NEA Big Read LAKESHORE

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The 2022 Big Read and Little Read Events are Live!

September 19, 2022
Now that you have learned a little bit about all of our 2022 Big Read,…
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Themes in Last Stop on Market Street

September 12, 2022
As I said in the last blog post, multiple themes can help foster discussion of…
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Lessons in Last Stop on Market Street

September 5, 2022
While we have been discussing our middle-read books a lot, it is time to switch…
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Takeaways from Zita the Space Girl

August 29, 2022
Even though Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke is a must-read on its own, there…
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Why Read Zita the Space Girl

August 22, 2022
Our third middle-grade book for this year’s NEA Big Read Lakeshore 2022 is Zita the…
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Themes in Miles Morales: Spider-Man

August 15, 2022
In the last blog post, we discussed Miles Morales: Spider-Man by Jason Reynolds and gave…

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Attend our events

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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

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P-12 students

College/University students

Teachers

Professors

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Senior citizens

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