夏季读书


学生为什么要在夏季读书?

“PWCS 夏季读书计划”的目的是鼓励学生享受高质量的文学作品,并继续发展他们的独立阅读技能。夏季是学生们为快乐而读书,并深入了解自己最喜欢的类型或体验新事物的好时机。为学生提供阅读内容的选择可增强他们的阅读动机和参与度。

支持夏季阅读飞跃的益处:

  • 增加词汇量
  • 培养阅读技能
  • 享受新故事
  • 学习新信息

 

阅读列表

您可以在 Prince William 公共图书馆 (PWPL) 找到许多书籍。PWPL 数字图书馆“提供免费访问成千上万本在线和数字资源,其中包括电子书籍、有声书籍、报纸和高级网站。” 数字内容的选项包括:阅读、聆听、观看和学习。如果您没有 PWPL 卡,您可以联系公共图书馆,以注册“数字图书馆”卡。

以下书籍是帮助培养对阅读的热爱的建议。学生在家长、监护人或图书馆员的指导下选择的其他书籍也是可以接受的。

幼儿园

作者 标题 出版日期 注释
Alexie, Sherman Thunder Boy Jr.  2016 “雷雷二世想要一个正常名字……一个全是他自己的名字。爸爸叫大雷雷,但小雷雷不想共享一个名字” —— 出版商提供。
Byers, Grace I Am Enough 2019 这首华丽抒情的颂歌表达了您对自己的珍爱、对他人的敬爱,及对彼此的善待。
Beaty, Andrea Ada Twist, Scientist 2016 Ada Twist 的头脑充满了问题。和她的同学 Iggy 和 Rosie (《纽约时报》畅销画册明星 - 建筑师 Iggy Peck 和工程师 Rosie Revere)一样,Ada 一直充满无限的好奇。即使她的实况调查任务和精细的科学实验没有按计划进行,Ada 也认识到了通过以自己的方式思考问题和继续保持好奇心的价值。
Cabrera, Jane  Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star or any primary picture book by Jane Cabrera   2012 多种动物宝宝都被按照他们的环境量身定制的熟悉的摇篮曲哄睡着了。
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin   Biscuit Loves the Library or any book in the Biscuit Series    2014 在图书馆的“在宠物日读书(Read to a Pet Day)”中,Biscuit 与故事会的木偶一起玩耍,与朋友一起前来,聆听录音的书籍,然后由图书管理员帮助他发现自己最喜欢的活动。
Carle, Eric   Amigos or any primary picture book by Eric Carle   2016 一个关于友谊力量的甜蜜而真挚的故事。当最好的朋友搬走时,对于留下了的孩子来说会很痛苦。但这个乐观故事中的有勇气的男孩下定决心要找到他失踪的玩伴。《Friends》讲述了一个充满爱情、毅力和希望的故事,Eric Carle 充满活力、明确无误的艺术让所有一切都焕发光彩。
Cherry, Matthew A Hair Love 2019 Zuri 的头发有自己的想法。它会以各种方式扭结、盘绕和卷曲。Zuri 知道这很漂亮。当爸爸为一个特殊场合而介入其造型时,他有很多东西需要学习。但他非常爱他的 Zuri,他会为让她和他的头发快乐而做任何事情。
Dean, Kimberly and James  Pete the cat: Snow Daze or any book in the Pete the Cat Series  2016 在一场大降雪导致学校听课后,Pete 享受了他的休息日,但当一个下雪天变成许多天时,他意识到你可能拥有太多的好东西。
Dewdney, Anna   Llama Llama Hoppity-hop or any book in the Llama Llama Series 2012  Llama Llama 摸一摸! Llama Llama 点一点! Llama Llama 拍一拍!您能像  Llama Llama 一样动吗? 观看美洲驼( Llama)跳越、伸展、触摸和拍打。然后您也可以这样做!
Dodd, Emma   Dog’s 123: a canine counting adventure or any primary picture book by Emma Dodd   2015 一天开始时,狗狗耳朵上只有一个黑色斑点。但无论去哪里,他都会遇到不同的事物,所有这些事物都给他留下了印记。到了他终于回到家的时候,狗狗有了十个斑点。接下来就是洗澡时间。
Ehlert, Lois   Rain Fish or any primary picture book by Lois Ehlert  2016 通过押韵和混合媒体拼贴插图,“雨鱼”(在暴风雨中飘浮在雨水流上的丰富多彩的独特材料的小堆积)变得栩栩如生。
Henkes, Kevin  When Spring Comes or any primary picture book by Kevin Henkes 2016 动物和儿童同样都在看着世界从死寂的冬日变成盛开的春天。g.
Jenkins, Steve  Creature Features or any  primary book Steve Jenkins 2014 这本书介绍了许多关于某些动物居住地及其饮食的炫酷事实和视觉效果,并捕捉了 25 个幽默且真实的事实,解释了为什么动物为了生存在这个世界上而是它们现在看起来的样子。
Jules, Jacqueline  Sofia Martinez: Lights Out or any book in the Sofia Martinez Series  2017 暴风雨过后,Sofia 和她的家人停电了。Sofia 和她的爸爸们去商店购买用品,然后带着一个完美的,无论有电还是没电都开心的计划回到家! 这本书的前几章包含西班牙语词汇。
Levine, Michelle  Giant Pandas or any book in the Pull Ahead Animal Series   2006 您知道吗...... 为什么硕大的熊猫会在树上蹭? 大熊猫宝宝叫什么? 大熊猫叫起来是什么声音? 阅读这本书,探索答案!
Numeroff, Laura Jaffe  If You Give a Mouse a Cookie or any picture book by Laura Numeroff    1985   在给他一个饼干后老鼠很可能会产生的请求周期,将带着读者度过一个小孩子的一天。
Manushkin, Fran  Pedro’s Mystery Club or any book in the Pedro Series.  2017 Pedro 和他的朋友们一起成立了一个新的俱乐部,致力于解决谜题,前两项任务就是找到他母亲的小盒坠子和父亲的手机。/td>
Manushkin, Fran The Best Club or any book in the Katie Woo Series   2017 Katie Woo 和她的朋友非常希望加入 Sophie 的新俱乐部,但 Sophie 认为他们中的任何人都不够好,所以他们组建了自己的俱乐部。
Martin, Bill  Chicka, Chicka Boom Boom or any primary picture book by Bill Martin 1989 当字母表中所有字母在椰子树上互相竞争往上爬时,能够有足够的空间吗?
Marzollo, Jean  I Spy Numbers or any I Spy book by Jean Marzollo  2012 幼儿和学龄前儿童可以从原始《I Spy》系列照片中搜索数字,以帮助他们学习计数和基本数学技能。
Pinkney, Jerry  The Lion & the Mouse or any primary picture book by Jerry Pinkney  2009 在伊索寓言的无言复述中,一只冒险的老鼠证明了在拯救丛林之王时,即使是小动物也能做出伟大的举动。
Robinson, Christian You Matter 2020 在这本充实、清晰、美丽的画册中,世界上许多不同的见解都被巧妙地而感同身受探索——从一对鸟类观察者到其正在喂养的鸽子。读者会看到每个人是如何建立联系的,以及每个人的重要性。
Ruddell, Deborah  The Popcorn Astronauts: and other bitable rhymes  2015 一集时令诗歌表达了对最喜爱的食物的敬意,包括“草莓女王(Strawberry Queen)”和“仅瓜卡莫尔(Only Guacamole)”,以及“用苹果做的 21 件事(21 Things to Do With an Apple)”和“可可小屋(The Cocoa Cabana)”。
Shannon, David   No, David or any book in the David Series 1998 描绘了一名小男孩因做各种各样的淘气事而被一再告诫,但最后他获得了拥抱。
 Shea, Bob   Dinosaur vs. School or any "Dinosaur vs" book in the Series  2014  无畏恐龙在学前班开始时接受了新的挑战,从结识新的朋友到粘贴闪亮晃动的眼睛,但有一项任务需要每个人的协助。
Wilson, Karma Bear Says Thanks (The Bear Books)  2012 比起一大份美味晚餐,什么是能够让熊说的谢谢的更好方式? 熊决定举行一场盛宴! 熊的朋友们逐一到来,展示了不同的美食来分享。只有一个问题:熊的橱柜是空的! 他该怎么做呢?
Thomas, Jan  Rhyming Dust Bunnies or any primary picture book by Jan Thomas  2008 当三只尘兔,Ed、Ned 和 Ted,展示着他们有多钟爱押韵时,第四只,Bob,试图警告他们危险即将到来。
Thompkins-Bigelow, Jamilah Mommy's Khimar 2018 这本出自作家 Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow 和插画家 Ebony Glenn 的可爱而奇特的画册处女作描述了一位年轻的穆斯林女孩裹着母亲的彩色头巾度过了忙碌的一天。
Wallace, Karen  Big Machines 2000 Karen Wallace 的《Big Machines》展示了挖掘机、自卸卡车和其他机器,将旧工厂改造成社区公园。
Willems, Mo and Charise Mericle  The Good for Nothing Button or any book in the Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Series. 2017 “黄鸟找到了一个按钮,想和红鸟和蓝鸟分享。这只是一个普通按钮。当您按下它时,不会有任何事发生。但当红鸟和蓝鸟试试时,他们很高兴发现按钮没有任何作用,这就不错了!”出版商提供。

