LAKESHORE BIG READ
Nathaniel Philbrick's novel In the Heart of the Sea, tells the true story of Thomas Nickerson's journey on the whaleship Essex. On November 20, 1820, the Essex was attacked and sunk by one of the largest whales ever seen. To survive, the crew faced months adrift the unforgiving sea. The crew was subject to starvation, storms and disease. More information about the novel, author and historical context can be found here!
Our middle grade novel is In the Heart of the Sea (Young Readers Edition), written by Nathaniel Philbrick as a companion to In the Heart of the Sea. More information about the novel can be found here.
Our Little Read selection is Galápagos Girl written by Marsha Diane Arnold and illustrated by Angela Dominguez. More information about Galápagos Girl and Marsha Diane Arnold can be found here.
Mark your calendars!Our Big Read team has been hard at work planning our 2020 program events. Here are a few you won't want to miss:
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