Summer Reading
Summer Reading
Adult Summer Reading Challenge 2022
You could win a $50 Changing Hands gift card
NOW THROUGH MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 
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Back by popular demand! The Changing Hands Summer Reading Challenge for adults starts now. 

In a book rut? Looking for a new author to discover but don't know where to start? Take the challenge and push yourself to try new genres and read a wider range of perspectives, experiences, and voices. (Need a summer reading challenge for kids? We've got you covered here.)



HOW IT WORKS

Grab your Summer Reading Challenge Bingo Board in-store, or download it here »

Color in completed squares as you read. Connect four squares (horizontally, vertically, diagonally) and you’ll be entered in a raffle for one of two $50 Changing Hands gift cards at summer’s end! When complete, drop off your completed bingo board in-store or curbside at our Tempe or Phoenix locations. One card per participant. Program runs until 9/5/2022.


RECOMMENDED READS

Scroll down to browse Summer Reading Challenge categories and lists of suggested titles. Please note: The lists are suggestions to get you started. Feel free to pick from the lists or strike out on your own. Either way, happy reading, and good luck!


 
Kids' Summer Reading Bingo 2022
NOW THROUGH AUGUST 1
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It's time to play the 2022 Summer Reading Bingo!  

Changing Hands Summer Reading Bingo celebrates diversity and inclusion in children's literature. Connect the squares to win prizes and enrich your reading experience. (Ideal for ages 8-12.)



HOW IT WORKS

Download your Bingo Board here »

Color in completed squares as you read! Connect five squares horizontally, vertically, or diagonally to receive a prize. Complete the whole board and you’ll receive a $5 gift card (one per participant)!

BONUS: complete any square by reading a book that’s been banned and receive an extra prize.

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One card per participant. Program runs until 8/1/2022. 


WHAT IS #OWNVOICES?

The hashtag #ownvoices was created by Corinne Duyvis in 2015 to highlight books that are written by an author that shares a marginalized identity with the protagonist. More Information »