Past Selections

Past Read Across McKinney Selections
2017 - The Book that Matters Most by Ann Hood

An enthralling novel about love, loss, secrets, friendship, and the healing power of literature. More info

2013 - The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

This is the story of of a young girl who, after a childhood spent in the foster-care system, is unable to get close to anybody and whose only connection to the world is through flowers and their meanings. More info

2011 - The Heretic’s Daughter by Kathleen Kent

The story reflects universal recognition of the effects of mass hysteria and xenophobic prejudices and illustrates the effects of intolerance, superstitious dread and social injustice. More info

2006 - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

The book was written in Alabama from 1955-1958 at the beginning of the Civil Rights era and published in 1960. The themes it explores are just as relevant today as they were when it was written. More info