1 年级

作者 标题 出版日期 注释
 DiTerlizzi, Angela Just Add Glitter 2018 一切都始于神秘的邮件递送,一个想象力十足的小女孩,以及闪闪发亮的闪闪粉。不久就会这里闪闪发光,那里闪闪发光 —— 到处闪闪发光! 但就在她准备增加更多闪闪粉时,小女孩意识到,当你和你最好的朋友开始迷失其中时,也许有太多金光闪闪了……
Kurtz, Jane What Do They Do With All That Poo? 2019 动物园里有很多不同的动物,它们各自产生大量(有时真的是“大量的”)的便便。那么动物园如何处理所有这些便便呢? 这本令人开怀大笑的画册探索了各种动物的便便,从立方体形的袋熊粪便到微小的蠕虫粪便,以及它的所有最终目的地,包括科学实验室和您的后花园!
欢迎来到精彩的便便世界! 闻一闻,学习新知识……
Pallotta, Jerry Ultimate Showdown 2019 哪些危险的动物会在战斗中获胜? 在这本由五本来自《Who Will Win?》系列的书籍组成的精美装订中一一找到。该系列包括一系列哺乳动物、海洋生物、昆虫和恐龙,可满足各种动物迷的需求。
“Rookie Biography” series Benjamin Franklin or any book in the Rookie Biography Series Various 简要介绍 Benjamin Franklin 的生平,了解他的发明及其对费城以及新成立的美国的贡献。
“Rookie Read-About Science” series Giant Pandas: Gifts from China or any book in the Rookie Read about Science Series Various 一个关于各种科学主题的系列,由《儿童出版社》出版。
Barnes, Derrick I Am Every Good Thing 2020 一个男孩(以第一人格表达),讲述自己的经历和特点,这些经历和特点构成了他的个性、力量和自我价值的感觉。
Berger, Samantha What If... 2018 一位年轻女孩思考,如果资源正在减少,如何创造。
Blabey, Aaron I Need a Hug or any primary picture book by Aaron Blabey 2019 一只小豪猪只是想要一个拥抱。因为他有很多的尖刺,所有其他动物都把他居之千里之外。但最后,豪猪遇到了一只乐于拥抱的动物——蛇!
Brown, Skila Clackety Track: Poems About Trains 2019 各种形状和尺寸的火车正在沿着轨道行驶,包括子弹头列车、卧铺列车、地下列车、动物园列车等等。全部上车!Skila Brown 的顶级诗歌与火车本身不同,反映了火车旅行的激情,而 Jamey Christoph 的复古风格插图则为毛孔设计提供了丰富的真实细节。
Clanton, Ben Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea or any book in the A Narwhal and Jelly Book Series 2016 一款奇妙的早期图画小说系列,包括一头幸运的独角鲸和水母,一个少言少语的水母。两者可能没有很多共同之处,但他们喜欢华夫饼、派对和冒险。加入独角鲸和水母,和它们一起探索整个大海。
Clark- Robinson, Monica Let The Children March 2018 1963 年的阿拉巴马州伯明翰市,成千上万名非裔美国儿童在听到 Martin Luther King Jr. 博士讲话后,自愿为其民权而游行。他们抗议让黑人与白人区分开来的法律。面对恐惧、仇恨和危险,这些孩子利用自己的声音改变了世界。Monica Clark-Robinson 的运动和诗意话语记录了这个非凡的时刻。
Deenihan, Jamie L.B. When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree 2019 祖母送你一棵柠檬树的时候,绝对不要做鬼脸!关爱这棵树,您可能会惊讶于新事物和新想法是如何绽放的。
Dominguez, Angela Sing, Don't Cry 2017 展示了一位充满爱心的 Abuelo,带着他的吉他和探望他的孙辈们时经历好的和坏的时光时一起唱歌的回忆。
Duling, Kate Sun Power or any other book in the  My Physical Science Library Series 2019 太阳又大又亮。我们从这颗星中得到热、光和能量。读者还将了解因果关系。
Faruqi, Saadia Meet Yasmin! Or any book in the Yasmin collection 2018 Yasmin 是一个精力充沛的二年级学生,总是在寻找那些“啊哈”的时刻,帮助她解决生活中的小问题。从周围的环境和广阔的想象力中汲取灵感,她大胆面对任何情况,当然,前提是她的想象力不会过大!Yasmin 是一位富有创造力的思想家和好奇的探险家,她和她的多代巴基斯坦裔美国家庭会给读者带来愉悦和启发。
Freedman, Deborah Carl and the Meaning of Life 2019 Carl 是一条蚯蚓。他快乐地在土壤中挖隧道度过了他的每一天,直到一只田鼠问了他一个简单的问题,让他停下来:“为什么啊?” Carl 的探索让他踏上了一次探险之旅,见到了森林中的所有动物,每个动物似乎都清楚地知道他们究竟在这片土地上要做什么,与充满好奇的 Carl 不同。但是,直到他周围的世界发生了变化,Carl 才开始意识到每个人,无论多么微小,只要做自己,都会产生不同凡响。
Jules, Jacqueline My Family Adventure or any book in the Sofia Martinez Series 2015 小 Sofia Martinez 有着大个性和大计划,令每一天都难以忘怀。她的姐妹和表亲之间,她的家人是许多探险的焦点。从拍摄学校照片到做家务,这名 7 岁的孩子知道如何让每一刻都变得重要。Sofia 热爱她的家人,热爱她的生活。什么可以更好?
Manushkin, Fran Pedro Book Series 2016 和 Katie Woo 的好朋友 Pedro 共度时光。从昆虫灾难到竞选班长,Pedro 具备成为一级英雄的必备条件。不管他做什么,Pedro 总是会开心和冒险。
Morales, Yuyi Dreamers 2018 梦想家是一次庆祝,旨在让您以自己所拥有的建造自己的家:您的坚韧、您的梦想、您的希望和历史。这是在一个新地方寻找自己的道路,在一个陌生的世界中游走,找到最美好的一面的故事。在黑暗时期,我们承诺您将拥有更美好的明天。
Muhammad, Ibtihaj The Proudest Blue 2019 Faizah 讲述了她在她姐姐 Asiya , 一个六年级学生戴头巾上学第一天的感受。
Pettiford, Rebecca Matter or any other book in the Science Starters Series 2019 无论是固体、液体还是气体,物质无处不在。我们需要所有州都活起来,这本书将展示如何做到。
Pizzoli, Greg The Book Hog 2019 一名喜欢收集书籍的猪最终知道他可以学会自己读书。
Sarcone-Roach, Julia There Are No Bears in This Bakery 2019 一个晚上,Muffin 听到一个可疑的声音。老鼠? 浣熊? 蝙蝠? 不是,不是通常可疑。但 Muffin 听到…… 低吼。有可能吗? 当然。一只熊。只是一个小熊。他的肚子肯定在低吼了。Muffin 解决了这个问题,这只熊显然需要一些甜甜圈。

Scotton, Rob Splat the Cat Takes the Cake or any book in the Splat the Cat Series 2012 Splat 参加了一个蛋糕烘焙比赛,目标是制作出一个像超级英雄一样形状的蛋糕。
Sherman, Jill Animals and Fish or any other book in the Let's Learn About Natural Resources Series 2017 我们与许多其他物种共用这个地球。它们是用于食品、服装和工作的宝贵自然资源。包括一项活动。
Starling, Robert Super Sloth 2019 超级树懒并不快。他不能飞。但他非常擅长慢慢地移动,看起来像一棵树。当他的敌人食蚁兽带着一些珍贵的芒果离开时,他发誓要拯救这一切。
Stevens, Janet The Donkey Egg or any primary picture book by Janet Stevens 2019 熊宁愿整天睡觉,也不愿在农场工作,而狐狸也知道他需要些什么帮助 - 一头驴! 当护理欺骗熊购买一个驴蛋时,熊不能等到它孵化才能认识新朋友。但驴不是从蛋来的! 当“蛋”终于打开了,熊便获得了果实的惊喜。幸运的是,熊不必独自面对失望…… 野兔来帮忙啦!
Thong, Roseanne Greenfield One is a Pinata 2019 一个是彩虹,一个是蛋糕,一个是准备被打破的皮纳塔。孩子们在他们周围的世界中探索各种数字。许多对象是拉丁裔。
Variety of Authors Blastoff! Readers  Backyard Wildlife Series 2011 年轻的学员将探索各种动物的物理特征、居住地和饮食。这些非虚构书籍中有一个目录和一个词汇表。
Willems, Mo Today I Will Fly! or any book in the Elephant and Piggie Series 2007 虽然小猪决心飞翔,但大象持怀疑态度,然而当小猪从其他人那里获得一点帮助时,奇迹发生了。

2 年级

作者 标题 出版日期 注释
Alexander, Kwame The Undefeated 2019 这首诗是写给美国黑人生活的情书。它突出了奴隶制、信仰和民权运动无处不在的创伤,以及世界上一些最伟大英雄的坚韧、激情和毅力。
Bates, Amy The Big Umbrella 2018 宽敞的雨伞欢迎任何,和每一个需要避雨的人。
Bentley, Tadgh Little Penguin and the Lollipop 2017 小企鹅有问题......他的朋友 Kenneth 很沮丧! 而这一切都是因为小企鹅吃了 Kenneth 美味的炫目海藻棒棒糖! 小企鹅试图用自己能想到的一切来补偿 Kenneth,但似乎没有任何东西有用——即使是拥抱也不行! 您能否帮助他拯救这一天呢?
Byers, Grace I am Enough 2018 “分享一个关爱自己,尊重他人,善待彼此的故事”—— OCLC。
Christoph, Jamey Clackety Track-Poems about Trains 2019 一个关于铁路列车的诗歌系列。
Cornwall, Gaia Jabari Jumps 2017 鼓起勇气迈出重要的一步是很难的,但 Jabari 几乎已完全准备好引起一场轰动。
Davis, Viola Corduroy Takes a Bow 2018 Lisa 第一次将 Corduroy 带到剧院时,它是如此壮观和令人兴奋,以至于他忍不住自己去探索。从乐池到道具台再到更衣室,Corduroy 看到了一切。舞台上也有 Corduroy 的一席之地吗?
Dean, James & Kimberly Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party 2019 “在邀请朋友参加披萨派对后,Pete 把自己最喜欢的意大利辣香肠馅料堆在他正在做的馅饼上,但当客人抵达后,在披萨上加了自己的馅料时,Pete 开始想知道他的完美披萨是否会被毁掉。”—— OCLC.
Deenihan, Jamie When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree 2019 一个小女孩收到了一棵柠檬树,并学习护理它,直到她能为柠檬水摊制作柠檬水。
DiTerlizzi, Angela Just Add Glitter 2018 插图和简约押韵的文字鼓励读者为所看到的一切增添光彩,直至真正闪耀的事物也被遮盖了。
Easton, Emily Enough! 2018 一本简要介绍二十位历史领袖的纪实画册,包括 Samuel Adams、Harriet Tubman、Jaz Jennings 和 Colin Kaepernick。
Fitch, Sheree Everybody's Different on Everybody Street 2018 一本带有迷人文字的画册,旨在庆祝个性。
Freedman, Deborah Carl and the Meaning of Life 2019 “当田地的老鼠标问蚯蚓 Carl,为什么他要钻泥土隧道时,卡尔没有了答案,所以他开始寻找”—— OCLC。
John, Jory The Good Egg 2019 一个非常好的蛋学会了放松,无需一直都要完美。
Kostecki-Shaw, Jenny Sue Same, Same but Different 2011 笔友 Elliott 和 Kailash 发现,尽管他们生活在不同的国家,美国和印度,他们都喜欢爬树、养宠物和乘坐校车。
Meltzer, Brad Ordinary People Change the World or any book in the Series 2000s 每一本书都以生动、对话的方式讲述了美国偶像的故事。每本书都侧重于使那个人成为英雄的特定性格特征。
Noll, Amanda Are You My Monster? 2019 “一个小男孩将他的怪物画作(绘有长尾巴、尖尖的指甲和大牙齿)与其他各种怪物进行比较,直到他找到了完美的搭配。”--OCLC。
Nywong'o, Lupita Sulwe 2019 五岁的 Sulwe 的同学们用讥笑她的深色皮肤时,她试图让自己变浅,但无济于事,然而她与流星的相遇让她明白了每一种颜色都有美丽的地方。
Parish, Herman Amelia Bedelia Tries Her Luck 2013 注重文字的 Amelia Bedelia 和她的朋友们测试了与黑猫、四叶草和破碎的镜子等符号相关的迷信。
Park, Barbara Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus or any book from the Series  1992 用她自己的话来说,一个年轻女孩描述了她对开始上幼儿园的感受,以及她决定不乘坐校车回家时所做的事情。
Parr, Todd It's Okay to Make Mistakes 2014 展示了一系列冒险和尝试新事物可以带来好的结果的情况,即使过程中出现错误。
Penfold, Alexandra All are Welcome 2018 “插图和简单、多姿多彩的文字介绍了一所学校,其中的多样性受到赞誉,歌曲、故事和人才被分享——由出版商提供。
Elliott, Rebecca Eva's Treetop Festival or any book from the Owl Diaries Series 2015 在学校举办庆祝春天的盛会是一个好主意,但年幼的猫头鹰 Eva Wingdale 发现,工作量也很大,向朋友求助也没什么不对。
Sarcone-Roach, Julia There are No Bears in This Bakery 2019 当小猫 Muffin 在“小熊面包店”听到可疑的噪音时,他进行了调查,发现一个饥饿的小熊。
Scotton, Rob Splat The Cat And The Lemonade Stand 2019 Splat 开了一间柠檬水摊位,以赚取足够的钱来购买“超级跳水公园”的门票。
Stevens, Janet The Donkey Egg or any primary picture book by Janet Stevens 2019 在说话快节奏的狐狸留给他一个大的绿色鸡蛋后,熊在邻居野兔的帮助下,花了几分钟、几小时、几天甚至几周的时间来照顾它。
Stewart, Melissa Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes, & Stinkers: celebrating animal underdogs 2018 观看各种动物的行为,例如鼩鼱、犰狳、裸鼹鼠和霍加狨。
Teckentrup, Britta We are Together 2020 靠我们自己,我们很特别,我们可以追逐我们的梦想。但是,当我们携手并进时,我们就是一个团队。这本精美的书以充满活力的艺术品和透视页面为特色,庆祝爱情和友谊的力量。
Verde, Susan I Am Human 2018 一个孩子认识到他自己的人性、他伤害他人和受到伤害的承受力、他感受快乐和悲伤的能力,以及他对希望和不断学习的承诺的信念。
Wong, Liz Quackers 2016 Quackers 一直认为他是鸭子,但当他认识看起来像他,而把己叫成猫的新朋友时,他必须找到一种方法来结合,已得到两全其美。

