When You Reach Me
By Rebecca Stead, published by Wendy Lamb Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books
Twelve-year-old Miranda encounters shifting friendships, a sudden punch, a strange homeless man and mysterious notes that hint at knowledge of the future. These and other seemingly random events converge in a brilliantly constructed plot.
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
By Phillip Hoose, published by Melanie Kroupa Books/Farrar Straus Giroux, an imprint of Macmillan Children's Publishing Group
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate
By Jacqueline Kelly, published by Henry Holt and Company
The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg
By Rodman Phillbrick, published by The Blue Sky Press, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc.
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
By Grace Lin, published by Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers
The Lion & the Mouse
Illustrated and written by Jerry Pinkney, published by Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers
The screech of an owl, the squeak of a mouse and the roar of a lion transport readers to the Serengeti plains for this virtually wordless retelling of Aesop's classic fable. In glowing colors, Pinkney's textured watercolor illustrations masterfully portray the relationship between two unlikely friends.
All the World
Illustrated by Marla Frazee, written by Liz Garton Scanlon and published by Beach Lane Books
Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors
Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, written by Joyce Sidman and published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
So, I wanted to ask you, what have you read and which ones do you plan on reading? As soon as I reach my goal of "support your local reading library book challenge", I'll start on this list.
I find myself always making "a future book to read" list especially after reading my viewer's lovely reviews.... thank you!