Oswego Reading Initiative

Past Selections

Each summer the ORI committee selects the book for the coming academic year's reading initiative. Past selections are listed below.

Selected in the Summer of:

2013 - The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan

2012 - City of Thieves by David Benioff

2011 - Bonobo Handshake by Vanessa Woods

2010 - The Learners by Chip Kidd

2009 - Persepolis by Marjane Satapi 

2008 - Field Notes by Elizabeth Kolbert 

2007 - Bombingham by Anthony Grooms

2006 - Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder

2005 - The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon

2004 - The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie

2003 -  Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

2002 -   Haven by Ruth Gruber