3 年级

作者 标题 出版日期 注释
Alexander, Kwame The Undefeated 2019 一首对美国黑人胜利和苦难的颂歌,以画册的形式展示了两届 Caldecott 获奖得者的艺术。(Caldecott 奖章)
Barton, Bethany I’m Trying to Love Spiders 2019 《I'm Trying to Love Spiders》将帮助您以全新的视角看待这些神奇的蜘蛛,从他们超乎寻常的八只眼睛,到一只蜘蛛在一年内可以吃掉的 75 磅的虫子! 而且您如果知道自己被闪电击中的几率比被蜘蛛咬死的几率更高时,一定会感觉更佳。(儿童选择奖)
Barton, Chris Whoosh! 2016 您知道超级烧杯。是史上前二十大玩具之一,而它的发明实属意外。阅读这款玩具是如何发明的,而且如此受欢迎。
Clark-Robinson, Monica  Let the Children March 2018 在 Martin Luther King 博士的领导下,1963 年,儿童和青少年们在阿拉巴马州伯明翰举行游行反对种族隔离。(Coretta Scott King 奖,弗吉尼亚读者之选)
Elliott, Zetta Dragons in a Bag 2018 在布鲁克林,九岁的 Jax 和住在他大楼的吝啬的女巫 Ma 一起将三只小龙送到一个神奇世界,并在此过程中发现了他的真正使命。
Engle, Margarita Dancing Hands 2019 《The story of Teresa Carreño》描述了一位来自委内瑞拉的神童和移民为 Abraham Lincoln 弹奏钢琴。(Pura Belpre 奖)
Eulberg, Elizabeth The Great Shelby Holmes: Girl Detective 2017 9 岁 Shelby Holmes 是在纽约市区中见过的最好的侦探。她甚至在警察发现之前就用她的智慧弄清了犯罪。当 11 岁的 John Watson 搬进她的大楼时,Shelby 找到了一个新朋友来帮助她解决她附近的偷拐狗的问题。(弗吉尼亚读者之选提名 2019 年 2 月 18 日)
Florian, Douglas  Poem Depot: Aisles of Smiles or any children’s poetry book by this author  2014 一本关于儿童关注的话题的滑稽嬉闹的插图集:天赋、逃避家庭作业、朋友等。
Gates, Stefan Science You Can Eat: Putting What We Eat Under the Microscope 2019 这本激动人心的儿童读物涵盖了您关于食物的所有美味科学问题,还有更多您甚至没有想到的问题!《Science You Can Eat》将通过 20 个有趣的食物实验,将您的厨房变成一个很棒的实验室。(儿童选择奖)
Johnson, Terry Lynn Avalanche!  (Survivor Diaries) 2018 十二岁的双胞胎 Ashley 和 Ryan 在怀俄明州的 Grand Teton 山脉滑雪时遭遇了强大的雪崩,面临着极端的考验。(弗吉尼亚读者之选)
Jones, Noah  Moldylocks and the Three Beards or any book in the Princess Pink and the Land of Fake-Believe Series  2014 在从冰箱掉进假象国之后,公主邮遇见了一个名为 Moldylocks 的女孩,这个女孩带着她来到三个大胡子的家里吃辣椒,但当那些大胡子抓住了她的朋友时,公主必须想出一个计划来救她。
Kirby, Stan  Captain Awesome to the Rescue! or any book in the Captain Awesome Series  2012   当二年级学生 Eugene 和他的家人搬到一个新的小区,他开始在一个新的学校上学时,他有机会展示出他另一个自我中的超级英雄、勇敢船长的一面,找到被绑架的教室中的仓鼠。
Krieg, Katherine Marie Curie: Physics and Chemistry Pioneer 2014 著名科学家的生平和职业生涯;从她的工作到她的两项诺贝尔奖项。
Lieb, Josh Chapter Two is Missing 2019 开始一项查找缺失章节的调查。这本书的看管者 Milo 提出帮助,但他最终并没有真正帮助什么。这个滑稽的谜团是最受欢迎的,它将促使读者与本书互动,以帮助解开谜团。(儿童选择奖)
Lorenzi, Natalie Long Pitch Home 2016 十岁的 Bilai 不得不离开家乡巴基斯坦来到美国生活,Bilai 试图通过加入棒球队跟上他的堂兄的步伐。曾为一名板球运动员对棒球没有真正的帮助,但如果他证明自己是一名投手,他的父亲则有可能加入美国的这个家庭。(2018-19 年弗吉尼亚读者之选奖)
Maas, Wendy and Stead, Rebecca Bob 2019 自 Livy 和她的家人拜访 Livy 在澳大利亚的祖母以来,已经过去了五年。现在,她回来了,Livy 感觉自己真的忘记了一些非常,非常重要的,关于 Gran 家的事情。Bob,一位身着鸡的衣服的绿色生物,已经等 Livy 回来五年了,就像她告诉他的那样躲在壁橱里(弗吉尼亚读者之选)
Maciano, Johnny  Chenoweth, Emily Klawde: Evil Alien Warlord Cat 2018 Klawde 不是您认为的一般的猫,而是来自另一个地球的帝王被流放到地球。他很残忍。他很狡猾。他很聪明...而且即将成为 Raja 最好的朋友。2020-21 年弗吉尼亚小学读者之选提名
Marko, Cindy  Let’s Get Cracking or any book in the Kung Pow Chicken Series  2014 Gordon Blue 和他的兄弟 Benny(不太可能是超级英雄)必须从祖母的鸡皮疙瘩中拯救 Fowladaphia,Fowladaphia 在城市里填满了导致无辜鸡毛脱落的饼干。
McDonald, Megan  Judy Moody, Mood Martian or any book in the Judy Moody Series  2014 到了“倒退日”时,Judy 必须把她一贯的酸痛情绪颠倒过来,变得对改变感到高兴和幸福。
Meltzer, Brad  I Am Martin Luther King, Jr. or any book in the Ordinary People Change the World Series  2016 Martin Luther King,Jr. 传记讲述了他如何使用非暴力来领导民权运动的故事。
Mylnowski, Sarah  Fairest of All or any book in the Whatever After Series  2012 在搬到一栋新房子后,十岁的 Abby 和兄弟 Jonah 发现了一个古董镜子,这面镜子将他们带入了白雪公主的童话故事中。
Parry, Rosanne A Whale of the Wild 2020 一只年轻的逆戟鲸必须带领她的哥哥踏上冒险之旅,才能与他们的群体团聚。这本动物探险小说探索了家庭情感、生存、全球变暖和不断变化的海景。包括有关逆戟鲸及其栖息地的信息。(书单星级评论)
Peirce, Lincoln  Big Nate: In a Class by Himself or any book in the Big Nate Series  2010 非常自信的初中学生 Nate Wright 设法让他的每位老师在同一天都被扣押,这似乎是一项成就。
Pierce, Lincoln Max and the Midknights  (series) 2020 Lincoln Peirce 凭借其标志性的漫画风格插图,在《Max and the Midknights》中带来了史诗般的冒险、狂欢的乐趣和中世纪的滑稽(弗吉尼亚读者之选)
Robeson, Teresa Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom
2019 Wu Chien Shiung 100 年前生于中国,大多数女生并不上学,没有人认为他们像男孩一样聪明。但她的父母却不苟同。他们鼓励她热爱学习和科学。这本引人入胜的传记讲述了 Wu Chien Shiung因其在β衰变方面的成就而成为《新闻周刊》杂志所称的“物理学女王”的故事。(国际扫盲协会奖)
Shaffer, Jody Jensen Bearded Dragons 2014 描述须龙的物理特征、行为和环境。
Sherman, Jill All About Online Gaming 2017 以令人兴奋的视角探索这项技术及其功能,探索引人入胜的在线游戏世界。
Stewart, Melissa Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes and Stinkers:  Celebrating Animal Underdogs 2020 描述了一些看似弱点的动物的特征是如何在寻找食物或保持安全中起到至关重要的作用,从 Amau 蛙的大小到 hoatzin 羽毛的臭味。(弗吉尼亚读者之选)
Ullman, R. L. Epic Zero Book 7: Tales of a Long Lost Leader 2020 Elliott Harkness 现已成为 Next Gen 的领导者,这是他自己的青少年超级英雄团队! 但是,当他们试图阻止强大的恶棍 Meta 攻击 Keystone City 时,Elliott 发现这是他们根本没有办法对付的情况,最终导致了绝对灾难!(系列)
Winick, Judd Hilo Book 6: All the Pieces Fit 2020 D.J. 和 Gina 都是普通的孩子。但 Hilo 却不是! Hilo 从天空上掉了下来,不知道他从哪里来,也不知道他在地球上做什么。但是,Hilo 不是唯一落到我们星球上的东西呢? 三个人能否解开 Hilo 过去的秘密? 在每个 HILO 令人大笑的、史诗般的友谊故事中找出答案!冒险! (系列)

