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Booklist: NYPL Books for the Teen Age 2007

The New York Public Library has announced the Books for the Teen Age 2007.
If a title is bold, then I've read it.

Note: Section names are theirs, not mine.

Chick Lit
Reality Chick by Lauren Barnholdt
Sweet 16 by Kate Brian
How to Be Popular by Meg Cabot
The Queen of Cool by Cecil Castellucci
Two Steps Forward by Rachel Cohn
True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet by Lola Douglas

My Almost Epic Summer by Adele Griffin
You're the Best! edited by Belinda Hollyer
ttfn by Lauren Myracle

Klepto by Jenny Pollack
Queen B by Laura Peyton Roberts
Good Girls by Laura Ruby
Goy Crazy by Melissa Schorr
Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard
Haters by Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez

The Candy Darlings by Christine Walde
Pop! by Aury Wallington
Girls Most Likely by Sheila Williams

Avalon High by Meg Cabot
Ithaka by Adele Geras
Twice Told with many authors and illustrations
Devilish by Maureen Johnson
Ophelia by Lisa Klein
Marly's Ghost by David Levithan

Fly on the Wall by E. Lockhart
Cyrano by Geraldine McCaughrean
First Impressions by Marilyn Sachs

Dudes, Punks, Playas, Guys, Etc.
The Killer's Tears by Anne-Laure Bondoux
My Dad's a Punk edited by Tony Bradman
Travis and Freddy's Adventures in Vegas by Paul Hoppe and Henry Johnson
The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy & Goth Girl by Barry Lyga
King Dork by Frank Portman
Just in Case by Meg Rosoff

Vandal by Michael Simmons
Notes from the Midnight Driver by Jordan Sonnenblick
Three Songs for Courage by Maxine Trottier
No Right Turn by Terry Trueman

God Only Knows
sun moon stars rain by Jan Cheripko
A Friend at Midnight by Caroline B. Cooney
A Very Fine Line by Julie Johnston
Sins of the Fathers by Chris Lynch
How It's Done by Christine Kole MacLean
A Brief Chapter in My Impossible Life by Dana Reinhardt
Blind Faith by Ellen Wittlinger

Get Me Outta This Place
Tallulah Falls by Christine Fletcher
Endgame by Nancy Garden
The Throwaway Piece by Jo Ann Hernández
Semiprecious by D. Anne Love
Returnable Girl by Pamela Lowell
Out of Patience by Brian Meehl
But I Don't Want to Be a Movie Star by Margaret Pinder
Runaway by Wendelin Van Draanen
Forbidden by Judy Waite

Hookups, Heartaches, True Love
The Making of Dr. Truelove by Derrick Barnes
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini
When It Happens by Susane Colasanti
The Melting Season by Celeste Conway
Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
Rewind by Laura Dower
Beating Heart by A.M. Jenkins
Inside the Mind of Gideon Rayburn by Sarah Miller
The Hookup Artist by Tucker Shaw
Enthusiasm by Polly Shulman

Accidental Love by Gary Soto
A Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl by Tanya Lee Stone
You, Maybe by Rachel Vail

Playing It Cool by Joaquin Dorfman
Nothing but the Truth by Justina Chen Headley
Dirty Liar by Brian James

Wait for Me by An Na
Paranoid Park by Blake Nelson
The Taker by J.M. Steele

Novels in Verse
Psyche in a Dress by Francesca Lia Block
The Braid by Helen Frost
By the River by Steven Herrick
Buried by Ellen Hopkins
Ludie's Life by Cynthia Rylant
The Geography of Girlhood by Kirsten Smith

Parents from Hell
Invisible Threads by Annie and Maria Dalton
Circle the Soul Softly by Davida Wills Hurwin
Buried by Robin Merrow MacCready
Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta
The Possibility of Fireflies by Dominique Paul
The Rules of Survival by Nancy Werlin

Dead & Relatively Dead Relatives
Stay With Me by Garret Freymann-Weyr
Life As I Knew It by Randi Hacker
Street Love by Walter Dean Myers
Mismatch by Lensey Namioka
Prom Anonymous by Blake Nelson

Road Trip
All the Way by Andy Behrens
Ask Me No Questions by Marina Budhos
Hit The Road by Caroline B. Cooney
I is Someone Else by Patrick Cooper
The After Life by Daniel Ehrenhaft
Destination Unexpected edited by Donald R. Gallo
An Abundance of Katherines by John Green

Skate by Michael Harmon
Long Gone Daddy by Helen Hemphill
White Time by Margo Lanagan
The Pull of the Ocean by Jean-Claude Mourlevat
Tripping to Somewhere by Kristopher Reisz
Sparrow by Sherri L. Smith

