SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Downloadable Resources for Classroom or Home

Cropped US map with Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Washington DC, and West Virginia highlighted, and the words "Take the Read Local Challenge!" in bold -- with the URL mddewv.scbwi.org/read-local/

Download a copy of the 2020/21 Read Local Challenge digital booklet here, and pick up an official Read Local Challenge Passport from a participating school, library, or bookstore in your area. Or request a Read Local Starter Kit for your school, library, or organization (click the “Connect with a KidLit Creator” button below), and we will mail a package with posters, passports, stickers, and more to you!

 

Frequently Asked Questions (for Readers) (for KidLit Creators)

Download printable posters to color or a digital booklet with all you need to know about the Read Local Challenge.  Or click on any of the book covers below to find resources that you can use your classroom, library, or home to promote a love of literature as you discover authors and illustrators in your local area.

Other Resources:

Educator Resources from Veronica Bartles, Read Local Challenge Coordinator & author of TWELVE STEPS (YA), and THE PRINCESS AND THE FROGS (PB).

2019-20 Read Local Games & Resources: 

“Go Read” Game Cards 2019-20 | Read Local Bingo | Printable Read Local Bookmarks (all levels) | Whose Line is it Anyway? | Hidden Words | 2 Quotes & a Lie | Silly Stories Game |

 

2018-19 Read Local Games & Resources: 

“Go Read” Game Cards 2018-19 | Read Local Bingo | Printable Read Local Bookmarks (all levels) | Whose Line is it Anyway? | 2 Quotes & a Lie | Silly Stories Game | Printable Bookmarks (PB)Printable Bookmarks (MG)Printable Bookmarks (YA) |

 

2017-18 Read Local Games & Resources: 

Read Local 2017-18 Bookmark | YA 2017-18 Challenge Bookmark | MG 2017-18 Challenge Bookmark | PB 2017-18 Challenge Bookmark | Read Local 2017-18 BINGO Cards | 2 Quotes and a Lie 2017-18 Game File | 2 Quotes and a Lie 2017-18 Game (Answer Key) | 2017-18 First Sentences | Full set of 2017-18 “Go Read” cards (including all 3 challenges) | Printable 2017-18 YA “Go Read” Cards | Printable 2017-18 MG “Go Read” Cards | 2017-18 PB “Go Read” Cards