Previous Selections

Here are the previous selections for the Silicon Valley Reads program.

 

2013

The Long Walk book coverThe Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows
by Brian Castner

 

 

 

Minefields of the HeartMinefields of the Heart: A Mother's Story of a Son at War
by Sue Diaz

 

 

 

Companion Books for Young Readers

Night Catch book coverNight Catch
by Brenda Ehrmantraut

 

Nubs book coverNubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine, and a Miracle
by Brian Dennis

 

Back Home book coverBack Home
by Julia Keller

 

 

Purple Heart book coverPurple Heart
by Patricia McCormick

 
 
 
2012

Book Cover: The Butterfly MosqueThe Butterfly Mosque
by Willow Wilson

 

 

 

Book Cover: The Muslim Next DoorThe Muslim Next Door
by Sumbul Ali-Karamali

 

 

 

 

 

Companion Books for Young Readers

Book Cover: It's OK to be differentIt's Okay To Be Different
by Todd Parr

 

 

Book Cover: One Green AppleOne Green Apple
by Eve Bunting

 

 

Book Cover: My Name is BilalMy Name is Bilal
by Asma Mobin-Uddin

 

 

Book Cover: Skunk GirlSkunk Girl
by Sheba Karim

 
 
 
2011

The Year of Fog by Michelle RichmondThe Year of Fog
by Michelle Richmond

 

 

 

Companion Books for Young Readers

Alabama Moon by Watt KeyAlabama Moon
by Watt Key

 

 

 

One by Kathryn OtoshiOne
by Kathryn Otoshi

 

 

Pouch! by David Ezra SteinPouch!
by David Ezra Stein

 

 

2010

In Defense of Food by Michael PollanIn Defense of Food
by Michael Pollan

 

 

 

 

Companion Books for Young Readers

Seedfolks by Paul FleischmanSeedfolks
by Paul Fleischman

 

 

 

Tops and Bottoms by Janet StevensTops & Bottoms
by Janet Stevens

 

 

Carrot Soup by John SegalCarrot Soup
by John Segal

 

 

2009

Not a Genuine Black Man by Brian CopelandNot a Genuine Black Man
by Brian Copeland

 

 

 

 

Companion Books for Young Readers

The Liberation of Gabriel King by K.L. GoingThe Liberation of Gabriel King
by K.L. Going

 

 

 

The Other Side by Jacqueline WoodsonThe Other Side
by Jacqueline Woodson

 

 

2008

The Distant Land of My Father by Bo CaldwellThe Distant Land of My Father
by Bo Caldwell

 

 

 

 
2007

The Tortilla Curtain by T.C. BoyleThe Tortilla Curtain
by T.C. Boyle

 

 

 

 

2006

The Souvenier by Louise SteinmanThe Souvenir
by Louise Steinman

 

 

 

When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie OtsukaWhen the Emperor Was Divine
by Julie Otsuka

 

 

 

 

2005

Epitaph for a Peach by David Mas MasumotoEpitaph for a Peach
by David Mas Masumoto

 

 

 

 

2004

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray BradburyFahrenheit 451
by Ray Bradbury

 

 

 

 

2003

Breaking Through by Francisco JimenezBreaking Through
by Francisco Jimenez
 

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