To Be Continued
Wolfcry by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
Crispin: At the Edge of the World by Avi
Private by Kate Brian
Sand Dollar Summer by Kimberly K. Jones
Drawing the Ocean by Carolyn MacCullough
Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life by Wendy Mass
After the Wreck, I Picked Myself Up, Spread My Wings, and Flew Away by Joyce Carol Oates

Maybe by Brent Runyon
Listen! by Stephanie S. Tolan

Risky Business
Rush Hour, Volume 4 edited by Michael Cart
What Are You Afraid Of? edited by Donald R. Gallo
The Dreams Where the Losers Go by Beth Goobie
All Sleek and Skimming edited by Lisa Heggum
Easy by Kerry Cohen Hoffmann
Rx by Tracy Lynn
The Wish House by Celia Rees
Skin by Adrienne Maria Vrettos
Story of a Girl by Sara Zarr

To Be Continued
Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony by Eoin Colfer
Among the Free by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Voyage of Slaves by Brian Jacques
French Kiss by Sarra Manning
Dragon's Fire by Anne and Todd McCaffrey
Sir Thursday by Garth Nix
His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik
Infernal Devices by Philip Reeve
The Moneylender's Daughter by V. A. Richardson
Boudica by Manda Scott
Duckling Ugly by Neal Shusterman
The Choice by Gloria Skurzynski
The Sleeper Conspiracy: Sleeper Code by Tom Sniegoski
Ptolemy's Gate by Jonathan Stroud
The Midnighters: Blue Noon by Scott Westerfeld
Specials by Scott Westerfeld
The Hollywood Sisters: Backstage Pass by Mary Wilcox

What's So Funny?
King of the Creeps by Steven Banks
The Joys of Engrish by Steven Caires
The Acme Catalog by Charles Carney
The Adventures of Michael MacInnes by Jeff Carney
Fluffy Humpy Poopy Puppy by Charles S. Anderson, Anderson Design Co., and Michael J. Nelson
The Pirates by Gideon Defoe
Stuff on My Cat by Mario Garza and company
Born to Rock by Gordon Korman
Peeps by Mark Masyga
Johnny and the Dead by Terry Pratchett
The Actual Real Reality of Jennifer James by Gillian Shields
Bad Girls, Bad Girls, Whatcha Gonna Do? by Cynthia Voigt

Word on the Street
Tyrell by Coe Booth
My Lost and Found Life by Melodie Bowsher
Saint Iggy by K.L. Going
Harlem Hustle by Janet McDonald
A Different Kind of Heat by Antonio Pagliarulo
Hip-Hop High School by Alan Lawrence Sitomer
Behind the Eyes by Francisco X. Stork
Street Pharm by Allison van Diepen, Allison
Rooftop by Paul Volponi
Sweet Thang by Allison Whittenberg

Who Dunnit?
Behind the Curtain by Peter Abrahams
Killing a Stranger by Jane A. Adams
Gilda Joyce by Jennifer Allison
Desert Crossing by Elise Broach
Grooves by Kevin Brockmeier
The Road of the Dead by Kevin Brooks
Size 12 is Not Fat by Meg Cabot
Things Hoped for by Andrew Clements
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with illustrations by Pam Smy
Vanishing Act by John Feinstein
The Christopher Killer by Alane Ferguson
The Fourth Bear by Jasper Fforde
Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
What Happened to Cass McBride? by Gail Giles
Chasing the Jaguar by Michele Domínguez Greene
The Pluto Project by Melissa Glenn Haber
Grand & Humble by Brent Hartinger
Snatched by Pete Hautman and Mary Logue
Shock Point by April Henry
Bad Kitty by Michele Jaffe
Lulu Dark and the Summer of the Fox by Bennett Madison
The Murder of Bindy Mackenzie by Jaclyn Moriarty

The Night My Sister Went Missing by Carol Plum-Ucci
Blackthorn Winter by Kathryn Reiss
Ghost Soldiers by Justin Richards
The Raven League by Bill McCay and Alex Simmons
The Rise of Lubchenko by Michael Simmons
The Silent Room by Walter Sorrells
The Case of the Missing Marquess by Nancy Springer
Murder on the Ridge by Ted Stenhouse
Cathy's Book by Sean Stewart and Jordan Weisman
Montmorency and the Assassins by Eleanor Updale

