The titles are chosen by a committee and are based on the following criteria:
- Raise universal social issues relevant to Iowans
- Lend itself to sustained, spirited, and in-depth discussion
- Be accessible to adults and high school aged youth
- Be available by January 1st of the selection year in paperback, unabridged audio, large print and/or downloadable eBook
Set on the Minnesota prairie in the late 1980s during a drought season that's pushing family farms to the brink, Little Wolves features the intertwining stories of of a father searching for answers after his son commits a heinous murder, and a pastor's wife (and washed-out scholar of early Anglo-Saxon literature) who has returned to the town for mysterious reasons of her own. A penetrating look at small-town America, Little Wolves weaves together elements of folklore and Norse mythology while being driven by a powerful murder mystery; a page-turning literary triumph. (from the publishers description)
Little Wolves is available for check-out at the Circulation desk. The Let's Talk Books: Book Discussion for Adults, will be held on May 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the 3rd floor Aigler Auditorium.
For more information on All Iowa Reads, including past titles, please click here.
Carnegie-Stout Public Library has Books-In-A-Bag discussion sets for all the past All Iowa Reads selections. If you are interested in using one for your book club, please contact the library at 563-589-4225 and ask for Inter-Library Loan.