Global books too good to miss – 2012


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Global books too good to miss – 2012

  1. 1. GLOBAL BOOKS TOO GOOD TO MISS – 2012Karen Hildebrandhildebka@gmail.comPICTURE BOOKSAncona, George. Come and Eat. (non-fiction)Armand, Glenda. Love Twelve Miles LongAtinuke and Lauren Tobia. Anna Hibiscus’ SongBandy, Michael S. and Eric Stein. White Water; inspired by a truestoryColon, Edie. Good-bye, Havana! Hola, New York!Compestine, Ying Chang. Crouching TigerCunnane, Kelly. Chirchir Is SingingDiggs, Taye. Chocolate Me!Evans, Kristina. What’s Special About Me, Mama?Evans, Shane E. Underground; finding the light to freedomHoffman, Mary. The Great Big Book of FamiliesKostecki-Shaw, Jenny Sue. Same, Same but DifferentLaFaye, A. Walking Home to Rosie LeeMcDonnell, Christine. Goyangi Means CatMurphy, Claire Rudolf. Marching with Aunt SusanPadmanabhan, Manjula. I am Different! Can You Find Me?Parot, Annelore. KimonosRamsey, Calvin Alexander and Bettye Stroud. Belle, the Last Mule at Gee’s BendRotner, Shelley and Sheila M. Kelly. I’m Adopted.Sacre, Antonio. A Mango in the Hand; a story told through proverbsUhlberg, Myron. A Storm Called KatrinaVamos, Samantha R. The Cazuela that the Farm Maiden StirredWhelan, Gloria. Megan’s YearWood, Douglas. No One But YouYaccarino, Dan. All the Way to America; the story of a big Italian family and a little shovelZia, F. Hot, Hot roti for Dada-jiFICTION BOOKSAda, Alma Flor and Gabriel M. Zubizarreta. Daning HomeAlban, Andrea. Anya’s WarArni, Samhita. Sita’s RamayanaAronson, Marc and Charles R. Smith. Pick-Up Game; a full day of full courtBook Wish Foundation. What You Wish For; your favorite authors write to honor DarfurBoyce, Frank Cottrell. The Unforgotten CoatMagoon, Kekla. Camo GirlOkorafor, Nnedi. Akata WitchOstlere, Cathy. KarmaPerera, Anna. Guantanamo BoyPinkney, Andrea Davis. Bird in a BoxPowers, J.L. This Thing Called the FutureReedy, trent. Words in the DustSelznick, Brian. Wonderstruck.Sharenow, Robert. The Berlin Boxing Club
  2. 2. Venkatraman, Padma. Island’s EndVernick, Shirley Reva. The Blood LieWallace, Jason. Out of ShadowsWhelan, Gloria. Small Acts of Amazing CourageYelchin, Eugene. Breaking Stalin’s Nose.BIOGRAPHY (and biography-based picture books)Brown, Monica. Pablo Neruda; Poet of the People.Burleigh, Robert. Night Flight; Amelia Earhart crosses the AtlanticCapaldi, Gina and Q.L. Pearce. Red Bird Sings; The story of Zitkala-Sa, Native American Author, Musician, And ActivistCline-Ransome, Lesa and James E. Before There Was Mozart; The Story of Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-GeorgeDe la Pena, Matt. A Nation’s Hope; The Story of Boxing Legend Joe LouisMichelson, Richard. Lipman Pike; America’s First Home Run KingMoss, Marissa. Nurse, Soldier, Spy; the story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War heroNivola, Claire A. Orani; my father’s villagePaterson, Katherine. Brother Sun, Sister Moon; Saint Francis of Assissi’s Canticle of the CreaturesRubalcaba, Jill. I.M. Pei; architect of time, place and purposeRubin, Susan Goldman. Irena Sendler and the Children of the Warsaw GhettoSilverman, Erica. Liberty’s Voice; the story of Emma LazarusTonatiuh, Duncan. Diego Rivera; his world and oursVan Allsburg, Chris. Queen of the FallsVaughan, Marcia. Irena’s Jars of SecretsWinter, Jeanette. Biblioburro; a true story from ColombiaWinter, Jeanette. The Watcher; Jane Goodall’s life with the chimpsYoung, Ed. The House Baba Built; an artist’s childhood in ChinaNONFICTIONBelge, Kathy and Marke Bieschke. Queer; the ultimate LGBT Guide for TeensBrown, Don. America is Under AttackMacy, Sue. Wheels of Change How women rode the bicycle to freedom (with a few flat tires along the way)O’Connell, Caitlin. The Elephant ScientistThimmesh, Catherine. Friends; true stories of extraordinary animal friendships.Thomson, Ruth. Terezin; voices from the Holocaust.Tougas, Shelley. Little Rock Girl 1957. How a photograph changed the fight for integrationPOETRYBartlett, Jennifer (ed.) Beauty is a verb; the new poetry of disability.Durango, Julia. Under the Mambo MoonGibson, Amy. Around the World on Eighty LegsGreenfield, Eloise. The Great MigrationMyers, Walter Dean. We Are AmericaSinger, Marilyn. A Full Moon is Rising