The A-List: Adult Novels for Teens
Becoming Abigail by Chris Abani
We Are All Welcome Here by Elizabeth Berg
The Flamenco Academy by Sarah Bird
A Sound Like Thunder by Sonny Brewer
Every Visible Thing by Lisa Carey
One Mississippi by Mark Childress
JPod by Douglas Coupland
Plume by Kavita Daswani and Paris Salaam
The Long Run by Leo Furey
Intuition by Allegra Goodman
Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow by Faïza Guene
Angel of Harlem by Kuwana Haulsey
Model Student by Robin Hazelwood
Love in the Present Tense by Catherine Ryan Hyde
Carry Me Down by M. J. Hyland
Born Again by Kelly Kerney
The Book of Bright Ideas by Sandra Kring
Wolf Boy by Evan Kuhlman
The Girls by Lori Lansens
Charmed Thirds by Megan McCafferty
Eye Contact by Cammie McGovern
Secondhand World by Katherine Min
Cage of Stars by Jacquelyn Mitchard
B-Mother by Maureen O'Brien
The Big Shuffle by Laura Pedersen
Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl
Secret Society Girl by Diana Peterfreund
The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult
The World Made Straight by Ron Rash
Firefly Cloak by Sheri Reynolds
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
Aftermath by Brian Shawver
History Lesson for Girls by Aurelie Sheehan
The Man of My Dreams by Curtis Sittenfeld
Get Down by Asali Solomon
Any Bitter Thing by Monica Wood
Winter's Bone by Daniel Woodrell

Back in the Day
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing: Traitor to the Nation by M. T. Anderson
Angelmonster by Veronica Bennett

London Calling by Edward Bloor
Star-Crossed by Linda Collison
The Loud Silence of Francine Green by Karen Cushman
The Queen's Soprano by Carol Dines
Prison Ship by Paul Dowswell
The Memoirs of Helen of Troy by Amanda Elyot
Hearts of Stone by Kathleen Ernst
Alphabet of Dreams by Susan Fletcher
Water Street by Patricia Reilly Giff
Leonardo's Shadow by Christopher Grey
Dark Water Rising by Marian Hale
Color of the Sea by John Hamamura
A Mind with Wings by Gerald and Loretta Hausman
Incantation by Alice Hoffman
The Remarkable Life and Times of Eliza Rose by Mary Hooper
Into the Firestorm by Deborah Hopkinson
Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata
Your Eyes in Stars by M. E. Kerr
Monkey Town by Ronald Kidd
The Passage by James Killgore
Fallout by Trudy Krisher
Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson
Aftershocks by William Lavender
Black Duck by Janet Taylor Lisle
Loving Will Shakespeare by Carolyn Meyer
Fire in the Hills by Donna Jo Napoli
A Summer of Kings by Han Nolan
Plenty Porter by Brandon Noonan
Bread and Roses, Too by Katherine Paterson
The Legend of Bass Reeves by Gary Paulsen
Dark Hours by Gudrun Pausewang
Traitor by Gudrun Pausewang
Here Lies the Librarian by Richard Peck
House of the Red Fish by Graham Salisbury
Summer of the War by Gloria Whelan
The Turning by Gloria Whelan

Sci Fi
Pucker by Melanie Gideon
The Software: The Virus on Orbis I by PJ Haarsma
Rash by Pete Hautman
Firestorm by David Klass
Star Wars: The New Essential Guide to Alien Species by Ann Margaret Lewis and Helen Keier, with illustrations by Chris Trevas and William O'Connor
Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
The Pack by Tom Pow
Doppelganger by David Stahler
In High Places by Harry Turtledove
The Disunited States of America by Harry Turtledove
The Dreamwalker's Child by Steve Voake
Star Wars: The New Essential Guide to Droids by Daniel Wallace with illustrations by Ian Fullwood

