Welcome to the District 58 Reading Games Website!!


Save the Date! The Reading Games Returns
March 11, 2017

The Reading Games Committee is pleased to announce the book lists for the 2017 Reading Games.  The lists are below, and may also be found by following the links to the left on this web page. You may access the Downers Grove Public Library online request system by following these links.

The Level 1 list is geared towards Grades 3 and 4, and the Level 2 list is geared towards Grades 5 through 8, but teams are welcome to read either list regardless of their grade level.

For more information about The Reading Games, please check out our Overview by following the link to the left of this page. You may contact us with any questions at any time - please see email below.

Level 1: 

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
The 100-Year Old Secret (The Sherlock Files) by Tracy Barrett 
Who Was Ben Franklin? by Dennis Fradin
Stone Fox by John Gardiner
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
Dash by Kirby Larson
Rescue on the Oregon Trail (Ranger in Time Series) by Kate Messner
Nuts to You by Lynne Perkins
Wild River by P.J. Petersen
Piper Green and the Fairy Tree by Ellen Potter
Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman
The Sasquatch Escape by Suzanne Selfors
Gone Fishing by Tamera Will Wissinger

Level 2:

The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova
Lost in the Sun by Lisa Graff
Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
Masterminds by Gordon Korman
The Colossus Rises by Peter Lerangis
Rain Reign by Ann Martin
Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass
The Tarantula Scientist (Scientist in the Field Series) by Sy Montgomery
Woods Runner by Gary Paulsen
Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud
My Life as a Book by Janet Tashjian
The Shadows (Book 1 of The Books of Elsewhere) by Jacqueline West

Get your teams together soon!  

Registration will open at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 3.  Team reservations are limited to the first 90 teams and will fill up fast!  

The Reading Games is open to students in District 58 students in grades 3 through 8, and teams must have between 5 and 8 members.  

Students who wish to join The Reading Games but do not have enough peers to form a team may complete a Team Request Registration form, and The Reading Games Committee will attempt to place those students on a team. This form will be available on The Reading Games website when registration opens.

Happy reading, and “Let the books be in your favor!”

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