Susan's Picks 2004

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Teen Read Week 2004: It's Alive @ Your Library
Middle School list:

Son of the Mob by Gordon Korman

The House You Pass On the Way The House You Pass On the Way by Jacqueline Woodson

Bloody Jack Bloody Jack by L.A. Meyer

Bat 6 Bat 6 by Virginia Euwer Wolff

Cheating Lessons Cheating Lessons by Nan Willard Cappo

Memory Boy Memory Boy by Will Weaver

The Breadwinner The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis

Before We Were Free Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez

After After by Francine Prose

Alanna: the First Adventure Alanna: the First Adventure by Tamora Pierce

The Wee Free Men The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

The Rag and Bone Shop The Rag and Bone Shop by Robert Cormier

Companions of the Night Companions of the Night by Vivian VandeVelde

Getting Away With Murder Getting Away With Murder: the True Story of the Emmett Till Case by Chris Crowe

The Scarlet Pimpernel The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy

High School list:

Son of the Mob by Gordon Korman

Geography Club Geography Club by Brent Hartinger

Mind's Eye Mind's Eye by Paul Fleischman

Fighting Ruben Wolfe Fighting Ruben Wolfe by Markus Zusak

Cheating Lessons Cheating Lessons by Nan Willard Cappo

Memory Boy Memory Boy by Will Weaver

Persepolis Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

Sweetblood Sweetblood by Pete Hautman

After After by Francine Prose

Alanna: the First Adventure Alanna: the First Adventure by Tamora Pierce

The Wee Free Men The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

The Rag and Bone Shop The Rag and Bone Shop by Robert Cormier

Companions of the Night Companions of the Night by Vivian VandeVelde

Getting Away With Murder Getting Away With Murder: the True Story of the Emmett Till Case by Chris Crowe

The Scarlet Pimpernel The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy

 


Book Talk, Culler Middle School, May 17, 2004

Body Bags Body Bags by Christopher Golden

Stormbreaker Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz

How I Fell in Love and Learned to Shoot Freethrows How I Fell in Love and Learned to Shoot Freethrows by Jon Ripslinger

If You Come Softly If You Come Softly by Jacqueline Woodson

The Dirt Eaters The Dirt Eaters by Dennis Foon

The First Part Last The First Part Last by Angela Johnson

Touching Spirit Bear Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen

Mortal Engines Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve

Phineas Gage, a Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science Phineas Gage, a Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science by Jon Fleischman