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This month's BCPL's Reading Challenge is inspired by this year's BC Reads theme of food. Here are some of our suggestions. Select any title to learn more or to request a copy. Be sure to follow the BCPL's Reading Challenge on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with #Bwellread to earn prizes at the end of each month!

 

 BCPL Reading Challenge 2017 In Partnership with WBALTV

Cover art for Animal, Vegetable, Miracle Cover art for The Arrangement Cover art for Best Food Writing 2016  Cover art for Chesapeake Oysters  Cover art for The City Baker's Guide to Country Living Cover art for Cook Korean! Cover art for Cooking for Jeffrey Cover art for Duck Season Cover art for Eight Flavors Cover art for Fast Food Nation Cover art for Fresh Off the Boat Cover art for Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe Cover art for Gulp Cover art for How to Hygge Cover art for The Hundred- Foot journey Cover art for An Irish Country Cookbook Cover art for The Joy Luck Club Cover art for Julie & Julia Cover art for King Solomon's Table Cover art for Kitchen Confidential Cover art for The Kitchen House Cover art for Kitchens of the Great Midwest Cover art for Kosher USA Cover art for Like Water for Chocolate Cover art for Maryland's Chesapeake Cover art for Mastering the Art of French Cooking Cover art for A Moveable Feast Cover art for My Life on a Plate Cover art for My Mother's Kitchen Cover art for The Omnivore's Dilemma Cover art for Palestine on a Plate Cover art for The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake Cover art for The President's Kitchen Cabinet Cover art for The Red Rooster Cookbook Cover art for Red Sparrow Cover art for Soul Food Love Cover art for Soul Food Odyssey Cover art for Sweetbitter Cover art for Tender at the Bone Cover art for Truffle Boy

 


 
 

This month's BCPL's Reading Challenge is inspired by this year's BC Reads theme of food. Here are some of our suggestions. Select any title to learn more or to request a copy. You can participate in BCPL's Reading Challenge with the help of a parent or guardian on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with #Bwellread to earn prizes at the end of each month!

 

 BCPL Reading Challenge 2017 In Partnership with WBALTV

Cover art for Andrew Zimmern's Field GuideCover art for Ball Park Eats Cover art for Bee-bim Bop! Cover art for Believarexic Cover art for Bittersweet Cover art for Bread and Jam for Frances Cover art for Can I Eat That? Cover art for The Candymakers Cover art for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Cover art for Crash Cover art for Dim Sum for Everyone Cover art for Dragons Love Tacos Cover art for Eat Your U.S. History Homework Cover art for The Edible Pyramid Cover art for Everyone Loves Bacon Cover art for Everyone Loves Cupcake Cover art for Farmer Boy Cover art for Food Wars Cover art for Gazpacho for Nacho Cover art for Green Eggs and Ham Cover art for Growing Vegetable Soup Cover art for Henry and Mudge and the Funny Lunch Cover art for How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food? Cover art for How to Eat Fried Worms Cover art for Hungry Cover art for I Really Like Slop! Cover art for I will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato Cover art for If You Give A Mouse a Cookie Cover art for In My Momma's Kitchen Cover art for Julia Child Cover art for Just Grace and the Trouble with Cupcakes Cover art for Lunch Lady Cover art for Lunch Will Never Be the Same Cover art for Food Chain Cover art for Max Celebrates Ramadan Cover art for National Geographic Kids Cook Book Cover art for Noodle Magic Cover art for Original Recipe Cover art for Pancakes, Pancakes!  Cover art for Peanut Cover art for Pie Cover art for Pizza, Love and other stuff that Made Me Famous Cover art for President of the Whole Fifth GradeCover art for Rainbow Stew Cover art for The Real Story of Stone Soup Cover art for Relish Cover art for Rotten Ralph Feels Rotten Cover art for Rutabaga The Adventure Chef Cover art for Rutabaga the Adventure Chef vol 2 Cover art for Sad Perfect Cover art for The Seven Silly Eaters Cover art for Shoo, Fly Guy! Cover art for Stef Soto, Taco Queen Cover art for The Story of Seeds Cover art for The Super Chef Contest  Cover art for Taste Test Cover art for The Thing About Leftovers  Cover art for A Tiny Piece of Sky Cover art for The Truth About Twinkie Pie Cover art for The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook Cover art for The Cupcake Club Cover art for What Happened to Goodbye   Cover art for Who Put the Cookies in the Cookie Jar? Cover art for Wintergirls Cover art for The Young Chef Cover art for Your Food is Fooling You Cover art for Tops and Bottoms Cover art for Yoko Cover art for Eating the Alphabet Cover art for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs


 
 

This month's BCPL's Reading Challenge is read a book recommended by a librarian. Here are some of our suggestions; select any title to learn more or to request a copy. You can participate in BCPL's Reading Challenge with the help of a parent or guardian on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with #Bwellread to earn prizes at the end of each month!

