Sunday, August 19, 2012

Summer Book-a-Day July

43.  The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine - middle grade - a great story of an inter-racial friendship in the South near the end of segregation

44. Mable Riley: A Reliable Record of Humdrum Peril and Romance by Marthe Jocelyn - middle grade - set in 1900's, a girl deals with contrasts between traditional and reforming friends and family

45. When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead - middle grade - 1970's story of friendship, with a touch of science fiction

46. The Fourth Stall by Chris Rylander - middle grade/young adult - The Godfather meets middle school boys

47.  Rip Tide by Kat Falls - middle grade/young adult - Sequel to Dark Life; continues the futuristic story of living under the ocean

48.  The Genius Files:  Mission Unstoppable by Dan Gutman - middle grade - siblings find out they have been recruited by an agency where kids are used to fight crime

49.  The Genius Files:  Never Say Genius by Dan Gutman - middle grade - the siblings story continues

50.  Ghetto Cowboy by G. Neri - middle grade - boy spends summer with his father caring for horses in the inner city

51. New York to Dallas by J.D. Robb - adult

52.  The Great and Only Barnum by Candace Fleming - middle grade/young adult - Biography of P.T. Barnum

53.  My Life as a Book by Janet Tashjian - middle grade - summer story of a boy who is not fond of reading

54.  Empty by Suzanne Weyn - young adult - the story of what the world is like when oil starts to run out - actually hopeful, not depressing

55. Pemberly by the Sea by Abigail Reynolds - adult\

56.  The Sherlock Files:  The 100-Year-Old Secret by Tracy Barrett - middle grade - siblings find out they are descendants of Sherlock Holmes and solve one of his unsolved mysteries

57.  Accidental Lessons by David W. Berner - adult

58.  Twilight by Stephenie Meyer - adult

59.  New Moon by Stephenie Meyer - adult

60.  The Daily 5 by Gail Boushey and Joan Moser - adult

61.  Baby Steps by Peter McCarty - picture book

62.  The Yankee at the Seder by Elka Weber - picture book

63.  Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer - adult

64.  First Pooch:  The Obamas Pick a Pet by Carole Boston Weatherford - picture book

65. Now & Ben:  The Modern Inventions of Ben Franklin by Gene Barretta - picture book

66.  Neo Leo:  The Ageless Idea of Leonardi da Vinci by Gene Barretta - picture book

67.  When Harriet Met Sojourner by Catherine Clinton - picture book

68.  Perfect Fit by Linda Wells - adult

69.  Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer - adult

70.  Captain Nobody by Dean Pitchford - middle grade - a boy becomes a superhero while his brother fights to come out of a coma, actually has some good humor

71.  Interlude in Death by J.D. Robb - adult

72. Capture the Flag by Kate Messner - middle grade - three kids work together to find the stolen Star-Spangled Banner while snowed in at the DC airport

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