This week, we are highlighting real life superheroes who take large steps of courage to explore other parts of this world. Read below for this week’s Superhero Challenge and keep reading because we only have a month left of Tristar Reads

Reading is Out of this World

Some superheroes are out of this world…literally. While most superheroes are earthbound, there are those who travel the space ways, fighting evil and protecting the innocent. Being a superhero means taking a leap of faith and getting out of your comfort zone. 

Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, was famously quoted when he stepped on the moon saying, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” It takes courage, tenacity and determination to become an astronaut, which is one of the many reasons they are worth celebrating.

As the school year begins, it’s the perfect time to aim for the moon and stars and start the school year strong. There are many ways to step out of your comfort zone, and we want to encourage you to continue reading and expanding your mind in new ways!

Time is Running Out

Now is the time more than ever to sign up for Tristar Reads with only a month left! As you fly into the school year, continue to log your hours on for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship and many other exciting prizes!


On the International Space Station, a real-life astronaut, Serena Auñón-Chancellor reads A Moon of My Own by Jennifer Rustgi.

Enjoy Serena’s reading and take time today to think about the ways you can step out of your comfort zone while you learn new things. 

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