This fall, follow Manuel’s five-part journey as he works to lift his family’s curse after a ghostly visit from his great-great-great-great grandfather, José in ReadWorks new fiction series Our Family Ghost. Then, have students bring this story to life in our 2023 national illustration contest! Entries are due Friday, November 10th, 2023.
One contest winner will have their illustration published on ReadWorks.org alongside its respective installment. The winning educator will receive a package of ReadWorks goodies and a $100 gift card for classroom supplies. Read Contest Details
In addition to Our Family Ghost, we are excited to bring new, 4th-8th grade cliffhangers created by an array of talented and diverse authors that will engage and delight your students!
A Dodgeball Mystery [Her BFF's Big Secret, #1] - 4th Grade
A Shadow at the Celebration [Our Family Ghost, #1] - 5th Grade
The Fence [Alien Kids, #1] - 6th Grade
The Assignment [The Riverkeepers, #1] - 6th Grade
Crystal's Powers [The Weird Ones, #1] - 7th Grade
The Run [The Run Series, #1] - 7th Grade
Danger Arrives [Hacked!, #1] - 8th Grade
The Forest and the Trees [Lee's Mountain, #1] - 8th Grade
Melissa Calder, Director of Marketing and Engagement