Allison's Book Bag

Reviews by Author

Abed, Melanie
Anni Moon

Abeel, Samantha
My Thirteenth Winter

Abrashkin, Raymond (with Jay Williams)
Danny Dunn

Ada, Alma Flor
I Love Saturdays y domingos
I Love Saturdays y domingos (reviewed by Andy)

Adams, D.A.
The Brotherhood of Dwarves

Albin, Gennifer
Crewel

Alcott, Louisa May
Flower Fables
Little Women

Aldrich, Bess Streeter
A Lantern in Her Hand

Alexie, Sherman
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Allen, Crystal
How Lamar’s Bad Prank Won A Bubba-Sized Trophy

Almond, David
Kit’s Wilderness

Alexander, Lloyd
The Book of Three
The Black Cauldron
The Castle of Llyr
Taran Wanderer
The High King

Allen, Daree
What’s Wrong with Me?

Alliance for Young Artists and Writers (Editors)
Best Teen Writing of 2008
Best Teen Writing of 2009
Best Teen Writing of 2010
Best Teen Writing of 2011

Anderson, E. Kristen and Kenneally, Miranda (Editors)
Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves

Anderson, Laurie Halse
Speak
Impossible Knife of Memory

Angleberger, Tom
The Secret of the Fortune Wookie

Arant, Bruce
Simpson’s Sheep Won’t Go To Sleep

Araye, Heidi
Freeze Frame

ArchambaultJohn and Martin, Bill Martin Jr.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Ashley-Hollinger, Mika
Precious Bones

Augarde, Steve
The Various
Celandine
Winter Wood
XIsle

Aurora Wolf
The New Fairy Tales Anthology

Averill, Esther
Jenny and the Cat Club
Jenny’s Birthday Book
Jenny Goes to Sea
Captains of the Street

Baker, Dawn
A Newfoundland Alphabet
A Newfoundland Christmas
A Newfoundland Year

Ballard, Robert L. (editor)
Pieces of Me: Voices by and for Adopted Teens

Barlics, Brian
Brady Needs A Nightlight

Barnes, Deborah
The Chronicles of Zee & Zoey
Pawprints of the Heart
Making Biscuits

Barnes, Peter and Cheryl
President Adams’ Alligator and Other White House Pets
Woodrow for President
Woodrow the White House Mouse

Barnes, Scott T.
Rancho San Felipe

Bartlett, Black, and Northern (Editors)
Beauty is a Verb

Campbell-Bartolli, Susan
Terrible Typhoid Mary

Bauer, Joan
Hope was Here

Bauer, Marion
On My Honor
What’s Your Story?

Baum, Frank
Ozma of Oz

Beddor, Frank
Looking Glass Wars
Seeing Redd
Arch Enemy

Belford, Bibi
Canned and Crushed

Bell, Cece
El Deafo

Bemelmans, Ludwig
Mad About Madeline

Bentley, Nancy and Guthrie, Donna
Writing Mysteries, Movies, Monster Stories, and More

Benton, Jim
Dear Dumb Diary: Let’s Pretend This Never Happened!

Beyer, Ramsey
Little Fish

Black, Holly
White Cat
Red Glove
Black Heart

Blake, Rodger
A Good Day for Billie

Blount, Jeffrey
Hating Heidi Foster

Blume, Judy
Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret

Bohjalian, Chris
Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands

Bond, Michael
Paddington Here and Now

Boone, Heather
Tales from Tamarack

Bradbury, Ray
Farenheit 451

Brainard, Cecilia
Growing up Filipino II

Breathed, Berkeley
Flawed Dogs: The Picture Book
Flawed Dogs: The Novel

Brake, Marion
A Horse Named Lady
Lady’s Big Surprise
The Christmas Sock
It’s Okay to be Different

Brown, Jennifer
Hate List

Brown, Margaret Wise
Christmas in the Barn

Brown-Wood, Janay
Imani’s Moon

Bruchac, Joseph
Code Talker
Code Talker (reviewed by Andy)
Skeleton Man
Skeleton Man (reviewed by Andy)
Walking Two Worlds

Bruel, Nick
Bad Kitty
Drawn to Trouble
School Daze

Buckley, Michael
The Fairy Tale Detectives

Bucheger, Monique
Ginnie West Adventure: The Secret Sisters Club
Ginnie West Adventure: Trouble Blows West

Buffington, Eric
The Exile

Buitrago, Jairo
Jimmy the Greatest

Bunin, Catherine and Sherry
Is that Your Sister?

