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Teen Reading Challenge 2024

June 27 – August 22

How It Works:

  1. Starting June 19, teens aged 13 – 18 can register online. You must be registered to win any prizes.
  2. On June 27, a ‘Teen Reading Challenge’ package will be emailed to you. This includes your checklist and prize information.
  3. Choose your 5 favourite Reading Challenges and your 5 favourite Bonus Challenges.
  4. Each time you complete a Reading Challenge or a Bonus Challenge, enter into the Tier 1 prize draw. Challenges must be completed on or after June 27 to be entered to win. You may be contacted for any additional information required.
  5. To be entered to win a Tier 2 or Tier 3 prize, you must visit your local Public Library. If your local library is Bridge River, stop by and see Vanessa! If your local library is Gold Bridge, stop by and see Jean! If your local library is Lillooet, stop by and talk to Taylor or Arienne! Taylor and Arienne have drop-in hours on Fridays from 1 – 2 PM! Look at the community calendar for more detail!

Prize Structure

Prize draws will take place on August 23.

Don’t know where to start reading? Check out our Teen Challenge Reader Guides!

Read a book set in another country

Coming Soon!

Read a book about a true story

Coming Soon!

Read a book by a new author

Coming Soon!

Read a book from a series

Cruel Prince, Holly Black

Six of Crows, Leigh Bardugo

The Inheritance Games,Lynn Barnes

City of Bones, Cassandra Clare

Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer

Gregor the Overlander, Suzanne Collins

The Dark Lord of Derkholm, Diana Wynne Jones

Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Jeff Kinney

Spirit Animals, Brandon Mull

Read a graphic novel

Life Sucks, Jessica Abel, Gabe Soria, and Warren Pleece

The Gulf, Adam De Souza

In Utero, Chris Gooch

The Baker and the Bard, Fern Haught

Amulet, Kazu Kibuishi

Borders, Thomas King

Watchmen, Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, and John Higgins

Mothkeeper, K. O’Neill

Animal Farm, George Orwell and Odyr

Dog Man, Dav Pilkey

Around the World, Matt Phelan

Meadowlark, Greg Ruth and Ethan Hawke

Read a book inspired by folklore/mythology

Coming Soon!

Read a book by a BIPOC author

Coming Soon!

Read a book by a Canadian author

Imperial Creed, David Annandale

The Hill, Karen Bass

Factory Girl, Barbara Greenwood

The Marrow Thieves, Cherie Dimaline

The Breadwinner, Deborah Ellis

Stolen Songbird, Danielle L. Jensen

Schooled, Gordon Korman

Will’s Garden, Lee Maracle

Anne of Green Gables, Lucy M. Montgomery

Yellow Line, Sylvia Olsen

The Nest, Kenneth Oppel and Jon Klassen

Fishtailing, Wendy Phillips

Little Voice, Ruby Slipperjack

The Night Wanderer, Drew Hayden Taylor

Power Play, Eric Walters

Graves of Ice, John Wilson

Blood and Iron, Paul Yee

Read a book with a one-word title

Contagion, Erin Bowman

Found, Joseph Bruchac

Shelter, Harlan Coben

Chomp, Carl Hiaasen

Hunter, Mercedes Lackey

Wonder, A.J. Palacio

Stargirl, Jerry Spinelli

Zom-B, Darren Shan

Strangers, David A. Robertson

Whatever, Ann Walsh

Mascot, Charles Waters and Traci Sorell

Uglies, Scott Westerfeld

Listen to an audiobook

Coming Soon!

Read a book by a 2sLGBTQIA+ author

Coming Soon!

Read a book set in the future or the past

Coming Soon!

Read a banned book

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie

13 Reasons Why, Jay Asher

The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood

Girl, Interrupted, Susanna Kaysen

Flowers for Algernon, Daniel Keyes

To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee

Essex County, Jeff Lemire

The Giver, Lois Lowry

His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman

When Everything Feels Like the Movies, Raziel Reid