Great Reads from Great Places

  • Film, Video
    Great Reads: Central 1 Children The Great Reads authors for kids from the Central Region I discuss their books and why they write for young people. Great Reads from Great Places is a project of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Each year, the 56 Affiliated Centers for the Book choose a book for kids and one for adults that represents their states' or territories' literary heritage....
    • Contributor: Palmer, Charly - Howard, Kimberly - Stevens, Alison Pearce - L. Layne, Steven - Schroeder, Kristen - Magnus, Erica - Houts, Michelle - Leitich Smith, Cynthia
    • Date: 2023-08-04
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads: Eastern 2 Adult The Great Reads authors for adults from the Eastern Region II discuss their books. Great Reads from Great Places is a project of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Each year, the 56 Affiliated Centers for the Book choose a book for kids and one for adults that represents their states' or territories' literary heritage. These videos include the authors of these...
    • Contributor: Samatar, Sofia - Lawyer, Maris - Pancake, Anne - Mormino, Gary R. - Davich, Joe - Herman, Mimi
    • Date: 2023-08-04
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads: Western 1 Children The Great Reads authors for kids from Western Region I discuss their books and why they write for young people. Great Reads from Great Places is a project of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Each year, the 56 Affiliated Centers for the Book choose a book for kids and one for adults that represents their states' or territories' literary heritage. These...
    • Contributor: Peté, Sara - Bagley, Jessixa - Case, Jonathan - Hamer, Dean - Otis, Chad - Kelso, Bonnie - Kerr, Lisa - Wilson, Joe
    • Date: 2023-08-04
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads: Western 1 Adult The Great Reads authors for adults from Western Region I discuss their books and their inspiration. Great Reads from Great Places is a project of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Each year, the 56 Affiliated Centers for the Book choose a book for kids and one for adults that represents their states' or territories' literary heritage. These videos include the authors...
    • Contributor: Hogan, Zeb - Peté, Sara - Daines, Kainoa - Daly, Annie - Tuzroyluke, Lily H. - Hannig, Anita - Nimura, Tamiko - Ishikawa, Ross - Abe, Frank - Piatote, Beth
    • Date: 2023-08-04
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads: Western 2 Children The Great Reads authors for kids from the Western Region II discuss their books and why they write for young people. Great Reads from Great Places is a project of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Each year, the 56 Affiliated Centers for the Book choose a book for kids and one for adults that represents their states' or territories' literary heritage....
    • Contributor: Harris, Lauren - Marsted, Melissa - Chadha, Olivia - Capin Rivera, Roni - Wynter, Anne - Otjen, A.J. - Algeo, Alfreda Beartrack - Half, Sabrena - C. Pérez, Celia - Lajimodiere, Denise - Widman, Jennifer
    • Date: 2023-08-04
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads: Central 2 Adult The Great Reads authors for adults from the Central Region II discuss their books and their inspiration. Great Reads from Great Places is a project of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Each year, the 56 Affiliated Centers for the Book choose a book for kids and one for adults that represents their states' or territories' literary heritage. These videos include the...
    • Contributor: Thomas, Julia - Herman-Giddens, Marcia Edwina - Ruffin, Maurice Carlos - Zeide, Anna - Gibson, Vivian - House, Silas - Pearce, Michael - Simpson Smith, Katy - Patchett, Ann
    • Date: 2023-08-04
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads: Eastern 1 Adult The Great Reads authors for adults from the Eastern Region I discuss their books. Great Reads from Great Places is a project of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Each year, the 56 Affiliated Centers for the Book choose a book for kids and one for adults that represents their states' or territories' literary heritage. These videos include the authors of these...
