6th GradeAUTHOR STUDYYoung Adult Authors                      2012
Susan Campbell    Bartoletti                                                       Historical Fiction                     ...
Gennifer CholdenkoHistorical Fiction• Al Capone Does My  Shirts – series book 1  (Newbery Honor)Contemporary Fiction• Note...
Matt Christopher                                       Sports Fiction /                                       Contemporary...
Andrew ClementsContemporary Fiction  • Extra CreditScience Fiction  • Things Not Seen (series, book 1)Survival  • A Week i...
Eoin Colfer                                           Fantasy                                           • Artemis Fowl (se...
Caroline B. CooneySuspense/ContemporaryFiction• Code Orange (Lone Star)Click here for a book trailer• Three Black Swans• T...
John Coy                                        Sports Fiction                                        • Crackback         ...
Frances O’Roark DowellRealistic /Contemporary Fiction•   Where I’d Like to Be•   Chicken Boy•   Falling In•   The Secret L...
John Feinstein                                                 Sports Fiction /                                           ...
Sally Gardner                               Historical Fantasy                               • I, Coriander               ...
Margaret Peterson Haddix                                             Science Fiction                                      ...
Will Hobbs                                                             Contemporary                                       ...
Kimberly Willis Holt                                           Historical Fiction                                         ...
Anthony HorowitzAlex Rider Adventures•    Scorpia Rising: The Final MissionDiamond Brother’s Mysteries•    The Falcon’s Ma...
Peg KehretAdventure• The Ghost’s Grave (Bluebonnet)Realistic Thriller• Runaway TwinContemporary Fiction• Saving LillyNon-F...
Gordon KormanAdventure/Survival• Dive: The Discovery,    book 1Contemporary & Humor• Schooled• No More Dead Dogs• Framed, ...
C.S. LewisFantasyThe Chronicles of Narnia• The Lion, the Witch & the  Wardrobe• The Last Battle                       http...
Cynthia Lord                     Contemporary                     Fiction                     •   Rules                   ...
Mike LupicaSports Fiction• Million Dollar Throw• Miracle on 49th Street• Comeback Kids: Two-Minute  Drill (Bluebonnet)• Th...
Ann M. Martin                              Historical Fiction                              • Here Today                   ...
Wendy MassContemporary Fiction• 13 Gifts• A Mango Shaped Space• Every Soul a Star• Jeremy Fink and the  Meaning of LifeCli...
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor                              Realistic Fiction                              • Faith, Hope & Ivy Ju...
Gary PaulsenHistorical Fiction• Woods RunnerAutobiography• My Life in Dog Years    (Bluebonnet)Realistic Fiction / Humor• ...
Ann Rinaldi                                                 Historical Fiction                                            ...
Rick RiordanPercy Jackson and the  Olympians• The Lightning ThiefThe Kane Chronicles:• The Throne of Fire, book 2The Heroe...
J.K. RowlingFantasy / Adventure Harry Potter books     • Sorcerer’s Stone     • Deathly HallowsThe Tales of Beedle the Bar...
Louis Sachar                                                         Contemporary Fiction                                 ...
Neal Shusterman          Contemporary Fiction          • The Schwa Was Here          Science Fiction          • Dark Side ...
Roland Smith                                              Historical Fiction:                                             ...
Wendeline Van        DraanenMystery• Sammy Keyes seriesRealistic Fiction• The Running DreamClick here for summary from the...
Sarah Weeks                                             Contemporary Fiction                                             •...
Deborah WilesContemporary Fiction• Each Little Bird That Sings  (Bluebonnet)• Love, Ruby Lavender• Aurora County All-Stars...
