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One Book One College

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The Distance Between Us - Reyna Grande
ISBN: 1451661789
Publication Date: 2013
CAL STATE CHICO
"BOOK IN COMMON" 2014-2015
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MONROE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (2014) http://www.monroeccc.edu/onebook/2014/index.htm

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Enrique's Journey - Sonia Nazario
ISBN: 0812971787
Publication Date: 2007
More than 60 Universities have adopted this book as their freshman read.

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Big Happiness - Mark Panek
ISBN: 0824834682
Publication Date: 2011
WINDWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE, HAWAII

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The Things They Carried - Tim O'Brien
ISBN: 0618706410
Publication Date: 2009
CHAFFEY COLLEGE
"One Book One College" 2014

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Feed - M. T. Anderson
ISBN: 0763662623
Publication Date: 2012
MOORPARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE "ONE CAMPUS ONE BOOK" 2014

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The House on Mango Street - Sandra Cisneros
ISBN: 0679734775
Publication Date: 1991
IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

Why Read?

Articles about Community Book Programs

 

What about Science-Fiction?

“Anything you dream is fiction, and anything you accomplish is science, the whole history of mankind is nothing but science fiction." Attributed to Ray Bradbury

Nancy Farmer's Official Home Page for "House of the Scorpion"  http://www.nancyfarmerwebsite.com/house-of-scorpion.html

 

 

Non-Fiction "One Book" choices

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The Omnivore's Dilemma - Michael Pollan
ISBN: 1594132054
Publication Date: 2007
COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE, CA
"ONE BOOK PROJECT" 2013/2014

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Garbology - Edward Humes
ISBN: 1583335234
Publication Date: 2013
CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE "COMMON READ" (2013-2014)

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Half the Sky - Nicholas D. Kristof; Sheryl WuDunn
ISBN: 0307387097
Publication Date: 2010
UC DAVIS
The Campus Community Book Project (2013-2014).

 

One City One Book

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Into the Beautiful North - Luis Alberto Urrea
ISBN: 0316025267
Publication Date: 2010
SANTA MONICA BIG READ 2014

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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore - Robin Sloan
ISBN: 9781250037756
Publication Date: 2013
PASADENA 2014
ONE CITY ONE STORY

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The Sandcastle Girls - Chris Bohjalian
ISBN: 0385534795
Publication Date: 2012
GLENDALE 2014
ONE CITY ONE BOOK

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Into the Beautiful North - Luis Alberto Urrea
ISBN: 0316025267
Publication Date: 2010
Greensboro N.C. 2013
ONE CITY ONE BOOK

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The Worst Hard Time - Timothy Egan
ISBN: 0618773479
Publication Date: 2006
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