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ALL ALEXANDRIA READS 2019

 

The Alexandria Library invites its community to read It’s All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the Family Tree by A.J. Jacobs

On WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 at 7:00pm, the Alexandria Library welcomes A.J. Jacobs!  The author of It’s All Relative will join the community at Beatley Central via a live video chat to talk about his book.

ABOUT ALL ALEXANDRIA READS
Facilitated by the Alexandria Library, this program is designed to create shared experiences through reading. Everyone is invited to read the featured title and selected books for younger readers. Join the events and discussions that relate to the themes of It’s All Relative.

ABOUT It’s All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the Family Tree
Whimsical but also full of solid journalism and eye-opening revelations about the history of humanity, the book is a real treat.”--Booklist

“Jacobs muses on the nature of family and the interconnectedness of humanity in this entertaining introduction to the world of genealogy.”—Publishers Weekly

ALL ALEXANDRIA READS EVENTS
Wed, Jun 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us for fun-filled music, rhymes and movement to increase your baby's visual literacy and language! Ages 0-18 months with adult.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us for fun-filled music, rhymes and movement to increase your baby's visual literacy and language! Ages 0-18 months with adult.

BOOKS FOR ALL AGES

PICTURE BOOKS

One Family

My family tree and me

 

CHAPTER BOOK

Harbor me

 

YOUNG ADULT

Denied, detained, deported

PREVIOUS ALL ALEXANDRIA READS SELECTIONS

 

2019

It's All Relative
A. J. Jacobs

2018

Sergeant Stubby
Ann Bausum

2017

Priceless
Robert Wittman

2016

The Astronaut Wives Club
Lily Koppel

2015

Big Stone Gap
Adriana Trigiani

 

2014

When Washington
Was in Vogue
Edward Williams

2013

Listening iS an Act of Love 
StoryCorps Project

2012

Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
William Kamkwamba

2011

The Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafón

2010

The Geography of Bliss
Eric Weiner

 

2009

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara Kingsolver

2008
Marley and Me
John Grogan

ALL ALEXANDRIA READS SPONSORS

All Alexandria Reads is made possible through a generous grant from the JAMES M. DUNCAN, JR. LIBRARY FOUNATION, INC.

Additional sponsors and partners include the Friends of the Alexandria Library groups, Alexandria City Public Schools, and the following local businesses and organizations:

 

                                  Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society       

 

 

 

American Anthropological Association  Alexandria Black History Museum                       

 

 

 

        Cruise Planners  

 

 

    Mobile Art Lab       Muttigrees      Mount Vernon Genealogical Society Inc.   

 

 

 

          Northern Virginia Geocaching Organizations            PBS POV