Must Reads
Fiction:
Chima, Cinda Williams. The Warrior Heir--SP
Porter, Connie. Imani, All Mine--SP
Selznick, Brian. The Invention of Hugo Cabret --SP
2010-2011
Adoff, Jamie. The Death of Jayson Porter--SP
McBride, Lish. Hold Me Closer, Necromancer--SP (One of the best books I've read this year!)


2011-2012
Stead, Rebecca. When You Reach Me--SP
Anderson, Laurie Halse. Wintergirls--SP (very disturbing. Many issues--cutting, anorexia--discussed.)
Coelho, Paulo. The Alchemist--SP (a graphic novel with gorgeous drawings)




Non-Fiction:
Unsung Heroes--CL
Allison, Jay (ed). This I Believe--SP

2011-2012
Wolff, Daniel. How Lincoln Learned to Read--SP
Kralik, John. 365 Thank You's--SP



Biography

Jordan, Pete. Dishwasher: one man's quest . . .--SP
Michael Gates Gill. How Starbucks Saved My Life --SP

2010-2011
Simon, Lizzie. Detour: my bipolar road trip in 4-D (Take a ride inside the manic mind.)--SP

2011-2012
Boyle, Brian. Ironheart--SP (Brian's recovery after a horrific car accident.)