Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Reading List from the "J" Department

September 2015
brown girl dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
Princess Academy: The Forgotten Sisters by Shannon Hale

August 2015
Voyage of the Sea Wolf by Eve Bunting
Listen, Slowly by Thanhha Lai

March 2014
What the Moon Said by Gayle Rosengren
July 2013
Smile by Raina Telgemeier

June 2013
Countdown by Deborah Wiles
One crazy summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

January 2013
Black Radishes by Susan Lynn Meyer
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

June - December 2012 
Matilda by Roald Dahl
Waiting for the Magic by Patricia MacLachlan
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
Messenger by Lois Lowry
Pie by Sarah Weeks
Nest for Celeste by Henry Coles 
Poppy by Avi

May 2012
the whole story of a half girl  by veera hiranandani

March 2012
Just Grace by Charise Mericle Harper
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
Brendan Buckley's Sixth-Grade Experiment by Sundee Tucker Frazier

December 2011
Familiars Adam Epstein/Andrew Jacobson
How Tia Lola Came to Stay Alverez, Julia
Day-Glo Brothers Barton, Chris
Extraordinary Adventures of Ordinary Boy: The Hero Revealed Boniface, William ill
Name of this Book Secret "Bosch, Pseudonymous
Because of Mr. Terupt "Buyea, Bob
My Dog, My Hero Byars, Betsy
Story of Snow Cassino, Mark
Redwoods Chin, Jason
Room One Clements, Andrew
Love that Dog Creech, Sharon
Ruby Holler Creech, Sharon
Touch blue Cynthia Lord
Witches Dahl, Roald
Henrietta Hornbuckle's Circus of Life De Guzman, Michael
Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane DiCamillo, Kate
Trouble with Chickens Doreen Cronin
Out of My Mind Draper, Sharon
Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in It Frazier, Sundee T.
In the Garden with Dr. Carver Grigsby, Susan
Road to Paris Grimes, Nikki
Honus and Me Gutman, Dan
Running Out of Time Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Kubla Khan the Emporer of Everything Krull, Kathleen
Story of Salt "Kurlansky, Mark
Giant-slayer Lawrence, Iain
Keeping Score Linda Sue Park
Thing about Georgie Lisa Graff
Umbrella Summer Lisa Graff
Larger than Life Lara "Mackall, Dandi Daley
Word after word after word MacLachlan
Sixty-eight Rooms "Malone, Marianne
War Horse Michael Morpurgo
Adventures of Sir Lancelot the Great Morris, Gerald
Zen Shorts Muth, John
Herbert's Wormhole Nelson, Peter
Lawn Boy Paulsen, Gary
Sit-In Pinkney, Andrea
Captain Nobody Pitchford, Dean
Guyku Raczka, Bob
Ruth and the Green Book "Ramsey, Calvin A.
Ottoline and the Yellow Cat Riddell, Chris
Fearless: The story of racing legend Louise Smith Rosenstock, Barbara
Dark Emperor and other poems of the night Sidman, Joyce
Mirror Mirror Singer, Marilyn
Blue Shoe Townley, Roderick
What Happened on Fox Street Tricia Springstubb
Justin Case: School, Drool, and other Daily Disasters Vail, Rachel
Shadows: The Book of Elsewhere West, Jacqueline
All Star! Honus Wagner and the most famous baseball card ever Yolen, Jane

November 2011
Addy Across the Prairie by Laurie Lowlor

October 2011

Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook by Eleanor Davis

Word after Word After Word by Patricia MacLachlan
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary

September 2011

Adventures in Cartooning by James Sturm and Andrew Arnold

All Stations! Distress! April 15, 1912 : the Day the Titanic Sank by Dan Brown
Bad news for outlaws: the Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Passage to Freedom: the Sughihara story by Ken Mochizuki
Riding Freedom by Pam Munoz Ryan
Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar, Louis
Animal Heroes: True Rescue Stories by Sandra Markle

Dying to Meet You by Kate Klise

Knucklehead: Tall Tales & Mostly True Stories About Growing Up Scieszka by Jon Scieszka

August 2011Dragon of the red dawn by Mary Pope Osborne
14 Cows for America by Carmen Deedy
All Stations! Distress! April 15, 1912
: the Day the Titanic Sank by Dan Brown

Bad news for outlaws: the Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal
by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

April 2011
Ghost Hunter by Michelle Paver

December 2010

Savvy by Ingrid Law

November 2010
Halt's Peril by John Flanagan
The Kings of Clonmel by John Flanagan

Nic Bishop Frogs by Nic Bishop

October 2010
Erak's Ransom by John Flanagan
Diamond Willow by Helen Frost

September 2010

Drawn from New England: Tasha Tudor, A Portrait in Words and Pictures by Bethany Tudor

Ways to Live Forever by Sally Nicholls
How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O'Connor
Sky Boys: How they Built the Empire State Building by Deborah Hopkinson

Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen Levine
Stand Tall, Abe Lincoln by Judith St. George

Boys of Steel by Marc Tyler Nobleman

August 2010
Magic Tree House Christmas in Camelot by Mary Pope Osborne
The Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgliesh
Hachiko Waits by Leslea Newman
Houdini Box by Brian Selznik

Home of the Brave by Katherine Applegate

Yellow Star by Jennifer Roy

Where I Live by Eileen Spinelli

The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

A Friendship for Today by Patricia C. McKissack

July 2010
Ivy & Bean by Annie Barrows
Being Teddy Roosevelt by Claudia Mills
Kenny & the Dragon by Tony DiTerlizzi