Fairies, Gnomes, Elves, Deities, Oh My...
Anatopsis by Chris Abouzeid
Celadine by Steve Augarde
Chance Fortune and the Outlaws by Shane Berryhill
Gideon the Cutpurse by Linda Buckley-Archer
The Beast of Noor by Janet Lee Carey
The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
Monster Blood Tattoo: Foundling by D. M. Cornish
Murkmere by Patricia Elliott
Tempting Fate by Esther Friesner
Troy by David Gemmell
River Secrets by Shannon Hale
Listening at the Gate by Betsy James
Freaks: Alive on the Inside! by Annette Curtis Klause
Dreamhunter by Elizabeth Knox
The Privilege of the Sword by Ellen Kushner
Troll Mill by Katherine Langrish
Magic Lessons by Justine Larbalestier
Voices by Ursula K. Le Guin
Keturah and Lord Death by Martine Leavitt
Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
Wand in the Word edited by Leonard S. Marcus
Water Shaper by Laura Williams McCaffrey
Pirate Curse by Kai Meyer
Kiki Strike by Kristen Miller
Rumo & His Miraculous Adventures by Walter Moers
Crystal Doors by Rebecca Moesta and Kevin J. Anderson
Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Michael Foreman (I have read the story, but not this edition.)
Firebirds Rising edited by Sharyn November
Haunted Waters by Mary Pope Osborne
The Wizard, the Witch & Two Girls from Jersey by Lisa Papademetriou
The Tourmaline by Paul Park
Spirit Walker by Michelle Paver
Terrier by Tamora Pierce
Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett
The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
The Wall and the Wing by Laura Ruby
St. Lucy's Home for Girls: Raised by Wolves by Karen Russell
Undine by Penni Russon
Flyte by Angie Sage
The Dream Maker's Magic by Sharon Shinn
Everlost by Neal Shusterman
The Forest in the Hallway by Gordon Smith
Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder
Bella At Midnight by Diane Stanley
So This Is How It Ends by Tui T. Stanley
How to Raise and Keep a Dragon by John Topsell
The King of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner
The Shadow Thieves by Anne Ursu
In the Night Garden by Catherynne M. Valente
Dreams and Visions edited by M. Jerry Weiss and Helen S. Weiss
Tanglewreck by Jeanette Winterson
The Storm Thief by Chris Wooding

Graphic Novels
The Fate of the Artist by Eddie Campbell
Grease Monkey by Tim Eldred
Mom's Cancer by Brian Fies
Graphic Novels by Paul Gravett
Sloth by Gilbert Hernandez
The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation by Sid Jacobson
Flight 3 by Kazu Kibuishi
Making Comics by Scott McCloud
Missouri Boy by Leland Myrick
Biker Girl by Misako Rocks
The Making of a Graphic Novel / The Resonator by Prentis Rollins
Vampire Loves by Joann Sfar
Pride of Baghdad by Brian K. Vaughan
Can't Get No by Rick Veitch
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: The Graphic Novel by Jules Verne, adapted by Rod Whigham
Girl Stories by Lauren R. Weinstein
Demo by Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan
American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

Dramacon, Volume 2 by Svetlana Chmakova
Dazzle, Volume 1 by Minari Endo
Neon Genesis by Fumino Hayashi
Evangelion, Volume 1
Never Give Up, Volume 1 by Mutou Hiromu
School Rumble, Volume 1 Jin Kobayashi
Anne Freaks, Volume 1 by Yua Kotegawa
Dragon Head, Volume 1 by Minetaro Mochizuki
Anima, Volume 1 by Natsumi Mukai
ES, Volume 1 by Fuyumi Soryo
RizelMine by Yukiru Sugisaki

Vampires, Bats, Scaredy Cats
Clay by David Almond
Weird Hauntings complied by Joanne Austin
The Hand of the Devil by Dean Vicent Carter
Bloodlust by Alex Duval
The Love Curse of the Rumbaughs by Jack Gantos
Pretty Little Devils by Nancy Holder
Evil Star by Anthony Horowitz
Horowitz Horror by Anthony Horowitz
Thicker than Water by Carla Jablonski
Boy Heaven by Laura Kasischke

The Blood Confession by Alisa M. Libby
New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
The Janus Gate by Douglas Rees
I Luv Halloween, Volume 1 by Benjamin Roman and Keith Griffen
In the Dark of the Night by John Saul
Demon Thief by Darren Shan
The Last Days by Scott Westerfeld

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The Year the Gypsies Came by Linzi Glass
Twilight People by David Houze
New News Out of Africa by Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Born in the Big Rains by Fadumo Korn with Sabine Eichhorst
Angels in Africa by Beth O'Donnell and Kimberly Sevcik
An Ordinary Man by Paul Rusesabagina with Tom Zoellner

Brothers by Da Chen
Jackal in the Garden by Deborah Ellis
Samurai Shortstop by Alan Gratz
Climbing the Mango Trees by Madhur Jaffrey
This Is Paradise! by Hyok Kang
Kampung Boy by Lat
The Killing Sea by Richard Lewis
Sold by Patricia McCormick
Koyal Dark, Mango Sweet by Kashmira Sheth

The Places in Between by Rory Stewart
One in a Billion by Sandy Thompson

An Iliad by Alessandro Baricco
Eva Underground by Dandi Daley Mackall
Web of Lies by Beverley Naidoo
When the Wall Came Down by Serge Schmemann
The Unrivalled Spangles by Karen Wallace

