Society of
Children's Book Writers
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Read Local Passport Partner: A Likely Story

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 boldBold text invitation to "Host a FREE Read Local Party! (Informal Q&A)" "Invite us to your Event! (Read Local Discount on Speaking Fees)" and "Request a FREE Read Local Kit! (Posters! Prizes! Signed Books!)"

Collect 8 stamps & receive a free Advance Reader Copy of a book from A Likely Story Bookstore

A Likely Story Bookstore

7566 Main St #113
Sykesville, MD 21784

Find lots of Read Local Challenge books, including The Princess and the Frogs, The Eleventh Trade, The Disasters, Finding the Speed of Light, most of Laura Gehl’s books, Freddie Ramos Series, No Place Like Here, President and Me series, Charlie & Frog, Mother Ghost, Superheros Don’t Eat Veggie Burgers, Malala Yousafzai: Warrior With Words, most of Kathy MacMillan’s books, Orcas, Superlative Birds, Super Jake, Operation Oleander, Castle of Concrete, Nikki on the Line, The Tombs, Soccerverse: Poems About Soccer, Passing the Music Down, Pulp, most of Erin Teagan’s books. If they don’t have the book you are looking for in stock, A Likely Story Bookstore will happily place a special order for you!


A Likely Story Bookstore offers:

• Educator Discounts: Yes
• Bulk Purchase Discounts: Yes
• Other Discounts: No

Fill out 8 spaces on your Read Local Challenge Passport Bookmark to receive the following prize from A Likely Story Bookstore:

          * Discount on a future purchase of ONE book … OR a free Advance Reader Copy of a book!

Find A Likely Story Bookstore online:

• Website:
• Twitter: @sykesvillebooks
• Instagram: alikelystory
• Facebook: @alikelystorybookstore

Find Read Local Challenge Books at a Local Bookstore!

Discover the prizes available for the Read Local Passport at each participating bookstore (Click the link on our map for details, and to find your closest Read Local bookstore.) You may choose one partner from our list to redeem your completed passport.

Inviting a Read Local author or illustrator to your school or library? Many of our partner bookstores offer preorders and book sales for special events. Please consider contacting one of them to handle your orders.- We can’t wait to meet you!