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The Adventures of Tittletom by Ellis Credle
Afternoon on the Amazon by Mary Pope Osborne
Alex and Lulu by Lorena Siminovich
Bad Kitty Gets a Bath by Nick Bruel
Beautiful Yetta by Daniel Pinkwater
Boats: Speeding! Sailing! Cruising! by Patricia Hubbell
Boundaries of Home by Doug Aberley
Brownie and Pearl Get Dolled Up by Cynthia Rylant
The Chick and the Duckling by Mirra Ginsburg
The Fairy's Return by Gail Carson Levine
Forever by Rachel Pollack
Frankie Pickle and the Pine Run 3000 by Eric Wight
Harriet's Halloween Candy by Nancy Carlson
A History of Cadmium by Elizabeth Bourne
Knitty Kitty by David Elliott
The Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany Baker
The Long Retreat by Robert Reed
Looking for Jake by China Miéville
Maid of Murder by Amanda Flower
Make-Believe by Michael Reaves
The Octonauts and the Frown Fish by Meomi
One to Nine by Andrew Hodges
Raiders' Ransom by Emily Diamand
The Secret of the Old Clock by Caroline Keene
Sector 7 by David Wiesner
The Tarot Cafe #3 by Sang-Sun Park
Ten Little Fish by Audrey Wood
Waiting for the Phone to Ring by Richard Bowes
Waking Up Wendell by April Stevens
What Can You Do With a Rebozo? by Carmen Tafolla
When Pigasso Met Mootisse by Nina Laden


Rating System

5 stars: Completely enjoyable or compelling
4 stars: Good but flawed
3 stars: Average
2 stars: OK
1 star: Did not finish

Reading Challenges

My Kind of Mystery Reading Challenge 2017 February - January 2017-8



10 Best Tween Books

10 Best Tween Books: 12/21/10

These are my ten favorite tween books read this year. None of them were published this year but they are readily available. Most of them I checked out from my local library.

10 Best Tween Books for 2010

10. Raiders' Ransom by Emily Diamand (2009)

9. Nation by Terry Pratchett (2008)

8. Bhangra Babes by Narinder Dhami (2005)

7. Monsoon Summer by Mitali Perkins (2004)

6. Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko (2004)

5. Hate That Cat by Sharon Creech (2008)

4. Here Lies the Librarian by Richard Peck (2006)

3. The Kayla Chronicles by Sherri Winston (2008)

2. Gossamer by Lois Lowry (2006)

1. Scat by Carl Hiaasen (2009)



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Comment #1: Wednesday, December, 22, 2010 at 12:59:09

Precious

I haven't heard of some of the books on your list! I'll check them out!



Comment #2: Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 19:45:25

Pussreboots

I hope you do. They are great reads.