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    Ms. Nelson's Reading Log
     
     
     
    As most of you know, I read all the time!  Here are some of the books I've read this school year:
     
     
    Reading Log October 2021
     
    How to Find What You're Not Looking For by Veera Hiranandani
     
    Pony by R.J. Palacio
     
    Kneel by Candace Buford
     
     
    September 2021
     
    Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez
     
    The Hawthorne Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
     
    Fuzz:  When Nature Breaks the Law by Mary Roach
     
    Rescue by Jennifer A. Nielsen
     
    Also Known As by Robin Benway
     
    Take Me with You When You Go by David Levithan and Jennifer Niven
     
    Fast Pitch by Nic Stone
     
    Black Boy Joy edited by Kwame Mbalia
     
    Linked by Gordon Korman
     
    Change Sings by Amanda Gorman
     
    White Smoke by Tiffany D. Jackson
     
    Fallout:  Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown by Steve Sheinkin
     
    Paradise on Fire by Jewell Parker Rhodes
     
    What About Will by Ellen Hopkins
     
     
    Reading Log August 2021
     
    The Icepick Surgeon:  Murder, Fraud, Sabotage, Piracy, and Other Dastardly Deeds Perpetrated in the Name of Science by Sam Kean
     
    Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot by Margot Theis Raven
     
    Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Indians But Were Afraid to Ask by Anton Treuer (Young Reader's Edition)
     
    Realm Breaker by Victoria Aveyard
     
    Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (Vol. 1) by Natacha Bustos
     
    In the Wild Light by Jeff Zentner
     
    Lupe Wong Won't Dance by Donna Barba Higuera
     
     
    Reading Log July 2021
     
    Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han
     
    Tweet Cute by Emma Lord
     
    Copyright for Schools:  a Practical Guide by Carol Simpson and Sara E. Wolf
     
    The Shape of Thunder by Jasmine Warga
     
    The Retake by Jen Calonita
     
    The House on Vesper Sands by Paraic O'Donnell
     
    We Are Inevitable by Gayle Forman
     
     
     
    June 2021
     
    Mister Impossible by Maggie Stiefvater (Dreamer Trilogy, Bk. 2)
     
    To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han
     
    The Box in the Woods by Maureen Johnson (Truly Devious, Bk. 4)
     
    Bringing Down a President:  the Watergate Scandal by Andrea Balis and Elizabeth Levy
     
    P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Bk. 2)
     
     
     
    Reading Log May 2021
     
    Box:  Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford
     
    The Ickabog by J.K. Rowling
     
    Murder on the Baltimore Express: the Plot to Keep Abraham Lincoln from Becoming President by Suzanne Jurman
     
    Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer
     
    Kate in Waiting by Becki Albertalli
     
    Flight of the Puffin by Ann Braden
     
    Bear Bottom by Stuart Gibbs (FunJungle series)
     
    Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust
     
    Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley
     
    The Phantom Twin by Lisa Brown
     
     
     
    Reading Log April 2021
     
    The Hill We Climb:  an Inaugural Poem for the Country by Amanda Gorman
     
    Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man by Emmanuel Acho
     
    Drawing on Walls:  a Story of Keith Haring by Matthew Burgess
     
    Displacement by Kiku Hughes
     
    The Awakening of Malcolm X: a Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz with Tiffany D. Jackson
     
    Remember:  the Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting by Lisa Genova
     
    More Than a Game:  Race, Gender, and Politics in Sports by Matt Doeden
     
    Golden Arm by Carl Deuker
     
    Tiny Monsters: the Strange Creatures That Live on Us, in Us, and around Us by Steve Jenkins
     
    Stand Up, Yumi Chung!  by Jessica Kim
     
    Seven Voyages:  How China's Treasure Fleet Conquered the Sea by Laurence Bergreen
     
     
    Reading Log March 2021
     
    The Age of Dinosaurs:  the Rise and Fall of the World's Most Remarkable Animals by Stephen Brusatte
     
    The Companion by Katie Alender
     
    We Are Power:  How Nonviolent Activism Changes the World by Todd Hasak-Lowry
     
    Finding a Way Home:  Mildred and Richard Loving and the Fight for Marriage Equality by Larry Dane Brimner
     
    The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
     
    Surprising Spies: Unexpected Heroes of World War II by Karen Gray Ruelie
     
    Pity Party by Kathleen Lane
     
    Thirteens by Kate Alice Marshall
     
    Above the Rim: How Elgin Baylor Changed Basketball by Jen Bryant
     
    Breaking the News:  What's Real, What's Not, and Why the Difference Matters by Robin Terry Brown
     
    Running Wild by Lucy Jane Bledsoe
     
    Exploring the White House: Inside American's Most Famous Home by Kate Andersen Brown
     
    Alphamaniacs: Builders of 26 Wonders of the Word by Paul Fleischman
     
    Think Again:  the Power of Know What You Don't Know by Adam Grant
     
    Wonderworks:  the 25 Most Powerful Inventions in the History of Literature by Angus Fletcher
     
    Starfish by Lisa Fipps
     
    Unspeakable: the Tulsa Race Massacre by Carole Boston Weatherford
     
    Where Have All the Bees Gone?  Polinators in Crisis by Rebecca E. Hirsch
     
    The Year After You by Nina de Pass
     
    Becoming by Michelle Obama (Adapted for Young Readers)
     
    This Is Your Brain on Stereotypes: How Science Is Tracking Unconscious Bias by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
     
    The One Thing You'd Save by Linda Sue Park
     
     
     
    Reading Log February 2021
     
    Winterkeep by Kristin Cashore (Graceling Realm, Bk. 4)
     
    Chirp by Kate Messner
     
    Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam
     
    All Thirteen: the Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team by Christina Soontornvat
     
    Strange But True: 10 of the World's Greatest Mysteries Explained by Kathryn Hulick
     
    Darwin's Rival: Alfred Russel Wallace and the Search for Evolution by Christiane Dorion
     
    The Big One: the Cascadia Earthquakes and the Science of Saving Lives by Elizabeth Rusch
     
    Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
     
    Tracking Pythons: the Quest to Catch an Invasive Predator and Save an Ecosystem by Kate Messner
     
    Every Other Weekend by Abigail Johnson
     
    Superlative Birds by Leslie Bulion
     
    Friend Me by Sheila M. Averbuch
     
    The Black Friend: on Being a Better White Person by Frederick Joseph
     
    Permanent Record: How One Man Exposed the Truth about Government Spying and Digital Security by Edward J. Snowden
     
    Atomic Women: the Untold Stories of the Scientists Who Helped Create the Nuclear Bomb by Roseanne Montillo
     
    Gone to the Woods:  Surviving a Lost Childhood by Gary Paulsen
     
    When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller
     
    Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko
     
    Schomburg:  the Man Who Built a Library by Carole Boston Weatherford
     
    Give Us the Vote: Over 200 Years of Fighting for the Ballot by Susan Goldman Rubin
     
    When Life Gives You Mangos by Kereen Getten
     
    Apple, Skin to the Core:  a Memoir in Words and Pictures by Eric L. Gansworth
     
    Race Through the Skies:  the Week the World Learned to Fly by Martin W. Sandler
     
    Distress Signal by Mary E. Lambert
     
    The Tiny Mansion by Keir Graff
     
    What I Carry by Jennifer Longo
     
    Changeling by William Ritter (Oddmire, Bk. 1)
     
    Admission by Julie Buxbaum
     
    Golden Gate by James Ponti (City Spies, Bk. 2)
     
    Bridge of Souls by Victoria Schwab (City of Ghosts, Bk. 3)
     
     
     
     
    January 2021
     
    Super Fake Love Song by David Yoon
     
    Blood and Germs:  the Civil War Battle Against Wounds and Disease by Gail Jarrow
     
    The Cousins by Karen M. McManus
     
    Archimancy by J.A. White (Shadow School, Bk. 1)
     
    Chance: Escape from the Holocaust by Uri Shulevitz
     
    Desert Diary:  Japanese American Kids Behind Barbed Wire by Michael O. Tunnell
     
    My Life in the Fish Tank by Barbara Dee
     
    Ghost and Bone by Andrew Prentice
     
    Out of Hiding: a Holocaust Survivor's Journey to America by Ruth Gruener
     
    Everything Sad Is Untrue by Daniel Nayeri
     
    Dress Coded by Carrie Firestone
     
    A Game of Fox & Squirrels by Jenn Reese
     
    The Dark Web by Sue Bradford Edwards
     
    The Deep State Conspiracy:  Does It Exist?  by Eric Braun
     
    One Person, No Vote: How Not All Voters Are Treated Equally by Carol Anderson
     
    You Are Eating Plastic Every Day:  What's in Our Food?  by Danielle Smith-Llera
     
    The Ship We Built by Lexie Bean
     
    Just Like That by Gary D. Schmidt
     
    Cheshire Crossing by Andy Weir
     
    Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas
     
    Like Nothing Amazing Ever Happened by Emily Blejwas
     
    Deception: Real or Fake News? by Dona Rice
     
    She/He/They/Them:  Understanding Gender Identity by Rebecca Stanborough
     
    Ghost Hunter's Daughter by Dan Poblocki
     
    The Places We Sleep by Caroline Brooks DuBois
     
    Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson
     
    Maya and the Rising Dark by Rena Barron
     
    Ground Zero by Alan Gratz
     
    Surviving Social Media:  Shut Down the Haters by Eric Braun
     
    The True Definition of Neva Beane by Christine Kendall
     
    Cell Phone Privacy by Heather Hudak
     
    Personal Data Collection by A.W. Buckley
     
    Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log December 2020
     
    Show Me a Sign by Ann Clare LeZotte
     
    North to Benjamin by Alan Cumyn
     
    The Rembrandt Conspiracy: a Lost Art Mystery by Deron Hicks
     
    Trapped!  by James Ponti (Framed!, Bk. 3)
     
    Close Calls: How Eleven U.S. Presidents Escaped from the Brink of Death by Michael P. Spradlin
     
    All He Knew by Helen Frost
     
    The Talk:  Conversations about Race, Love & Truth edited by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson
     
    Operatic by Kyo Maclear
     
    Sarah Berhardt: the Divine and Dazzling Life of the World's First Superstar by Catherine Reef
     
    BenBee and the Teacher Griefer by K.A. Holt
     
    Peter's War: a Boy's True Story of Survival in World War II Europe by Deborah Durland DeSaix
     
    The Great and the Terrible:  the World's Most Glorious and Notorious Rulers and How They Got Their Names by Joanne O'Sullivan
     
    The Boys in the Back Row by Mike Jung
     
    Flooded: Requiem for Johnstown by Ann E. Burg
     
    Conspiracy: Nixon, Watergate, and Democracy's Defenders by P. O'Connell Pearson
     
    The Boy Who Became a Dragon: a Bruce Lee Story by Jim Di Bartolo
     
    Grasping Mysteries:  Girls Who Loved Math by Jeannine Atkins
     
    Snapdragon by Kat Leyh
     
    The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen
     
    Strong Voices:  Fifteen American Speeches Worth Knowing introductions by Tonya Bolden
     
    Jo: an Adaptation of Little Women (Sort Of) by Kathleen Gros
     
    Becoming Muhammad Ali: a Novel by James Patterson and Kwame Alexander; illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile
     
    Measuring Up by Lily LaMotte and Ann Xu ; colors by Sunmi
     
    Trespassers by Breena Bard
     
    Stepping Stones by Lucy Knisley
     
    7 Good Reasons Not to Grow Up by Jimmy Gownley
     
    Sea Sirens by Amy Chu
     
    Sky Island by Amy Chu
     
    Stongman: the Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy by Kenneth C. Davis
     
    Guardians of Liberty: Freedom of the Press and the Nature of News by Linda Barrett Osborne
     
    Who Gives a Poop?  Surprising Science from One End to the Other by Heather L. Montgomery
     
    Seven Clues to Home by Gae Polisner and Nora Raleigh Baskin
     
    Closer to Nowhere by Ellen Hopkins
     
    Game Changers by John Feinstein (Benchwarmers, Bk. 2)
     
    Millionaires for the Month by Stacy McAnulty
     
    Tornado Brain by Cat Patrick
     
    Ikenga by Nnedi Okorafor
     
    Letters from Cuba by Ruth Behar
     
    Poisoned by Jennifer Donnelly
     
    We Are Not Free by Traci Chee
     
    The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed
     
    The Mystery of the Moon Tower by Francesco Sedita and Prescott Seraydarian (Pathfinders, Bk. 1)
     
    World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil
     
     
     
     
    November 2020
     
    Lifting As We Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box by Evette Dionne
     
    The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson (Truly Devious, Bk. 2)
     
    The Hand on the Wall by Maureen Johnson (Truly Devious, Bk. 3)
     
    The Royal Ranger:  the Missing Prince by John Flanagan (Bk. 4)
     
    Dear Justyce by Nic Stone
     
    War Stories by Gordon Korman
     
    The Return of the Thief by Megan Whalen Turner (Queen's Thief, Bk. 6)
     
    Framed! by James Ponti
     
    Vanished! by James Ponti (Framed!, Bk. 2)
     
    The Canyon's Edge by Dusti Bowling
     
    The Prettiest by Brigit Young
     
    The Best at It by Maulik Pancholy
     
    Trouble by Gary D. Schmidt
     
    Things You Can't Say by Jenn Bishop
     
     
    Reading Log October 2020
     
    The Middler by Kirsty Applebaum
     
    Locked Up for Freedom:  Civil Rights Protesters at the Leesburg Stockade by Heather E. Schwartz
     
    Survivors of the Holocaust:  True Stories of Six Extraordinary Children edited by Kath Shackleton; illustrated by Zane Whittingham
     
    One Year at Ellsmere by Faith Erin Hicks
     
    Class Act by Jerry Craft (Companion to New Kid)
     
    The Tower of Nero by Rick Riordan (The Trials of Apollo, Bk. 5)
     
    How to Fly (In Ten Thousand Easy Lessons):  Poetry by Barbara Kingsolver
     
    Homerooms & Hall Passes:  Heroes Level Up by Tom O'Donnell
     
    Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Journey to Justice by Debbie Levy
     
    The Captive Kingdom by Jennifer A. Nielsen (The Ascendance series, Bk. 4)
     
    Game Changer by Tommy Greenwald
     
    Long Way Down: the Graphic Novel by Jason Reynolds with art by Danica Novgorodoff
     
    Truly Devious: a Mystery by Maureen Johnson
     
    Caste: the Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
     

     

    Reading Log September 2020
     
    Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World by Steven Johnson
     
    Something to Say by Lisa Moore Ramée
     
    Lalani of the Distant Sea by Erin Entrada Kelly
     
    One Time by Sharon Creech
     
    Before the Ever After by Jacqueline Woodson
     
    Dictionary for a Better World: Poems, Quotes, and Anecdotes from A to Z by Irene Latham and Charles Waters
     
    Woke: a Young Poet's Call to Justice by Mahogany L. Browne, Elizabeth Acevedo, and Olivia Gatwood
     
    I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes and illustrated by Gordon C. James
     
    How to Be a Girl in the World by Caela Carter
     
    You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson
     
    How to Hang a Witch by Adriana Mather
     
    Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero by Kelly J. Baptist
     
    Whale Days and Other Poems by Billy Collins
     
     
    Reading Log August 2020
     
    Chris Grabenstein Presents Super Puzzletastic Mysteries: Short Stories for Young Sleuths from Mystery Writers of America
     
    Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier
     
    Click by Kayla Miller
     
    Pumpkin Heads by Rainbow Rowell
     
    Burn by Patrick Ness
     
    True or False:  a CIA Analyst's Guide to Spotting Fake News by Cindy L. Otis
     
    Camp by Kayla Miller
     
    Calamity Jack by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale
     
    Best Friends by Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham
     
    Brother's Keeper by Julie Lee
     
    Fighting Words by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
     
    Dan, Unmasked by Chris Negron
     
    Speechless by Adam P. Schmitt
     
    Act by Kayla Miller
     
    The Brave by James Bird
     
    I Like Old Clothes by Mary Ann Hoberman
     
    Red Bird Sings: the Story of Zitkala-Sa, Native American Author, Musician, and Activist adapted by Gina Capaldi and Q.L. Pearce
     
