Duncanville Reads

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To build a culture of reading in our community and to inspire readers throughout Texas.

When:                                                                              Where:
May 17, 2023                                                               Throughout Duncanville ISD campuses 


  • Atmos Energy
  • 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

2023 Authors

Chris Barton, Award-winning, bestselling

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 The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez

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. Dobss Author

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

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


Author Keka Novales

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.

Children's-book author Nancy Churnin

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

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 a #1 New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling author

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, Author

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.


Nicholas Solis Author

Nicholas Solis is the author/illustrator of three picture books. He is also an award winning elementary teacher.  His latest book is The Color Collector.