Favorite Quotes

"Children are made readers on the laps of their parents."
— Emilie Buchwald

“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”
-- Dr. Seuss, "I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!"

2010 Starred Review

2010 Starred Review Children’s Books
School Library Journal (January-December) Booklist (January- December 1st) Horn Book (Jan/Feb-Nov/Dec)
No Star=Listed Once
*=Listed Twice
**=Listed Three Times

Abdel-Fattah, Randa. Where the Streets Had a Name. 313p. glossary. CIP. Scholastic. Nov. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-545-17292-9. LC 2009043122. (Fiction, Grade 5-8)

Abrahams, Peter. Bullet Point. 304 p. Harper Teen. May 2010. (Fiction Grade 9-12)

*Adler, David A. Frederick Douglass: A Noble Life. 144p. Holiday July 2010. (Biography Grade 6-10)

*Alcorn, Stephen. Odetta: The Queen of Folk. poem by Samantha Thornhill. illus. by author. unpaged. Scholastic. Dec. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-439-92818-2. LC number unavailable. (Nonfiction, Grade 3-6)

Alexander, Cecil. All Things Bright and Beautiful. Illustrated by Ashley Bryan. 40 p. Atheneum. 2010. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2)

Aliki. Push Button. Illustrated by author. 40p. Greenwillow. May 2010. (Fiction Pre)

Alley, Zoë B., retel. There's a Princess in the Palace. illus. by R. W. Alley. 34p. CIP. Roaring Brook/A Neal Porter Bk. Sept. 2010. Tr $19.99. ISBN 978-1-59643-471-4. LC 2009042483. (Graphic Novel, Grade 2 and up)

American Babies. 16p. Charlesbridge. July 2010. (Board book-Preschool)

Anderson, Laurie Halse. Forge. Atheneum.

Anderson, M.T. Agent Q; or, The Smell of Danger! Illustrated by Kurt Cyrus. Pals in Peril Series. 304p. S&S/Beachlane. (Fiction, Grade 4-7)

*Angel, Ann. Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing. 120p. photos. reprods. bibliog. chron. index. notes. CIP. Abrams/Amulet. Oct. 2010. Tr $19.95. ISBN 978-0-8109-8349-6. LC 2010005558. (Nonfiction, Grade 9 and up)

Appelt, Kathi. Brand-New Baby Blues. illus. by Kelly Murphy. unpaged. CIP. HarperCollins. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-053233-8. LC 2008005796. (Fiction Pre-K)

*Appelt, Kathi. Keeper. illus. by August Hall. 416p. S & S/Atheneum. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-1-4169-5060-8. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 4-7)

Argueta, Jorge. Rice Pudding/Arroz con leche: A Cooking Poem/Un poema para cocinar. Illustrated by Fernando Vilela. 32p. Groundwood. (Poetry, Grade 3-5)

*Aronson, Marc, with Mike Parker Pearson and the Riverside Project. If Stones Could Speak: Unlocking the Secrets of Stonehenge. 64p. maps. photos. reprods. chron. further reading. Web sites. CIP. National Geographic. Mar. 2010. Tr $17.95. ISBN 978-1-4263-0599-3; PLB $26.90. ISBN 978-1-4263-0600-6. LC 2009028870. (Nonfiction Grade 5-8)x

Aronson, Marc & Marina Budhos. Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science. 176p. maps. photos. reprods. bibliog. chron. index. notes. Web sites. CIP. Clarion. Oct. 2010. Tr $20. ISBN 978-0-618-57492-6. LC number unavailable. (Nonfiction, Grade 8 and up)

**Atkins, Jeannine. Borrowed Names: Poems About Laura Ingalls Wilder, Madam C. J. Walker, Marie Curie, and Their Daughters. 224p. bibliog. Holt. Mar. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-8050-8934-9. LC number unavailable. (Nonfiction Grade 7 and up)x (Poetry)

*Bacigalupi, Paolo. Ship Breaker. 336p. Little, Brown. May 2010. (Fiction Grade 8-12)

Baker, Keith. LMNO Peas. illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. S & S/Beach Lane Bks. Apr. 2010. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-1-4169-9141-0. LC 2009012672. (Fiction Pre-Grade 1)

Balliett, Blue. The Danger Box. 320p. Scholastic. Sept. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-439-85209-8. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 5-8)

Barnett, Mac and others. Guys Read: Funny Business. Edited by Jon Scieszka. Illustrated by Adam Rex. 256p. HarperCollins/Walden Pond. (Fiction, Grade 4-7)

Barrett, Tracy. King of Ithaka. 261p. CIP. Holt. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-8050-8969-1. LC 2009050770. (Fiction, Grade 8 and up)

**Bartoletti, Susan Campbell. They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group. 176p. maps. photos. reprods. bibliog. chron. index. notes. CIP. Houghton Harcourt. Aug. 2010. Tr $19. ISBN 978-0-618-44033-7. LC 2009045247. (Nonfiction, Grade 7-10)

Barton, Chris. Shark vs. Train. illus. by Tom Lichtenheld. unpaged. CIP. Little, Brown. Apr. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-316-00762-7. LC 2009017961. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2)

Battut, Eric. The Fox and the Hen. illus. by author. unpaged. Boxer Bks., dist. by Sterling. Mar. 2010. PLB $16.95. ISBN 978-1-907152-02-3. LC number unavailable. (Fiction K-Grade 2)

Bausum, Ann. Unraveling Freedom: The Battle for Democracy on the Home Front During World War I. 88p. photos. reprods. bibliog. chron. further reading. index. Websites. CIP. National Geographic. 2010. Tr $19.95. ISBN 978-1-4263-0702-7; PLB $34. ISBN 978-1-4263-0703-4. LC 2010010631. (Nonfiction, Grade 7-10)

Beam, Cris. I am J. 352 pg. Little Brown. March 2011. (Fiction, Grade 9-12)

Beaudoin, Sean. You Killed Wesley Payne. 368pg. Little Brown. Feb. 2011. (Fiction, Grade 9-12)

Becker, Bonny. A Bedtime for Bear. illus. by Kady MacDonald Denton. unpaged. Candlewick. Sept. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-7636-4101-6. LC number unavailable. (Preschool-Grade 1)

Benoit, Charles. You. 240p. HarperTeen. Sept. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-194704-9. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 8 and up)

Berk, Josh. The Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin. 208p. Knopf/Borzoi. Feb. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-375-85699-0; PLB $19.99. ISBN 978-0-375-95699-7. LC number unavailable. (Fiction-Grade 8 and up)

Bick, Ilsa J. Draw the Dark. 338p. CIP. Carolrhoda Lab. 2010. Tr $16.95. ISBN 978-0-7613-5686-8; ebook $9.53. ISBN 978-0-7613-6221-0. LC 2009051612. (Fiction, Grade 9 and up)

Bildner, Phil. The Hallelujah Flight. illus. by John Holyfield. unpaged. CIP. Putnam. 2010. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-0-399-24789-7. LC 2009010362. (Fiction K-Grade 3)

Birdsall, Jeanne. Flora’s Very Windy Day. 32pg. Clarion. August 2010. ISBN 9780618986767. (K-Grade 3)

**Bishop, Nic. Nic Bishop Lizards. Scholastic Nonfiction.

Black, Holly & Justine Larbalestier, eds. Zombies vs. Unicorns. 432p. CIP. S & S/Margaret K. McElderry Bks. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-1-4169-8953-0. LC 2010003732. (Grade 9 and up)

*Black, Michael Ian. A Pig Parade is a Terrible Idea. Illustrated by Kevin Henkes. 40pg. Simon & Schuster. September 2010. ISBN 9781416979227. (Preschool-Grade 2)

Blair, Margaret Whitman. Liberty or Death: The Surprising Story of Runaway Slaves who Sided with the British during the American Revolution. Illustrated. National Geographic. 64 p. Jan. 2010.

Blexbolex. Seasons. tr. from French by Claudia Bedrick. illus. by author. unpaged. Enchanted Lion. 2010. Tr $19.95. ISBN 978-1-59270-095-0. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2)

Bloom, Suzanne. What About Bear? illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. Boyds Mills. 2010. RTE $16.95. ISBN 978-1-59078-528-7. LC 2009020253. (Preschool-Grade 2 Fiction)

Block, Francesca Lia. House of Dolls. 80 p. Harper. June 2010. (Fiction Grade 3-6)

Bogacki, Tomek. The Champion of Children: The Story of Janusz Korczak. Illustrated by author. 40 p. Foster/Farrar. 2009. (Nonfiction Primary-Intermediate)

Bolden, Tonya. Finding Family. 176p. Bloomsbury. (Fiction, Grade 4-7)

Bond, Victoria and T.R. Simon. Zora and Me. 192p. Candlewick. (Fiction, Grade 5-8)

Bottner, Barbara. Miss Brooks Loves Books! (and I Don't). illus. by Michael Emberley. unpaged. Knopf/Borzoi. Mar. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-375-84682-3; PLB $20.99. ISBN 978-0-375-94682-0. LC 2009002305. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2)

Bowers, Rick. Spies of Mississippi: The True Story of the Spy Network that tried to destroy The Civil Rights Movement. 128 p. National Geographic. 2010. (Nonfiction Grade 7-10)

Boyce, Frank Cottrell. Cosmic. 320p. HarperCollins/Walden Pond. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-183683-1; PLB $17.89. ISBN 978-0-06-183686-2. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 5-8)

