Monday, January 22, 2007

Booklist Editors Choice

Booklist Editors' Choice List 2006

    Older Readers
  • Clay by David Almond
  • Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing by M.T. Anderson
  • Freedom Riders by Ann Bausum
  • Ask Me No Questions by Marina Budhos
  • This Is All by Aidan Chambers
  • The Poet Slave of Cuba by Margarita Engle
  • The Adventures of Marco Polo by Russell Freedman
  • An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
  • Over A Thousand Hills I Walk With You by Hanna Jansen
  • Dreamhunter by Elizabeth Knox
  • Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson
  • Kampung Boy by Lat
  • Keturah and Lord Death by Martine Leavitt
  • Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
  • Sold by Patricia McCormick
  • A Small White Scar by K.A. Nuzum
  • Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
  • The Great Circle by Neil Philip
  • Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett
  • Ptolemy's Gate by Jonathan Stroud
  • American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

    For Middle Readers
  • Victory by Susan Cooper
  • The Road to Paris by Nikki Grimes
  • The Homework Machine by Dan Gutman
  • La Linea by Ann Jaramillo
  • Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata
  • The Year of the Dog by Grace Lin
  • A Dog For Life by L.S. Matthews
  • Quest for the Tree Kangaroo by Sy Montgomery
  • Jazz by Walter Dean Myers
  • Bread and Roses, Too by Katherine Paterson
  • Bella at Midnight by Diane Stanley

    For the young
  • Ivy and Bean by Annie Barrows
  • Sea Horse by Chris Butterworth
  • Best Best Friends by Margaret Chodos-Irvine
  • Little Mama Forgets by Robin Cruise
  • The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
  • Lilly's Big Day by Kevin Henkes
  • Pancakes for Supper by Anne Isaacs
  • Boo and Baa Have Company by Lena Landstrom
  • Shivers in the Fridge by Fran Manushkin
  • Adele and Simon by Barbara McClintock
  • I'm Dirty by Kate McMullen
  • Night Boat to Freedom by Margot Theis Raven
  • Cookies: Bite Size Life Lessons by Amy Rosenthal
  • Black? White! Day? Night! by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
  • So Sleepy Story by Uri Shulevitz
  • Meow Ruff by Joyce Sidman
  • Baby Shoes by Dashka Slater
  • The Moon by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Winter Is The Warmest Season by Laura Stringer
  • I'm A Pill Bug by Yukihisa Tokuda
  • Flotsam by David Weisner
  • Dizzy by Jonah Winter


Anonymous,  7:41 AM  

I think all of these books are in the right catagories. I think A dog for life is a good middle aged book. For Pre- Teens.

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