Lacey Loves to Read!

  • Lacey Loves to Read Logo Lacey Loves to Read is a community reading initiative designed to generate the discussion and celebration of a notable author. It includes a bookmark creation contest held district-wide with prizes, short story writing events and more. Each year, a notable children's author visits to share insights with participants on writing and reading. 
    North Thurston Public Schools, Lacey Timberland Regional Library, City of Lacey and Lacey South Sound Chamber are proud to bring you this free, award-winning community literacy program.

Live Virtual Event!

  • February 18, 2021 at 1:30-2:15pm
    via Zoom (link will be posted February 18)

2021 Virtual Featured Author: Jason Reynolds

  • Jason Reynolds Jason Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling author. He published several poetry collections before publishing his first novel, When I Was the Greatest, which won the Corretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent. He has since written numerous award-winning novels, including All American Boys, the Track series, Patina, Sunny, For Everyone, Miles Morales-Spiderman, and As Brave As You, which won the Kirkus Prize, an NAACP Image Award, and the Schneider Family Book Award. He is also the author of Long Way Down, a novel in verse which was named a Newberry Honor book, a Printz Honor Book, and best young adult work by the Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar Awards.

    Do you have a question for Jason Reynolds? Email your name, age, and question to by February 5th, 2021. Your question might be answered at our live virtual event!

Books by Jason Reynolds

    Book Cover for the Jason Reynolds book 'As Brave as You'  Book Cover for the Jason Reynolds book 'All American Boys'  Book Cover for the Jason Reynolds book 'Long Way Down'  Book Cover for the Jason Reynolds book 'Look Both Ways'  Book Cover for the Jason Reynolds book 'Stamped'  Book Cover for the Jason Reynolds book 'Track Series'

    • As Brave as You
    • All American Boys
    • Long Way Down
    • Look Both Ways
    • Stamped
    • Track Series
    • And many more!