"One Book" Reading Promotion Projects

Selected List by Author

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Authors Beginning with "D"

Roald Dahl
“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”
     Westchester (New York) 2005
“James and the Giant Peach”
     Orlando (Florida) 2005

Sandra Dallas
“Tallgrass”
     Cape Girardeau (Missouri) 2008

Edwidge Danticat
“Breath, Eyes, Memory”
     Hartford (Connecticut) 2002
     Miami (Florida) 2004 (Spring)
“Brother, I'm Dying”
     Arlington (Virginia) 2008 (adult) -
“Dew Breaker”
     New Paltz (New York) 2006

Charles Darwin
“On the Origin of the Species”
     South Bend (Indiana) 2008-09

Julie Dash
“Daughters of the Dust”
     Charleston County (South Carolina) 2011

Joshua Davis
“Spare Parts”
     Richardson (Texas) 2016

Richard Dawkins
“Selfish Gene”
     Kansas City (Missouri) 2008

George Dawson
“Life is so Good”
     Saginaw Area (Michigan) 2004

Beverly Deepe Keever
“Death Zones & Darling Spies: Seven Years of Vietnam War Reporting”
     * State-wide program (Nebraska) 2015

Jim Defede
“Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland”
     Racine (Wisconsin) 2006

Sarah L. Delany
“Having Our Say: The Delany Sister's First 100 Years”
     Columbia (South Carolina) 2011

Pat Cunningham Devoto
“Out of the Night That Covers Me”
     Montgomery (Alabama) 2004

Junot Diaz
“Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao”
     Hartford (Connecticut) 2009
     Amherst (Massachusetts) 2013

Kate DiCamillo
“Because of Winn-Dixie”
     Orlando (Florida) 2003 Jan. 12-14
     Arkansas City (Kansas) 2005
     Holden (Massachusetts) 2005
     North Reading (Massachusetts) 2006 (children) -
     Omaha (Nebraska) 2005
     * State-wide program (New Jersey) 2004
     Pittsboro (North Carolina) 2007
“Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane”
     Naperville (Illinois) 2006 (children) -
     Dover (New Hampshire) 2007

Charles Dickens
“Tale of Two Cities”
     Sarasota/Manatee Counties (Florida) 2007
“Great Expectations”
     Lowell (Massachusetts) 2012

Joan Didion
“White Album”
     Malibu (California) 2006

Brad Dimock
“Sunk Without a Sound”
     * State-wide program (Arizona) 2005 #1 -

Chitra Divakaruni
“One Amazing Thing”
     Alliance (Ohio) 2012
     Richardson (Texas) 2012

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
“Mistress of Spices”
     Oakland (California) 2006

Tahar Djaout
“Last Summer of Reason”
     Johnson County (Iowa) 2001

E. L. Doctorow
“March”
     Clarendon Hills, Downers Grove, Hinsdale, Indian Prairie, Lisle, Thomas Ford, Westmont, and Woodridge (Illinois) 2007
     Davie County (Mocksville) (North Carolina) 2007

Ivan Doig
“Whistling Season”
     Loveland (Colorado) 2007
     Boone and Callaway Counties (Missouri) 2008
     Lake Oswego (Oregon) 2010

Jennifer Donnelly
“Northern Light”
     Western New York (New York) 2006

Tim Dorsey
“Florida Roadkill”
     Lee County (Florida) 2007

Doug Dorst
“Alive in Necropolis”
     San Francisco (California) 2009

Oroark Dowell
“Shooting the Moon”
     Winnetka-Northfield (Illinois) 2011 (children) -

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
“Adventures of Sherlock Holmes”
     South Bend (Indiana) 2012
“Hound of the Baskervilles”
     Allen (Texas) 2011-12 (adult-
“Adventures of Sherlock Holmes”
     Sierra Madre (California) 2012
“Hound of the Baskervilles”
     Allen (Texas) 2012

Joe Drape
“Our Boys: A Perfect Season on the Plains with the Smith Center Redmen”
     Louisburg (Kansas) 2012

Sharon Draper
“Fire from the rock”
     Cincinnati (Ohio) 2009 (youth)-

Firoozeh Dumas
“Funny in Farsi”
     Orange County (California) 2004
     Palo Alto (California) 2006
     Whittier (California) 2005
     Dayton (Ohio) 2008
     Concord (New Hampshire) 2010
     Carlsbad (California) 2009
“Laughing Without an Accent”
     Concord (New Hampshire) 2010

David James Duncan
“Brothers K”
     McMinnville (Oregon) 2005

D. D. Dunn
“Binder Twine 'n Bandaids: Homegrown Humor from the Heartlands”
     Northern Illinois (Illinois) 2005
     Princeton (Illinois) 2005

 

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