“We strive to bring our community together around one book and use this shared experience of reading, discussing, and exploring the themes of the book as a springboard to learn from and listen to each other. A great book combines enrichment with enchantment. It awakens our imagination and enlarges our humanity. It can offer harrowing insights that somehow console and comfort us. It reminds us that survival is insufficient.”


Monday, January 7, 2019 | Julie Zhou, Program Associate, NEA Big Read Featured Grantee of the Month: Hope College Above and beyond isn’t enough to describe these grantees. Each month, we’ll be featuring a new interview with an organization from our NEA Big Read community. This month, Dr. Deborah…

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