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==What We're Reading==
 
The [http://www.neabigread.org/index.php Big Read] encourages all citizens of Charlottesville to read and talk a thought-provoking book each year to foster community and civic awareness.  J-MRL is proud to cooperate with the Virginia Foundation's Center for the Book, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Arts Midwest.  Past titles were:
 
The [http://www.neabigread.org/index.php Big Read] encourages all citizens of Charlottesville to read and talk a thought-provoking book each year to foster community and civic awareness.  J-MRL is proud to cooperate with the Virginia Foundation's Center for the Book, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Arts Midwest.  Past titles were:
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'''2014''' [[True Grit]] by [[wp:Charles Portis|Charles Portis]]
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'''2013''' [[The Joy Luck Club]] by [[wp:Amy Tan|Amy Tan]]
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'''2012''' [[Bless Me, Ultima]] by [[wp:Rudolfo Anaya|Rudofo Anaya]]
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'''2011''' [[The Maltese Falcon]] by [[wp:Dashiell Hammett|Dashiell Hammett]]
  
 
'''2010''' [[A Lesson Before Dying]] by [[wp:Ernest J. Gaines|Ernest J. Gaines]]
 
'''2010''' [[A Lesson Before Dying]] by [[wp:Ernest J. Gaines|Ernest J. Gaines]]
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?their+eyes+were+watching+god '''Their Eyes Were Watching God'''] by Zora Neale Hurston
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?their+eyes+were+watching+god '''Their Eyes Were Watching God'''] by Zora Neale Hurston
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?washington+square '''Washington Square'''] by Henry James
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?washington+square '''Washington Square'''] by Henry James
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?jeffers+robinson '''The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers''']
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?wizard+of+earthsea '''A Wizard of Earthsea'''] by Ursula K. Le Guin
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?to+kill+a+mockingbird '''To Kill a Mockingbird'''] by Harper Lee
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?call+london+wild '''The Call of the Wild'''] by Jack London
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?longfellow+henry+wadsworth '''The Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow''']
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?thief+and+the+dogs '''The Thief and the Dogs'''] by Naguib Mahfouz
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?heart+is+a+lonely+hunter '''The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter'''] by Carson McCullers
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?things+they+carried '''The Things They Carried'''] by Tim O'Brien
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?shawl+ozick '''The Shawl'''] by Cynthia Ozick
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?poe+edgar+allan '''The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe''']
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?housekeeping+marilynne '''Housekeeping'''] by Marilynne Robinson
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?grapes+of+wrath '''The Grapes of Wrath'''] by John Steinbeck
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?joy+luck+club '''The Joy Luck Club'''] by Amy Tan
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?death+of+ivan+ilyich '''The Death of Ivan Ilyich'''] by Leo Tolstoy
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?sawyer+twain '''The Adventures of Tom Sawyer'''] by Mark Twain
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?age+of+innocence '''The Age of Innocence'''] by Edith Wharton
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?bridge+of+san+luis+rey '''The Bridge of San Luis Rey'''] and [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?our+town+wilder '''Our Town'''] by Thornton Wilder
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?old+school+tobias '''Old School'''] by Tobias Wolff
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Latest revision as of 18:42, 2 May 2014

Article in Reading Activities and Big Readcategories.

What We're Reading

The Big Read encourages all citizens of Charlottesville to read and talk a thought-provoking book each year to foster community and civic awareness. J-MRL is proud to cooperate with the Virginia Foundation's Center for the Book, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Arts Midwest. Past titles were:

2014 True Grit by Charles Portis

2013 The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

2012 Bless Me, Ultima by Rudofo Anaya

2011 The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

2010 A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

2009 Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

2008 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

2007 The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

What America Is Reading