Monday, March 29, 2010

2010 Alabama Bound Panel

Author Faye Gibbons talks about "How I Read Mark Twain to My Younger Siblings and Thereby Changed Our Lives."

Chandra Sparks-Taylor, author of The Promise discusses "The Importance of Friendships in Tom Sawyer."

Dr Alan Gribben, a Twain Scholar, discusses "Why Tom Sawyer Has Been Overlooked Recently and Why That Neglect Is a Mistake."

Ted Dunagan, author of A Yellow Watermelon, talks about "How I Discovered Tom Sawyer and How It Affected and Inspired Me."

For more see the Panel Questions and Answer session.

Alabama Bound 2010 focused on The Big Read: Alabama Reads. an initiative inspired by the national reading campaign, The Big Read. Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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