Begin the Million Word Challenge by reading a great story today. Getting started is easy!
You can begin by choosing a book title from the list below or ask a teacher or librarian for
a suggestion.

Infants and Toddlers:
Big Fat Hen by Ken Baker
Moo, Baa, La La La by Sandra Boynton
Whose Nose and Toes? by John Butler

Preschoolers and Kindergartners:
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Bark George by Jules Feiffer
Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

First Graders and Second Graders:
I Spy Fly Guy! by Tedd Arnold
Rap a Tap Tap: Here’s Bojangles – Think of That by Leo and Diane Dillon
Benny and Penny in the Big No-No! by Geoffrey Hayes

Third Graders and Fourth Graders:
Iguanas in the Snow by Francisco X. Alarcon
Bad Kitty Meets the Baby by Nick Bruel
Bink and Gollie by Kate DiCamillo

Fifth Graders and Sixth Graders:
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
Coraline by Neil Gaiman
The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi

Seventh Grade and Up:
Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Drama High: The Meltdown by L. Divine
Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Story Behind an American Friendship by Russell Freedman