The contest begins Wednesday, March 31, 2010.

Clues will be posted three times a week throughout the contest.
Each clue will be in the form of a multiple-choice question.
You can find the clues:
Every Monday and Wednesday on the NCBLA’s blog at:
Every Friday at

The final clue will be posted Wednesday, April 21, 2010.

If you don’t know the answer to a clue, don’t worry! The answer will be provided when
you read the next clue.  

The NCBLA can accept entries only from teachers and librarians who are submitting a guess on
behalf of a class or group of students.
Classes from pre-school through Grade 12 are eligible to enter.
Parents and grandparents – please share this information with your young people’s teachers!

Each class can send in one entry only.

Entries must be emailed to
Please type your classroom’s guess in the Subject line, and be sure to enter complete contact information in the body of the email. Complete contact information includes the name, phone number, and email address of the teacher or librarian submitting the entry and the name and complete address of the school or library. Entries without complete contact information will not be accepted.

All entries must be received by 11:00 PM PDT on Friday, April 23, 2010.

ONE classroom winner will be chosen at random from all correct entries received.
The winning classroom will be announced Monday, May 3, 2010.

Send your guess to anytime, but remember—you can only guess once!

Click here to read the official legalese and contest rules.
Because nothing’s any fun without eleven paragraphs of fine print.