4 年级

作者 标题 出版日期 注释
Applegate, Katherine One and Only Ivan 2012 Ivan 是一只在一个破旧的马戏团为主题的商场生活了多年的大猩猩,当他遇到 Ruby,一只被带入商场的小象宝宝时,他决定必须为她找到更好的生活。
Bowen, Carl Quarterback Rush or any Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novel book 2015 水獭们不断在练习场上离开比赛,并在橄榄球赛中输掉球。外接手 Steve Michaels 必须克服自己的挫败感,帮助他的四分卫 Aaron Corbin 克服恐惧,像他能成为的冠军一样努力竞争。
Brallier, Max The Last Kids on Earth or any book in the Last Kids on Earth Series 2015 一个怪兽天启袭击城镇后,Jack Sullivan 组建了一个平均 13 岁的好友团队,帮助诛戮被称为“Blarg”的异能聪明怪兽。
Castaldo, Nancy Mission: Polar Bear Rescue, or The Story of Seeds, or Sniffer Dogs: How Dogs Save the World 2014 《Mission: Polar Bear Rescue》分享的故事和事实揭示了导致北极熊濒临灭绝的现实生存挑战,并提供有关儿童如何支持保护工作的信息。
Colfer, Chris Land of Stories 2012 “通过一本珍贵故事书的神秘力量,双胞胎 Alex 和 Conner 离开了他们的世界,发现自己置身于一个充满奇迹和魔法的异国他乡,在那里他们亲自见到了他们长大后阅读的童话人物。”出版商提供。
Dahl, Roald James and the Giant Peach 1961 当詹姆斯不小心将一些魔法水晶掉落在了古老的桃树上时,奇怪的事情开始发生了。树顶的桃子开始生长,没多久就像一栋房子一样大。当詹姆斯发现一个通往果实的秘密入口时,他结识了美丽的新朋友,年老的绿蚱蜢、精致的瓢虫和多靴的蜈蚣。在多年感觉在他姑妈的家里像个局外人后,James 最终找到了一个属于他的地方。轻轻一剪,桃子的家开始滚动了,冒险开始了!Roald Dahl 给年轻人的第一本广受赞誉的书继续为世界各地的读者带来惊叹。
DiCamillo, Kate Because of Winn-Dixie 2002 十岁的 India Opal Buloni 描述了她在佛罗里达州 Naomi 的第一个夏天,以及因为她的大丑狗 Winn Dixie 而发生在她身上的所有美好事情。
Draper, Sharon Ziggy and the Black Dinosaurs: The Buried Bones Mystery or any book in the Ziggy and the Black Dinosaurs Series 2006 在社区篮球场遭到破坏后,Ziggy 和他的朋友决定成立一个名为“黑恐龙”的俱乐部,并在 Ziggy 的后院建造他们的会所。
Fleming, Candace Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera 2020 描述努力工作的蜜蜂的生命周期。
Hiaasen, Carl Hoot 2002 Roy 是佛罗里达州小社区的新成员,他参与了另一个男孩试图从拟建的建筑工地救出一群穴居猫头鹰的行动。
Holm, Jennifer Babymouse: Queen of the World! or any book in the Babymouse Series 2005 一个富有想象力的老鼠梦想成为世界的女王,但会满足于受邀参加最受欢迎的女孩的睡衣派对。(图文小说)
Kibuishi, Kazu Amulet Book 1: The Stonekeeper or any book in the Amulet Series 2008 Emily 和 Navin 跟随母亲进入一个被恶魔、机器人和会说话的动物栖息的地下世界。(图文小说)
Law, Ingrid Savvy or any other book in the Savvy Series  2008 Savvy 地复述了 Mibs Beaumont 的冒险经历,她的 13 岁生日揭示了她的“智慧”——这是她的每位家庭成员都拥有的独特的神奇力量。
Luper, Eric Key Hunters: The Mysterious Moonstone or any book in the Key Hunters Series 2016 Cleo 和 Evan 很好奇图书管理员消失在图书馆后面的什么地方,因此他们跟随她进入一个装满了上锁书籍的神奇图书馆,并找到了一封信,这封信告诉他们之前的图书管理员被困在了一本奇幻书籍的书皮之间,他们必须找到她。
McDonough, Yona Zeldis Who Was Harriet Tubman? or any book in the Who Was…? Series 2002 这本传记描写了一位 19 世纪女性在逃离奴隶制,并多次返回,在地下铁路上将其他奴隶带往北部获得自由。
Park, Linda Sue Wing & Claw: Forest of Wonders or any book in the Wing & Claw Series 2016 当 Raffa 用他在禁林深处发现的稀有深红色藤蔓治愈时,他拯救的蝙蝠会转化为更多东西。
Patterson, James & Alexander, Kwame Becoming Muhammad Ali 2020 传记小说讲述了 Cassius Clay 的故事,这个坚定不移的男孩有一天会成为史上最伟大的拳击手之一 —— Muhammad Ali。
Paulson, Gary Hatchet 1987 飞机失事后,13 岁的 Brian 在荒野里度过了五十四天,最初学习了仅靠母亲给他的斧头进行生存,并且也学习了在父母离婚后的生存。
Peirce, Lincoln Big Nate Blasts Off or any book in the Big Nate Series 2016 在与 Randy Betancourt 的打架上了校报的头条新闻后,Big Nate 面临着比被拘留更糟糕的问题。
Riley, James Story Thieves or any book in the Story Thieves Series 2015 除了阅读 Kiel Gnomenfoot 的魔术冒险系列,Owen 的生命真是无聊,直到看到他的同学 Bethany 从学校图书馆里的一本书中爬出。他得知 Bethany 是半虚构的,并且一直在每本书中寻找她失踪的父亲 —— 一个虚构的角色。
Riordan, Rick Percy Jackson, and the Olympians 2005 在得知自己是凡人女子和海神波塞冬的儿子后,12 岁的珀西被送到像他一样的半神半人的夏令营,并与他的新朋友一起寻求防止海神之间的战争的行动。
Sachar, Louis Fuzzy Mud or any children’s book by this author 2015 Fuzzy Mud 讲述了两个中学年龄的孩子从学校超短路回家的故事,他们发现什么看起来像模糊的泥,但实际上是一种有可能对整个世界造成严重破坏的物质。
Sachar, Louis Holes 1998 为了进一步证明他的家庭不幸归咎于远房的诅咒,Stanley Yelnats 被送到德克萨斯沙漠中的一个地狱般的惩教营,在那里他找到了他的第一个真正的朋友、宝藏和对自己的新认识。
Spinelli, Jerry Crash 1996 七年级学生 John "Crash" Coogan 一直满意他强硬、积极进取的行为,直到他与一个不寻常的 Quaker 男孩的关系和祖父的中风让他开始考虑友谊的意义和家庭的重要性
Spyri, Johanna Heidi 1880 孤儿 Heidi 在瑞士阿尔卑斯山与祖父建立了牢固的联系后,她被送到镇里上学,并与一个只能坐在轮椅上的富人女儿成为了朋友,但 Heidi 的健康开始恶化,她越来越渴望回到她在山上的家。
Stilton, Geronimo Bollywood Burglary or any book in the Geronimo Stilton Series 2017 一位宝莱坞明星请求帮助保护珍贵的红宝石,Geronimo Stilton 和 Hercule Poirat 尽管表演技巧有限,但还是不经意中出演了这位女演员的电影,而且当一位匿名的小偷偷走红宝石时,他感到很震惊。
Tarshis, Lauren Tornado Terror or any book in the I Survived: True Stories Series 2017 讲述了两个在密苏里州 Joplin 的可怕龙卷风中幸存下来的年轻人的故事,包括龙卷风的事实以及研究龙卷风的受人尊敬的科学家和追风者的简介。
Watson, Jude Mission Titanic or any book in the 39 Clues series  2015 17 岁的 Ian Kabra 是强大的 Cahill 家族的首领,希望他能找到 Amy 和 Dan 来破译线索,帮助他阻止历史上最大的四场灾难。
Williams-Garcia, Rita One Crazy Summer 2010 11 岁的 Delphine 和她的两个妹妹们不知道当爸爸把他们送上飞机去探望他们多年前就放弃了家人的母亲时会发生什么。那是 1968 年,他们的母亲活跃在 Oakland 的黑人权力(Black Power)运动中。这些女孩希望参观迪斯尼乐园(Disneyland),但他们的母亲却把他们送到了黑豹营地(Black Panthers)。随着夏季的到来,姐妹们在非洲裔美国人历史上的一个关键时刻了解自己、母亲和国家。Delphine 既责怪又渴望母亲,最后这两个强势角色找到了和解措施。如果这是您孩子第一次接触历史小说,她可能会被吸引。

