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Beanstack Reading Challenges

For All Ages
December 1, 2022 - February 28, 2023
Welcome to the Western Allegheny Community Library Winter Reading Challenge for all ages! Log your reading and other fun winter activities to earn virtual tickets for the chance to win a 1-month subscription box prize.

Special & Ongoing Challenges

Check out our list of reading challenges below. Some will only be for certain age groups or special time periods, so make sure you read the descriptions!

For Birth – Preschool
Ongoing
Track your child's reading by logging each book into the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge!

For Grades K - 5
Ongoing
Track your reading from kindergarten - 5th grade by logging your books into the 500 Books Before Middle School Challenge!

For Grades 6 - 8
Ongoing
Track your reading from 6th - 8th grade by logging your books into the 100 Books Before High School Challenge!

For Babies - Preschool
April 25, 2022 - April 25, 2023
Read all of the 2022 Best Books for Babies to earn the completion badge.

Babies and Toddlers – Adult
Ongoing
Read all of the Caldecott Medal winners from 2010-2019.

For Kindergarten – Adult (most titles best for grades 2-6)
Ongoing
Read all of the Newbery Medal winners from 2010-2019.

Preschool - Adult
Ongoing
Read all of the Robert F. Sibert Information Book Medal winners from 2010-2019.

6th Grade - Adult
October 24, 2022 - October 12, 2023
Read the 2022 Teens Top Ten!

6th Grade - Adult
February 8, 2022 - February 28, 2023
Read all of the 2022 Great Graphic Novels for Teens!

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