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READ @ Lehman Library: Student Athletes

READ @ Lehman Library

The Ezra Lehman Library READ poster exhibit is based on a series begun by the American Library Association (ALA) in 1985 to promote reading. Some of the world's best known celebrities have supported the simple but powerful message: READ!

Here at Shippensburg University we have been producing READ posters featuring our very own celebrities. By posing with a book that holds special significance to them, our campus celebrities demonstrate their commitment to reading and their appreciation of libraries.

Our collection of READ posters will be showcased in rotating exhibits in Lehman Library. Our first READ poster exhibit was held during National Library Week in April 2008

Student Athletes

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Kristen Brooks
Marketing/International Management Major, Spanish Minor
Class of 2011

The Holy Bible: New International Version, Containing the Old Testament and the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Bible Publishers, 1978

Neely Spence
Human Communications Major/Coaching Minor
Class of 2012

Gruen, Sara. Water for Elephants: A Novel. Chapel Hill, N.C: Algonquin Books, 2006.

Under a striped canopy lies a world unlike any other.  Jacob Jankowski, through a series of (un) fortunate happenings during the great depression, literally leaps onto the life of the circus where sensual romance, animal stampedes, and an elephant names Rosie will keep you turning the pages as you become part of the Benzini Brother's Most Spectacular Show on Earth.  I highly recommend this book if you are looking for a compelling story with rich character development and an intriguing plot.  With the release of the movie right around the corner, there is no better time than the present to pick up a copy of Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants.

Erin Varley
Chemistry and Exercise Science Major/Biology and Coaching Minor
Class of 2012

Lee, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird. New York, NY: Harper, 2010.

This was one of my favorite books that I was introduced to in High School and it has been one of my favorites ever since. I think it tells a compelling story about morals and the courage of the people involved and I was unable to put the book down until I was finished. I feel that it is a classic that can still be related to in many ways today.