    All Together Now by Hope Larson
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log July 2020
     
    Olympic Gold:  How the Image of Jesse Owens Crushed Hitler's Evil Myth by Michael Burgan
     
    All in a Drop: How Anthony Leeuwenhoek Discovered an Invisible World by Lori Alexander
     
    Almost American Girl by Robin Ha
     
    A Wish in the Dark by Christina Soontornvat
     
    Infinite Hope: A Black Artist's Journey from World War II to Peace by Ashley Bryan
     
    All Boys Aren't Blue: a Memoir-Manifesto by George M. Johnson
     
    The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt by Andrea Wulf and Lillian Melchor
     
    Scarlett Hart:  Monster Hunter by Marcus Sedgwick and Thomas Taylor
     
    Guts by Raina Telgemeier
     
    Kent State by Deborah Wiles
     
    Of Mice and Magic by Ursula Vernon
     
    Fake Blood by Whitney Gardner
     
    Catherine's War by Julia Billet and Claire Fauvel
     
    Tower of Treasure by Scott Chantler
     
    Page by Paige by Laura Lee Gulledge
     
    What Lane? by Torrey Maldonado
     
    This Books Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work by Tiffany Jewell; illustrated by Aurélia Durand
     
    Killer Style: How Fashion Has Injured, Maimed, and Murdered Throughout History by Serah-Marie McMahon and Alison Matthews David
     
    Invisible Emmie by Terri Libenson
     
    The Sign of the Black Rock by Scott Chantler (Three Thieves, Bk. 2)
     
    Beast:  Face-to-Face with the Florida Bigfoot by Watt Key
     
    The Captive Prince by Scott Chantler (Three Thieves, Bk. 3)
     
    The King's Dragon by Scott Chantler (Three Thieves, Bk. 4)
     
    Pirates of the Silver Coast by Scott Chantler (Three Thieves, Bk. 5)
     
    Rapunzel's Revenge by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale
     
    The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth, and Harlem's Greatest Bookstore by Vaundra Micheaux Nelson
     
    Drama by Raina Telgemeier
     
    The Big Bang: the Origin of the Universe by Simon Singh
     
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log June 2020
     
    How to Read Nonfiction Like a Professor: a Smart, Irreverent Guide to Biography, History, Journalism, Blogs, and Everything in Between by Thomas C. Foster
     
    One Last Shot by John David Anderson
     
    Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
     
    The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta
     
    We Dream of Space by Erin Entrada Kelly
     
    The One and Only Bob by Katherine Applegate
     
    Wild Bird by Wendelin Van Draanen
     
    A High Five for Glenn Burke by Phil Bildner
     
    We Are Not From Here by Jenny Torres Sanchez
     
    Rick by Alex Gino
     
    Sara and the Search for Normal by Wesley King
     
    Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
     
    Literacy and the Common Core: Recipes for Action by Sarah Tantillo
     
    The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins
     
    By the Book: a Novel of Prose and Cons by Amanda Sellet
     
    When Einstein Walked with Gödel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought by Jim Holt
     
    Fins by Randy Wayne White
     
    All the Truth That's In Me by Julie Berry
     
    Slay by Brittney Morris
     
    Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All by Laura Ruby
     
    Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America edited by Ibi Zoboi, Tracey Baptiste, et al.
     
    Sal and Gabi Fix the Universe by Carlos Hernandez
     
    On the Horizon by Lois Lowry
     
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log May 2020
     
    When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson
     
    The Upside of Unrequited Love by Becky Albertalli
     
    Bloom by Kenneth Oppel (The Overthrow, Bk. 1)
     
    Pleased to Meet Me: Genes, Germs, and the Curious Forces That Make Us Who We Are by Bill Sullivan
     
    Mañanaland by Pam Muñoz Ryan
     
    Taylor Before and After by Jennie Englund
     
    Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang
     
    Gloom Town by Ronald L. Smith
     
    From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks
     
    Notorious by Gordon Korman
     
    The Blackbird Girls by Anne Blankman
     
    Let Me Hear a Rhyme by Tiffany D. Jackson
     
    Josephine Bloom and the Emergency of Life by Susan Hill Long
     
    Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia
     
    Pet by Akwaeke Emezi
     
    Things Seen From Above by Shelley Pearsall
     
    Games of Deception:  the True Story of the First U.S. Olympic Basketball Team at the 1936 Olympics in Hitler's Germany by Andrew Maraniss
     
    Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian
     
    Jelly by Jo Cotterill
     
    Jacpot by Nic Stone
     
    Prairie Lotus by Linda Sue Park
     
    Not So Pure and Simple by Lamar Giles
     
    Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay
     
    Ghost Squad by Claribel A. Ortega
     
    Ungle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood by Oliver Sacks
     
    Efren Divided by Ernesto Cisneros
     
    Love from A to Z by S.K. Ali
     
    The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt
     
    When You Know What I Know by Sonja K. Sotler
     
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log April 2020
     
    Black Brother, Black Brother by Jewell Parker Rhodes
     
    The Only Black Girls in Town by Brandy Colbert
     
    Tyrannosaurus Wrecks by Stuart Gibbs (A FunJungle book)
     
    Hope and Other Punch Lines by Julie Buxbaum
     
    The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
     
    The List of Things That Will Not Change by Rebecca Stead
     
    Ways to Make Sunshine by Renée Watson
     
    Yes, No, Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
     
     
     
    Reading Log March 2020
     
    Black Girl Unlimited by Echo Brown
     
    Louis Undercover by Fanny Britt and Isabelle Arsenault
     
    King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender
     
    The Lady Is a Spy: Virginia Hall, World War II Hero of the French Resistance by Don Mitchell
     
    City Spies by James Ponti
     
    Pop Sonnets: Shakespearean Spins on Your Favorite Songs by Erik Didriksen
     
    The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune
     
    The Lovely War by Julie Berry
     
    Here in the Real World by Sara Pennypacker
     
    Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi
     
    Anthem by Deborah Wiles
     
    Birdie and Me by J.M.M. Nuanez
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log February 2020
     
    Under the Broken Sky by Mariko Nagai
     
    A Place to Land! Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Speech that Inspired a Nation by Barry Wittenstein
     
    The Poison Eaters: Fighting Danger and Fraud in Our Food and Drugs by Gail Jarrow
     
    Caught!: Nabbing History's Most Wanted by Georgia Bragg
     
    Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
     
    Spies, Lies, and Disguise: the Daring Tricks and Deeds that Won World War II by Jennifer Swanson
     
    They Lost Their Heads: What Happened to Washington's Teeth, Einstein's Brain, and Other Famous Body Parts by Carlyn Beccia
     
    Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen M. McManus
     
    96 Miles by J.L. Esplin
     
    One of Us Is Next by Karen M. McManus
     
     
    Reading Log January 2020
     
    Stung by Bethany Wiggins
     
    My Man Blue by Nikki Grimes
     
    New Kid by Jerry Craft
     
    Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
     
    Spooked! How a Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America by Gail Jarrow
     
    Lifeboat 12 by Susan Hood
     
    Star Wars: the Prequel Trilogy: a Graphic Novel by Alessandro Ferrari
     
    Clean Getaway by Nic Stone
     
    The Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins
     
    Normal: One Kid's Extraordinary Journey by Magdalena and Nathaniel Newman
     
    Onr of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus
     
    Ordinary Hazards: a Memoir by Nikki Grimes
     
    Torpedoed!: True Story of the World War II Sinking of the Children's Ship by Deborah Heiligman
     
    Ebb and Flow by Heather Stone
     
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 12-19
     
    Small Spaces by Katherine Arden
     
    The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
     
    Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds: 100 New Ways to See the World by Ian Wright
     
    The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse by Charlie Mackersy
     
    The Pigeon Needs a Bath by Mo Willem
     
    I Wonder by K.A. Holt
     
    The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacie McAnulty
     
    Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi
     
    Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman
     
     
    Reading Log 11-19
     
    Homerooms & Hall Passes by Tom O'Donnell
     
    The Cursed Coven by Carolyn Nowak (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Bk. 2)
     
    Madame Fourcade's Secret War: the Daring Young Woman Who Led France's Largest Spy Network by Lynne Olson
     
    The Year We Fell from the Sky by Amy Sarig King
     
    Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum
     
    The Trouble with Gravity: Solving the Mystery Beneath Our Feet by Richard Panek
     
    Nazi Saboteurs: Hitler's Secret Attack on America by Samantha Seiple
     
    Call Down the Hawk by Maggie Stiefvater
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 10-19
     
    Beverly, Right Here by Kate DiCamillo
     
    Out to Get You: 13 Tales of Weirdness and Woe by Josh Allen
     
    Rebel by Marie Lu (Legend, Bk. 4)
     
    White Bird: a Wonder Story by R.J. Palacio
     
    Words on Fire by Jennifer A. Nielsen
     
    Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly
     
    The Crossover: the Graphic Novel by Kwame Alexander; illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile
     
    Look Both Ways: a Tale Told in 10 Blocks by Jason Reynolds
     
    It's the End of the World As I Know It by Matthew Landis
     
    Maybe He Just Likes You by Barbara Dee
     
    Return of the Temujai by John Flanagan (Brotherband)
     
    The World Ends in April by Stacy McAnulty
     
    Frankly in Love by David Yoon
     
    Dear Girl by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Paris Rosenthal
     
    Are You Scared, Darth Vader? by Adam Rex
     
    The Disaster Days by Rebecca Behrens
     
    Pan's Labyrinth: the Labyrinth of the Faun by Guillermo del Toro and Cornelia Funke
     
    Allies by Alan Gratz
     
    16 Words: William Carlos Williams and "The Red Wheelbarrow" by Lisa Rogers and Chuck Groenink
     
    World Make Way: New Poems Inspired by Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins
     
    Mango Delight by Franaswell Hyman
     
    Redwood and Ponytail by K.A. Holt
     
    Sweet Pea by Julie Murphy
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 09-19
     
    Some Places More Than Others by Renée Watson
     
    Free Lunch by Rex Ogle
     
    Girl Under a Red Moon by Da Chen
     
    Guest: a Changeling Tale by Mary Downing Hahn
     
    My Life as an Icecream Sandwich by Ibi Zoboi
     
    My Jasper June by Laurel Snyder
     
    The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q. Raúf
     
    Cihld of the Dream: a Memoir of 1963 by Sharon Robinson
     
    Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai
     
    The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree by Paola Peretti
     
    Behave: the Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by Robert M. Sapolsky
     
    How to Read a Book by Kwame Alexander
     
    Tunnel of Bones by Victoria Schwab (City of Ghosts, Bk. 2)
     
    Each Tiny Spark by Pablo Cartaya
     
    The Lost Girl by Anne Ursu
     
    All the Greys on Greene Street by Laura Tucker
     
    Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation by Stuart Gibbs
     
    It Rained Warm Bread: Moishe Moskowitz's Story of Hope: story by Gloria Moskowitz-Sweet; poems by Hope Anita Smith; with illustrations by Lea Lyon
     
    Forget Me Not by Ellie Terry
     
    The Tyrant's Tomb by Rick Riordan (Trials of Apollo, Bk. 4)
     
    Strange Birds: a Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers by Celia C. Perez

     

     
     
    Reading Log 8-19
     
    For Black Girls Like Me by Mariama J. Lockington
     
    Tooth and Claw: the Dinosaur Wars by Deborah Noyes
     
    Can I Touch Your Hair? Poems of Race, Mistakes and Friendship by Irene Latham and Charles Waters
     
    Seeing Into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright; illustrated by Nina Crews
     
    Friends and Foes: Poems about Us All by Douglas Florian
     
    In the Past by David Elliot; illustrated by Mathew Trueman
     
    Hypnotize a Tiger: Poems About Just About Everything by Calef Brown
     
    Master of Deceit: J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies by Marc Aronson
     
    The Big Book of Girl Power by Julie Merberg
     
    I'm Just Not Good at Rhyming and Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grownups by Chris Harris
     
    Little Tree by Loren Long
     
    Dreamers by Yuyi Morales
     
    We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins
     
    7 Ate 9 by Tara Lazar
     
    Wait (Books That Drive Kids Crazy, Book 4) by Matt and Beck Stanton
     
    The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century by Kirk Wallace Johnson
     
    The Knowledge Gap: the Hidden Cause of America's Broken Education System and How to Fix It by Natalie Wexler
     
    We're All Wonders by R.J. Palacio
     
    Benchwarmers by John Feinstein
     
    They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger & Steven Scott ; [art by] Harmony Becker
     
    Have You Eaten Grandma?: Or, the Life-Saving Importance of Correct Punctuation, Grammar, and Good English by Gyles Brandreth

     

     
    Reading Log 7-19
     
    The Music of What Happens by Bill Konigsberg
     
    Hurricane Season by Nicole Melleby
     
    The Last Last-Day-of-Summer by Lamar Giles
     
    Just Mercy: a True Story of the Fight for Justice by Bryan Stevenson (Adapted for Young Readers)
     
    Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro
     
    Reaching for the Moon: the Autobiography of NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson by Katherine Johnson
     
    Here To Stay by Sara Farizan
     
    The Prince & the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
     
    Barely Missing Everything by Matt Mendez
     
    The Bastard Brigade: the True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb by Sam Kean
     
    House Without Walls by Ching Yeung Russell
     
    The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan
     
    Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven
     
    Zenobia July by Lisa Bunker
     
    Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein
     
    Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience edited by Patricia Vecchione and Alyssa Raymond
     
    They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
     
    Shouting at the Rain by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
     
    Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender
     
    The Woman Who Smashed Codes:  a True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies by Jason Fagone
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 6-19
     
     
    Lincoln's Last Trial:  the Murder Case that Proprelled Him to the Presidency by Dan Abrams and David Fisher (Young Readers' Edition)
     
    The Library Book by Susan Orlean
     
    William Shakespeare's Get Thee...Back to the Future! by Ian Doescher
     
    Where I End and You Begin by Preston Norton
     
    Extraordinary Birds by Sandy Stark-McGinnis
     
    Superlative: the Biology of Extremes by Matthew D. LaPlante
     
    A Wolf Called Wander by Rosanne Perry
     
    With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
     
    My Corner of the Ring: A Memoir from a Champ by Jesselyn Silva, as told to Erin Stephens
     
    The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
     
    Queen of the Sea by Dylan Meconis
     
    Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake
     
    A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi
     
    Nyxia by Scott Reintgen
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 5-19
     
    The Line Tender by Kate Allen
     
    Aru Shah and the Song of Death by Roshani Chokshi
     
    Finding Orion by John David Anderson
     
    Go See the Principal:  True Tales from the School Trenches by Gerry Brooks
     
    The Absence of Sparrows by Kurt Kirchmeier
     
    The Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds
     
    Internment by Samira Ahmed
     
    Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga
     
    I Miss You When I Blink:  Essays by Mary Laura Philpott
     
    Dual at Araluen by John Flanagan
     
    Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan
     
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 4-19
     
    The Art of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobelli
     
    Orange for the Sunsets by Tina Athaide
     
    Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez
     
    Right as Rain by Lindsey Stoddard
     
    The Owls Have Come to Take Us Away by Ronald L. Smith
     
    Spy Runner by Eugene Yelchin
     
    Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" adapted by Rebecca Steffoff
     
    Nearing Ninety and Other Comedies of Late Life by Judith Viorst
     
    Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddles by Thomas Lennon
     
    Fanny's Dream by Caralyn Buehner
     
    Deathcaster by Cinda Williams Chima (Shattered Realms, Bd. 3)
     
    21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
     
    The Astonishing Maybe by Shaunta Grimes
     
    The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson
     
    Nikki on the Line by Barbara Carroll Roberts
     
    Focused by Alyson Gerber
     
    The Odyssey retold by Gillian Cross
     
    The Next Great Paulie Fink by Ali Benjamin
     
    The Great Jeff by Tony Abbott
     
     
     
    Reading Log 3-19
     
    A Monster like Me by Wendy S. Swore
     
    Shaking Things Up:  14 Young Women Who Changed the World by Susan Hood
     
    Outwalkers by Fiona Shaw
     
    The Coddling of the American Mind:  How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathon Haidt
     
    Operation Frog Effect by Sarah Sherger
     
    The Missing Piece of Charlie O'Reilly by Rebecca K. Ansari
     
    Shout: a Poetry Memoir by Laurie Halse Anderson
     
    The Enchanted Hour:  the Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction by Megan Cox Gurdon
     
    New Kid by Jerry Craft
     
    The Witch Boy by Molly Knox Ostertag
     
    Sheets by Brenda Thummler
     
    The Year I Didn't Eat by Samuel Pollen
     
    When Books Went to War:  the Stories That Helped Us Win World War II by Molly Guptill Manning
     
    A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramée
     
    Sweeping Up the Heart by Kevin Henkes
     
    The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander; illustrated by Kadir Nelson
     
    A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood:  the Poetry of Mister Rogers by Fred Rogers
     
    The Size of the Truth by Andrew Smith
     
    Because of the Rabbit by Cynthia Lord
     
    White Rose by Kip Wilson
     
    Lion Down by Stuart Gibbs
     
     
    Reading Log 2-19
     
    The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA by Brenda Woods
     
    A Heart in a Body in the World by Deb Caletti
     
    The Giver: the Graphic Novel adapted and illustrated by P.Craig Russell; based on the novel by Lois Lowry
     
    Grand Theft Horse by Greg Neri
     
    This Promise of Change: One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality by Jo Ann Allen Boyce and Debbie Levy
     
    We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World by Malala Yousafzai
     
    On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
     
    Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson with Gregory Mone
     
    Fake News:  Separating Truth from Fiction by Michael Miller
     
    Dark Sky Rising:  Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
     
    The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman
     
    They Call Me Guero: a Border Kid's Poems by David Bowles
     
    Sadie by Courntey Summers
     
    Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
     
    The Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak
     
    Never Caught:  the Story of Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kathleen Van Cleve
     
    To Night Owl from Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer
     
    The Unteachables by Gordon Korman
     
    Good Enough by Jen Petro-Roy
     
    The Light Jar by Lisa Thompson
     
    Running with Wolves: Our Story of Life with the Sawtooth Pack by Jim and Jamie Dutcher
     
    Ruby in the Sky by Jeanne Zulick Ferruolo
     
    Something Rotten:  a Fresh Look at Roadkill by Heather L. Montgomery
     
    A Drop of Hope by Keith Calabrese
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 1-19
     
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling (for the fourth time!)
     
