The Great American Read

EX LIBRIS – The New York Public Library

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 10:00pm

This film goes behind the scenes of one of the greatest knowledge institutions in the world and reveals it as a place of welcome, cultural exchange and learning.

The Great American Read: Who Am I?

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 8:00pm

The Great American Read explores the ways that America's best-loved novels answer the age-old question, "Who am I?"

Summer Reading & PBS LearningMedia Collections

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 6:00am

Use PBS LearningMedia to kick-off your summer reading. Collections include all grade level sections. Connect to segments for the Great American Read!

Cover-Click To Learn About The Great American Read List

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 6:00am

What do you know about the books on the list? Click each book cover to learn something about each!  Connect here!

Join The Great American Read Book Club

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 6:00am

Join the Book Club

Get ready to read and discuss the novels, go to Facebook to join The Great American Read Book Club?

Vote For Your Favorite Novel in The Great American Read

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 8:14am


Vote for your favorite novel from nation’s 100 most-loved novels in The Great American Read. Read, Vote, Share

On-Demand: The Great American Read Episodes


Host Meredith Vieira takes you on a journey across the country to uncover the nation’s 100 most-loved novels, the people who love them and their authors. Watch on-demand if you missed the launch! 

Stream of The Great American Read

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 8:00pm

Host Meredith Vieira takes you on a journey across the country to uncover the nation’s 100 most-loved novels, the people who love them and their authors.

Discovering Beverly Cleary

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 5:30pm

Discovering Beverly Cleary explores Cleary’s childhood and early influences, and reveals her inspiration for the beloved characters she created.

Little Women: A Timeless Story

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 3:30am

MASTERPIECE executive producer Rebecca Eaton hosts a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming series.

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