Bunting, Eve
Train to Somewhere

Burcaw, Shane
Laughing at my Nightmare

Burch, Robert
Queenie Peavy

Burks, James
Bird & Squirrel on the Run

Byars, Betsy
The Pinballs

Cabot, Meg
Princess Diaries

Calhoun, Mary
Katie John

Cameron, Bruce
A Dog’s Purpose

Cameron, Eleanor
A Room Made of Windows

Camp, Richard Van
The Lesser Blessed

Campbell, Jeff
Daisy to the Rescue

Capucilli, Alyssa
Biscuit Storybook Collection

Carmack, Betty
Grieving the Death of a Pet

Carmichael, Clay
Wild Things

Carter, Alton
The Man Who Carried Bricks

Castan, Mike
Fighting for Dontae

Cather, Willa
My Antonia

Cervantes, Angela
Gaby, Lost and Found

Chandoha, Walter
The Literary Cat

Charleson, Susannah
Scent of the Missing

Charman, Andrew
The Christmas Kitten

Chen, Wei Dong
Monkey King

Cheng, Andrea
Goldfish and Chrysanthemums

Chew, Ruth
Do-It-Yourself Magic 

Christelow, Eileen
The Desperate Dog Books
What Do Authors Do?

Christensen, Bonnie
A Single Pebble

Christiansen, Diane
The SNUB Club

Christopher, Neil
The Country of Wolves

Ciardi, John
You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You

Clark, Joan
The Word for Home

Clark, R.M.
Dizzy Miss Lizzie

Cleary, Beverly
Ellen Tebbits
Otis Spofford
Ramona the Pest
Socks

Clements, Andrew
Extra Credit
Frindle
The Landry News
Lunch Money
School Story
Troublemaker

Cline-Ransome, Lesa
Major Taylor Champion Cyclist

Clinton, Hillary
Dear Socks, Dear Buddy

Collins, Suzanne
Hunger Games
Catching Fire
Mockingjay

Conrad, Hy and Johnson, Jeff
Things Your Dog Doesn’t Want You to Know

Copeland, Misty
Firebird

Crandell, Bethany
Summer on the Short Bus

Cross, Carrie
Skylar Robbins: Mystery of Shadow Hills

Crowder, Melanie
Parched

Crowne, Alyssa
Purple Princess Wins A Prize

Cruz, Victor
Out of the Blue

Curtis, Jamie Lee
Tell Me Again About the Night I was Born

Daly, Niki
The Herd Boy

Dance, Jennifer
Red Wolf

Danticat, Edwidge
Mama’s Nightingale

Davidge, Bud
The Mummer’s Song

Daywalt, Drew
The Day the Crayons Quit

Dean, Janice
Freddy the Frogcaster and the Big Blizzard
Freddy the Frogcaster and the Huge Hurricane
Freddy the Frogcaster and the Huge Hurricane

Deedy, Carmen
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach

Deem, James
Bodies from the Bog

Defoe, Daniel
Robinson Crusoe

DeGraff, Andrew
Plotted

Despain, Bree
The Dark Divine
The Lost Saint
Savage Grace

Dewdney, Anna
Llama Llama Mad at Mama

DiCamillo, Kate
The Tale of Despereaux

DiPucchio, Kelly and Campbell, Scott
Zombie in Love

DiSalvo, DyAnne
The Sloppy Copy Slipup

Domm, Kristen
Atlantic Puffin

Dowd, Siobhan
Bog Child
London Eye Mystery
Solace of the Road

Dowling, Mike
Sergeant Rex

Doyle, Debra and MacDonald, James
School of Wizardry

Draper, Sharon M.
Out of My Mind

Dubrovin, Vivian
Write Your Own Story

Eastman, P.D
Are You My Mother?

Efaw, Amy
After

Ellis, Kathryn
The Official 411 Degrassi Generations

Enderlein, Cheryl
Christmas in the Philippines

English, Karen
Nadia’s Hands

Esham, Barbara
If You’re So Smart, How Come You Can’t Spell Mississippi?
Last to Finish: A Story about the Smartest Boy in Class
Mrs. Gorski, I Think I Have the Wiggle Fidgets
Stacey Coolidge’s Fancy-Smancy Cursive Handwriting

Estes, Eleanor
Ginger Pye
Pinky Pye
The Witch Family

Erskine, Kathyrn
Quaking
Absolute Value of Mike
Mockingbird
Seeing Red
Badger Knight

