Over the years, we’ve noticed certain books and authors really appeal to the kids who receive our books. So, we are going to list some of the most popular books and authors below. We also know that new books are being published every day and that reading tastes change; so we’ll update the selections every so often. These titles are all available on Amazon or can be ordered through your local bookstore. Books can be sent to: Bridge of Books, c/o Vonage, 23 Main Street, Holmdel, NJ 07733. Thank you for changing a life by sending books!
BOOKS: Playground by Fifty Cent (YA – bullying) ~ All American Boys by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely (YA – issues of race) ~ The Rose that Grew from Concrete by Tupac Shakur (YA – poetry) ~ Crossover ~ Kwame Alexander (YA – sports/life experiences, verse) ~ The Invisible Knife of Memory , Laurie Halse Anderson (YA – High School/Family Issues, PTSD).
AUTHORS: Gary Schmidt ~ Jack Gantos ~ Sharon Creech ~ Mo Willems ~ Eric Carle ~ Suzanne Collins ~ Walter Dean Myers ~ Rick Riordan ~ Jeff Kinney ~ H.A. Rey.
Be sure to check out our “Bridge of Books” wish lists on Amazon for additional selections!
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