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The Great American Read Announces America's Favorite Book

10/24/2018

The Great American Read has unveiled America's favorite book - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.  The Outlander Series finished second and The Harry Potter Series third in national voting.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting also conducted a vote for West Virginia's favorite book, and To Kill A Mockingbird was the runaway winner, followed by the Harry Potter Series, Lord of the Rings, and Pride and Prejudice.
The Great American Read was a national vote, sponsored by PBS, to determine America’s favorite book.  Voting was conducted between April and October.  West Virginia Public Broadcasting, in partnership with the Library Commission and West Virginia public libraries, conducted a vote to determine the state’s favorite book as well.
For a complete rundown of results, including county by county voting, click here.

Contact Information

stan.b.howell@wv.gov