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What is 100 Books Before Graduation?

This reading challenge is for any student in grades 9-12. There’s no doubt about it: High School is a super busy and stressful time. Reading for fun can be a great way to build academic and social skills, and can even help improve mental health by allowing you to slow down and recharge. Our new reading challenge, 100 Books Before Graduation, will help you track your reading, and to make time and space for reading for fun. Reading also:

- Improves comprehension

- Builds vocabulary and can improve writing abilities

- Fosters creativity and imagination

- Reduces stress

- Helps builds social skills

- Promotes the sharing of lived experiences and contribute to a better understanding of diversity and inclusion

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How to Complete the Challenge:

All you have to do is read! There is no assigned booklist. We encourage you to read anything and everything that you're interested in. Whether it be a novel, a non-fiction book, or a graphic novel, we want you to enjoy the experience and connect with titles that are meaningful to you. The goal is to finish 100 books between grades 9-12. 

How To Get Signed Up:

To participate in the challenge, you will need to make sure you have registered for a Beanstack account. If you  participated in a Summer Reading Club or Read Woke Challenge, then you already have one. If not, here is how you can get started:

1. Visit your app store to download the Beanstack Tracker App to your smart phone or device, OR visit https://beinspired.beanstack.org to use the browser version.

2. Register yourself for an account. (Make sure you look for Milton Public Library, Ontario. We’re the one with the bee logo).

3. Select 100 Books Before Graduation and start reading. 


Have questions? Email us at: beanstack@beinspired.ca 

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