    Game Changer: John McLendon and the Secret Game by John Coy
     
    Illegal by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin
     
    Deep Water by Watt Key
     
    Refugee by Alan Gratz
     
    14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy
     
    A Song for Gwendolyn Books by Alice Faye Duncan
     
    The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart
     
    Lincoln's Grave Robbers by Steve Sheinkin
     
    I'd Rather Be Reading: Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life by Anne Bogel
     
    If This Were a Story by Beth Turley
     
    Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee
     
    Posted by John David Anderson
     
    Jason Reynolds by Golriz Golkar
     
    Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees by Mary Beth Leatherdale and Eleanor Shakespeare
     
    Spy School by Stuart Gibbs
     
    Deep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn
     
    Rebound by Kwame Alexander
     
    The Prince of Frogtown by Rick Bragg
     
    My Seneca Village by Marilyn Nelson
     
    Estranged by Ethan M. Aldridge
     
    The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science by Joyce Sidman
     
    The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler by John Hendrix
     
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer:  New School Nightmare by Carolyn Nowak
     
    Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams
     
    I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944 by Lauren Tarshis
     
    John Lewis: Courage in Action by Matt Doeden
     
    Max and the Midknights by Lincoln Peirce
     
    The Reckless Club by Beth Vrabel
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 12-18
     
    Pride by Ibi Zoboi
     
    Gaijin: American Prisoner of War by Matt Faulkner
     
    The Dam Keeper by Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi
     
    Cici's Journal: the Adventures of a Writer-in-Training by Joris Chamblain and Aurelie Neyret
     
    Star Wars: the Original Trilogy in Graphic Novel by Alessandro Ferrari and Kawaii Studio
     
    Courageous: a Novel of Dunkirk by Yona Zeldis McDonough
     
    Odd One Out by Nic Stone
     
    Thoreau at Walden by John Porcellino
     
    Swing by Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess
     
    It's Up to You, Abe Lincoln by Tom and Leila Hirschfeld
     
    Struttin' with Some Barbecue: Lil Hardin Armstrong Becomes the First Lady of Jazz by Patricia Hruby Powell
     
    Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini
     
    The Might Heart of Sunny St. James by Ashley Herring Blake
     
    Art Matters:  Because Your Imagination Can Change the World by Neil Gaiman; illustrated by Chris Riddell
     
    The Best Cook in the World:  Tales from My Momma's Table by Rick Bragg
     
     
     
    Reading Log 11-18
     
    Kindgom of Ash by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass, Bk. 7)
     
    Attucks! Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team that Awakened a City by Phillip Hoose
     
    The Prophet Calls by Melanie Sumrow
     
    To Kill a Mockingbird: a Graphic Novel by Harper Lee; adapted and illustrated by Fred Fordham
     
    Blacklisted: Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment by Larry Dane Brimmer
     
    Fantastics Beasts: the Crimes of Grindelwald by J.K. Rowling
     
    Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me and You by Lin-Manuel Miranda
     
    The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon
     
    Blended by Sharon M. Draper
     
    The Unwanted:  Stories of the Syrian Refugees by Don Brown
     
    Resist:  35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustice by Veronica Chambers
     
    The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (for the third or fourth time!)
     
     
    Reading Log 10-18
     
    Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch
     
    24 Hours in Nowhere by Dusti Bowling
     
    Otherwood by Pete Hautman
     
    The Bigfoot Files by Lindsay Eagar
     
    1968: Today's Authors Explore a Year of Rebellion, Revolution, and Change edited by Marc Aronson and Susan Campbell Bartoletti
     
    Small Spaces by Katherine Arden
     
    The Right Hook of Devin Velma by Jake Burt
     
    The Darkdeep by Allie Condie and Brendan Reichs
     
    The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden by Karina Yan Glaser
     
    Grenade by Alan Gratz
     
    Puddin' by Julie Murphy
     
    Skylark and Wallcreeper by Anne O'Brien Carelli
     
    Sweep: the Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier
     
    Winnie's Great War by Lindsay Mattick
     
    Code Girls:  the True Story of the American Women Who Secretly Broke Codes in World War II by Liza Mundy
     
    Squint by Chad Morris
     
    Lu by Jason Reynolds (Track, Bk. 4)
     
    Zora and Me: the Cursed Ground by T.R. Simon
     
    Reader Come Home: the Reading Brain in a Digital World by Maryanne Wolf
     
    The Grand Escape:  the Greatest Prison Breakout of the 20th Century by Neal Bascomb
     
    Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
     
    Am I Alone Here? Notes on Living to Read and Reading to Live by Peter Orner
     
     
     
    Reading Log 9-18
     
    The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson
     
    Louisiana's Way Home by Kate DiCamillo
     
    Lions & Liars by Kate Beasley
     
    The Girl in the Locked Room by Mary Downing Hahn
     
    Wonderland by Barbara O'Connor
     
    The Story Collector by Kristin O'Donnell Tubb
     
    Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish by Pablo Cartaya
     
    Tight by Torrey Maldonado
     
    All the Things That Could Go Wrong by Stewart Foster
     
    After Zero by Christina Collins
     
    The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden
     
    Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech
     
    D-Day:  the World War II Invasion that Changed History by Deborah Hopkinson
     
    No Fixed Address by Susin Nielsen-Fernlund
     
    Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina
     
    The Colors of the Rain by R.L. Toalson
     
    Lifeboat 12 by Susan Hood
     
    Begone the Raggedy Witches by Celine Kiernan
     
    Wildcard by Marie Lu
     
    The Splintered Light by Ginger Johnson
     
    Abraham Lincoln by Teri Kanefield (The Making of America, Bk. 3)
     
    The Storm Runner by J.C. Cervantes
     
    Mascot by Anthony John
     
    The Dactyl Hill Squad by Daniel José Older
     
    12 Before 13 by Lisa Greenwald
     
    The Eleventh Trade by Alyssa Hollingsworth
     
    Property of the Rebel Librarian by Alison Varnes
     
    The Extraordinary Colors of Auden Dare by Zillah Bethel
     
    You Don't Know Everything, Jilly P.!  by Alex Gino
     
    Call of the Wraith by Kevin Sands (Blackthorne Key, Bk. 4)
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 8-18
     
    In Harm's Way:  JFK, World War II, and the Rescue of PT109 by Iain Martin
     
    See Me After Class:  Advice for Teachers By Teachers by Roxana Elden
     
    Educated:  a Memoir by Tara Westover
     
    Echol's Sister by Paul Mosier
     
    The Reason I Jump: the Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida; translated by KA Yoshida and  
          David Mitchell

    Dumplin' by Julie Murphy
     
    Nowhere Boy by Katherine Marsh
     
    I Am Still Alive by Kate Alice Marshall
     
    Finding Langston by Lesa Cline-Ransome
     
    Where the Woods End by Charlotte Salter
     
    The Dollar Kids by Jennifer Richard Jacobson
     
    The Red Fox Clan by John Flanagan
     
    I Am Gandhi by Brad Meltzer
     
    The Land of Neverendings by Kate Saunders
     
    Resistance by Jennifer A. Nielsen
     
    City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab
     
    Charlie and Me: 421 Miles from Home by Mark Lowery
     
    Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson
     
    The Prodigy by John Feinstein
     
     
     
    Reading Log 7-18
     
    Spying on Whales: the Past, Present, and Future of the Earth's Most Awesome Creatures by Nick Pyenson
     
    A Stitch in Time by Daphne Kalmar
     
    Breakout by Kate Messner
     
    The Language of Spells by Garret Weyr
     
    Far from the Tree by Robin Benway
     
    Everything I Know about You by Barbara Dee
     
    The Unforgettable Guinevere St. Clair by Amy Makechnie
     
    Everything Else in the Universe by Tracy Holczer
     
    Front Desk by Kelly Yang
     
    Tom's Midnight Garden a graphic adaptation of the Philippa Pearce classic by Edith
     
    Where the Watermelons Grow by Cindy Baldwin
     
    Intensity by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Chronicles of Nick)
     
    The Boy, the Boat, and the Beast by Smantha M. Clark
     
    Look at the Weather by Britta Teckentrup
     
    The House That Lou Built by Mae Respicio
     
    The Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey
     
    Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds (third time reading this awesome book!)
     
    The History of Jane Doe by Michael Belanger
     
    My Year in the Middle by Lila Quintero Weaver
     
    Lowriders in Space by Cathy Camper; illustrated by Raul the Third
     
    Apocalypse Meow Meow by James Proimos III; illustrated by James Proimos, Jr.
     
    Willa of the Wood by Robert Beatty
     
    Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe by Jo Watson Hackl
     
    Real Friends by Shannon Hale
     
    The Lost Books:  the Scroll of Kings by Sarah Prineas
     
    She Has Her Mother's Laugh:  the Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity by Carl Zimmer
     
    The Girl in the Well Is Me by Karen Rivers
     
    The Mortification of Fovea Munson by Mary Winn Heider
     
    The Creativity Project:  An Awesometastic Story Collection edited by Colby Sharp
     
    Life in the Sloth Lane:  Slow Down and Smell the Hibiscus by Lucy Cooke
     
    Dear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pearce
     
    Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley
     
    Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley
     
    Lucky Little Things by Janice Erlbaum
     
    The Girl Who Smiled Beads:  A story of War and What Comes After by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil
     
    Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore
     
    Denis Ever After by Tony Abbott
     
    Nightbooks by J.A. White
     
    Hour of the Bees by Lindseey Eagar
     
    The Fall of Innocence by Jenny Torreo Sanchez
     
    Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar
     
     
     
    Reading Log 6-18
     
    Confusion Is Nothing New by Paul Acampora
     
    Fadeaway by Maura Ellen Stokes
     
    The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
     
    Train I Ride by Paul Mosier
     
    I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina; illustrated by Stacey Robinson and John Jennings
     
    Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
     
    Deep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn
     
    Tradition by Brendan Kiely
     
    Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 by Larry Dane Brimmer
     
    The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their LIves by Dashka Slater
     
    Like Vanessa by Tami Charles
     
    Dread Nation by Justina Ireland
     
    When I Was the Greatest by Jason Reynolds
     
    Amina's Voice by Hena Khan
     
    Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe by Preston Norton
     
    Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson
     
    Haven by Mary Lindsey
     
    The 5 O'Clock Band by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews with Bill Taylor
     
    Time Bomb by Joelle Charbonneau
     
    I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez
     
    Dear Martin by Nic Stone
     
    Pigeons:  the Fascinating Saga of the World's Most Revered and Reviled Birds by Andrew D. Blechman
     
    Monday"s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson
     
    The Jigsaw Jungle by Kristin Levine
     
    March, Book Two by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, illustrated by Nate Powell
     
    March, Book Three by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, illustrated by Nate Powell
     
    Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
     
    Sergeant Reckless:  the True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero by Patricia McCormick
     
    Sidetracked by Diana Harmon Asher
     
    All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
     

     

     
     
    Reading Log 5-18
     
    The Burning Maze by Rick Riordan (Trials of Apollo, Bk. 3)
     
    Out of Left Field by Ellen Klages
     
    Boy Bites Bug by Rebecca Patrick
     
    The Length of a String by Elissa Brent Weissman
     
    Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
     
    Tiny Infinities by J.H. Diehl
     
    My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman
     
    Peeves by Mike Van Waes
     
    "Son of the Dawn" by Cassandra Clare and Sarah Rees Brennan
     
    Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...and Maybe the World by William H. McRaven
     
    Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes
     
    More Deadly Than War:  the Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War by Kenneth C. Davis
     
    The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacey McAnulty
     
    The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik by David Arnold
     
    From You to Me by K.A. Holt
     
    The Doughnut Fix by Jesse Janowitz
     
     
     
    Reading Log 4-18
     
    How to Read Poetry like a Professor: a Quippy and Sonorous Guide to Verse by Thomas C. Foster
     
    Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans
     
    Rebound by Kwame Alexander
     
    Stormcaster by Cinda Williams Chima (Shattered Realms, Bk. 3)
     
    To the Moon: the True Story of the American Heroes on the Apollo 8 Spaceship by Jeffrey Kluger
     
    Sunny by Jason Reynolds (Track, Bk. 3)
     
    For Everyone by Jason Reynolds
     
    Dear Isaac Newton, You're Ruining My Life by Rachel Hruza
     
    Hamilton:  the Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter
     
    Until Tomorrow, Mr. Marsworth by Sheila O'Connor
     
    The Disappearing Spoon: and Other True Tales of Rivalry, Adventure, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean ; adapted for young readers by Adrian Dingle and Kelsey Kennedy
     
    Ice Wolves by Amie Kaufman
     
    The Science of Breakable Things by Tae Keller
     
    You Go First by Erin Entrada Kelly
     
    Selected Poems of Langston Hughes: A Classic Collection of Poems of American Verse by Langston Hughes
     
    Gone to Drift by Diana McCauley
     
    Failing Up: How to Take Risks, Aim Higher, and Never Stop Learning by Leslie Odom, Jr.
     
