Cavs Read Book Club

Meetings are the third Tuesday in the club rotation schedule.  Sign up in the Media Center.

Battle of the Books Author Celebrations

Night One- Monday, March 18, 6:30pm: Hena Khan & Natalie Dias Lorenzi

Night Two- Friday, March 22, 6:30pm: Ru Xu & Cammie McGovern

Carroll Community College, Scott Center Theater

FREE, no registration required

Hena Khan is the author of several books, including Amina's Voice, which brings to life the joys and challenges of a young Pakistani-American girl. Natalie Dias Lorenzi is the author of A Long Pitch Home, a sensitive and endearing contemporary novel about family, friends, and assimilation. Ru Xu is the author of NewsPrints and the just-released sequel EndGames, about Blue, an orphan who disguises herself as a newsboy during wartime. Cammie McGovern is the author of Chester and Gus as well as one of the founders of Whole Children, a resource center that runs after-school classes and programs for children with special needs. 

An author talk will be followed by an interview by Ted Zaleski and an audience Q&A. A book signing will follow the talk. Bring your copies or purchase books that night from A Likely Story Bookstore. This author series is sponsored by the Friends of Carroll County Public Library and is funded in part through a Choose Civility Grant. For full details about the Battle of the Books, visit

For great book suggestions click on the following links:

Carroll County Public Library Teen Reads

Maryland Black Eyed Susan Book Award - State award for the best books for High School Students.

YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults

YALSA Quick Picks for Young Adults

Classics for College Bound Students

Guys Read