Congratulations to all of the supporters of To Kill a Mockingbird! Thanks to all of your votes, the Alachua County Great American Read can say that our top pick matches the top pick in the rest of the country.
Are you excited that To Kill a Mockingbird won? Disappointed that Harry Potter or one of the other titles didn't win? Well come and share your thoughts on To Kill a Mockingbird on December 1 at 2:00 pm in our Headquarters Branch Meeting Room A. Share your thoughts on why so many people love this enduring classic tale.
Still haven't read any of the nominated titles? Don't remember the nominated titles? We've got you covered, check out the below list and start reading. What better way to spend your November than reading great books borrowed from your favorite library.
The Sweet Sixteen Books
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Chronicles of Narnia (series) by C.S. Lewis
Harry Potter (series) by J.K. Rowling
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
1984 by George Orwell
The Lord of the Rings (series) by J.R.R. Tolkein
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Charlotte's Web by E. B. White
The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Ann of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
Visit the catalog to request any of these titles today.
Funding for this program was provided through a grant from the Florida Humanities Council with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the Florida Humanities Council or the National Endowment for the Humanities.