Braun, Sebastien. Back to Bed, Ed! illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. Peachtree. Mar. 2010. Tr $15.95. ISBN 978-1-56145-518-8. LC 2009024990. (Fiction Pre-Grade 1)

Braun, Sebastien, adapt. The Ugly Duckling. illus. by author. unpaged. Boxer Bks., dist. by Sterling. Apr. 2010. PLB $16.95. ISBN 978-1-907152-04-7. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Pre-K)

Brimner, Larry Dane. Birmingham Sunday. 48p. photos. reprods. further reading. notes. CIP. Boyds Mills/Calkins Creek. 2010. RTE $17.95. ISBN 978-1-59078-613-0. LC 2009035716. (Nonfiction Grade 6 and up)

Brown, Don. A Wizard from the Start: The Incredible Boyhood & Amazing Inventions of Thomas Edison. illus. by author. unpaged. bibliog. Houghton Harcourt. May 2010. RTE $16. ISBN 978-0-547-19487-5. LC number unavailable. (Nonfiction Grade 2-4)

Brown, Calef. Hallowilloween: Nefarious Silliness from Calef Brown. illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. Houghton Harcourt. Sept. 2010. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-0-547-21540-2. LC 2009049698. (Nonfiction Grade 2-5)

*Browne, Anthony. Me and You. Farrar. (Nonfiction, Preschool-Grade 2)

Browning, Diane. Signed, Abiah Rose. Illustrated by author. 32 p. Tricycle. May 2010. (Fiction Grade 1-3)

*Burningham, John. There’s Going to be a Baby. Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury. Candlewick. (Pre-Grade 2)

Burns, Loree Griffin. The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe. 80p. Houghton. May 2010. (Nonfiction Grade 6-10)

Buyea, Rob. Because of Mr. Terupt. 269p. CIP. Delacorte. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-385-73882-8; PLB $19.99. ISBN 978-0-385-90749-1; ebook $16.99. ISBN 978-0-375-89615-6. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 4-6)

Cadnum, Michael. Flash. 240p. Farrar. June 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-374-39911-5. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 9 and up)

Card, Orson Scott. Pathfinder. 672p. S&S/Simon Pulse. (Fiction, Grade 8-12)

Carson, Mary Kay. The Bat Scientists. Illustrated by Tom Uhlman. 80p. Houghton. (Nonfiction, Grade7-10)

Carson, Mary Kay. Inside Hurricanes. maps. photos. notes. discography. Websites. ISBN 978-1-4027-5880-5; ISBN 978-1-4027-7780-6. LC number unavailable.
–––– . Inside Tornadoes. charts. maps. photos. notes. discography. Websites. ISBN 978-1-4027-5879-9; ISBN 978-1-4027-7781-3. LC number unavailable.
ea vol: (Inside Series). 49p. index. diags. bibliog. further reading. glossary. Sterling. 2010. Tr $16.95; pap. $9.95.
(Nonfiction, Grade 4-6)

Castillo, Lauren (illus.). Christmas is Here: Words from the King James Bible. S&S. (Pre-Grade 3)

Chapman, Fern Schumer. Is it Night or Day? 192 p. Farrar. March 2010. (Fiction Grade 6-10)

Cheshire, Simon. Treasure of Dead Man’s Lane and Other Case Files. 208p. Roaring Brook. May 2010. (Fiction Grade 4-7)

Coman, Carolyn. The Memory Bank. Illustrated by Rob Shepperson. 288p. Scholastic/Levine. (Fiction, Grade 4-6)

Connelly, Neil. The Miracle Stealer. 240p. Scholastic/Levine. (Fiction, Grade 9-12)

Cooper, Elisha. Farm. Unpaged. Orchard Books. 2010. (Fiction Primary)

Corrigan, Eireann. Accomplice. 296p. Scholastic. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-545-05236-8. LC number unavailable. (Grade 8 and up)

*Cousins, Lucy. I'm the Best. illus. by author. unpaged. Candlewick. May 2010. Tr $14.99. ISBN 978-0-7636-4684-4. LC 2009028164. (Fiction Pre-Grade 1)

Crowley, Cath. A Little Wanting Song. 228p. Knopf/Borzoi. June 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-375-86096-6; PLB $19.99. ISBN 978-0-375-96096-3. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 9 and up)

Croza, Laurel. I Know Here. Illustrated by Matt James. 29 p. Groundwood Books. 2010. (Fiction, Juvenile)

Crum, Shutta. Thomas and the Dragon Queen. illus. by Lee Wildish. 267p. Knopf/Borzoi. 2010. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-0-375-8570-34; PLB $18.99. ISBN 978-0-375-95703-1. LC number unavailable. (Grade 3-5)

*Cushman, Karen. Alchemy and Meggy Swann. 176p. map. Clarion. Apr. 2010. Tr $16. ISBN 978-0-547-23184-6. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 5-8)

*De Goldi, Kate. The 10 P.M. Question. 256pg. Candlewick. September 2010. ISBN 9780763649395. (Fiction Grade 7-12)

*Dembicki, Matt, ed. Trickster: Native American Tales: A Graphic Collection. 231p. CIP. Fulcrum. June 2010. pap. $22.95.ISBN 978-1-55591-724-1. LC 2009049668. (Graphic Novel Grade 5 and up)

de Quidt, Jeremy. The Toymaker. 368pg. Random/David Fickling. August 2010. ISBN 9780385751803. (Fiction, Grade 5-8)

Deuker, Carl. Payback Time. 304p. Houghton. (Fiction, Grade 7-10)

Deutsch, Barry. Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword. illus. by author. 142p. Abrams/Amulet. Nov. 2010. Tr $15.95. ISBN 978-0-8109-8422-6. LC 2010924236. (Graphic Novel, Grade 4-7)

Diterlizzi, Tony. The Search for Wondla. illus. by author. 496p. S & S. Sept. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-1-4169-8310-1. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 5-8)

Doctorow, Cory. For the Win. 480p. Tor. May 2010. (Fiction Grade 10-12)

Dodd, Emma. I Don’t Want a Cool Cat! Illustrated by the author. 32p. Little, Brown. August 2010. (Fiction Pre-Grade 1)

*Dogar, Sharon. Annexed. 352p. further reading. Web sites. Houghton Harcourt. Oct. 2010. Tr $17. ISBN 978-0-547-50195-6. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 9 and up)

Donnelly, Jennifer. Revolution. 496p. Delacorte. Oct. 2010. Tr $18.99. ISBN 978-0-385-73763-0; PLB $21.99. ISBN 978-0-385-90678-4. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 9 and up)

Donovan, Sandy. Pingpong Perry Experiences How a Book is Made. Illustrated by James Christoph. 24 p. Capstone. 2009. (Fiction? Grade 1-3)

Dowell, Francis O’Roark. Falling In. 272p. Atheneum. March 2010. (Fiction Grade 4-7)

*Draper, Sharon M. Out of My Mind. 304p. CIP. S & S/Atheneum. Mar. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-1-4169-7170-2. LC 2009018404. (Fiction Grade 4-6)

Dunkle, Clare B. The House of Dead Maids. Illustrated by Patrick Arrasmith. Holt.

Dunning, John Harris. Salem Brownstone: All along the Watchtowers. Illustrated by Nikhil Singh. 96pg. Candlewick. July 2010. ISBN 9780763647353. (Graphic Novel, Grade 9-12)

*Dunrea, Olivier. Old Bear and His Cub. illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. Philomel. Nov. 2010. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-0-399-24507-7. LC 2008000663. (Preschool-Grade 1)

Dunrea, Olivier. Ollie’s Halloween. illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. Houghton Harcourt. 2010. RTE $12.99. ISBN 978-0-618-53241-4. LC 2009049699. (Fiction, Preschool-Grade 1)

Elliott, David. In the Wild. illus. by Holly Meade. unpaged. CIP. Candlewick. Aug. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-7636-4497-0. LC 2009008244. (Nonfiction Grade 1-3)

Ellis, Deborah. No Safe Place. 208p. CIP. Groundwood. Sept. 2010. Tr $16.95. ISBN 978-0-88899-973-3. LC C2010-901683-1. (Fiction, Grade 9 and up)

Ellis, Deborah. We Want You to Know: Kids Talk About Bullying. 120p. photos. further reading. index. CIP. Coteau. Oct. 2010. Tr $21.95. ISBN 978-1-55050-417-0. LC C2010-905675-5. (Nonfiction, Grade 4-9)

Emberley, Rebecca & Ed Emberley. If You're a Monster and You Know It. illus. by authors. unpaged. Scholastic/Orchard. Sept. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-545-21829-0. LC number unavailable. (Picture Song Book, Preschool-Grade 1)

Engle, Margarita. Summer Birds: The Butterflies of Maria Merian. Illustrated by Julie Paschkis. 32 p. Holt. April 2010. (Fiction K-Grade 3)

Epstein, Adam Jay & Andrew Jacobson. The Familiars. illus. by Bobby Chiu. 368p. HarperCollins. Sept. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-196108-3. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 4-7)

Fairfield, Lesley. Tyranny. illus. by author. 120p. CIP. Tundra. 2009. pap. $10.95. ISBN 978-0-88776-903-0. LC 2008909724. (Graphic Novel Grade 6 and up)

**Fisher, Catherine. Incarceron. 448p. CIP. Dial. Feb. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-8037-3396-1. LC 2008046254. (Fiction Grade 7 and up)x YA

