Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Read Local Passport Partner: Books with a Past

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 6 stamps & receive a free Advance Reader Copy of a book OR a 25% discount on the purchase of one book from Books With A Past

Books with a Past

2465 MD-97
Glenwood, MD 21738

Find lots of Read Local Challenge books! If they don’t have the book you are looking for in stock, Books With A Past will happily place a special order for you!


Books With A Past offers:

• Educator Discounts: Yes
• Bulk Purchase Discounts: Yes (25+ copies of the same book)
• Other Discounts: Yes

Fill out 6 spaces on your Read Local Challenge Passport Bookmark to receive the following prize from Books With A Past:

          * Free Advance Reader Copy … OR 25% Discount on the purchase of ONE book!


Find Books With A Past online:

• Website:
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• Instagram: @bookswithapast
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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!