WestportREADS | companion books

WestportREADS 2017 Companion Books
The topics, programs & discussions of WestportREADS include all members of the family. In that spirit, we have selected companion books for readers of all ages. These books may be borrowed from the Library . 

WestportREADS is an annual program dedicated to strengthening the community through the shared experience of a book. All of the books explore the nature of identity along with other topics.  


I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson (high school) is an award-winning book about first love, family, loss and betrayal that invites contemplation about the identity of artists. 

The middle school book, Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart (middle school), and George by Alex Gino (upper elementary) focus on how and why children label themselves. 

The picture book Reda picture book for the youngest readers by Michael Hall, is a light-hearted story about a crayon with an identity crisis.