Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Publishers Weekly Best of 2006

Publisher's Weekly Best of 2006

For the full list and article please go to the Publisher's Weekly site. However, I am choosing to highlight the titles geared towards children and young adults. A mere fraction of the full list.

Children’s Picture Books
The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon by Mini Grey
Owen & Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship by Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff and Dr. Paula Kahumbu, photos by Peter Greste
Lilly's Big Day by Kevin Henkes
Jazz by Walter Dean Myers, illus. by Christopher Myers
John, Paul, George & Ben by Lane Smith
Flotsam by David Wiesner

Children’s Fiction (Includes Young Adults)
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing by M.T. Anderson
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo, illus. by Bagram Ibatoulline
Saint Iggy by K.L. Going
Fly by Night by Frances Hardinge
Incantation by Alice Hoffman
Firestorm by David Klass
Keturah and Lord Death by Martine Leavitt
Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
Sold by Patricia McCormick
Clementine by Sara Pennypacker, illus. by Marla Frazee
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Children’s Nonfiction
Pick Me Up (DK)
Escape! The Story of the Great Houdini by Sid Fleischman
To Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel by Siena Cherson Siegel, illus. by Mark Siegel

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