Literacy is a concern across the country- especially among preteens and teens. The Southern Kentucky Book Fest partners bring 1READ to this age group. It is part of the communityâ€™s One Book reading project sponsored by the Southern Kentucky Book Fest partners: WKU Libraries, Bowling Green Public Library, and Barnes and Noble Booksellers.
The title chosen this year is the Newbery Honor book Hattie Big Sky by author Kirby Larson. On October 16th, Kirby Larson spoke in schools and signed books in Barnes & Noble Booksellers.