The Eagle's Nest

Media Newsletter May 3-7, 2021

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Stacey Abrams in conversation with Joshilyn Jackson

Join us for the 2021 Joshilyn Jackson Summer Reading Series presented by the Georgia Center for the Book and the AJC Decatur Book Festival. This year, Joshilyn and her co-captain, Atlanta author and journalist Nicki Salcedo, have curated a selection of some of the year's best reads, including a special event with Joshilyn Jackson in conversation with Stacey Abrams, for her new novel "While Justice Sleeps," on May 18, 2021, at 7 p.m. EDT.
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The Georgia Peach Book Award works to promote reading and literacy skills in teens. Each year, a committee of school and public librarians reads widely to choose a list of twenty nominated titles. Then young adults choose books from among that list to read and rate. The books that earn the highest number of readers and ratings become the Peach Book and Honor Books.
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Drew Charter Reading Celebration

Wednesday, May 26th, 2-5pm

300 Eva Davis Way Southeast

Atlanta, GA

Top Readers, Drew Eagle Book Club and Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Team will receive a special treat at the End of the Year Drive Thru

April 2021 New YA Book Releases

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, NAMI joins the national movement to raise awareness about mental health. Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families.

Drew Eagle's Book Club

Wednesday, May 19th, 3pm

This is an online event.

The Book of the Month The Canyon's Edge
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Beanstack Level Up Summer Reading Challenge...


Mark Cuban is generously supplying cash prizes & Thorndike Press will donate prize packs that allow libraries to build their large print collections.

Grand Prize

$5,000 and $1,000 of large print books and a virtual author live chat with your school

Second Place

$2,500 and $500 of large print books

4 Runner Ups

$2,500 and $250 of large print books

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Learning Commons.... Back in Business of Literacy Service