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Gemma Open Door books are written by best-selling authors and important new voices who really know how to tell a story! Fresh, original, relevant stories build confidence and introduce people to the pleasure of reading. Click on the cover image to learn more about the book. 

Interested in ordering 10 or more books? Contact our Executive Director, Trish O’Hare for discount information! You can find our order form here.

Cover Image for Airport by Wingo Perseus

Airport

Reading Level 3.7

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Cover Image of American Lion by R Timothy Rush

American Lion

Reading Level 4.3

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Cover image for Bake Sale by Suzanne Kamata

Bake Sale

Reading Level 3.2

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Cover image of Barn cat by Kyoko Mori

Barn Cat

Reading Level 4.7

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Cover image of Basketball by Lucy Bledsoe

Basketball

Reading Level 4.0

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Cover of The Bear Suit by Marta Maretich

The Bear Suit

Reading Level 3.7

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Cover image for The Builders a short novel by Maeve Binchy

The Builders

Reading Level 5.5

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Cover image for the Cell Phone Lot by Greta Gorsuch

The Cell Phone Lot

Reading Level 2.9

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Cover image for Fair-weathr friend by Patricia Scanlan

Fair-weather Friend

Reading Level 3.7

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Covre image Forever and Ever by David Elliott

Forever and Ever

Reading Level 3.6

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Book Cover image for A Full Circle by Tim Rush

A Full Circle

Reading Level 4.2

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Book cover image of The Giant Baby by Laurie Foos

The Giant Baby

Reading Level 4.9

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Cover image for A Girls' Guide to the Islands by Suzanne Kamata

A Girls' Guide to the Islands

Reading Level 4.9

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Cover image for has anyone seen larry by dierdre Purcell

Has Anyone Here Seen Larry?

Reading Level 3.5

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Cover image for Jackie Robinson by Joe Schuster

Jackie Robinson

Reading Level 6.8

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Jesus and Billy are Off to Barcelona by Dierdre Purcell cover image

Jesus and Billy Are Off to Barcelona

Reading Level 3.9

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Cover image for Key City on the River by Greta Gorsuch

Key City on the River

Reading Level 3.2

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Letter from Chicago by Kathy Kelly cover

Letter From Chicago

Reading Level 3.4

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Mad Weekend

Reading Level 5.5

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Mona by Alice Savage, HiLo book, Adult education, Adult Literacy, Gemma Open Door

Mona

Reading Level 2.3

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Mrs Whippy by Cecila Ahern book cover

Mrs. Whippy

Reading Level 5.5

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The Museum of Oddities

Reading Level 3.8

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Book Cover for Newcomers by Greta Gorsuch

Newcomers

Reading Level 3.3

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Book Cover for The Night Telephone by Greta Gorsuch

The Night Telephone

Reading Level 2.9

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Book cover for No Dress Rehearsal by Marian Keyes

No Dress Rehearsal

Reading Level 5.5

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Cover image for No Stopping Her by Rebecca Elswick

No Stopping Her

Reading Level 4.7

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Book Cover for Not Just for Christmas by Roddy Doyle

Not Just for Christmas

Reading Level 2.9

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Cover image for LOL! OMG! Faith and Laughter by Thomas C. Willadsen

OMG! LOL! Faith and Laughter

Reading Level 6.6

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Cover image for One Season in the Sun by Joe Schuster

One Season in the Sun

Reading Level 7

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Book cover for The Orchard by Catherine Temma Davidson

The Orchard

Reading Level 3.5

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Book Cover for The Other by Laurie Foos

The Other

Reading Level 3.1

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Cover image for The Peasants and The Mariners by Brian Bouldrey

The Peasants and the Mariners

Reading Level 5.9

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Cover image for Pirates on Dinosaur Island by Mark Edwards

Pirates On Dinosaur Island

Reading Level 7.1

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Cover image for The Possibility of Lions by Marta Maretich

The Possibility of Lions

Reading Level 4.7

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Cover image for post office on the Tokaido, by Greta Gorsuch

Post Office on the Tokaido

Reading Level 3.5

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Book cover for Queen Seren by Greta Gorsch

Queen Serene

Reading Level 2.8

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Book cover image for Spin Cycles by Charles Coe

Spin Cycles

Reading Level 4.8

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Cover Image for The SPy by Suzanne Kamata

The Spy

Reading Level 3.2

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Cover image for The Tiger's back by David Elliott

The Tiger's Back

Reading Level 3.3

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Cover Image for Time with Leo by John Bliss

Time With Leo

Reading Level 2.9

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Cover image of Toast by Laurie Foos

Toast

Reading Level 3.1

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Cover image of Training Days by Mai-Lee Chai

Training Days

Reading Level 3.7

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Cover image for The Transcriber by Kristen Witucki

The Transcriber

Reading Level 4.5

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Cover of Two Wheeled Detective by Susan Thompson

The Two-Wheeled Detective

Reading Level 4.1

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Velocity by Rebecca Roland, Adult literacy book

Velocity

Reading Level 2.2

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Yankee Doodle

Reading Level 5.2

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The Yellow House on Summer Street

Reading Level 2.3

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Mona

Reading Level 2.3

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