Thank you to all students and teachers who submitted recommendations for our Kindle Library!  The following e-books will be purchased and available on the library’s pilot set of Kindles:

  • Animal Farm – Orwell
  • The Book Thief – Zusak
  • The Disappearing Spoon – Kean
  • The Gift of Rain – Eng
  • House Rules – Picoult
  • Leviathan – Westerfeld
  • Mountains Beyond Mountains – Kidder
  • My Sister’s Voice – Carter
  • A Thousand Splendid Suns – Hosseini
  • Triangular Road – Marshall
  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance – Pirsig

Based on suggestions from the English department, the following classics available in a free e-book format will be downloaded to our Kindles too.

  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
  • Anna Karenina
  • Anthem
  • The Awakening
  • The Call of the Wild
  • The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Dracula
  • Frankenstein
  • Moby Dick
  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • The Scarlet Letter
  • Siddhartha
  • The Souls of Black Folk
  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • Up from Slavery

Kindles may be checked out for two weeks at a time beginning November 15, 2010.

How many of these 28 e-books could YOU read in two weeks?  Remember, before you can check out a Kindle, you must complete a Kindle Use form and submit it to Ms. DeGroat.  You’ll find the form (PDF) at the bottom of the Reading Den page of the MW Library Research Commons.