F., Christiane
Zoo Station

Faber, Toni Tusa
Poodlemania

Fairfied, Tara
Makai Queen

Fields-Babineau, Miriam
Cat Training in Ten Minutes

Fitzhugh, Louise
Harriet the Spy

Fleischman, Paul
The Matchbox Diary

Fleming, Candace
Boxes for Katje
 (reviewed by Andy)

Flynn, Dennis
Newfoundland Pony

Foreman, Gayle
I Was Here

Frank, Anne
The Diary of Anne Frank

Frith, Sherry
Sticky Icky Booger Bugs

Fry, Jennifer
A Part to Play

Gavalda, Anna
95 Pounds of Hope

Gamber, Jackie
Redheart
Sela

Gantos, Jack
Rotten Ralph
Hole in my Life
Dead End to Norvelt

George, Jean Craighead
Ice Whale

Giles, Gail
Girls Like Us

Gingrich, Callista
Christmas in America

Girard, Linda Walvoord
We Adopted You, Benjamin Koo

Goddard, Sally
Gaddy’s Story

Golding, William
Lord of the Flies

Gonzalez, Lucia
Senior Cat’s Romance and Other Favorite Stories

Goo, Maureen
Since You Asked

Grande, Reyna
The Distance Between Us

Grahame-Smith, Seth
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Gray, Dianne
Holding Up the Earth
Together Apart

Green, John
Looking for Alaska
An Abundance of Katherines
Paper Towns
The Fault in Our Stars

Grey, Nigel
Early Bird

Grimes, Nikki
Road to Paris
Road to Paris (reviewed by Andy)

Grimm, Randy
Don’t Dump the Dog

Haddon, Mark
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Hall, Lynn
Just One Friend

Hall, Megan and Jones, Carrie (Editors)
Dear Bully

Hamilton, Kara
A New Leash on Life

Hansen, Ace
Julius Caesar Brown and the Green Gas Mystery

Hansen, Doug
California The Magic State

Harmon, Daniel
Super Pop

Hatke, Ben
Legends of Zita the Space Girl

Hautala, Beth
Waiting for Unicorns

Hawkins, Rachel
Hex Hall

Heal, Deborah
Charlotte of Miles Station
Unclaimed Legacy
Every Hill and Mountain

Henkes, Kevin
Olive’s Ocean

Henry, April
The Body in the Woods

Henry, Marguerite
Misty of Chincoteague
Mustang Wild Spirit of the West

Herriot, James
All Creatures Great and Small

Hest, Amy
When Jessie Came Across the Sea

Higson, Charlie
The Enemy

Hockensmith, Steve
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dreadfully Ever After

Hoffman, Amanda von
Behind Green Glass

Hoffman, Pam
Sadie Dog

Holm, Jennifer and Matt
Baby Mouse The Musical

Holmes, Majorie
To Help You Through the Hurting
Writing Articles from the Heart

Hoose, Phillip
Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95

Hoshino, Felicia
Sora and the Cloud

Hubbard, Crystal
Catching the Moon

Hunt, Elizabeth Singer
Secret Agent Jack Stalwart

Hunt, Irene
Up A Road Slowly

Hupton, Nick
If I Know It’s Coming
The Ridge
Stone Ridge

Hyde, Heidi Smith
Emanuel and the Hanukkah Rescue

Ingram, Valerie and Schroff, Alistair
Nobody’s Cats
Out of the Cold

Jackson, Lawrence
Castles in the Sea

Jewel
Never Broken

Jimenez, Francisco
Breaking Through
Reaching Out

Johnson, Charles and Elisheba
Bending Time

Johnson, Kikuo
Shark King

Johnson, Paul
Making Books
Get Writing

Jordan, Deloris
Salt in His Shoes

Jordan-Fenton, Christy
Fatty Legs
When I Was Eight
A Stranger at Home
Not My Girl

Joseph, Lynn
Flowers in the Sky

Josse, Barbara
Nobody’s Cat

Kalman, Bobbie and Crossingham, John
Slam Dunk Basketball
 (reviewed by students)

Kamata, Suzanne
Gadget Girl

Kasza, Keiko
A Mother for Choco

Kavanaugh, Ed
Amanda Greenleaf: The Complete Adventures

Kawaja, Elias
Puppy the Seal Cold Water Rescue

Kehret, Peg
Shelter Dogs

Keller, Holly
Horace

Kent, Derek Taylor
Scary School

Keefe, Eva
A “2” Z Just “4”
Me: A Girl with a Dream

Keller, Phillip
Wonder O The Wind
Thank You Father
Lessons from a Sheepdog

Kelsey, Elin
Wild Ideas

Khan, Michelle
The Hijab Boutique

Kingsley, Linda Kurtz
Blue Skies for Lupe

Kinney, Jeff
Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Kinrade, Kimberly
Forbidden Mind