Fisher, Catherine. Sapphique. 464p. Dial. (Fiction, Grade 9-12)

*Fleischman, Sid. Sir Charlie: Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World. 288p. photos. reprods. bibliog. chron. index. notes. CIP. HarperCollins/Greenwillow. June 2010. Tr $19.99. ISBN 978-0-06-189640-8; PLB $20.89. ISBN 978-0-06-189641-5. LC 2009019689. (Non-fiction Grade 5 and up)

*Fleming, Candace. Clever Jack Takes the Cake. illus. by G. Brian Karas. unpaged. CIP. Random
Schwartz & Wade Bks. Aug. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-375-84979-4; PLB $20.99. ISBN 978-0-375-95697-3. LC 2009030030. (Fiction K-Grade 3)

*Fleming, Denise. Sleepy, Oh so Sleepy. 32p. Holt. August 2010. (Fiction Preschool)

Flood, Nancy Bo. Warriors in the Crossfire. 144 p. Front Street. April 2010. (Fiction Grade 6-9)

Frank, Hilary. The View From the Top. 240p. Dutton. 2010. (Fiction Grade 8-12)

Frazee, Marla. The Boss Baby. illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. S & S
Beach Lane Bks. Aug. 2010. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-0167-9. LC 2009021991. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2)

Frazier, Sundee T. The Other Half of My Heart. 304pg. Delacorte. 2010. ISBN 9780385734400. (Fiction Grade 4-6)

**Freedman, Russell. The War to End All Wars. 192 p. Clarion. May 2010. (Nonfiction Grade 6-10)

Freedman, Russell. Lafayette and the American Revolution. 96pg. Holiday. September 2010. ISBN 9780823421824. (Nonfiction Grade 6-9)

French, Vivian. Yucky Worms. illus. by Jessica Ahlberg. 29p. index. CIP. Candlewick. 2010. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-0-7636-4446-8. LC 2009017307. (Preschool-Grade 2 Fiction)

Fusco, Kimberly Newton. The Wonder of Charlie Anne. 266p. CIP. Knopf. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-375-86104-8; PLB $19.99. ISBN 978-0-375-96104-5. LC 2009038831. (Grade 4-8)

Gay, Marie-Louise. Roslyn Rutabaga and the Biggest Hole on Earth! illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. Groundwood. 2010. Tr $16.95. ISBN 978-0-88899-994-8. LC C2010-900104-4. (Preschool-Grade 1)

Gee, Maurice. Salt (The Salt Trilogy). 252 p. Orca. 2009. (Fiction High School)

Gephart, Donna. How to Survive Middle School. 247p. glossary. CIP. Delacorte. 2010. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-0-385-73793-7; PLB $19.99. ISBN 978-0-385-90701-9. LC 2009021809. (Fiction Grade 5-7)

Gewirtz, Elaine Waldorf. Fetch this Book. 112pg. Eldorado Ink. 2010. ISBN 9781932904604. (Nonfiction, Grade 4-7, Our Best Friends Series)

Gidwitz, Adam. A Tale Dark & Grimm. 249p. Dutton. Nov. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-525-42334-8. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 3 and up)

Gilani-Willams, Fawzia. Nabeel's New Pants. illus. by Proiti Roy. unpaged. CIP. Marshall Cavendish. 2010. RTE $15.99. ISBN 978-0-7614-5629-2. LC 2009024001. (Fiction K-Grade 2)

*Gill, David Macinnis. Black Hole Sun. 352p. Greenwillow. September 2010. (Fiction Grade 8-11)

Glaser, Linda. Emma’s Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty. Illustrated by Claire A. Nivola. Unpaged. Houghten. 2010. (Biography, Juvenile)

Gleitzman, Morris. Once. 165 p. Holt. April 2010. (Fiction Intermediate-Middle School)

Golio, Gary. Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow: A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix. illus. by Javaka Steptoe. unpaged. CIP. Clarion. Oct. 2010. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-0-618-85279-6. LC 2009047727. (Biography, Grade 4-8)

Golus, Carrie. Tupac Shakur: Hip-Hop Idol. Lifeline Biographies Series. 112p. Lerner/21st Century. (Grade 6-10)

*Graham, Bob. April and Esme, Tooth Fairies. 40pg. Candlewick. October 2010. ISBN 978-7636-4683-7. (Picture Book)

Gravett, Emily. Dogs. illus. by author. unpaged. S & S. 2010. RTE $15.99. ISBN 978-1-4169-8703-1. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Pre-Grade 1)x Pic

Gray, Keith. Ostrich Boys. 304p. CIP. Random. Mar. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-375-85843-7; PLB $20.99. ISBN 978-0-375-95843-4. LC 2008021729. (Fiction Grade 8 and up)

*Greenburg, Jan and Jordan, Sandra. Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring. Illustrated by Brian Floca. 48p. Flashpoint. 2010. (Nonfiction Grade 2-6)

Greene, Stephanie. Happy Birthday, Sophie Hartley. 127p. Clarion. 2010. (Fiction Grade 3-5)

*Green, John & David Levithan. Will Grayson, Will Grayson. 320p. Dutton. Apr. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-525-42158-0. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 9 and up)

Greenberg, Jan & Sandra Jordan. Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring. illus. by Brian Floca. unpaged. photos. bibliog. notes. Roaring Brook/A Neal Porter Bk./Flash Point. Aug. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-1-59643-338-0. LC number unavailable. (Nonfiction, Grade 2-6)

Griffiths, Andy. The Big Fat Cow That Goes Kapow. illus. by Terry Denton. 123p. Feiwel & Friends. 2009. Tr $14.99. ISBN 978-0-312-36788-6. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 2-3)

Guiberson, Brenda Z. Moon Bear. illus. by Ed Young. unpaged. photos. CIP. Holt. May 2010. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-0-8050-8977-6. LC 2009017931. (Nonfiction Grade 1-3)

Halpin, Brendan. Shutout. 192p. Farrar. (Fiction, Grade 8-10)

Hamilton, Kersten. Tyger Tyger. Bk. 1. (A Goblin Wars Bk.) 320p. Clarion. 2010. Tr $17. ISBN 978-0-547-33008-2. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 8 and up)

Hand, Elizabeth. Illyria. 144p. Viking. May 2010. (Science fiction Grade 10-12)

Harrison, Michelle. 13 Treasures. 368p. CIP. Little, Brown. Apr. 2010. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-0-316-04148-5. LC 2008045511. (Fiction Grade 5-8)

Hartland, Jessie. How the Sphinx Got to the Museum. Illustrated by author. 40p. Blue Apple. (Fiction, Grade 2-4)

*Hartnett, Sonya. Butterfly. 214 p. Camberwell/Hamilton. 2010. (Fiction Grade 5-12)

Haugen, Brenda. The Zodiac Killer: Terror and Mystery. 96p. Compass Point. (Nonfiction?/ Grade 6-9)

Healey, Karen. Guardian of the Dead. 345p. CIP. Little, Brown. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-316-04430-1. LC 2009017949. (Fiction Grade 9 and up)

*Hemphill, Stephanie. Wicked Girls: A Novel of the Salem Witch Trials. 416p. HarperCollins/Balzer and Bray. July 2010. (Fiction Grade 7-12)

Henderson, Jason. Vampire Rising. Bk. 1. 224p. (Alex Van Helsing Series). HarperCollins/HarperTeen. May 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-195099-5. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 6-10)

*Henkes, Kevin. My Garden. illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. HarperCollins/Greenwillow. Mar. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-06-171517-4; PLB $18.89. ISBN 978-0-06-171518-1. LC 2008042364. (Fiction Young)x Pic

Hill, Laban Carrick. Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave. illus. by Bryan Collier. unpaged. bibliog. Web sites. Little, Brown. Sept. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-316-10731-0. LC number unavailable. (Nonfiction K-Grade 4)

Hinds, Gareth. The Odyssey. Candlewick.

Hinds, Kathryn. Everyday Life in the Roman Empire. 320 p. Marshall Cavendish/Benchmark. 2010. (Nonfiction Grade 7-10)

Hobbie, Holly. Everything but the Horse. illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. Little, Brown. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-316-07019-5. LC 2010006907. (Fiction, Preschool-Grade 3)

Hobbs, Valerie. The Last Best Days of Summer. 192 p. Farrar/Frances Foster. May 2010. (Fiction Grade 4-8)

Hoffman, Alice. Green Witch. 135p. CIP. Scholastic. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-545-14195-6. LC 2009017606. (Fiction Grade 9-11)

Holm, Jennifer L. Turtle in Paradise. 208p. Random. May 2010. (Fiction Grade 4-6)

Hopkins, Lee Bennett (edited). Sharing the Seasons: A Book of Poems. Illustrated by David Diaz. 88p. Simon & Schuster/Margaret K. McElderry. March 2010. (Poetry Grade 2-5)

Horner, Emily. A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend. 259p. CIP. Dial. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-8037-3420-3. LC 2009023820. (Fiction Grade 8 and up)

House, Silas. Eli the Good. 295p. CIP. Candlewick. 2009. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-0-7636-4341-6. LC 2009004589. (Fiction Grade 5-8)

Howe, James. Brontorina. 32p. Candlewick. August 2010. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2)

Hughes, Shirley. Don’t Want to Go! illus. by author. unpaged. Candlewick. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-7636-5091-9. LC number unavailable. (Preschool-K)

