April 1, 2010

The Complete List of Books for Walls Project Challenges


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Tell us what you are reading, right now 
(books, magazines, poetry).
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Why Do We Love Mice in Books So Much Challenge

We are guessing that there are 
mountains of mice books out 
there and we want to find 
(and hopefully read)
them all. 


The Cuddle Up and Read Challenge
This challenge has options: share your favorite books to cuddle up and read,share books to read aloud while cuddled up,share your favorite place to cuddle up and read. 
tell us all about your favorite literary heroines or books with a "Shero"!
tell us about your first read in 2012.
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share your favorite last lines from books!

Tell us what you are reading, right now (books, magazines, poetry).
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What is your favorite banned or challenged book?
Click the link, learn about and then, go ahead, clean your bookshelves!
The Books with Maps Challenge invites you to help create a list of books with maps.
tell us about a "Hey Martha!" Book. A book you just couldn't wait to dish on, a book with facts so juicy you had put it down just to tell someone, a book worth telling everyone about...
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What are your favorite books that help you “get-away”? Fantasy, a little sci-fi get away  --what books are your picks that help you escape?
Think about books and cats and share: cat inspired literature,
famous literary cats, cat loving authors,
poems about cats, stories about cats.
Tell us what you are reading, right now (books, magazines, poetry).


A poem
About a book
Get creative
Have fun
Take the Cinquain Your Book Challenge!
The Big Sister wants to know about books you don't really like --that may
have even been a disaster or even caused you a bit of distress.
Tell us about your summer reading plans.
This challenge sends you in a time machine to your youth, think 12-18.
Tell the Books for Walls Project about a book that landed in your
hands and, if you care to, share how it helped
you then and may still help you now?
Tell us what you are reading, right now (books, magazines, poetry).

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The Little Sister wants to know how many books you know (from your whole life,
even from when you were little, like me) that have wings.
Share a good opening line --the first line of a book. One from memory,
search out opening lines on the Internet (there are lots of
great lists), go to your bookshelf and pull a favorite. 
Tell us what you are reading, right now (books, magazines, poetry).
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This challenge is from The Teacher --write a poem, go ahead, give it a shot!
Share your favorite Dr. Seuss --click the link for all the goodies.
Simple. Share a favorite poem.
Tell us what you are reading, right now (books, magazines, poetry).
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We all have some special thing, a talent, a secret hobby, a career, a sport,
a trick, something we are experts on. What Dummies book could
you write? (Read the comments, get some inspiration!)
Tell the Little Sister a story about birthday memories and traditions.
Dive into your imagination and come up with a literary best friend.
Celebrate women, books and more on women’s history
Tell us what you are reading, right now (books, magazines, poetry).
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Think of  a memory, a first memory of books and reading.  Share the story.
Can you think of a heart book, a book that gives hope but
also has a great story to escape into?
The Little Sister wants to know all about books that teach you very cool things,
like frozen frogs. And watch a very cool video
about the miraculous life of some frogs.
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Tell us about good books that part of a series, a trilogy or have a sequel.
Share your book-ish resolutions.
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Click the link for a little rest and some amazing photos of an eclipse.
Give one, get one; suggestions for books as gifts.
What do you think? What would you read if you knew you needed to
stay home for at least 36 hours? What is the perfect
book to read in a blizzard?
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Celebrate National Day of Listening, share stories.
If you could magically go back in time and give any book to any person...
who would that person be and what book would you give them?
Brought to you by The Dog! Tell us about a sidekick in a book
you love or tell us a story about
your favorite sidekick!
Tell us what you are reading, right now (books, magazines, poetry).
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Tell us all about your favorite adventure books or tell us stories of your adventures!
Start one, join one, or share about your favorite book clubs.
What is a “Book Book” you tell us, click the link, read on!
Tell us what you are reading, right now (books, magazines, poetry).
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What is your favorite banned or challenged book?
Share a unmistakably identifiable line
from a favorite book.
Tell us about those books you can read again and again.
Tell us what you are reading, right now (books, magazines, poetry).
Ever read a book and dream of going there or perhaps you are inspired
to make a pilgrimage to an authors hometown.
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What makes you give up (or not) on a book?
Help us create a comprehensive list of Books for Walls Project
reader's favorite libraries. To check out the Favorite
Library List, click here.
tell us about a book that uses more than just words to tell the story.
Tell us your favorites, books that are just meant to be ACTED, on STAGE.
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Tell us a story about the furthest place you've been from home.

Six words, a mini memoir, about your life as a reader.
A good book for your beach bag? What do you read on vacation?
The Little Sister wants to know your favorite book characters.
Tell us, what books are on your bedside table or, better yet, send us a picture!
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List books that you read when you were around ten.
We invite you to think of a favorite poem.  Where would it take you on vacation?
Tell us about the poet/poetry that inspires the trip.
What book comes to mind when you think about things that are not supposed to speak,
but do? (The Sisters made a video to help explain!)
Tell us, or better yet, show us send us a photo.
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Tell us about a book that you would like to be in,
that you would like to experience,
temporarily of course --whether
fiction or non-fiction!
The Big Sister wants to know about books that get
the two thumbs up. And whenever you finish a good
book come and tell the world here!
Tell The Sisters (and our readers) a little about where
you are from, tell us a highlight, a favorite spot, share a
little bit of treasure --even just the name of the town!
If you could only bring a few titles to leave for future visitors
to Mc Murdo Station,
Antarctica, what books would you choose?
Tell us what you are reading, right now (books, magazines, poetry).
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Tell us your favorite stories to read aloud and
those stories that are just better when you are listening to them.
Stop and think about Shakespeare now try to remember the
first time you experienced a work of Shakespeare or
the first thing that comes to mind
when you think of Shakespeare.
Take a book and tell us about that book in a very simple way:
write a Haiku about it.
The Little Sister wants to know what book you loved when
you were little, and when you think of it,
you feel like a kid again?  If you are a kid,
right now, what is your favorite?  We'd also
like to know if you think
kids today would like it.
Tell us why you love to read  We're hoping to stack up a bunch of stories
about reading -- tell us yours.  (Check out what others
are saying to help get inspired!)
Open the book and write down the first line, skipping the intro,
then flip to the end and write down the last line.  Judge
from this two sentence thought:  will it be a good book,
was it a good book?  Then share the lines
and your thoughts.
Tell us why you love to read. We're hoping to stack up a bunch of
stories about reading -- tell us yours. (Check out what others are
saying to help get inspired!)