Reading Together for a Better Starkville
Starkville Reads' Three Summer Events 2008

Reading Program Began at Armstrong with the Commercial Dispatch.
The papers were donated to Starkville Reads by the Dispatch.

Nina Rivenbaugh reads with the newspaper class.

Clyde Williams participates with the students.  Harry Freeman, organizer,  and Marty Friend also read with the children.

Members of Starkville Reads attended the NEA Big Read Conference in Minneapolis in June.
Members of Starkville Reads attend conference.

Right:   Christine Taylor of Arts Midwest; Clyde Williams,
Program Director for The Call of the Wild; 
Nancy Jacobs, President of Starkville Reads; David Kipen, NEA Literature Director; and Diana Wileman,  librarian for Armstong Middle the Big Read Conference in Minneapolis in June, 2008. 

Starkville Reads has received its second NEA Big Read grant!


Carolyn Katz and daughter Debbie

Starkville Reads member Carolyn Katz (left) signed copies of her children's book,
A Peddler's Tale: A Story of the American Dream in July at the Starkville Public Library.

Starkville artist Nel Slaughter illustrated the book with watercolors of Starkville and the peddler.Starkville artist Nel Slaugher

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                       Starkville, MS  39759                        

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