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Read Local Passport Partner: A Likely Story

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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, most of Laura Gehl’s books, President and Me series, most of Kathy MacMillan’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!