April 23, 2017

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Best Books 2014: Middle Grade

BB2014-CrossoverThe Crossover
Kwame Alexander. Houghton Harcourt.
BB2014-The-Night-GardenerThe Night Gardener
Jonathan Auxier. Abrams/Amulet.
BB2014-El-DeafoEl Deafo
Cece Bell. Abrams/Amulet.
Esther Ehrlich. Random/Wendy Lamb Bks.
BB2014-Ophelia-and-the-Marvelous-BoyOphelia and the Marvelous Boy
Karen Foxlee. Knopf.
BB2014-My-Heart-Is-LaughingMy Heart Is Laughing
Rose Lagercrantz. illus. by illus. by Eva Eriksson. Gecko Pr.
BB2014-Rain-ReignRain Reign
Ann M. Martin. Feiwel & Friends.
BB2014-The-BoundlessThe Boundless
Kenneth Oppel. S. & S.
BB2014-The-Red-PencilThe Red Pencil
Andrea Davis Pinkney. illus. by illus. by Shane W. Evans. Little, Brown.
BB2014-West-of-the-MoonWest of the Moon
Margi Preus. Abrams/Amulet.
Cartwheeling-in-thunderstormsCartwheeling in Thunderstorms
Katherine Rundell. S. & S.
Raina Telgemeier. Scholastic/Graphix.
Deborah Wiles. Scholastic.
Be TweenSLJ's latest monthly newsletter, Be Tween, launched in January. Be Tween explores middle grade books, library programs, and services for the tweenaged, helping librarians better serve their middle grade patrons. From collection development pieces and booklists to innovative programming ideas, Be Tween focuses on the unique challenges and opportunities around serving those kids who are not little children anymore—but not quite young adults, either.