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Read Local Kick-Off Party Resources

Please pardon our dust as we remodel the site to transition from our 2018/19 challenge to the upcoming 2019/20 challenge (coming in October)!!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 Download a copy of the 2018-19 Read Local Challenge printable poster (or digital booklet) here, or pick up an official Read Local Challenge Poster from a participating school, library, or bookstore in your area. Or sign up for a Read Local event and we will mail some to you!Host a Read Local Event with one or more of our authors!

Download printable games and crafts to make your Read Local event a success.  Or use the following resources in your classroom/library/group to promote a love of reading as you discover authors in your local area.



| “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 Challenge 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 | Printable 2017-18 PB “Go Read” Cards