to Bridge the Region is a
reading initiative encompassing seven Northwest Indiana
counties: Jasper, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski and
Adult Selection: Ashfall by
Ashfall text © 2010 by
Mike Mullin; cover photo by Ana Correal; cover design by Amy Alick Perich.
Published by Tanglewood Press. Used with permission.
I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005
Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 by
Lauren Tarshis; illustrated by Scott Dawson; designed by Tim Hall. Text © 2011
by Lauren Tarshis; illustrations © 2011 by Scholastic. Published 2011 by
Scholastic Inc. Used with permission.
Owen & Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship
Isabella Hatkkoff, Craig Hatkoff, Paula Kahumbu and Peter Greste
& Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship by Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and Dr.
Paula Kahumbu. Text ©2006 by Turtle Pond Publications LLC and Lafarge Eco Systems Ltd. Photographs ©
2006, 2005 by Peter Greste. Book design by Elizabeth B. Parisi. Published 2006
by Scholastic , Inc. Used with permission.
If you have an event and your town is not circled, let us
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Friday October 4, 2013: Time Out for Reading - Put Your Nose in a Book!
Schools and Libraries watch out for our Lit-Kits this fall!
Books to Bridge the Region again joined with the Northwest Indiana
Coalition and its partners to deliver almost 450 "Lit Kits" to all
public and private, and all public libraries, in Lake, Porter, LaPorte,
Newton, Pulaski and Starke counties. Each kit contains one or more of
featured books, depending on the ages served by that organization.
TO BRIDGE THE REGION encourages area residents to read
and discuss selected books on a theme starting in September.
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- Attend our scheduled
events. Just click the Calendar of Events tab for
a list of programs and activities in five counties.
your own events or programs based on the books or the theme.
Feel free to use any of the free downloadable resources
on this website.
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are greatly appreciated and will be used to purchase books,
plan programs and coordinate region-wide efforts. The fiscal agent is
Purdue University Calumet. Contact Books
to Bridge the Region at 219-931-5100, Ext. 310.
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