Kirkman, Robert and Tony Moore
The Walking Dead

Knight, Eric
Lassie Come-Home

Klassen, Jon
This is Not My Hat

Ko, Alex
From Iowa to Broadway

Kobald, Irene
My Two Blankets

Koontz, Dean
A Big Little Life

Korman, Gordon
Swindle

Krause, Peggy
Finding My Molly

Kurrus, Jeff
Have You Seen Mary?
The Tale of Jacob Swift

Lacamara, Laura
Dalia’s Wondrous Hair

Laidlaw, S.J.
Infidel in Paradise

Lanthier, Jennifer
The Stamp Collector

Laurie, Peter
Writing to Explore
Whaling Season
Polar Bear Scientists
First Dive to Shark Dive

Lawson, Robert
Rabbit Hill
Tough Winter

Lee, Mark
Twenty Big Trucks in the Middle of the Street

L’Engle, Madeleine
Meet the Austins
Moon by Night
Ring of Endless Light 
Troubling A Star

Levine, Ellen
Henry’s Freedom Box
 (reviewed by Andy)

Levine, Gail
Two Princesses of Bamarre
Writing Magic 

Levine, Richard
Two Kids

Lewis, C.S. and W.H.
Boxen, Childhood Chronicles Before Lewis

Lies, Brian
Bats at the Beach
Bats at the Library

Lin, Grace
Dumpling Days
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Year of the Dog
Year of the Rat

Linden, Emily
Unslut

Lindgren, Astrid
Pippi Longstocking
Pippi on Board
Pippi in the South Seas
Pippi on the Run

Lindmand, Lisa
The Fox Forest Band

Lindquist, Heather (Editor)
Children of Manzanar

Little, Jean
Mine for Keeps

Livingston, Lesley
Wondrous Strange

Lo, Melinda
Adaptation

Lockhart, E.
We Were Liars

Lowe, E. Van
Boyfriend from Hell
Earth Angel

Lu, Marie
Legend
Prodigy
Champion

Lubner, Susan
The Upside of Ordinary

Luna, James
The Place Where You Live

Mack, Stan and Champlin, Susan
Fight for Freedom

MacLachlan, Patricia
The Iridescence of Birds
Word After Word After Word

Magerl, Caroline
Rose and the Wish Thing

MacLean, Jill
The Nine Lives of Travis Keating

Mahan, S.A.
The Baby Sea Turtle

Major, Kevin
Blood Red Ochre
Gaffer
Hold Fast
No Man’s Land

Manuel, Jose (Editor), Pineda, Cesar, Galiksy, Anne, Shine, Rebecca (Editors)
Papers: Stories of Undocumented Youth

Markle, Sandra
Snakes
 (reviewed by students)

Marshall, Catherine
Christy
Julie

Martin, Ann
Rain Reign

Lindsey, Mattick
Finding Winnie

Masih, Tara (Editor)
The Chalk Circle

Mass, Wendy
The Candymakers

Mazer, Anne
Accidental Witch
Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining
The Oxboy 
Sister Magic

Mazer, Anne and Potter, Ellen
Spilling Ink

Meyer, Marissa
Cinder
Scarlet
Cress
Fairest
Winter

McCarthy, Mike
The Journey Home

McClure, Beverly Stowe
Under a Purple Moon

McDonnell, Patrick
Mutts Shelter Stories

McGovern, Cammie
Say What You Will

McElligot, Matthew
Even Monsters Need Haircuts

McEwan, Ian
Atonement

McMurry, Kate and August, Marie
Girl vs. Ghost

McMann, Lisa
WAKE
FADE
GONE

McNaughton, Janet
Catch Me Once, Catch Me Twice
The Saltbox Sweater

Merwin, E.
Piccolo

Miller, Stephen
The Santa Claus League
Captain Justo from the Planet IS

Minarik, Else
Little Bear

Minnema, Cheryl
Hungry Johnny

Mobin-Uddin, Asma
My Name is Bilah

Mone, Gregory
Fish

Monson, A.M.
Best Friend

Montgomery, L.M.
Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Avonlea
Anne of the Island
Emily of New Moon
Emily of New Moon (reviewed in Round-Ups)
Emily Climbs
Emily’s Quest

