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Reading guides are now available for selections from the winners and finalists of the 2018 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award. You can download the PDFs of the reading guides to use with a book club or to enhance your personal reading.

Fire in the Water, James Alexander Thom


The War That Saved My Life, Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

A special thank you to Butler University College of Education students Maddie Paraskos, Sam Keenan and Madeline Gray, under the guidance of Dr. Catherine Pangan, for creating this wonderful reading guide - perfect for parents, teachers and librarians. Download the PDF by clicking the image below and enjoy engaging with and exploring Kimberly Brubaker Bradley's work with the middle grade readers in your life.


Jewish Stories of Love and Marriage, Sandy Eisenberg Sasso


Tornado Weather, Deborah E. Kennedy


All These Beautiful Strangers, Elizabeth Klehfoth


Call Me Zebra, Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi


To explore more great Indiana writing, check out our reader’s guides for the 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award winners and finalists: