Hello Erin, Charmaine and Amber,
Thank you so very much, Charmaine, for providing me with your “wish list” of book titles and some favorite authors to help you launch the Mobile Library for Chinle. As you can imagine it was not easy to find all of them, but I did my very best thanks to the help of the Barnes & Noble manager who also made some fabulous recommendations.
Attached is the curated list of 63 books Judith’s Reading Room purchased yesterday based on your recommendations and input. You will see that many of the books are Newbery Honor Books and John Newbery Medal winners. I tried to get several books in series; I tried to get a good distribution of books: boys/girls; younger kids/high school kids; graphic novels, too. The total cost of the books was $640. With our nonprofit discounts, the cost to Judith’s Reading Room was $504.
Each book has a name plate identifying the book as having been donated by Judith’s Reading Room. We have also enclosed 70 bookmarks.