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Good books broaden our horizons and inspire new conversations, no matter where we are! Join the Florida Museum of Natural History and Alachua County Library District for the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read, a series of events building community while lifting the voices of women in science!

Enjoy this FREE virtual book discussion, featuring library staff and special guest speakers, and join in the conversation via Zoom!

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We recognize that not everyone may want to speak up in discussion. This is 100% okay and we want to invite you to “come as you are” to these meetings! This means if you are more comfortable listening, or even if you feel you may be behind in the reading material, we want to still open the space for you to be involved.

Book: Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science by Jeannine Atkins
Novel celebrating the lives of three girls in three different time periods who grew up to become scientists.

Target ages: Grades 5 & Up


person smilingJeannine Atkins, author of Finding Wonders
person in fieldJeanette Pirlo, doctoral candidate at UF’s Department of Biology

NEA Big Read Series

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NEA Big Read

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.


Name: Catherine Carey, Florida Museum

Phone: 352-273-2064

Email: ccarey@flmnh.ufl.edu


Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

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