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 Download a copy of the 2018-19 Read Local Challenge printable poster (or digital booklet) here, and pick up an official Read Local Challenge Passport Bookmark from a participating school, library, or bookstore in your area. Or request a Read Local Starter Kit with posters/bookmarks/prizes) and we will mail some to you!

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


2018-19 Read Local Challenge 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 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