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Author Choices- 2012

  1. 1. 6th GradeAUTHOR STUDYYoung Adult Authors 2012
  2. 2. Susan Campbell Bartoletti 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.http://academic.keystone.edu/thegathering/bartoletti.html
  3. 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 PointClick here for a book trailer
  4. 4. Matt Christopher Sports Fiction / Contemporary Fiction •Fighting Tackle •Ice Magic Biography •On the Court with Grant Hillhttp://www.amazon.com/Matt-Christopher/e/B000APFXQQ/ref=sr_tc_ep?qid=1317491721
  5. 5. 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 http://www.andrewclements.net/
  6. 6. 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 Adventurehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eoin_Colfer • Airman Click here for book trailer
  7. 7. Caroline B. CooneySuspense/ContemporaryFiction• Code Orange (Lone Star)Click here for a book trailer• Three Black Swans• They Never Came Back• The Lost Songs scbookfestival.org
  8. 8. John Coy Sports Fiction • Crackback • Box Out Click here for a book trailer: • Eyes on the Goalhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Coy
  9. 9. Frances O’Roark DowellRealistic /Contemporary Fiction• Where I’d Like to Be• Chicken Boy• Falling In• The Secret Language of Girls• Ten Miles Past NormalClick here for a book trailer http://www.francesdowell.com/biography/
  10. 10. John Feinstein Sports Fiction / Mystery • Rush for the Gold • Last Shot (Lone Star) • The Rivalry Sportswriter, Columnist, Broadcaster, Sports commentatorhttp://www.harrywalker.com/speaker/John-Feinstein.cfm?Spea_ID=318
  11. 11. 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 Boyhttp://www.telegraph.co.ukml
  12. 12. 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 Gauntlethttp://authors.simonandschuster.com/Margaret-Peterson-Haddix/20539155
  13. 13. Will Hobbs Contemporary Fiction (Adventure & Sci-Fi) • Crossing the Wire • Take Me to the River (Lone Star) • Go Big or Go Homehttp://www.watchnewspapers.com/pages/full_story/push?article-Author+Will+Hobbs+Speaks+at+Anasazi+Heritage+Center+Sunday%20&id=8566390&instance=1st_right
  14. 14. Kimberly Willis Holt Historical Fiction • When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (Newbery) • My Louisiana Sky • The Water Seeker Click here for a book trailerhttp://www.randomhouse.com/teens/authors
  15. 15. 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 http://www.topnews.in/renowned-writer-anthony-horowitz
  16. 16. Peg KehretAdventure• The Ghost’s Grave (Bluebonnet)Realistic Thriller• Runaway TwinContemporary Fiction• Saving LillyNon-Fiction• Shelter DogsAutobiography• Small Steps: The Year I got Polio rascofromrif.org
  17. 17. Gordon KormanAdventure/Survival• Dive: The Discovery, book 1Contemporary & Humor• Schooled• No More Dead Dogs• Framed, book 3 in the Swindle Series39 Clues• Book 2: One False Note• Book 8: The Emperor’s Code
  18. 18. C.S. LewisFantasyThe Chronicles of Narnia• The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe• The Last Battle http://www.doreleiden.nl/boeken/bb2002-07a.asp
  19. 19. Cynthia Lord Contemporary Fiction • Rules Click here for a book trailer • Touchbluehttp://audioboo.fm
  20. 20. Mike LupicaSports Fiction• Million Dollar Throw• Miracle on 49th Street• Comeback Kids: Two-Minute Drill (Bluebonnet)• The UnderdogsFantasy• Hero (Bluebonnet)ESPN Sports casterand sports columnist www.mikelupicabooks.com/mikelupica.html
  21. 21. Ann M. Martin Historical Fiction • Here Today Contemporary Fiction • A Corner of the Universe (Newbery) Click here for a book trailer. • Everything for a Doghipark.austin.isd.tenet.edu Fantasy • The Doll People
  22. 22. Wendy MassContemporary Fiction• 13 Gifts• A Mango Shaped Space• Every Soul a Star• Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of LifeClick here for a book trailer.
  23. 23. Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Realistic Fiction • Faith, Hope & Ivy June Click here for a book trailer • Reluctantly Alice (series) • Ice (Lone Star) Mystery • The Face in the Bessledorf Funeral Parlor – (Bluebonnet & series) • Jade Green (Lone Star)nplbookbuddies.blogspot.com
  24. 24. 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)
  25. 25. Ann Rinaldi Historical Fiction • The Red Headed Princess • The Letter Writer Click here for a book trailer • Numbering the Bones Dear America Series: My Heart is On the Ground Great Episodes Series: • Or Give Me Death: …Patrick Henry’s familyhttp://www.princeton.lib.nj.us/teens/books/images/rinaldi.jpg
  26. 26. 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 http://www.rickriordan.com/index.php/about-the-author/
  27. 27. J.K. RowlingFantasy / Adventure Harry Potter books • Sorcerer’s Stone • Deathly HallowsThe Tales of Beedle the Bard http://www.starpulse.com/Notables/Rowling,_J.K./Pictures/
  28. 28. Louis Sachar Contemporary Fiction • Holes (Newbery) • Small Steps Humor • There’s a Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom • Wayside School series … Gets a Little Strangerhttp://portland.readinglocal.com/2010/04/17/today-4-17-louis-sachar-at-the-central-library/
  29. 29. Neal Shusterman Contemporary Fiction • The Schwa Was Here Science Fiction • Dark Side of Nowhere Dark Fusion Series • Duckling Ugly
  30. 30. Roland Smith Historical Fiction: • Elephant Run Click here for a book trailer. Adventure / Survival: • Independence Hall, I.Q. Series - book 1 • Cryptid Hunters • Peak • Storm Runners 39 Clues Cahills v Vespers:http://www.akla.org/kodiak2009/speakers.php Book 4, Shatterproof
  31. 31. Wendeline Van DraanenMystery• Sammy Keyes seriesRealistic Fiction• The Running DreamClick here for summary from the author.• Flipped• Swear to Howdy thechildrensbookreview.com
  32. 32. Sarah Weeks Contemporary Fiction • Regular Guy (series) • Jumping the Scratch • So B. It • As Simple as It Seems • Piehttp://www.sarahweeks.com/sweeks-about.htm
  33. 33. Deborah WilesContemporary Fiction• Each Little Bird That Sings (Bluebonnet)• Love, Ruby Lavender• Aurora County All-StarsHistorical Fiction• Sixties Trilogy: Countdown, book 1 (Lone Star) hungermtn.org Click here for a book trailer!
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