What is Book Taco?

Book Taco is a FUN interactive reading program that rewards student effort and makes it easy for teachers to create, assign, assess and manage book lists & student reading effort.

Book Taco offers a LOT!

  • Create custom book lists (themed, grade specific, summer) and/or select from over 15,000+ books with corresponding quizzes;
  • Student/teacher avatars, virtual reading pets, brag tags, curated book shelves and achievement badges (coming soon!);
  • Various assessment for different learning methods – reading comp, creative writing, survey, drawing, group feedback, printables;
  • Take lessons offline with our printables – includes answer key for teachers;
  • Robust reporting on student activities – search, sort, and download;
  • Daily reading log (interactive and printable);

Celebrate Reading Success!

Book Taco provides the ultimate positive reinforcement platform where educators can praise and reward positive behavior and challenge students to read more books.

Get started in 3 easy steps.

Spelling Classroom is easy to set up & maintain!

Add Students

  • Individual student accounts
  • 24/7 cross platform access
  • Large enrollment automation
  • Intuitive interface
  • Clever SSO intergration

Power of Customization

  • Quiz setting options
  • Turn learning modules on/off
  • Teachers can credit/reward students for:
    • Printables
    • Participation
    • Printables completed

Oversee Participation

  • Student and classroom results
  • Reports highlight failing grades
  • Print and share reports
  • Searchable database
  • Message class or individual

A love for reading starts one book at a time. We are continually updating the program to get students excited about reading.

Achieving literacy goals through enthusiasm!
Every student. Every book.

Strategic Rewards and Sustained Engagement

Book Taco’s gamified approach focuses on sustained engagement. Our game page features a best-in-class suite of logic, strategy, sports and adventure games where the high scorer’s personal avatar is showcased ratcheting up the competitiveness and capturing the learner’s interest in a fun, familiar environment.

*Our game page is completely customizable allowing educators the option of turning On/Off individual games or disabling the entire suite of games. There is also a Weekends Only setting.

Invaluable Assessment, Analytics and Management Tool

Whether you’re administering a state student choice award program, school reading list, Battle of the Books competition or summer reading initiative, Book Taco provides the perfect interactive platform for tracking, assessing, and motivating student participation.

Reading Logs


  • Gamified platform
  • Sustained engagement
  • Student voice
  • Broader participation
Book Counter


  • Select program
  • Create account
  • Register students
  • Get started!
Reading Rewards


  • Earn game coins
  • Robust game page
  • Progress indicators
  • Celebrate success!

View Our Book Taco 2017-2018 Book Award Program Lists