We are encouraging you to participate in the ​40 Book Challenge this year and read from a variety of genres!


Read 40 books this year! BUT, you must read a certain number of books in each genre.  Example: 4 realistic fiction, 2 action/adventure, etc.  Pass the AR test and you can have your teacher initial your log.  When completed, bring Mrs. V your log in the library.  You have until the last AR deadline!

Book Genres for 40 Book Challenge:


  • Fictional story in which one or more elements remain unknown or unexplained until the end of the story which creates feelings of excitement or suspense.

  • Narrative about a person’s life; a true story about a real person.

  • Historical Fiction--Story with fictional characters and events in a historical setting.

  • Science Fiction--Story based on impact of actual, imagined, or potential science, usually set in the future or on other planets.

  • Fiction with strange or other worldly settings or characters; fiction which invites suspension of reality.

  • Literature dealing with an actual, real-life subject.

  • Realistic Fiction--Story that can actually happen and is true to life.

  • Action/Adventure--An adventure that takes the characters on a personal journey or to different geographical locations

40 Book Challenge

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