The Twenty-Second National African American Read-In
Sponsored by the Black Caucus of NCTE and NCTE
In February 2011, you may hold an African American
Read-In event any day of the month
Tuesday, February 1-Monday, February 28, 2011
Schools, churches, libraries, bookstores, community and professional organizations, and interested citizens are urged to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month by hosting and coordinating Read-Ins in their communities. Hosting a Read-In can be as simple as bringing together friends to share a book, or as elaborate as arranging public readings and media presentations that feature professional African American writers.
To be counted as participants, simply:
- Select books authored by African Americans;
- Hold your event during the month of February; and
- Report your results by submitting the 2011 African American Read-In Report Card.
Download an African American Read-In PacketYou can print the PDF version of the African American Read-In packet by clicking the link below. It includes a News Release, Host Invitation, and information on how to submit the Report Card.
African American Read-In Packet
We have the following suggested reading lists available: