Monday, January 24, 2011

SLJ's Battle of the Kids Books 2011

Educating Alice just announced the list of 16 contenders for the 2011 School Library Journal's Battle of the Kids Books:

  1. AS EASY AS FALLING OFF THE FACE OF THE EARTH by Lynn Rae Perkins
  2. THE CARDTURNER by Louis Sachar
  3. A CONSPIRACY OF KINGS by Megan Whalen Turner
  4. COUNTDOWN by Deborah Wiles
  5. THE DREAMER by Pam Munoz Ryan
  6. THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE BARBIE by Tanya Lee Stone
  7. HEREVILLE: HOW MIRKA GOT HER SWORD by Barry Deutsch
  8. KEEPER by Kathi Appelt
  9. THE ODYSSEY by Gareth Hinds
  10. ONE CRAZY SUMMER by Rita Williams-Garcia
  11. THE RING OF SOLOMON by Jonathan Stroud
  12. SUGAR CHANGED THE WORLD by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos
  13. A TALE DARK AND GRIMM by Adam Gidwitz
  14. THEY CALLED THEMSELVES THE K.K.K. by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
  15. TRASH by Andy Mulligan
  16. WILL GRAYSON, WILL GRAYSON by John Green and David Levithan
I have some personal favorites that I'll be pulling for...how about you?

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