Iggulden,Conn. Tollins: Explosive Tales for Children. Illustrated by Lizzy Duncan. 176 p. Harper. 2009. (Fiction Grade 3-6)

*Isaacs, Anne. Dust Devil. illus. by Paul O. Zelinsky. unpaged. CIP. Random/Schwartz & Wade Bks. Sept. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-375-86722-4. LC 2009040877. (K-Grade 4)

Isadora, Rachel (retell.). 12 Days of Christmas. Putnam. (Pre-and up)

Jablonski, Carla. Resistance. Illustrated by Leland Purvis. 128 p. Roaring Brook/First Second. April 2010. (Graphic Novel Grade 7-10)

Jackson, Shelley. Mimi’s Dada Catifesto. 48p. Clarion. 2010. (Fiction Grade 1-4)

Jeffers, Oliver. Up and Down. unpaged. CIP. Philomel. Dec. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-399-25545-8. LC 2010011358. (Fiction, K-Grade 2)

Jenkins, Steve. Bones: Skeletons and How They Work. illus. by author. unpaged. Scholastic. Aug. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-545-04651-0. LC number unavailable. (Nonfiction Grade 3-6)

*Jenkins, Steve & Robin Page. How to Clean a Hippopotamus: A Look at Unusual Animal Partnerships. illus. by author. unpaged. further reading. Houghton Harcourt. May 2010. RTE $16. ISBN 978-0-547-24515-7. LC number unavailable. (Nonfiction K-Grade 3)x

Johnson, Dinah. Black Magic. Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. 32 p. Holt/Ottaviano.Feb. 2010. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2)x Pic/Multicultural?

Jones, Diana Wynne. Enchanted Glass. 304 p. Greenwillow. April 2010. (Fiction Grade 6-9)

Joosse, Barbara. Sleepover at Gramma’s House. 40p. Philomel. May 2010. (Fiction Pre-Grade 1)

Juster, Norton. The Odious Ogre. Illustrated by Jules Feiffer. Scholastic. (Pre-Grade 2)

Kaplan, Bruce Eric. Monsters Eat Whiny Children. illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. S & S. 2010. RTE $15.99. ISBN 978-1-4169-8689-8. LC 2008050434. (Preschool-Grade 3)

Karas, G. Brian. The Village Garage. Illustrated by the author. Ottaviano/Holt. 2010. (Fiction, Picture book, primary)

Karas, G. Brian. Young Zeus. illus. by author. 48p. Scholastic. Feb. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-439-72806-5. LC 2009010148. (Nonfiction Grade 3-6)

Kaye, Cathryn Berger. Going Blue: A Teen Guide to Saving Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, & Wetlands. with Philippe Cousteau & EarthEcho International. 151p. charts. diags. maps. further reading. index. Websites. CIP. Free Spirit. 2010. pap. $14.99. ISBN 978-1-57542-348-7. LC 2010016589. (Nonfiction, Grade 7 and up)

Kent, Trilby. Medina Hill. 176 p. Tundra. 2009 (Fiction Grade 6-9)

Kerley, Barbara. The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy). illus. by Edwin Fotheringham. unpaged. chron. notes. Scholastic. Jan. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-545-12508-6. LC 2009004752. (Fiction Grade 3-6)

Kessler, Jackie Morse. Hunger. 180p. Houghton/Graphia. 2010. pap. $8.99. ISBN 978-0-547-34124-8. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 8 and up)

Keyes, Pamela. The Jumbee. 385p. Dial. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-8037-3313-8. LC 2009040048. (Fiction, Grade 8 and up)

Khan, Rukhsana. Big Red Lollipop. 40p. Viking. March 2010. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2)x Pic/Multicultural

Kingworth, K. S. R. Secret Speakers and the Search for Selador's Gate. illus. by author. 475p. Rawle & Windsor. 2010. pap. $15.99. ISBN 978-0-9801303-5-5. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 8 and up)

Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody. The Reinvention of Moxie Roosevelt. 248p. CIP. Dial. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-8037-3303-9. LC 2009037939. (Fiction Grade 5-8)

Kimmelman, Leslie. The Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah. illus. by Paul Meisel. unpaged. glossary. CIP. Holiday House. Mar. 2010. Tr $16.95. ISBN 978-0-8234-1952-4. LC 2008048488. (Fiction Pre-Grade 3)

Klavan, Susan Kim and Laurence. City of Spies. Illustrated by Pascal Dizin. 172 p. Roaring Brook/First Second. May 2010. (Graphic Novel Grade 4-7)

Klise, Kate. Stand Straight, Ella Kate: The True Story of a Real Giant. Illustrated by M. Sarah Klise. 32p. Dial, 2010. (Biography K-Grade 3)

Koertge, Ron. Shakespeare Makes the Playoffs. 170 p. Candlewick. March 2010. (Fiction Middle School)

Kontis, Alethea. AlphaOops! H Is for Halloween. illus. by Bob Kolar. unpaged. CIP. Candlewick. 2010. RTE $15.99. ISBN 978-0-7636-3966-2. LC 2009014827. (K-Grade 3)

Krieg, Jim. Griff Carver, Hallway Patrol. 240p. Penquin/Razorbill. 2010. (Fiction Grade 4-7)

Krohn, Katherine. Stephenie Meyer: Dreaming of Twilight. Lifeline Biographies Series. 112p. Lerner/21st Century. (Grade 6-10)

Krull, Kathleen. Charles Darwin. 128pg. Viking. (Biography, Grade 5-8)

Krull, Kathleen. Kubla Kahn: The Emperor of Everything. Ilustrated by Robert Byrd. Viking. (Grade 3-6)

Krull, Kathleen & Paul Brewer. Lincoln Tells a Joke: How Laughter Saved the President (and the Country). illus. by Stacy Innerst. unpaged. bibliog. CIP. Harcourt. Apr. 2010. RTE $16. ISBN 978-0-15-206639-0. LC 2009024197. (Nonfiction Grade 1-4) (biography)x

Lagos, Alexander and Joseph. The Sons of Liberty, volume 1. Illustrated by Steve Walker and Oren Kramek. 176p. Random. 2010. (Fiction Grade 8-12)

Langrish, Katherine. The Shadow Hunt. 336p. Harper. June 2010. (Fiction Grade 6-9)

Larson, Hope. Mercury. illus. by author. 234p. S & S/Atheneum. Apr. 2010. pap. $9.99. ISBN 978-1-4169-3588-9. LC 2009903638. (Graphic Novels Grade 8 and up)

Lasky, Kathryn. Ashes. 320p. Viking. Feb. 2010. (Fiction Grade 6-12)

Law, Ingrid. Scrumble. 416pg. Dial. August 2010. ISBN 9780803733077. (Fiction Grade 5-8, companion book to Savvy)

Leck, James. The Adventures of Jack Lime. 128 p. Kids Can. Feb. 2010 (Fiction Grade 5-8)

Lee, Suzy. Shadow. illus. by author. unpaged. Chronicle. 2010. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-0-8118-7280-5. LC number unavailable. (Preschool-Grade 1)(wordless)

Levy, Debbie. The Year of Goodbyes: A True Story of Friendship, Family, and Farewells. 136p. photos. reprods. bibliog. chron. Hyperion/Disney. 2010. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-1-4231-2901-1. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 6-8)

Lichtenheld, Tom. Bridget’s Beret. Illustrated by author. 40 p. Holt/Christy Ottaviano. April 2010. (Fiction K-Grade 2)

**Lin, Grace. Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! illus. by author. 44p. CIP. Little, Brown. July 2010. Tr $14.99. ISBN 978-0-316-02452-5. LC 2009028701. (Fiction K-Grade 2)

*Lobel, Anita. Nini Lost and Found. 40pg. Knopf. September 2010. ISBN 9780375858802. (Preschool-Grade 2)

Lord, Cynthia. Touch Blue. Scholastic.

Lourie, Peter. Whaling Season: A Year in the Life of an Arctic Whale Scientist. 80p. (Scientists in the Field Series). photos. further reading. glossary. index. Web sites. CIP. Houghton. 2009. Tr $18. ISBN 978-0-618-77709-9. LC 2009018596. (Nonfiction Grade 4-8)

Lowry, Lois. The Birthday Ball. Illustrated by Jules Feiffer. 192 p. Houghton. April 2010. (Fiction Grade 3-5)

Luciani, Brigitte. The Meeting. Illustrated by Eve Tharlet. Translated by Carol Klio Burrell. 32 p. Lerner/Graphic Universe. April 2010. (Graphic Novel K-Grade 3)

*Macaulay, David. Built to Last. Houghton. (Nonfiction, Grade 5 and up)

MacLachlan, Patricia. Word after word after word. 128 p. HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen. June 2010. (Fiction Grade 2-5)

McAdoo, David. Red Moon. Cossack Comics. 2010. ISBN 9780615353241. (Graphic Novel, Grade 7-10)

McCarthy, Meghan. Pop!: The Invention of Bubble Gum. illus. by author. unpaged. photos. bibliog. CIP. S & S/Paula Wiseman Bks. May 2010. RTE $15.99. ISBN 978-1-4169-7970-8. LC 2008049272. (Nonfiction Grade 2-4)

McCarty, Peter. Henry in Love. illus. by author. unpaged. HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray. Jan. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-114288-8; PLB $17.89. ISBN 978-0-06-114289-5. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Pre-Grade 1)x Pic

