Read Across Doss

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Read Across Doss (RAD) is a PTA committee that works in collaboration with the Doss Library to celebrate and foster a love of reading! We do this through events such as author visits, guest readers, and school-wide reading programs. Volunteers are needed to assist with bulletin board design, event decorations/preparation, photography, book sales/distribution, and more. Email or if you’re interested in helping – we have jobs big and small!

Author Kate Milford is coming to Doss on October 20!

On October 20, Author Kate Milford will visit with Doss third and fourth graders about her latest book, Ghosts of Greenglass House, where thirteen-year-old Milo is, once again, spending the winter holidays stuck in a house full of strange guests who are not what they seem. Like its predecessor, Greenglass House (which was long-listed for the National Book Award in 2014), it is a suspenseful tale that offers ghosts, friendships, and a cast of unforgettable characters, all wrapped up in a cozy mystery. Originally from Annapolis, Kate Milford now splits her time between Brooklyn and the Magothy coast. Her other books include The Boneshaker, The Broken Lands, and The Left-Handed Fate.

Signed copies of both books can be ordered at

Your purchases allow us to keep bringing these talented authors to Doss; thank you for your support! 


Doss Welcomes Local Author James Crowley!


On October 27, Austin author James Crowley will visit with Doss 4th and 5th graders about his latest book, Monsterland.  In the book, it’s Halloween, and everyone in Charlie’s small town is excited for the festivities. Charlie’s grandfather is famous for his holiday haunts, and his pumpkin patch is the center of the town’s zealous celebrations. But for Charlie, Halloween is just one more reminder that his cousin Billy isn’t around anymore. When Charlie runs into the woods to escape some neighborhood bullies, he gets lost and finds himself entering Monsterland—a mysterious place where werewolves live amongst trolls and goblins. Here he meets a vampire who tells Charlie he may be able to see his cousin again in this strange new land. Determined to find out just what happened to Billy, Charlie sets off to explore the secrets hiding in this uncharted territory.

Signed copies of Monsterland can be ordered at

Your purchases allow us to keep bringing these talented authors to Doss; thank you for your support! 

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