    Crash: the Great Depression and the Fall and Rise of America by Marc Favreau
     
    Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
     
    The Ostrich and Other Lost Things by Beth Hautala
     
    Waste of Space by Stuart Gibbs (Moon Base Alpha, Bk. 3)
     
    Deep Water by Watt Key
     
    The Girl With More Than One Heart by Laura Geringer
     
    The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson
     
    From the Heart of Africa: A Book of Wisdom by Eric Walters
     
    Photographic: the Life of Graciela Iturbide by Isabel Quintero and Zeke Peña
     
    Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson
     
    The Spinning Magnet:  the Electromagnetic Force That Created the Modern World -- and Could Destroy It by Alanna Mitchell   
     
     
     
    Reading Log 3-18
     
    Opal by Maggie Stiefvater (Raven Cycle)
     
    Night of Cake and Puppets by Laini Taylor
     
    A Few Red Drops: the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 by Claire Hartfield
     
    The Traitor's Game by Jennifer A. Nielsen
     
    The Book of Boy by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
     
    Between the LInes by Nikki Grimes
     
    Percy Jackson and the Singer of Apollo by Rick Riordan
     
    Mary's Monster: Love, Madness and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein by Lita Judge
     
    Knockout by K.A. Holt
     
    Blood, Water, Paint by Joy McCullough
     
    The Word Collector by Peter H. Reynolds
     
    Wizard for Hire by Obert Skye
     
    Saving Wonder by Mary Knight
     
    Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi
     
    Voices from the Second World War: Stories of War as Told to Children of Today by Walker Books, Compiler
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 2-18
     
    Uprooted: the Japanese Americans During World War II by Albert Marrin
     
    The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser
     
    The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands
     
    Beneath My Mother's Feet by Amjed Qamar
     
    The Heart and Mind of Frances Pauley by April Stevens
     
    Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein by Jennifer Roy with Ali Fadhil
     
    90 Miles to Havana by Enrique Flores-Galbis
     
    Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty
     
    Tig Ripley: Rock 'N' Roll Rebel by Ginger Rue
     
    Nevermoor:  The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend
     
    The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle by Leslie Connor
     
    Impact!: Asteroids and the Science of Saving the World by Elizabeth Rusch
     
    Checked by Cynthia Kadohata
     
    Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire by John August
     
    The Secret of Nightingale Wood by Lucy Strange

    Speak: the Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson; illustrated by Emily Carroll
     
    Hamilton and Peggy by L.M. Elliott
     
    The Serpent's Secret by Sayantani DasGupta (Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Bk. 1)
     
    The Not-So-Boring Letters of Private Nobody by Matthew Landis
     
    Notorious RGB: the Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik
     
    The Journey of Little Charlie by Christopher Paul Curtis
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 1-18
     
     
    The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Perez
     
    An Odyssey: a Father, a Son, and an Epic by Daniel Mendelsohn
     
    My Brigadista Year by Katherine Paterson
     
    Lemons by Melissa Savage
     
    Supergifted by Gordon Korman
     
    Betty Before X by Ilyasah Shabazz with Renee Watson
     
    Snow Lane by Josie Angelini
     
    Chasing King's Killer: the Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin by James L. Swanson
     
    The Beginning Woods by Malcolm McNeill
     
    Facing Frederick:  the Life of Frederick Douglass, a Monumental American Man by Tonya Bolden
     
    Roses and Radicals: the Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote by Susan Zimet
     
    Ghost by Jason Reynolds (Track, Bk. 1)
     
    Sink or Swim by Steve Watkins
     
    Just Like Jackie by Lindsey studdard
     
    The Roar by Emma Clayton
     
    Gone Rogue by Marissa Meyer (Wires and Nerve, Vol. 2)
     
    Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 12-17
     
    The Van Gogh Deception by Deron R. Hicks
     
    A History of Reading by Alberto Manguel
     
    A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
     
    The Art of War by Sun Tzu
     
    The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
     
    Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
     
     
     
    Reading Log 11-17
     
    Wild Things: the Joy of Reading Children's Literature as an Adult by Bruce Handy
     
    Dear Wandering Wildebeest and Other Poems from the Water Hole by Irene Latham
     
    The Outsorcerer's Apprentice by Tom Holt
     
    Lawless and the Devil of Euston Square by William Sutton
     
    The Written World: the Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization by Martin Puchner
     
    One Minute Till Bedtime: 60-Second Poems to Send You Off to Sleep selected by Kim Nesbitt
     
    The Caldera by John Flanagan (Brotherband, Bk. 7)
     
    Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld
     
    Have Sword, Will Travel by Garth Nix and Sean Williams
     
    The Summer of Owen Todd by Tony Abbott
     
    Nina: Jazz Legend and Civil-Rights Activist Nina Simone by Alice Briere-Haquet
     
     
     
    Reading Log 10-17
     
    I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest
     
    Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers; art by Shawn Harris
     
    Shoe Dog: a Memoir by the Creator of Nike by phil Knight (Young Readers Edition)
     
    The Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Bk. 3)
     
    After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Dan Santat
     
    The War I Finally Won by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
     
    All's Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson
     
    The Perfect Score by Rob Buyea
     
    All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater
     
    Mustaches for Maddie by Chad Morris and Shelly Brown
     
    Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton
     
    Sparrow by Sarah Moon
     
    Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
     
    Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling
     
    Origin by Dan Brown
     
    Bonaparte Falls Apart by Margery Cuyler
     
    Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
     
    The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
     
    The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe
     
    Who Killed Darius Drake? by Rodman Philbrick
     
    Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What Can Be Done about It by Mark Seidenberg
     
    Never Say Die by Anthony Horowitz
     
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 09-17
     
    The Secret Sheriff of Sixth Grade by Jordan Sonneblick
     
    Welcome to the Monkey House: a Collection of Short Stories  by Kurt Vonnegut
     
    Ten Days a Madwoman: the Daring Life and Turbulent Times of the Originial "Girl" Reporter, Nellie Bly by Deborah Noyes
     
    Alan Cole Is Not a Coward by Eric Bell
     
    Karma Khullar's Mustache by Kristi Wientge
     
    A Visual History of the World's Most Enduring Mysteries by Joan Soriano Campos
     
    Halfway Normal by Barbara Dee
     
    The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell
     
    Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know by Alexandra Horowitz
     
    The Red Bandana by Tom Rinaldi (Young Readers Edition)
     
    Lost Boys by Darcey Rosenblatt
     
    The Assassin's Curse by Kevin Sands (Blackthorne Key, Bk. 3)
     
    Ban This Book by Alan Gratz
     
    Tumble & Blue by Cassie Beasley
     
    Thick as Thieves by Megan Whalen Turner
     
    Restart by Gordon Korman
     
    The Elements Book:  a Visual Encylopedia of the Peridic Table by Tom Jackson
     
    Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance
     
    The Empty Grave by Jonathan Stroud (Lockwood & Co., Bk. 5)
     
    42 Is Not Just a Number: the Odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American Hero by Doreen Rappaport
     
    Suspect Red by L.M. Elliott
     
    Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo
     
    Slider by Pete Hautman
     
    Wishtree by Katherine Applegate
     
    Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass)
     
    The Dark Assassin by Joseph Delaney
     
    The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore
     
    Warcross by Marie Lu
     
     
     
    Reading Log 08-17
     
    You May Already Be a Winner by Ann Dee Ellis
     
    90 Miles to Havana by Enrique Flores-Galbis
     
    The List by Patricia Forde
     
    Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh
     
    Finding Perfect by Elly Swartz
     
    Solo by Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess
     
    11 Before 12 by Lisa Greenwald
     
    Game On!:   video game history from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and More by Dustin Hansen
     
    In the Shadow of the Sun by Anne Sibley O'Brien
     
    The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande (Young Reader's Edition)
     
    One for Sorrow by Mary Downing Hahn
     
    The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya
     
    Sea Otter Heroes:  the Predators That Saved an Ecosystem by Patricia Newman
     
    Serafina and the Twisted Staff by Robert Beatty
     
    Caesar's Last Breath:  Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us by Sam Kean
     
    What to Say Next by Julie Buxbaum
     
    The Dire King by William Ritter (Jackaby, Bk. 4)
     
    Miles Morales:  Spider-Man by Jason Reynolds
     
    Lost in the Pacific, 1942:  Not a Drop to Drink by Tod Olson
     
    The Rock and Gem Book:  --and Other Treasures of the Natural World by Dan Green
     
    Patina by Jason Reynolds (Track, Bk. 2)
     
    Welcome to Mars:  Making a Home on the Red Planet by Buzz Aldrin
     
    The Wrong Train by Jeremy de Quidt
     
    Transforming Libraries:  a Toolkit for Innovators, Makers and Seekers by Ron Starker
     
    Thornhill by Pamy Smy
     
    Backfield Boys by John Feinstein
     
    Serafina and the Splintered Heart by Robert Beatty
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 07-17
     
    The Someday Suitcase by Corey Ann Hayden
     
    Chasing Space by Leland Melvin
     
    Our Story Begins: Your Favorite Authors and Illustrators Share Fun, Inspiring, and Occasionally Ridiculous Things That They Wrote and Drew as Kids edited by Elissa Brent Weissman
     
    The Quilts of Gee's Bend by Susan Goldman Rubin
     
    Beneath My Mother's Feet by Amjed Qamar
     
    Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia
     
    The Search for Olinguito: Discovering a New Species by Sandra Markle
     
    The Whydah: a Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked and Found by Martin W. Sandler
     
    Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
     
    Posted by John David Anderson
     
    Come On In, America:  the United States in World War I by Linda Barrett Osborne
     
    Vincent and Theo: the Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman
     
    The Shadow Cipher by Laura Ruby
     
    The Tragic Tale of the Great Auk by Jan Thornhill
     
    Crow Smarts: Inside the Brain of the World's Brightest Bird by Pamela S. Turner
     
    Rise of the Lionness:  Restoring a Habitat and It's Pride on the Liuwa Plains by Bradley Hague
     
    Motor Girls: How Women Took the Wheel and Drove Boldly into the Twentieth Century by Sue Macy
     
    Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters by Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst
     
    Quick Answers for Busy Teachers: Solutions to 60 Common Challenges by Annette Breaux and Todd Whitaker
     
    The Apprentice Witch by James Nicol
     
    Racial Profiling: Everday Inequality by Alison Marie Behnke
     
    Shackles from the Deep: Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, a Bitter Past, and a Rich Legacy by Michael H. Cottman
     
    A Storm Too Soon: a True Storm Rescue by Michael Tougia
     
    Refugee by Alan Gratz
     
     
    Reading Log 06-17
     
    The Lost City of the Monkey God: a True Story by Douglas Preston
     
    Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare (The Dark Artifices, Book 2)
     
    Bubble by Stewart Foster
     
    Giant Trouble by Ursula Vernon
     
    Cyclone by Doreen Cronin
     
    The Man Who Was Thursday by G.K. Chesterton
     
    Felix Yz by Lisa Bunker
     
    The Ghost Map:  the Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic --  and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World by Steven Johnson
     
    Books for Living: Some Thoughts on Reading, Reflecting, and Embracing Life by Will Schwalbe
     
    Irresistible: the Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked by Adam Alter
     
    The Rook by Daniel O'Malley
     
    Speed of Life by Carol Weston
     
    The Art of Deception:  Illusions to Challenge the Eye and the Mind by Brad Honeycutt
     
    The D.B. Cooper Hijacking: Vanishing Act by Kay Melchisedech Olson
     
    Climate Migrants: On the Move in a Warming World by Rebecca E. Hirsch
     
    Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk
     
    The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
     
    Chernobyl's Wild Kingdom: Life in the Dead Zone by Rebecca L. Johnson
     
    Zen in the Art of Archery by Eugen Herrigel
     
    A Dog in the Cave: the Wolves Who Made Us Human by Kay Frydenborg
     
     
     
    Reading Log 05-17
     
    The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan (The Trials of Apollo, Book 2)
     
    The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams (Hitchhiker's Guide, Book 2)
     
    The Someday Birds by Sally J. Pla
     
    Jack London and the Klondike Gold Rush by Peter Lourie
     
    Babe Conquers the World: the Legendary Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias by Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace
     
    Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart, and Spectacular by Mayim Bialik
     
    Life, the Universe, and Everything by Douglas Adams (Hitchhiker's Guide, Book 3)
     
    Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets by Kwame Alexander with Chris Colderley and Marjorie Wentworth
     
    So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish by Douglas Adams (Hitchhiker's Guide, Book 4)
     
    My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues by Pamela Paul
     
     
    Reading Log 04-17
     
    Congratulations, By the Way:  Some Thoughts on Kindness by George Saunders
     
    Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
     
    Shadowcaster by Cinda Williams Chima (Shattered Realms, Bk. 2)
     
    Isaac the Alchemist:  Secrets of Isaac Newton, Reveal'd by Mary Losure
     
    Panda-monium by Stuart Gibbs
     
    The March Against Fear:  the Last Great Walk of the Civil Rights Movement and the Emergence of Black Power by Ann Bausum
     
    Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty
     
    Chester and Gus by Cammie McGovern
     
    Dragonwatch by Brandon Mull
     
    Blood Brother: Jonathan Daniels and His Sacrifice for Civil Rights by Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace
     
    Bull: a Novel by David Elliott
     
    Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor
     
    Higher, Steeper, Faster: the Daredevils Who Conquered the Skies by Lawrence Goldstone
     
    This Land Is Our Land: a History of American Immigration by Linda Barrett Osborne
     
    One Good Thing About America by Ruth Freeman
     
    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
     
     
     
    Reading Log 03-17
     
    Yours Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick
     
    A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen
     
    See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng
     
    Revenge of the Green Banana by Jim Murphy
     
    Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team by Steve Sheinkin
     
    The Goldfish Boy by Jack Cheng
     
    The Great White Shark Scientist by Sy Montgomery
     
    Inside Biosphere 2: Earth Science Under Glass by Mary Kay Carson
     
    Loving vs. Virginia: a Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case by Patricia Hruby Powell
     
    The Apple Tart of Hope by Sarah Morgan Fitzgerald
     
    Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan
     
    The Heart of Everything That Is: the Untold Story of Red Cloud, an American Legend by Kate Waters
     
    Sachiko: a Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story by Caren Barzelay Stelson
     
    Nabokov's Favorite Word Is Mauve: What the Numbers Reveal about Classics, Bestsellers and Our Own Writing by Ben Blatt
     
    The Queen of Katwe: a Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl's Dream of Becoming a Grandmaster by Tim Crothers
     
    The Survivor's Club: the True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz by Michael Bornstein and Debbie Bornstein Holinstat
     
    Lion: a Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley
     
    Full Cicada Moon by Marilyn Hilton
     
    Alexander Hamilton: the Making of America by Teri Kanefield
     
    Bubonic Panic: When Plague Invaded America by Gail Jarrow
     
    Armstrong and Charlie by Steven Frank
     
    Hard Rock by Ginger Rue (Tig Ripley, Bk. 2)
     
    Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting It Done by Andrea Gonzalez and Sophie Houser
     
    The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
     
    Eyes and Spies: How You're Tracked and Why You Should Know by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
     
    A Shropshire Lad by A.E. Housman
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Reading 02-17
     
    Freedom in Congo Square by Carole Boston Weatherford
     
    King's Cage by Victoria Aveyard (Red Queen, Bk. 3)
     
    Extreme Battlefields: When War Meets the Forces of Nature by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
     
    One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes
     
    Flying Lessons & Other Stories edited by Ellen Oh
     
    Vanished: True Tales of Mysterious Disappearances by Elizabeth MacLeod
     
    The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life by Kwame Alexander
     
    MLA Handbook, 8th Edition
     
    Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
     
    The King of Kazoo by Norm Feuti
     
    The Dumbest Idea Ever! by Jimmy Gownley
     
    Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
     
     
    Reading Log 01-17
     
    The Icarus Show by Sally Christie
     
    The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner and other Stories by Terry Pratchett
     
    Full of Beans by Jennifer L. Holm
     
    Hideout by Watt Key
     
    Terror at Bottle Creek by Watt Key
     
    Mission to Pluto: the First Visit to an Ice Dwarf and the Kuiper Belt by Mary Kay Carson
     
    Slacker by Gordon Korman
     
    Hidden Figures: the Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation into Space by Margot Lee Shetterly
     
    Home of the Brave by Katherine Applegate
     
    Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee
     
    The Ethan I Was Before by Ali Standish
     
    Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer; art by Doug Holgate (Lunar Chronicles Series, graphic novel, Volume 1)
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 12-16
     
    The Battle of Hackham Heath by John Flanagan (Ranger's Apprentice, Early Years, Bk. 2)
     
    Four-Four-Two by Dean Hughes
     
    Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan
     
    Scythe by Neal Shusterman
     
    As Brave As You by Jason Reynolds
     
    Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
     
    My Reading Life by Pat Conroy
     
    Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America by Carole Boston Weatherford
     
    A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
     
    The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher
     
    Trouble Makes a Comeback by Stephanie Tromly
     
     
    Reading Log 11-16
     
    Head in the Cloud:  Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy to Look Up by William Poundstone
     
    Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor
     
    Skunked!: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet by Jacqueline Kelly
     
