Monday, January 16, 2006

Reading list from the "YA" Department

June 2014
My parent has Cancer and it Really Sucks 

May 2014 
"Code Name Pauline" by Pearl Witherington Cornioley 

July 2013
Wool by Hugh Howey  stories 1 - 5

February 2013
The endless steppe; growing up in Siberia, by Esther Hautzig

August 2012 
Insurgent by Veronica Roth

July 2012
Divergent by Veronica Roth

October 2011
Behemoth by
by Scott Westerfeld
by Scott Westerfeld
September 2011
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson

July 2011
The Amanda Project by Melissa Kantor

June 2011
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

August 2010
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

July 2010
Heaven by Angela Johnson

November 2009
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

October 2009
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

September 2009
Finishing Becca by Ann Rinaldi

July 2009
Annie, Between the States by L.M.Elliott

June 2009

Melting Stones by Tamora Pierce

May 2009
The Wednesday Wars by Gary D.

April 2009Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life by Wendy Mass
The King's Rose by Alisa M. Abby
The Revolution of Sabine by Beth Levine Ain
The White Giraffe by Lauren St. John (Africa, game reserve, poaching)
First Light by Rebecca Stead (persecution, global warming, friendships)
Crossing the Wire by Will Hobbs (Mexico, work, family) 
Shark Girl by Kelly L. Bingham (shark, recovery, family)

March 2009
Almost Home by Jessica Blank (L.A. runaways)
Hard Love by Ellen Wittlinger ( divorce, zines, self discovery)

February 2009
Christopher Killer by Alane Ferguson (forensics, murder)
Bloom by Elizabeth Scott (growth, boyfriend)
Marked by P.C. Cast (Vampire school)
Avalon High by Meg Cabot (Arthurian legend in Baltimore)
Gym Candy by Carl Deuker (steroid, football)
Tyrell by Coe Booth (girlfriend, shelter, drugs, jail)
Trigger by Susan Vaught (sucide)
Black & White by Paul Volponi (basketball, violence, crime)
Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer (moon, survivalist)
Boot Camp by Todd Strasser (rules, consequences, escape)
Aftershock by Kelly Easton (car crash, death, friends)
Teen Idol by Meg Cabot (actor, study, small town)
Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr (faeries, Winter Queen, Summer King)

January 2009
Hoops of Steel by John Foley (basketball, memory)
Saint Iggy by K.L. Going (doing the right thing, affluent)
King Dork by Frank Portman (music, family, truth)
Dramarama by E. Lockhart (Summer drama camp)
Cures for Heartbreak by Margo Rabb (cancer, death, hospitals, hope, cures)
The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray by Chris Wooding (powers, London, creatures)
Rooftop by Paul Volponi (guns, police, neighborhoods)
Knights of the Hill Country by Tim Tharp (football, friendship)
Bar Code Tattoo by Suzanne Weyn (futuristic)
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing by M.T. Anderson (Revolutionary War, race, education)
Pride of Baghdad by Brian K. Vaughan and Niko Henrichon (lions, war torn)
Peak by Roland Smith (climber, adventurer)
a long way gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah (NF war torn youth)

December 2008
Keturah and Lord Death by Martine Leavitt
An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
The Plain Janes by Cecil Castellucci
Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
Ask Me No Questions by Marina Budhos
The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett
Rules of Survival by Nancy Werlin
I Will Plant You a Lilac Tree by Laura Hillman
Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson
Tamar : a Novel of Espionage, Passion, and Betrayal by Mal Peet
The Luxe by Anna Godberson
American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
Street Love by Walter Dean Meyers
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
Chandra's Secret by Alan StrattonNovember 2008
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Rash by Pete Hautman
Everlost by Neil Shusterman
The Rules of Survival by Nancy Werlin
Code Orange by Caroline B. Cooney

October 2008
Just Ella by
Margaret Peterson Haddix
Shakespeare's Daughter by Peter W. Hassinger
Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson
Blue Jasmine by
Kashmira Sheth
Under Watsons' Porch by Susan Shreve
Anahita's Woven Riddle by Meghan Nuttall Sayres
Keeping Corner by Kashmira Sheth
Song of the Sparrow by Lisa Ann Sandell

July 2008
Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
Noman by William Nicholson

June 2008
Boston Jane : The Claim by Jennifer L. Holm
Boston Jane : Wilderness Days by Jennifer L. Holm
Boston Jane: An Adventure by Jennifer L. Holm
The UnResolved by T.K. Welsh
Tristan & Iseult by Rosemary Sutcliff

May 2008
The Tiger in the Well by Philip PullmanThe Shadow in the North by Philip Pullman
The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman
Shattering Glass by Gail Giles
Blaze of Silver by K. M. Grant
Green Jasper by K. M. Grant
Lyra's Oxford by
Philip Pullman
The Color of Fire by Ann Rinaldi
The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson
blood red horse by K.M. Grant
The Last Treasure by Janet S. AndersonThe Off Season by Catherine Murdock
Soul Eater by Michelle Paver
River Secrets by Shannon Hale
Parvana's Journey by Deborah Ellis
Mud City by Deborah Ellis

