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

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

-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

Book Title


Grade Interest Range

Cover Price

Arctic Code

Matthew J. Kirby

Gr. 4-5


Beauty and the Beast

Kinuko Y. Craft .

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


Continued on next page...

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

Rick Riordan

Gr. 5


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

Maggie Murphy

Gr. 3-5


I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake (I survived book)

Lauren Tarshis

Gr. 3-5


Into the Wild: Yet Another Misadventure

Doreen Cronin

Gr. K-3


Stink and the Attack of the Slime Mold

Megan McDonald

Gr. K-3


Warm Hearts Day (Owl Diaries)

Rebecca Elliott

Gr. K-2


Continued on next page...

Little Robot

Ben Hatke

Gr. 1-3


Mothman's Curse

Christine Hayes

Gr. 5


Public School Superhero

James Patterson

Gr. 4-5


Welcome to Mars

Buzz Aldrin

Gr. 3-5


*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.