May 2009
"Winnies's War" by Jenny Moss
"Oath Breaker" by Michelle Paver
"All the Lovely Bad Ones" by Mary Dowling Hahn
The Graveyard Book
by Neil Gaiman

April 2009
Rapunzel's Revenge by Shannon and Dean Hale
Gossamer by Lois Lowry
Naked Mole-Rat Letters by Mary Amato
The Thing About Georgie by Lisa Graff
From Lunch With Russia by Bruce Hale (school, mystery, critters) Chet Gecko Mystery Series
Shooting the Moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell (Vietnam, soldiers, brothers
The Mozart Question by Michael Morpurgo (violin, parents, secrets)March 2009
Dragon Slippers by Jessica Day George
(dragons, embroidery, royalty)
The London Mystery by Siobhan Dowd (London, missing cousin, jokers, lies)

December 2008
Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli

November 2008
Rangers Apprentice the Sorcerer of the North by John Flanagan
The Wright Sister by Richard Maurer

Jane Addams : champion of democracy by Judith Bloom Fradin

October 2008
Bull Run by Sid Fleischman
What A Year by Tomie DePaola
On My Way by Tomie DePaola
Here We All Are by Tomie DePaola
The Penderwicks on Gardam Street by Jeanne Birdsall

September 2008
Tennyson by Lesley M.M. Blume

August 2008
The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
The Calder Game by Blue Balliett
No Pretty Pictures : a child of war by Anita Lobel

July 2008
The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy by Jeanne Birdsall
Lily's Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff
Syria... in pictures
The Wright 3 by Blue Balliet
Iraq by Byron Augustin
Outcast by Michelle Paver

June 2008
The Same Stuff as Stars by Katherine Patterson
The Circlemaker by Maxine Rose Schur
The Battle for Skandia by Flanagan, John
A True and Faithful Narrative by Katherine Sturtevant
At the Sign of the Star by Katherine Sturtevant
Rules by Cynthia Lord
The Land of the Silver Apples by Nancy Farmer

May 2008

Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas By Cynthia Rylant
Once Upon a Marigold by Jean Ferris
The Two Pincesses of Bamarre by Gail Carson LevineFar From Normal by Kate Klise

April 2008
Stink the Incredible Shrinking Kid by Megan McDonald
Clementine By Sara PennypackerSpirit Walker by Michelle PaverSea Horse: The Shyest Fish in the Sea By Chris ButterworthHenry and the Buccaneer Bunnies By Carolyn CrimSurprising Sharks By Nicola DaviesThe Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County By Janice Harrington
George Did It By Suzanne Jurmain
Nora's Ark By Natalie Kinsey-WarnockLibrary Lion By Michelle KnudsenSuperhero ABC By McLeod, Bob McLeodPrecious and the Boo Hag By Patricia McKissackOnce Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude By Kevin O'MalleyCookies: Bite-size Life Lessons By Amy Krouse RosenthalThe Secret Science Project That Almost Ate the School By Judy SierraThe Great Fuzz Frenzy By Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens CrummelThere is a Flower at the Tip of My Nose Smelling Me By Alice Walker
The Blizzard By Betty Ren Wright
George Did It By Suzanne Jurmain
The Icebound Land: Book Three The Rangers Apprentice by John FlanaganAl Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer CholdenkoWolf Brother by Michelle Paver
The Burning Bridge: Book Two The Rangers Apprentice by John Flanagan
Popcorn: Poems by James Stevenson
Granny Torrelli makes Soup by Sharon Creech
Letters From Wolfie by Patti Sherlock
Project Mulberry by Linda Sue Park
The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan

March 2008
Beardance by Will Hobbes
Small Steps by Louis Sachar
Bearstone by Will Hobbes ( reread)
Penny from Heaven by Jennifer L. Holm
Singing Hands by Delia Ray

January 2008
The Bonemender by Holly Bennett
Crooked River by Shelley Pearsall

December 2007
Chicken Boy by Frances O'Roark Dowell

November 2007
Inkspell by Cornelia Funke
Shakespeare's Secret by Elise Broach
Ranger's Apprentice by Joseph Flanagan

October 2007
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
The Ghost of Fossil Glen by Cynthia DeFelice
MVP* by Douglas Evans
Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins

September 2007
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

July 2007
Yankee Girl by Mary Ann Rodman
The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages
Deliver us from Normal by Kate Klise
Defiance by Valerie Hobbs

June 2007
Runaround by Helen Hemphill
The misadventures of Maude March by Audrey Couloumbis

May 2007
The Mailbox by Audrey Shafer
The Book of Story Beginnings by Kristin Kladstrup
Listening for Lions by Gloria Whelan
the higher power of licky by susan patron
More Perfect than the Moon by Patricia MacLachlan
Caleb's Story by Patricia MacLachlan
Skylark by Patricia MacLachlan
Grandfather's Dance by Patricia MacLachlan
The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke
Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke
The White Elephant by Sid Fleischman

April 2007
When Santa Fell to Earth by Cornelia Funke
Inkheart by Corneila Funke
Witches by Roald Dahl

January 2007
Heir Apparent by Vivian Vande Velde
Worth by A. LaFaye

December 2006
Facing the Lion : Growing up Maasi on the African Savanna by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton
The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer

November 2006
Hana's Suitcase by Karen Levine
Meow Meow Mischief by Ann Whitehead Nagda

July 2006
Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett

January 2006
The conch bearer : a novel by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Piglet and Mama by Margaret Wild.

December 2005
The river between us by Richard Peck.

November 2005
A single shard by Linda Sue Park.

October 2005
The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread by Kate DiCamillo.