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Content about Student Reader Days

April 14, 2015

Visiting 3 high schools for this spring's Student Reader Day events, de la Peña talks reading, basketball, writing poetry, and finding your passion.

Matt de la Peña recently visited three high schools for Student Reader Day programs – the Davidson County Juvenile Detention Center in Nashville, Northwest High School and Clarksville High School in Clarksville. He shared his personal story of growing up in a Southern Californian neighborhood on the Mexican border, navigating two cultures as a child of mixed heritage, following his passion for basketball, how he beca

April 3, 2014

Watch Fowler's event at Maplewood High School. 

February 14, 2014
Karen Joy Fowler, author of We Are Completely Beside Ourselves, will visit Maplewood
High School in Nashville, April 1, 8:45am
February 14, 2014
Sharon Draper, author of Out Of My Mind, visits J.T. Moore Middle School, Nashville
Sharon Draper, author of Out Of My Mind, visits J.T. Moore Middle School, Nashville,
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September 3, 2013

We are thrilled to have received news that the Student Reader Day program has been formally commended by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL). The program is recognized for empowering school librarians as knowledgeable educators. We appreciate this acknowledgement and hope you, too, know how vital your community’s school librarians are!

We are thrilled to have received news that the Student Reader Day program has been formally commended by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL). The program is recognized for empowering school librarians as knowledgeable educators. We appreciate this acknowledgement and hope you, too, know how vital your community’s school librarians are!

 
April 25, 2013

After engaging school visits with Kristin Tubb (Autumn Winifred Oliver Does Things Different) at Vanleer Elementary School in Dickson and Tracy Barrett (Dark of the Moon) at Forrest School in Chapel Hill, author Helen Hemphill will visit East Middle School in Tullahoma on May 8 to share with students her adventures in researching and writing The Adventurous Deeds of Deadwood Jones.

October 31, 2012

Student Reader Day events this fall were bigger and better than ever thanks to generous grants from the Nashville Predators Foundation and Dollar General Literacy Foundation. We were able to send seven wonderful authors from this year’s Southern Festival of Books program to eight Title 1 elementary, middle, and high schools and we were able to purchase more than 1,600 books for participating students to keep to start (or add to) their own personal library.

April 27, 2012

We are so grateful to Ruta Sepetys and the students and teachers from G.W. Carver High School in Memphis and Westview High School in Martin for making April's Student Reader Day events a great success.

We are so grateful to Ruta Sepetys and the students and teachers from G.W. Carver High School in Memphis and Westview High School in Martin for making April's Student Reader Day events a great success.