A 2008 TBR

(To be read)

Briefly compiled from the award lists (mostly) and other sources of buzzworthy youth books in 2007. All together now: you haven’t READ that yet? No; I haven’t read that yet.

Sis, Peter – The Wall

Curtis, Christopher – Elijah of Buxton

Freedman, Russell – Who Was First?

Thompson, Kate – The New Policeman

Downham, Jenny – Before I Die

Schmidt, Gary – The Wednesday Wars

Selznick, Brian – The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Brooks, Martha – Mistik Lake

Dowd, Siobhan – A Swift Pure Cry

Hemphill, Stephanie – Your Own, Sylvia

Lanagan, Margo – Red Spikes

McCaughrean, Geraldine – The White Darkness

Tarshis, Lauren – Emma Jean Lazarus Fell Out Of A Tree

Knox, Elizabeth – Dreamquake

Wilce, Ysabeau – Flora Segunda

Woodson, Jacqueline – Feathers

Bernier-Grand, Carmen – Frida: Viva La Vida!

Willems, Mo – There Is A Bird On Your Head!

Polly, Matthew – American Shaolin

Ruff, Matt – Bad Monkeys

Clarke, Judith – One Whole and Perfect Day

Jenkins, A.M. – Repossessed

Beah, Ishmael – A Long Way Gone

Jones, Lloyd – Mister Pip

Landy, Derek – Skullduggery Pleasant

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2 responses to “A 2008 TBR

  1. But you *have* read McCaughrean’s The White Darkness. It was your rec made me read it back in November of 2006.

  2. I can only think that it must have been another book, or another person’s rec; that’s a book I know I wouldn’t have read and forgotten.

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