YSU English Festival

2020 Youngstown State University English Festival

10 - 12th grades: April 22, 2020            
                               
7 - 9th grades: April 23 - 24, 2020

Thomas and Carol Gay Guest Lecturers - Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace

James A. Houck Guest Lecturer - Rita Williams-Garcia
 

2020 YSU English Festival Booklist

7th – 9th

10th – 12th

Babe Conquers the World: The Legendary Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
by Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace

Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery**

by Sandra Neil Wallace

Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery**
by Sandra Neil Wallace

Bound By Ice. A True North Pole Survival Story*

by Sandra Neil Wallace

Bound By Ice. A True North Pole Survival Story*
by Sandra Neil Wallace

Wrestling Sturbridge
by Rich Wallace

Gone Crazy in Alabama
by Rita Williams-Garcia

Jumped
by Rita Williams-Garcia

One Crazy Summer
by Rita Williams-Garcia

Shadow and Bone
by Leigh Bardugo

The Graveyard Book
by Neil Gaiman

Hey, Kiddo*

by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Hey, Kiddo*
by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Dreamland Burning
by Jennifer Latham

Flying Lessons and Other Stories
by Ellen Oh

Long Way Down
by Jason Reynolds

*Indicates a title common to both levels

**Bonus Book-Not required reading for Festival attendance.
May not be substituted for one of seven required reading books.
May be used for Candace Gay Memorial Essay Contest, Jeremy Salvner Music Contest, Festival Art Contest and/or Graphic Essay Contest.