April 2008
valiant by holly black
Sorceress by Celia Rees
Enna Burning by Shannon HaleWitch Child by Celia Rees
The Burning Bridge Book Two of the Ranger's Apprentice by John Flanagan
The Old Willis Place by Mary Downing Hahn
Jango /Book Two of the Noble Warriors by William Nicholson
Adam Canfield of The Slash by Michael Winerip
Princess Academy by Shannon Hale

March 2008
Skybreaker by Kenneth Oppel
The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
Seeker /Book One of the Noble Warriors by William Nicholson
Star Crossed by Mark Schreiber
a brief chapter in my impossible life by Dana Reinhardt

February 2008
I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have To Kill You by Ally Carter
Inexcusable by Chris Lynch
Hitch by Jeanette Ingold
Kanada by Eva Wiseman
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Head Games by Mariah Federicks
one of those hideous books where the mother dies by Sonya Sones
The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl by Barry Lyga
Good As Lily by Derek Kirk Kim

January 2008
Black Juice by Margo Lanagan
After the wreck, I picked myself up , spread my wings, and flew away by Joyce Carol Oates
It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini
Leaving Paradise by Simone Elkeles
East by Edith Pattou
Such A Pretty Girl by Laura Wiess
Snatched by Pete Hautman and Mary Logue
Stained by Jennifer Richard Jacobson
Vampire Kisses by Ellen Schreiber
hip-hop high school by Alan Lawrence Sitomer
Vampire High by Douglas Rees
Margaux with an X by Ron Koertge
Dairy Queen by Catherine Murdock
Daisy Kutter the Last Train a graphic novel by Kazu Kibuishi
The Warrior Heir by Cinda Williams Chima

December 2007
The Road of the Dead by Kevin Brooks
how i live now by Meg Rosoff
no shame, no fear by Ann Turnbull
SOLD by Patricia McCormick
Spindle's End by Robin McKinley
what happened to cass mcbride? by Gail Giles
The Beast by Walter Dean Myers
The Will of the Empress by Tamora Pierce

November 2007
new moon by Stephenie Meyer
Mississippi Jack by L.A. Meyer
In the Belly of the Bloodhound by L.A. Meyer

October 2007
Under the Jolly Roger by L.A. Meyer
Curse of the Blue Tattoo by L. A. Meyer
A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray

September 2007
Beast by Donna Jo Napoli

August 2007
Eragon by Christopher Paolini

July 2007
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See

June 2007
Magic Steps by Tamora Pierce
Daja's Book by Tamora Pierce
A Northern Light byJennifer Donnelly
Tris's Book by Tamora Pierce
Go and Come Back by Jan Abelove

May 2007
Briar's Book by Tamora Pierce
Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
Sandry's Book by Tamora Pierce
Beka Cooper : Terrier by Tamora Pierce

April 2007
Lady Knight Protector of the Small by Tamora Pierce

March 2007
B is for Buster by Iain Lawrence
Hawksong by Amelia Atwater- Rhodes
A Certain Slant of Light by Laura Whitcomb
the key to the golden firebird by maureen johnson
fault line by janet tashjian

February 2007
boy meets boy by david levithan
Can't Get There from Here by Todd Strasser
Breakout by Paul Fleishman
twilight by Stephenie Meyer
Nothing to Lose by Alex Flinn
afterlife by Gary Soto
Bottled Up by Jaye Murray
Left for Dead... search for justice for the USS Indianapolis by Pete Nelson
To Love Mercy by Frank S. Joseph
upstate by Kalisha Buckhannon
Journey from the Land of No by Roya Hakakian
Big Mouth & Ugly Girl by Joyce Carol Oates

January 2007
Name All the Animals by Alison Smith
The Sledding Hill by Chris Crutcher
Quiver by Stephanie Spinner
Pirates by Celia Rees
The 9/11 Reoprt : a graphic adaptation by Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colon
freaky green eyes by Joyce Carol Oates
Code Talker by Joseph Bruchac
Zig Zag by Ellen Wittlinger
with their eyes: September 11th--The View from a High School at Ground Zero by Annie Thoms (Editor)
tithe : a modern faerie tale by Holly Black
Cruise Control by Terry Trueman
Stuck in Neutral by Terry Trueman
The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

December 2006
Bucking the Sarge by Christopher Paul Curtis
Bloody Jack by L.A. Meyer
13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson
Losing is Not an Option by Rich Wallace
Rise and Fall of a 10th Grade Social Climber by Lauren Mechling and Laura Moser

November 2006
Protector of the Small : Squire by Tamora Pierce
Red Kayak by Priscilla Cummings
Peter and the Shadow Thieves by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

October 2006
Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson
Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

August 2006
Airborn by Kenneth Oppel

July 2006
Page by Tamora Pierce
First Test by Tamora Pierce
Heroes by Robert Cormier
Hoot by Carl Hiassen

February 2006
the curious incident of the dog in the night-time by mark haddon

January 2006
Children of Willesden Lane by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen.
Sweetblood by Peter Hautman.
Darby by Jonathon Scott Fuqua.