NEA Big Read LAKESHORE

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Native American Art: Kruizenga Museum Collection

September 20, 2021
Throughout September, our social media account is announcing some exciting events for our November programming.…
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Joy Harjo: Poet Warrior

September 13, 2021
Last week our 2021 author, Joy Harjo, released Poet Warrior: A Memoir. This book serves…
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Beautiful Changes

September 6, 2021
Today is Labor day, which typically signals the end of summer as students head back…
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Poetry Forms

August 30, 2021
The form of a poem is one of the first things readers notice about a…
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Behind the Read and Podcast Recommendations

August 23, 2021
Last week we announced our new podcast, Behind the Read, a podcast offering listeners insights…
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Encounter with Cultures

August 16, 2021
Last semester, I took a required Education course called “Encounter with Cultures” taught by Professor…

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Our goal is that you listen and learn from others as well as sharing your own ideas and experiences.

Respond

Our community becomes stronger when you make positive changes in response to your interactions with the book.

Who is the NEA Big Read Lakeshore for?

Readers of all ages along the Lakeshore

Book clubs

P-12 students

College/University students

Teachers

Professors

Librarians

Library patrons

Senior citizens

Workplaces

Families

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