Read Local Kick-Off Party Resources

Host a Read Local Kick-off Party at your Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, or Washington D.C. school, bookstore, or library!

Download printable games and crafts to make your Read Local Kick-off Party a success! Or use the following resources in your classroom to promote a love of reading as you discover authors in your local area.

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2 Quotes and a Lie Game File | 2 Quotes and a Lie Game (Answer Key)

Every story has to start somewhere. The first sentence of a book sets the tone for the rest of the story and gives the reader a clue about where the story will go next. But first sentences are brimming with promises and possibilities. In the hands of a different author, the same first sentence might lead to a completely different story!

Every story has to start somewhere. The first sentence of a book sets the tone for the rest of the story and gives the reader a clue about where the story will go next. But first sentences are brimming with promises and possibilities. In the hands of a different author, the same first sentence might lead to a completely different story!

Will your story be serious or silly? Funny or frightening? Merry or melancholy? Try writing your own story with just the information you see here: the book title (& author), a description of the book, and the first sentence. How is your story similar to the one the author told? How is it different?


 

Full set of "Go Read" cards (including all 3 challenges)

Printable YA "Go Read" Cards | Printable MG "Go Read" Cards | Printable PB "Go Read" Cards

2 Quotes and a Lie Game (Answers – black & white) | 2 Quotes and a Lie Game (black & white)

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