NEA Big Read LAKESHORE

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Martin Luther King, Jr Day

January 17, 2022
What is MLK Day?  Martin Luther King Jr was a prominent civil rights leader and…
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Top Book Picks from 2021

January 10, 2022
Quite a bit of snow has fallen in Western Michigan in the past week and…
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Happy New Year

January 3, 2022
Happy New Year from the Big Read! We hope your year is off to a…
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Reflections on The Big Read 2021

December 27, 2021
It is the final Monday of 2021, so here are a few reflections on the…
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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

December 20, 2021
This week we’re sharing another holiday-themed poem that many know and love.  “‘Twas the Night…
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The Twelve Days of Christmas

December 13, 2021
This summer when our blog posts surrounding poetry in preparation for our upcoming book of…

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

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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

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