|Welcome to READ LOCAL, your resource for finding books written and illustrated by people from North Texas. This is where you can find everything you need to bring local books to your classroom and library. Our goal is to team with North Texas book lovers to strengthen our reading community.
> Bring a local author or illustrator to your classroom;
> Find books by North Texas writers and illustrators;
> Inspire a love of reading in children throughout our communities;
> Support creativity in our region and help young people tap their own creative potential.
All the authors and illustrators on this website live in North Texas, an area that includes Abilene, Fort Worth, Dallas and hundreds of communities in between. They write and illustrate great books for children and teens. They LOVE working with teachers, librarians, and readers of all ages.
MEET YOUR LOCAL AUTHORS AND ILLUSTRATORS >
FIND A SPEAKER FOR YOUR LIBRARY OR CLASSROOM >
Questions? We’d love to help. Send an email to our Read Local coordinator.