5 年级

作者 标题 出版日期 注释
Alexander, Kwame Animal Ark 2017 这本引人入胜的信息画册中,凭借色彩艳丽的照片和俳句来庆祝世界上受威胁的物种。Alexander 和 Sartore 精心打造了穿越动物王国的惊人旅程,以诗歌和照片的形式近距离观察了数十种动物。
Blair, Shelia  Rock, Brock, and the Savings Shock  2017 Rock 和 Brock 可能是双胞胎,但他们的不同就像两个双胞胎一样。有一天,他们的孙格帕为他们提议了一份计划,在连续十周的周六,他会给他们每人一美元。但有个一个陷阱! “现在听着,陷阱在这里,你节省的每一块钱,我都会尽快匹配。但是花掉它,没有多余的了,所以存好你的现金,看着它成长。” Rock 很兴奋 —— 一美元可以买到各种各样的东西!Brock 在存他的 …… 开始储蓄永远不会太晚。
Boston-Weatherford, Carole  Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself To Freedom  2010 Henry Brown 写道,早在他被称为 Box 之前,他就“以奴隶的身份来到这个世界”。他在孩提时代就开始工作,并作为物质财产被从一代传到下一代。当他成年时,他的妻子和孩子出于恶意被卖掉了。Henry Brown 看着他的家人被锁链束缚着,前往了南部的深处。还能从他身边拿走什么? 但是后来,希望 — 和帮助 — 从地下铁路中出现了。逃脱!
Barton, Carl Whoosh! : Lonnie Johnson's Super-soaking Stream of Inventions  2016 Lonnie Johnson 总是在修修补补。早期项目包括火箭、机器人和强大的派对音响系统。这个故事记录了他在克服障碍方面的毅力,其中一些源于非裔美国人 —— 一项表明他并不适合成为工程师的学校能力倾向测试,以及他的高中团队在赢得 1968 年阿拉巴马大学科学博览会时的经历。Barton 明确了 Johnson 在他的非传统工作中是如何挣扎的,并展示了他的坚持不懈所获得的回报 —— 参加了 Tuskegee 研究所、美国宇航局的工程,并开发了超级喷水枪。
Bowen, Carl Quarterback Rush or any Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novel book 2015 水獭们不断在练习场上离开比赛,并在橄榄球赛中输掉球。外接手 Steve Michaels 必须克服自己的挫败感,帮助他的四分卫 Aaron Corbin 克服恐惧,像他能成为的冠军一样努力竞争。
Brown, Monica Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos 2017 这个标题基于世界上最具影响力的画家之一 Frida Kahlo 的生活,以及激发她艺术和生活灵感的动物。迷人的墨西哥艺术家 Frida Kahlo 因其自我肖像而闻名,她戏剧性的作品采用了大胆而充满活力的色彩。她的作品吸引了人们对墨西哥和土著文化的关注,她的作品也以庆祝女性形式而闻名。
Bryant, Jen Above the Rim: How Elgin Baylor Changed Basketball  2020 名人堂成员 Elgin Baylor 是篮球史上最伟大的球员之一, 他是一位富有创新精神的运动员、团队合作者和安静的变革力量。作为最早的职业非裔美国球员之一,他在场内外都激励了其他人。但在客场比赛时,许多酒店和餐馆都拒绝了埃尔金,因为他是黑人。一天晚上,埃尔金受够了,发起了一场单人抗议,引起了媒体、公众和 NBA 的注意。
Chin, Jason  Redwoods 2015 当一个小男孩偶然看到一本关于红木森林的书时,一次普通的地铁旅行发生了翻天覆地的变化。随着他阅读信息的呈现,随着每一个新的知识,他一直旅行到加利福尼亚州,爬上红木树冠。Jason Chin 的第一本书籍充满了关于这些伟大自然奇观的有趣和准确信息,是一本以强大而美丽的图画故事书为背景的创新纪实小说。
Garcia-Williams, Rita Clayton Byrd Goes Underground 2018 当 Clayton 可以和他的祖父 Cool Papa Byrd 和他的乐队 Bluesman 一起演奏口琴时,他最开心。当他的祖父突然离世时,Clayton 的痛苦是难以忍受的,他不得不想出在没有他的情况下如何生活。Cool Papa 的女儿,Clayton 的母亲不认可她父亲的音乐,并丢弃了 Cool Papa 的所有东西,甚至他的吉他。Clayton 决定逃跑,希望找个一个有 bluesman 的地方。相反,他发现的是一群随着节拍音乐和舞蹈的随意的街头男孩。
Gianferrari, Maria Hawk Rising 2018 一只红尾鹰捕在捕猎,它的雏鸟在雪松树中等待,两个人类的孩子在他们的房子和后院观察。在整整一天中,他多次尝试捕捉猎物都失败了,孩子们看着他被乌鸦围攻。最终,在一天结束时,他成功了,将一只松鼠带回给饥饿的幼崽。逼真的水墨和水彩插图伴随着感性的、诗意的文本、设置郊区场景,并提供了对掠食者行为的动态、自然主义的描绘。视角和色彩变换,呈现出令人惊叹的日出、日落、猎物、邻里等令人惊叹的鸟瞰图和儿童视角。
Fleming, Candance Giant Squid 2016 Fleming 巧妙地向读者介绍了一个神秘的海怪,它在海洋的最深处和最黑暗的地方滑行。特写镜头非常详细,深色调色板增添了阴森森的深海感觉。一点一点地,每个插图都以海洋生物的特定部分为重点,直到整个乌贼呈现在戏剧性的折叠图案中。最后一张图表和进一步阅读的清单为这种对神秘生物的视觉震撼探索增加了科学的倾向。
Floca, Brian Moonshot!: the Flight of Apollo 11   Floca 向第一次登月致敬的全新的扩展的版本。修订版有何不同? 文字更具有包容性(不再暗示只有男性在 NASA 的控制室工作),更具有表现力。两页纸的内容中认知了并描述了代表计划任务、设计和建造航天器以及制造宇航服的成千上万名男女的不同种族群体。包括对使命的更完整描绘,其中包括在月球上度过的夜晚、Eagle 与 Columbia 的重要对接,以及太空舱戏剧性地重返地球大气层。
Grundmann, Emmanuelle  When Elephants Listen With Their Feet: Discover Extraordinary Animal Senses 2021 这本书突出了一些生物独特感官高度发展的非凡方式。文字优雅,通常幽默,且词汇丰富。每个部分都以对意义的简短介绍开始,通常将其与人类对它的使用进行比较,文字是按五种感官进行组织的。有一节介绍了使用地球电磁力的动物,还有一节介绍了使用振动的动物。例如,如果群体受到攻击,白蚁会使用特定的快速节奏用头撞墙以警告其他的白蚁。动物目录提供有关每种生物的附加信息和相应的页码。
Haynes, Richard Orangutan Hats and Other Tools Animals Use 2021 躲开,人来了! 我们并不是唯一可以发明和使用工具来使自己保持饱足、温暖、安全、健康、舒适、甚至娱乐的生物。得益于在该领域工作的生物学家的仔细观察,我们现在知道大象使用防晒霜,长尾猕猴用牙线清洁牙齿,刺客虫使用诱饵引诱猎物,猩猩做枕头,乌鸦会为了好玩而去拉雪橇。现在谁是聪明的了吧?
Lê, Minh Lift 2020 Iris 喜欢在她的公寓楼里推电梯按钮,但是时候与新家庭成员分享乐趣时,她就不愿意说出来。也就是说,直到一个神秘的新按钮的突然出现打开了整个可能性领域,在这些地方她可以自己逃离和探索。但是当她被迫在独自完成或让她的弟弟跟随之间做出选择时,Iris 发现与您所爱的人分享发现可能是最美妙的体验。
Levine, Gail Carson Writing Magic: Creating Stories that Fly 2014 Newbery Honor 作者 Gail Carson Levine 分享了她写作成功的秘诀,包括如何获取想法、营造开头和结尾、写出精彩对话、培养令人难忘的角色等等。
Lombard, Jenny Drita, My Homegirl 2008 Drita 是一名来自科索沃的 10 岁穆斯林阿尔巴尼亚难民,现在居住在纽约布鲁克林市。Maxie 是一个非裔美国人,是那些不想与新人有任何瓜葛的人群中的一份子 —— 直到他们的四年级社会研究教师要求 Maxie 就她的故事采访 Drita。这两个女孩既了解了他们的差异,也了解了他们的联系:Drita 的母亲精神崩溃;Maxie无法直面她对三年前母亲在一场车祸中去世的悲痛。将校园欺凌与战争联系起来的消息有些沉重,但女孩们之间日益增长的友谊和彼此的尊重令人感动,就像 Maxie 发表关于 Drita 遗留之物的报告一样高潮。
Luper, Eric Key Hunters: The Mysterious Moonstone or any book in the Key Hunters Series 2016 Cleo 和 Evan 很好奇图书管理员消失在图书馆后面的什么地方,因此他们跟随她进入一个装满了上锁书籍的神奇图书馆,并找到了一封信,这封信告诉他们之前的图书管理员被困在了一本奇幻书籍的书皮之间,他们必须找到她。
Magoon, Kekla The Season of Styx Malone 2018 故事的讲述者 Caleb 和哥哥 Bobby Gene 遇到了 Styx Malone,她是一位神秘、瘦高个,侃侃而谈的少年。男孩们开始了一场一生难忘的冒险,其中包括打破规则、开怀大笑和、和紧张刺激的乐趣。Magoon 用幽默、真诚和一丝惆怅创造了一场夏日冒险。充满希望的故事,充满魅力的人物。
Marks, Janae From the Desk of Zoe Washington 2020 在她 12 岁生日时,Zoe Washington 收到了她生父 Marcus 的一封信,在 Zoe 的一生中,他都在监狱里。他想认识她,即使她知道她妈妈不喜欢,她还是回信了。所以 Zoe 把这个信件作为秘密保守,并开始定期与 Marcus通信。他分享了自己最喜欢的歌曲,并鼓励 Zoe 追逐烘烤比赛的梦想。当 Marcus 告诉 Zoe 自己是无辜的,她的祖母同意这样的说法时,Zoe 开始了解刑事司法体系中的不平等,她和最好的朋友 Trevor 开始着手寻找可以证明他清白的不在犯罪现场证人。Marcus 不想让她参与其中。但对她妈妈保守秘密很快让 Zoe 无法应对,危及她获得拯救 Marcus 所需信息的机会。Zoe 与 Marcus 的关系是小说的核心,但她与母亲、继父、祖母和 Trevor 的关系也得到了丰富的传达。这部强有力的处女作兼具深度和甜蜜气息,以敏感、引人入胜的方式处理一个棘手的话题。一部关于爱、家庭、友谊和正义的非凡、及时、必读的处女作。
Medina, Meg Merci Suárez Can't Dance 2021 作为 Newbery 勋章获得者 Merci Suarez Changes Gears 的后续作品,这本书讲述了古巴裔美国中学生 Merci Suárez 经历的又一年的起起落落。七年级的 Merci Suárez 的生活有点不同。她的哥哥 Roli 在大学就读;她的祖父 Lolo 的阿尔茨海默氏症更明显;她不得不定期照顾她的 Tía Inés 精力充沛的年少双胞胎。她还在学校发现了新的责任。她和她可能暗恋的同学 Wilson 一起在学校商店工作,但仍然与同学 Edna 不和。Merci 和她的朋友们面临的友谊、责任、学校、暗恋和嫉妒的斗争将引起许多读者的共鸣。
Montgomery, Heather L. Something Rotten: A Fresh Look at Roadkill 2018 Montgomery 的故事 —— 一部分是回忆录,一部分是科学概述 —— 从一条被压扁的蛇开始,接下来她越来越多地了解她在路边发现的动物。作者以诙谐的幽默、血腥的细节和极大的热情解释了这个谜团和其他谜团是如何被解开的,这要归功于向科学中心报告和/或报告道路死亡事件的平民科学家。“这本书不适合娇气的灵魂。”她写道。但是崭露头角的自然学家或生态活动家会发现这是一本很棒的读物。
National Geographic National Geographic Book of Nature Poetry: more than 200 Poems with Photographs that Float, Zoom, and Bloom! 2015 前美国儿童诗人桂冠得主 J. Patrick Lewis 汇编了一本诗集,其中的诗来自著名的和默默无闻的诗人。每张诗歌都搭配着迷人的照片,在每一页上都显示了与各个主题部分相匹配的自然元素。该选集代表着多种风格、时间段、原产国、长度和主题;所有这些都以令人惊叹的背景为背景。
Rusch, Elizabeth The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity 2017 2003 年 6 月 10 日,一位名为 Spirit 的小火星车在飞往火星的火箭上发射升空。2003 年 7 月 7 日,一个名为 Opportunity 的孪生火星车带着同样的使命在太阳系中飙升:查明火星是否曾经有可以支持生命存在的水。备受赞誉的《Scientists in the Field》系列的激动人心的补充,《Mighty Mars Rovers 》通过康奈尔大学天文学教授兼任务首席科学家 Steven Squyres 的眼睛和心灵讲述了有史以来最伟大的太空机器人冒险。
Sepahban, Lois Paper Wishes 2016 1942 年,十岁的 Manami 的家人被迫进入 Manzanar 拘留营。失去她的爱犬 Yujiin 使她伤心欲绝,Manami 变得沉默;她的情感创伤被敏感地描绘出来。Manami 在她最需要的时候恢复了她的声音,故事以充满希望的语气结束。准备好接受一个阴郁故事的读者应该会发现这部关于日裔美国人拘留的小说真实而引人入胜。
Sotomayor, Sonia  Turning Pages: My Life Story  2018 作为第一位拉丁裔最高法院法官,Sonia Sotomayor 激励了世界各地的年轻人去实现他们的梦想。但是,是什么激发了她呢? 对于年轻的 Sonia 来说,答案是书籍! 书籍是她的镜子、她的地图、她的朋友和她的老师。他们帮助她在纽约和波多黎各与她的家人建立联系,治疗她的糖尿病的诊断,面对她父亲的死亡,揭开世界的秘密,并为自己实现任何可能的未来梦想。
Williams-Garcia, Rita One Crazy Summer 2010 11 岁的 Delphine 和她的两个妹妹们不知道当爸爸把他们送上飞机去探望他们多年前就放弃了家人的母亲时会发生什么。那是 1968 年,他们的母亲活跃在 Oakland 的黑人权力(Black Power)运动中。这些女孩希望参观迪斯尼乐园(Disneyland),但他们的母亲却把他们送到了黑豹营地(Black Panthers)。随着夏季的到来,姐妹们在非洲裔美国人历史上的一个关键时刻了解自己、母亲和国家。Delphine 既责怪又渴望母亲,最后这两个强势角色找到了和解措施。如果这是您孩子第一次接触历史小说,她可能会被吸引。

