Wednesday, November 26, 2008

SLJ Best Books 2008

Here is School Library Journal's list of best books of 2008. For having 67 books, they sure are missing some of the biggies--those that are my favorite and best. I'm skipping over (for now) the picture books and nonfiction. Here are the fiction titles they've highlighted:

The Seer of Shadows by Avi
What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor
Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd
Coraline the Graphic Novel by Neil Gaiman. Adapted by P. Craig Russell.
Paper Towns by John Green.
Well Witched by Frances Hardinge
My One Hundred Adventures by Polly Horvath
The Dragonfly Pool by Eva Ibbotson
Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
Princess Ben by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
The Door of No Return by Sarah Mussi
Sunrise Over Fallujah by Walter Dean Myers
The Leanin' Dog by K.A. Nuzum
The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson
Clementine's Letter by Sara Pennypacker
Nation by Terry Pratchett
Here Lies Arthur by Philip Reeve
Keeping the Night Watch by Hope Anita Smith
Becoming Billie Holiday by Carole Boston Weatherford
Impossible by Nancy Werlin

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