Little Princes, Fall 2014

Past Reddie Read Selections and Nominees

  • -  Indicates the selected Reddie Read title for that year.





  • The Laramie Project, by Moisés Kauffman and the Tectonic Theatre Project
  • The Story of Stuff: How Our Obsession with Stuff is Trashing the Planet, Our Communities, and Our Health - And a Vision for Change, by Annie Leonard
  • Where Am I Wearing: A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make our Clothes, by Kelsey Timmerman
  • Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness, by Touré



  • How Does It Feel to Be a Problem: Being Young and Arab in America, by Moustafa Bayoumi
  • Another Day in Paradise: International Humanitarian Workers Tell Their Stories, by Carol Bergman
  • War, by Sebastian Junger
  • Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything, by Steven D. Levitt
  • Brooklyn: A Novel, by Colm Toibin
  • Half Broke Horses, by Jeannette Walls



  • A Long Way Gone, by Ishmael Beah
  • Juno & Juliet: A Novel, by Julian Gough
  • Outcast United: An American Town, A Refugee Team, and One Woman’s Quest to Make a Difference, by Warren St. John
  • Final Salute: A Story of Unfinished Lives, by Jim Sheeler
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot



  • The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho
  • The Road, by Cormac McCarthy
  • When the Emperor Was Divine, by Julie Otsuka
  • The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein
  • The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls



  • Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon
  • Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer
  • Devil’s Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three, by Mara Leveritt
  • Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi
  • Plenty: Eating Locally on the 100-mile Diet, by Alisa Smith and J.B. MacKinnon



  • The Pact, by Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, Rameck Hunt, and Lisa Frazier Page
  • Nickel and Dimed, by Barbara Ehrenreich
  • The Interpreter of Maladies, by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Because They Wanted To, by Mary Gaitskill
  • Enrique's Journey, by Sonia Nazario



  • In the Time of the Butterflies, by Julia Alvarez
  • The River Why, by David James Duncan
  • Never Cry Wolf, by Farley Mowat
  • The Things They Carried, by Tim O'Brien
  • Fast Food Nation, by Eric Schlosser
  • Maus, by Art Spiegelman



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Chris considers professors Lynn Stanley, Woody Jolley, Patrick Wempe, and the late Dr. McAfee, his most influential instructors. “Each one taught me, in their own way, many of the leadership techniques and philosophies I put to use on daily basis.”

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Chris RatcliffBachelor of Science - Recreation (Leisure Services Management), 2005
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