Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Amazon's Best Books of 2006

Amazon’s Best Books of 2006

Top 10 Editors’ Picks for Teens:

  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • Endymion Spring by Matthew Skelton
  • New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
  • Desert Crossing by Elise Broach
  • Cathy’s Book: If Found Call 650-266-8233 by Sean Stewart
  • Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
  • The Wish House by Celia Rees
  • American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
  • The Loud Silence of Francine Green by Karen Cushman
  • The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol. 1: The Pox Party by M.T. Anderson

Top 10 Editors’ Picks for Middle Readers:

  • The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate Dicamillo
  • Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
  • Pirateology: The Pirate Hunter’s Companion by William Captain Lubber
  • Here There Be Monsters by Alan Snow
  • Pick Me Up by Jeremy Leslie
  • Fly By Night by Frances Hardinge
  • Crispin: At The Edge of the World by Avi
  • Far-Flung Adventures: Corby Flood by Paul Stewart
  • Dear Miss Breed by Joanne Oppenheim
  • Owen & Mzee: The True Story of A Remarkable Friendship by Craig Hatkoff

Top 10 Editors’ Picks: Picture Books

  • Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen
  • Mommy? by Maurice Sendak
  • Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
  • Mrs. Crump’s Cat by Linda Smith
  • Alphabet Explosion!: Search Count from Alien to Zebra by John Nickle
  • Wolves by Emily Gravett
  • Frankenstein Makes A Sandwich by Adam Rex
  • Adele & Simon by Barbara McClintock
  • Encyclopedia Prehistorica Sharks and Other Sea Creatures: The Definitive Pop-Up by Robert Sabuda
  • Moon Plane by Peter McCarty

For a fuller description of each book, read the full article on Amazon.

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