    The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate: Discoveries from a Secret World by Peter Wohlleben
     
    Caveboy Dave: More Brawny Than Scrawny by Aaron Reynolds and Phil McAndrew
     
    The Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard)
     
    Heartless by Marissa Meyer
     
    Mostly Void, Partially Stars: Welcome to Night Vale, Episodes, Vol. 1 by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor
     
    Fight to Learn: the Struggle to Go to School by Laura Scandiffio
     
    Radiant Child: the Story of Young Artis Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe
     
    I Contain Multitudes: the Microbes within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong
     
    When Green Becomes Tomatoes: Poems for All Seasons by Julie Fogliano
     
    Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
     
    Love Letters by Arnold Adoff
     
    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: the Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling
     
    Einstein's Greatest Mistake: a Biography by David Bodanis
     
    Rock 'N' Roll Rebel by Ginger Rue (Tig Ripley, Bk. 1)
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 10-16
     
    Cloud and Wallfish by Anne Nesbet
     
    Falling Over Sideways by Jordan Sonnenblick
     
    The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog by Adam Gidwitz; illuminated by Hatem Aly
     
    In the Shadow of Liberty: the Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives by Kenneth C. Davis
     
    Spare Parts:  Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream by Joshua Davis
     
    Snow White: a Graphic Novel by Matt Phelan
     
    The Gene:  An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee
     
    Just a Drop of Water by Kerry O'Malley Cerra
     
    Irena's Children: a True Story of Courage by Tilar J. Mazzeo, adapted by Mary Cronk Ferrell
     
    An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments: Learn the Lost Art of Making Sense by Ali Almossawi
     
    Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth by Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos H. Papadimitriou; art by Alecos Papadatos and Annie Di Donna
     
    The Da Vinci Code (Young Adult Adaptation) by Dan Brown
     
    Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass, Bk. 5)
     
    The Rain in Portugal by Billy Collins
     
    Kids of Appetite by David Arnold
     
    Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
     
    A Field Guide to Lies:  Critical Thinking in the Information Age by Daniel J. Levitin
     
    The Boy Who Played with Fusion:  Extreme Science, Extreme Parenting and How to Make a Star by Tom Clynes
     
    Projekt 1065 by Alan Gratz
     
    Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
     
    Some Writer!: the Story of E.B. White by Melissa Sweet
     
    Garvey's Choice by Nikki Grimes
     
    The Well of Being: a Children's Book for Adults by Jean-Pierre Weill
     
    Ratpunzel by Ursual Vernon (Hamster Princess, Bk. 3)
     
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 9-16
     
    Ghost in the H.A.T.B.O.X. by Frank Beddor with Adrienne Kress
     
    The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski
     
    Mark of the Plague by Kevin Sands
     
    Bounce by Megan Shull
     
    The Thing about Leftovers by C.C. Payne
     
    Ugly:  a Memoir by Robert Hoge
     
    The Oversight by Charlie Fletcher
     
    The Creeping Shadow by Jonathan Stroud (Lockwood & Co., Bk. 4)
     
    Let Your Voice Be Heard: the Life and Times of Pete Seeger by Anita Silvey
     
    Vietnam: a History of the War by Russell Freedman
     
    Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass, Bk. 3)
     
    The DH by John Feinstein (Triple Threat, Bk. 3)
     
    Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass, Bk. 4)
     
    Looking Back: a Book of Memories by Lois Lowry
     
    The Prince by Niccolo Machiavellli
     
    The Plot to Kill Hitler: Dietrick Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Spy, Unlikely Hero by Patricia McCormick
     
    The Courage Test by James Preller
     
    The Martian by Andy Weir (Classroom Edition)
     
    Knights of the Borrowed Dark by Dave Rudden
     
    Small Is Beautiful:  Economics as if People Mattered by E.F. Schumacher
     
    A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston
     
    The Best Man by Richard Peck
     
    Fishbone's Song by Gary Paulsen
     
    The Poet's Dog by Patricia MacLachlan
     
    The Dark Army by Joseph Delaney
     
    The Paradox by Charlie Fletcher
     
    The Fever Code by James Dashner (Maze Runner, Bk. 4)
     
    Still a Work in Progress by Jo Knowles
     
     
     
    Reading Log 8-16
     
    The Shepherd's Crown by Terry Pratchett (Tiffany Aching, Bk. 4)
     
    Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
     
    Nine, Ten:  a September 11 Story by Nora Raleigh Baskin
     
    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two:  a New Play based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne
     
    View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction by Neil Gaiman
     
    Leroy Ninker Saddles Up by Kate DiCamillo
     
    The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
     
    Tru & Nelle: a Novel by G. Neri
     
    Packing for Mars: the Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach
     
    Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass, Bk. 2)
     
    Towers Falling by Jewell Parker Rhodes
     
    Ghostly Echoes by William Ritter (Jackaby, Bk. 3)
     
    The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sanders
     
    Hundred Percent by Karen Romano Young
     
    Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
     
    Billy Budd, Sailor by Herman Melville
     
    Nurk: the Strange, Surprising Adventures of a (Somewhat) Brave Shrew by Ursula Vernon
     
    Ghost by Jason Reynolds
     
    Poppy by Mary Hooper
     
    The Scourge by Jennifer A. Nielsen
     
    How We Got to Now:  Six Innovations That Made the Modern World by Steven Johnson
     
    Moo by Sharon Creech
     
     
     
    Reading Log 7-16
     
    Knife Edge by Andrew Lane (Sherlock Holmes, the Legend Begins, Bk. 6)
     
    Lucky Strikes by Louis Bayard
     
    Make Way for Readers by Judy Sierra
     
    Your Presidential Fantasy Dream Team  by Daniel O'Brien
     
    Invision by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Chronicles of Nick, Bk. 7)
     
    Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: the History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of...Trauma, Madness, and Recovery by Sam Kean
     
    Grunt: the Curious Science of Humans at War by Mary Roach
     
    The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien
     
    Of Mice and Magic by Ursula Vernon (Hamster Princess, Bk. 2)
     
    The Wild Robot by Peter Brown
     
     
     
    Reading Log 6-16
     
    The Ghostfaces by John Flanagan (Brotherband, Bk. 6)
     
    A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
     
    The Martian by Andy Weir
     
    Sabotage: the Mission to Destroy Hitler's Atomic Bomb by Neal Bascomb
     
    Ms. Bixby's Last Day by John David Anderson
     
    Americus by MK Reed; art by Jonathan David Hill
     
    Maggie: a Girl of the Streets by Stephan Crane
     
    What Elephants Know by Eric Dinerstein
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 5-16
     
    Shadow Magic by Joshua Khan
     
    The Crown by Kiera Cass
     
    The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan (Trials of Apollo, Bk. 1)
     
    Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk
     
    Slacker by Gordon Korman
     
    Rising Above: How 11 Athletes Overcame Challenges in Their Youth to Become Stars by Gregory Zuckerman with Elijah and Gabriel Zuckerman
     
    Six Kids and a Stuffed Cat by Gary Paulsen
     
    Quiet Power: the Secret Strengths of Introverts by Susan Cain with Gregory Mone and Erica Moroz
     
    No Better Friend: a Man, a Dog, and Their Incredible True Story of Friendship and Survival in World War II by Robert Weintraub
     
    Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding How Our Genes Work by Kat Arney
     
    The Outliers by Kimberly McCreight
     
    Theodore Boone:  the Scandal by John Grisham
     
    It's Your World:  Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going! by Chelsea Clinton
     
    Growing Up Muslim:  Understanding the Beliefs and Practices of Islam by Sumbul Ali-Karamali
     
    We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler by Russell Freedman
     
    The Dark Hunters by Sherrilyn Kenyon; adapted by Joshua Hale Fialkov; art by Claudia Campos
     
    Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
     
     
     
    Reading Log 4-16
     
    Otters Love to Play by Jonathan London
     
    Jazz Day: the Making of a Famous Photograph by Roxane Orgill
     
    The Dark Days Club: a Lady Helen Novel by Alison Goodman
     
    Booked by Kwame Alexander
     
    OCDaniel by Wesley King
     
    Inquiry and the Common Core: Librarians and Teachers Designing Teaching for Learning edited by Violet H. Harada and Sharon Coatney
     
    Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo
     
    Shrunken Treasures: Literary Classics Short, Sweet, and Silly by Scott Nash
     
    Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry
     
    The Smell of Other People's Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
     
    Flamecaster by Cinda Williams Chima (Shattered Realms, Bk. 1)
     
    Monster: a Graphic Novel by Walter Dean Myers; adapted by Guy A. Sims; illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile
     
    The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater (Raven cycle, bk. 4)
     
    Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin
     
    The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman 
     
     
     
    Reading Log 3-16
     
    Infernal Devices: Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare and HyeKyung Baek
     
    The Art of X-Ray Reading: How the Secrets of 25 Works of Literature Will Improve Your Writing by Roy Peter Clark
     
    Infernal Devices:  Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare and HyeKyung Baek
     
    The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani
     
    Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare (Dark Artifices, Bk. 1)
     
    Thanks for the Trouble by Tommy Wallach
     
    Character, Driven by David Lubar
     
    Terror at Bottle Creek by Watt Key
     
    Lord of the Flies by William Golding
     
    Where You'll Find Me by Natasha Friend
     
    My Life with the Liars by Caela Carter
     
    Saving Wonder by Mary Knight
     
    Summerlost by Ally Condie
     
    Free Verse by Sarah Dooley
     
    Happy Birthday to You!:  the Mystery Behind the Most Famous Song in the World by Margot Theis Raven
     
    The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner
     
    The Story of Seeds:  from Mendel's Garden to Your Plate, and How There's More of Less to Eat Around the World by Nancy F. Castaldo
     
     
     
    Reading Log 2-16
     
    The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
     
    Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carrier
     
    Stars Above: a Lunar Chronicles Collection by Marissa Meyer
     
    I Am Malala:  How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World by Malala Yousafzai and Patricia McCormick
     
    Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard
     
    Hunt for the Bamboo Rat by Graham Salisbury
     
    The Mystery of Life: How Nothing Became Everything by Jan Paul Schutten
     
    Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
     
    The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
     
    The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan (Ranger's Apprentice, Bk. 1)
     
    Last Shot: a Final Four Mystery by John Feinstein
     
    Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
     
    Big Nate Blasts Off by Lincoln Peirce
     
    The Siren by Kiera Cass
     
    Drôles de cochons!  by Robert N. Munsch
     
    Pax by Sarah Pennypacker
     
    The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
     
    Infernal Devices:  Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare and HyeKyung Baek
     
    Soar by Joan Bauer
     
    This Kid Can Fly: It's about Ability (Not Disability) by Aaron Philip with Tonya Bolden
     

     

     
     
    Reading Log 1-16
     
    Opposites by Richard Wilbur
     
    Rhythm Ride: A Road Trip Through the Motown Sound by Andrea Davis Pinkney
     
    The Lightning Queen by Laura Resau
     
    One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia by Miranda Paul
     
    Twenty-Two Cents: Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank by Paula Yoo
     
    The Girl Who Buried Her Dreams in a Can by Tererai Trent
     
    Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper
     
    The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz
     
    Sentence Types and Punctuation by Ann Riggs
     
    Chocolate:  Sweet Science and Dark Secrets of the World's Favorite Treat by Kay Frydenborg
     
    The Frozen Menace by Ursula Vernon (Dragonbreath, Bk. 11)
     
    Symphony for the City of the Dead:  Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by M.T. Anderson
     
    The Color of Fear by Billy Phillips and Jenny Nissenson (Once Upon a Zombie, Bk. 1)
     
    Breakthrough!:  How Three People Saved "Blue Babies" and Changed Medicine Forever by Jim Murphy
     
    Radioactive!:  How Irène Curie & Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World by Winifred Conkling
     
    The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
     
    American Ace by Marilyn Nelson
     
    The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
     
    Little Fish: a Memoir from a Different Kind of Year by  Ramsey Beyer
     
    The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
     
    H Is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
     
     
     
    Reading Log 12-15
     
    The Dolphins of Shark Bay by Pamela S. Turner
     
    Born to Endless Night by Cassandra Clare and Sarah Rees Brennan
     
    I Love Him to Pieces: or My Date Is Dead Weight or He Only Loves Me for My Brains by Evonne Tsang
     
    Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman
     
    Made for Each Other: or I Made My prom Date or Hunkenstein or Love in Stitches or Our Love's Aliiiiive!! by Paul D. Storre
     
    A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
     
    My Boyfriend Bites: or Once Bitten, Twice Shy by Dan Jolley
     
    Been There, Done That: Writing Stories from Real Life edited by Mike Winchell
     
    Need by Joelle Charbonneau
     
    Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
     
    George by Alex Gino
     
    Lost in the Sun by Lisa Graff
     
    Reading Log 11-15
     
    The Aeronaut's Windlass by Jim Butcher (Cinder Spires, Bk. 1)
     
    Beastly Bones: a Jackaby Novel by  William Ritter
     
    Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans by Don Brown
     
    The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
     
    Winter by Marissa Meyer (Lunar Chronicles, Bk. 4)
     
    The Woman in Black by Susan Hill
     
    The Detour by S.A. Bodeen
     
    Moletown by Torban Kuhlman
     
    Paper Hearts by Meg Wiviott
     
    Catch Your Breath: Writing Poignant Poetry by Laura Purdie Salas
     
    The Octopus Scientists: Exploring the Mind of a Mollusk by Sy Montgomery
     
    On a Beam of Light: a Story of Albert Einstein by Jennifer Berne
     
    Presidential Misadventures: Poems That Poke Fun at the Man in Charge by Bob Raczka
     
    Something Sure Smells Around Here: Limericks by Brian P. Cleary
     
    If...a Mind-Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers by David J. Smith
     
    Angels Twice Descending by Cassandra Clare and Robin Wasserman (Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy)
     
    The Nest by Kenneth Oppel
     
    The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss (Kingkiller Chronicle, Day 1)
     
    Dare to Disappoint: Growing Up in Turkey by Ozge Samanci 
     
     
     
    Reading Log 10-15
     
    Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsburg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War by Steve Sheinkin
     
    The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Bk. 1)
     
    The Tournament at Gorlan by John Flanagan (Ranger's Apprentice, the Early Years, Bk. 1)
     
    The Art of the Possible: An Everyday Guide to Politics by Edward Keenan
     
    Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
     
    Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt
     
    House Arrest by K.A. Holt
     
    Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
     
    Lincoln's Spymaster: Allan Pinkerton, America's First Private Eye by Samantha Seiple
     
    The Thing about Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin
     
    The Story of Owen: Dragonslayer of Trondheim by E.K. Johnston
     
    Happily Ever After: Companion to the Selection Stories by Kiera Cass
     
    The Fiery Trial by Cassandra Clare and Maureen Johnson (Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy)
     
     
    Reading Log 9-15
     
    The Shepherd's Crown by Terry Pratchett (Tiffany Aching Adventure, bk. 5)
     
    Somewhere There Is Still a Sun by by Michael Gruenbaum
     
    We Were Liars by E. Lockart
     
    What's in Your Genes? From the Color of Your Eyes to the Length of Your Life, a Revealing Look at Your Genetic Traits by Katie McKissick
     
    My Brother's Secret by Dan Smith
     
    I Remember Beirut by Zeina Abirached
     
    Goodbye, Stranger by Rebecca Stead
     
    Bitter of Tongue by Cassandra Clare and Sarah Rees Brennan (Shadowhunter Academy)
     
    Pieces of Why by K.L. Going
     
    Took by Mary Downing Hahn
     
    The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley Pearsall
     
    Trouble Is a Friend of Mine by Stephanie Tromly
     
    Expressing the Inner Wild: Tattoos, Piercings, Jewelry, and Other Body Art by Stephen G. Gordon
     
    Courage & Defiance: Stories of Spies, Saboteurs, and Survivors in World War II Denmark by Deborah Hopkinson
     
    The Hollow Boy by Jonathan Stroud (Lockwood & Compnay, Bk. 3)
     
    Baba Yaga's Assistant by Marika McCoola; illustrated by Emily Carroll
     
    Sophomores and Other Oxymorons by David Lubar
     
    Sky Raiders by Brandon Mull (Five Kingdoms, Bk. 1)
     
    Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig
     
     
     