Morrison, Connie and Frank
I Got the Rhythm

Mostyn, Sarah and Steve
The Blue Baboon in the Big Balloon

Moulder, Holly
Crystal City Lights
A Time to be Brave

Mountain, Lee
Space Carnival: The Story Behind Our Space Trips

Mowat, Farley
The World Of Farley Mowat
Otherwise

Murphy, Claire Rudolph
My Country Tis of Thee

Murphy, Jill
The Worst Witch

Myers, Walter Dean
Amiri and Odette
145th Street
Lockdown
Scorpions
Street Love

Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux
Beyond Mayfield

Neville, Emily
It’s Like This, Cat

Noordhof, Gina
A Puffin Playing by the Sea

North, Sterling
Rascal

O’Brian, Anne Sibley
I’m New Here

Ochiltree, Dianne
It’s a Seashell Day!

O’Connor, Barbara
How to Steal a Dog

O’Connor, Sheila
Sparrow Road

Ogiwara, Noriko
Dragon Sword and Wind Child

O’Neal, Zibby
The Language of Goldfish

Osborne, Mary Pope
High Time for Heroes

Pallotta, Jerry
The Dory Story
The Butterfly Alphabet Book
The Hershey’s Multiplication Book

Palmer, J Bean and Chris
Elsbeth and the Castle Ghostlies

Park, Linda Sue
Project Mulberry

Parker, Kate McHugh and McHugh, Sean
Broomsticks

Parry, Rosanne
Written in Stone

Paterson, Katherine
Bridge to Terabithia
Great Gilly Hopkins
Jacob Have I Loved

Patrick, Denise Lewis
Finding Someplace

Peck, Richard
Past, Perfect, Present Tense
A Long Way from Chicago

Peirce, Lincoln
Big Nate on a Roll

Perera, Anna
The Glass Collector

Peterson, Andrew
On the Edge of the Sea of Darkness
North or Be Eaten
Monster in the Hollows

Peterson, Lois
The Paper House

Perez, Ashley
Out of Darkness

Philbrick, Rodman
Freak the Mighty

Picott, Camille
Sulan
Raggedy Chan
Nine-Tail Fox

Pittman, Al
One Wonderful Fine Day for a Sculpin Named Sam

Polacio, RJ
Wonder

Potter, Ellen
Kneebone Boy
Olivia Kidney
Pish Posh
SLOB 

Prager, Dennis
The Ten Commandments: Still the Best Moral Code

Preus, Margi
Heart of a Samurai

Price, Vincent
The Book of Joe

Pyron, Bobbie
A Dog’s Way Home
The Ring
Dogs of Winter
Lucky Strike

Quick, Matthew
Boy 21
Sorta Like a Rock Star

Rallison, Janette
My Fair Godmother

Rauzon, Mark
Skins, Scales, Feathers, and Furs
 (reviewed by students)

READ Magazine
Dear Author

Recorvits, Helen
My Name is Yoon

Regan, Dian Curtis
The Snow Blew Inn

Reimann, Mary Jane
Newfoundland and Labrador Lullaby

Reinhardt, Dana
Harmless

Regan, Dian Curtis
The Snow Blew Inn

Rex, Michael
Fangbone: The Birthday Party of Dread

Riggs, Ransom
Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children

Ritche, Scot
P’eska and the First Salmon Ceremony

Robertson, Keith
Henry Reed Inc.
Henry Reed’s Journey
Henry Reed’s Babysitting Service

Robinson, Diane
Sir Princess Petra’s Talent
Sir Princess Petra’s Mission

Robinson, Barbara
Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Best School Year Ever
Best Halloween Ever

Robinson, Hilda and Kunkel, Jeff
Didn’t We Have Fun!

Robinson, Sharon
Testing the Ice

Robot Playground
Unlocked
Transcendent

Rock, Gail
The House Without a Christmas Tree

Rockcliff, Mara
Me and Momma and Big John

Roers, Natalie
Lucid

Rogers, Fred
Let’s Talk About It: Adoption

Rose, Naomi
Tashi and the Tibetan Flower Cure

Rosengren, Gayle
What the Moon Said

Roth, Melinda
The Man Who Talks To Dogs

Roth, Veronica
Divergent

Rowell, Rainbow
Eleanor and Park

Rowland, Tim
Creature Features

Ruckman, Ivy
In Care of Cassie Tucker
Night of the Twisters

Ruden, Jenny
Camp Utopia

Russell, Rachel
Dork Diaries: Tales from My Not So Fabulous Life

Ryan, Pam Muñoz
Becoming Naomi León
Esperanza Rising

Sachs, Marilyn
Veronica Ganz

Schachner, Judith
Skippyjon Jones Class Action

St. James, Rebecca
Sister Freaks

Sajie, Dai
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

Saldana, Rene
Dale, dale, dale: una fiesta de números/Hit It, Hit It, Hit It: A Fiesta of Numbers

