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This shortlist comprises the books readers felt strongly about, one way or another! Click on the links to tell us what YOU thought of each book!
In alphabetical order:
- Jefferson's Sons by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
- Amelia Lost by Candace Fleming
- Hidden by Helen Frost
- True...Sort of by Katherine Hannigan
- Junonia by Kevin Henkes
- Trouble with May Amelia by Jennifer Holm
- Freedom Stone by Jeffrey Kluger
- Inside Out And Back Again by Thannha Lai
- Never Forgotten by Patricia McKissack
- Heart and Soul by Kadir Nelson
- Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt
- A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness (the experts aren't sure whether this book will be eligible or not, so it's staying on the list)
- Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
- Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
- Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu
Read as many of the books as you can! A second list will be sent out in Late December of any late releasing titles to add to the list.
January 6 - email Kris your top 5 titles! Use the Note Taking Guide (avail 12/3) to help firm up your thoughts!
January 6 - Kris will also need to know which 3 books you would be williing to champion. You'll give a brief (2min or less) testimony listing the books strengths and how it compares to other titles on the list.