Never Again: The Holocaust
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
Escaping into the Night by D. Dina Friedman
Emil and Karl by Yankev Glatshteyn
The Fighter by Jean-Jacques Greif
We Are On Our Own by Miriam Katin
Sala's Gift by Ann Kirschner
Anne Frank and the Children of the Holocaust by Carol Ann Lee
Mendel's Daughter by Gusta Lemelman and Martin Lemelman
Viktor Frankl by Anna Redsand
The First and Final Nightmare of Sonia Reich by Howard Reich
Yellow Star by Jennifer Rozines Roy
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Middle East
The Illustrator's Notebook by Mohieddin Ellabbad
Coming Together, Coming Apart by Daniel Gords
Naphtalene by Alia Mamdouh
The Weight of the Sky by Lisa Ann Sandell
Tell Them I Didn't Cry by Jackie Spinner with Jenny Spinner

Estrella's Quinceañera by Malin Alegria
Coralin by Lisa Alvarado, Ann Hagman Cardínal, and Jane Alberdeston
Prizefighter en Mi Casa by e. E. Charlton-Trujillo
The Poet Slave of Cuba by Margarita Engle
The Making Of A Civil Rights Leader by José Angel Gutiérrez
Crossing the Wire by Will Hobbs
La Línea by Jaramillo, Ann
Enrique's Journey by Sonia Nazario
Emily Goldberg Learns to Salsa by Micol Ostow
What the Moon Saw by Laura Resau
Getting It by Alex Sanchez
Honey Blonde Chica by Michele Seros

Native Americans
Wabi by Joseph Bruchac
Counting Coup by Joseph Medicine Crow
The Tipi by Adolf Hungrywolf
My Lady, Pocahontas by Kathleen V. Kudlinski
The Trap by John Smelcer

U.S.A. Black Voices, Black Experiences
Copper Sun by Sharon M. Draper
5,000 Miles to Freedom by Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin
Freedom Walkers by Russell Freedman
Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography by Andrew Helfer with art by Randy DuBurke
Fleeing to Freedom on the Underground Railroad by Elaine Landau
Time's Memory by Julius Lester
The Harlem Hellfighters by Walter Dean Myers
Langston Hughes edited by Arnold Rampersad and David Roessel, with illustrations by Benny Andrews
Honey Bea by Kim L. Siegelson

U.S.A. Past and Present
Freedom Riders by Ann Bausum
Hero of the High Seas by Michael L. Cooper
Georgia by Robin Doak with Robert Olwell
Ten Days That Unexpectedly Changed America by Steven M. Gillon
Up Before Daybreak by Deborah Hopkinson
The Printer's Trial by Gail Jarrow
Bushnell's Submarine by Arthur S. Lefkowitz
Dear Miss Breed by Joanne Oppenheim
Our Constitution by Donald A. Ritchie and
Cowboy by Richard W. Slatta
Journey into Mohawk by Van den Bogaert and George O'Connor
Mr. Lincoln's T-Mails by Tom Wheeler
Flapper by Joshua Zeitz

New York, NY
On the Street: 1980-1990 by Amy Arbus with an essay by A.M. Homes
Weird New York by Chris Gethard
Graffiti NYC by Hugo Martinez
Five Flights Up and Other New York Apartment Stories by Toni Schlesinger
Bowery Girl by Kim Taylor

Dealing With It
Mercy, Unbound by Kim Antieau
Hello Cruel World by Kate Bornstein
Wild Orchid by Beverley Brenna
Positively ADD by Catherine A. Corman and Edward M. Hollowell
Don't Leave Me This Way by Julia Fox Garrison
Accidents of Nature by Harriet McBride
Cockeyed by Ryan Knighton
Side Effects by Amy Goldman Koss
The Power to Prevent Suicide by Richard E. Nelson and Judith C. Galos
A Small White Scar by K. A. Nuzum
Hurt Go Happy by Ginny Korby
I Don't Want to Be Crazy by Samantha Schutz
My Kind of Sad by Kate Scowen
The Fortune Teller's Kiss by Brenda Serotte
Hard Hit by Ann Warren Turner
Trigger by Susan Vaught
Gimp by Mark Zupan

Do You Believe?
Unexplained by Judy Allen
Into the World of the Dead by Michael Boughn
Teens Ask Deepak by Deepak Chopra
Buddha or Bust by Perry Garfinkel
The Buddha and the Terrorist by Satish Kumar
The Why Café by John P. Strelecky

