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    Global Reading ChallengeThe Global Reading Challenge is a "Battle of the Books" program typically held in January and February for 4th and 5th graders enrolled in Seattle Public Schools. The program encourages children to have fun and enjoy reading. 


    2020 Global Reading Challenge Books are announced!

    The Global Reading Challenge has begun for all interested 4th and 5th grade students! For more information about how the Global Reading Challenge works, take a look at the Seattle Public Library’s website. All students should have received the permission form that needs to be turned in by Friday, November 15th, 2019. 

    Families may download select audiobooks or ebooks in the challenge from Overdrive through the Seattle Public Library. For help using Overdrive, there are directions available here. If you have any further questions, please email Mrs. Newcomb at

    2019 GRC Update

    Eighty-Five of our fourth and fifth graders completed the Global Reading Challenge in the Library.  They did amazing!!!  Thank you Ms. Newcomb!