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Westerly High School Library: The Great American Read

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The Great American Read

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THE GREAT AMERICAN READ was an eight-part series that explored and celebrated the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey)*.  It investigated how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by these stories, and what these 100 different books have to say about our diverse nation and our shared human experience.  

The Visual List

Read the 100 List 

Book Covers

The Checklist

Read the 100 List