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How'd it go?

It's hard to believe but summer is over...and that means Youth Read is too. We'd love to hear what you thought about the challenges, website, and prizes so that we can make it even better next year! Please take a few minutes and give us:

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Youth Read is finished, but the fun doesn't have to end - you can still show us your creative side with Teens Create, tell us what you're reading for our Teen Picks list, and keep an eye on the Teen Zone Blog for future challenges and contests.

Week 2: Cruel Love

Please note: Week 2 will continue until the end of July 9th so that everyone has a chance to submit their entries; new challenges will be posted July 10th! cruel love

Challenge 1: Book Spine Poetry

Cruel love/ burn my heart
Splintered / shards and ashes / fall like rain
All just glass / as I wake
Somebody, please tell me who I am
Without you.

Stack them up, then read the titles. Got it? Go do it, and send us a pic of your epic book spine poem.

Challenge 2: Make Something!

Anything! Send us a photo of a DIY project you've made - crafting, sewing, cooking, woodworking, or whatever – and tell us all about it.

bonus prize

Challenge 3: Making Movies

Bonus Prize Challenge! Complete this challenge for a chance to win Cineplex Odeon movie passes & snacks for you and 3 friends.

Hollywood is making a ton of movies based on YA books lately, but somehow they never seem to make them fast enough! Seriously - how long do we have to wait for The Fault In Our Stars?! Make a movie poster for the book you wish was a movie, complete with your casting choices.

Challenge 4: Read!

Five books to fill your five hours:

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If you choose this as your option, just select "Reading hours" as your submission type on the contest submission form.

When you're ready, submit your challenges using the link at the side or click here.