Reading Together 2021 features the works of Jacqueline Woodson, award-winning author of more than two dozen books for young adults, middle graders, and children.  Featured books are The Other Side (picture book), The Day You Begin/ El Día En Que Descubres Quién Eres! (picture book in English or Spanish), Harbor Me (middle grade fiction), Brown Girl Dreaming (middle grade/young adult memoir in verse), Another Brooklyn (young adult/adult fiction), and Red at the Bone (adult novel).  You can check all of these books out from the Parchment Community Library.  Some are also available on Hoopla and Overdrive.  See our catalog for more details and to place a reserve for curbside pickup.

The Parchment Community Library will host a Reading Together Book Discussion on Thursday, March 4th at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom.  The community is invited to discuss any of Jacqueline Woodson's books.  Please register to receive an email reminder with the Zoom links the day before the discussion (registration is requested but not required). 

Register for the Book Discussion HERE  (It may take a few seconds for the form to appear once the page loads.)

To join the Book Discussion using an internet-connected device, go to:

Meeting ID: 874 6549 0410

Passcode: 2021

To join by a landline or a mobile phone, dial any of these numbers:
        +1 312 626 6799 
        +1 646 876 9923 
        +1 301 715 8592 

Jacqueline Woodson will speak to our community online twice on Wednesday March 10th.  She will present Craft Talk: Behind the Books at 3:00 p.m.  Her keynote address, The Power of Story, will be at 7:00 p.m.  Registration is required for both presentations.  The registration link will be available on the Kalamazoo Public Library Reading Together site, along with more details about Jacqueline Woodson, her books, and other Reading Together activities.

Find a reading guide for each of Jacqueline Woodson's featured books by clicking on the title below.

The Other Side

The Day You Begin

     Jacqueline Woodson reads The Day You Begin

El Día En Que Descubres Quién Eres!

Harbor Me

Brown Girl Dreaming

Another Brooklyn

Red at the Bone

A Guide to the Works of Jacqueline Woodson from Penguin Random House

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