McCaughrenn, Geraldine. The Death-Defying Pepper Roux. 336p. HarperCollins. Jan. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-183665-7; PLB $17.89. ISBN 978-0-06-183666-4. LC number unavailable (Fiction Grade 6-9)

McCully, Emily Arnold. The Secret Cave: Discovering Lascaux. Farrar. (Grade 1-4)

*McCully, Emily Arnold. Wonder Horse: The True Story of the World’s Smartest Horse. Illustrated by author. 32 p. Holt. June 2010. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2)

McGhee, Alison. Julia Gillian (and the Dream of the Dog). illus. by Drazen Kozjan. 327p. CIP. Scholastic. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-545-03351-0. LC 2009027129. (Fiction, Grade 4-6, series)

*McGowan, Anthony. The Knife That Killed Me. 224 p. Delacorte. April 2010. (Fiction Grade 10-12)

McMullan, Margaret. Sources of Light. 240p. Houghton Harcourt. 2010. Tr $15. ISBN 978-0-547-07659-1. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 7-10)

McQuinn, Anna. Lola Loves Stories. illus. by Rosalind Beardshaw. unpaged. CIP. Charlesbridge. July 2010. PLB $15.95. ISBN 978-1-58089-258-2; pap. $6.95. ISBN 978-1-58089-259-9. LC 2009026885. (Fiction Pre-Grade 1)

*Maccarone, Grace. Miss Lina’s Ballerinas. illus. by Christine Davenier. unpaged. Feiwel & Friends. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-312-38243-8. LC number unavailable. (Picture, Preschool-Grade 1)

Maccoll, Michaela. Prisoners in the Palace: How Victoria Became Queen with the Help of Her Maid, a Reporter, and a Scoundrel. 367p. CIP. Chronicle. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-8118-7300-0. LC 2010008257. (Fiction, Grade 7 and up)

Macken, JoAnn Early. Waiting Out the Storm. 32p. Candlewick. March 2010. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2)

Madigan, L.K. The Mermaid’s Mirror. 320p. Houghton. (Fiction, Grade 8-10)

*Marchetta, Melina. Finnikin of the Rock. 416p. maps. Candlewick. 2010. Tr $18.99. ISBN 978-0-7636-4361-4. LC 2009028046. (Fiction Grade 8 and up)

Marsden, Carolyn. Take Me With You. 176 p. Candlewick. March 2010. (Fiction Grade 4-7)

Martin, C.K. Kelly. The Lighter Side of Life and Death. 240 p. Random. May 2010. (Fiction Grade 9-12)

Mavor, Salley. Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes. Houghton.

Michaelis, Antonia. Dragons of Darkness. Translated by Anthea Bell. 568 p. Abrams. 2010. (Fiction Grade 9-12)

Milford, Kate. The Boneshaker. Illustrated by Andrea Offermann. 384p. Clarion. May 2010. (Fiction Grade 5-8)

Milgrim, David. Santa Duck and his Merry Helpers. Pyne. (Pre-Grade 1)

Millard, Glenda. A Small Free Kiss in the Dark. 176p. CIP. Holiday House. Mar. 2010. Tr $16.95. ISBN 978-0-8234-2264-7. LC 2009027212. (Fiction Grade 6-8)

Miller, Kirsten. The Eternal Ones. 432p. Penguin/Razorbill. Aug. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-1-59514-308-2. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 8 and up)

Mitchell, Don. Driven: A Photobiography of Henry Ford. 64p. photos. reprods. chron. further reading. index. Web sites. CIP. National Geographic. May 2010. Tr $18.95. ISBN 978-1-4263-0155-1; PLB $27.90. ISBN 978-1-4263-0156-8. LC 2009007136. (Nonfiction Grade 5-8)

Monninger, Joseph. Wish. 208pg. Delacorte. (Fiction, Grade 8-11)

**Montgomery, Sy. Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World’s Strangest Parrot. Illustrated by Nic Bishop. 80 p. Houghton. May 2010. (Nonfiction Grade 4-7)

Moriarty, Jaclyn. The Ghosts of Ashbury High. 480p. Levine. 2010. (Fiction young adult)

Morris, Gerald. The Legend of the King. Houghton.

Mucci, Tim and Homer. The Odyssey. Illustrated by Ben Caldwell and others. 128 p. Sterling. May 2010. (Graphic Novel Grade 5-8)

Mulligan, Andy . Trash . 233p. appendix. Random/David Fickling Bks . Oct. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-385-75214-5; PLB $19.99. ISBN 978-0-385-75215-2. LC number unavailable. (Grade 7-10)

Munro, Roxie. EcoMazes: Twelve Earth Adventures. illus. by author. unpaged. further reading. Web sites. CIP. Sterling. 2010. PLB $14.95. ISBN 978-1-4027-6393-9. LC 2009029102. (Non fiction Grade 2-4)

Murphy, Jim. The Crossing: How George Washington Saved the American Revolution. 96p. maps. reprods. bibliog. chron. index. notes. Websites. CIP. Scholastic. Dec. 2010. Tr $21.99. ISBN 978-0-439-69186-4. LC 2009011561. (Nonfiction, Grade 5-9)

Myers, Walter Dean. The Cruisers. 128p. Scholastic. (Fiction, Grade 5-8)

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Emily's Fortune. illus. by Ross Collins. 160p. CIP. Delacorte. June 2010. Tr $14.99. ISBN 978-0-385-73616-9; PLB $17.99. ISBN 978-0-385-90589-3. LC 2009013096. (Grade 3-6 Fiction)

*Nelson, Marilyn. Snook Alone. Illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering. 48p. Candlewick. September 2010. (Fiction K-Grade 3)

*Nelson, S. D. Black Elk's Vision: A Lakota Story. unpaged. maps. photos. reprods. bibliog. chron. index. notes. CIP. Abrams. 2010. RTE $19.95. ISBN 978-0-8109-8399-1. LC 2009009392. (Nonfiction Grade 3-6)x Muliticultural

*Neri, G. Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty. illus. by Randy DuBurke. 96p. Lee & Low. 2010. pap. $16.95. ISBN 978-1-58430-267-4. LC 2006017771. (Graphic Novel, Grade 7 and up)

Ness, Patrick. Monsters of Men. 608pg. Candlewick. September 2010. ISBN 9780763647513. (Fiction, Grade 9-12, trilogy)

Nolan, Han. Crazy. 352pg. Harcourt. September 2010. ISBN 9780152051099. (Fiction Grade 7-10)

Nolan, Janet. The Firehouse Light. illus. by Marie Lafrance. unpaged. CIP. Tricycle. 2010. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-1-58246-298-1. LC 2009007964. (Nonfiction, K-Grade 2)

Nye, Naomi Shihab, sel. Time You Let Me In: 25 Poets Under 25. 256p. CIP. HarperCollins/Greenwillow. Mar. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-189637-8; PLB $17.89. ISBN 978-0-06-189638-5. LC 2009019387. (Nonfiction Grade 9 and up)

O’Connor, Barbara. The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester. 168p. CIP. Farrar/Frances Foster Bks. Oct. 2010. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-0-374-36850-0. LC 2009019249. (Grade 4-7)

O'Connor, George. Athena: Grey-Eyed Goddess. illus. by author. 78p. bibliog. further reading. notes. Web sites. First Second/A Neal Porter Bk. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-1-59643-649-7; pap. $9.99. ISBN 978-1-59643-432-5. LC number unavailable. (Graphic Novel Grade 5-9)

O'Malley, Kevin. Animal Crackers Fly the Coop. illus. by author. unpaged. Walker. Apr. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-8027-9837-4; RTE $17.89. ISBN 978-0-8027-9838-1. LC 2009018188. (Fiction Grade 2-4)x Pic

Oppel, Kenneth. Half Brother. 375p. Scholastic. Sept. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-545-22925-8. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 7-11)

Orlev, Uri. The Song of the Whales. Translated by Hillel Halkin. 112 p. Houghton. April 2010. (Fiction Grade 5-8)

Otoshi, Kathryn. Zero. 32p. KO Kids. (Picture, Pre-Grade 3)

*Park, Linda Sue. A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story. 128p. CIP. Clarion. Nov. 2010. Tr $16. ISBN 978-0-547-25127-1. LC 2009048857. (Fiction, Grade 5-8)

Paschen, Elise, ed. Poetry Speaks Who I Am: poems of discovery, inspiration, independence, and everything else....246p. Sourcebooks/Jabberwocky. w/CD. illus. index. Sourcebooks/Jabberwocky. 2010. Tr $19.99. ISBN 978-1-4022-1074-7. LC number unavailable. (Poetry Grade 6-10)

Patt, Beverly. Best Friends Forever: A World War II Scrapbook. illus. by Shula Klinger. 92p. photos. reprods. bibliog. Web sites. CIP. Marshall Cavendish. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-7614-5577-6. LC 2008020875. (Fiction Grade 5-9)

Pearce, Jackson. Sisters Red. 326p. Little, Brown. June 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-316-06868-0. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 8 and up)

Peirce, Lincoln. Big Nate: In a Class by Himself. 214p. Harper. 2010. (Fiction Grade 3-6)

Pennypacker, Sara. Clementine, Friend of the Week. illus. by Marla Frazee. 176p. Hyperion
Disney. July 2010. RTE $14.99. ISBN 978-1-4231-1355-3. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 1-4)

*Perkins, Lyne Rae. As Easy As Falling Off the Face of the Earth. 352 p. Greenwillow. May 2010. (Fiction Grade 8-11)

