Our Wish List

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Over the years, we’ve noticed certain titles, genres and authors really appeal to the kids who receive our books.   Typically, we do not receive these titles as part of a donation.   They 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



  •  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 by Kwame Alexander (YA – sports/life experiences, verse)
  • The Invisible Knife of Memory by  Laurie Halse Anderson (YA – High School/Family Issues, PTSD)
  • Ghost by Jason Reynolds (YA – sports/life experiences)
  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (YA – issues of race)


AUTHORS:  Gary Schmidt ~ Jack Gantos ~ Sharon Creech ~ Mo Willems ~ Eric Carle ~ Suzanne Collins ~ Walter Dean Myers ~ Rick Riordan ~ Jeff Kinney ~ H.A. Rey


Photo Oct 26, 11 39 28 AM (1)Have a suggestion for a book or an author that should be listed?  Send us an email!  We’d love to hear from you. Contact us.  Every book that you send will make a difference in the life of the child who receives it.  Thank you for giving the gift of imagination!