Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Read Local Passport Partner: East City Bookshop

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Collect 5 stamps & receive a free Advance Reader Copy of a book from East City Bookshop

East City Bookshop

 645 Pennsylvania Ave SE #100
Washington, DC 20003


If they don’t have the Read Local Challenge book you are looking for in stock, East City Bookshop will happily place a special order for you!


East City Bookshop offers:

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


Fill out 5 spaces on your Read Local Challenge Passport Bookmark to receive the following prize from East City Bookshop:

          * Free Advance Reader Copy of a book


Find East City Bookshop online:

• Website:
• Twitter: @eastcitybooks
• Instagram: @eastcitybookshop
• Facebook:


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!