Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Ushering in the Third Annual ReFoReMo Challenge

It won't be long before the third annual Reading for Research Month challenge registration opens on February 15. We are working hard to complete our list of inspirational author-educators and will soon reveal our all-star calendar. March will be a busy beneficial time of year for you!

What we can tell you now is this:

You will learn from editors, agents, authors, illustrators, librarians, and educators. You will receive mentor text feedback from 24 different viewpoints and up to 125 mentor text recommendations! You won't be disappointed with your new found knowledge!

Picture book writers, as well as students and teachers, will benefit from challenge participation.

In case you missed some of the mini challenge topics in 2016, we have conveniently listed them for you here. Feel free to take advantage of this research before we usher in a new year of mentor text perspectives and research:

April Challenge: Endings
May Challenge: Comparing Texts
June Challenge: Conflict
August Challenge: Emotion
September Challenge: Favorite Books
October Challenge: CYBILS Books
November Challenge: Feeding your Soul

And of course, you can experience what you missed of the 1st and 2nd annual ReFoReMo challenges, as well: 2015 and 2016.
We are excited for ReFoReMo 2017! Are you?






25 comments:

  1. Yes! Looking forward to researching in 2017!!

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  2. This was a wonderful boost and encouragement of my reading as-many-picture-books-as-possible habit. Note to self to do something nice for the overworked library staff who so helpfully sourced so many mentor texts before 15 February! Happy New Year of reading/research!

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    1. Happy New Year of reading for research to you also! We're glad this was a wonderful boost!

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  3. I'm excited! Loved last year, my inaugural trip through picture book land with you. Can't wait!

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  4. Always learn about lots of new books. So much #kidlit information! Thank you!

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    1. You are welcome, Carol! It will be a great new year of research!

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  5. Yes, yes, yes, I'm excited and ready.

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  6. I am so ready! I need a shot in the arm! Excited!

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  7. Can't wait to get this reading party started!

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  8. Is there a mailing list we can put our names on so we will get an email reminder of this???

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    1. Yes, Christine. Enter your email in the right hand side bar above. It will email you all posts related to the challenge and ReFoReMo.

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  9. I am so excited. It was such a wonderful exprience last year, and it's still paying off in the work I'm doing even now at the end of the year. I can't wait.

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