SUMMER 2011 GREAT LAKES GREAT READS ANNOUNCED
May 3, 2011,Grand Haven, Michigan May 3rd, 2011. Deborah Leonard, Executive Director of the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association announced the titles chosen for the Summer 2011 Great Lakes Great Reads Awards. They are:
- Fiction: Doc: A Novel by Mary Doria Russell, Random House
- Nonfiction: A Wilder Life by Wendy McClure, Penguin Group
- Young Adult: Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
- Children's: Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site By Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld, Chronicle Books
The Great Lakes Great Reads program celebrates books with settings in the Great Lakes region or by authors that live in the region. Leonard said "We are proud to add these titles to our list of 'Great Reads'. This exceptional group of authors and illustrators represent the best of the best in the Great Lakes."