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 IslandRhode 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 IslandThe 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 LiteratureA 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 BookArt 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