It's time for our annual week-long celebration of all things bookish - it's I READ YA WEEK 2019!
This year, we’re celebrating the Power of Story: how diverse books empower us and help us to see the world.
From July 8th to July 14th, follow @IreadYA all week for challenges, giveaways, and videos from your favorite authors about what the #PowerofStory means to them!
Don’t forget to share your OWN Power of Story video. Upload a video to social media about why diverse stories matter to you and use the hashtags #PowerofStory and #IreadYA!
Check out our schedule of daily challenges below - we can’t wait to celebrate with you all!
Monday, July 8: Finish this sentence: stories are powerful because...
Tuesday, July 9: Share your favorite quote from a book!
Wednesday, July 10: Tell us about the character you first saw yourself reflected in.
Thursday, July 11: Recommend your favorite book to us using ONLY emojis.
Friday, July 12: Post a bookstack of books that empower you!
Saturday, July 13: Pick a book you would recommend to your younger self and tell us why.
Sunday, July 14: #ChallengeYourShelf. How many books by diverse creators do you have on your shelves? Tell us about your favorite(s)!