Perkins, Mitali. Bamboo People. 272p. Charlesbridge. 2010. Tr $16.95. ISBN 978-1-58089-328-2. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 7-10)

Petersen, David Mouse Guard: Winter 1152 illus. by author. unpaged. map. Archaia Studios Press 2009. Tr $24.95. ISBN 978-1-932386-74-5. LC number unavailable. (Graphic Novel-Grade 5 and up)

Petrillo, Lisa. Sarah Palin. Political Profile Series. 112 p. Morgan Reynolds. 2009. (Nonfiction Grade 6-9)

Pike, Aprilynne. Spells. 368p. Harper. May 2010. (Fiction Grade 7-10)

Pinfold, Levi. The Django. Illustrated by author. 40 p. Candlewick/Templar. 2010. (Fiction K-Grade 2)x Pic

*Pinkey, Andrea Davis. Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down. illus. by Brian Pinkney. unpaged. photos. chron. further reading. Web sites. CIP. Little, Brown. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-316-07016-4. LC 2009019470. (Nonfiction Grade 3-6)x

Pratchett, Terry. I Shall Wear Midnight. 355p. appendix. HarperCollins/Harper. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-143304-7; PLB $17.89. ISBN 978-0-06-143305-4. LC 2010024442. (Fiction, Grade 7 and up)

Preller, James. Bystander. 226p. CIP. Feiwel & Friends. 2009. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-312-37906-3. LC 2008028554 (Fiction Grade 6-9)

Preller, James. A Pirate’s Guide to First Grade. illus. by Greg Ruth. unpaged. Feiwel & Friends. Aug. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-312-36928-6. LC number unavailable. (K-Grade 2)

Prelutsky, Jack. The Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns. illus. by Mary GrandPré. unpaged. w/CD. CIP. Knopf/Borzoi. 2010. Tr $19.99. ISBN 978-0-375-86458-2; PLB $22.99. ISBN 978-0-375-96458-9. LC 2009008734. (Nonficiton, Grade 1-7)

*Preus, Margi. Heart of a Samurai: Based on the True Story of Nakahama Manjiro. 301p. illus. reprods. bibliog. further reading. glossary. CIP. Abrams/Amulet. 2010. Tr $15.95. ISBN 978-0-8109-8981-8. LC 2009051634. (Fiction, Grade 5 and up)

Proimos, James. Todd's TV. illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Bks. May 2010. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-0-06-170985-2. LC 2009018507. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2)

Quick, Matthew. Sorta Like a Rock Star. 368p. Little, Brown. May 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-316-04352-6. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 8 and up)

Quintero,Sofia. Efrain’s Secret. 240 p. Knopf. April 2010. (Fiction Grade 8-11)

Raczka, Bob. Guyku: A Year of Haiku for Boys. illus. by Peter H. Reynolds. unpaged. Houghton Harcourt. Oct. 2010. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-0-547-24003-9. LC number unavailable. (Poetry, K-Grade 3)

Rainfield, Cheryl. Scars. 250p. Web sites. WestSide. 2010. Tr $16.95. ISBN 978-1-934813-32-4. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 9 and up)

Ramsey, Calvin Alexander. Ruth and the Green Book. with Gwen Strauss. illus. by Floyd Cooper. unpaged. CIP. Carolrhoda. 2010. RTE $16.95. ISBN 978-0-7613-5255-6; ebook $9.53. ISBN 978-0-7613-6218-0. LC 2009034284. (Grade 1-4)

Raschka, Chris. Little Black Crow. illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. S & S
Atheneum/Richard Jackson Bks. Aug. 2010. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-0-689-84601-4. LC 2009032110. (Fiction Pre-Grade 3)

Ray, Deborah Kogan. Dinosaur Mountain: Digging into the Jurassic Age. illus. by author. unpaged. charts. diags. maps. bibliog. glossary. CIP. Farrar/Frances Foster Bks. May 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-374-31789-8. LC 2008027877. (Nonfiction Grade 3-6)

Ray, Jane. The Dollhouse Fairy. 32p. Candlewick. 2010. (Pre-Grade 3)

Rayner, Catherine. Ernest, The Moose who Doesn’t Fit. Farrar. (Pre-Grade 1)

Read, Nicholas & Ian McAllister. The Salmon Bears: Giants of the Great Bear Rainforest. photos by Ian McAllister. 90p. maps. further reading. index. Web sites. CIP. Orca. 2010. Tr $18.95. ISBN 978-1-55469-205-7. LC 2009942216. (Nonfiction Grade 5-8)

*Reeve, Philip. Fever Crumb. 336p. Scholastic. Apr. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-545-20719-5. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 5-7)

Reichs, Kathy. Virals. 456p. Penguin/Razorbill. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-1-59514-342-6. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 6-10)

*Reinhardt, Dana. The Things a Brother Knows. 256p. CIP. Random/Wendy Lamb Bks. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-375-84455-3; PLB $19.99. ISBN 978-0-375-94455-0; ebook $16.99. ISBN 978-0-375-89762-7. LC 2009035867. (Fiction, Grade 8 and up)

*Renier, Aaron. The Unsinkable Walker Bean. 208p. Roaring Brook/First Second. September 2010. (Graphic Novel Grade 5-8)

*Resau, Laura. Star in the Forest. 160p. CIP. Delacorte. Mar. 2010. Tr $14.99. ISBN 978-0-385-73792-0; PLB $17.99. ISBN 978-0-385-90700-2. LC 2009003898. (Fiction Grade 4-6)

Rhodes, Jewell Parker. Ninth Ward. 217p. Little, Brown. Aug. 2010. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-0-316-04307-6. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 5-8)

Rich, Susan. Half-Minute Horrors. 143 p. HarperCollins. 2009. (Fiction Middle-High School)

Richards, Jame. Three Rivers Rising: A Novel of the Johnstown Flood. 304p. Knopf/Borzoi. Apr. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-375-85885-7; PLB $19.99. ISBN 978-0-375-95885-4. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 8 and up)

*Ries, Lori. Aggie the Brave. illus. by Frank W. Dormer. 48p. CIP. Charlesbridge. 2010. RTE $12.95. ISBN 978-1-57091-635-9. LC 2009026646. (K-Grade 2)

*Riordan, Rick. The Red Pyramid. Bk. 1. 528p. (Kane Series). Hyperion/Disney. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-1-4231-1338-6. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 4-9)

Rockliff, Mara. Get Real: What Kind of World Are You Buying? illus. by Ryan Hayes. 112p. illus. bibliog. further reading. index. Web sites. Running Pr. 2010. pap. $10.95. ISBN 978-0-7624-3745-0. LC 2009928293. (Nonfiction, Grade 6 and up)

Rodriguez, Béatrice. The Chicken Thief. illus. by author. unpaged. Enchanted Lion. 2010. Tr $14.95. ISBN 978-1-59270-092-9. LC number unavailable. (Preschool-Grade 1)

Rosa, Don. The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck, Volume 1. Illustrated by author. 112 p. Boom! Kids. 2010. (Graphic Novel Grade 5-8)

Rosen, Michael. Bear Flies High. illus. by Adrian Reynolds. unpaged. Bloomsbury. 2009. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-1-59990-386-6; RTE $17.89. ISBN 978-1-59990-387-3. LC 2008055015. (Fiction K-Grade 1)x Pic

Rostoker-Gruber, Karen. Bandit's Surprise. illus. by Vincent Nguyen. unpaged. CIP. Marshall Cavendish. 2010. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-0-7614-5623-0. LC 2009005954. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2) (graphic novel/picture)x

Roy, Jennifer. Mindblind. 256p. Marshall Cavendish. (Fiction, Grade 6-9)

*Rueda, Claudia. No. tr. from Spanish by Elisa Amado. illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. Groundwood. 2010. Tr $18.95. ISBN 978-0-88899-991-7. LC C2010-900619-4. (Preschool-K)

Rumford, James. Rain School. Illustrated by author. 32p. Houghton. (Picture book, Pre-Grade 2)

**Ryan, Pam Muñoz. The Dreamer. illus. by Peter Sís. 384p. Scholastic. Apr. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-439-26970-4. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 4-9)x fiction

Sachar, Louis. The Cardturner. 352p. Delacorte. May 2010. (Fiction Grade 9-12)

Aint-Exupery, Antoine de. The Little Prince. adapt. by Joann Sfar. tr. from French by Sarah Ardizzone. illus. by adapter. 112p. Houghton Harcourt. 2010. RTE $19.99. ISBN 978-0-547-33802-6. LC number unavailable. (Graphic Novel, Grade 5 and up)

Sales, Leila. Mostly Good Girls. 350p. S & S/Pulse. Oct. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-0679-7. LC 2010007190. (Grade 9-11)

Samuels, Barbara. The Trucker. illus. by author. unpaged. Farrar. June 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-374-37804-2. LC 2008029266. (Fiction Pre-Grade 1)

Sapet, Kerrily. John Lewis. Political Profile Series. 128 p. Morgan Reynolds. 2009. (Nonfiction Grade 6-9)

Say, Allen. The Boy in the Garden. 32pg. Houghton. October 2010. ISBN 978-0-547-21410-8. (Picture Book)

Schindler, Holly. A Blue So Dark. 288p. Flux. May 2010.(Fiction Grade 8-11)

*Schlitz, Laura Amy. The Night Fairy. illus. by Angela Barrett. 117p. CIP. Candlewick. 2010. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-0-7636-3674-6. LC 2008027659. (Fiction Grade 1-4)

