The Year of Cross Creek: The Secret River

Join us at the Alachua Branch library for a visit from Valerie Rivers who will be reading ‘The Secret River’ and discussing the life of the author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

Date: Tuesday, August 1

Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Alachua Branch Meeting Room

Valerie Rivers, Park Manager at the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park, will read The Secret River, an absorbing story about an adventurous young girl trying to help her community during the difficult times.

She will talk about this children’s fantasy book by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and about the life of this Pulitzer Prize winning author.

Join us for this extra special author event this Summer at the Library.


Want to learn more about Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings? Check out these other books.

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and the Florida Crackers by Sandra Wallus Sammons

Natural writer : a story about Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings by Judy Cook

The yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

The secret river by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Selected letters of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

The uncollected writings of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings : sojourner at Cross Creek by Elizabeth Silverthorne

Cross Creek by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings