Family Reading Experience
Book Cover Madness
The PTA hosted Franklin's first-ever Book Cover Madness bracket tournament from March 13-24, 2023! Book Cover Madness was a two-week long tournament where classrooms voted for their favorite book cover. It was a whole-school literacy initiative as part of the PTA’s Family Reading Experience program, funded by a $1000 National PTA grant. During these two weeks, 8 book covers competed in a March Madness-style single elimination tournament for the crown of Best Book Cover at Franklin, with Amari and the Night Brothers by author B.B. Alston and illustrator Godwin Akpan winning. The goal of this whole-school tournament was to reach every student and encourage kids to form opinions and engage in conversation about reading. The books covered a wide range of reading ages and genres.
Using this resource from the National PTA's Family Reading Experience program, Flyers can play a literacy-centric bingo game on their own time and at their own pace, and when they have five in a row, earn fun reading-themed bookmarks from the school library. This is a great way for kids to challenge themselves to try new things, and for families to explore books they may have not read otherwise.
We appreciate the support of National PTA's Family Reading Experience Grant Sponsor, Office Depot OfficeMax