Category Archives: Guadelupe Garcia McCall

Finding Unity in the Community: Common Reads Titles that Bring Us Closer

When Books In Common/Terra Com was founded in 2001, Community Reading Programs as envisioned by pioneering Seattle Librarian Nancy Pearl were in their infancy. Since then, BIC has connected with thousands of literary programs across the globe, helping event planners as they face the sometimes daunting task of selecting the perfect book for their communities, partnering with the author, and ensuring that their specific goals are met and exceeded – year after year. We focus on these important programs because we passionately believe that building common ground around literature is one of the best ways to bridge the divide among race, religion, socio-economics, sexual orientation, politics, and cultural identities.

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Broadening the American Immigration Discussion with Outstanding Author Events

Create a special author event at your college, library or literary festival focused on the issue of immigration.

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Also posted in Enrique's Journey, Maria E. Andreu, Matt de la Peña, Reyna Grande, Secret Side of Empty, Sonia Nazario, The Distance Between Us | Tagged , , , , , | Comments closed
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