Contests & Events

Announcing our Summer Reading Contest!

CONTEST CLOSED – Read the winning reviews here!

Dear Parents and Educators,

At Biblionasium, we inspire students to reflect upon what they’re readingBook reviews are an effective tool for students to express their thoughts and for parents and educators to gain insight into students’ reactions and preferences.

To support our students, we are pleased to announce the Biblionasium Summer Book Review Contest. Details below!

Read on for contest details.

Warm regards,

The BookClubs at Biblionasium

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Click here for contest details.

Biblionasium STAR READER Challenge: Summer Reading 2019

CONTEST CLOSED – Winners announced

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Are you looking for a way to challenge your child to read this summer?

Our Star Reader Challenge will engage your child in reading and writing AND enter them to win a fantastic back-to-school prize!

Biblionasium is giving away THREE backpacks full of school supplies to three lucky student reviewers. We’re also giving one 13+ student reviewer a $100 Amazon gift card. Enter now for your child’s chance to win!

Read for the Record – October 25th

Jumpstart’s Read for the Record is coming up on October 25th, and Biblionasium is on board! This year’s featured book is Maybe Something Beautiful.

Read for the Record is the world’s largest shared reading experience, bringing people across the country and around the world together to read the same book on the same day and share the joy and connection of reading.

This year’s featured book is Maybe Something Beautiful.  If you purchase the book from JumpStart, you will be helping to support Jumpstart’s work in communities around the country. Click here to order your book!

Even if you don’t have access to this featured book, you can still participate by reading to children this Thursday October 25th.   

Maybe Something Beautiful

Reveals how art can inspire transformation. ✔

Based on the true story of the Urban Art Trail in San Diego. ✔

The triumph of a community against forces of social decay. ✔

Paints a world of possible hope and beauty. ✔

Best for ages 4-7.

Get involved: 

▶ Take the pledge to read and see if you can help break the record!

▶ Check out the Activities and Resource Toolkit from Jumpstart for extra ways to engage kids while reading.

▶ If you will be reading aloud, watch this useful read-aloud training video from Broward Schools.

To celebrate the day… 

▶ Try setting up a reading challenge on Biblionasium!

▶ Set a challenge for students to read to each other.

▶ Set a challenge for students to read 30 minutes to themselves and log the minutes on Biblionasium.

Set up a reading challenge!
For help with reading logs and logging minutes for challenges, please see these articles: