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Burrillville High School Library: Spring Reading Challenge

Welcome to the webpage for the school-wide Spring Reading Challenge! Below you will find suggested books for challenge categories 1-8. Click on a cover image to find out more about the book and see if it is available. You can also put a book on hold by signing in to your school library account. (How do I sign in to my account?)

You do not need to read a book in every category--the idea is to set a personal challenge for yourself. For example, if you typically read 1 or 2 books a month, you might challenge yourself to read 3 or 4 this month. If you usually read books in one genre, you might challenge yourself to read books in other genres this month.

Everyone who participates in the reading challenge will be invited to an after-school movie and pizza party in June, and anyone who reads at least two books will also be entered into a drawing for an Amazon.com gift card!

Need a copy of the challenge form? Click on the image on the right to view and print the form, or you can pick up a copy in the library.

 

Challenge #1: Novels in Verse and Poetry Collections

 

Challenge #2: Books Set in Another World or the Future

 

Challenge #3: Books Written 30+ Years Ago

 

Challenge #4: Books with Alternating Narrators

The books shown below have two or more alternating narrators, which means that different chapters or sections of the book are in the voices of different characters.

 

Challenge #5: Biographies and Memoirs

 

Challenge #6: Books Into Movies

Each of the books shown below has or soon will have a movie version. The movies of the first two books have already been released; the movies of the other books are either scheduled to be released in 2018 or 2019 or are currently in production.

 

Challenge #7: Graphic Novels

 

Challenge #8: 2017 Teens' Top Ten

Each year, teen book groups at fifteen different libraries nominate their favorite books, and then teens across the country vote for their favorites to determine the Teens' Top Ten. Below are the ten books that were chosen in 2017. Most of the books are available at the BHS library, and the other books can be borrowed through interlibrary loan. See Mrs. Bruscini if you would like to request a book through interlibrary loan!