Her Right Foot for a chance to receive a signed book and letter from author Dave Eggers. The Prizes will be awarded to the Entrants who receive the highest score from the judges in accordance with these Official Rules. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these official rules and by the decisions of Chronicle Books LLC (“Chronicle”), which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest. ELIGIBILITY: This Contest is open only to legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia. Void where prohibited by law. The following individuals are not eligible: (a) employees of Chronicle Books or Tumblr and their parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies; and (b) members of the immediate family of a person in (a) and/or those living in the same household as a person in (a).


    HOW TO ENTER: This Contest begins on 4/15/2017 12:01 am EST and ends on 12/31/2017 at 11:59 pm EST (“Contest Period”). To enter, go to (the “Site”) and follow the onscreen instructions. Entrants will be invited to upload the illustrations of children ages 12 or younger using the “Enter Now” tab, or tag their submissions on Instagram (“Submission”). Submissions must be submitted during the Contest Period and contain the minimum information listed on the contest entry page. Chronicle’s clock is the official clock for the Contest. Submissions using macro, script or other forms of automatic entry will be disqualified. Chronicle or its designated representatives reserve the right to disqualify any Submission that does not conform to these Official Rules as determined by Chronicle in its sole discretion. Chronicle will not notify Entrant whether the Submission has been disqualified.


    SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Each Submission via upload form must include the email address and a description of the entry. Each social media submission must contain the hashtag #herrightfoot. Entrants agree to indentify and hold Chronicle harmless from and against any suits, claims, losses, damages and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees, that it may sustain from any breach of a representation or warranty made by the Entrant or the use of any rights granted by the Entrant to Chronicle hereunder. Judging: Entries will be judged by author Dave Eggers on the basis of theme, originality, creativity, effort and best depiction of a scene from the text. 5 winners will be chosen in advance of the release of the book Her Right Foot on 12/31/17. Winners will be notified by email. If Chronicle cannot locate a potential winner within 7 days of attempted notification, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected.


    APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE: There will be [5] prizes awarded (“Prizes”), each consisting of a a signed copy of Her Right Foot and hand-written letter from author Dave Eggers.


    ALL TAXES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. ALL PRIZE CONDITIONS: Chronicle has no responsibility for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of the prize due to reasons beyond Chronicle’s control, and is not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof. The prize is awarded without warranty of any kind from Chronicle, express or implied, without limitation.


    Grant of Rights: All Entrants grant Chronicle and Tumblr the right to display their Submissions on  Instagram,Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, and the Chronicle Books blog for purposes of this Contest. Conditions of Participation Eligibility By participating in this Contest, all entrants represent and warrant that they are eligible to win. Release: By participating in this Contest all Entrants agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless the Chronicle from and against any liability, injury, death, loss or damages to Entrant or any person or entity, including without limitation damage to personal or real property, caused in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of their participation in this Contest (or related activities) or their acceptance, possession or use/misuse of a prize. Privacy Policy Entrants also agree that all information received as part of this Contest will be subject to Chronicle’s Privacy Policy


    Errors/Internet: Chronicle is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, stolen, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected information. Chronicle is not responsible for lost or late entries nor for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Chronicle or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof. If for any reason the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Chronicle which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, the Chronicle reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, violates these official rules, or acts in a disruptive or unsportsmanlike manner, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Chronicle reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date. Without limiting the foregoing, Chronicle may reject any Submission, if in Chronicle's sole judgment, the Entrant has been disqualified, has questionable eligibility or is otherwise ineligible to enter or participate.


    If there is a dispute as to the identity of the entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned. Chronicle is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prize. Failure to comply with any requirement listed herein, as determined in Chronicle’s sole judgment, may result in forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner may be selected. Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of participants or Chronicle in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the state of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state laws. Claims may not be resolved through any form of class action. Venue for all suits will be in federal or state courts located in the County of San Francisco, California.


    SEVERABILITY: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.


    Winners’ List: A copy of the winners’ list may be obtained by sending a written request to: Online Marketing Manager postmarked by 12/31/2017 and received by 1/31/2018.