The Big Read: True Grit

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Our branch managers really got into the True Grit spirit for the Big Read! http://kcbigread.org

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Even Sluggerrr is reading True Grit! @The Big Read http://kcbigread.org #KansasCityRoyals #KansasCity #Royals

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Even Sluggerrr is reading True Grit! @The Big Read http://kcbigread.org #KansasCityRoyals #KansasCity #Royals

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Kansas City is reading True Grit! @KCATA The Metro @The Big Read http://kcbigread.org

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Kansas City is reading True Grit! @KCATA The Metro http://kcbigread.org

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Kansas City is reading True Grit! @KCATA The Metro @The Big Read http://kcbigread.org

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Boulevard Brewery got in on the Big Read action, hosting a book group for their employees to discuss True Grit as part of the Kansas City Public Library's Big Read - Corporate Edition, an outreach program that enables businesses and organizations to “check out a librarian” for onsite book discussion groups! @Boulevard Brewing

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The Big Read display at our Waldo Branch!

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What True Grit (Might Have) Looked Like: The Photographs of F.M. Steele - In the 1890s F.M. Steele chronicled cowboys at work and play on the open ranges of Kansas, Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. Photographs from this exhibit were paired with quotes from Charles Portis' novel True Grit. Exhibit at the Central Library September 20, 2013 - December 1, 2013 http://www.kclibrary.org/event/what-true-grit-might-have-looked-photos-fm-steele-collection

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Black Beauty by Anna Sewell - A great read-alike for younger audiences during the #KCBigRead Check it out from the Library: http://catalog.kclibrary.org/client/kclibrary/search/results?qu=black+beauty+anna+sewell&qf=FORMAT%09Format%09BOOK%09Books+%7C%7C+ER%09Electronic+Resources+%7C%7C+SOUNDDISC%09Audio+Disc&rw=12&lm=KC_ALL

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One of our librarians made these adorable cookies in honor of True Grit and our #KCBigRead

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We've added more copies of True Grit to the Library collection due to high demand - http://kcbigread.org

Kansas City Public Library on Instagram: “We're adding more copies of TRUE GRIT to the Library collection due to #KCBigRead demand! http://kcbigread.org #Library #Books #NEABigRead…”

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Charles Portis - The Author Behind True Grit

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True Grit by Charles Portis (1968) is this year's Kansas City Big Read - Read it here: http://catalog.kclibrary.org/client/kclibrary/search/results?qu=&qu=TITLE%3D%22True+Grit%22+&qu=AUTHOR%3D%22Charles+Portis%22

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'True Grits'

Lulz: Rooster’s Whiskey Flavored True Grits T-Shirt | AWSM Blog

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Escape Velocity: A Charles Portis Miscellany edited by Jay Jennings (2012) #KCBigRead

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Lady at the O.K. Corral: The True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp - Check it out! http://catalog.kclibrary.org/client/kclibrary/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f2118$002fSD_ILS:2118587/one?qu=Lady+at+the+O.K.+Corral

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True Grit by Glen Brogan

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True Grit , starring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld, Josh Brolin. A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn young woman track down her father's murderer. #Adventure #Drama #Western

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Valor de Ley por Charles Portis (1968) es la Lectura Grande de Kansas City

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Valor de Ley (2010) dirigidos por los Hermanos Coen; protagonizando Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, and Hailee Steinfeld

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Temple de Acero (2010) dirigidos por los Hermanos Coen; protagonizando Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, and Hailee Steinfeld

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True Grit by Charles Portis (1968) and this year's Kansas City Big Read - http://catalog.kclibrary.org/client/kclibrary/search/results?qu=&qu=TITLE%3D%22True+Grit%22+&qu=AUTHOR%3D%22Charles+Portis%22

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