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KEY: jP = Picture Books; jZ = 1st and 2nd Grade Readers; jE = 3rd and 4th Grade Readers; JF = 5th Grade and Up

2000

updated 9/09


Picture Books


Beginning-to-Read Books


3rd - 4th Grade Books


5th Grade and Up

Anderson, Janet THE LAST TREASURE
Thirteen-year-old Ellsworth Smith is summoned by letter to a home he doesn't remember and becomes involved in a search for a treasure left there by the family's eccentric patriarch. But his return stirs up ghosts. . .and a mystery. One of the treasures was found in 1910 and the other in 1932. This book takes place in 2003 and the last treasure still hasn't been found.
2003 257 p.

Fogelin, Adrian THE BIG NOTHING
A middle-schooler struggles to cope with major family problems, including a brother who might be heading for the Persian Gulf, but finds an escape in piano lessons and the dream of a romance with a popular girl.
2004 235 p.


Teen

Myers, Walter Dean SUNRISE OVER FALLUJAH
Robin Perry, from Harlem, is sent to Iraq in 2003 as a member of the Civilian Affairs Battalion, and his time there profoundly changes him.
2008 282 p.