This year, more than 890,000 children from across all 50 states, Washington D.C., two U.S. territories, AND 14 countries read 138,399,392 minutes in the Summer Reading Challenge! Additionally, this year we're honoring the top five public libraries and top five community-based organizations that logged the most minutes nationwide.
We are so proud of the happy campers who participated in this year's program. Check out the list of full winners below! (Click the image below to enlarge.)
Here are some more 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge highlights:
- Nearly 4,000 schools, libraries and community partners participated in this year’s Challenge.
- This is the fifth year in a row kids logged more than 100 million minutes.
- The top five U.S. states with the most summer reading minutes read by children are: Texas (28,468,135 reading minutes), Florida (10,243,733 reading minutes), Pennsylvania (7,967,560 reading minutes), Louisiana (7,782,666 minutes) and Massachusetts (7,275,762 reading minutes).
- The 14 countries that participated in this year's Challenge are: the Bahamas, Canada, China, Columbia, England, Italy, Japan, Nigeria, Poland, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates.