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The Pirate Read Book Recommendation
Members of the ECU community are invited to submit recommendations for next year's Pirate Read program. Books should meet the following criteria:
A book that 18-year-old students will read without direction and guidance.
A book that will give rise to good discussions in a variety of curricular and co-curricular contexts.
A well-written book with important themes and issues that challenge and broaden students' perceptions about the world and their relationship to it.
A book with approximately 300 pages.
A book whose author is an engaging speaker and who is available to come to Greenville (the committee will determine speaker availability).
Person submitting recommendation::
Title of Book:
Book Synopsis - Please provide a short description of the book.:
Significance of book choice - Please state the reason(s) this book would be a strong candidate for the Pirate Read program.:
Does this book meet all of the criteria?:
In what classes could your department incorporate this book?:
In what ways can your department participate in programming based on this book?:
Are you a member of any community organizations that might incorporate this book? If so, what organizations and how?:
Are you willing to lead a small group discussion based on this book outside of your courses?:
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