Reading Across Rhode Island

Wright Brothers Jacket Art resizedRhode Island Center for the Book Announces the
2016 Reading Across Rhode Island Title: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

PROVIDENCE, RI –Reading Across Rhode Island, Rhode Island’s One Book, One State
community read program kicks off its 14th year by inviting everyone to join in the reading of The
Wright Brothers by David McCullough. Reading Across Rhode Island is a project of the
Rhode Island Center for the Book at the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, made
possible through a vibrant collaboration of librarians, teachers, book group leaders and readers
from across the state. The 2016 program runs from January through May with readers in Rhode
Island classrooms, libraries, bookstores and book groups invited to join discussions and
participate in local community events such as lectures, exhibits and dramatic interpretations
centered on this year’s selection

Saturday, January 30: See the slides from Steven Lubar’s Presentation at the January 30th RARI Kickoff held at the Tiverton Public Library! 

Saturday, April 23: Day Trip to New England Air Museum with Providence Public Library.

The Wright Brothers Press Release

The Wright Brothers Calendar of Events



2015 Norwegian By Night by Derek Miller

2014 Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

2013 The Beauty of Humanity Movement by Camilla Gibb

2012 Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks

2011 The Unforgiving Minute by Craig Mullaney

2010 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Schaffer and Annie Barrows

2009   Five Skies by Ron Carlson

2008   Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

2007   The Memory of Running by Ron McLarty

2006   Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson

2005   The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

2004   The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

2003   Wish You Well by David Baldaci

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