January: The Litigator by John Grisham
February: What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell
March: The Tragedy of Arthur by Arthur Phillips
April: Far from the Tree (first five chapters only) by Andrew Solomon
May: John Dillinger Slept Here by Paul Maccabee
June: Ordinary Grace by Wm. K. Krueger
July: The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kierman
August: The Racketeer by John Grisham
September:Fly Boys by James Brady
October: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
November: Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie
December: A Dog’s Journey by Bruce Cameron
BACK LIST OF READINGS
Alex Cross's Trial, by James Patterson and Richard DiLallo. Animal Farm, by George Orwell.
The Associate, by John Grisham.
Big Russ and Me: Father and Son: Lessons of Life, by Tim Russert.
Black Like Me, by John Howard Griffin.
The Coming Global Superstorm, by Art Bell.
Cry the Beloved Country, by Alan Paton.
Cutting for Stone, by Abraham Verghese
Desperate Passage:the Donner Party's Perilous Journey West, by Ethan Rarick The Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson Dreamers of the Day, by Mary Doria Russell.
Driftless, by David Rhode.
The Emigrants, by Vilhelm Moberg.
Final Solution, by Michael Chabon.
Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls.
The Greatest Knight, by Elizabeth Chadwick.
Half Broke Horses: a true-life novel, by Jeannette Walls.
Have a Little Faith: a true story, by Mitch Albom.
Hidden Roots, by Joseph Bruchac.
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, by Julia Alvarez.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot
The Innocent Man: murder and justice in a small town,by John Grisham.
Jelly's Gold, by David Housewright.
The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, by Walter Mosley.
The Latehomecomer:a Hmong family memoir, by Kao Kalia Yang.
The Leper, by Steve Thayer.
Life Among the Lutherans, by Garrison Keillor.
Lincoln Lawyer, by Michael Connelly. Loving Frank: a novel, by Nancy Horan.
Maisie Dobbs, by Jacqueline Winspear.
Marley and Me, by John Grogan.
Minnesota's Rocks and Waters:a geological story, by George M. Schwartz and George Thiel.
Minnesota Underfoot: a field guide to the State's outstanding geologic features, by Constance Jefferson Sansome, with photographs by Kenneth N. Sansome,
Mister Pip, by Lloyd Jones.
Mountains Beyond Mountains, by Tracy Kidder
My Side of the Mountain, by Jean Craighead.
River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey, by Candice Millard.
A Secret Kept, by Tatiana de Rosnay.
Shutter Island, by Dennis Lehane.
Spilling Clarence, by Anne Ursu.
State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett
Teacher Man: a memoir, by Frank McCourt.
They Poured Fire On Us From the Sky: the story of three lost boys from Sudanby Alephonsion Deng.
The Tipping Point, by Malcolm Gladwell.
Those Who Save Us,by Jenna Blum.
Tuck Everlasting, by Natalie Babbitt.
Uncle Tom's Cabin, by Harriet Beecher Stowe. War, by Sebastian Junger.
Water for Elephants, by Sarah Gruen.
Weeping Under This Same Moon, by Jana Laiz.
The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin. (with Lily Lake school 6th graders).
Witness of Combines, by Kent Meyers.