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Reported by on 11/30/17

The 2017 Naperville READS community-wide reading initiative will feature 6 Middle Grade authors. This year's theme is Whodunit? Read to Find Out! Author presentations and other activities tied to the city-wide reading program will explore mysteries, both fiction and non-fiction.

Six authors will make up two different panels that will visit area middle grade readers. In addition to the evening community programs on Wednesday, December 6, children in middle schools will meet a panel of authors as they visit schools in both Naperville School District 203 and Indian Prairie School District 204.

Naperville READS 2017 has an exceptional panel of authors who will be visiting Still on Tuesday, December 5:
• Chris Grabenstein, author of Mr. Lemoncello's Library series (Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Race, Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics, and Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library)
• Wendelin Van Draanen, author of The Sammy Keyes Series
• Beth McMullen, author of Mrs. Smith's Spy School for Girls
A public event for the entire community featuring all six of the 2017 Naperville READS authors and will be held on Wednesday, December 6 at 7:00 p.m. at Wentz Concert Hall on the campus of North Central College in Naperville. This free event is open to the public.

Naperville READS 2017 is a partnership between Jumping Off the Page, Anderson’s Bookshop, Naperville Community Unit School District 203 and Indian Prairie School District 204, in addition to our featured publishers: Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster. The annual Naperville READS project is partially supported by a grant from the City of Naperville.

More information is available at

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