Grade 6

Author Title Publication Date Annotation
Alexander, Kwame Rebound, or any middle school book by Kwame Alexander 2016 In the summer of 1988, twelve-year-old Chuck Bell is sent to stay with his grandparents, where he discovers jazz and basketball and learns more about his family's past.
Auxier, Jonathan Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster 2018 In nineteenth-century England, after her father's disappearance Nan Sparrow, ten, works as a "climbing boy," aiding chimney sweeps, but when her most treasured possessions end up in a fireplace, she unwittingly creates a golem.
Bartoletti, Susan Campbell Terrible Typhoid Mary: A True Story of the Deadliest Cook in America, or any middle school book by Susan Campbell Bartoletti 2015 (nonfiction) True story of Mary Mallon, a cook who unwittingly infected dozens with typhoid in the early 1900s, and the efforts of doctors and scientists to identify the cause and stop the spread of the disease.
Becker, Helaine Dirk Daring, Secret Agent, or any middle school book by Helaine Becker 2014 The spy missions of Darren Dirkowitz (aka Dirk Daring, Secret Agent) are interrupted when his stepbrother gets hold of his top-secret notebook.
Bunce, Elizabeth C. Premeditated Myrtle, or any Myrtle Hardcastle mystery book by Elizabeth C. Bunce 2020 When twelve-year-old aspiring detective Myrtle Hardcastle learns her neighbor in quiet Swinburne, England, a breeder of rare flowers, has died she is certain it was murder and that she must find the killer.
Cisneros, Ernesto Efrén Divided 2020 While his father works two jobs, seventh-grader Efrén Nava must take care of his twin siblings, kindergartners Max and Mia, after their mother is deported to Mexico. Includes glossary of Spanish words.
Haddix, Margaret Peterson The Strangers, or any middle school book by Margaret Peterson Haddix 2019 Told from separate viewpoints, Chess, Emma, and Finn Greystone, ages twelve, ten, and eight, investigate why their mother went missing and uncover their ties to an alternate world.
Higuera, Donna Barba Lupe Wong Won't Dance 2020 Lupe Wong is going to be the first female pitcher in the Major Leagues. She's also championed causes her whole young life. So, when the horror that is square dancing rears its head in gym. Obviously she's not going to let that slide.
Jamieson, Victoria, and Omar Mohamed When Stars Are Scattered 2020 (graphic novel) Omar and his younger brother Hassan live in a refugee camp, and when an opportunity for Omar to get an education comes along, he must decide between going to school every day or caring for his nonverbal brother. 
Johnson, Varian Twins, or any middle school book by Varian Johnson 2020 (graphic novel) Maureen and Francine Carter are twins and best friends.  But just before the girls start sixth grade, Francine becomes Fran -- a girl who wants to join the chorus, run for class president, and dress in ways that set her apart from Maureen. The sisters are growing apart and there's nothing Maureen can do to stop it. 
Keller, Tae When You Trap a Tiger, or any middle school book by Tae Keller 2020 When Lily, her sister Sam, and their mother move in with her sick grandmother, Lily traps a tiger and makes a deal with him to heal Halmoni.
Korman, Gordon Supergifted, or any book by Gordon Korman 2018 After years at the Academy for Scholastic Distinction, all Noah dreams of is the opportunity to fail if he wants to and he's landed in the perfect place to do it-Donovan's school.
Levy, Joshua S. Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy 2019 What was supposed to be the last day of seventh grade turns into the first day of saving the world.
McManis, Charlene Willing Indian No More 2020 When Regina's Umpqua tribe is legally terminated and her family must relocate from Oregon to Los Angeles, she goes on a quest to understand her identity as an Indian despite being so far from home.
Medina, Meg Merci Suarez Changes Gears, or any middle school book by Meg Medina 2018 Merci attends sixth grade in a private school in Florida as a scholarship student and deals daily with problem girls. At home, her beloved grandfather begins forgetting things and becomes clumsy and angry. When the other adults in her life aren’t really helping her, Merci changes gears to help herself. 
Reynolds, Jason Patina, or any book in the Track series by Jason Reynolds 2017 A newbie to the track team, Patina must learn to rely on her teammates as she tries to outrun her personal demons.
Soontornvat, Christina A Wish in the Dark 2020 Set in a Thai-inspired fantasy world, Christina Soontornvat's twist on Victor Hugo's Les Misérables is a dazzling, fast-paced adventure that explores the difference between law and justice -- and asks whether one child can shine a light in the dark.
Swanson, James "The President Has Been Shot!" The Assassination of John F. Kennedy, or any middle school book by James Swanson 2013 (nonfiction) A breathtaking and dramatic account of the JFK assassination. 
Telgemeier, Raina Guts, or any middle school book by Raina Telgemeier   2019 (graphic novel) After a particularly bad bout of the flu in fourth grade, Raina keeps having stomach aches and intense feelings about food and germs. The thought of being near a sick person sends her into a panic, and conflicts among her friends at school and embarrassment about bodily functions in general certainly don't help matters. 
Warga, Jasmine Other Words for Home 2019 Sent with her mother to the safety of a relative's home in Cincinnati when her Syrian hometown is overshadowed by violence, Jude worries for the family members who were left behind as she adjusts to a new life with unexpected surprises.

Grade 7

Author Title Publication Date Annotation
Bigelow, Lisa Jenn Hazel's Theory of Evolution 2020 Hazel knows a lot about the world. But even Hazel doesn't have answers for the questions awaiting her as she enters eighth grade. As Hazel struggles to cope, she'll come to realize that sometimes you have to look within yourself--instead of the pages of a book--to find the answer to life's most important questions.
Braden, Ann The Benefits of Being an Octopus 2018 Seventh-grader Zoey Albro focuses on caring for three younger siblings and avoiding rich classmates at school until her fascination with octopuses gets her on the debate team and she begins to speak out.
Callender, Kacen King and the Dragonflies 2020 Twelve-year-old Kingston James is sure his brother Khalid has turned into a dragonfly. When his former best friend, the gay son of the local sheriff, runs away, the weight of expectations and secrets leads King to examine everything he thinks he knows about being brave, being a man, and being himself. 
Craft, Jerry New Kid, or any middle school book by Jerry Craft 2019 (graphic novel) Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. 
Dionne, Evette Lifting As We Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box 2020 (nonfiction) This National Book Award longlisted book tells the important, overlooked story of Black women as a force in the suffrage movement, when fellow suffragists did not accept them as equal partners in the struggle. 
Engle, Margarita Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings : a Memoir, or any middle school book by Margarita Engle. 2015 In this poetic memoir, Margarita Engle, the first Latina woman to receive a Newbery Honor, tells of growing up as a child of two cultures during the Cold War.
Gemeinhart, Dan The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise 2019 Twelve-year-old Coyote and her father rush to Poplin Springs, Washington, in their old school bus to save a memory box buried in a park that will soon be demolished.
Gratz, Alan Grenade, or any middle school book by Alan Gratz 2020 On April 1, 1945, fourteen-year-old native Okinawan Hideki, is handed two grenades and told to go kill American soldiers. Hideki just wants to find his family, and his struggle across the island will bring him face-to-face with Ray, a marine in his very first battle. 
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Children of Exile, or any middle school book by Margaret Peterson Haddix 2016 Twelve-year-old Rosi, raised in a foster village, is returned to her biological parents and discovers home is not what she expected it to be.
Hale, Nathan Blades of Freedom, or any book in the series Nathan Hale's hazardous tales 2020 (graphic novel) The story of the Haitian Revolution and its role in Napoleon's decision to sell Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe the whole Louisiana Territory, when they sought to buy only New Orleans. 
Hiaasen, Carl Squirm, or any middle school book by Carl Hiaasen 2018 Billy Dickens discovers that his mysterious father lives in Montana, so this summer Billy will fly across the country, hike a mountain, float a river, dodge a grizzly bear, shoot down a spy drone, and save his own father.
Hiranandani, Veera The Night Diary 2018 Set in 1947, during the months before and after the independence of India and subsequent division with Pakistan, and is written as diary entries from the perspective of Nisha, a girl who has just celebrated her twelfth birthday along with her twin brother, Amil. 
Hunt, Lynda Mullaly Shouting at the Rain, or any book by Lynda Mullaly Hunt 2019 Delsie loves tracking the weather, living with her grandmother, and the support of friends and neighbors, but misses having a "regular family," especially after her best friend outgrows her.
Key, Watt Deep Water, or any middle school book by Watt Key 2018 When a dive off the coast of Alabama goes horribly wrong, twelve-year-old Julie and one of her father's scuba clients struggle to survive after reaching an abandoned oil rig.
Korman, Gordon Restart, or any book by Gordon Korman 2017 Chase does not remember falling off the roof, in fact he does not remember anything about himself, and when he gets back to middle school he begins to learn who he was through the reactions of the other kids--trouble is, he really is not sure he likes the Chase that is being revealed, but can he take the opportunity amnesia has provided and restart his life?
Ponti, James City Spies 2020 Sentenced to juvenile detention after exposing her foster parents' crimes, a talented young hacker is rescued by a British spy who recruits five teen savants from different world regions to become elite agents for MI5.
Reedy, Trent Words in the Dust, or any middle school titles by Trent Reedy 2011 Zulaikha, a thirteen-year-old girl in Afghanistan, faces a series of frightening but exhilarating changes in her life as she defies her father and secretly meets with an old woman who teaches her to read, her older sister gets married, and American troops offer her surgery to fix her disfiguring cleft lip.
Rhodes, Jewell Parker Ghost Boys, or any book by Jewell Parker Rhodes 2018 After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a White police officer, he observes the aftermath of his death and meets the ghosts of other fallen black boys including Emmett Till.
Soontornvat, Christina All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team 2020 (nonfiction)  A unique account of the amazing Thai cave rescue told in a heart-racing, you-are-there style that blends suspense, science, and cultural insight. 
Surrisi, Cynthia Side of Sabotage, or any middle school book by Cynthia Surrisi 2018 A fancy fine dining establishment has opened in Quinnie Boyd's Maine town, creating new competition for her father's humble café. When things start to go wrong at the café, Quinnie suspects the people behind the new restaurant are to blame
Ying, Victoria City of Secrets 2020 (graphic novel) Since his father's death, Ever Barnes has secretly been in charge of an amazing mechanical building but now, ruffians are after him and his new friend Hannah, the building owner's spunky daughter.