Schoenherr, Ian. Don't Spill the Beans! illus. by author. unpaged. HarperCollins/Greenwillow. Mar. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-172457-2; PLB $17.89. ISBN 978-0-06-172458-9. LC 2008042363. (Fiction-Preschool)x Pic

Schories, Pat. When Jack Goes Out. illus. by author. unpaged. Boyds Mills. Feb. 2010. RTE $13.95. ISBN 978-1-59078-652-9. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2)(wordless, series)x Pic

Schrefer, Eliot. The Deadly Sister. 320p. Scholastic. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-545-16574-7. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 8 and up)

Schweizer, Chris. Crogan’s March. Illustrated by author. 208 p. Oni. 2009. (Graphic Novel Grade 7-12)

Scieszka, Jon & Francesco Sedita. Spaceheadz. Bk. 1. illus. by Shane Prigmore. 163p. (SPHDZ Series). S & S. 2010. Tr $14.99. ISBN 978-1-4169-7951-7. LC number unavailable. (Grade 3-5)

*Sedgwick, Marcus. Revolver. 160p. Roaring Brook. Apr. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-1-59643-592-6. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 7 and up)

*Seeger, Laura Vaccaro. What If? illus. by author. unpaged. Roaring Brook/A Neal Porter Bk. May 2010. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-1-59643-398-4. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Pre-Grade 1)

Sharpe, Leah Marinsky, retel. The Goat-Faced Girl: A Classic Italian Folktale. illus. by Jane Marinsky. unpaged. CIP. Godine. 2009. Tr $16.95. ISBN 978-1-56792-393-3. LC 2009022383. (Nonfiction-Grade 2-4)

Shakespeare, William and others. The Tempest: Graphic Novel Original Text. Illustrated by Jon Hayward. 144 p. Classical Comics. 2009. (Graphic Novel Grade 7-12)

Shea, Bob. Oh, Daddy! illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray. May 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-173080-1. LC 2009020525. (Fiction Pre-Grade 1)

Sheinkin, Steve. The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism, & Treachery. 352p. bibliog. notes. Roaring Brook/Flash Point. Nov. 2010. Tr $18.99. ISBN 978-1-59643-486-8. LC number unavailable. (Nonfiction, Grade 7 and up)

Shelton, Paula Young. Child of the Civil Rights Movement. Illustrated by Raul Colon. 40 p. Random/Shwartz & Wade. 2009. (Nonfiction Grade 2-4)x

Sherrard, Valerie. Tumbleweed Skies. 153p. Fitzhenry & Whiteside. June 2010. (Fiction Grade 3-6)

Shiga, Jason. Meanwhile. 80p. Abrams/Amulet. March 2010. (Graphic Novel Grade 4-9)

Shimko, Bonnie. The Private Thoughts of Amelia E. Rye. 192 p. Farrar. May 2010. (Fiction Grade 5-8)

Shulman, Polly. The Grimm Legacy. 326p. CIP. Putnam. July 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-399-25096-5. LC 2009028919. (Fiction Grade 6-9)

Sidman, Joyce. Dark Emperors and other Poems of the Night. 32p. Houghton. September 2010. (Nonfiction Grade 3-6)

Sidman, Joyce. Dark Emperor & Other Poems of the Night. Illustrated by Rick Allen. 32pg. Houghton. September 2010. ISBN 978-0-547-15228-8. (Poetry, Primary-Intermediate)

**Sidman, Joyce. Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature's Survivors. illus. by Beckie Prange. unpaged. chron. glossary. Houghton. Apr. 2010. RTE $17. ISBN 978-0-618-71719-4. LC number unavailable. (Nonfiction Grade 1-6)x

Silberberg, Alan. Milo: Sticky Notes and Brain Freeze. illus. by author. 288p. S & S/Aladdin. Sept. 2010. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-1-4169-9430-5. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 5-8)

Silvey, Anita. Henry Knox: Bookseller, Soldier, Patriot. 40p. Clarion. (Nonfiction, Grade 2-5)

**Singer, Marilyn. Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse. illus. by Josée Masse. unpaged. Dutton. Mar. 2010. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-0-525-47901-7. LC number unavailable. (Nonfiction-Grade 3-6) (poetry/info)x

Sirvaitis, Karen. Danica Patrick: Racing’s Trailblazer. Lifeline Biographies Series. 112p. Lerner/21st Century. (Grade 6-10)

Smith, Andrew. The Marbury Lens. 368p. Feiwel and Friends. (Fiction, Grade 10-12)

*Smith, Charles R. Black Jack: The Ballad of Jack Johnson. Illustrated by Shane W. Evans. 40 p. Roaring Brook/Neal Porter. June 2010. (Picture book Biography in verse, Grade 1-3)

Smith, Lane. It’s a Book. illus. by author. unpaged. Roaring Brook. Aug. 2010. Tr $12.99. ISBN 978-1-59643-606-0. LC number unavailable. (Grade 3-5)

Snyder, Laurel. Penny Dreadful. Illustrated by Abigal Halpin. 320p. Random. (Fiction, Grade 3-6)

Spratt, R.A. The Adventures of Nanny Piggins. Illustrated by Dan Santat. 256pg. Little Brown. August 2010. ISBN 9780316068192. (Fiction Grade 3-6)

Stanley, Diane. Saving Sky. 208p. Stanley. September 2010. (Fiction Grade 5-8)

Stone, Tanya Lee. The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie: A Doll’s History and Her Impact on Us. 136p. photos. bibliog. index. notes. Viking. Oct. 2010. Tr $19.99. ISBN 978-0-670-01187-2. LC number unavailable. (Nonfiction, Grade 6 and up)

Stratton, Allan. Borderline. 320p. HarperTeen. Mar. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-145111-9; PLB $17.89. ISBN 978-0-06-145112-6. LC number unavailable. (Fiction YA)

*Stroud, Jonathan. The Ring of Solomon: A Bartimaeus Novel. 398p. Hyperion/Disney. 2010. RTE $17.99. ISBN 978-1-4231-2372-9. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 6 and up)

Sonneborn, Liz. The End of Apartheid in South Africa. Milestones in Modern World History series. 128p. Chelsea House. 2010. (Nonfiction Grade 8-12)

Sonnenblick, Jordan. After Ever After. 272p. CIP. Scholastic. Feb. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-439-83706-4. LC 2009010430. (Fiction Grade 6-9)

Springer, Nancy. The Case of the Gypsy Good-Bye. 176p. Philomel. May 2010. (Fiction Grade 6-9)

*Springstubb, Tricia. What Happened on Fox Street. 218pg. Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins. September 2010. ISBN 978-0-06-198635-2. (Fiction, Intermediate)

Stampler, Ann Redisch. The Rooster Prince of Breslov. Illustrated by Eugene Yelchin. Clarion. (Grade 1-3)

Standiford, Natalie. Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters. 320p. Scholastic. Sept. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-545-10710-5. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 9 and up)

*Stork, Francisco X. The Last Summer of the Death Warriors. 352 p. Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine. March 2010. (Fiction Grade 8-12)

Summers, Courtney. Fall for Anything. 240p. St.Matin’s/Griffin. January 2011. (Fiction, Grade 9-12)

Summers, Courtney. Some Girls Are. 256p. St. Martin's/Griffin. 2010. pap. $9.99. ISBN 978-0-312-57380-5. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 9 and up)

Tashjian, Janet. My Life as a Book. Illustrated by Jake Tashjian. 224pg. Holt/Christy Ottoviano. 2010. ISBN 9780805089035. (Fiction, Grade 4-7)

Tavares, Matt. Henry Aaron's Dream. illus. by author. unpaged. bibliog. Candlewick. Jan. 2010. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-0-7636-3224-3. LC 2008037417. (Nonfiction-Grade3-5)

Taylor, Sarah Stewart. Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean. Illustrated by Ben Towle. 96 p. Hyperion. 2010. (Graphic Novel Grade 4-7)

Teague, David. Franklin’s Big Dreams. Illustrated by Boris Kulikov. 40p. Hyperion. August 2010. (Fiction Pre-Grade 1)

Tennapel, Doug. Ghostopolis. illus. by author. 288p. Scholastic/Graphix. July 2010. Tr $24.99. ISBN 978-0-545-21027-0; pap. $14.99. ISBN 978-0-545-21028-7. LC number unavailable. (Graphic Novel Grade 7 and up)

Thompson, Kate. The White Horse Trick. 405pg. Greenwillow. September 2010. ISBN 978-0-06-200416-1. (Fiction, Middle-High School, trilogy)

Thomson, Bill. Chalk. illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. Marshall Cavendish. 2010. RTE $15.99. ISBN 978-0-7614-5526-4. LC 2009014141. (Fiction Pre-Grade 4) (wordless)x Pic

Thor, Annika. A Faraway Island. Translated from the Swedish by Linda Schenck. 248 p. Delacorte. 2009. (Fiction, Intermediate-Middle School)

*Tomlinson, Heather. Toads and Diamonds. 288 p. Holt. April 2010. (Fiction Grade 8-12)

Tunnell, Michael O. Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift’s “Chocolate Pilot”. 120p. Charlesbridge. July 2010. (Biography Grade 4-7)

Turner, Glennette Tilley. Fort Mose: And the Story of the Man Who Built the First Free Black Settlement in Colonial America. 48p. Abrams. (Biography, Grade 7-10)