Getting It Together
Weighing In by Sylvie Boutaudou
The College Dorm Survival Guide by Julia DeVillers
The Intern Files by Jamie Fedorko
Weight Loss Confidential by Anne M. Fletcher
Letters to a Young Brother by Hill Harper
Flocabulary by Blake Harrison and Alexander Rappaport
Dreams to Reality by Laura Haskins-Bookser
What Are My Rights? updated edition by Tom Jacobs
In Love and In Danger by Barrie Levy
Growing Up Girl edited by Michelle Sewell
Not Like I'm Jealous or Anything edited by Marissa Walsh

True Crime & Justice
Every Contact Leaves a Trace by Connie Fletcher
Notorious C.O.P. by Derrick Parker with Matt Diehl
Blood and DNA Evidence by Kenneth G. Rainis
Secret Service Agent and Careers in Federal Protection by Gerry Souter
The Science of Sherlock Holmes by E. J. Wagner

Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
Mama's Boy, Preacher's Son by Kevin Jennings
Wide Awake by David Levithan
The Full Spectrum edited by David Levithan and Billy Merrell
Gay Day by Hank O'Neal
Between Mom and Jo by Julie Anne Peters
Tale of Two Summers by Brian Sloan
Now is the Hour by Tom Spanbauer
Inside Out by Mark Tewksbury
Alone in the Trenches by Esera Tuaolo with John Rosengren

Looking Good
Am I Fat? by Kathlyn Gay
Glamour Gurlz by Joanna Schlip
Girl With Glasses by Marissa Walsh
Hello Gorgeous! by Rachel C. Weingarten

Memoirs: All About Moi
The Notebook Girls by Julia Baskin, Lindsey Newman, Sophie Pollitt-Cohen and Courtney Toombs
Barefootin' by Unita Blackwell with JoAnne Prichard Morris
A Strong West Wind by Gail Caldwell
Dispatches from the Edge by Anderson Cooper
The Boy Who Fell Out of the Sky by Ken Dornstein
But Enough About Me by Jancee Dunn
I Was a Child of Holocaust Survivors by Bernice Eisenstein
Girlbomb by Janice Erlbaum
The Discomfort Zone by Jonathan Franzen
Daughter of the Ganges by Asha Miró
Mixed by Angela Nissel

Mind, Body, Love
101 Questions About Sleep and Dreams by Faith Hickman Brynie
Another Day in the Frontal Lobe by Katrina Firlik
Invisible Invaders by Connie Goldsmith
Deadly Invaders by Denise Grady
Demon Under the Microscope by Thomas Hager
Margaret O. Hyde and Elizabeth H. Forsyth
Anxiety Disorders by Bruce M. Hyman and Cherry Pedrick
Darcy Luadzers
The Three-Pound Enigma by Shannon Moffett
The STDs Update by Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein and
Laura Silverstein Nunn
The Little Black Book for Girlz
Ask CosmoGIRL! About Guys by The Editors of CosmoGIRL!
Ask CosmoGIRL! About Your Body by The Editors of CosmoGIRL!
Cycle Savvy by Toni Weschler

Superstars, Heroes, Everyday People
Sweet Relief by Jennifer Abrahamson
My Life As a Furry Red Monster by Kevin Clash with Gary Brozek
Adventurous Women
When They Were 22 by Brad Dunn
Gift of Imagination by LeeAnne Gelletly
The Monsters by Dorothy Hoobler and Thomas Hoobler
Brainiac by Ken Jennings
Ladies First by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
Blackbeard by Angus Konstam
Sigmund Freud by Kathleen Krull
The Life of Pope John Paul Comics! by Alessandro Mainardi, Werner Maresta, and Federico Pietrobon
Something Out Of Nothing by Carla McClafferty Killough
Lessons From Our Fathers by Keith J. McDermott
Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution by Corinne J. Naden
e. e. cummings by Catherine Reef
Nelson Mandela by Christina Scott
Becoming Myself edited by Willa Shalit
Mockingbird by Charles J. Shields
What I know for Sure by Tavis Smiley
What I Know Now edited by Ellyn Spragins

That's Hot
Gunstories by S. Beth Atkin
Part Asian, 100% Hapa by Kip Fulbeck
Imagining Ourselves edited by Paula Goldman
T-Shirt 360º by Pedro Guitton
Straight Edge by Ross Haenfler
Voices of Resistance edited by Sarah Husain
The Stray Shopping Carts of Eastern North America by Julian Montague
What Happens to a Torn Dollar Bill? by Charles Reichblum
Pick Me Up by David Roberts and Jeremy Leslie
Found II edited by Davy Rothbart
Chew on This by Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson
Jeans by James Sullivan

