Saturday, January 28, 2012

Library Loot: Fifth Trip in January

New Loot:

Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos [Newbery Winner 2012]
Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Yelchin [Newbery Honor Book 2012]
Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai [Newbery Honor Book 2012]
Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley [Printz Award Winner 2012; William C. Morris Award 2012]
The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson [William C. Morris Honor Book 2012]
Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey [Printz Honor Book 2012]
The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen [Schneider Family Book Teen Award 2012]
The Returning by Christine Hinwood [Printz Honor Book 2012]
Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall [Pura Belpre Author Award 2012; William C. Morris Honor Book 2012]
Big Girl Small by Rachel DeWoskin [Alex Award Winner, 2012]
Talk Funny Girl by Roland Merullo [Alex Award Winner, 2012]
Wheels of Change: How Women Rode The Bicycle to Freedom by Sue Macy [YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults, Finalist 2012]
Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition by Karen Blumenthal [Yalsa Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults, Finalist 2012]
Tales for Very Picky Eaters by Josh Schneider [Geisel Award 2012]
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Crossed by Ally Condie
Liesl & Po by Lauren Oliver
The Iron Thorn by Caitlin Kittredge
All Good Children by Catherine Austen
If You Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Numeroff
What Will Fat Cat Sit On by Jan Thomas
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff
If you Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Numeroff
If you Give a Pig a Party by Laura Numeroff
If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Numeroff

Leftover Loot:

Dear Miss Breed: True Stories of the Japanese American Incarceration during World War II by Joanne Oppenheim
Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson
King, Kaiser, Tsar: Three Royal Cousins Who Led the World To War by Catrine Clay

Book Trailers For This Week's Loot:

Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire and Marg that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link it using the Mr. Linky any time during the week. And of course check out what other participants are getting from their libraries.  

© 2012 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews


Kailana 10:43 AM  

I just recently read The Girl of Fire and Thorns and really enjoyed it. It was perfect but it was a page-turner for me. I really liked The Iron Thorn, too. I read it last year and am waiting for the sequel to come out in February, I think it is.

Then, one of these days I want to read Crossed (my library doesn't have it) and Cinder (which is on my TBR pile).


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