Interest: Ypsi Family Read
Maizy Chen’s Last Chance Read Alikes for Younger Readers
Find some books for younger readers to participate in the 2023 Family Read, Maizy Chen’s Last Chance by Lisa Yee.
2023 Family Read brings virtual visit from national award-winning author
Published: March 6, 2023
Lisa Yee, who has won multiple national awards for her writing, will pay a virtual visit in April to Ypsilanti as part of the 2023 Ypsilanti District Library Family Read activities.
Maizy Chen’s Last Chance
Join us for a chapter by chapter read aloud of Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds.
2022 Family Read Kicks Off
Published: March 7, 2022
This year’s Family Read is American as Paneer Pie. Read, come to programs, meet the author!
American as Paneer Pie Readalikes for Younger Readers
Archie celebrates Diwali Find in catalog Bindu’s bindis Find in catalog Bracelets for Bina’s brothers Find in catalog Home is in between Find in catalog Sugar in milk Find in catalog The Arabic quilt : an immigrant story Find in catalog The belonging tree Find in catalog The color collector Find in catalog The many colors of Harpreet Singh Find in catalog The Shape of Home Kheiriyeh, Rashin “It’s Rashin’s first day of school in America! Everything is a different shape than what she’s used to: from the foods on her breakfast plate to the letters in the books! And …
Help Pick the Next Family Read Book
Published: August 7, 2021
What’s your pick out of these five books for the 2022 Family Read?
The 2020 Fall Family Read Virtual Experience!
Published: November 1, 2020
We’ve got this year’s Family Read page packed with activities and thought exercises.
Look Both Ways Read Alikes for Younger Readers
Find some books for younger readers to participate in the Family Read!
Chapter 2: The Low Cuts Strike Again
Published: October 30, 2020
Hear Chapter 2 of Look Both Ways!
Look Both Ways
Published: September 5, 2020
The Ypsi Family Read brings our entire community together around one book. This season’s pick is Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds.
Help Pick the Fall 2020 Family Read Book
Published: July 21, 2020
Each season we choose an Ypsi Family Read book we hope everyone will read. This year we don’t yet know if it will be safe to have an in-person celebration, but if not, be sure we’ll provide plenty of fun, hands-on activity ideas you can engage in as a family from home to prompt conversations. And watch for more Zoom Family Town Halls like the one we’re having August 1 and maybe a virtual author visit depending on the book you help choose!Based on current events, social justice, and our desire to share the latest fiction from a diverse group …
The First Rule of Punk: Be Yourself!
Published: January 20, 2020
We had lots of library activities planned to hep bring the book alive. But in our effort to help stop the spread of Covid-19, the library had to close. Instead, log into the Spring Challenge to earn two special badges. To earn the Family Read badge, visit the author’s website and explore some of her suggested activities on page 6 of this resource guide. She has a playlist where you can listen to songs from the book. And you can make your own zines using Linette Lao’s YpsiWrites Zine Making Guide. Upload a photo of it in the YpsiWrites Spring …
The First Rule of Punk Read Alikes for Younger Readers
Our Spring 2020 Family Read is The First Rule of Punk by Celiz C. Perez. It is perfect for grades 3-8. We want everyone to be part of the conversation. Checkout these related books to share with younger readers! A is for Activist Nagara, Innosanto Find in catalog Baby Play/Jugando Con Bebe Silver, Skye, 1988- author. Find in catalog Be Who You Are Parr, Todd author. Find in catalog Counting on Community Nagara, Innosanto author, illustrator. Find in catalog Counting with Frida/Contado con Frida Rodríguez, Patty author. Find in catalog Dia de los Muertos Thong, Roseanne author. Find in catalog …
Chapter 6: Five Things Easier to do than Simeon’s and Kenzi’s Secret Handshake
Published: December 28, 2019
Hear Chapter 6 of Look Both Ways!
Chapter 4: How to Look (Both) Both Ways
Published: December 25, 2019
Hear Chapter 4 of Look Both Ways!
Chapter 9: How a Boy Can Become a Grease Fire
Published: October 17, 2019
Hear Chapter 9 of Look Both Ways!