Online Reading Challenges

Online Reading Challenges

The online Reading Challenges are open to North Dakota residents of all ages. With Beanstack, you can track your reading and receive virtual badges.


Here are the current reading challenges available:

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten - Fairy Tale Theme (Ongoing)

Ages 0-5

Enjoy reading 1,000 books with your little ones! Log reading and earn badges all along the way. Encourage a lifetime love of reading for your child.

100 Books Before Graduation (Ongoing)

Ages: 6th Grade – 12th Grade

The more you read, the more you know! Join this challenge and read 100 books before graduating! Log your reading in Beanstack, and earn a new set of badges!

500 Books Before Middle School (Ongoing)

Ages: Kindergarten – 6th Grade

Can you read 500 books before middle school? You bet you can! Join this challenge and work towards new badges along the way!

Reading Wrap-Up (December 1-31, 2023)

Ages: All

Reflect on the year you've had and get excited for a fresh start! Log your reading to earn badges throughout the challenge. Don't forget to do the activity where you name the best book you read this year!

ND Teens Read Challenge 2023-2024 (August 1, 2023 – May 31, 2024)

Ages: 10-19

Do you have what it takes to be a North Dakota Teen Reader? Join this challenge and diversify your reading materials! From award nominees to BookTok picks, this challenge will have you reading all sorts of different titles.