Kids Reading Across Rhode Island, Rhode Island’s One Book, One State community read program for kids, is kicking off its 12th year! This program, offered by the Rhode Island Center for the Book in partnership with Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services, encourages students across the state in grades 4 through 6 to read the same book, and engage in community discussions and programs. The 2021 selection is Becoming Muhammad Ali by authors James Patterson and Kwame Alexander.
2021 Virtual Author Event
Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 1pm
Kick off Kids Reading Across RI 2021 with a live, virtual discussion with Becoming Muhammad Ali authors James Patterson and Kwame Alexander. Schools, public libraries, learning pods, homeschoolers, and children’s literature lovers are invited to celebrate this year’s selection and the dynamic authors who have brought Muhammad Ali’s story to a new generation. Please pre-register to receive the event link two days before the event. Contact Danielle Margarida or Kate Lentz for more information.
Request 2021 Book Sets
Sets of the 2021 KRARI selection Becoming Muhammad Ali are available to schools and public libraries planning to lead a KRARI book discussion this spring and summer. Please use the appropriate form below to request a book set. Requests must be made using the form by March 31, 2021. Book sets will be delivered mid-April.