NEA Big Read LAKESHORE

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Miles Morales: Spider-Man

August 8, 2022
If you are a fan of Marvel, then you should definitely pick up a copy…
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Themes in the Long Way Down

August 1, 2022
In the last blog post, we discussed why you should read Long Way Down by…
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Why read the Long Way Down

July 25, 2022
In keeping with our 2022 NEA Big Read Lakeshore and Little Read theme that anyone…
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Q&A with the Big Read Synlesa App Creators

July 18, 2022
This summer two Hope College students, Tatiana Beranand Luke Van Hout, have been working on…
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What to Know Before Reading The Odyssey

July 11, 2022
Who is Homer?  Homer is a Greek poet born between the 12th and 8th centuries…
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How Does the Odyssey Relate to Circe?

July 4, 2022
As you probably know, the Big Read’s 2022 book selection is Circe by Madeline Miller.…

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Who is the NEA Big Read Lakeshore for?

Readers of all ages along the Lakeshore

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P-12 students

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