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  • 1. 6th Grade Author Study Young Adult Authors 2012
  • 2. Susan CampbellBartoletti Historical Fiction • A Coal Miner’s Bride: The Diary of Anetka Kaminska (Dear America) • The Boy Who Dared Non-Fiction • Hitler Youth: Growing up in Hitler’s Shadow (Newbery honor) • They Called themselves the K.K.K. • Click here for a book trailer
  • 3. Gennifer CholdenkoHistorical Fiction• Al Capone Does My Shirts – series book 1 (Newbery Honor)Contemporary Fiction• Notes from a Liar and Her DogFantasy• No Passengers Beyond this Point
  • 4. Andrew ClementsContemporary Fiction • Extra CreditScience Fiction • Things Not Seen (series, book 1)Survival • A Week in the WoodsMysteryBenjamin Pratt & the Keepers of the School series • We the Children, Book 1
  • 5. Eoin Colfer Fantasy • Artemis Fowl (series) • Graphic Format version Science Fiction • The Wish List (Lone Star) Mystery & Detective • Half-Moon Investigations Contemporary Fiction • Benny & Omar Adventure • Airman – Click here for book trailer
  • 6. Caroline B. CooneySuspense/ContemporaryFiction• Code Orange (Lone Star)• Three Black Swans• They Never Came Back• The Lost Songs
  • 7. John Coy Sports Fiction • Crackback • Click here for a book trailer • Box Out • Eyes on the Goal
  • 8. Frances O’Roark DowellRealistic /Contemporary Fiction• Where I’d Like to Be• Chicken Boy• Falling In• The Secret Language of Girls• Ten Miles Past Normal
  • 9. John Feinstein Sports Fiction / Mystery • Rush for the Gold • Last Shot (Lone Star) • The Rivalry • Cover-up • Click here for book trailer Sportswriter, Columnist, Broadcaster, Sports commentator
  • 10. Sally Gardner Historical Fantasy • I, Coriander • The Red Necklace • Click here for a book trailer • The Silver Blade (sequel) Magical Upside-down books • The Strongest Girl in the World / The Invisible Boy
  • 11. Margaret Peterson Haddix Science Fiction The Shadow Children Series • Among the Hidden, book 1 (Lone Star) The Missing Series • Found, book 1 (Lone Star) Fantasy • Palace of Mirrors Contemporary Fiction • Double Identity (Bluebonnet) 39 Clues Book 10: Into the Gauntlet
  • 12. Will Hobbs Contemporary Fiction (Adventure & Sci-Fi) • Crossing the Wire • Take Me to the River (Lone Star) • Go Big or Go Home
  • 13. Kimberly Willis Holt Historical Fiction • When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (Newbery) • My Louisiana Sky • Click here for book trailer • The Water Seeker
  • 14. Anthony HorowitzAlex Rider Adventures• Scorpia Rising: The Final MissionDiamond Brother’s Mysteries• The Falcon’s MalteserSupernaturalGatekeepers series• Raven’s Gate, book 1Historical Fiction• The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel
  • 15. Peg KehretAdventure• The Ghost’s Grave (Bluebonnet)Realistic Thriller• Runaway Twin • Click here for book trailerContemporary Fiction• Saving LillyNon-Fiction• Shelter DogsAutobiography• Small Steps: The Year I got Polio
  • 16. Gordon KormanAdventure/Survival• Dive: The Discovery, book 1Contemporary & Humor• Schooled – Click here for book trailer• No More Dead Dogs• Framed, book 3 in the Swindle Series39 Clues• Book 2: One False Note• Book 8: The Emperor’s Code
  • 17. C.S. LewisFantasyThe Chronicles of Narnia• The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe• The Last Battle
  • 18. Cynthia Lord Contemporary Fiction • Rules • Click here for a trailer • Touchblue
  • 19. Mike LupicaSports Fiction• Million Dollar Throw• Miracle on 49th Street• Comeback Kids: Two-Minute Drill (Bluebonnet)• The Underdogs • Click here for book trailer• The Big Field • Click here for book trailerFantasy• Hero (Bluebonnet)ESPN Sports caster
  • 20. Ann M. Martin Historical Fiction • Here Today Contemporary Fiction • A Corner of the Universe (Newbery) • Everything for a Fantasy • The Doll People
  • 21. Wendy MassContemporary Fiction• 13 Gifts• A Mango Shaped Space • Click here for book trailer• Every Soul a Star • Click here for book trailer• Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life
  • 22. Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Realistic Fiction • Faith, Hope & Ivy June • Click here for book trailer • Reluctantly Alice (series) • Ice (Lone Star) Mystery • The Face in the Bessledorf Funeral Parlor – (Bluebonnet & series) • Jade Green (Lone Star)
  • 23. Gary PaulsenHistorical Fiction• Woods RunnerAutobiography• My Life in Dog Years (Bluebonnet)Realistic Fiction / Humor• Lawn Boy (Bluebonnet)• Notes from the Dog• Liar, Liar (series)• Paintings from the Cave: Three Novellas (Lone Star)
  • 24. Ann Rinaldi Historical Fiction • The Red Headed Princess • The Letter Writer • Click here for a book trailer Dear America Series: My Heart is On the Ground Great Episodes Series: • Or Give Me Death: …Patrick Henry’s family
  • 25. Rick RiordanPercy Jackson and the Olympians• The Lightning ThiefThe Kane Chronicles:• The Throne of Fire, book 2The Heroes of Olympus:• The Lost Hero, book 139 Clues Book 1: Maze of Bones
  • 26. J.K. RowlingFantasy / Adventure Harry Potter books • Sorcerer’s Stone • Deathly HallowsThe Tales of Beedle the Bard,_J.K./Pictures/
  • 27. Louis Sachar Contemporary Fiction • Holes (Newbery) • Small Steps Humor • There’s a Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom • Wayside School series … Gets a Little Stranger
  • 28. Neal Shusterman Contemporary Fiction • The Schwa Was Here Science Fiction • Dark Side of Nowhere Dark Fusion Series • Duckling Ugly
  • 29. Roland Smith Historical Fiction: • Elephant Run Adventure / Survival: • Independence Hall, I.Q. Series - book 1 • Cryptid Hunters • Peak – Click here for book trailer • Storm Runners 39 Clues Cahills v Vespers: Book 4, Shatterproof
  • 30. Wendelin Van DraanenMystery• Sammy Keyes seriesRealistic Fiction• The Running Dream• Flipped• Swear to Howdy
  • 31. Sarah Weeks Contemporary Fiction • Regular Guy (series) • Jumping the Scratch • So B. It • As Simple as It Seems • Pie
  • 32. Deborah WilesContemporary Fiction• Each Little Bird That Sings (Bluebonnet)• Love, Ruby Lavender• Aurora County All-StarsHistorical Fiction• Sixties Trilogy: Countdown, book 1 (Lone Star) • Click here for a book trailer
  • 33. The End