Badge Books build a foundation for independent reading.

Interactive Reading Companions Delivered Monthly.

Badge Books were developed to motivate kids to read more by making reading enjoyable. We designed each book with fun activities that help them reach a set of reading goals.

The books work hand-in-hand with our free Beanstack Mobile App, available on Android and iOS. As your child tracks reading in the app, they unlock reward badges that match the stickers and activities in the Badge Book.

Themes They’ll Love.

Badge Books are designed to incorporate themes that interest young readers, so they can work on their skills while reading more of what they love.

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    Take a look inside.

    Each Badge Book contains over XX activity pages, designed to keep your kid reading all month long.

    1. Easy guide on where to place badges.
    2. Spiral binding so your child can lay the book flat.
    3. Interactive games to keep them focused.
    4. Family accounts that can switch between readers.
    5. A quick way to scan each book's barcode to keep a log of all your reading.
    6. Reading challenges and learning activities added regularly.

    Who Benefits from Badge Books?

    Badge Books are expertly designed to supplement reading for kids across ages, especially kids 5-9.

    • Growing Readers

      Tracking reading, winning stickers, and completing learning activities results in more minutes spent reading.

    • Above-Level Readers

      The learning activities in the Badge Book offer the chance to dig deeper and to build new skills.

    How It Works.

    Subscribe to receive a new Badge Book each month.

    • Subscribe

      Tell us about your kid(s) and we’ll take care of the rest!

    • Get Your Book

      We’ll deliver a new Badge Book to your doorstep each month.

    • Build a Habit of Reading

      Use the Badge Book with or without the mobile app to keep your kid reading.

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    Who's Behind It?

    Felix and Jordan

    Badge Books and Beanstack are both products of Zoobean, Inc.

    Zoobean was founded by Jordan, the first head of K-12 education at Google, and her husband Felix, who was previously named Washington, DC’s Teacher of the Year.

    After a feature on Shark Tank and an investment from Mark Cuban, Beanstack became the country’s premier reading challenge and tracker service. Last year, more than 2 million readers used it to boost their independent reading time