Thoreau Library Gift Book Program

To participate in the program:

Visit the Gift Book Program Cart in the Library near the Circulation Desk, or

email Katherine Hollywood, Library Gift Book Program Coordinator, at kjhollywood@me.com.

Katherine is happy to help facilitate your donation if you cannot make it into the Library in person.

Step 1: In the email please include:

-Name of Book (selected from the below list*)

-Name of Donor (i.e. “The Smith Family” “James Jones”, etc.)

-Name of Honoree

Step 2: Send a check made out to "Thoreau School PTG" for the Cover Price of the book(s)  to:

Thoreau School

Attention: PTG/Library Gift Book Program

29 Prairie Street

Concord, MA 01742

(You may also drop your check off in the PTG Folder in the School Office)

In honor of your donation, a bookplate showing the donor and the honoree will be placed in the book. The book will be shown to the honoree's class, and the donor will be the first person allowed to checkout the book.

Any questions please feel free to contact Katherine Hollywood at kjhollywood@me.com

*If you wish to gift a special book, not found on the listing, please check with the librarian to ensure the library doesn't already have a copy.

Book Title

Author

Grade Interest Range

Cover Price

3 x 4

Ivan Brunetti

GIFTED

Book Title

Author

Grade Interest Range

Cover Price

A Different Pond

Bao Phi

GIFTED 

Another

Christian Robinson

$15.49

Aru Shah and the End of Time

Roshani Chokshi

$14.64

Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry

Neil deGrasse Tyson

GIFTED

Book Title

Author

Grade Interest Range

Cover Price

Bloom Bloom

April Pulley Sayre

$15.49

Boo-Boo’s that Changed the World

Barry Wittenstein

GIFTED

Brave Ballerina: The Story of Janet Collins

Michelle Meadows

$15.49

Carmella Full of Wishes

Matt de la Pena

$15.49

Counting on Katherine

Helaine Becker

GIFTED

Book Title

Author

Grade Interest Range

Cover Price

Drama

Raina Telgemeier

GIFTED

Flower Girl Katie (Katie Woo)

Fran Manushkin

$16.04

Fox & Chick: The Quiet Boat Ride and Other Stories

Sergio Ruzzier

$12.94

Fox the Tiger

Corey R. Tabor

$14.64

Book Title

Author

Grade Interest Range

Cover Price

Hands Up

Breanna J. McDaniel

$15.49

Ivy & Bean: One Big Happy Family

Annie Barrows

GIFTED

Lena’s Shoes are Nervous

Keith Calabrese

$15.49

Little Robot

Ben Hatke

Gr. 1-3

GIFTED

My Dog Laughs

Rachel Isadora

GIFTED

Book Title

Author

Grade Interest Range

Cover Price

Pink is for Blobfish

Jess Keating

$14.64

Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré

Anika Aldamuy Denise

$15.49

Science Comics: The Brain

Tory Woollcott

GIFTED

Sea Bear: A Journey for Survival

Lindsay Moore

$15.49

The Book of Potentially Catastrophic Science Experiments

Sean Connolly

$12.91

Book Title

Author

Grade Interest Range

Cover Price

The Good Egg

Jory John

GIFTED

Tiger vs. Nightmare

Emily Tetri

$15.49

Welcome to Mars: Making a Home on the Red Planet

Buzz Aldrin

$18.99

When’s My Birthday

Julie Fogliano

$15.49

Book Title

Author

Grade Interest Range

Cover Price

You Don’t Know Everything Jilly P.

Alex Gino

$14.64

Zoey & Sassafrass Dragons & Marshmellows

GIFTED BOOKS

Me, Frida and the secret of the peacock ring

Angela Cervantes

GIFTED

Birthdays Around the World

Margriet Ruurs

GIFTED

Rebound

Kwame Alexander

GIFTED

Sparks!

Ian Boothbay

GIFTED

Arctic Code

Matthew J. Kirby

Gr. 4-5

Gifted

Awkward

Svetlana Chmakova

Gifted

Bet you didn't know! : fascinating, far-out, fun-tastic  facts

National Geographic

Gifted

Big Foot and Little Foot

Ellen Potter

Gifted

Creature Features: 25 animals explain why they look the way they do

Steve Jenkins

Gifted

Henry and the Chalk Dragon

Jennifer Tafton

Gifted

I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake (I survived book)

Lauren Tarshis

Gr. 3-5

Gifted

Jasmine Toguchi, mochi queen

Debbi Michiko Florence

Gifted 

Animal Magic Rescue: 1 Maggie and the Flying Horse

E.D. Baker

GIFTED

Malala’s Magic Pencil

Malala Yousafzai

Gifted

My Brave Year of Firsts: Tries, Sighs and High-fives

Jamie Lee Curtis

GIFTED

Narwhal: unicorn of the sea

Ben Clanton

Gifted

Rabbit & Robot & Ribbit

Cece Bell

Gifted

Rising Above: How 11 Athletes Overcame Challenges in Their Youth to Become Stars

Gregory Zuckerman

GIFTED

The Unicorn Rescue Society: The Creature of the Pines

Adam Gidwitz

GIFTED

The First Rule of Punk

Celia Perez

Gifted

The Secret Keepers

Trenton Lee Stewart

Gifted

We’re All Wonders

R.J. Palacio

Gifted

*If you wish to gift a special book, not found on the listing, please check with the librarians to ensure the library doesn't already have a copy.

Gift Books 2017-2018 School Year

Rescue & Jessica: a Life-Changing Friendship

Jessica Kensky

Gifted

Beauty and the Beast

Kinuko Y. Craft .

Gr. K-5                                       (Oversize picture book with lots of text)

Gifted

Hammer of Thor (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #2)

Rick Riordan

Gr. 5

Gifted

High-Tech DIY Projects with Electronics, Sensors, and LEDS(Maker Kids)

Maggie Murphy

Gr. 3-5

Gifted

Into the Wild: Yet Another Misadventure

Doreen Cronin

Gr. K-3

Gifted

Stink and the Attack of the Slime Mold

Megan McDonald

Gr. K-3

Gifted

Warm Hearts Day (Owl Diaries)

Rebecca Elliott

Gr. K-2

Gifted

Mothman's Curse

Christine Hayes

Gr. 5

              Gifted       

Public School Superhero

James Patterson

Gr. 4-5

Gifted

*If you wish to gift a special book, not found on the listing, please check with the librarians to ensure the library doesn't already have a copy.