Grade 8

Author Title Publication Date Annotation
Bossley, Michele Martin Cracked 2007 Junior high detectives Trevor, Robyn and Nick help their friend Courtney whose brother Josh, competing for the Canadian national bobsled team, is accused of sabotaging another competitor's sled. 
Bowling, Dusti Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus 2017 New friends and a mystery help Aden, thirteen, adjust to middle school and life at a dying western theme park in a new state, where her being born armless presents many challenges.
Cartaya, Pablo Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish 2018 After a fight at school leaves Marcus facing suspension, Marcus's mother takes him and his younger brother, who has Down syndrome, to Puerto Rico to visit relatives they do not remember or have never met, and while there Marcus starts searching for his father, who left their family ten years ago and is somewhere on the island.
Collins, Suzanne Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, or any book in the Hunger Games series 2020 An origin story for both President Snow and the Hunger Games as we know them.
Day, Christine I Can Make this Promise 2019 When twelve-year-old Edie finds letters and photographs in her attic that change everything she thought she knew about her Native American mother's adoption, she realizes she has a lot to learn about her family's history and her own identity
Fleming, Candace The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh 2020 (nonfiction) Discover the dark side of Charles Lindbergh, one of America's most celebrated heroes and complicated men, in this riveting biography.
Greenwald, Tom Game Changer 2018 While thirteen-year-old Teddy fights for his life after a football injury at training camp, his friends and family gather to support him and discuss events leading to his coma. Told through dialogue, text messages, newspaper articles, transcripts, an online forum, and Teddy's inner thoughts.
Hale, Shannon Real Friends, or any middle school book by Shannon Hale 2017 (graphic memoir) Shannon and Adrienne have been best friends ever since they were little. But one day, Adrienne starts hanging out with Jen, the most popular girl in class and the leader of a circle of friends called The Group. Everyone in The Group wants to be Jen's #1, and some girls would do anything to stay on top . . . even if it means bullying others. 
Lee, Yoon Ha Dragon Pearl 2020 Min, a thirteen-year-old girl with fox-magic, stows away on a battle cruiser and impersonates a cadet in order to solve the mystery of what happened to her older brother in the Thousand World Space Forces.
McIntosh, Will Watchdog 2017 Orphaned and homeless, fourteen-year-old twins Vick and Tara, who is autistic, go up against a crime lord and her four-legged robotic army, with help from their robotic dog, Daisy.
Messner, Kate Breakout, or any middle school book by Kate Messner 2018 From multiple perspectives, tells of a time capsule project and the middle schoolers who contribute, including future journalist Nora Tucker and newcomer Elidee Jones, whose brother is in the local prison.
Oppel, Kenneth Bloom, or any middle school book by Kenneth Oppel 2020 When the world is overtaken by monster alien plants that emit toxic pollens and swallow up people, three kids on a remote island look for clues in their unusual allergies to understand their immunity to the invaders.
Reynolds, Jason Stamped--racism, antiracism, and you A remix of the national book award-winning stamped from the beginning. 2020 (nonfiction) A history of racist and antiracist ideas in America, from their roots in Europe until today, adapted from the National Book Award winner "Stamped from the Beginning."
Saeed, Aisha Amal Unbound 2018 In Pakistan, Amal holds onto her dream of being a teacher even after becoming an indentured servant to pay off her family's debt to the wealthy and corrupt Khan family.
Smith, Roland Peak, or any book by Roland Smith 2014  After 14 year old Peak Marcello is caught climbing a building, the judge tells him he must leave New York and join his father in Thailand. Peak's father wants him to become the youngest person ever to climb Mt. Everest, and Peak excitedly agrees, not knowing what sacrifices the adventure will demand of him.
Takei, George They Called Us Enemy 2019 A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II.
Taylor, Mildred All the Days Past, All the Days to Come, or any middle school book by Mildred Taylor 2020 Cassie Logan, first met in  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, is a young woman now, searching for her place in the world, a journey that takes her from Toledo to California, to law school in Boston, and, ultimately, in the 60s, home to Mississippi to participate in voter registration. 
Westerfeld, Scott Impostors, or any middle school book by Scott Westerfeld 2019 Frey and Rafi are twin sisters, but few people know of Frey's existence, because she has been raised to be her sister's body double and lethal bodyguard, while Rafi has been raised to further the family's political power. When their father sends Frey in her sister's place as collateral in a tricky deal,  the son of a rival leader gets close enough to suspect something is amiss.
Woodson, Jacqueline Before the Ever After, or any middle school book by Jacqueline Woodson 2020 ZJ's friends Ollie, Darry and Daniel help him cope when his father, a beloved professional football player, suffers severe headaches and memory loss that spell the end of his career. 
Yang, Gene Luen Dragon Hoops, or any middle school book by Gene Luen Yang 2020 (graphic novel) The men's varsity team, the Dragons, is having a phenomenal season that's been decades in the making. Each victory brings them closer to their ultimate goal: the California State Championships.

Grade 9

Author Title Publication Date Annotation
Alifirenka, Caitlin  & Martin Ganda with Liz Welch I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives 2015 In this ... dual memoir, Caitlin and Martin recount how they became best friends--and better people--through their long-distance exchange [as pen-pals]. (Nonfiction) 
Cabot, Meg All American Girl or any title by Meg Cabot 2002 A sophomore girl stops a presidential assassination attempt, is appointed Teen Ambassador to the United Nations, and catches the eye of the very cute First Son.
Card, Orson Scott Children of the Fleet or any book by Orson Scott Card 2017 Dabeet Ochoa is a very smart kid. He's top of his class in every school, but he doesn't think he has a chance at Fleet School, because he has no connections to the Fleet. But then Colonel Graff arrives at his school for an interview, and everything changes.
Cass, Kiera The Selection or any book by Kiera Cass 2012 Sixteen-year-old America Singer is living in the caste-divided nation of Illea, which formed after the war that destroyed the United States. America is chosen to compete in the Selection--a contest to see which girl can win the heart of Illea's prince--but all she really wants is a chance for a future with her secret love, Aspen, who is a caste below her.--Provided by publisher.
Chee, Traci We Are Not Free 2020 For fourteen-year-old budding artist Minoru Ito, his two brothers, his friends, and the other members of the Japanese-American community in southern California, the three months since Pearl Harbor was attacked have become a waking nightmare: attacked, spat on, and abused with no way to retaliate--and now things are about to get worse, their lives forever changed by the mass incarcerations in the relocation camps.
Clare, Cassandra  Clockwork Angel or any book by Cassandra Clare  2010 Sixteen-year-old Tessa Gray travels to England in search of her brother only to be abducted by the Dark Sisters, residents of London's Downworld, home to the city's supernatural folk, and she becomes the object of much attention--both good and bad--when it is discovered she has the power to transform at will into another person.
Condie, Allyson Matched or any book by Allyson Condie 2010 All her life, Cassia has never had a choice. The Society dictates everything: when and how to play, where to work, where to live, what to eat and wear, when to die, and most importantly to Cassia as she turns 17, who to marry. When she is Matched with her best friend Xander, things couldn't be more perfect. But why did her neighbor Ky's face show up on her match disk as well?
Dashner, James The Eye of Minds or any book by James Dashner 2013 Michael is a skilled internet gamer in a world of advanced technology. When a cyber-terrorist begins to threaten players, Michael is called upon to seek him and his secret's out-- Provided by publisher.
Deuker, Carl Golden Arm 2020 Lazarus Weathers, a high school senior from the wrong side of the tracks, seeks to protect his half-brother while pitching his way out of poverty, one strike at a time.
Fleming, Candace The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh 2020 (Nonfiction) A biography of one of America's most celebrated heroes, and most complicated, troubled men, Charles Lindbergh.
Lu, Marie Warcross or any other title by Marie Lu 2017 When teenage coder Emika Chen hacks her way into the opening tournament of the Warcross Championships, she glitches herself into the game as well as a sinister plot with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire.
Lupica, Mike  The Batboy or any book by Mike Lupica 2010 Even though his mother feels baseball ruined her marriage to his father, she allows fourteen-year-old Brian to become a bat boy for the Detroit Tigers, who have just drafted his favorite player back onto the team.
Paolini, Christopher Eragon or any title by Christopher Paolini 2003 In Alagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.
Park, Linda Sue  A Long Walk to Water or any high school title by Linda Sue Park 2010 When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.
Pierce, Tamora  Trickster’s Choice or any title by Tamora Pierce 2003 Alianne must call forth her mother's courage and her father's wit in order to survive on the Copper Isles in a royal court rife with political intrigue and murderous conspiracy.
Rivera, Lilliam Never Look Back 2020 A modern retelling of the myth, Orpheus and Eurydice, in which Eury leaves Puerto Rico for the Bronx, haunted by losing all to Hurricane Maria and by evil spirit Ato, and meets a bachata-singing charmer, Pheus.
Sáenz, Benjamin Alire  Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe 2012 Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante and they become friends, Ari starts to ask questions about himself, his parents, and his family that he has never asked before.
Yang, Gene Luen American Born Chinese or any book by Gene Luen Yang  2006 (Graphic Novel) Alternates interrelated stories about three characters, including a Chinese American trying to participate in popular culture; a Chinese folk hero attempting to be worshipped as a god; and a teenager who is so ashamed by his Chinese cousin's behavior that he changes schools.  
Yousafzai, Malala I Am Malala : The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban 2013 (Nonfiction) Malala Yousafzai describes her fight for education for girls under Taliban rule, the support she received from her parents to pursue an education, and how the Taliban retaliated against her by trying to kill her. 
Zusak, Markus The Book Thief or any title by Markus Zusak 2006 Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors. 

Grade 10

Author Title Publication Date Annotation
Acevedo, Elizabeth Clap When You Land 2020 (Novel in verse) Sixteen-year-olds Camino Rios, of the Dominican Republic, and Yahaira Rios, of New York City, are devastated to learn of their father's death in a plane crash and stunned to learn of each other's existence. 
Adeyemi, Tomi Children of Blood and Bone or any title by Tomi Adeyemi 2018 Seventeen-year-old Zélie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue Princess Amari fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the crown prince, who believes the return of magic will mean the end of the monarchy. 
Alameda, Courtney Pitch Dark or any title by Courtney Alameda 2018 Tuck Durante, a shipraider, and Lana Gray, a curator, must work together to try to rescue a space capsule hijacked by nightmarish creatures who kill with a scream. 
 Bagieu, Pénélope Brazen: Rebel Ladies who Rocked the World 2018 (Graphic Novel/Nonfiction)  With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist. Penelope Bagieu. profiles the lives of these feisty female role models. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.
Carter, Ally All Fall Down or any title by Ally Carter 2015 There are many powerful people along Embassy Row who want Grace to block out all her unpretty thoughts. But Grace will not stop until she finds out who killed her mother and make the killer pay.
Dessen, Sarah The Rest of the Story or any title by Sarah Dessen 2019 Unexpectedly sent to spend the summer with her late mother's estranged relatives at scenic North Lake, a teen finds herself torn between her mother's working-class relatives and her father's wealthier associates.
Doerr, Anthony All the Light We Cannot See 2014 A blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.
Feinstein, John The Walk On or any title by John Feinstein 2014 After moving to a new town his freshman year in high school, Alex Myers is happy to win a spot on the varsity team as a quarterback but must deal with the idea of not playing for two years since the first-string quarterback is not only a local hero, he is also son of the corrupt head coach.
Gansworth, Eric L Apple: Skin to the Core --A Memoir in Words and Pictures 2020 (Nonfiction) Eric Gansworth tells the story of his life and family through poems about their Onondaga heritage, from the horrible legacy of government boarding schools, to watching his siblings leave and return and leave again, to his fight to be an artist who balances multiple worlds.
Khorram, Adib Darius the Great Is Not Okay 2018 Clinically depressed Darius Kellner, a high school sophomore, travels to Iran to meet his grandparents, but it is their next-door neighbor, Sohrab, who changes his life.
Lockhart, E. We Were Liars or any title by E. Lockhart 2013 Spending the summers on her family's private island off the coast of Massachusetts with her cousins and a special boy named Gat, teenaged Cadence struggles to remember what happened during her fifteenth summer. 
Yamile Saied Méndez Furia 2020 Seventeen-year-old Camila Hassan, a rising soccer star in Rosario, Argentina, dreams of playing professionally, in defiance of her fathers' wishes and at the risk of her budding romance with Diego.
Myers, Walter Dean Monster or any high school title by Walter Dean Myers 1999 While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken.
Oppel, Kenneth Airborn or any title by Kenneth Oppel 2004 Matt, a young cabin boy aboard an airship, and Kate, a wealthy young girl traveling with her chaperone, team up to search for the existence of mysterious winged creatures reportedly living hundreds of feet above the Earth's surface.
Sepetys, Ruta Between Shades of Gray (also released as Ashes in the Snow) or any title by Ruta Sepetys 2011 In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil. Based on the author's family, includes a historical note.
Shusterman, Neal Dry or any high school title by Neal Shusterman 2018 A lengthy California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, turning Alyssa's quiet suburban street into a warzone, and she is forced to make impossible choices if she and her brother are to survive.
Silvera, Adam More Happy Than Not 2015 After enduring his father's suicide, his own suicide attempt, broken friendships, and more in the Bronx projects, Aaron Soto, sixteen, is already considering the Leteo Institute's memory-alteration procedure when his new friendship with Thomas turns to unrequited love.
Skloot, Rebecca The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks or any title by Rebecca Skloot 2010 (Nonfiction) This book documents the story of how scientists took cells from an unsuspecting descendant of freed slaves and created a human cell line that has been kept alive indefinitely, enabling discoveries in such areas as cancer research, in vitro fertilization, and gene mapping.
Stiefvater, Maggie Raven Boys or any title by Maggie Stiefvater 2012 Though she is from a family of clairvoyants, Blue Sargent's only gift seems to be that she makes other people's talents stronger, and when she meets Gansey, one of the Raven Boys from the expensive Aglionby Academy, she discovers that he has talents of his own--and that together their talents are a dangerous mix.
Venkatraman, Padma A Time to Dance or any other title by Padma Venkatraman 2015 (Novel in verse) In India, a girl who excels at Bharatanatyam dance refuses to give up after losing a leg in an accident.

