2016-2017 Theme

What Children Eat: Accessibility of Nourishing Foods and Developmental Impacts 

Book: The First 1,000 Days: A Crucial Time for Mothers and Children--And the World by Roger Thurow

2015-2016 Theme

Goals and Consequences of the U.S. Criminal Justice System

Book: Locked Down, Locked Out by Maya Schenwar

2014-2015 Theme

Winners and Losers in a Warming World

Book: Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming by McKenzie Funk

2013-2014 Theme

Finding Ways to Reduce Teen Homelessness 

Book: Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope by Kevin Ryan and Tina Kelley

2012-2013 Theme

The Ubiquity of Plastic in Our Lives

Book: Plastic: A Toxic Love Story by Susan Freinkel

2011-2012 Theme

Immigration Dilemmas: Borders, Jobs, Families and Papers 

Book: Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America by Helen Thorpe

2010-2011 Theme

The Causes of Methamphetamine Use and the Drug's Impact on Individuals, Families, and Communities

Book: Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town by Nick Reding