Centre County Reads
Part of the 2013 Centre County Reads programming. Join us at the State Theatre for a discussion with prize-winning author Sandra Cisneros.more info
Sandra Cisneros will talk about the genesis of Caramelo and then respond to questions from the audience about her work. Everyone welcome!
Monday, April 15 at the State Theatre.
Presented by Global Connections. The 2013 Centre County Reads selection, Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros, is bursting with the sights, sounds and smells of Mexico City. Celebrate Mexican culture with food, activities, crafts, music and more! Copies of Caramelo and The House on Mango Street will be available for check out. FUN FOR ALL AGES!more info
Part of the 2013 Centre County Reads programming.
Join us for a Papel Picado (Mexican paper cutting) Workshop! Paper artist Harriet Rosenberg will demonstrate this Mexican folk art which is used all over Mexico for holidays and celebrations. The event is open to all ages. Come learn something new!
Bellefonte Art Museum, 133 N. Allegheny Street
The Center for American Literary Studies Presents:more info
Caramelo in the Classroom: Approaches to Teaching Ethnic American Literatures
Three panelists, including Lorraine Lopez, an award winning Latina writer and professor of English at Vanderbilt University, will deliver opening remarks and then engage the audience in discussion.
60 Willard Building on Penn State's Campus
Join us for a reading by Lorraine Lopez later that evening.
Your kids can participate in Centre County Reads, 2013 community reads of Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros, too, with a story time and crafts! Activities will be themed around three selections: Family Pictures & In My Family by Carmon Lomas Garza and Hair by Sandra Cisneros. All of the selections will be read in English and Spanish. A Book Fair to benefit Centre County Reads will also be held the entire weekend.more info
Buy your copies of Caramelo and The House on Mango Street at Barnes & Noble and support Centre County Reads! Pick up a voucher and part of your sales from ANY purchases these days will be donated to CCR! You can print a voucher from this page or just use the code. Online sales will also count from March 8 - 12. Use the code number on the voucher.
Barnes and Noble- State College, 365 Benner Pike, State College, PA 16801, 814-867-9330
Join us for the Evening Book Discussion Group at Schlow Library as we discuss the best selling book Caramelo by, Sandra Cisneros
Caramelo and The House on Mango Street were both written by Sandra Cisneros. These books have been selected as the 2013 Centre County Reads Selections. See Sandra Cisneros speak at 7pm on April 15th at the State Theatre.
Join a member of the Schlow staff as they lead a discussion on the best selling novels by Sandra Cisneros, The House on Mango Street and Caramelo.
These books are the 2013 Centre County Reads Selections. You are encouraged to read one or both of these novels.
Schlow Library is also pleased to announce that Sandra Cisneros will speak on April 15th at 7pm at The State Theatre.
Click here to listen to an interview with Markus Zusak, Australian author of The Book Thief, the 2012 Centre County Reads reading selection, by WPSU's Patty Satalia! Then come and hear him LIVE via Skype Tuesday night at Mt. Nittany Middle School's Auditorium. Join us for a great evening with a fantastic author!
Read the winning entries! As part of the 2012 Centre County Reads community read of The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, the Center for American Literary Studies at Penn State sponsored a Grim Reaper Writing Contest. Because The Book Thief is narrated by Death, the contest asked for submissions to be written from the point of view of Death. Thank you to everyone who entered!
The winners are:
Grand Prize Winner: Kathleen Miller, "Forgetting" (short fiction)