Tweens Read Book Festival 2013
October 21, 2013By Hilario Duarte of South Houston High School
Last Friday October 19th was the 3rd ever Tweens Read festival which took place here at South Houston High School. More than 1,100 students, parents, librarians and teachers participated this year. There were several keynote speakers and 23 authors who contributed with this event all to try and enlighten and give students a positive perspective on reading. Tweens Read’s mission is to educate, supplement, inform, and entertain local students and other participants in the Houston area.
A big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in this year’s festival especially to D.J. Machale, Shannon Hale the keynote speakers and the 23 authors who took the time to try and make a positive influence in our society.
List of Authors:
John Bemelmans Marciano
Catherine Gilbert Murdock
Holly Goldberg Sloan