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World Book Night: Which Book to Choose?

January 30, 2012

The deadline to sign up for World Book Night is rapidly approaching (February 1st!). Here’s a little help if you’re having trouble deciding which book you’d like to give out.

TO EDUCATE:

The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

               

 

TO INSPIRE:

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

                    

 

TO THRILL:
Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
Bloodwork by Michael Connelly
The Stand by Steven King

                    

 

TO MOVE:

Little Bee by Chris Cleave
Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

                    

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