Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge

Being read to by a Mayor's Reading Challenge participant, March 2014

Being read to by a Mayor’s Reading Challenge participant, March 2014

Keep your children entertained and help them retain reading skills over the summer. Have them take the Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge.

Your child could win a Kindle e-book reader or a $75 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble, a free Eegee’s drink coupon or a free pass to the Reid Park Zoo, donated thanks to our generous sponsors.

Register here to take the challenge. Rules on prize eligibility below. For additional questions, contact

To enter the prize drawing:

  • Pre-K children: parents or guardians read aloud at least 5 books to your child over the summer and write a brief summary of your experience.
  • K-12 students: read at least 5 books over the summer and write a brief review of each.
  • Return book reviews/summaries to or Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge, P.O. Box 27210, Tucson, AZĀ  85726. Must be received by Friday, September 5, 2014.
  • Students who meet these requirements will be entered into a drawing for prizes.
  • Students must be present at prize drawing to win and to receive Certificates of Achievement.
  • Drawing is scheduled for Friday, September 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the Children’s Museum Tucson, 200 S. 6th Ave. Free admission at that time.

Summer reading sponsors