Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Reads is a community initiative to promote reading and civic dialogue through the shared experience of reading and discussing a common book.
In 2009, the program will encourage readers of all ages to explore the theme The Universe: Yours to Discover.
An eleven-member selection team, composed of community members, educators, students and librarians from the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area chose the book:
Timothy Ferris, Seeing In The Dark: How Amateur Astronomers Are Discovering The Wonders Of The Universe. New York: Simon & Schuster, c2002.
Click here for copies available at the Ann Arbor District Library.
Click here for copies available at the Ypsilanti District Library.
Click here for information about all three finalists.