Reading Challenges

  • Students who have met their teacher's independent reading goals are ready to stretch themselves as independent readers.  Click the links below to learn more about the books and reading challenges. All of the challenges below can be printed out online or picked up in the library. 

    For each book, they should complete an online "Reading Challenge Reflection" found on our library website under "Books."  K-1 students can skip the "Reading Challenge Reflection" step.  When finished, students should turn their paper in to the library. Students who complete a challenge will receive an award certificate at our next award ceremony.  

     

    Click on the challenges below to print the list of books and get started.  Lists are also available in the library. 

     

    • Four Fiction Genres Challenge  - (2-6) Choose and read four different fiction genres.

    • Nonfiction Reading Bingo - (2-6) Read five nonfiction books in a row.  Bingo!

    • Early Reader Classics - (K-2) The Early Reader Classics Book list features books written for early readers that have won awards and are considered classics.  K-1 students do not need to complete the online "Reading Challenge Reflection."

    • Caldecott Award Classics - (K-6) Starting in 1938, one book a year has received the Caldecott Award to recognize it as being a great picture book for children. K-1 students do not need to complete the online "Reading Challenge Reflection."

    • Washington Children's Choice Award Classics - (K-6) Winners of the Washington State Children's Choice Picture Book Award.  K-1 students do not need to complete the online "Reading Challenge Reflection."

    • Sasquatch Award Classics - (3-6) Chapter books nominated by the Washington Library Media Association and voted upon each year by LFP and Washington State students.

    • Young Reader's Choice Award Classics - (3-6) Chapter books nominated by the Pacific Northwest Library Association and voted upon each year by LFP and Washington State students.

    • Coretta Scott King and Pura Belpré Award Classics - (2-6) The Coretta Scott King Award annually recognizes outstanding African American authors and illustrators, and is awarded for books about the African-American experience that are written for a youth audience.  The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose children’s book best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience.  
       
    • Newbery Award Classics - (3-6) Awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

    • Nonfiction Award Classics - (3-6) Read award winning books that teach facts about important subjects and people in our world. 

     

    "Read Two or More" Sasquatch and Young Reader's Choice Award Nominees

    Students in grades 3-6 can read and vote on this year's Sasquatch and Young Reader's Choice nominees. There is a bulletin board in the library that describes each book and asks students to record their opinion of the book.  Students are encouraged to read two nominees and record their opinion on the library bulletin board.  Students do not need to complete a "Reading Challenge Reflection." 

    Click here to read descriptions and view book trailers for this year's Young Reader's Choice Award Nominees