 

 BCPL Reading Challenge 2017 In Partnership with WBALTV

Cover art for And the Trees Crept In Cover art for As Brave As You Cover art for Asking for It Cover art for The Bad Beginning Cover art for The Best Man Cover art for Booked Cover art for Crooked Kingdom Cover art for Du Lz Tak? Cover art for A Family is a Family is a Family Cover art for The First Step Cover art for Freedom in Congo Square Cover art for Ghosts Cover art for Giant Squid Cover art for The Girl Who Drank the Moon Cover art for Grumpy Pants Cover art for The Hammer of Thor Cover art for Hare and the Tortoise Cover art for I Dissent Cover art for If I Was Your Girl Cover art for In Plain Sight Cover art for In the Shadow of Liberty Cover art for The Inquisitor's Tale Cover art for Labyrinth Lost Cover art for Leave Me Alone! Cover art for Maybe Something Beautiful Cover art for Oops, Pounce, Quick, Run! Cover art for The Passion of Dolssa Cover art for Pride Cover art for Rani Patel in Full Effect Cover art for Sachiko Cover art for Scythe Cover art for The Serpent King Cover art for The Sun is Also A Star Cover art for This Land is Out Land Cover art for Unbecoming Cover art for Uprooted Cover art for The Water Princess Cover art for We Will Not Be Silent Cover art for When We Collided Cover art for Wolf Hollow Cover art for Bringing the Outside In Cover art for A Poem for Peter Cover art for The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo Cover art for They All Saw A Cat

 


 
 

This month's BCPL's Reading Challenge is read a book recommended by a librarian. Here are some of our suggestions; select any title to learn more or to request a copy. Be sure to follow the BCPL's Reading Challenge on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with #Bwellread to earn prizes at the end of each month!

 

 BCPL Reading Challenge 2017 In Partnership with WBALTV

Cover art for Accidentally on Purpose Cover art for The Animators Cover art for The Book That Changed America  Cover art for Bop Apocalypse Cover art for Born a Crime Cover art for Breathless Cover art for The Clairvoyants Cover art for Copycat Cover art for Dark at the Crossing Cover art for The Fifth Petal Cover art for Hellboy in Hell Cover art for Homesick for Another World  Cover art for Lincoln in the Bardo Cover art for Little Deaths Cover art for Mastering Civility Cover art for Norse Mythology Cover art for On Turpentine Lane Cover art for Overcoming Distraction Cover art for PachinkoCover art for Pill CityCover art for A Plague on All Our Houses Cover art for Power Game Cover art for Power of Meaning Cover art for Selection Day Cover art for The Sympathizer Cover art for Tears We Cannot Stop Cover art for This is Not Over Cover art for The Upstarts Cover art for Victoria Cover art for Washington's Farewell

 


 
 

This month's BCPL's Reading Challenge is in honor of Black History Month. Here are some of our suggestions, select any title to learn more or to request a copy. You can participate in BCPL's Reading Challenge with the help of a parent or guardian on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with #Bwellread to earn prizes at the end of each month! 

 

BCPL Reading Challenge 2017 In Partnership with WBALTV

Cover art for 28 Days Cover art for All American Boys Cover art for Back of the Bus Cover art for Because They Marched Cover art for The Book Itch Cover art for Brick by Brick Cover art for Brown Girl Dreaming Cover art for Brown v. Board of Education Cover art for Bud, Not Buddy Cover art for Capital Days Cover art for Courage Has No Color Cover art for Discovering Wes Moore Cover art for The Dream Keeper and Other Poems Cover art for Freedom Summer Cover art for Freedom WalkersCover art for Getting Away With Murder Cover art for Gordon Parks Cover art for Hand in Hand Cover art for Heart and SoulCover art for Hidden Figures Cover art for How it Went Down Cover art for How to Build a Museum Cover art for In the Shadow of Liberty Cover art for Let's Clap, Jump. Sing & Shout Cover art for One Crazy Summer Cover art for Out of Darkness Cover art for PathfindersCover art for Steamboat School Cover art for Stella by Starlight Cover art for This is the Rope

 


 
 

BCPL Reading Challenge - January 2017

posted by: January 3, 2017 - 7:00am

Welcome to the start of  BCPL's Reading Challenge 2017! BCPL's Erica Palmisano previewed the list on WBALTV in December. Below are a list of memoirs for January's reading challenge. Select any title to learn more or to request a copy. Be sure to follow the BCPL's Reading Challenge on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with #Bwellread to earn prizes at the end of each month! 

 

BCPL Reading Challenge 2017 In Partnership with WBALTV

Cover art for A Life in Parts Cover art for The Cook Up Cover art for Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide Cover art for The Clancys of Queens Cover art for Love Warrior Cover art for When Nobody Was Watching Cover art for Walk Through Walls Cover art for The Princess Diarist Cover art for Truffle BoyCover art for Dimestore Cover art for When Breathe Becomes Air Cover art for The Beautiful Struggle Cover art for Reading Lolita in Tehran Cover art for Hillbilly Elegy Cover art for The Glass Castle Cover art for Running with Scissors Cover art for Angela's Ashes Cover art for The Liars Club Cover art for The Color of Water Cover art for Fun Home Cover art for Lab Girl Cover art for Talking as Fast as I Can Cover art for My Own Words Cover art for Born to Run Cover art for The Other Wes Moore Cover art for I am Malala Cover art for Kitchen Confidential Cover art for Night Cover art for Bossypants Cover art for Furious George

 


 
 

2017 Reading Challenge

posted by: December 23, 2016 - 4:14pm

2017 Reading ChallengeIn partnership with WBAL TV 11

Book lovers: Are you up for a challenge? Book clubs: Want topics for which books to discuss next? Baltimore County Public Library and WBAL-TV 11 have just the thing for you — the 2017 Baltimore County Public Library Reading Challenge.

 

The challenge, which is a yearlong list of topics from which readers choose a book to read each month, is designed as a fun way for our customers to explore a variety of genres and encourage a lifelong love of reading. It includes a variety of themes that range from important (February’s “Read a book honoring Black History Month”), nostalgic (June’s “Re-read a book from your childhood”), fun (July’s “Read a book you faked reading in high school"), provocative (September’s “Read a book that was banned at some point") and more.

 

Participants are encouraged to take a photograph of themselves holding the book (or just the book for those who are camera-shy) they’ve chosen for a particular month along with the hashtag #Bwellread on Instagram, Facebook and/or Twitter. Two photographs will be randomly chosen on the last business day of each month and winners will receive $25 Amazon gift cards.


 
 
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