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Reading With MiMi Challenge

Thank you for your interest in the Reading With MiMi Challenge for PreK-8th Grade Imani Geniuses! All participants must have the permission of a parent or guardian over the age of 18.

Please visit our curated Amazon Book Lists for each grade level listed below and select the books that best fit your Imani Geniuses’ interests and grade levels or choose and submit your own books. Links to both lists will be shared once you enter.

For consideration, please submit a three-minute or less video book review of one of your selected books AND a list of all of the book titles with their number of pages and author. All submissions must be emailed by midnight of the 30th of each month to to be considered.

Winners will be notified via email by the 10th of the following month and will receive an $100 valued gift card to one of various vendors. Videos may be published on the RISE website or one of the social media platforms such as the RISE Educational Village or RISE Imani Geniuses YouTube Page. Your entry gives permission for usage of any materials submitted in perpetuity.

Thank you for joining us in creating more RISE Super Readers and “Cultivating the Genius” of young scholars!

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Reading With MiMi Challenge

  • Parent Contact Information

    All entries must be submitted by a parent or guardian ages 18 and up. All Imani Geniuses must have their parents’ permission to participate. The videographic book reviews and book lists may be published by RISE (BGS Productions, Inc.). All submissions must be emailed by the 30th of each month for consideration to Winners will be selected by RISE affiliates in our sole discretion. One (1) winner will receive an $100 valued gift card to various vendors such as Amazon, B&N, Visa, etc. (with cooperation from parents). No purchase required. Awards may be subject to 1099 reporting. To submit your videographic book review and list of book titles & pages, (Table with Book titles & Total Number of pages), complete details below.
  • Information About Imani Genius

  • Has your child ever participated in any of the previous RISE programs? Previous RISE programs include the RISE Summer Scholars Program, the RISE Black History Month Program, the RISE Orientation and Curriculum Guide, the RISE Learning Style Assessment, and the Annual RISE Curriculum Support Program.

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