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 2012-2013 secondary/adult level title is Okay For Now, by Gary D. Schmidt, the intermediate choice(grades 3-6) is A Nest for Celeste, written and illustrated by Henry Cole, and the young reader book (K-2) is My Dog Thinks I'm a Genius, written by Harriet Ziefert, illustrated by Barroux.
More information about Gary D. Schmidt: National Book Foundation; Author Web Page; Author Shelfari Page
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!