Goals of the Tweens Read Book Festival
The goal of the Tweens Read Book Festival is to celebrate and promote reading by connecting tweens with authors. The target audience for the event is students in grades 5-8. The Festival organizers seek to:
ØConnect tween readers to local and national authors and illustrators.
ØEncourage interaction between aspiring tween writers and established authors.
ØEducate, enrich, inform, and entertain local tweens and other participants.
ØCelebrate the educational and recreational benefits of tween reading and writing.
ØIgnite a passion for reading and writing in the tween community.