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School-Break Specials from Saratoga Reads Stack of lego bricks

Local schools will be on break Feb. 18-22, but there’s still plenty for kids to do to keep their brains active and creative juices flowing. Saratoga Reads will play its part by offering a Lego contest at a local elementary school and an art program for kids at Skidmore College’s Tang Museum.

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Saratoga Reads Announces Selected Books for Young Readers Stolen Into Slavery

Titles complement this year’s book of choice

Saratoga Reads has announced its choice of a junior discussion book and a list of eight other titles for young readers, selected to complement the program’s designated book for this year — Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup — a harrowing account from the pre-Civil War era of the author’s abduction into slavery and long struggle to regain freedom.

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Saratoga Reads Announces This Year's Top Book

Book of choice draws on local history for a story of injustice and perseverance

Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup, a compelling account from the pre–Civil War era of the author’s harrowing descent into slavery and eventual rescue, has been selected by public vote as this year’s book of choice for Saratoga Reads, the community reading program now marking its ninth year.

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Saratoga Reads Announces Top Five Books for Public Vote

Special event on Oct. 16 will give an inside look at top contenders

Saratoga Reads has announced that out of some 87 titles nominated by the public for this year’s book of choice, five have been selected as finalists.

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Deadline for Saratoga Reads Book Nominations is August 24

Public vote to determine winner

The clock is ticking for those who want to suggest a book for the next round of Saratoga Reads. As the community-wide reading program gears up for its ninth year, organizers are seeking nominations from the community for the next book of choice.

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