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You can vote once a day for your choice. Then tune in for the Grand Finale in October, 2018.

Voting Methods
There are four ways to vote: online, on Twitter or Facebook, by SMS, and, beginning September 11th, by phone. To vote online, click the vote link for your book of choice. To vote on Twitter or Facebook, tweet or post the hashtag. To vote by SMS, text the same hashtag to 97979 (available now for US, September 11 for Canada).

The Great American Read: Amy E. Reichert

Local Milwaukee author Amy E. Reichert talks about her favorite book, Where Did You Go Bernadette?

Go on a Blind Date…with a book! That’s right. Join Milwaukee PBS at the Milwaukee Public Market And get a free, gently used book compliments of Literacy Services of Wisconsin donors. You can choose from a selection of mysteriously wrapped books with vague descriptions on them. So, every book is a surprise! It’s our Blind Date with A Book, part of the Great American Read on Milwaukee PBS.

Don't miss these upcoming events:

Blind Date with a Book
Milwaukee Public Market
2nd Floor, 400 North Water Street

Friday, September 7, 2018
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Wednesday, September 12, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Friday, September 21, 2018
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


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The Great American Read: Rinda McClendon

Rinda McClendon talks about Where the Red Fern Grows, one of the 100 books in the Great American Read.

Our Partners:
Funding Provided By:
Funding for The Great American Read is provided by The Anne Ray Foundation and PBS. In addition, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has provided grants, in partnership with PBS, to public media stations across the country to create local content and host screenings and forums to encourage summer reading and participation in the initiative.