Mark Twain Masters 

    All fourth and fifth grade students at Highcroft Elementary School have an opportunity to participate in our Mark Twain Reading Challenge. The Mark Twain Reading Challenge recognizes our students that choose to challenge themselves by reading the 2023-2024 Mark Twain Award nominees. 


    There are three levels of recognition based on the number of books the student reads by April 25, 2025.


    White Level

    Read four 2024-2025 Mark Twain Award nominees

    Red Level

    Read eight 2024-2025 Mark Twain Award nominees

    Black Level

    Read all twelve 2024-2025 Mark Twain Award nominees

    • White level button

    • White level prize

    • White level certificate

    • Red level button

    • Red level prize

    • Red level certificate

    • Black level button

    • Black level prize

    • Black level certificate

    • Picture on the Highcroft Reading Wall of Fame

    • Invitation to celebration at the end of the year

    *All students that have read a minimum of four Mark Twain nominees by March 1st will get to vote for their favorite nominee in March


    All the students needs to do is:

    • Read the 2024-2025 Mark Twain Award nominee books.

    • Take an online quiz and receive a score of at least 70%.


    Book Quizzes

    A Rover's Story

    Field Guide to the Supernatural Universe



    Maizy Chen's Last Chance

    Serwa Boateng's Guide to Vampire Hunting

    The Curious League of Detectives and Thieves

    The Daredevils

    The Girl in the Lake

    The Midnight Children

    The Two Wrong Halves of Ruby Taylor