To build a culture of reading in our community and to inspire readers throughout Texas.
May 17, 2023 Throughout Duncanville ISD campuses
DISD Curriculum & Instruction
DISD Library Services
Duncanville Education Foundation
Duncanville Lions Club
Duncanville Rotary Club
Mr. Dalton Lott, Community Member
Dr. Mike Miner, Community Member
Chris Barton is an award-winning, bestselling, author of over twenty books for young readers of all ages. His latest book is Moving Forward: From Space-Age Rides to Civil Rights Sit-Ins with Airman Alton Yates.
Adrianna Cuevas is the author of three books for middle grade readers. She is a first-generation Cuban-American originally from Miami, Florida. Her latest book is The Ghosts of Rancho Espato.
Alda P. Dobbs is the author of two historical novels. The Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna received a Pura Belpre Honor and is a Texas Bluebonnet Master List selection. Her latest book is The Other Side of the River.
Tiffany D. Jackson is the NYT bestselling, award winning author of ten books including one picture book and two she co-authored with five of her friends. Her latest book is The Weight of Blood.
Keva Novales is the author of six books in the children's series, ¡Hola, Lola! She is originally from Guatemala, but currently lives in Denton. Her latest book is ¡Hola, Lola! and the Dance of the Feathers.
NANCY CHURNIN is the sward-winning children’s book author of over twenty books. She writes about people who have made the world a better place and hopes to inspire her readers to do the same. Her latest book is Dear Mr. Dickens.
Matt de la Peña is the New York Times bestselling, Newbery Medal-winning author of seven young adult novels and six picture books. His latest book is Patchwork.
Kami Garcia is the New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling author and comic book writer of twelve books. Her books have been published in 51 countries and 38 languages. She has sold more than 10 million copies worldwide. Her latest book is Teen Titans: Robin.
Jorge Lacera is the illustrator of three books. He grew up in Miami and would draw on anything his parents would let him. His latest book is PRUETT AND SOO, written by Nancy Viau.