YSU English Festival

Cecelia Gatta, Staff Writer

Do you like reading? Well then the 2023 YSU English Festival might be perfect for you! The English Festival is hosted by YSU, and helps influence 7th and 8th grade students to read. The English Festival is a one-day event at YSU filled with exciting activities for the day! The English Festival includes many fun activities like visiting authors, writing and reading games, contests, and more! With all these fun activities involving reading, you will need to read the following books:


King and the Dragonflies – Kacen Callender


Staying Fat for Sarah Bryrnes – Chris Crutcher (also the guest speaker!)


The Parker Inheritance – Varian Johnson


*Endangered – Eliot Schrefer


Nimona – N. D. Stevenson


Clayton Byrd Goes Underground – Rita Williams-Garcia


One Crazy Summer – Rita Williams-Garcia


If you are interested in the English Festival, further information will be provided by Mrs. Ciminero (room 806), Ms. Ledsome (room 805), Mrs. Walters (room 709), and Mrs. Menelle (room 708).