Donate Books!

Donate Books!

Support our programs inside the jail to thrive by donating books that have changed your life. These inmates are always hungry for ways to spend their time meaningfully, so now is a perfect time to head to your local bookstore or root through your own library to help us build ours.


Please send any and all material donations to



P.O. Box 4099

Albuquerque, NM 87196


If you’re having trouble thinking of what to send in, here are some examples of the books we’re looking for right now:


A Force More Powerful, by Peter Ackerman and Jack Duvall


A History of God, by Karen Armstrong


A Place to Stand, by Jimmy Santiago Baca


Always Running, by Luis Rodriguez


Couldn’t Keep It To Myself, by women of the York Correctional Institute, edited by Wally Lamb


Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card


The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald


Holler If You Hear Me: Searching for Tupac Shakur, by Michael Eric Dyson


I’ll Fly Away, by women of the York Correctional Institute, edited by Wally Lamb


Ishmael, by Daniel Quinn


The Lizard Cage, by Karen Connelly


Long Way Gone, by Ishmael Beah


Monster, by Sanyika Shakur


The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace, by John Paul Lederach


My Ishmael, by Daniel Quinn


Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea, by Mark Kurlansky


Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life, by Marshall Rosenberg


Peace Is Every Step, by Thich Nhat Hanh


The Power of Nonviolence: Writings by Advocates of Peace, edited by Howard Zinn


The Powers That Be, by Walter Wink


Speak Peace in a World of Conflict, by Marshall Rosenberg


Speaker for the Dead, by Orson Scott Card


Stones Into Schools, by Greg Mortensen


The Story of B, by Daniel Quinn


Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortensen and Oliver Relin