Friday, May 3, 2013

State Wide Reading Programs ~ (RARI) - Reading Across Rhode Island ~11th Year

Reading Across Rhode Island has been a very successful, statewide reading program is in its 11th year! Annual activities include a literacy conference for educators, book group discussions, a traditional Rhode Island May Breakfast featuring the author, and a statewide video conference for high school students. 

 (Rhode Island Center for the Book: and RI Council for the Humanities)

Reading Across Rhode Island
Rhode Island’s One Book, One State community read program – this highly successful, statewide reading initiative is kicking off its 11th year!

Kids Reading Across Rhode Island
The One Book, One State reading initiative is offered in partnership with the RI Office of Library & Information Services (OLIS) is emarking upon its fourth year!

Letters About Literature
A national writing contest for children in grades 4 – 12, Rhode Island students join 700,000 correspondents from across the nation in writing to authors who have affected their lives. 

Art of the Book
Art of the Book events focus on the craft and aesthetics of books, bookmaking, and printing. 

Reading ACROSS RI  ~ BOOK Selections by Year

2013 The Beauty of Humanity Movement by Camilla Gibbs
2012 Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
2011 The Unforgiving Minute by Craig Mullaney
2010 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Schaffer and Annie Barrows
2009   Five Skies by Ron Carlson
2008   Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
2007   The Memory of Running by Ron McLarty
2006   Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson
2005   The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
2004   The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
2003   Wish You Well by David Baldacci

(Highlighted in yellow are the titles I've read)

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