Thought-provoking Picks for ESL Readers

Find your next favorite book in these simple but life-changing accounts. Each of these books were featured in the Let’s Read English book club schedule.

The Last Lecture

The bestselling book by a local professor who gave advice about how to overcome obstacles and achieve your dreams.


This book tells the story of a young Iranian girl who lives through the Islamic Revolution of 1979. The story is a graphic non-fiction book, which means that it is filled with illustrations, which enhance the storytelling. The girl and her parents much find a new way to live in a culture that has been turned upside down.

The Reason I Jump

An autistic child explains his odd behaviors and helps readers understand how autistic people feel.