Freshman Reading/First Year Experience
Suggested titles for college common book programs as part of the Freshman First Year Experience
Copper Sun By: Sharon M. Draper
This edition: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publication date: January 1, 2008
Ages: above 14
Copper Sun is the epic story of a young girl torn from her African village, sold into slavery, and stripped of everything she has ever known—except hope.
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Beneath My Mother's Feet By: Amjed Qamar
This edition: Hardcover, 208 pages
Publication date: June 17, 2008
Ages: above 12
b> "Our lives will always be in the hands of our mothers, whether we like it or not." Nazia doesn't mind when her friends tease and call her a good beti, a dutiful daughter. Growing up in a working-class family in Karachi,...
Someday By: Alison McGhee
Illustrated by: Peter H. Reynolds
This edition: Hardcover, 40 pages
Publication date: February 27, 2007
Ages: above 4
A mother's love leads to a mother's dream -- every mother's dream -- for her child to live life to its fullest. A deceptively simple, powerful ode to the potential of love and the potential in life, Someday is the book...