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School One Book Ideas

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Books that have been used as “one school, one book” reads.


Applegate, KatherineThe One and Only Ivan.
Used here: West Elementary School, New Canaan, Connecticut.

Birney, Betty G.The World According to Humphrey.
Used here: Frank J. DiLoreto School, New Britain, Connecticut.

Bowen, FredWinners Take All.
Used here: Cranbury Elementary School, Norwalk, Connecticut.

Broach, EliseMasterpiece.
Used here: Hart’s Hill Elementary School, Whitesboro, New York.

Bunting, EveNasty, Stinky Sneakers.
Used here: Edgewood School, Bristol, Connecticut.

Burnett, Frances HodgsonThe Secret Garden.
Used here: Redding Elementary School, Connecticut.

Cleary, BeverlyThe Mouse and the Motorcycle.
Used here: Lone Star Elementary, Jacksonville, Florida.

Davies, JacquelineThe Lemonade War.
Used here: E. H. Parkman School, Enfield, Connecticut.

DiTerlizzi, TonyKenny and the Dragon.
Used here: Daniels Farm Elementary School, Trumbull, Connecticut.

Selden, GeorgeThe Cricket in Times Square.
Used here: Kings Highway Elementary School, Westport, Connecticut.

White, E. B.Charlotte’s Web.
Used here: Nathan Hale Elementary School, Meriden, Connecticut.

White, E. B.The Trumpet of the Swan.
Used here: A. W. Cox School, Guilford, Connecticut.


Applegate, KatherineHome of the Brave.
Used here: P.S. Jones Middle School, Washington, North Carolina.

Draper, SharonOut of My Mind.
Used here: Horizon Community Middle School, Aurora, Colorado.

Palacio, R. J.Wonder.
Used here: Meriden middle schools, Connecticut.

Park, Linda SueA Long Walk to Water.
Used here: Holcolm Bridge Middle School, Alpharetta, Georgia.

Preller, JamesBystander.
Used here: John Winthrop Middle School, Deep River, Connecticut.

Sonnenblick, JordanDrums, Girls and Dangerous Pie.
Used here: Kennett Middle School, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.

Yousafzai, MalalaI Am Malala (young readers’ edition)
Used here: Stanley Middle School, Lafayette, California.


Albom, MitchTuesdays with Morrie.
Used here: Cape Central High School, Girardeau, Missouri.

Alexie, ShermanThe Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.
Used here: Neuqua Valley High School, Naperville, Illinois.

Beals, Melba PatilloWarriors Don’t Cry.
Used here: Somerville High School, New Jersey.

Cline, ErnestReady Player One.
Used here: Waltham, Massachusetts.

Doctorow, CoryLittle Brother.
Cancelled here: Booker T. Washington High School, Pensacola Florida.

Fadiman, AnneThe Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down.
Used here: Brooklyn Friends School, New York.

Gladwell, MalcolmOutliers.
Used here: Pope John XXIII High School, Sparta, New Jersey.

Greitens, EricThe Warrior’s Heart.
Used here: Melrose High School, somewhere.

Grisham, John A Painted House.
Used here: Cape Central High School, Girardeau, Missouri.

Hillenbrand, LauraUnbroken (Young Adult Adaptation)
Used here: Palm Beach Central High School, Florida.

Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki – Farewell to Manzanar.
Used here: Saklan Valley School, Moraga, California.

Ilibagiza, ImmaculéeLeft to Tell.
Used here: Bishop O’connell High School, Arlington, Virginia.

Kingsolver, BarbaraThe Bean Trees.
Used here: Herron High School, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Laybourne, EmmyMonument 14.
Used here: Oliver Wolcott Tech High School, Torrington, Connecticut.

Patterson, James Maximum Ride.
Used here: Silver Lake Regional High School, Kingston, Massachusetts.

Pfeffer, Susan BethLife As We Knew It.
Used here: Allentown High School, New Jersey.

Rosnay, Tatiana de – Sarah’s Key.
Used here: Middletown High School, Rhode Island.

Schroff, LauraAn Invisible Thread.
Used here: Eastchester High School, New York.

Shusterman, NealUnwind.
Used here: Algonquin Regional High School, Northborough, Massachusetts.

Tashjian, JanetThe Gospel According to Larry.
Used here: Silver Lake Regional High School, Kingston, Massachusetts.

Winters, BenThe Last Policeman.
Used here: Attleboro High School, Massachusetts.

Yancey, RickThe 5th Wave.
Used here: Pemberton High School, Pemberton, New Jersey.



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