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All Booked Up Coastal Reading Club

Are you a formal, nonformal, or homeschool educator interested in discussing books focused on the coastal plain of South Carolina?

Sign up for S.C. Sea Grant Consortium’s new Coastal Reading Club.

Details and FAQ

Who Can Join? Any formal, nonformal, or homeschool educator in South Carolina.

How Do I Join? Fill out this four-question survey.

What is the Cost? Membership is free-of-charge.

What Genres of Books Are Selected? Members decide on the book that they want to read and discuss. Nonfiction, fiction, poetry, etc. are all options!

How Many Books Will I Read? Between three and four books will be selected each year.

Do I Have to Read Every Book Selected? Not at all. You can opt out of reading and discussing a selected book.

What is the Format? A discussion date will be selected by the members to discuss each book. Discussion will be led by members of the Coastal Book Club and/or the author (if they are able to attend).

How Do I Obtain the Book? You will receive your first hard copy book free-of-charge. The following book titles selected will be up to you to obtain (hard copy or audio).

Benefits of Joining

  • Access to quality books about coastal South Carolina
  • Network with educators across the state
  • Receive a complimentary copy of your first hard copy book
  • Obtain renewal credits
  • Meet the author (where possible)

Current Reading

American Women Afield: Writings by Pioneering Women Naturalists​ by Marcia Bonta

Deadline to register: October 31, 2022
Book Discussion Date: January/February 2023

Read a synopsis of the book and learn more about the author.