Enrique’s Journey Common Reads

High schools and colleges across the country have adopted Enrique’s Journey as their freshman or common read. Enrique’s Journey was one of the books most commonly selected for 2015-2017 freshman common reads, according to a survey by Inside Higher Education. More than twenty cities have also adopted the book as their “one city, one book” read.

Colleges and Universities:

  • Moberly Area Community College, Moberly, MO
  • University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
  • Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
  • University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
  • Rider University, Lawrence Township, NJ
  • Alpha Chi Honor Society, Winter Read, Alexandria, VA
  • Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
  • East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
  • Wingate University, Wingate, NC
  • The Nueva School, San Mateo, CA
  • Mount St. Joseph University, Cincinnati, OH [second common read, using revised version]
  • East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
  • Williams College, Williamstown, MA
  • Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
  • Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN
  • Indiana University, Kokomo, IN
  • College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, OH
  • University of Missouri, Kansas City
  • Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg
  • Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA
  • Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO
  • Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  • Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA
  • Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR
  • Edgewood College, Madison, WI
  • University of North Carolina, Charlotte
  • Peace College, Raleigh, NC
  • Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
  • University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • Central College, Pella, IA
  • Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff
  • Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN
  • Florida Southern College, Lakeland, FL
  • Bluffton University, Bluffton, OH
  • Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH
  • Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO
  • University of South Carolina, Aiken
  • Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • John Carroll University, University Heights, OH
  • University of California, Santa Barbara (University-wide read)
  • Santa Barbara City College, CA
  • Texas A & M, College Station, TX
  • Allegheny College, Meadville, PA
  • Hawai’i Pacific University, Honolulu
  • Arcadia University, Glenside, PA
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Maricopa County, AZ (Common Read)
  • Fullerton College, Fullerton, CA (Common Read)
  • Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA (Common Read)
  • Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA (Common Read)
  • Cumberland County College, Vineland, NJ (Common Read)
  • Millersville University, Millersville, PA (Freshman Read)
  • California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA (Freshman Read)
  • Meredith College, Raleigh, NC (Common Read)
  • Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL (Freshman Read)
  • Lasell College, Newton, MA (Common Read)
  • Metro State College, Denver, CO (One Book Read)
  • George Fox University, Newberg, OR (Common Read)
  • University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison (Go Big Read Program)
  • SUNY College at Old Westbury (Freshman Read)
  • Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO (Common Read)
  • Adams State College, Alamosa, CO (Common Read)
  • North Seattle Community College (Winter Read)
  • Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA (First Year Connections Seminar Read)
  • University of Richmond, Richmond, VA (Summer Read for Juniors)
  • Loyola University Chicago (Freshman Read)
  • Newman University, Wichita, KS (Community Read)
  • Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY (Common Read)
  • Cabrini College Radnor Township,PA (Summer Read)
  • University of Wisconsin, La Crosse (Common Read)
  • Hesston College, Hesston, KS (Common Read)
  • Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA (Summer Read)
  • College of Wooster, Wooster, OH (Common Read)
  • Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE (Diversity Matters Book Series)
  • Manhattan College, New York, NY (Common Read)
  • Cedar Valley College, Lancaster, TX (Common Read)
  • College of Saint Mary, Omaha, NE (Common Read)
  • Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL (Campus Read)
  • University of La Verne, La Verne, CA (One Book, One University)
  • Holy Names University, Oakland, CA (Campus-wide Common Read)
  • California State University, Bakersfield (Common Read)
  • Utah Valley University, Orem, UT (Freshman Read)
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ (Common Read)
  • Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, AL (Common Read)
  • Catawba Valley Community College, Hickory, NC (Common Read)

High Schools:

