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Children's Book Writers
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Read Local Challenge Picture Books 2020/21

Cropped US map with Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Washington DC, and West Virginia highlighted, and the words "Discover the world from your own back yard ... Read Local!" in bold


Meet our MD/DE/VA/DC Read Local Challenge picture book creators!

Click on one of the photos below to visit that Kid Lit creator’s profile page for information about their books, their presentations, and their fees & availability for events! — Remember to ask for your Read Local Challenge discount. All participating KidLit Creators are offering a 10% discount on their speaking fees for the entire challenge year!

Download the Full Read Local 2020/21 Challenge Book List


Middle Grade | Young Adult | Full Challenge


Our Past Read Local Challenge Books (Spring 2017) (2017-18) (2018-19)