Favorite children's and ya books of all time


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Presentation for ESC Region XV (additional lists available from co-presenter, Dr. Teri Lesesne, at www.slideshare.net/professornana)

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Favorite children's and ya books of all time

  1. 1. Favorite Children’s and Young Adults’ Books of All Time Donalyn MillerCharlottes web ChrysanthemumBy White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899- By Henkes, Kevin Dewey: -E-1985 Dewey: -Fic- Chrysanthemum loves her name until sheWilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers starts going to school and the other childrenthat he is destined to be the farmers Christmas begin to make fun of it.dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, Lexile: 460decides to help him. ____#24663B9 1991 IL:K-3 RL:2.8Lexile: 680____#07403-6 1952 IL:3-6 RL:4.4Finnikin of the rock Harry Potter boxed setBy Marchetta, Melina, 1965- Dewey: -Fic- By Rowling, J. K Dewey: -Fic-Now on the cusp of manhood, Finnikin, who Presents all seven books of J.K. Rowlingswas a child when the royal family of Lumatere Harry Potter series, which follows the boywas brutally murdered and replaced by an wizard through his years at Hogwarts as heimposter, reluctantly joins forces with an tries to stop the evil Lord Voldemort with theenigmatic young novice and fellow-exile, who help of his friends.claims that her dark dreams will lead them to a ____#11204U4 2007 IL:5-8 RL:6.7surviving royal child and a way to regain thethrone of Lumatere.Lexile: 820____#39404F6 2008 IL:YAManiac Magee : a novel The view from SaturdayBy Spinelli, Jerry Dewey: -Fic- By Konigsburg, E. L Dewey: -Fic-After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magees Four students, with their own individuallife becomes legendary, as he accomplishes stories, develop a special bond and attract theathletic and other feats which awe his attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, whocontemporaries. chooses them to represent their sixth-gradeLexile: 820 class in the Academic Bowl competition.____#21657AX 1990 IL:3-6 RL:5 Lexile: 870 ____#27673A0 1996 IL:3-6 RL:4.8The Wednesday wars WeslandiaBy Schmidt, Gary D Dewey: -Fic- By Fleischman, Paul Dewey: -E-During the 1967 school year, on Wednesday Wesleys garden produces a crop of huge,afternoons when all his classmates go to either strange plants which provide him withCatechism or Hebrew school, seventh-grader clothing, shelter, food, and drink, thus helpingHolling Hoodhood stays in Mrs. Bakers him create his own civilization and changingclassroom where they read the plays of his life.William Shakespeare and Holling learns much Lexile: 820, ADof value about the world he lives in. ____#31621V2 1999 IL:K-3 RL:3.5Lexile: 990____#05544T2 2007 IL:5-8 RL:5.6Additional titles from this presentation are available at www.slideshare.net/professornana(Teri Lesesne)
  2. 2. Favorite Children’s and Young Adults’ Books of All Time Donalyn MillerWhen you reach me Where the red fern grows : the story of twoBy Stead, Rebecca Dewey: -Fic- dogs and a boyAs her mother prepares to be a contestant on By Rawls, Wilson Dewey: -Fic-the 1980s television game show, "The $20,000 A young boy living in the Ozarks achieves hisPyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City hearts desire when he becomes the owner ofgirl tries to make sense of a series of two redbone hounds and teaches them to bemysterious notes received from an anonymous champion hunters.source that seems to defy the laws of time and Lexile: 700space. ____#22941B9 1961 IL:5-8 RL:6.4Lexile: 750____#15428Z6 2009 IL:5-8 RL:4.6Additional titles from this presentation are available at www.slideshare.net/professornana(Teri Lesesne)