Every summer all Bigelow students and staff read the same book as part of Bigelow’s One Book, One School Program. In the fall students discuss the book in their community blocks.
The goal of the program is to create a more inclusive community through participation in a common reading experience of a book that reflects a central theme incorporating Bigelow’s core values.
Thank you to all the parents for your support of the PTO. It is through your support that we are able to underwrite special programs like this for our children.
2018 – Full Cicada Moon
Full Cicada Moon is set in late 1960’s Vermont and features a biracial main character, Mimi, who has a hard time fitting in. She has hopes and dreams that others discourage. In a time when girls are not encouraged to pursue their goals, Mimi works hard to follow hers. Will she be able to persevere?
Go to the One School, One Book page, on the Bigelow Library website, to learn more about the book and the program.
2017 – The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, by William Kamkwamba
2016 – The Seventh Most Important Thing, by Shelley Pearsall
2015 – Losing It, by Erin Fry
2014 – Schooled, by Gordon Korman
2013 – Flipped, by Wendelin Van Draanen