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Young Adult Summer Reading Passport

New this year: Young Adult Summer Reading Passport
Choose your own reading adventure this summer!

Read six YA books and score some sweet swag! At least four books need to fit our passport categories and up to two can be of your own choosing. You can follow our title recommendations or pick your own.

To get started: Pick up your free passport at the store, download one here, or add one to your web order (below). 

Mark your passport: Circle the covers of the books you’ve read or write down your own picks. Return your completed passport to Bookshop by September 7th to claim your rewards: A $5 Bookshop gift card, a free scoop from the Penny Ice Creamery, a free slice from Pizza My Heart, and a prize from the Santa Cruz Warriors. 


These just hit different: Read a fantasy title by a BIPOC author

Bookshop suggests:
Cinderella is Dead by Kalynn Bayron
Skyhunter by Marie Lu

It's gay and it slaps: Read a book with a queer main character
Bookshop suggests:
She Drives Me Crazy by Kelly Quindlen
Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

This is a whole vibe: Read an epic adventure graphic novel
Bookshop suggests:
Magical Boy by The Kao
Coming Back by Jessi Zabarsky

EMOTIONAL DAMAGE: Read a book that will make you cry

Bookshop suggests:
The Light in Hidden Places by Sharon Cameron
Picture Us in the Light by Kelly Loy Gilbert

It's the moral dilemma for me: Read a book about revenge

Bookshop suggests:
The Loop by Ben Oliver
Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

This is sending me: Read a book that makes you laugh

Bookshop suggests:
I'll Be the One by Lyla Lee
The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe