Past Books

The thing that makes the Global Read Aloud truly incredible are the amazing books that have been the center of the project since its inception.  Since 2012, the GRA has also been lucky enough to have some of the authors involved during the 6 weeks.  This has only elevated the project to a new level of connectivity


The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery


Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown


The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

  • To see Katherine’s final Q&A video, go here

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White


Eric Carle author study

Marty McGuire by Kate Messner

Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper

  • To see Sharon’s final Q&A video, go here

Stupid Fast by Geoff Herbach


Peter H. Reynolds author study

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jenni Holm

  • To see Jenni’s final Q&A video, go here

One for the Murphy’s by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

  • To see Lynda’s final Q&A Video, go here 

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green



Amy Krouse Rosenthal author study

The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Fish by L.S. Matthews

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina



Lauren Castillo author study

The BFG by Roald Dahl

Pax by Sara Pennypacker

Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt

All American Boys by Brendan Kiely and Jason Reynolds



Mem Fox author study

Fenway and Hattie by Victoria Coe

The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness


2 thoughts on “Past Books

  1. This year will be the first in 22 years that I will not be teaching English. I will be teaching only math and Science with Grade 7 students. I would like to do a math GRA. I see in the past you did Eric Carle who would make a great Primary math read aloud for the Minds On component of Math lessons but I would like to know some titles to introduce Intermediate concepts. I know that Marian Small has a literature section in her “Making Math Meaningful” text but there are no lesson plan ideas to go with them. I am very interested in using ideas that have been good for expanding literacy skills to helping students make connections and build their numeracy skills too. If there are other like minds out there perhaps we could use this format for mathematics too.

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