New Yorkers Read Round TwoSeptember 2010

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Because of the success of the New Yorkers Read Grant, offered in 2008 and carried out through 2008-2009, Macy*s has generously offered to fund another round. This time, however the grant will focus on elementary grade students in grades 3-5. It will again focus on non-fiction and the use of postcards and reading passports to reach out to the community and recruit students as peer reading motivators. All NYC public schools containing grades 3-5, with a central school library and librarian are eligible to apply for the New Yorkers Read Round Two grant.

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New Yorkers Read Round Two Elementary Book List

The following list includes nonfiction titles offered to New Yorkers Read elementary schools for book groups; librarians selected two titles from the choices provided:


The following list includes the core collection of nonfiction titles provided to New Yorkers Read elementary schools.


New Yorkers Round Two Middle School Book Lists

Click here for a list of the books offered in the grant: Nonfiction Titles by Category composite 2.3.09.doc
Take note that there are three categories of books:
1. The titles shaded in grey form the core list, which will be received by every grantee.
2. The titles listed in boldface form an additional title list, from which grantee librarians will select within a specific Do Not Exceed (DNE) amount.
3. The titles listed in italics are available in paperback. The grantee librarian will select two titles from this list to receive in 10 copy sets for use in the book discussion groups.