Each year, the book selections by the City of Allen, Texas, ALLen Reads Committee reflect and promote the importance of reading in our community.
Our 2013-2014 secondary (grades 9-12)/adult level title is BigFish, by Daniel Wallace , the intermediate choice (grades 4-8) is The Chronicles of Harris Burdick: Fourteen Amazing Authors Tellthe Tales editedand illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg, and the young reader book (grades K-3) Feliciana Feydra LeRoux: A Cajun Tall Tale byTynia Thomassie, illustrated by Cat Bowman Smith.
This year's themes include family/relationships, telling stories, andthe often blurred line between what is real and not real and how that affects us.
Please click on the ALLen Reads logo below to access information about this year"s community reading program and to participate in our wiki. We encourage you to read and post comments about this year"s books as we share our views through this social networking site!
Additional information, including descriptions and dates of special events are located in the wiki. A summary of the ALLen Reads program is provided in the folllowing presentation: ALLen Reads Prezi
If you have any questions, please stop by the library and we will be happy to help!