Extreme Book Nerd for Kids

Extreme Book Nerd for Kids

Idaho Falls Public Library Extreme Book Nerd for Kids! year-long reading challenge

Welcome to the 2018 Challenge!

Extreme Book Nerd for Kids is a year-long reading challenge for independent readers, ages 12 or younger. Read 25 books selected from 26 categories before the end of the challenge and win this year’s prize. To sign up, visit the children’s desk at the Idaho Falls Public Library. The challenge starts February 1, 2018 and ends January 31, 2019. For more information, read the rules and eligibility information.

Picture of the reading categories and rules

Reading Categories

We have 26 reading categories from which you will select your 25 books:

*Books must be over 100 pages. Consult the category bookmark for approved titles.

Contest Rules

In order to participate in Extreme Book Nerd for Kids, you:

  • Must be an independent reader
  • May skip one of the 26 categories (read 25 total)
  • May only count one book per category
  • Have to choose books that are 100 pages or more
  • Cannot read intermediate fiction (or younger)
  • Can count audiobooks if the print version is 100 pages or more
  • Must record the title, author, and a description of each book you read. Your description can be a
    • picture
    • character lists
    • favorite part of the book
    • book review
  • Must read your books between Feb 1, 2018 and Jan 31, 2019
  • Must bring your reading booklet to the library by Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 to be eligible for the t-shirt (no exceptions)

Download these rules. For more information, call 208-612-8457.

This Year’s Prize

This year’s prize is a red Extreme Book Nerd for Kids t-shirt. Tell the library your size when you complete the challenge. We will order the t-shirts after the challenge ends.