    Reading Log 8-15
     
    The Violinist's Thumb and Other Lost Tales of Love, War and Genius as Written by Our Genetic Code by Sam Kean 
     
    Survival Strategies of the Almost Brave by Jen White
     
    Rimshots:  Basketball Pix, Rolls and Rhythms by Charles R. Smith
     
    Tommy: the Gun That Changed America by Karen Blumenthal
     
    Choosing Courage: True Stories of Heroism from Soldiers and Civilians by Peter Collier
     
    Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar
     
    Inferno by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Chronicles of Nick)
     
    The Sixth Man by John Feinstein (Triple Threat, bk. 2)
     
    The Secrets of Blueberries, Brothers, Moose & Me by Sara Nickerson
     
    Lights Out by James Patterson (Daniel X series)
     
    Field Trip by Gary Paulsen
     
    Belly Up by Stuart Gibbs
     
    Castle Hangnail by Ursula Vernon
     
    The Looney Experiment by Luke Reynolds
     
    After Ever After by Jordan Sonnenblick
     
    Space Case by Stuart Gibbs
     
    Illusion by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Chronicles of Nick)
     
    Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way Through Great Books by Cara Nicoletti
     
    Cheating for the Chicken Man by Priscilla Cummings
     
    Uprooted by Naomi Novik
     
    Hunt for the Bamboo Rat by Graham Salisbury
     
    Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
     
    A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen
     
    Instinct by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Chronicles of Nick)
     
    No Such Person by Caroline B. Cooney
     
     
     
     
     Reading Log 7-15
     
    Bigfoot is Missing by J. Patrick Lewis & Kenn Nesbitt
     
    How the Beatles Changed the World by Martin W. Sandler
     
    A Hippopotamusn't by J. Patrick Lewis
     
    The Boys of Fire and Ash by Meaghan McIsaac
     
    Invincible by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Chronicles of Nick, bk. 2)
     
    Breakthrough: How One Teen Innovator Is Changing the World by Jack Andraka with Matthew Lysiak
     
    The Grapes of Math:  How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life by Alex Bellos 
     
    Nothing But Shadows by Cassandra Clare and Sarah Rees Brennan
     
    I Beat the Odds:  From Homelessness to The Blind Side and Beyond by Michael Oher with Don Yaeger 
     
    Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
     
    The Whitechapel Fiend by Cassandra Clare and Maureen Johnson (Shadowhunter Academy)
     
    The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
     
    And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
     
    Back of the Bus by Aaron Reynolds
     
    Why War Is Never Is a Good Idea by Alice Walker
     
    Battle of the Bulge by Rick Atkinson
     
    The (Totally Not) Guaranteed Guide to Stressing, Obsessing and Second-Guessing by Megan McCafferty
     
    The Body in the Woods by April Henry
     
    Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella
     
    Sisters by Raina Telgemeier
     
    Infamous by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Chronicles of Nick, Bk. 3)
     
    The Disappearing Spoon and Other True Tales of Madness, Love and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean
     
    Pale Kings and Princes by Cassandra Clare and Robin Wasserman
     
     
     
    Reading Log 6-15
     
    The Great War: Stories Inspired by Items from the First World War by David Almond, et. al.
     
    First Flight Around the World: the Adventures of the American Fliers Who Won the Race by Tim Grove
     
    How to Bake π:  an Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics by Eugenia Cheng
     
    Unbroken: An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive by Laura Hillenbrand
     
    The Lost Herondale by Cassandra Clare and Sarah Rees Brennan
     
    Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews 
     
    Bone Gap by Laura Ruby 
     
    Gronk: s Monster's Story by Katie Cook
     
    Moby Dick by Herman Melville
     
    Conviction by Kelly Loy Gilbert
     
    The Porcupine of Truth by Bill Konigsberg
     
    The Evil We Love by Cassandra Clare and Sarah Rees Brennan
     
    Infinity by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Chronicles of Nick, bk. 1)
     
    The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pederson and the Churchill Club by Phillip Hoose
      
     
    Reading Log 5-15
     
    Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary by Gail Jarrow
     
    Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
     
    Rapture Practice: a True Story by Aaron Hartzler
     
    We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen
     
    Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan
     
    Transformational Literacy: Making the Common Core Shift with Work That Matters by Ron Berger and Libby Woodfin
     
    The Heir by Kiera Cass
     
    Woof by Spencer Quinn
     
    After the End by Amy Plum
     
    The Orphans of Normandy: A True Story of World Warr II Told Through Drawings by Children by Nancy Amis
     
    American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
     
    The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
     
    The Fugitive by John Grisham (Theodore Boone series)
     
     
    Reading Log 4-15
     
    Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger
     
    Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena
     
    The Mysterious Howling by Mary Rose Wood
     
    Seymour Simon's Extreme Earth Records by Seymour Simon
     
    Laika by Nick Abadzis
     
    Hexed by Michelle Krys
     
    I Have a Bad Feeling about This by Jeff Strand
     
    Hidden By Loic Dauvillier
     
    The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: a Young Reader's Edition by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Meader
     
    Harlem Hellfighters by J. Patrick Lewis
     
    Oh no!  Where Are My Pants and Other Disaster Poems edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins
     
    Red Land, Yellow River: a Story from the Cultural Revolution by Ange Zhang
     
    Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines by Paul Fleischman
     
    Popular, a Memoir:  Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek by Maya Van Wagenen
     
    I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
     
    Very Good Lives: the Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination by J.K. Rowling
     
    So Big by Edna Ferber
     
    This One Summer by Jillian Tamaki and Marilyn Tamaki
     
    The Death of the Hat: a Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objects edited by Paul B. Janeczko
     
    Flawed Dogs by Berkeley Breathed
     
    The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
     
    Go: a Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design by Chip Kidd
     
    Welcome to Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra Clare and Maureen Johnson
     
    The Kidney Hypothetical, or, How to Ruin Your Life in Seven Days by  Lisa Yee
     
     
     
    Reading Log 3-15
     
    El Deafo by Cece Bell
     
    Dragons at Crumbling Castle by Terry Pratchett
     
    Zac and Mia by A.J. Betts
     
    Geek Girl by Holly Smale
     
    Tell Me by Joan Bauer
     
    The Honest Truth by Dan Gemeinhart
     
    My Pen by Christopher Myers
     
    Freakonomics: a Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
     
    Capitol Days: Michael Shiner's Journal and the Growth of Our Nation's Capitol by Tonya Bolden
     
    Hold Me Closer: the Tiny Cooper Story by David Levithan
     
    Mosquitoland by David Arnold
     
    Read Between the Lines by Jo Knowles
     
    Today at the Bluebird Café: a Branchful of Birds by Deborah Ruddell
     
    Volcano Wakes Up by Lisa Westberg Peters
     
    The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham
     
    Big Nate Lives It Up by Lincoln Peirce
     
    Mark of the Thief by Jennifer A. Nielsen
     
    Smile by Raina Telgemeier
     
    Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character by Richard P. Feynman
     
    Random Body Parts: Gross Anatomy Riddles in Verse by Leslie Bulion
     
    You Have a Brain: a Teen's Guide to T.H.I.N.K. B.I.G. by Ben Carson
     
     
     
     
     
      
     
    Reading Log 2-15
     
    Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick
     
    Prisoner B-3087 by Alan Gratz
     
    Cinder by Marissa Meyer 
     
    "The President Has Been Shot!":  the Assassination of John F. Kennedy by James L. Swanson
     
    The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau
     
    Middle School: Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts
     
    Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
     
    Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
     
    Inferno by Dan Brown 
     
    Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
     
    The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
     
    The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds
     
    Baseball, Snakes and Summer Squash: Poems about Growing Up by Donald Graves 
     
    Walden, or Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau
     
    Jackaby by William Ritter
      
     
     
    Reading Log 1-15 
     
    Knight-Napped by Ursula Vernon (Dragonbreath)
     
    The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
     
    Red Madness: How a Medical Mystery Changed What We Eat by Gail Jarrow
     
    Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira 
     
    Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March by Lynda Blackmon Lowery as told to Elspeth Leacock and Susan Buckley
     
    Beethoven's Hair by Russell Martin and Lydia Nibley
     
    Fairest: Levana's Story by Marissa Meyer
     
    All Fall Down by Ally Carter
     
    The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
     
     
     
    Reading Log 12-14
     
     Poisoned Apples:  Poems for You, My Pretty by Christine Heppermann
     
    Scorpion Mountain by John Flanagan
     
    Buried Sunlight:  How Fossil Fuels Have Changed the Earth by Molly Barg and Penny Chisholm
     
    Iridescence of Birds:  a Book about Henri Matisse by Patricia MacLachlan
     
    The Noisy Paintbox: the Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art by Barb Rosenstock
     
    Fad Mania: a History of American Crazes by Cynthia Overbeck Bix
     
    Absolutely Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick
     
    The Next Wave: the Quest to Harness the Power of the Oceans by Elizabeth Rusch
     
    Patient Zero: Solving the Mysteries of Deadly Epidemics by Marilee Peters
     
    Work Set Me Free: the Story of Young Frederick Douglass by Lesa Cline-Ransome
     
    Balloons Over Broadway: the True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade by Melissa Sweet
     
    The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, and Maureen Johnson
     
    To This Day: for the Bullied and Beautiful by Shane Koyczan
     
    Voices from the March on Washington by J. Patrick Lewis
     
    Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty
     
    A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
     
    Mumbet's Declaration of Independence by Gretchen Woelfle
     
    The Cosmo Biography of Sun Ra by Chris Rasczka 
     
    Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson
     
    Spirit Seeker:  John Coltrane's Musical Journey by Gary Golio
     
    Ben Franklin's Big Splash: the Mostly True Story of His First Invention by Barb Rosenstock
     
    Henri's Scissors by Jeannette Winter
     
    Talkin' About Bessie: the Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman by Nikki Grimes
     
    One Beetle Too Many: the Extraordinary Adventures of Charles Darwin by Kathryn Lasky
     
    All Star:  Honus Wagner and the Most Famous Baseball Card Ever by Jane Yolen
     
     Electrical Wizard: How Nikola Tesla Lit Up the World by Elizabeth Rusch
     
    A Little Book of Sloth by Lucy Cooke
     
    Piano Starts Here: the Young Art Tatum by Robert Andrew Parker
     
    Eats: Poems by Arnold Adoff
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 11-14

    The Turtles of Oman by Naomi Shihab Nye

    Winter Bees and Other Poems of the Cold written by Joyce Sidman; illustrated by Rick Allen
     
    Because They Marched:  The People's Campaign for Voting Rights That Changed America by Russell Freedman
     
    Ordinary Things:  Poems from a Walk in Early Spring by Ralph Fletcher
     
    Come to the Great World:  Poems from around the Globe compiled by Wendy Cooling
     
    Faith and Doubt: An Anthology of Poems edited by Patrice Vecchione
     
    Rhyme Schemer by K.A. Holt
     
    Outside the Box by Karma Wilson
     
    Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
     
    Here's Looking at Me:  How Artists See Themselves by Bob Raczka
     
    No One Saw:  Ordinary Things Through the Eyes of an Artist by Bob Raczka
     
    Pieces: A Year's Poems and Quilts by Ann Grossnickle Hines
     
    How to Read Literature Like a Professor (Revised Edition) by Thomas C. Foster
     
    The Friendly Four by Eloise Greenfield
     
    The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
     
    Think Like a Freak by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
     
    If I Ever Get Out of Here by Eric Gansworth
     
    Shooting at the Stars:  the Christmas Truce of 1914 by John Hendrix
     
    Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers (His Immortal Assassins, Bk. 3)
     
    Get Happy by Mary Amato
     
    1968 by Michael T. Kaufman
     
    Snake Bite by Andrew Lane
     
    Crazy Horse's Vision by Joseph Bruchac
     
    Not So True Stories and Unreasonable Rhymes by Carin Berger
     
    The Tree Lady:  the True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever by H. Joseph Hopkins
     
    Claude Monet:  the Painter Who Stopped the Trains by P.I. Maltbie
     
    Hello, I'm Johnny Cash by G. Neri
     
    Christmas from Heaven:  the True Story of the Berlin Candy Bomber by David T. Warner
     
    Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau by Andrea Beaty
     
    Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
     
    Silver by Chris Wooding
     
    Sky Magic: Poems selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins
     
    Atlantia by Ally Condie
     
    Teaching Literary Elements Using Poety by Paul B. Janeczko
     



    Reading Log 10-14

    Dataclysm:  Who We Are When We Think No One's Looking by Christian Rudder

    The Young World by Chris Weitz

    The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan
     
    Building a Better Teacher:  How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone) by Elizabeth Green
     
    The Young Elites by Marie Lu
     
    Photos Framed:  A Fresh Look at the World's Most Memorable Photographs by Ruth Thomson
     
    Famous Last Words by Kate Alender
     
    The Right Word:  Roget and His Thesaurus by Jen Bryant
     
    The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die by April Henry
     
    Unraveled by Gennifer Albin (Crewel World, Bk. 3)
     
    Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern
     
    Skink -- No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen
     
    Malice Toward None:  Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address by conceived and designed by Jack E. Levin
     
    The Ten-Minute Inservice:  40 Quick Training Sessions That Build Teacher Effectiveness by Todd Whitaker and Annette Breaux
     
    Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater (Raven Boys, Bk. 3)
     
    Geektastic:  Stories from the Nerd Herd edited by Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci
     
    Falling Into Place by Amy Zhang
     
    Stitching Snow by R.C. Lewis
     
    Kinda Like Brothers by Coe Booth
     
     

    Reading Log 9-14

    The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Ascendance trilogy, Bk. 1)


    A New Darkness by Joseph Delaney (Starblade Chronicles, Bk. 1)

    365 Days of Wonder:  Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts by R.J. Palacio

    The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson

    Rigor Is Not a Four-Letter Word by Barbara Blackburn

    The Swap by Megan Shull

    What We See When We Read by Peter Mendelsund

    Homeroom Diaries by James Patterson and Lisa Papademetriou

    The Paper Cowboy by Kristin Levine

    Half a World Away by Cynthia Kadohata

    When Lunch Fights Back:  Wickedly Clever Animal Defenses by Rebecca L. Johnson

    Can't Look Away by Donna Cooner

    Edward Hopper Paints His World by Robert Burleigh; paintings by Wendell Minor

    What I Know for Sure by Oprah Winfrey

    In a Glass Grimmly by Adam Gidwitz
    The Runaway King by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Ascendance Trilogy, Bk. 2)
     
    The Shadow King by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Ascendance Trilogy, Bk. 3)
     
    The Walk On by John Feinstein (Triple Threat, Bk.1)
     
    Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
     
    The (Totally Not) Guaranteed Guide to Friends, Foes & Faux Friends by Megan McCafferty (Jessica Darling's It List, Bk. 2)
     
    The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare (Magisterium, Bk.1 )
     
    Pay It Forward by Catherine Ryan Hyde (Young Readers Edition)
     
    The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (again!)
     
