City Year Miami "Shoulders of Giants" Book Drive


Grounded in an evolving research base, City Year focuses on supporting the development, growth, and success of students in systemically under-resourced schools, while preparing our AmeriCorps members to be leaders in their communities and careers. We're proud to announce that City Year Miami has partnered with Books & Books to make giving the gift of reading simple and easy


Here's how you can donate one or more books to the 3,000+ students served by City Year Miami.

  • Purchase one or more of the books below.
  • For shipping, choose "City Year Miami Book Drive *DONATION*"
  • Write "City Year" in the comment field of your order when checking out 

We can also choose a book - or books! - for you;  simply purchase a gift card or online gift code and we'll do the rest!


Reading gives us the ability to go places, meet people, and see other ways of life. It opens our minds beyond what we know firsthand, allowing us to imagine what we could one day realize for ourselves.

Give the gift of reading today.

Ghost (Track #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481450164
Availability: AVAILABLE TO ORDER (Please allow 10-14 days for store pickup)
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

A National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature.
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.


Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowing him down in this first electrifying novel of the acclaimed Track series from Coretta Scott Ki


New Kid Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062691194
Availability: AVAILABLE TO ORDER (Please allow 10-14 days for store pickup)
Published: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019

Winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature! 


Merci Suárez Changes Gears Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536212587
Availability: AVAILABLE TO ORDER (Please allow 10-14 days for store pickup)
Published: Candlewick - April 7th, 2020

“The realistic portrayal of a complex young Latina’s life is one many readers will relate to. . . . Medina cruises into readers’ hearts.” — School Library Journal (starred review)


The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781101997253
Availability: AVAILABLE TO ORDER (Please allow 10-14 days for store pickup)
Published: Puffin Books - April 3rd, 2018

A 2018 Pura Belpré Author Honor Book

Save the restaurant. Save the town. Get the girl. Make Abuela proud. Can thirteen-year-old Arturo Zamora do it all or is he in for a BIG, EPIC FAIL? 


Charlie Hernández & the League of Shadows Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534426597
Availability: NOT IN STOCK,,, but we can attempt to get it
Published: Aladdin - October 22nd, 2019

“A perfect pick for kids who love Rick Riordan.” —Booklist (starred review)
“A winner for all kids, but it will be especially loved by Latinx and Hispanic families.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

The Lightning Thief meets the Story Thieves series in this middle grade fantasy inspired by Hispanic folklore, leg


Brown Girl Dreaming Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780147515827
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Puffin Books - October 11th, 2016

Jacqueline Woodson's National Book Award and Newbery Honor winner, now available in paperback with 7 all-new poems.

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

A President Obama "O" Book Club pick


Scythe (Arc of a Scythe #1) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781442472433
Availability: AVAILABLE TO ORDER (Please allow 10-14 days for store pickup)
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 28th, 2017

Two teens must learn the “art of killing” in this Printz Honor–winning book, the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology.

A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death.


Illegal Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781492665823
Availability: AVAILABLE TO ORDER (Please allow 10-14 days for store pickup)
Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - August 7th, 2018

A powerfully moving, award-winning graphic novel that explores the current plight of undocumented immigrants from New York Times bestselling author Eoin Colfer and the team behind the Artemis Fowl graphic novels. How can a human being be illegal for simply existing?


Lucky Broken Girl Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780399546457
Availability: AVAILABLE TO ORDER (Please allow 10-14 days for store pickup)
Published: Puffin Books - April 10th, 2018

Winner of the 2018 Pura Belpre Award!

“A book for anyone mending from childhood wounds.”—Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street

 


The Poet X Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062662811
Availability: AVAILABLE TO ORDER (Please allow 10-14 days for store pickup)
Published: Quill Tree Books - April 7th, 2020

Winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the Michael L. Printz Award, and the Pura Belpré Award!


Dear Martin Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781101939529
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Ember - September 4th, 2018

"Powerful, wrenching.” –JOHN GREEN, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down

"Raw and gripping." –JASON REYNOLDS, New York Times bestselling coauthor of All American Boys


American Street Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062473059
Availability: AVAILABLE TO ORDER (Please allow 10-14 days for store pickup)
Published: Balzer + Bray - May 1st, 2018

A National Book Award Finalist with five starred reviews and multiple awards!

American Street is an evocative and powerful coming-of-age story perfect for fans of Everything, Everything; Bone Gap; and All American Boys.


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