They’re here, now where are you? 30 Titles for World Book Night USA

And World Book Night USA winners are . . . .

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Friday Night Lights by H.G. Bissinger

Kindred by Octavia E. Butler

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

Little Bee by Chris Cleave

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Blood Work by Michael Connelly

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
(a Spanish-language edition, La breve y maravillosa vida de Óscar Wao, will also be made available)

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

Zeitoun by Dave Eggers

Peace Like a River by Leif Enger

A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick

Q is for Quarry by Sue Grafton

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

The Stand by Stephen King

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

The History of Love by Nicole Krauss

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Just Kids by Patti Smith

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Click here to learn more about the books

Giver Application and the World Book Night titles

World Book Night USA has announced its titles!  Now you have a chance to become a giver. WBN, US is looking for 50,000 passionate book lovers from all over the country to give copies of one of the World Book Night books on April 23, 2012.

Share your love of books and reading with others!

In order to be a giver you must be:

  • 16 or over and resident in the USA
  • Able to collect 20 copies of your chosen book from your local bookshop or library (or have someone who can collect them for you)
  • Committed to giving your books away on or around World Book Night to non or light readers

Givers will be chosen based on where, to whom and why you want to give the books.

Click here to sign up to be a giver

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