ALA this week, but I'm also excited about the Atticus Award award winner selected by my book group for readers ages 8-11 (and their grownup reading partners), the Kids & Companions!
Here's a list of what we read this year:
The Cabinet of Wonders, by Marie Rutkoski
Home of the Brave, by Katherine Applegate
The Higher Power of Lucky, by Susan Patron
Three Cups of Tea (Young Readers Edition), by Greg Mortenson
Swindle, by Gordon Korman
Airball, by Jordan Sonnenblick
The Bronze Pen, by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Doc Wilde and the Frogs of Doom, by Tim Byrd
Neddiad, by Daniel Pinkwater
Strange Happenings, by Avi
Puzzling World Winston Breen, Eric Berlin
Tuck Everlasting, Natalie Babbit
Previous Atticus Award winners include Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, and The Gods of Manhattan by Scott Mebus. Drop us an email if you would like to see a complete list of Kids & Companions books since 2006, or if you are interested in joining in for another great year of reading!