    Speaking of Books: the Best Things Ever Said about Books and Book Collecting edited by Rob Kaplan and Harold Rabinowitz
     
    Stubby the War Dog:  the True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog by Ann Bausum
     
    Remember World War II:  Kids Who Survived Tell Their Stories edited by Dorinda Makanaōnalani Nicholson
     
    The Grimm Conclusion by Adam Gidwitz
     
    The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak
     
    Guide to the Qin Warriors by Clarence Guo
     


    Reading Log 8-14

    The Bridge from Me to You by Lisa Schroeder

    Seeing Red by Kathryn Erskine

    The Secret Hum of a Daisy by Tracy Holczer

    Slaves of Socorro by John Flanagan (Brotherband, Bk. 4)

    Loot:  How to Steal a Fortune by Jude Watson

    The Glass Sentence by S.E. Grove

    Girl in Reverse by Barbara Stuber

    Revolution by Deborah Wiles

    Steve Jobs:  Thinking Differently by Patricia Lakin

    Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus:  An Origami Yoda Book by Tom Angleberger

    Sekret by Lindsay Smith

    Midnight Thief by Livia Blackburne

    Inheritance:  How Our Genes Change Our Lives and Our Lives Change Our Genes by Sharon Moalem

    Kids of Kabul: Living Bravely Through a Never-Ending War by Deborah Ellis

    The History of Money:  From Bartering to Banking by Martin Jenkins

    I Am Malala:  How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World by Malala Yousafzai

    Conversion by Katherine Howe

    Six Feet Over It by Jennifer Longo



    Reading Log 7-14

    Allie & Assassins by Justin Somper

    The Inventor's Secret by Andrea Cremer

    Graduation Day by Joelle Charbonneau (Testing, Bk. 3)

    Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff

    A Hitch at the Fairmont by Jim Averbeck

    I Kill the Mockingbird by Paul Acampora

    A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

    Four: A Divergent Collection by Veronica Roth

    How They Choked:  Failures, Flops and Flaws of the Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg

    D-Day:  the Invasion of Normandy, 1944 by Rick Atkinson, with Kate Waters

    I'll Be There by Holly Goldberg Sloan

    Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

    The Enemy by Charlie Higson


    Reading Log 6-14

    How I Learned Geography by Uri Shulevitz

    Simplexity: Why Simple Things Become Complex (and How Complex Things Can Be Made Simple) by Jeffrey Kluger

    Amazing Peace by Maya Angelou

    Freedom Summer by Deborah Wiles

    City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare

    Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman

    The Probability of Miracles by Wendy Wunder



    Reading Log 5-14

    The One by Kiera Cass (Selection series, Bk. 3)

    Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick

    Being Henry David by Cal Armistead

    Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin

    Side Effects May Vary by Julie Murphy

    Fat Kid Rules the World by K.L. Going

    Full Dark House by Christopher Fowler

    Free to Fall by Lauren Miller

    William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back by Ian Doescher





    Reading Log 4-14

    Splintered by A.G. Howard

    My Life as a Joke by Janet Tashjian

    Glitter and Glue:  a Memoir by Kelly Corrigan

    The Poetry Friday Anthology for Middle School:  Poems for the School Year with Connections to the Common Core, Middle School Edition, Grades 6-8 compiled by Sylvia Vardell

    Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins

    The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith

    Fury of the Seventh Son by Joseph Delaney (Last Apprentice, Bk. 13)

    Last Shot:  a Final Four Mystery by John Feinstein

    Doll Bones by Holly Black

    Tandem by Anna Jarzab


    Reading Log 3-14
     
    Sugar Hill: Harlem's Historic Neighborhood by Carole Boston Weatherford
     
    Maybe One Day by Melissa Kantor
     
    I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett
     
    Uncharted:  Big Data as a Lens on Human Culture by Erez Aiden and Jean-Baptiste Michel
     
    The Bully Book by Eric Kahn Gale
     
    Legend by Marie Lu
     
    Unlocking Complex Texts:  a Systematic Framework for Building Adolescent's Comprehension by Laura Robb
     
    Meant to Be by Sloan Morrill
     
    Big Nate in the Zone by Lincoln Peirce
     
    Faking Normal by Courtney C. Stevens
     
    I Could Chew on This and Other Poems By Dogs by Francesco Marciuliano
     
    Josephine: the Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell
     
    Follow Follow:  A Book of Reverso Poems by Marilyn Singer
     
    The Girl from the Tar Paper School:  Barbara Rose Johns and the Advent of the Civil Rights Movement by Teri Kanefield
     
    Reading Log 2-14 
     
    Neutrino Hunters:  the Thrilling Chase for a Ghostly Particle to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe by Ray Jayawardhana
     
    The Sittin' Up by Shelia P. Moses
     
    Flora & Ulysses:  the Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo; illustrated by K.G. Campbell
     
    Cress by Marissa Meyer (Lunar Chronicles, Bk. 3)
     
    The Forbidden Stone by Tony Abbott (The Copernicus Legacy, Bk. 1)
     
    How I Discovered Poetry by Marilyn Nelson
     
    Paperboy by Vince Vawter
     
    The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
     
    The Port Chicago 50:  Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin
     
    The Selection Stories:  The Prince & The Guard by Kiera Cass
     
    Ungifted by Gordon Korman
     
    Bomb: the Race to Build and Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
     
    When Thunder Comes:  Poems for Civil Rights Leaders by J. Patrick Lewis
     
    Tiger Flower by Robert Vavra
     
    Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
     
    Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
     
    Yertle the Turtle by Dr. Seuss
     
    The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins by Dr. Seuss
     
    Horton Hears a Who! by Dr. Seuss
     
     
     
    Reading Log 1-14
     
    The Nice Book by David Ezra Stein
     
    The Apple that Astonished Paris by Billy Collins
     
    The Trouble with Poetry by Billy Collins
     
    On the Bus with Rosa Parks by Rita Dove
     
    Independent Study by Joelle Charbonneau (The Testing, Bk. 2)
     
    Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers
     
    Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers
     
    Questions about Angels by Billy Collins
     
    Delirium by Lauren Oliver
     
    Insurgent by Veronica Roth
     
    Words with Wings by Nikki Grimes
     
    Allegiant by Veronica Roth
     
    The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
     
    Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage
     
    The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
     
    Helen's Eyes:  a Photobiography of Annie Sullivan, Helen Keller's Teacher by Marfe Ferguson Delano
     
    First Test by Tamora Pierce (Protector of the Small, Bk. 1) 
     
    Angel Island:  Gateway to Gold Mountain by Russell Freedman; Chinese Poems translated by Evans Chan
     
    The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson
     
     
      
     
    Reading Log 12-13
     
    My Song Is Beautiful: Poems and Pictures in Many Voices selected by Mary Ann Hoberman
     
    Hello Sunshine,  Good Night Moonlight: Poems to Take You Through the Day illustrated by John Wallace
     
    Denied, Detained, Deported:  Stories from the Dark Side of  American Immigration by Ann Bausum
     
    The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness (Chaos Walking, Bk. 1)
     
    A Fire in My Hands by Gary Soto
     
    Ball Don't Lie by Matt de la Peña
     
    The Library Book:  the Story of Libraries from Camels to Computers by Maureen Sawa
     
    Fold Me a Poem by Kristine O'Connell George
     
    Scaly, Spotted, Feathered, Frilled:  How Do We Know What Dinosaurs Looked Like? by Catherine Thimmesh
     
    Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen
     
    Seurat and La Grande Jatte by Robert Burleigh
     
    Monarch and Milkweed by Helen Frost and Leonid Gore
     
    The Human Story:  Our Evolution from Prehistoric Ancestors to Today by Christopher Sloan
     
    Unbreakable by Kami Garcia
     
    The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness (Chaos Walking, Bk. 2)
     
    Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness (Chaos Walking, Bk. 3)
     
    A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
     
    Knock, Knock:  My Dad's Dream for Me by Daniel Beaty
     
    Far, Far Away by Tom McNeal
     
    Aimless Love: a Selection of Poems by Billy Collins
     
    Rabble Rousers:  20 Women Who Made a Difference by Cheryl Harness
     
    Once Around the Sun: Poems by Bobbi Katz
     
    Creature Carnival by Marilyn Singer
     
    Hoops by Robert Burleigh
     
    Loose Leashes:  Poems by Amy Schmidt
     
    Sea Stars:  Saltwater Poems by Avis Harley
     
    Kids on Strike! by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 11-13
     
    The Mad Potter:  George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius by Jan Greenberg & Sandra Jordan
     
    Tell All the Children Our Story:  Memories and Mementos of Being Young and Black in America by Tonya Bolden
     
    Champion by Marie Lu (Legend series, Bk. 3)
     
    The Royal Ranger by John Flanagan (Ranger's Apprentice, Bk. 12)
     
    The Carpet People by Terry Pratchett
     
    City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare (Mortal Instruments, Bk. 5)
     
    Falling in Love with Close Reading: Lessons for Analyzing Texts and Life by Chris Lehman and Kate Roberts
     
    Coaltown Jesus by Ron Koertge
     
    His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg:  Courage, Rescue and Mystery During World War II  by Louise Borden
     
    No Crystal Stair: a Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem Bookseller by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
     
    Reading in the Wild: the Book Whisperer's Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits by Donalyn Miller with Susan Kelley
     
    Altered by Gennifer Albin (Crewel World, Bk. 2)
     
    14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy in collaboration with Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah
     
    Gidgets and Women Warriors:  Perceptions of Women in the 1950s and 1960s by Catherine Gourley
     
    March by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin; illustrated by Nate Powell
     
    Sure Signs of Crazy by Karen Harrington
     
    That Summer by Sarah Dessen
     
    Thrice Told Tales by Catherine Lewis
     
    Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
     
    Foul Trouble by John Feinstein
     
    Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas
     
    Hound Dog True by Linda Urban
     
     
    Reading Log 10-13
     
    Russian Roulette:  the Story of an Assassin by Anthonly Horowitz
     
    The Enchanter Heir by Cinda Williams Chima
     
    Jessica Darling's IT List:  the (Totally Not) Guaranteed Guide to Popularity, Prettiness and Perfection by Megan McCafferty
     
    The House of Hades by Rick Riordan (Heroes of Olympus, Bk. 4)
     
    What the Heart Knows:  Chants, Charms and Blessings by Joyce Sidman
     
    Emerald Green by Kerstin Gier
     
    Fire Storm by Andrew Lane (Sherlock Holmes: The Legend Begins, Bk. 4)
     
    Imprisoned:  the Betrayal of Japanese Americans During World War II by Martin W. Sandler
     
    The Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason (Stoker & Holmes, Bk. 1)
     
    "The President Has Been Shot!":  the Assassination of John F. Kennedy by James L. Swanson
     
    Steelheart by Brian Sanderson
     
    Insectlopedia:  Poems and Paintings by Douglas Florian
     
    Brown Angels: An Album of Pictures and Verse by Walter Dean Myers
     
    Albert Einstein and Relativity for Kids:  His Life and Ideas with Activities and Thought Experiments by Jerome Pohlen
     
    Meltdown: the Nuclear Disaster in Japan and Our Energy Future by Fred Bortz
     
    Results Now:  How We Can Achieve Unprecedented Improvements in Teaching and Learning by Mike Schmoker
     
     
     
    Reading Log 9-13
     
    Crow by Barbara Wright
     
    My Life as a Cartoonist by Janet Tashjian
     
    The Bully Book by Eric Kahn Gale
     
    I Am Alice by Joseph Delaney (Last Apprentice series)
     
    The Case of the Toxic Mutants by Ursula Vernon (Dragonbreath series)
     
    The Heartbreak Messenger by Alexander Vance
     
    The Boy on the Wooden Box by Leon Leyson
     
    The Common Core:  Teaching Students in Grades 6-12 to Meet the Reading Standards by Maureen McLaughlin and Brenda J. Overturf
     
    Contaminated by Em Garner
     
    Treasure Hunters by James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein and Mark Shulman
     
    Heaven Is Paved with Oreos by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
     
    Address Unknown by Kressmann Taylor
     
    William Shakespeare's Star Wars:  Verily, a New Hope by Ian Doescher
     
    Vote:  the Theory, Practice and Destructive Properties of Politics by Gary Paulsen
     
    The President's Stuck in the Bathtub:  Poems about the Presidents by Susan Katz
     
    Rumi:  Whirling Dervish by Demi 
     
    Librarian's Night Before Christmas by David Davis
     
    United We Spy by Ally Carter (Gallagher Girls series)
     
    The Boy on the Porch by Sharon Creech
     
    Past Perfect, Present Tense:  New and Collected Stories by Richard Peck
     
    Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
     
    First Crossing:  Stories about Teen Immigrants edited by Donald R. Gallo
     
    Listening for Lucca by Suzanne LaFleur
     
    Texting the Underworld by Ellen Booraem
     
    Sweet Legacy by Tera Lynn Childs
     
    The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan
     
    The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud (Lockwood & Co., Book 1)
     
    The Raucous Royals:  Test Your Royal Wits:  Crack Codes, Solve Mysteries and Deduce Which Royal Rumors Are True by Carlyn Beccia
     
    Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein
     
    The Ghost Prison by Joseph Delaney
     
    From Norvelt to Nowhere by Jack Gantos
     
    The Fallout by S.A. Bodeen
     
     
     
    Reading Log 8-13
     
    Toby Gold and the Secret Fortune by Craig R. Everett
     
    Unison Spark by Andy Marino
     
    Sapphire Blue by Kerstin Gier
     
    Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier
     
    Becoming Ben Franklin:  How a Candlemaker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty by Russell Freedman
     
    The Surpise Attack of Jabba the Puppett by Tom Angleberger
     
    The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There by Catherynn M. Valente
     
    Dear Mother, Dear Daughter:  Poems for Young People by Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple
     
    Salt:  a Story of Friendship in a Time of War by Helen Frost
     
    The Saturday Boy by David Fleming
     
    With a Little Luck:  Surprising Stories of Amazing Discoveries by Dennis Brindell Fradin
     
    This Is How I Find Her by Sara Polsky
     
    Real Talk for Real Teachers:  Advice for Teachers from Rookies to Veterans by Rafe Esquith
     
    Kennedy's Last Days:  the Assassination that Defined a Generation by Bill O'Reilly
     
    Odette's Secrets by Maryanna MacDonald
     
    Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking by Erin Dionne
     
    Diamond Willow by Helen Frost
     
    Dead Is Just a Dream by Marlene Perez
     
    Come with Me:  Poems for a Journey by Naomi Shihab Nye
     
    After Iris by Natasha Farrant
     
    Brain Juice:  American History Fresh Squeezed by Carol Diggory Shields
     
    Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein
     
    Darkroom:  a Memoir in Black and White by Lila Quintero Weaver
     
    The Nazi Hunters:  How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi by Neal Bascomb
     
    Don't Call Me Ishmael by Michael Gerard Bauer
     
     
     
    Reading Log 7-13
     
    Recess, Rhyme, and Reason:  A Collection of Poems about School by Patricia M. Stockland
     
    Children of the Wild West by Russell Freedman
     
    Emancipation Proclamation:  Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty by Tonya Bolden
     
    The Thing about Luck by Cynthia Kadohata
     
    Who Done It?  Investigation of Murder Most Foul compiled by Jon Scieszka
     
    My Book of Life by Angel by Martine Leavitt
     
    Supergirl Mixtapes by Meagan Brothers
     
    Haunted Histories:  Creepy Castles, Dark Dungeons, and Powerful Palaces by J.H. Everett
     
    Crewel by Jennifer Albin
     
    Courtship and Curses by Marissa Doyle
     
    The Year of the Beasts by Cecil Castellucci
     
    The Shadow Society by Marie Rutkoski
     
    Emily's Dress and Other Missing Things by Kathryn Burak
     
    Reading Log 6-13
     
    The Split History of World War II by Simon Rose
     
    Across America on an Emigrant Train by Jim Murphy
     
    Theodore Boone:  The Activist by John Grisham
     
    Formerly Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham
     
    Hope and Tears:  Ellis Island Voices by Gwenyth Swain
     
    Faces from the Past: Forgotten People of North America by James M. Deen
     
    Sky Magic poems selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins
     
    Animal Poems by Valerie Worth
     
    A Child's Calendar poems by John Updike
     
    Shape Me a Rhyme: Nature's Forms in Poetry by Jane Yolen
     
    Color Me a Rhyme:  Nature Poems for Young People by Jane Yolen
     
    She's All That!:  Poems about Girls selected by Brenda Hollyer
     
    More Than Meets the Eye:  Seeing Art with All Five Senses by Bob Raczka
     
    Art Is... by Bob Raczka
     
    Artful Reading by Bob Raczka
     
    Here's Looking at Me:  How Artists See Themselves by Bob Raczka
     
    The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau
     
    Water Sings Blue by Kate Coombs
     
    Count Me a Rhyme:  Animal Poems by the Numbers by Jane Yolen
     
    Children of the Great Depression by Russell Freedman
     
    The Entrance Palace of Wonders:  Poems of the Harlem Renaissance selected by Daphne Muse
     
     
      
    Reading Log 5-13
     
    Let It Snow by John Green, Mauren Johnson and Lauren Myracle
     
    The Book of Rock Stars: 24 Musical Icons That Shine Through History by Kathleen Krull
     
    Jinx of the Loser by H.N. Kowitt
     
    Poetry Matters:  Writing a Poem from the Inside Out by Ralph J. Fletcher
     
    Take-Off!:  American All-Girl Bands During WWII by Tonya Bolden
     
    A Splash of Red: the Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant
     
    Mortal Coil by Derek Landy (Skulduggery Pleasant, Bk. 5)
     
    Laugh-eteria: Poems and Drawings by Douglas Florian
     
    National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry:  200 Poems with Photographs That Sqeak, Soar and Roar!  edited by J. Patrick Lewis
     
    Animal Stackers by Jennifer Belle
     
    The Declaration of Independence inscribed and illustrated by Sam Fink
     
    The Book Whisperer:  Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child by Donalyn Miller (Had to read it again because it is so good!)
     
