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USC Book Drive

Donate new or gently used books today to benefit the USC Family of Schools. Donations will help replenish classroom libraries and provide for book bundles that students can take home.

The BookDrive is from March 17-April 13, 2014.

You can drop off books at any of these locations:

The official USC Donation Station, Booth 701, during the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
University Park Campus Gates and the Widney Alumni House
Any USC bookstore
Keck Medical Center of USC marketplace, hospital and clinic entrances
Biggy Street garage entrance on USC’s Health Sciences Campus

FOB 2014 Book Drive Wishlist
All the Colors of the Earth by Sheila Hamanaka
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
Chicks and Salsa by Aaron Reynolds
David Gets In Trouble by David Shannon
Dogku by Andrew Clements
Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7) by J.K. Rowling
Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook (Junie B. Jones, Book 9) by Barbara Park
The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Movie Tie-in Edition by C.S. Lewis
Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Biography by Roger Bruns
The Mixed-Up Chameleon by Eric Carle
On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker by A’Lelia Bundles
The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
Rodrick Rules (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 2) by Jeff Kinney
Sally and the Purple Socks (hardcover) by Lisze Bechtold
Skippyjon Jones 1-2-3 (Skippyjon Jones) by Judy Schachner
The Story of Eli Whitney by Jean Lee Latham
Touchdown: The Power and Precision of Football’s Perfect Play by Mark Stewart
The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 5) by Jeff Kinney
Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Where the Sidewalk Ends 30th Anniversary Edition: Poems and Drawings by Shel Silverstein
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 100th Anniversary Edition by L Frank Baum

For more information, please contact Kim Thomas-Barrios, Executive Director, Educational Partnerships, at or (213) 740-6313.