Introducing the 2021 Winter Reading Challenge

Zoobean’s Annual Winter Reading Challenge is just around the corner! We are excited to have Simon & Schuster’s Books Like Us program as the sponsor for #WinterRead2021.

All U.S. libraries and schools are eligible to join the challenge with their communities and read to win some amazing prizes provided by Simon & Schuster.

You can read more about Book Like Us here. And follow along as we share more about the authors on the Beanstack Blog and social media throughout the challenge.

Fill out the form to register for the challenge and to subscribe to updates! We can’t wait to have your community read with us this January for #WinterRead2021.

Authors & Prizes

Read along with some of Simon & Schuster's bestselling and acclaimed authors! Prizes will include book collections from the publisher and virtual author visits from the participating authors.

  • Photograph by Amilcar Cabrera

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  • Photograph courtesy of the author

  • Photograph by Gary Isaacs

  • Photograph by Beckett Gladney

  • Photograph by Stephen Land

  • Photograph by Elizabeth T. Nguyen

  • Photograph by Havar Espedal


More information on the challenge and resources for participants.

  • Press Release

    Read the official announcement for #WinterRead2021 on the Beanstack blog.

  • Launch Kit

    Everything you need to get started, including templates to promote this challenge.

Have Questions?

Interested in joining the challenge, but have questions? We're here to help.

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