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Past selections

reading across ri

2018 The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

2017 Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

2016 The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

2015 Norwegian By Night by Derek Miller

2014 Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

2013 The Beauty of Humanity Movement by Camilla Gibb

2012 Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks

2011 The Unforgiving Minute by Craig Mullaney

2010 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Schaffer and Annie Barrows

2009   Five Skies by Ron Carlson

2008   Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

2007   The Memory of Running by Ron McLarty

2006   Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson

2005   The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

2004   The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

2003   Wish You Well by David Baldaci

kids reading across ri

2018: The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez

2017: Save me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan

2016: Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

2015: Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

2014: Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein

2013: Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai

2011: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin

2010: Regarding the Fountain by Kate Klise

letters about literature

2018 Letters About Literature Contest

2017 Letters About Literature Contest

2016 Letters About Literature Contest

2015 Letters About Literature Contest

2014 Letters About Literature Contest

2013 Letters About Literature Contest

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