The Top Class Book Sets For Fall 2016

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See what class book sets school districts are buying this year!

School districts from across the country buy class book sets from BookPal. From Roald Dahl books for young readers to coming-of-age classics for high school students, we ship thousands of books every year to districts all over the U.S.A. Here’s a look at the most common class sets of books schools have been ordering so far this year!

Reorganized District Number 7 of Jackson County

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The Jackson County Reorganized School District 7 of Missouri purchased a couple hundred copies of Roald Dahl’s unforgettably whimsical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for a 2016 One School, One Book program.

 

Eden Central Schools

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Over the past few years, Eden Central Schools purchased more than 700 books from BookPal. A few of this year’s selection includes:

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
Things Fall Apart: A Novel by Chinua Achebe
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose
A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
The Bean Trees: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey

 

Williams Unified School District

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Williams Unified School District regularly purchases books from BookPal for several schools in its district. Their title selections range from nonfiction to fiction and from children’s books to novels. This year, the classroom novel sets they’ve ordered include:

Dragon’s Gate by Laurence Yep
National Geographic Readers: Sea Turtles by Laura Marsh
Caterpillar to Butterfly by Laura Marsh
What Was the First Thanksgiving? by Joan Holub
Who Was Ferdinand Magellan by S. A. Kramer
Who Was Neil Armstrong? by Roberta Edwards
Who Was Sitting Bull? by Stephanie Spinner
Who Was Annie Oakley? by Stephanie Spinner
Who Was Sally Ride? by Megan Stine
Abe Lincoln’s Hat by Martha Brenner
Francis Scott Key’s Star-Spangled Banner by Monica Kulling
Wildfire Run by Dee Garretson
The Diary of Anne Frank: A Play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett

 

Canton Unified School District No. 66

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Canton Unified School District No. 66 purchased class novel sets of The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger and To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee for its schools from BookPal this year. These books are two of the most popular literary classics studied in classrooms across the country.

 

Dearborn Public Schools District

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Dearborn Public Schools purchased a class book set of Soul Surfer by Bethany Hamilton, an internationally ranked surfer. This book, which has also been adapted into a motion picture, is Bethany’s personal account of how she survived a shark attack that cost her her arm, but not her spirit.

 

Pierce Joint Unified School District

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Pierce Unified School District purchased 120 copies of We Were Soldiers Once… And Young by Joseph L. Galloway and Harold G. Moore. This New York Times best seller is a classic account of heroism and sacrifice, as well as a vivid portrait of war at its most inspiring and devastating.

 

Saddleback Valley Unified School District

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Over the past couple of years, Saddleback Valley Unified School District has ordered a variety of titles — books for students in kindergarten through high school — from BookPal. This year, they ordered 170 copies of Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, a literary classic that serves as both a cautionary dystopian tale and a thought-provoking and entertaining narrative.

 

Park Forest-Chicago Heights SD 163

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Park Forest-Chicago Heights School 163 ordered more than 10 different titles for their spring break program this year, totaling over 650 books. The titles they ordered included:

The Million Dollar Shot by Dan Gutman
Money Hungry by Sharon G. Flake
Begging for Change by Sharon G. Flake
Bystander by James Preller
Trash by Andy Mulligan
Monster by Walter Dean Myers
Twerp by Mark Goldblatt
Moves Make the Man by Bruce Brooks
Bad Boy: A Memoir by Walter Dean Myers
The Skin I’m In by Sharon G. Flake
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
Circle of Gold by Candy Dawson Boyd
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
Julian, Dream Doctor by Ann Cameron
Gloria’s Way by Ann Cameron

For more class book set recommendations, check out our Pinterest board!

Our Customer Stories board on Pinterest is filled with book recommendations based on what our clients have ordered for their classrooms, schools, and school districts.

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This post was written by Elizabeth Lee, the marketing associate at BookPal. She is currently reading Onward by Howard Schultz and Joanne Gordon, and Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli.

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