August 17, 2017

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Best Books 2015: Middle Grade

The Thing About Jellyfish
Ali Benjamin. Little, Brown.
Alex Gino. Scholastic.
Lost in the Sun
Lisa Graff. Philomel.
Cuckoo Song
Frances Hardinge. Abrams/Amulet.
Roller Girl
Victoria Jamieson. illus. by illus. by author. Dial.
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer
Kelly Jones. illus. by illus. by Katie Kath. Knopf.
Blackbird Fly
Erin Entrada Kelly. HarperCollins/Greenwillow.
In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse
Joseph Marshall III. Abrams.
Fish In a Tree
Linda Mullaly Hunt. Penguin/Nancy Paulsen Bks.
The Nest
Kenneth Oppel. illus. by illus. by Jon Klassen. S. & S.
Lost in NYC: A Subway Adventure/Perdidos en NYC: una aventura en el metro
Nadja Spiegelman. illus. by illus. by Sergio Garcia Sanchez. TOON Graphic.
The Whisper
Aaron Starmer. Farrar.
Goodbye Stranger
Rebecca Stead. Random/Wendy Lamb Bks.
Gone Crazy in Alabama
Rita Williams-Garcia. HarperCollins/Amistad.
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  1. Thank you Linda Mullaly Hunt for writing fish in tree book. i enjoyed reading that book. i recommend this book.