War and Peace
War Fix by David Axes and Steven Olexa
Uncommon Valor, Common Virtue by Hal Buell
Operation Homecoming edited by Andrew Carroll
Secrets, Lies, Gizmos, and Spies by Janet Wyman Coleman with the International Spy Museum
Under the Sun by Arthur Dorros

Serendipity Sundaes  by Stephen Bruce
Teens Cook Dessert  by Megan Carle and Jill Carle with Judi Carle 
Big Snacks, Little Meals by  Rose  Dunnington
Digital Photo Madness by Thom Gaines
Not Another Teen Knitting Book by Vickie Howell
Origami Birds by Duy Nguyen
Generation T by Megan Nicolay
Knitgrrl 2 by  Shannon Okey
The Student’s Go Vegan Cookbook by Carole Raymond
How to Draw Hip-Hop by Damion Scott and Kris Ex 
Cooking Up a Storm by Sam Stern
Whatcha Mean, What’s a Zine? by Mark Todd and Esther Pearl Watson 
The Altered Book Scrapbook by Susan Ure
Superhero Explosion by Neal Yamamoto
Sew Teen by Sheila Zent

On Stage/On Screen 
Acting for Young Actors by Mary Lou Belli and Dinah Lenney  
Splatter Flicks by Sara Caldwell
In Their Company by Ken Collins and Victor Wishna
How I Broke Into Hollywood by Pablo F. Fenjves and Rocky Lang 
Escape! by  Sid Fleischman
The Science of James Bond by Lois H. Gresh and Robert Weinberg 
Your Career in Animation by David B. Levy
The Art of X-Men: The Last Stand edited by Christopher Meason and Timothy Shaner
Monsters by Roy Milano
Without You by Anthony Rapp
Grace’s Turn by Christy Carlson Romano
Scenes from the City edited by James Sanders
In Character by Howard Schatz
To Dance by Siena Cherson Siegel with artwork by Mark Siegel 
Mythic Vision by Mark Cotta Vaz
James Dean by Karen Clemens Warrick

Poetry: Raps, Rhymes, Rants 
Burnt Sugar/Caña Quemada edited by Lori Marie Carlson and Oscar Hijuelos
Gathering Ground edited by Toi Derricotte, Cornelius Eady,  and Camille T. Dungy
The Dance edited by Emily Fragos
The Ode Less Travelled by Stephen Fry
Mi Revalueshanary Fren by  Linton Kwesi Johnson
The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe, illustrations by Ryan Price (I have read this piece, but not this edition)
Sweetbitter Love by Sappho, translated by  Willis Barnstone 
A Fire in My Hands by Gary Soto
Dateline: Troy, new  updated edition by Paul Fleischman
Killing the Messenger by Herbert N. Foerstel
This is Our War by Devin Friedman and the Editors of GQ 
My Childhood Under Fire by Nadja Halilbegovic
Inside Delta Force by Eric L. Haney
A Soldier’s Promise by Daniel Hendrex with Wes Smith 
From Baghdad, With Love by Jay Kopelman with Melinda Roth
Suite Francaise by Francaise Némirovsky
Baghdad Burning II by Riverbend 
Other Side of War by  Zainab Salbi
The Twins Platoon by Christy W. Sauro Jr. 
The Foreshadowing by  Marcus Sedgwick
I Lie for a Living by Antony Shugaar
Megiddo's Shadow by Arthur Shade
Genocide by Jane Springer
Blood Brothers by Michael Weisskopf

The Soundtrack of Your Life
Body Piercing Saved My Life by Andrew Beaujon
U2 by U2: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Jr. with Neil McCormick 
Kurt Cobain by Jeff Burlingame
Plastic Fantastic by Simon Cheshire
Bob Marley by Jeremy Collingwood
R. Crumb’s Heroes of Blues, Jazz & Country by R. Crumb
Staring at Sound by Jim DeRogatis
Is Tiny Dancer Really Elton’s Little John? by Gavin Edwards
How to DJ by Tom Frederikse and Phil Benedictus
Nothing Feels Good by Andy Greenwald
Music Game Book by Jean-Jacques Groleau, Thomas Mahler and Patrick Tchiakpé 
Motown in Love by Herb Jordan
Tupac Shakur Legacy by Jamal Joseph
Let’s Get Lost by Sarra Manning
Jazz by Walter Dean Myers with illustrations by Christopher Myers 
Meet the Musicians by Amy  Nathan
I Hate Myself and Want to Die by Tom Reynolds
Heavy Metal Thunder by James Sherry and Neil Aldis
Flat-out Rock by Mike Tanner
Everything I’m Cracked Up to Be by Jen Trynin
I Hope You Are All Happy Now by Nicholas Zinner

