Reading Challenge

How the challenge works

  • Each grading period, or quarter, there will be a reading challenge for students.
  • Students must read 5- 6 books from the CMS Media Center. The book list will change each quarter.
  • Talk to the Media Center staff about your book.
  • After students have met the required reading, they will be eligible for prizes at the end of the quarter and grand prizes at the end of the year.

Quarter 1

Read 6 books of your choice. Each book must be from a different genre. (Only one book from each genre will count towards the challenge.)

  • Adventure/Fantasy
  • Biography
  • Graphic/Manga Novels
  • Historical Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Narrative Non-Fiction
  • Realistic Fiction
  • Science Fiction
  • Suspence & Horror
  • Sports

Many fabulous prizes, grand prize will be $25.00 gift certificate for the book fair.

Quarter 2

Read 6 books of your choice. Each book must be from a Young Hoosier Book Award Nominee. Books are marked on the spine with the label YHBA and the year they were nominated.

Many fabulous prizes, grand prize will be $25.00 gift certificate for the book fair.

Quarter 3

Read 6 books of your choice. Each book must from "Beyond our Boarders". Stories or Authors must be from another country. Remember to read on Sora too.

Many fabulous prizes, grand prize will be $25.00 gift certificate for the book fair.

Quarter 4

Read 5 books of your choice. Each book must be an award winning book. CMS has many award winning books. Look for a book with yellow tape on the spine or an award medallion on the cover of the book. Contest ends May 10th.

Many fabulous prizes, grand prize will be $25.00 gift certificate for the book fair.