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About Teen Read Week


Teen Read Week (TRW) is a time to celebrate reading for fun and encourage teens to take advantage of reading in all forms: books and magazines, e-Books, audiobooks, and more- and become regular library users.

This year's theme is "Get Away!" Where does reading take you, Sparkman 9? Read in search of characters that inspire us, "beach reads", unknown lands, travel books and more!

10th Annual Teen Read Week Door Sign Competition

Door Sign Ideas that Represent the Theme: "Get Away!"

  • Character driven books, books with strong characters
  • Travel books
  • Geography
  • Beach Reads
  • Relaxing reads
  • Books with "out of this world" settings
  • Answer the question: Where does reading take you?

How to Sign up

Teachers will need to sign up to participate via the Google form. See below.

Deadline to sign up for the contest: Friday, October 2, 2015.

Door Signs will be judged October 23, 2015.

Contest Rules

  1. Only students may work on the door sign.
  2. Choose 1 class to participate.
  3. The sign must be on the classroom door only. Do not use any adhesive that might damage the door.
  4. The sign must include Teen Read Week information and the hashtag #TRW15.
  5. The sign must be school appropriate and must represent the Teen Read Week Theme.

What's the prize?

Bragging rights and CAPPUCCINO!

A picture of the winning door will be posted to the school's Twitter and Facebook pages.

Tweet @S9GS and @S9GSLibrary your door sign pictures! Use the hashtag #TRW15.

Alison Madison

I am a Teacher-Librarian, Media Specialist, and Technology Integration Mentor. I read. I search. I share.

I am passionate about...

  • Books - hand-held and digital
  • Reading YA Literature
  • Instructional and Educational Technology
  • Gadgets, gizmos, and educational apps
  • Helping high school students discover all of the above

I Believe that School Libraries are Innovative and Irreplaceable.