Our Complete List of Selections

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Each month, the DBC selects books to read based on a diverse theme. Here, you'll find a complete list of every DBC selection.

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Summer Reading

June - August 2018

Click here to view our Summer Reading Guide.

February 2018

Chronic Illness

Adult Fiction (Contemporary Fiction): Left Neglected by Lisa Genova

Middle Grade Fiction (Realistic Fiction, Ages 8-12): Caleb & Kit by Beth Vrabel


There are no picture book selections for February. (If you have a recommendation for a picture book related to chronic illness, please get in touch with us at!)

December 2017

LGBTQ+ Pride

Adult Fiction (Classic Literature): Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin

Young Adult Fiction (Contemporary Fiction): We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

Middle Grade Fiction (Realistic Fiction, Ages 8-12): George by Alex Gino


Worm Loves Worm by J.J. Austrian

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress by Christine Baldacchio

This Day in June by Gayle E. Pitman

And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson

November 2017

Differing Abilities

Adult Fiction (Contemporary Fiction): Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig

Young Adult Fiction (Contemporary Fiction): Love and First Sight by Josh Sundquist

Middle Grade Non-Fiction (Graphic Novel/Memoir, Ages 8-12): El Deafo by Cece Bell


The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin by Julia Finley Mosca

Miss Little's Gift by Douglas Wood

Hello Goodbye Dog by Maria Gianferrari

A Boy and a Jaguar by Alan Rabinowitz