(Past program) Conquer a Genre Winter Reading Program 2021–22

This winter we invite you to snuggle up with multiple books in a single genre!

How to participate

  1. Register online in the Winter Reading calendar event. Make a separate registration for each participant!
  2. Download/Print the Book Log PDF for your age group below. Your Book Log includes instructions, a list of genres, and prizes.
  3. Choose a genre from your age group's list and read the required number of books. If you choose to conquer additional genres, more power (and more prizes!) to you.
  4. Bring in your Book Log to redeem your prizes by February 28.

 

Youngsters through Grade 1


Pick a genre below. To conquer it, read or listen to 5 BOOKS.

  • Award-winning Books
  • Books that Rhyme
  • Books about Animals
  • Books about Bugs
  • Books about Families
  • Books about Feelings
  • Books about Imaginary Things (dragons, unicorns, mermaids, ...)
  • Books about Places
  • Books about Real People (Biographies)
  • Books about Things that Go

Youngster Prizes


For each book read

1 RAFFLE TICKET for a chance to win one of three grand prizes: your choice between a $60 gift card to the Lake Forest Book Store OR a 200-piece Tinkertoy Building Set

For each genre conquered

1 BOOK PRIZE

Prize limits

Conquer up to 5 genres to earn 25 raffles tickets and 5 book prizes.

Youngster Book Log

 

Youth Grades 2–6 Genres


Pick a genre below. To conquer it, read or listen to 4 BOOKS.

  • Animal Lovers
  • Fantasy
  • Funny
  • Graphic Novel
  • History
  • Mystery

Youth Prizes


For each book read

1 RAFFLE TICKET for a chance to win one of three $60 gift cards to Lake Forest Book Store

For each genre conquered

1 BOOK PRIZE

Prize limits

Conquer up to 6 genres to earn 24 tickets and 6 book prizes.

Youth Book Log

 

Teen Grades 7–12 Genres


Pick a genre below. To conquer it, read or listen to 3 BOOKS.

  • Fantasy
  • Historical
  • Mystery
  • Realistic
  • Science Fiction
  • Wildcard

Teen Prizes


For each book read

1 RAFFLE TICKET for a chance to win a Book of the Month Club or a Nintendo Switch

For each genre conquered

1 BOOK PRIZE

For every additional book you read (no limit) in any genre

1 RAFFLE TICKET

Prize limits

  • Conquer up to 6 genres (and read additional books) to earn unlimited raffle tickets and 6 book prizes.

Teen Book Log

 

Adult Genres


Pick a genre below. To conquer it, read or listen to 3 BOOKS.

  • Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Nonfiction
  • Sci-Fi
  • Wildcard

Adult Prizes


For each book read

1 RAFFLE TICKET for a chance to win one of three $60 gift cards to Lake Forest Book Store

For each genre conquered

1 BOOK PRIZE

For every additional book you read (up to 7) in any genre

1 RAFFLE TICKET

Prize limits

  • Conquer up to 1 genre (and read additional books) to earn 10 raffle tickets and 1 book prize.

Adult Book Log