    • Contributor: Stone, Bianca - Rawlins, Sharon - Schmit, Karla - Gilliss, Meghan - Rush, Elizabeth - Martin, Felicia - Pinsky, Robert - Zapal, Karolina - Montgomery, Sy - Onyebuchi, Tochi - Sinclair, Lizz - Shattuck, Ben - Comstock, Lisa - Ann Tate, Marsha
    • Date: 2023-08-04
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads: Eastern 1 Children The Great Reads authors for kids from the Eastern Region I discuss their books and what inspired them to write. Great Reads from Great Places is a project of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Each year, the 56 Affiliated Centers for the Book choose a book for kids and one for adults that represents their states' or territories' literary heritage. These...
    • Contributor: Sinclair, Lizz - Bingham, Winsome - Ridley, Kimberly - Howes, Katey - Schmit, Karla - Tilley Poster, Zo - Comstock, Lisa
    • Date: 2023-08-04
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads: Western 2 Adult The Great Reads authors for adults from the Western Region II discuss their books and their inspiration. Great Reads from Great Places is a project of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Each year, the 56 Affiliated Centers for the Book choose a book for kids and one for adults that represents their states' or territories' literary heritage. These videos include the...
    • Contributor: Miller, Adrian - Andrews, Bryce - Emerson, Ramona - Fralick, Lucas - Hanson, Chad - Zoellner, Tom - Rutledge, Lynda - Rekdal, Paisley - Hernandez, Sarah - Brorby, Taylor
    • Date: 2023-08-04
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads: Eastern 2 Children The Great Reads authors for kids from the Eastern Region II discuss their books and what inspired them to write. Great Reads from Great Places is a project of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Each year, the 56 Affiliated Centers for the Book choose a book for kids and one for adults that represents their states' or territories' literary heritage. These...
    • Contributor: McDunn, Gillian - Lyon, Kelly Starling - Johnson, Dinah - Becker, Helaine - Weinersmith, Zach - Lindstrom, Carole - Youngblood, Shay - Davich, Joe - Thomas, R. Eric
    • Date: 2023-08-04
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads: Central 2 Children The Great Reads authors for kids from the Central Region discuss their books and why they write for young people. Great Reads from Great Places is a project of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Each year, the 56 Affiliated Centers for the Book choose a book for kids and one for adults that represents their states' or territories' literary heritage. These...
    • Contributor: Duffield, Katy - Sepetys, Ruta - Waters, Michael W. - Saue, Tammi - Jackson, Colter - Walker, Frank X - Guillory, Sarah - Pearce, Michael - Wilford, Kathleen
    • Date: 2023-08-04
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads: Central 1 Adult The Great Reads authors for adults from the Central Region I discuss their books and their inspiration. Great Reads from Great Places is a project of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Each year, the 56 Affiliated Centers for the Book choose a book for kids and one for adults that represents their states' or territories' literary heritage. These videos include the...
    • Contributor: Chang, Lan Samantha - Van Pelt, Shelby - Airgood, Ellen - Gunty, Tess - Ffitch, Madeline - Lola Drouillard, Staci
    • Date: 2023-08-04
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads from Great Places: Family Great Reads from Great Places: Family features Sara Peté, co-manager of the Washington Center for the Book, in conversation with Aida Salazar, author of "Land of the Cranes" (chosen by the California Center for the Book); Ellen Hopkins, author of "Closer to Nowhere" (chosen by the Nevada Center for the Book); Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, author of "Layla's Happiness" (chosen by the Rhode Island Center...
    • Contributor: Peté, Sara - Ramos, Nonieqa - Ekere Tallie, Mariahadessa - Camper, Cathy - Salazar, Aida - Hopkins, Ellen - Day, Christine
    • Date: 2021-09-17
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads from Great Places: Natural World Great Reads from Great Places: Natural World features Michael Pearce, head of the Alabama Center for the Book, in conversation with Rick Bragg, author of "The Speckled Beauty" (selected by the Alabama Center for the Book); Carter Goodrich, author of "Nobody Hugs a Cactus" (selected by the Arizona Center for the Book); Katy S. Duffield, author of "Crossings: Extraordinary Structures for Extraordinary Animals" (selected...
