2017

"Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi

2015

"Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption" by Bryan Stevenson

2014

"Dirty Life" by Kristin Kimball

2013

"Little Princess" by Conor Grennan

2012

"Caleb's Crossing" by Geraldine Brooks

2011

"Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" by Jonathan Safran Foer

2010

"A Pearl in the Storm" by Tori Murden McClure

2009

"City of Thieves" by David Benioff

2008

"Life is So Good" by Richard Glaubman

2007

"Across a Hundred Mountains" by Reyna Grande

2006

"The True Story of Hansel and Gretel" by Louise Murphy (Adult selection)

"Briar Rose" by Jane Yolen (Teen selection)

"Hansel and Gretel" illustrated by Paul Zelinsky (Children's selection)

2005

"Mountains Beyond Mountains" by Tracy Kidder

2004

"The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini

2003

"Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury

2002

"Snow in August" by Pete Hamill