Saturday, October 29

The Why Chromosome - Library Booster Boxes

Following our previous events, Book by Book and Bridge to Books supporters have collected another great bunch of titles that will go to a lucky school or public library at The Why Chromosome! Thanks so much to Penguin Books for Young Readers, Abrams Books, and our individual donors for helping us put more books in the hands of kids.

For Young Adult readers:

Alex Rider: Scorpia Rising by Anthony Horowitz
Almost True and When I Was Joe by Keren David
Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
Bamboo People by Mitali Perkins
The Batboy and The Big Field by Mike Lupica
Blade: Playing Dead by Tim Bowler
Blood Red Road by Moira Young
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Creating a Graphic Novel by Nat Gartler and Steve Lieber
Department Nineteen by Will Hill
Dull Boy by Sarah Cross
Episodes: My Life as I See It by Blaze Ginsberg
Fallout by Ellen Hopkins
Hunger: Gone, Book 2 by Michael Grant
The Marbury Lens by Andrew Smith
The Painted Boy by Charles de Lint
Pendragon Book 10: The Soldiers of Halla by D.J. MacHale
Return to Treasure Island by John O’Melveny Woods
A Scattering of Jades by Alexander C. Irvine
Small Steps by Louis Sachar
Super Human by Michael Carroll
Troll’s Eye View ed. by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
Un Lun Dun by China Mieville


For Middle Grade readers:

Al Capone Shines My Shoes by Gennifer Choldenko
Alex Rider: Scorpia Rising by Anthony Horowitz
The Best of John Bellairs 2 (The Johnny Dixon Mysteries) by John Bellairs
The Clockwork Three by Matthew J. Kirby
Crows and Cards by Joseph Helgerson
The Emerald Casket (Archer Legacy) by Richard Newsome
Gideon: The Cutpurse by Linda Buckley-Archer
Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows (QP) by J. K. Rowling
Heroes of the Valley by Jonathan Stroud
Kaimira: The Sky Village by Monk & Nigel Ashland
The Last Treasure by Janet S. Anderson
Masterpiece by Elise Broach
My Life as a Book by Janet Tashjian
Slob by Ellen Potter
Standard Hero Behavior by John David Anderson
The Wizard Heir by Cinda Williams Chima


More titles may be added tomorrow... if you are attending the event, you absolutely may contribute a title or two to these library booster boxes! They just have to be age-appropriate, hardcover, and recent or classic titles.

Each attendee will be able to "vote" by raffle ticket for a school or library represented at the event. More details will be available at the event sign-in table.

1 comment:

  1. What a great event and a wonderful way to help libraries and schools. If it were in my vicinity I would definitely attend. Great job.

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