The Great American Read: WyCo Edition

Help us find Wyandotte County's Favorite Book

Voting has ended for The Great American Read: WyCo Edition and we have the results. The winner for the WyCo Edition is Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. Second place honors go to the Harry Potter series. Where the Red Fern Grows and Charlotte's Web tied for third place. Thank you for everyone who participated and you can still vote for The Great American Read on PBS's web site!

The Great American Read: WyCo Edition is inspired by PBS’s The Great American Read. From The Great American Read website, the program "is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by these stories, and what these 100 different books have to say about our diverse nation and our shared human experience." Visit The Great American Read website to learn more about the book list, watch clips from the show, and vote on America’s favorite book. Interested in knowing more about the process of selecting the books on The Great American Read list, which is also used for our WyCo Edition? Click here for frequently asked questions and to learn more about the selection proecess.


The Great American Read Book List

The following 100 titles have been chosen (based on a national survey) to be on the list. Click through the slideshow gallery below to see all 100 titles with a short description. You also can check to see if the title is available in our catalog for you to begin reading!