    • Contributor: Lanan, Jessica - Bragg, Rick - S. Duffield, Katy - Goodrich, Carter - Pearce, Michael - Heos, Bridget - Rislov, Casey
    • Date: 2021-09-17
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads from Great Places: Friendship Great Reads from Great Places: Friendship features Joe Davich, director of the Georgia Center for the Book, in conversation with Abdul-Razak Zachariah, author of "The Night Is Yours" (chosen by the Connecticut Center for the Book); Nora Shalaway Carpenter, author of "The Edge of Anything" (chosen by the North Carolina Center for the Book); Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, author of "Your Name Is a Song" (chosen...
    • Contributor: Shalaway Carpenter, Nora - Davich, Joe - Thompkins-Bigelow, Jamilah - Saeed, Aisha - Zachariah, Abdul-Razak
    • Date: 2021-09-17
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads from Great Places: Mystery and Magic Great Reads from Great Places: Mystery and Magic features Rocco Staino, director of the Empire State Center for the Book, in conversation with Blue Balliett, author of "Out of the Wild Night" (selected by the Illinois Center for the Book); Elizabeth C. Bunce, author of "Premeditated Myrtle" (selected by the Kansas Center for the Book); Christiane M. Andrews, author of "Spindlefish and Stars" (selected...
    • Contributor: Staino, Rocco - Gutman, Dan - C. Bunce, Elizabeth - M. Andrews, Christiane - Royce, Eden - Balliett, Blue
    • Date: 2021-09-17
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads from Great Places: Picture Books Great Reads from Great Places: Picture Books features Alayne Hopkins, director of programs and services at the Minnesota Center for the Book, in conversation with Daniel Bernstrom, author of "Big Papa and the Time Machine" (chosen by the Minnesota Center for the Book); Suzanne Greenlaw and Gabriel Frey, authors of "The First Blade of Sweetgrass" (chosen by the Maine Center for the Book); Barbara...
    • Contributor: Bernstrom, Daniel - Micklos Jr., John - Hopkins, Alayne - Lowell, Barbara - Greenlaw, Suzanne - Frey, Gabriel
    • Date: 2021-09-17
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads from Great Places: Social Justice Great Reads from Great Places: Social Justice features Deborah Taylor, former coordinator of school and student services at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, in conversation with Andrew Smith, author of "Grasshopper Jungle" (chosen by the Iowa Center for the Book); Annette Bay Pimentel, author of "All the Way to the Top" (chosen by the Idaho Center for the Book); and Lesa Cline-Ransome, author of...
    • Contributor: Lewis, Andrea - Taylor, Deborah - Smith, Andrew - Cline-Ransome, Lesa - Bay Pimentel, Annette
    • Date: 2021-09-17
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads from Great Places: History Great Reads from Great Places: History features Rebekah Manley, coordinator for the Texas Center for the Book at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, in conversation with Brian K. Mitchell, co-author of "Monumental: Oscar Dunn and His Radical Fight in Reconstruction Louisiana" (chosen by the Louisiana Center for the Book); Sharon Cameron, author of "The Light in Hidden Places" (chosen by the Tennessee...
    • Contributor: Johnson, Tim - Manley, Rebekah - Tarshis, Lauren - K. Mitchell, Brian - Cameron, Sharon - Love Jr., Preston
    • Date: 2021-09-17
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads from Great Places: Fitting In Great Reads from Great Places: Fitting In is a panel discussion featuring Cheryl Lawton Malone, author of "Dario and the Whale" (selected by the Massachusetts Center for the Book); Jasmine Warga, author of "Other Words for Home" (selected by the Ohio Center for the Book); Susan Vaught, author of "Together We Grow" (selected by the Kentucky Center for the Book); and Alexandra Diaz, author...
    • Contributor: Smith Thornton, Lori - Volpi Woods, Sara - Diaz, Alexandra - Shaloo, Sharon - Vaught, Susan - Boozer, Don - Lawton Malone, Cheryl - Warga, Jasmine - Carr, Tracy
    • Date: 2021-09-17