River City Readers Book Donations

River City Readers promotes the love of reading in the St. Louis area by providing books, author events and related programming to primary and secondary school students in the St. Louis Public School system. Here are the books the program has donated so far.

2018-2019 School Year

Illegal By Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin, Giovanni Rigano (Illustrator) Cover Image

2017-2018 School Year

Ada Twist, Scientist (The Questioneers) By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Princess Cora and the Crocodile By Laura Amy Schlitz, Brian Floca (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Ghosts: A Graphic Novel By Raina Telgemeier, Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Martin Rising: Requiem For a King By Andrea Davis Pinkney, Brian Pinkney (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Hello, Universe By Erin Entrada Kelly, Isabel Roxas (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Wolf in the Snow By Matthew Cordell Cover Image
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Islandborn By Junot Díaz, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Staff Pick Badge
Ghost Boys By Jewell Parker Rhodes Cover Image
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Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut By Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Sunny (Track #3) By Jason Reynolds Cover Image

2016-2017 School Year

Patina (Track #2) By Jason Reynolds Cover Image
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Staff Pick Badge
Come With Me By Holly M. McGhee, Pascal Lemaître (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Staff Pick Badge
They All Saw A Cat (Cat Books for Kids, Beginning Reading Books, Preschool Prep Books) By Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Book Uncle and Me By Uma Krishnaswami, Julianna Swaney (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Staff Pick Badge
Booked (The Crossover Series) By Kwame Alexander Cover Image
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Ghost (Track #1) By Jason Reynolds Cover Image
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Let's Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout; Dance, Spin & Turn It Out!: Games, Songs, and Stories from an African American Childhood By Patricia C. McKissack, Brian Pinkney (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Horizon (Horizon, Book 1) By Scott Westerfeld Cover Image
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The Giant Jumperee By Julia Donaldson, Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat By Javaka Steptoe Cover Image
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The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal) By Kelly Barnhill Cover Image

2015-2016 School Year

Cakes in Space (A Not-So-Impossible Tale) By Philip Reeve, Sarah McIntyre (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 1 The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 1) By Rick Riordan Cover Image
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One Word from Sophia (The Sophia Books) By Jim Averbeck, Yasmeen Ismail (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The Day the Crayons Came Home By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The Story of Diva and Flea By Mo Willems, Tony DiTerlizzi (Illustrator) Cover Image
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McToad Mows Tiny Island By Tom Angleberger, John Hendrix (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Stick Dog Tries to Take the Donuts By Tom Watson Cover Image
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George By Alex Gino Cover Image
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Last Stop on Market Street By Matt de la Peña, Christian Robinson (Illustrator) Cover Image
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My New Team (Little Rhino #1) By Ryan Howard, Krystle Howard, Erwin Madrid (Illustrator) Cover Image
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As Brave As You By Jason Reynolds Cover Image

2014-2015 School Year

Little Elliot, Big City By Mike Curato, Mike Curato (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Brown Girl Dreaming By Jacqueline Woodson Cover Image
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Clark the Shark Takes Heart By Bruce Hale, Guy Francis (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend By Dan Santat Cover Image
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El Deafo By Cece Bell Cover Image
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The Crossover (The Crossover Series) By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Firebird By Misty Copeland, Christopher Myers (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Staff Pick Badge
Sidekicked By John David Anderson Cover Image
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Staff Pick Badge
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator) Cover Image

2013-2014 School Year

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild By Peter Brown Cover Image
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Thunderstorm By Arthur Geisert (Created by) Cover Image
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The Nine Lives of Alexander Baddenfield By John Bemelmans Marciano, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The Thing About Luck By Cynthia Kadohata, Julia Kuo (Illustrator) Cover Image
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P.S. Be Eleven By Rita Williams-Garcia Cover Image
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Locomotive By Brian Floca, Brian Floca (Illustrator) Cover Image
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When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop By Laban Carrick Hill, Theodore Taylor, III (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures By Kate DiCamillo, K. G. Campbell (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Rules of Summer By Shaun Tan, Shaun Tan (Illustrator) Cover Image

2012-2013 School Year

The World According to Humphrey By Betty G. Birney Cover Image
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Infinity Ring Book 1: A Mutiny in Time By James Dashner, Scholastic Multi-Platform (From an idea by) Cover Image
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Drama: A Graphic Novel By Raina Telgemeier, Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Waking Dragons By Jane Yolen, Derek Anderson (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Splat Says Thank You! (Splat the Cat) By Rob Scotton, Rob Scotton (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Goblin Secrets By William Alexander Cover Image
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Jackie & Me (Baseball Card Adventures) By Dan Gutman Cover Image
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I Have a Dream (Book & CD) By Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Kadir Nelson (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The 13-Story Treehouse: Monkey Mayhem! (The Treehouse Books #1) By Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf By Mark Teague, Mark Teague (Illustrator) Cover Image
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This Is Not My Hat By Jon Klassen, Jon Klassen (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The One and Only Ivan By Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illustrator) Cover Image

2011-2012 School Year

Down the Mysterly River By Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Earth Mother By Ellen Jackson, Diane Dillon (Illustrator), Leo Dillon (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Same, Same But Different By Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw, Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The Outcasts: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 1 (The Brotherband Chronicles #1) By John Flanagan Cover Image
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Hatchet By Gary Paulsen Cover Image
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Charlotte's Web By E. B. White, Garth Williams (Illustrator), Kate DiCamillo Cover Image
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A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis By Matt De La PeÑA, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Never Forgotten By Patricia C. McKissack Cover Image
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I Want My Hat Back By Jon Klassen, Jon Klassen (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Summer of the Gypsy Moths By Sara Pennypacker Cover Image
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Zomo the Rabbit: A Trickster Tale from West Africa By Gerald McDermott Cover Image
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Wonder By R. J. Palacio Cover Image

2010-2011 School Year

Potato Chip Science: 29 Incredible Experiments By Allen Kurzweil Cover Image
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Scaredy-Cat, Splat! (Splat the Cat) By Rob Scotton, Rob Scotton (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Sideways Stories from Wayside School By Louis Sachar, Adam McCauley (Illustrator) Cover Image
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We Are in a Book! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Stellaluna By Janell Cannon Cover Image
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How Rocket Learned to Read By Tad Hills, Tad Hills (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type (A Click Clack Book) By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Fudge-a-mania By Judy Blume Cover Image
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The Secret River By Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Leo Dillon (Illustrator), Diane Dillon (Illustrator) Cover Image
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A Sick Day for Amos McGee By Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Where the Sidewalk Ends Special Edition with 12 Extra Poems: Poems and Drawings By Shel Silverstein, Shel Silverstein (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Library Lion By Michelle Knudsen, Kevin Hawkes (Illustrator) Cover Image