**Turner, Megan Whalen. A Conspiracy of Kings. 336p. CIP. HarperCollins/Greenwillow. Apr. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-187093-4; PLB $17.89. ISBN 978-0-06-187094-1. LC 2009023052. (Fiction Grade 7 and up)(part of a series)

Twintig, Gus. The Clock Without a Face. 34p. McSweeney’s. 2010.(Fiction/Mystery Grade 4-8)

Underwood, Deborah. The Quiet Book. illus. by Renata Liwska. unpaged. Houghton. Apr. 2010. RTE $12.95. ISBN 978-0-547-21567-9. LC number unavailable. (Fiction K-Grade 1)

Ungerer, Tomi. Otto: The Autobiography of a Teddy Bear. Illustrated by author. 36p. Phaidon. (Fiction, Grade 1-3)

Urbigkit, Cat. Path of the Pronghorn. photos by Mark Gocke. 32p. map. bibliog. Boyds Mills. 2010. Tr $17.95. ISBN 978-1-59078-756-4. LC number unavailable. (Nonfiction, Grade 4-8)

Vanderpool, Clare. Moon over Manifest. 368p. Delacorte. (Fiction, Grade 5-8)

Vernick, Audrey. She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story. illus. by Don Tate. 32p. CIP. HarperCollins/Collins. Nov. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-134920-1. LC 2009035010. (Grade 2-4, Nonfiction)

Voake, Steve. Insect Detective. illus. by Charlotte Voake. unpaged. index. CIP. Candlewick. 2010. RTE $16.99. ISBN 978-0-7636-4447-5. LC 2009011152. (Non-fiction K-Grade 3)

Waddell, Martin. Captain Small Pig. Illustrated by Susan Varley. 32 p. Peachtree. March 2010. (Fiction Pre-K)x Pic

Walker, Sally M. Frozen Secrets: Antarctica Revealed. 104p. chart. diags. illus. maps. photos. bibliog. further reading. glossary. index. notes. Web sites. CIP. Carolrhoda. 2010. PLB $20.95. ISBN 978-1-58013-607-5; ebook $11.78. ISBN 978-0-7613-6222-7. LC 2009034282. (Nonfiction, Grade 5-9)

Walsh Pat. The Crowfield Curse. 336p. glossary. Scholastic/Chicken House. Sept. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-545-22922-7. LC number unavailable. (Fiction, Grade 5-8)

Ward, Rachel. Numbers. 336p. CIP. Scholastic/Chicken House. Feb. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-545-14299-1. LC 2008055440. (Fiction Grade 8-10)

Washington, Donna. Li’l Rabbit’s Kwanzaa. Illustrated by Shane W. Evans. HarperColins/Tegen. (K-Grade 1)

Watson, Wendy. Bedtime Bunnies. illus. by author. unpaged. Clarion. 2010. RTE $16. ISBN 978-0-547-22312-4. LC number unavailable. (Picture, Preschool-Grade 1)

Watts, Irene N. No Moon. 240 p. Tundra. April 2010. (Fiction Grade 6-8)

Weaver, Janice. Hudson. Illustrated by David Craig. 64p. Tundra. September 2010. (Biography Grade 3-6)

Weeks, Sarah. Woof: A Love Story. illus. by Holly Berry. unpaged. CIP. HarperCollins/Laura Geringer Bks. 2009. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-025007-2. LC 2006022295. (Fiction-K-Grade 2)x Pic

Weing, Drew. Set to Sea. Illustrated by author. 144p. Fantagraphics. (Fable, Grade 8-12)

Weitzman, David. Skywalkers. 128p. Roaring Brook/Flash Point. (Nonfiction, Grade 7-10)

Wells, Robert E. Why do Elephants Need the Sun? Illustrated by author. 32p. Albert Whitman. (Picture, Grade 2-4)

Werlin, Nancy. Extraordinary. 393p. CIP. Dial. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-8037-3372-5. LC 2010002086. (Grade 8 and up)

*Wiesner, David. Art & Max. illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. Clarion. Oct. 2010. RTE $17.99. ISBN 978-0-618-75663-6. LC 2010005205. (K-Grade 4)

*Wiles, Deborah. Countdown. 377 p. Scholastic. 2010. (Historical Fiction ?)

Williams, Gabrielle. Beatle Meets Destiny. 336p. Marshall Cavendish. (Romantic Fiction, Grade 8-12)

Williams, Karen Lynn. A Beach Tail. illus. by Floyd Cooper. unpaged. Boyds Mills. 2010. RTE $17.95. ISBN 978-1-59078-712-0. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2)x Pic

Williams, Sarah DeFord. Palace Beautiful. 240p. CIP. Putnam. Apr. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-399-25298-3. LC 2009003213. (Fiction Grade 6-9)

**William-Garcia, Rita. One Crazy Summer. 218p. CIP. HarperCollins/Amistad. 2010. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-0-06-076088-5; PLB $16.89. ISBN 978-0-06-076089-2. LC 2009009293. (Fiction Grade 4-7)

*Willems, Mo. City Dog, Country Frog. illus. by Jon J Muth. unpaged. Hyperion. June 2010. RTE $17.99. ISBN 978-1-4231-0300-4. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2)

*Willems, Mo. Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion. 52pg. Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins. October 2010. ISBN 9780061929571. (Preschool-Grade 1)

Willems, Mo. We Are in a Book! illus. by author. 57p. (An Elephant & Piggie Book). Hyperion. 2010. Tr $8.99. ISBN 978-1-4231-3308-7. LC number unavailable. (Preschool-Grade 2)

Wing, Natasha. An Eye for Color: The Story of Josef Albers. Illustrated by Julia Breckenreid. 40 p. Holt. 2009. (Nonfiction Primary-Intermediate)(biography)x

Winter, Jeanette. Biblioburro: A True Story from Columbia. Illustrated by the author. 32p. Simon & Schuster/Beach Lane. June 2010. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2)

Winter, Jonah. Here Comes the Garbage Barge! illus. by Red Nose Studio. unpaged. CIP. Random/Schwartz & Wade Bks. Feb. 2010. PLB $17.99. ISBN 978-0-375-95218-0. LC 2008040709. (Fiction-K-Grade 2)x Pic

Wiviott, Meg. Benno and the Night of Broken Glass. illus. by Josée Bisaillon. unpaged. CIP. Lerner/Kar-Ben. 2010. RTE $17.95. ISBN 978-0-8225-9929-6; pap. $7.95. ISBN 978-0-8225-9975-3. LC 2008033482. (Fiction Grade 3-5)

Wolf, Sallie. The Robin Makes a Laughing Sound: A Birder's Journal. illus. by author. 43p. further reading. Web sites. CIP. Charlesbridge. 2010. RTE $11.95. ISBN 978-1-58089-318-3. LC 2008007248. (Nonfiction Grade 4-8)

Wood, Maryrose. The Mysterious Howling. Bk. 1. illus. by Jon Klassen. 267p. (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place Series). CIP. HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray. 2010. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-0-06-179105-5. LC 2009024256. (Fiction Grade 5-8)

Woodson, Jacqueline. Pecan Pie Baby. Illustrated by Sophie Blackall. Putnam.

Wooldridge, Connie Nordhielm. The Brave Escape of Edith Warton. 192p. Clarion. (Nonfiction, Grade 7-10)

Yancey, Rick. The Curse of the Wendigo. 448 p. S&S. (Fiction, Grade 9-12)

Yates, Louise. Dog Loves Books. illus. by author. unpaged. CIP. Knopf/Borzoi. 2010. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-375-86449-0; PLB $19.99. ISBN 978-0-375-96449-7. LC 2009011097. (Preschool-Grade 1)

Yolen, Jane. All Star!: Honus Wagner and the Most Famous Baseball Card Ever. illus. by Jim Burke. unpaged. CIP. Philomel. Mar. 2010. RTE $15.99. ISBN 978-0-399-24661-6. LC 2009015066. (Nonfiction Grade 2-5) (biography)x

Yolen, Jane. Elsie's Bird. illus. by David Small. unpaged. CIP. Philomel. Sept. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-399-25292-1. LC 2009041079. (Grade 1-4)

Yolen, Jane. Lost Boy: The Story of the Man Who Created Peter Pan. illus. by Steve Adams. unpaged. CIP. Dutton. Aug. 2010. RTE $17.99. ISBN 978-0-525-47886-7. LC 2009024697. (Nonfiction Grade 3-5)

Yolen, Jane and Andrew Fusek Peters. Switching on the Moon. Illustrated by G. Brian Karas. Candlewick. (Pre-Grade 3)

Yolleck, Joan. Paris in the Spring with Picasso. Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman. 40 p. Random/Schwartz & Wade. 2010. (Fiction K-Grade 3)xPic

Young, Jeff C. Joe Biden.(Political Profile Series). 112 p. Morgan Reynolds. 2009 (Nonfiction Grade 6-9)

Yovanoff, Brenna. The Replacement. 352p. Penguin/Razorbill. (Fictiom, Grade 9-12)

Zafon, Carlos Ruiz. The Prince of Mist. tr. from Spanish by Lucia Graves. 208p. Little, Brown. 2010. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-316-04477-6. LC number unavailable. (Fiction Grade 5-8)

Zalben, Jane Breskin. Baby Shower. 32 p. Roaring Brook/Neal Porter. March 2010. (Fiction Pre-Grade 2)Pic