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Common Read

Common Read Selection

The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
   by Wes Moore

Faculty/Adjunct Faculty:
  • Need to read the book, we have 10 copies available in the library for checkout.
  • Want to know more about the author, visit the following websites:
  • Already read the book and know you want to use it with one or more of your classes this coming year? Please contact Steve Normansell by email at or by phone at ext. 3340. Be sure to let the bookstore know too! (PS - ALL GUID 109 classes will be participating in the Common Read. If you teach GUID 109, please contact Kathy Overstreet at

  • Staff:
  • Want to be part of this year's Common Read? Let's start a reading group!
  • If interested, please contact Steve Normansell at or at ext. 3340.

  • Book Topics:
  • Absent Fathers
  • Choices/Decision Making
  • Crime
  • Discipline
  • Drug & Alcohol Abuse
  • Family, Community, and Mentor Support
  • Goals
  • Identity
  • Persistence
  • Personal Values
  • Poverty
  • Prison
  • Race
  • Single Mothers

  • Events/Activities:
  • Clothing Drives
  • Food Drives
  • Toy Drives
  • Writing/Art/Photography Contest
  • Poverty Awareness Workshop
  • Volunteerism/Servant Leadership

  • ALL
    If you are interested in being part of the Common Read (use in class, serve on an event/activity team, participate in a faculty/staff community read), please contact Steve at 545-3340 or via email at
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