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NEA Big Read Lakeshore

NEA Big Read Lakeshore is a month-long community-wide reading program that takes place every November. The Big Read brings the community together around one book and uses this shared experience of reading, discussing and exploring the themes of the book as a springboard to learn from and listen to each other.

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Book Club For Boys

From 2015-2018, I organized a mother-song book club. We read over 40 books together and went on countless adventures, traveling across time and space with the characters we grew to love.

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Mother-Daughter Book Club

In 2013, I started a book club to engage local mothers and daughters from various backgrounds, contexts, experiences, and schools (i.e., public, charter, private, and homeschool). When we started, most of the girls were 10 years old.

Among the participants in our book club were moms and professionals from fields such as law, business, and education. Together we read over 60 books. Our monthly meetings had a typical routine – discussing the book, eating book-related food, and doing a book-related or inspired activity. We had an annual grandmother-mother-daughter meeting and tried to do occasional film or other literature-related outings.

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