Vermont Reads 2017

Brown Girl Dreaming

Vermont Reads Events

Tue 25

Vermont Reads 2017: Intergenerational Eats Discussion

July 25
4:00 pm
Let’s talk and eat! Brown Girl Dreaming has some fantastic descriptions of food, so we should eat them while we talk about the book. Sign up to take home a book to read and reserve the recipe you’d like to make. For teens and their adults. Read More »
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Fri 04

Vermont Reads 2017 Movie Night: Ruby Bridges

August 4
6:00 pm
Disney presents the inspiring true story of one little girl whose strength and dignity during the racially charged 1960s helped change history! The movie will be preceded by a discussion about the connection between books like Brown Girl Dreaming and the story of young Ruby Bridges Read More »
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Mon 14

Vermont Reads 2017: Memoir Poetry Workshop

August 14
5:30 pm
Brown Girl Dreaming has some beautiful poems about writing, and many poignant passages about author Jacqueline Woodson’s life. We’ll revisit these passages and learn some of the tricks of the trade of memoir. Read More »
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Mon 14

Vermont Reads 2017: Presentation with Lucy Maddox, author of The Parker Sisters: A Border Kidnapping

August 14
7:00 pm
Blake Memorial Library, East Corinth
Author Lucy Maddox will lead an interactive presentation on her book, The Parker Sisters: A Border Kidnapping. This event will kick off Blake Memorial Library's 2017 Vermont Reads Programming. Read More »
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Wed 16

Vermont Reads 2017: Writing Workshop with Geof Hewitt

August 16
4:30 pm
Join Vermont poet, teacher, and performer Geof Hewitt and our Young Writers’ Group for a writing workshop connected to Jacqueline Woodson's Brown Girl Dreaming. Read More »
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Wed 16

Vermont Reads 2017: Brown Girl Dreaming Discussion with Geof Hewitt

August 16
6:00 pm
Join Vermont poet, teacher, and performer, Geof Hewitt for a book discussion of Jacqueline Woodson's Brown Girl Dreaming, this year’s Vermont Reads book. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library. Read More »
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Fri 08

Vermont Reads 2017 Read Aloud: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

September 8
4:30 pm
Blake Memorial Library, East Corinth
Join us for a community read-aloud of VHC's 2017 Vermont Reads selection, Brown Girl Dreaming, a childhood memoir told in verse, by Jacqueline Woodson. Read More »
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