Vision Becomes Image
Creating Characters with Personality by Tom Bancroft
Look Closer by Caroline Desnoëttes
Graffiti Women by Nicholas Ganz
Freight Train Graffiti by Roger Gastman, Darin Rowland, and Ian Sattler 
I Am 8-Bit by Jon M. Gibson
Extraordinary Ordinary People by Alan B. Govenar
In the Studio by Todd Hignite
Stick by Jeffrey Metzner
Letters to a Young Artist by Anna Deavere Smith
Berenice Abbott, Photographer by George Sullivan
Out of the Shadows by Neil Waldman
Becoming an Architect by Lee W. Waldrep
Concrete to Canvas by Jo Waterhouse and David Penhallow

Brain Food 
Secrets of Mental Math by Arthur Benjamin and Michael Shermer
Space Race by Deborah Cadbury
Gravity’s Arc by David Darling
The Amazing Book of Mazes by Adrian Fisher
With a Little Luck by Dennis Brindell Fradin
An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore
The Sun by Steele Hill and Michael Carlowicz
Dark Cosmos by Dan Hooper
Theories for Everything by John Langone, Bruce Stutz and Andrea Gianopoulos
The Universe by Robert J. Nemiroff
Walking Zero by Chet Raymo
Optical Illusions by Al Seckel
Letters to a Young Mathematician by Ian Stewart

Fur, Feathers, Fins and Scales 
Rescued by Allen Anderson and Linda Anderson
Dogs by Vito Buono
Grayson by Lynne Cox
Koalas edited by Joanne Ehrich
Head of the Class by Kate Eldredge with Debra M. Eldredge
The Complete Guide to Prehistoric Life by Tim Haines and Paul Chambers 
Saving the Buffalo by Albert Marrin
Butterflies of the World by Gillles Martin and Myriam Baran
One Kingdom by Deborah Noyes
Secrets of the Savanna by Mark Owens and Delia Owens
Shadow of the Bear by Brian Payton
Flies in the Face of Fashion, Mites Make Right, and Other Bugdacious Tales by Tom Turpin
Sea Turtles by Blair Witherington
Casey at the Bat by Ernest L. Thayer, illustrations by Joe Morse

The Power of Words
Writing Tools by Roy Peter Clark
Letters to a Young Journalist by Samuel G. Freedman
The Best Teen Writing of 2006 edited by Amanda Blue Gotera
The Real McCoy by Georgia Hole
Cross-X by Joe Miller
Extraordinary Debates by Tamra B. Orr
Extraordinary Blogs and Ezines by Lynne Rominger
Body Type by Ina Saltz

Atlas by Teddy Atlas with Peter Alson
Stepping Up by Alex Belth 
Love, Football, and Other Contact Sports by Alden R. Carter
A Home on the Field by Paul Cuadros
Horsemen of the Esophagus by Jason Fagone
Soccer Chick Rules by Dawn Fitzgerald
The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia by Clive Gifford
The Blind Side by Michael Lewis
Heroes of Baseball by Robert Lipsyte
Raiders Night by Robert Lipsyte
Heat by Mike Lupica
Freeze Frame by Sue Macy
Dairy Queen by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
The Perfect Team by National Basketball Association
My Favorite Place by Jason Paur, with photos by Corey Rich
The Tennis Handbook by Sue Rich
Under the Baseball Moon by John H. Ritter
The Mad Dog Hall of Fame by Christopher Russo and Allen St. John
The Brushback Report by Dave Saraiva
Golden Girl by Michael Silver with Natalie Coughlin
Skate and Destroy by Thrasher Magazine
Baseball by George Vecsey
My Father, the Angel of Death by Ray Villareal
Berlin Games by Guy Walters
Home Plate Don’t Move by Eric Zweig

Mad Action: Escapes, Espionage, Intrigue
Thieves Like Us by Stephen Cole
The Lastling by Philip Gross
The Winter Road by Terry Hokenson
Ark Angel by Anthony Horowitz
In the Break by Jack Lopez
Missing in Tokyo by Graham Marks
Payback by Andy McNab and Robert Rigby
Small Steps by Louis Sachar

Real Life to the Extreme
The Roaring Twenty by Margaret Whitman Blair
Onward by Dolores Johnson
Underwater to Get Out of the Rain by Trevor Norton
Miracle in the Andes by Nando Parrado with Vince Rause
The North Pole Was Here by Andrew C. Revkin
Trapped in Ice! by Martin W. Sandler
No Shortcuts to the Top by Ed Viesturs with David Roberts
You Can Never Find a Rickshaw When It Monsoons by Mo Willems

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