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  • 1. BEST BOOKS FOR BOYS Grades 5-8 Polly Gilbert Library Director & US Librarian Cinda Thoma MS Librarian St. Mark’s School of Texas September 2007 [email_address] [email_address]
  • 2.
    • “ A good book for a boy is
    • one he wants to read.”
    • - Moloney
  • 3. Selection Criteria
    • High Interest for Boys
    • Notable Award Winners
    • Student Choices
    • Professional Colleague Recommendations
    • Currency (post 2000 publication)
    • Tried and True
  • 4. Best Books for Young Adults 2006 and 2007
    • Booklist
    • Young Adults 12-18
  • 5. 2006 Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler’s Shadow Bartoletti, Susan
  • 6. 2007 Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults
    • The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing
    • Anderson, M. T.
  • 7. 2007 Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults The Book Thief Zusak, Markus
  • 8. 2007 Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults
    • The King of
    • Attolia
    • Turner, Megan Whalen
  • 9. 2007 Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults
    • Samurai Shortstop
    • Gratz, Alan
  • 10. 2007 Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults
    • The Trap
    • Smelcer, John
  • 11. 2007 2006
  • 12. 2007 Alex Awards Books for Young Adults
    • Black Swan Green
    • Mitchell, David
  • 13. 2007 Alex Awards Books for Young Adults
    • The Blind Side
    • Lewis, Michael
  • 14. 2007 Alex Awards Books for Young Adults
    • The Book of Lost Things
    • Connolly, John
  • 15. 2007 Alex Awards Books for Young Adults
    • The Thirteenth Tale
    • Setterfield, Diane
  • 16. 2007 Alex Awards Books for Young Adults
    • The Whistling Season
    • Doig, Ivan
  • 17.  
  • 18. 2006 Booklist Editors’ Choice The Long Run Lee Furey
  • 19. 2006 Booklist Editors’ Choice Non-Fiction Miracle in the Andes Parrado, Nando
  • 20. Michael L. Printz Award Excellence in Young Adult Literature Booklist Sponsored
  • 21. 2007 Michael L.Printz Award for Young Adults
    • American
    • Born
    • Chinese
    • Yang, Gene Luen
  • 22. 2006 Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book Black Juice Lanagan, Margo
  • 23. Readers’ Choices
    • Student Suggestions
    • Faculty recommendations
  • 24. Readers’ Choices
    • Across the
    • Nightingale Floor
    • Hearn, Lian
  • 25. Readers’ Choices Bad Boy: A Memoir Myers, Walter Dean
  • 26. Readers’ Choices
    • Balzac
    • And the
    • Little Chinese
    • Seamstress
    • Sijie, Dai
  • 27. Readers’ Choices
    • Beatles Art
    • Edited by
    • Webb, Linda & Jeffrey
  • 28. Readers’ Choices
    • The Boy Who
    • Fell Out of
    • the Sky
    • Dornstein, Ken
  • 29. Readers’ Choices
    • The
    • City of Ember
    • DuPrau, Jeanne
  • 30. Readers’ Choices
    • Code Orange
    • Cooney, Caroline B.