Friday, September 11, 2009

Branch 100 Books

We're building our book collection so that we can open the lending portion of the library by Sept 27. Our members specifically recommended the 100 books and authors below because they thought other people in the neighborhood would like them. (The first 4 titles/authors got multiple votes.) If you would like to donate any of these titles, please contact us at Thanks!

  1. Thomas the Train (2)
  2. Harry Potter books (2)
  3. The Alchemist, Paolo Coelho (2)
  4. Judy Blume books (2)
  5. International policy books
  6. Where the Sidewalk Ends, Shel Silverstein
  7. Snow, Orhan Pamuk
  8. The Namesake, Jhumpa Lahiri
  9. Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe
  10. Go Dog Go!
  11. Books about: robots, treehouses, Cob building, minerals
  12. Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway
  13. Time and Again, Jack Finney
  14. Curious George books
  15. Los Tres Cerditos
  16. 1984, George Orwell
  17.  Girl with a Pearl Earring
  18. Dreams of My Father, Barack Obama
  19. Horton Hears a Who, Dr. Seuss
  20. kids books about science—planets, seeds, castles, cooking
  21. Jitterbug Perfume, ss
  22. Introduction to Human Services (textbook)
  23. Bloody Jack, L.A Meyers
  24. The Seer & the Sword, Victoria Hanley
  25. Eoin Colfer books
  26. Parable of the Sower, Octavia Butler
  27. The Life of Pi, Yann Martel
  28. Graphic novels: Drawn & Quarterly; Watchmen; Spiderman
  29. Roald Dahl books
  30. Sophie’s Choice, William Styron
  31. The Purpose-Driven Life, Rick Warren
  32. Phineas & Ferb
  33. Spongebob books
  34. Walter Mosley books
  35. Foxfire, Joyce Carol Oates
  36. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café, Fannie Flagg
  37. The Chosen, Chaim Potok
  38. The Emigrants, W.G. Sebald
  39. Michael Moore books
  40. Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, Jeff Chang
  41. Jacqueline Woodson books
  42. The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Michael Pollan
  43. Whistle for Willy, Ezra Jack Keats
  44. Jack London books
  45. Jack Kerouac books
  46. Grapefruit, Yoko Ono
  47. Exploring the World of Lucid Dreams, xx
  48. The Coldest Winter Ever, Sister Souljah
  49. Romance novels
  50. Victoria Holt books
  51. Baby Beluga
  52. Artemis Fowl series
  53. Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston
  54. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Jonathan Safran Foer
  55. Chuck Klosterman books
  56. James Baldwin books
  57. Wole Soyinka books
  58. Ann Rand books
  59. Ralph Ellison books
  60. Monica Ali books
  61. design magazines
  62. Kam Khao children’s book
  63. Douglas Adams books
  64. Tom Clancy books
  65. Haruki Murakami books
  66. To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee
  67. A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L’Engle
  68. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey
  69. A Short History of Women
  70. Stones from the River, Ursula Hegi
  71. Forged by Fire, Sharon Draper
  72. Tears by a Tiger
  73. Judy Blume books
  74. David Sedaris books
  75. The Gunslinger, Stephen King
  76. Sandra Boynton books
  77. magazines (New Yorker, Brain, Child)
  78. I’m Down
  79. Simple Justice
  80. The Prophet, Paulo Coelho
  81. Board Books
  82. Edwidge Danticat books
  83. The Known World, Edward P. Jones [DONATED--thank you!]
  84. Bridget Jones’s Diary
  85. Midnight’s Children, Salman Rushdie
  86. The Little Mermaid
  87. Little Red Riding Hood
  88. Native Son, Richard Wright
  89. The Magic Tree House
  90. The Diary of Anne Frank
  91. Redemption, Emma Farry
  92. Guns, Germs, and Steel, Jared Diamond
  93. Nostalgia, Mircea Cartarescu
  94. Motherless Brooklyn, Jonathan Lethem
  95. Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Jeff
  96. International Publics
  97. Arjun Appadurai books
  98. Howard Zinn books
  99.  Goosebumps
  100. Damien, Herman Hesse

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