As we enter the last stretch of summer before school starts again, we present our big annual book list — and this year, we're focusing on great reads for kids. More than 2, of you replied, giving us hundreds and hundreds of titles to consider. So we turned to our expert panel read more about them — and their Newbery honors!
Friedman Family Foundation. Many organizations end the year with a "best of" list of young adult books. View this year's winners below.
But the 21st century has been a particularly fruitful time of fantasy literature, with J. Many readers have worked their way back from movies like the Lord of the Rings franchise or TV series like Game of Thrones to their fantasy novel origins, seeking out new authors after devouring J. Storm Front by Jim Butcher Jim Butcher layers fantasy elements on top of hardboiled mysteries, following magician-for-hire and Chicago P.
Germaine Greer turns Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield Doubleday The follow-up to the bestselling The Thirteenth Tale is a hugely pleasurable 19th-century mystery combining folklore and scientific discovery, set around the Thames. Non- fiction Quicksand Tales: The Misadventures of Keggie Carew Canongate Carew, the author of Dadlandwhich won the Costa biography award, returns with an account of her most humiliating, awkward, funny moments.
The author of Far Rockaway lists 10 swashbuckling tales of derring-do that carried him off to the 'isle of story'. Bedtime stories are part of the fabric of life, says Jasper Fforde. A surprising number of authors choose not to use their real name when they publish their books.
The books, recommended for those agesmeet the criteria of both good quality literature and appealing reading for teens. The list comprises a wide range of genres and styles, including contemporary realistic fiction that reflects the diversity of the teen experience, nonfiction that brings to teens an awareness of the world they live in and its history, and fantastical stories told in both narrative and graphic formats. The committee also selected a Top 10 list.
To vote on existing books from the list, beside each book there is a link vote for this book clicking it will add that book to your votes. To vote on books not in the list or books you couldn't find in the list, you can click on the tab add books to this list and then choose from your books, or simply search. Discover new books on Goodreads.
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Oh, I love lists! But when a decade comes to a close, you have the opportunity of a lifetime to make an extra-special, super-significant if only to me: BIG book list. I do hope this inspires you to go back and dig these lovelies up, and also to think about what books would end up not just on your end of year list, but on your fav books of the DECADE.