A May Reading Challenge
Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on May 5, 2021
May is a fantastic month to be a reader!
This month, we celebrate teachers and children's books, challenge ourselves to go screen-free (just for a little while...you can do it!), we honor Mother Goose, biographers, limericks, and cartoonists, AND we try to get caught reading!
Whether you prefer reading in a sunny spot or browsing a book in the shade, you're sure to find a great prompt or two in our reading challenge. Remember, our friends at Anne Arundel County Public Libraries are open again for in-person browsing so head to your favorite local branch to find your next great read. They've missed you! If you like to buy your books, you can support STAIR-Annapolis just by shopping on Amazon. Simply visit smile.amazon.com and select Start The Adventure In Reading (STAIR) - Annapolis as your preferred charity. You'll enjoy all the same Amazon products, prices, and fast shipping you're used to and STAIR will receive a portion of your purchase price at no extra cost to you. It's such an easy way to make a big difference.
For a simple May reading challenge that's easy to adapt to any age, reading level, or genre preference, follow the list below. One book per week, every week this month:
- For Screen-Free Week (May 2-8) // Read a book about television, film, or computers.
- For Teacher Appreciation Week (May 3-8) // Read a book with the word "TEACHER" or "SCHOOL" in the title.
- For Children's Book Week (May 3-9) // Read a children's book you loved when you were young. Younger readers can read their favorite picture book!
- Get Caught Reading! (all month long) // Read a book in a public place: at the park, in the grocery store, in the breakroom, at a restaurant, outside a coffee shop, at school...
Good luck! We'll be back next month with a new reading challenge for you. Until then, keep reading!