    Reading Log 4-13 
     
    Poems to Learn by Heart selected by Caroline Kennedy
     
    Tibet:  Through the Red Box by Peter Sis
     
    Delicious:  the Life & Art of Wayne Thiebaud by Susan Goldman Rubin
     
    Courage Has No Color:  the True Story of the Triple Nickels by Tanya Lee Stone
     
    Mind Games by Kiersten White
     
    This Is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer L. Smith
     
    City of a Thousand Dolls by Miriam Forster
     
    The Elite by Kiera Cass
     
    Fireflies at Midnight by Marilyn Singer
     
    The Great Migration:  Journey to the North by Eloise Greenfield
     
    Follow Follow: a Book of Reverso Poems by Marilyn Singer
     
    Love Letters by Arnold Adoff
     
    Margaret, Frank and Andy:  Three Writers' Stories by Cynthia Rylant
     
    The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan (Heroes of Olympus, Bk. 3)
     
    Gone Fishing: a Novel in Verse by Tamera Will Wissinger
     
    Revolution 19 by Gregg Rosenblum
     
    How to Read Literature like a Professor for Kids by Thomas C. Foster
     
    Hattie Ever After by Kirby Larson
     
    Knots in My Yo-Yo String: the Autobiography of a Kid by Jerry Spinelli
     
    Throwing Strikes:  My Quest for Truth and the Perfect Knuckleball by R.A. Dickey
     
    The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell with Bill Moyers
     
     
     
    Reading Log 3-13 
     
    Wabi Sabi by Mark Reibstein
     
    I Am Phoenix: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleischman
     
    Remember Little Bighorn: Indians, Soldiers, and Scouts Tell Their Stories by Paul Robert Walker
     
    Walking with Henry: Based on the Life and Works of Henry David Thoreau by Thomas Locker
     
    Buffalo Bill Cody by Michael E. Goodman
     
    Slated by Teri Terry
     
    Blizzard of Glass:  the Halifex Explosion of 1917 by Sally M. Walker
     
    The Center of Everything by Linda Urban
     
    Octavia Boone's Big Questions about Life, the Universe, and Everything by Rebecca Rupp
     
    Rescuing the Children:  the Story of the Kindertransport by Deborah Hodge
     
    Envisioning Literature:  Literary Understanding and Literature Instruction by Judith A. Langer
     
    Viktor Frankl: a Life Worth Living by Anna Redsand
     
    From the Good Mountain:  How Gutenberg Changed the World by James Rumford
     
    The House of Boo by J. Patrick Lewis
     
    The Stolen Smile by J. Patrick Lewis
     
    Dark Days by Derek Landy (Skulduggery Pleasant, Bk. 4)
     
    Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare (Infernal Devices, Bk. 3)
     
     
     
     
    Reading Log 2-13
     
     
    A Strange Place to Call Home: the World's Most Dangerous Habitats & the Animals That Call Them Home by Marilyn Singer and Ed Young 

    Black Ice by Andrew Lane (Sherlock Holmes. The Legend Begins.  Bk. 3)

    Scarlet by Marissa Meyer  (Lunar Chronicles, Bk .2)

    Perfect Scoundrels by Ally Carter  (Heist Society, Bk. 3)

    Big Nate Flips Out by Lincoln Peirce-
     
    Love to Langston by Tony Medina
     
    Poetrees by Douglas Florian
     
    Comets, Stars, the Moon and Mars:  Space Poesm and Paintings by Douglas Florian
     
    Blackbeard: the Pirate King by J. Patrick Lewis
     
    Peaceful Pieces: Poems and Quilts about Peace by Anna Grossnickle Hines
     
    Castles:  Old Stone Poems by J. Patrick Lewis and Rebecca Kai Dotlich
     
    Pass It On:  African-American Poetry for Children selected by Wade Hudson
     
    Dinothesaurus:  Prehistoric Poems and Paintings by Douglas Florian
     
    Sharing the Seasons:  a Book of Poems by Lee Bennett Hopkins
     
    Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: the Story Behind an American Friendship by Russell Freedman
     
    They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: the Birth of an American Terrorist Group by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
     
    Harvesting Hope:  the Story of Cesar Chavez by Kathleen Krull
     
    César : sí, se puede! = yes, we can! by Carmen T. Bernier
     
    The Mexican Revolution by Mary Pierce Frost and Susan Keegan Frost
     
    Rainbow Soup by Brian P. Cleary
     
    33 Minutes by Todd Hasak-Lowy
     
    The Colossus Rises by Peter Lerangis (Seven Wonders, Bk. 1)
     
    The Story Goes On by Aileen Fisher
     
    The Superheroes' Employment Agency by Marily Singer
     
    A Mirror to Nature:  Poems about Reflection by Jane Yolen
     
    Pieces by Chris Lynch
     
    In Flanders Fields:  the Story of the Poem by John McCrae by Linda Granfield
     
    Remember the Bridge: Poems of a People by Carole Boston Weatherford
     
    Rebel Fire by Andrew Lane (Sherlock Holmes, the Legend Begins, Bk. 2)
     
    Story Painter:  the Life of Jacob Lawrence by John Duggleby
     
    Lincoln's Grave Robbers by Steve Sheinkin
     
    The Conundrum: How Scientific Innovation, Increased Efficiency, and Good Intentions Can Make Our Energy and Climate Problems Worse by David Owen
     
    Aristotle Leads the Way by Joy Hakim (The Story of Science)
     
    Prisoner B-3087 by Alan Gratz
     
    Will Sparrow's Road by Karen Cushman
     
    Hold Fast by Blue Balliett
     
    Angel Girl by Laurie Friedman
     
    Wonderful Words: Poems about Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins
     
    We Are America: a Tribute from the Heart by Walter Dean Myers
     
    Pierced by a Ray of Sun: Poems about the Times We Feel Alone selected by Ruth Gordon
     
    Twelve Rounds to Glory: the Story of Muhammad Ali by Charles R. Smith, Jr.
     
    Onward:  a Photobiography of African-American Polar Explorer Matthew Henson by Dolores Johnson
     
     
       
    Reading Log 1-13

    Immersed in Verse: an Informative, Slightly Irreverent & Totally Tremendous Guide to Living the Poet's Life by Allan Wolf

    Two Miserable Presidents: Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn't Tell You about the Civil War by Steve Sheinkin

    Photo by Brady: a Picture of the Civil War by Jennifer Armstrong

    Lincoln's Flying Spies: Thaddeus Lowe and the Civil War Balloon Corps by Gail Jarrow

    Skywriting: Poems to Fly by J. Patrick Lewis

    Every Human Has Rights: a Photographic Declaration for Kids foreword by Mary Robinson

    Heroes and She-roes: Poems of Amazing and Everyday Heroes by J. Patrick Lewis

    Hokey Pokey by Jerry Spinelli

    The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

    Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool

    Skylark by Meagan Spooner

    Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead

    Road Trip by Jim Paulsen and Gary Paulsen

    Prodigy: a Legend Novel by Marie Lu 

    Nightmare of the Iguana by Ursula Vernon (Dragonbreath, Bk. 8)

    Slither by Joseph Delaney (Last Apprentice, Bk. 11)

    Meet Me at the Art Museum: A Whimsical Look Behind the Scenes by David Goldin

    Self-Portrait with Seven Fingers:  the Life of Marc Chagall in Verse by J. Patrick Lewis and Jane Yolen

    Sweet Shadows by Tera Lynn Childs

    Your Food Is Fooling You: How Your Brain Is Hijacked by Sugar, Fat and Salt by David A. Kessler; adapted by Richie Chevat

    King George:  What Was His Problem?  Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn't Tell You about the American Revolution by Steve Sheinkin

    Heart of a Samurai: Based on the True Story of Manjiro Nakahama by Margi Preus

     
    Reading Log 12-12

    Game Changer by Margaret Peterson Haddix

    The Raft by S.A. Bodeen

    I Funny by James Patterson

    Teach Your Children Well:  Parenting for Authentic Success by Madeline Levine

    Princess of the Silver Woods by Jessica Day George

    The Selection by Kiera Cass

    Mythmaker: the Life of J.R.R. Tolkien, Creator of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings by Anne E. Neimark

    Lincoln:  How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery in America by Harold Holzer

    A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

    Bomb: the Race to Build and Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin

    The Skull in the Rock: How a Scientist, a Boy, and Google Earth Opened a New Window on Human Origins by Lee R. Berger and Marc Aronson

    Ghosts in the Fog:  the Untold Story of Alaska's WWII Invasion by Samantha Seiple

    Spookygirl: Paranormal Investigator by Jill Baguchinsky

    The Notorious Benedict Arnold: a True Story of Adventure, Heroism & Bravery by Steve Sheinkin


    Reading Log 11-12

    The Hunters by John Flanagan (Brotherband Chronicles, Bk. 3)

    The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

    Believe:  the Victorious Story of Eric LeGrand by Eric LeGrand with Mike Yorkey

    How Children Succeed:  Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough

    Freakling by Lana Krumwiede

    Lies, Knives and Girls in Red Dresses by Ron Koertge

    Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It: False Apology Poems by Gail Carson Levine

    After Eli by Rebecca Rupp

    Moonbird:  a Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95 by Phillip Hoose

    Reached by Ally Condie (Matched trilogy, Bk. 3)

    Unwrapped by Jennifer Bradbury

    Last Laughs:  Animal Epitaphs by J. Patrick Lewis and Jane Yolen

    Eve & Adam by Michael Grant and Katherine Applegate

    Pop by Gordon Korman

    A Different Mirror for Young People:  a Young People's History of  Multicultural America by Ronald Takaki; adapted by Rebecca Stefoff

    George Bellows:  Painter with a Punch! by Robert Burleigh

    Second Chance by Heather Brewerr (Slayer Chronicles, Bk. 2)

    Tofu Quilt by Ching Yeung Russell

    An Egret's Day poems by Jane Yolen

    Reading Log 10-12

    Trapped! How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Desert by Marc Aronson
     
    Little Rock Girl:  How a Photograph Changed the Fight for Integration by Shelley Tougas
     
    Discovering Wes Moore by Wes Moore
     
    Dodger by Terry Pratchett
     
    Dead City by James Ponti
     
    The Ghost of Graylock by Dan Poblocki
     
    Dragonbreath:  When Fairies Go Bad by Ursula Vernon
     
    Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson
     
    The Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron
     
    Breaker Boys:  How a Photograph Helped End Child Labor by Michael Burgan
     
    Choosing to Read:  Connecting Middle Schoolers to Books by Joan Schroeder Kindig
     
    Grounded by Kate Klise
     
    Passage to Freedom:  the Sugihara Story by Ken Mochizuki
     
    Freedom Summer by Deborah Wiles
     
    Nathaniel Talking by Eloise Greenfield
     
    The Giant and How He Humbugged America by Jim Murphy
     
    The Popularity Papers: Research for the Social Improvement and General Betterment of Lydia Goldblatt and Julie Graham-Chang by Amy Ignatow
     
    Raising the Flag:  How a Photograph Gave a Nation Hope in Wartime by Michael Burgan
     
    Stealing Air by Trent Reedy
     
    Man on the Moon: How a Photograph Made Anything Seem Possible by Pamela Dell
     
    Birmingham 1963:  How a Photograph Rallied Civil Rights Support by Shelley Tougas
     
    Reading Poetry in the Middle Grades:  20 Poems and Activities that Meet the Common Core Standards and Cultivate a Passion for Poetry by Paul B. Janeczko
     
    The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie:  a Doll's History and Her Impact on Us by Tanya Lee Stone
     
    Once Upon a Tomb:  Gravely Humorous Verses by J. Patrick Lewis
     
    Spot the Plot: a Riddle Book of Book Riddles by J. Patrick Lewis
     
    The Place My Words Are Looking For: What Poets Say About and Through Their Work selected by Paul B. Janeczko
     
    Sugar Changed the World: a Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom and Science by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos
     
    Skinny by Donna Cooner
     
    The Bar Code Prophecy by Suzanne Weyn
     
    The Crimson Crown by Cinda Williams Chima (Seven Realms, Bk. 4)
     
    Beautiful Redemption by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl (Beautiful Creatures, Bk. 4)
     
     
     
    Reading Log 9-12
     
    Curveball: the Year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnenblick
     
    Death Sentence by Alexander Gordon Smith
     
    Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage
     
    Shadow on the Mountain by Margi Preus
     
    Prairie Evers by Ellen Airgood
     
    The Encyclopedia of Me by Karen Rivers
     
    The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi
     
    Dead is a Killer Tune by Marlene Perez
     
    The Great Unexpected by Sharon Creech
     
    The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom
     
    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
     
    The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
     
    Seven Simple Secrets: What the Best Teachers Know by Annette Breaux and Todd Whitaker
     
    To the Mountaintop:  My Journey Through the Civil Rights Movement by Charlayne Hunt-Gaulte
     
    Voices of the Dust Bowl by Sherry Garland
     
    A Black Hole Is Not a Hole by Carolyn Cinami DeChristofano
     
    Candy Bomber:  The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot" by Michael O. Tunnell
     
    Cleopatra Rules!  the Amazing Life of the Original Teen Queen by Vicky Alvear Shecter
     
    Fourmile by Watt Key
     
    Little Monsters:  the Creatures That Live On Us and In Us by Albert Marrin
     
    Princess Academy:  Palace of Stone by Shannon Hale
     
    Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee:  an Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown
     
    Black & White:  the Confrontation Between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor by Larry Dane Brimner
     
    Almost Home by Joan Bauer
     
    We've Got a Job:  the 1963 Birmingham Children's March by Cynthia Levinson
     
    Temple Grandin:  How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Challenged the World by Sy Montgomery
     
    Marching to the Mountaintop:  How Poverty, Labor Fights, and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Final Hours by Ann Bausum
     
    Miles to Go for Freedom:  Segregation & Civil Rights in the Jim Crow Years by Linda Barrett Osborne
     
    Superman Versus the Ku Klux Klan:  the True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate by Rick Bowers
     
    One for the Murphys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
     
    The Genius of Islam:  How Muslims Made the Modern World by Bryn Barnard
     
    Son by Lois Lowry (Giver series)
     
    Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way) by Sue Macy
      
     
     
    Reading Log 8-12
     
    Endlessly by Kiersten White
     
    Nevermore by James Patterson
     
    Blended Learning in Grades 4-12: Leveraging the Power of Technology to Create Student-Centered Classrooms by Catlin R. Tucker
     
    Taking Sides by Gary Soto
     
    The Secret of the Fortune Wookie by Tom Angleberger
     
    Theodore Boone: the Accused by John Grisham
     
    Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer
     
    Invincible Microbes: Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure by Jim Murphy
     
    The Kill Order by James Dashner
     
    Guitar Notes by Mary Amato
     
    Lure of the Dead by Joseph Delaney
     
    Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
     
    Ungifted by Gordon Korman
     
     
     
    Reading Log 7-12
     
    Dreamsleeves by Coleen Murtagh Paratore
     
    The Omnivore's Dilemma: the Secrets Behind What You Eat by Michael Pollan
     
    Black Cat Bone: the Life of Blues Legend Robert Johnson by J. Patrick Lewis
     
    Death of a Dreamer: the Assassination of John Lennon by Alison Marie Behnke
     
    Rebel McKenzie by Candice Ransom
     
    Edgar Allan Poe's Pie: Math Puzzlers in Classic Poems by J. Patrick Lewis
     
    Secrets, Lies, Gizmos and Spies: A History of Spies and Espionage by Janet Wynn Coleman
     
    Just for Fins by Tera Lynn Childs
     
    Above Average by Andrew Clements