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Teen Summer Reading Challenge 2023

2023/07/01 @ 12:00 am - 2023/08/31 @ 12:00 pm

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Teens age 12 – 18 can read books and win!


Read a book and fill out an online entry form at the link above, and be automatically entered into a draw for a gift card from a local business.

Winners are chosen every week (on Saturday) – so there are many chances to win!

Enter each time you finish another book to increase your chances throughout the summer!

The contest opens Saturday, July 1st AND runs until midnight on Friday, August 31st!

Questions? Email


Need a book recommendation? We got you!

Check out the suggestions below!


New Books

Cover image for Snow & poison Cover ArtCover image for All our hidden giftsCover Art Cover Art Cover Art Cover Art


Rainbow Reads

 Cover image for Be my love : a novel   Cover image for Any way the wind blows Cover image for Brave face : a memoir Cover image for The miseducation of Cameron Post Cover image for 19 love songs Cover image for The music of what happens Cover image for Leah on the offbeat Cover image for Gender queer : a memoir

Down with Patriarchy! 

Cover image for Speak Cover image for Shout : a poetry memoir Cover image for Watch us rise Cover image for What makes girls sick and tired [graphic novel] Cover image for Here we are : feminism for the real world Cover image for Feminism is-- Cover image for Brazen : rebel ladies who rocked the world [graphic novel] Cover image for Rad girls can : stories of bold, brave, and brilliant young women

Indigenous Voices 

Cover image for Walking in two worlds Cover image for Hunting by stars Cover image for The marrow thieves Cover image for #NotYourPrincess : voices of Native American women Cover image for How I survived : four nights on the ice Cover image for The Reckoner rises. Volume 1, Breakdown Cover image for The Reckoner rises. Volume 2, Version control Cover image for Surviving the city

Black Voices

Cover image for You should see me in a crown Cover image for Children of blood and bone Cover image for Darius & Twig Cover image for Genesis begins again Cover image for Piecing me together Cover image for The black kids Cover image for Look both ways : a tale told in ten blocks Cover image for Punching the air

Refugee Voices 

Cover image for We are displaced : my journey and stories from refugee girls around the world  Cover image for Sea prayer [graphic novel] Cover image for The night diary Cover image for When stars are scattered [graphic novel] Cover image for Stormy seas : stories of young boat refugees Cover image for Escape from Syria  Cover image for I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban  Cover image for Dear world : a Syrian girl's story of war and plea for peace

Trans Voices 

Cover image for Felix ever after Cover image for Growing up trans : in our own words Cover image for Pet Cover image for Being Jazz : my life as a (transgender) teen Cover image for Beyond Magenta Transgender Teens Speak Out. Cover image for Tomboy : a graphic memoir Cover image for The miseducation of Cameron Post Cover image for One in every crowd


2023/07/01 @ 12:00 am
2023/08/31 @ 12:00 pm
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Powell River Public Library
100-6975 Alberni Street
Powell River, British Columbia V8A 2B8 Canada
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Mel Edgar, Teen Services Coordinator