  • Costa Mesa High School, Costa Mesa, CA (10th grade)
  • Newburyport High School, Newburyport, MA (9th grade)
  • Fort Morgan High School, Fort Morgan, CO
  • Coachella Valley High School, Thermal, CA
  • Brewster High School, Brewster, NY (summer)
  • Flower Mound High School, Flower Mound, TX (summer)
  • Centreville High School, Clifton, VA (9th grade, summer)
  • Martin Luther King High School, Nashville, TN
  • Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory, Indianapolis, IN
  • Ronald Reagan Senior High School, Miami, FL (10th grade, summer)
  • International School of Louisiana, New Orleans (8th grade, 2015)
  • Brooks School, MA (summer 2015)
  • Brown Summer High School (2015)
  • Catalina Foothills High School, Tucson, AZ (9th grade, summer)
  • St. Francis DeSales, Columbus, Ohio
  • Brother Martin High School, New Orleans, LA
  • Northern Valley Regional High School, Demarest, NJ
  • Northern Valley Regional High School, Old Tappan, NJ
  • Academy of the Holy Angels, Demarest, NJ
  • Bay Shore High School, Bay Shore, NY
  • Challenge Early College High School, Houston, TX
  • Santa Monica High School, Santa Monica, CA
  • La Jolla Country Day School, La Jolla, CA
  • Middletown N.J. High School
  • Wheeling High School, Wheeling, IL
  • Burlingame High School, Burlingame, CA
  • Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School, Bourne, MA
  • St. Ignatius High School, Cleveland, OH
  • Putnam County High School, Eatonton, GA
  • Hudson High School, Hudson, OH
  • Santa Ana High School, Santa Ana, CA
  • Animo Venice Charter High School, Venice, CA
  • Banning High School, Wilmington, CA
  • Hayfield Secondary School, Alexandria, VA
  • Los Alamitos High School, Los Alamitos, CA
  • Bishop Mora Salesian College Preparatory High School, Los Angeles, CA
  • Lakeview High School, Chicago, IL
  • John Muir High School, Pasadena, CA
  • Cheverus High School, Portland, ME
  • North East Independent School District, San Antonio, TX
  • La Salle High School of Yakima, Yakima, WA
  • Huntington High School, Huntington, NY
  • Marian High School, Omaha, NE
  • Mercy High School, Omaha, NE
  • Elk Grove High School, Elk Grove, IL
  • Notre Dame High School, San Jose, CA
  • Desert Mirage High School, Thermal, CA
  • Los Angeles Leadership Academy, Los Angeles, CA
  • Keansburg Public Schools, Keansburg, NJ
  • White Plains High School, White Plains, NY
  • North East Independent High School, San Antonio, TX
  • O’Fallon Township High School, O’Fallon, IL
  • Academy of Education and Empowerment at Carson High School, Carson, CA
  • Manheim Central High School, Manheim, PA
  • Woodrow Wilson High School, Washington DC
  • Conner High School, Hebron, KY
  • North High School, Sioux City, IA
  • Colorado Academy, Denver, CO
  • Incline Village Schools, Incline Village, NV
  • St. Mary’s School, Raleigh, NC
  • Jack C. Hayes High School, Buda, TX
  • Dobyns-Bennett High School, Kingsport, TN
  • Esteban E. Torres High School, Los Angeles, CA
  • Northern Valley High School District, NJ
  • Jackson School District, Jackson, NJ
  • Round Rock High School, Round Rock, TX
  • Andover eCademy, Andover, KS
  • Christian Brothers High School, Sacramento, CA
  • Haverford High School, Havertown, PA
  • Gates County High School, Gatesville, NC
  • Niles North High School District 219, Skokie, IL
  • University School of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, IL
  • Environmental Science and Technology High School, Los Angeles, CA
  • Harpeth Hall School, Nashville, TN
  • Johns Creek High School, Johns Creek, GA
  • Lake View High School, Chicago, IL
  • Watchung Hills Regional High School, Warren, NJ
  • Atlantic Technical Center High School, Margate, FL
  • Kellam High School, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Chatham High School, Chatham, NJ
  • St. Raymond High School for Boys, Bronx, NY
  • Immaculate Conception Academy, San Francisco, CA
  • Fletcher High School Cambridge AICE Program, Jacksonville, FL
  • Social Justice Humanitas Academy, San Fernando, CA
  • Marquette University High School, Milwaukee, WI
  • Mamaroneck High School, Mamaroneck, NJ
  • Johnson High School, San Antonio, TX
  • Nazareth Academy, LaGrange Park, IL
  • Pebblebrook High School, Mableton, GA
  • Olympian High School, Chula Vista, CA

Middle School [Young Adult Version]

  • Youth Policy Institution, Los Angeles, CA
  • Edward Brooke Charter School, Roslindale, MA
  • McDonough Expeditionary Learning School, Hartford, CT
  • Saint John’s Preparatory School, Collegeville, MN
  • Miller Middle School, Durango, CO
  • Durango Middle School, Durango, CO
  • Escalante Middle School, Durango, CO
  • James Denman Middle School, San Francisco, CA
  • James Lick Middle School, San Francisco, CA
  • The Benjamin School, North Palm Beach, FL

Enrique’s Journey has been adopted as a
“One City, One Book” read by 20 cities:

  • San Diego, CA 2007
  • Yuma, AZ 2008
  • Glendale, CA 2008
  • Santa Fe Springs, CA 2009
  • Saint Peter, MN 2009
  • Laredo, TX 2009
  • Memphis, TN 2010
  • Denver, CO 2012
  • Davis, CA 2013
  • Watsonville, CA 2013
  • Wyoming, MI 2014
  • Bakersfield, CA and Kern County, CA 2014
  • Rhinelander, WI 2014
  • Peoria, IL 2015
  • Nantucket, MA 2015
  • Lakeville, MN 2015
  • Northfield, MN, 2015
  • Stark County, ND 2015 (Young Adult version)
  • Perry, IA 2015
  • East Lansing, MI 2016

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