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The true quest for literacy is not to reach a final destination, but to pursue a lifelong love of learning through reading. As ReadQuest® transitions from a one-day event to a year-long celebration, we continue to celebrate the power of reading and the places it takes us.

Download the toolkit below and prepare for an adventure. (It’s full of curated book lists and a few other surprises to jumpstart the fun!)

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Bookmarks

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Reading Bingo

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Student Guidebook

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A Parent’s Guide to Renaissance Accelerated Reader Bookfinder®

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Fall Highlights

Short on reading ideas? Inspire students with fun celebrations each month. Take a look!

SEPTEMBER HIGHLIGHTS

National Self-Improvement Month

Self-improvement: The improvement of one's own mind, body, character, etc. through one's own efforts. What do you want to improve about yourself? How will you do it? Take some time this month to explore the meaning of self-improvement.

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SEPT

LABOR DAY

Celebrated on the first Monday of September each year, Labor Day honors the American labor movement.

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SEPT

FIGHT PROCRASTINATION DAY

Do you suffer from chronic procrastination? It could have roots in more than just laziness.

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SEPT

SWAP IDEAS DAY

Discussion and discourse are great ways to build vocabulary, explore ideas and concepts, and cultivate confidence. Click here to learn more.

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SEPT

THE FIRST AMENDMENT IS PASSED

Think you know what it is? (We'll give you a hint...It makes ReadQuest possible!)

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SEPT

ASK A STUPID QUESTION DAY

Today, challenge others to come up with the “dumbest” questions they can think of and document the amazing things you discover.

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SEPT

INTERNATIONAL PODCAST DAY

“Hello and thanks for joining us this morning…” Learn more about International Podcast Day and check out a few educator-approved podcasts from Edutopia.

OCTOBER HIGHLIGHTS

National Reading Group Month

National Reading Group Month celebrates reading--just like ReadQuest! Grab a book or article and celebrate reading with others.

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OCT

DO SOMETHING NICE DAY

Take a moment to do something nice for someone. You never know, it might make their day!

09

OCT

MOLDY CHEESE DAY

Do you like to eat moldy cheese? Some people do! Click here to find books, facts, and ideas for this cheesy day.

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OCT

NATIONAL GROUCH DAY

To celebrate National Grouch Day, explore the character traits of some famous grouches to decide if they’re truly mean or just misunderstood.

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OCT

NATIONAL FOSSIL DAY

Did you know today is National Fossil Day? Learn more about paleontology and importance of preserving fossils for future generations.

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OCT

WORLD SERIES BEGINS

Whether or not you’re a baseball fan, you can have fun this week with some World Series trivia. Click here to see some potential questions to ask during the fall classic.

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OCT

HALLOWEEN

Read a classic story that’s been spookified. Then, spookify a classic on your own. Finally, check out reviews on some of our favorite Halloween classics from Goodreads.

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GIVEAWAY

Let’s celebrate fall right—with books of course!

Psst. We’re giving away books this fall. For a chance to be picked, just click the button below to register and fill out the required information. We’ll draw random winners throughout the next few months.

GIVEAWAY

Let’s celebrate fall right—with books of course!

Psst. We’re giving away books this fall. For a chance to be picked, just click the button below to register and fill out the required information. We’ll draw random winners throughout the next few months.

And, we’re live!

We’re hosting Facebook Live events to celebrate ReadQuest and provide updates. Tune in here or on the Renaissance Facebook page!

Missed our last Facebook Live event with the Madison Reading Project? Rewatch it here.


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Looking to start a conversation at home?

In the videos below, our Renaissance employees model how to discuss reading with students.