The Big Read Blog (Archive)

Ultima

Washington, DC Rudolfo Anaya was the guest of the honor at one of the inaugural Big Reads of Bless Me, Ultima in 2007. Photo courtesy of Bernalillo County, New Mexico. In Bless Me, Ultima , Rudolfo Anaya wrote, "There are so many dreams to be fulfilled, but Ultima says a man's destiny must unfold...
Washington, DC Local students worked on a Bless Me, Ultima -themed mural during Pasquotank-Camden Library's Big Read. Photo courtesy of the library. It may have seemed a bit optimistic to call The Big Read "big" during the 2006 pilot phase when only 10 organizations hosted activities around four...
July 15, 2009 Washington, DC The University of Texas Pan American (UTPA) serves the state's Rio Grande Valley, a largely Mexican-American region in south Texas. With a student body of approximately 18,000, many of whom are first-generation collegians, UTPA was one of the 208 organizations...

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