40 Book Challenge

Posted on June 27, 2015

Are you ready to take on the 40 Book Challenge? Choose your difficulty, find a comfy place, and get reading!

 

Standard Edition:

To complete the Standard Edition, complete each of the tasks below:

  • 5 Realistic Fiction
  • 3 Fantasy
  • 2 Mystery
  • 2 Poetry
  • 4 Informational Text
  • 2 Biography
  • 1 Science Fiction
  • 1 Historical Fiction
  • 6 Picture Books
  • 14 Chapter Books

Master Edition

Award Winners

  • 1 Caldecott Winner
  • 1 Newbury Award Winner

Genres

  • 1 Realistic Fiction
  • 1 Historical Fiction
  • 1 Science Fiction
  • 1 Fantasy
  • 1 Non-Fiction/Informational Text
  • 1 Biograhy/Autobiography
  • 1 Graphic Novel
  • 1 Poetry

Authors

Choose 8 authors and one of their books.

  • Roald Dahl
  • Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • Dav Pilkey
  • Louis Sachar
  • L. Stein
  • B. White
  • Judy Blume
  • Jerry Spinelli
  • Andrew Clements
  • Neil Gaiman
  • Beverly Cleary

Illustrators

Choose 5 illustrators and read a book they illustrated

  • William Steig
  • Eric Carle
  • Mo Willems
  • Seuss
  • Leo and Diane Dillon
  • Maurice Sendak
  • Marc Brown
  • Ezra Jack Keats
  • David Small
  • Barry Moser
  • Toni DiTerlizzi
  • Doris Ettlinger
  • Hilary Price
  • David Diaz
  • Zahary Pullen
  • Scott Fischer
  • Tomi dePaola
  • Nonny Hogrogian
  • Leonard Baskin

Series

Choose 7 series and read one book from each chosen series.

  • Goosebumps
  • Ramona Quimby
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events
  • 100 Cupboards Series
  • Allie Finkle‚Äôs Rules for Girls
  • Artemis Fowl
  • The Spiderwick Chronicles
  • Cam Jansen
  • Chronicles of Narnia
  • The Edge Chronicles
  • The Boxcar Children
  • Mysterious Benedict Society
  • Pendragon Series
  • Skeleton Creek
  • Time Warp Trio

Your Choice

Read 10 chapter books of your choice.