Grade 11

Author Title Publication Date Annotation
Acevedo, Elizabeth The Poet X or any other title by Elizabeth Acevedo 2018 (Novel in Verse) Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking.
Aveyard, Victoria Red Queen or any other title by Victoria Aveyard 2015 In a world divided by blood--those with common, Red blood serve the Silver-blooded elite, who are gifted with superhuman abilities--seventeen-year-old Mare, a Red, discovers she has an ability of her own. To cover up this impossibility, the king forces her to play the role of a lost Silver princess and betroths her to one of his own sons. But Mare risks everything and uses her new position to help the Scarlet Guard --a growing Red rebellion--even as her heart tugs her in an impossible direction.
Bardugo, Leigh Six of Crows or any other title by Leigh Bardugo 2015 Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. Kaz's crew is the only thing that might stand between the world and destruction--if they don't kill each other first.
Divine, L. Drama High Series 2006-2016 After a summer of bliss with boyfriend KJ, Jayd Jackson returns to South Bay High (aka Drama High) to discover that she's been dumped, her former best friend is out to get her and KJ's new girl is looking to knock her out. (Book 1)
Gaiman, Neil The Graveyard Book or any other title by Neil Gaiman 2008 The orphan Bod, short for Nobody, is taken in by the inhabitants of a graveyard as a child of eighteen months and raised lovingly and carefully to the age of eighteen years by the community of ghosts and other worldly creatures.
Giles, L.R. Not So Pure and Simple or any other title by L.R. (Lamar) Giles 2020 High school junior Del Rainey unwittingly joins a Purity Pledge class at church, hoping to get closer to his long-term crush, Kiera.
Godbersen, Anna The Luxe or any other title by Anna Godbersen  2007 In Manhattan in 1899, five teens of different social classes lead dangerously scandalous lives, despite the strict rules of society and the best-laid plans of parents and others.
Green, John The Fault in Our Stars or any other title by John Green 2012 Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life.
Hesse, Monica  They Went Left 2020 Eighteen-year-old Zofia Lederman, a Holocaust survivor, travels across post-war Europe as she searches for her younger brother, Abek, and seeks to rebuild her shattered life.
Iloh, Candice Every Body Looking 2020 (Novel in verse) A mixed-heritage dancer's coming of age within the African diaspora is shaped by abuse at the hands of a cousin, her mother's descent into addiction, and her father's efforts to create a Nigerian-inspired home in America.
Keplinger, Kody That's Not What Happened 2015 In the three years since the Virgil County High School Massacre, a story has grown up around one of the victims, Sarah McHale, that says she died proclaiming her Christian faith--but Leanne Bauer was there, and knows what happened, and she has a choice: stay silent and let people believe in Sarah's martyrdom, or tell the truth.
Lee, Stacey The Downstairs Girl 2019 1890, Atlanta. By day, seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for the cruel Caroline Payne, the daughter of one of the wealthiest men in Atlanta. But by night, Jo moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for 'the genteel Southern lady.'
Lewis, John March or any other title by John Lewis 2013 (Graphic Novel/Nonfiction) Book One spans John Lewis’ youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent lunch counter sit-ins, building to a stunning climax on the steps of City Hall.
Mafi, Tahereh A Very Large Expanse of Sea or any title by Tahereh Mafi 2018 In 2002, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl named Shirin starts over at yet another high school, having dealt with the prejudice and abuse that followed 9/11. She copes with the anti-Islamic animosity by turning to music and break-dancing. She meets Ocean James, who comes from a very different background, but really seems to want to get to know her. But she's had the walls up for so long, she doesn't know if she can really let him in.
McCullough, David 1776 or any title by David McCullough 2005 (Nonfiction) In this masterful book, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence—when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed and the noble ideals of the Declaration would have amounted to little more than words on paper.
McGinnis, Mindy Heroine or any title by Mindy McGinnis 2019 When a car crash sidelines Mickey just before softball season, she has to find a way to hold on to her spot as the catcher for a team expected to make a historic tournament run. Behind the plate is the only place she’s ever felt comfortable, and the painkillers she’s been prescribed can help her get there.
Reynolds, Jason Long Way Down or other high school title by Jason Reynolds 2017 (Novel in Verse) As Will, fifteen, sets out to avenge his brother Shawn's fatal shooting, seven ghosts who knew Shawn board the elevator and reveal truths Will needs to know. 
Ribay, Randy After the Shot Drops or any title by Randy Ribay 2018 Told from alternating perspectives, Bunny takes a basketball scholarship to an elite private school to help his family, leaving behind Nasir, his best friend, in their tough Philadelphia neighborhood.
Thomas, Angie The Hate U Give or any other title by Angie Thomas 2017 Starr Carter, a 16-year-old Black girl, may live in a neighborhood infested with gang violence, but she goes to school at Williamson Prep, a private school miles away. She has a White boyfriend there, and though there is a handful of Black students at the school, she still cannot feel like herself in either place. One day she gets a ride home from Khalil, a childhood friend. They are pulled over by a white cop and Khalil, unarmed, is shot and killed. Only Starr knows what really happened in that confrontation, but what she says, or refuses to say, could upend her community and even endanger her family and herself.
Wile, Deborah Kent State 2020 (Free-verse/Nonfiction) Told from different points of view--protesters, students, National Guardsmen, and "townies"--recounts the story of what happened at Kent State in May 1970, when four college students were killed by National Guardsmen, and a student protest was turned into a bloody battlefield.

Grade 12

Author Title Publication Date Annotation
Acevedo, Elizabeth With the Fire on High or any other title by Elizabeth Acevedo 2019 Teen mother Emoni Santiago struggles with the challenges of finishing high school and her dream of working as a chef.
Anderson, Laurie Halse The Impossible Knife of Memory or any other high school title by Laurie Halse Anderson 2014 Hayley Kincaid and her father move back to their hometown to try a 'normal' life, but the horrors he saw in the war threaten to destroy their lives.
Atkinson, Rick The Army at Dawn or any title by Rick Atkinson 2002 (Nonfiction) In 1942-1943, North Africa became a proving ground where American officers learned how to lead and just what it took to vanquish the enemy. This is the first volume in a trilogy about the liberation of Europe in World War II.
Brown, Don  The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees 2018 (Graphic Novel/Nonfiction) An important, timely, and eye-opening exploration of the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis, exposing the harsh realities of living in, and trying to escape, a war zone.   
Crutcher, Chris Whale Talk or any other title by Chris Crutcher 2001 There's bad news and good news about the Cutter High School swim team. The bad news is that they don't have a pool. The good news is that only one of them can swim anyway. Bestselling author Chris Crutcher's controversial and acclaimed novel follows a group of outcasts as they take on inequality and injustice in their high school.
Culley, Betty Three Things I know Are True 2020 (Novel in verse) When Liv's older brother, Jonah, accidentally shoots himself with his best friend Clay's father's gun, her life changes forever. Now Jonah needs round-the-clock care just to stay alive and Liv feels like she's the only one who can still see her brother inside his broken body. When Liv's mom sues Clay's family, Liv knows there are lines that she can't cross, but Clay is her friend too and she refuses to give up on Clay and Jonah.
Deuker, Carl Swagger 2013 High school senior point guard Jonas Dolan is on the fast track to a basketball career until an unthinkable choice puts his future on the line.
Grisham, John The Firm or any title by John Grisham 1999 Mitch McDeere, a Harvard Law graduate, becomes suspicious of his Memphis tax firm when mysterious deaths, obsessive office security, and the Chicago mob figure into its operations.
Hammonds Reed, Christina The Black Kids 2020 With the Rodney King riots closing in on high school senior Ashley and her family, the privileged bubble she has enjoyed, protecting her from the difficult realities most black people face, begins to crumble. 
Holland, Sara Everless or any title by Sara Holland 2018 In a land where the rich are able to hoard time, Jules Ember returns to the estate where she and her father used to be servants and where the youngest son of an aristocratic family is planning to marry the daughter of the queen. 
Hosseini, Khaled A Thousand Splendid Suns or any title by Khaled Hoesseini 2007 Two women born a generation apart witness the destruction of their home and family in war torn Kabul, losses incurred over the course of thirty years that test the limits of their strength and courage.
Jackson, Tiffany D. Allegedly 2017 A young girl, convicted of murder as a child, serves her sentence only to be placed in a group home, where, upon her release, she must grapple with starting over and an unplanned pregnancy.
Krakauer, Jon Into Thin Air or any title by Jon Krakauer 1999 (Nonfiction) The author relates his experience of climbing Mount Everest during its deadliest season and examines what it is about the mountain that makes people willingly subject themselves to such risk, hardship, and expense.
Magoon, Kekla How It Went Down or any title by Kekla Magoon 2014 When sixteen-year-old Tariq Johnson is shot to death, his community is thrown into an uproar because Tariq was Black and the shooter, Jack Franklin, is White, and in the aftermath everyone has something to say, but no two accounts of the events agree. 
Medina, Meg Burn Baby Burn or any high school title by Meg Medina 2016 Nora Lopez is seventeen during the summer of 1977, when New York is besieged by arson, a massive blackout, and a serial killer named Son of Sam. Meg Medina transports us to a time when tempers and temperatures ran high to share the story of a young woman who discovers that the greatest dangers are often closer than we like to admit.
Panetta, Kevin Bloom 2019 (Graphic Novel) Ari can't wait to escape his home town and the boredom of working in his family's bakery. He has plans to move to the city and hopes to make it big with his band. But before he can move forward, his family needs to find a replacement for him at the bakery. That's when he meets Hector, one of the candidates for his job. And the more they get to know each other, the more obvious it becomes that there could be a love connection if Ari plays his cards right.
Slater, Dashka The 57 Bus or any other high school title by Dashka Slater 2017 (Nonfiction) If it weren't for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, one of the most diverse cities in the country, but they inhabited different worlds. Sasha, a White teen, lived in the middle-class foothills and attended a small private school. Richard, a Black teen, lived in the crime-plagued flatlands and attended a large public one. Each day, their paths overlapped for a mere eight minutes
Stone, Peter The Perfect Candidate 2018 When Cameron Carter goes straight from high school in small-town California to a summer internship with a powerful U.S. Congressman he admires, he soon learns that not everything in Washington, D.C. is as it appears. 
Sullivan, Mark Beneath a Scarlet Sky or any title by Mark Sullivan 2017 In 1940s Italy, teenager Pino Lella joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps and falls for a beautiful widow, he also becomes the personal driver of one of the Third Reich's most powerful commanders.
Yoon, David Frankly in Love 2019 High school senior Frank Li takes a risk to go after a girl his parents would never approve of, but his plans will leave him wondering if he ever really understood love--or himself--at all.

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