2008 Recommended Reading List*

A Picture of Book of George Washington Carver ~~ David A. Adler

African American Fraternities and Sororities: the Legacy and Vision ~~ Editors Tamara L. Brown, Gregory S. Parks and Clarenda M. Phillips

Bailey’s Cafe ~~ Gloria Naylor

Bob Hope: My Life in Jokes ~~ Bob Hope with Linda Hope

By My Brother’s Side ~~Tiki and Ronde Barber

Choices: Guide for Today’s Woman ~~ Mary Jo Meadow Dec1are Yourself: Speak. Connect. Act. Vote.

Drita: My Homegirl ~~ Jenny Lombard

Generations: A Century of Women Speak about Their Lives ~~ Myriam Miedzian and Alisa Malinovich

God’s Little Instruction Book On Prayer  I Already Love You ~~ Billy Crystal

If I Live To Be 100: Lessons from the Centenarians ~~ Neenah Ellis

Letters to a Young Brother: MANifest Your Destiny ~~ Hill Harper

Mountains Beyond Mountains: Healing the World: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer ~~ Tracy Kidder

My Darling, My Hamburger ~~ Paul Zindel

Take Big Bites: Adventures Around the World and Across the Table ~~ Linda Ellerbee

The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity ~~ Julia Cameron

The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream ~~ Barak Obama

The Cat Ate My Gymsuit ~~ Paula Danzinger

The Hiding Place ~~ Corrie Ten Brown

The Holy Bible (King James Version)

The Last Lecture ~~ Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow The Purpose Driven Life ~~ Rick Warren

The Women Who Raised Me: a Memoir ~~ Victoria Rowell

Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time­ ~~ Greg Mortenson and Dave Oliver Relin

 *Read or reread inspirational books throughout the year and especially during National  Inspirational Role Models Month (NIRMM) designated November month-long celebration time. Please feel free to print/make copies of list and share with others.

©House of Communications 2008

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