Monday, February 20, 2006

New Juvenile Literature

Hush by Jacqueline Woodson
Juv 813 W898hu
Reading Level Grade 9-12

Hush is about a young girl forced to change identities and location after her father witnesses a crime and testifies against his friends.

Black Juice by Margo Lanagan
Juv 823 L243bju
Reading Level Grade 9-12
Michael L Printz Honor Book
Black Juice is a collection of short stories with interesting/disturbing messages for the reader.

Criss Cross by Lynne Rae Perkins
Juv 813 P449ccs
Reading Level Grade 6-9
Newbury Medal Book

Criss Cross is a series of stories about Debbie and her friends discovering who they are as they face growing up.

Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
Juv 813 G141abs
Reading Level 10-12+
Alex Award

Anansi Boys is a story about a man, living a hum drum life on the verge of marriage, who discovers his father was the African god called Anansi.

Hi! Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold
Juv 813 A759hy
Reading Level ages 4-8

Cute tale about just how smart a fly can be.

Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson
Juv 811 W898lo
Reading Level Grade 4-6
Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book

Locomotion is a book of poetry by a 5th grader coming to terms with tragedy in his life.

Rosa by Nikki Giovanni
Juv 323.092 G512r
Reading Level Grade 3-5

Rosa is a beautifully illustrated book about the courage of Rosa Parks.

All titles listed above are currently on our New book shelves in the Reference room. Come by and browse.

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