Salisbury, Graham
Lord of the Deep

Say, Allen
Grandfather’s Journey

Schatt, Brittany and Stan
Jane Blond, International Spy

Schmidt, Gary
The Wednesday Wars
Okay for Now

Schraff, Anne
Philippines

Seldon, George
Cricket in Times Square
Tucker’s Countryside
Harry Cat’s Pet Puppy
Chester Cricket’s New Home

Sellon, Sue Ann
Secrets of the Porch

Sendak, Maurice
Where the Wild Things Are

Sedwick, Helen
Coyote Winds

Senisi, Ellen
Just Kids

Sepulved, Luis
The Story of a Seagull and the Cat Who Taught her to Fly

Sheldon, Charles Monroe
In His Steps

Shepherd, Rajean
C is for Cornhusker, Husker Numbers (reviewed by students)

Shusterman, Neal
Everlost
Everwild
Everfound
Unwind
Unwholly

Sierra, Judy
Zoozical

Sigafus, Kim and Ernest, Lyle
Native Writers

Silverstein, Shel
A Light in the Attic

Simpson, Catherine
There are No Polar Bears Here
Sailor: The Hangashore Dog
The Turnip Top Pony
A Viking Ship for Brendon

Slade, Suzanne Buckingham
Adoption: The Ultimate Teen Guide

Sleator, William
The Boy Who Couldn’t Die

Smith, Charles
I am the world

Snicket, Lemony
Unfortunate Events

Snyder, Zilpha Keatley
Libby on Wednesday

Sobol, Donald J.
The Case of the Soccer Scheme

St. John, Warren
Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a Town

Stagg, Bruce
Lucy Grey

Steinbeck, John
Travels with Charley

Stein, David Ezra
Because Amelia Smiled

Stevenson, Robert Louis
Treasure Island

Stewart, Trenton
The Mysterious Benedict Society

Stokke, Regine
Regine’s Book

Storey, Mags
If Only You Knew

Strobel, Lee
Case for Faith

Sundquist, Josh
We Should Hang Out Sometime

Sweenie, Susan
Girls Don’t Take Karate

Tanaka, Shelley
Nobody Knows

Taylor, Drew Hayden
The Night Wanderer

Taylor, Mildred
Song of the Trees
Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry
Let the Circle Be Unbroken
The Friendship

Tchudi, Susan and Stephen
Gifts of Writing
The Young Writer’s Handbook

Thompson, Kay
Eloise

Tiller, Jerome
Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment (adapted)

Tingle, Tim
Danny Blackgoat, Navajo Prisoner

Toffler-Corrie, Laura
The Life and Opinions of Amy Finawitz
My Totally Awkward Supernatural Crush

Toshack, H.S.
The Meerkat Wars

Tuck, Pamela
As Fast As Words Could Fly

Venkatraman, Padma
A Time to Dance

Vanderpool, Clare
Moon Over Manifest

Vernick, Audrey
Water Balloon

Viorst, Judith
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Vischer, Fran
Fuddles
A Very Fuddles Christmas

Wallace, Mary
An Inuksuk Means Welcome

Walsh, Alice
A Sky Black with Crows

Walters, Eric
The Matatu

Walters, Nicole
Journey to Pandora’s Jar

Weeks, Sarah
So B. It

Weill, Cynthia
My Skeleton Family

Welch, Sheila Kelly
Don’t Call Me Marda
A Horse for All Seasons
Waiting to Forget

Wells, Rosemary
Bunny Cakes

Wilcox, Charlotte
Bog Bodies

Willard, Dallas
Allure of Gentleness

Willems, Mo
Hurray for Amanda and Her Alligator
The Pigeon Needs a Bath!

Williams, Jay (with Raymond Abrashkin)
Danny Dunn

Williams, Billie
Watch for the Raven

Williams, Margery
The Velveteen Rabbit

Williams-Garcia, Rita
One Crazy Summer
Jumped
Like Sisters on the Homefront
No Laughter Here

Wilson, Constance
Christmas Cats Chase Christmas Rats

Wilson, Janet
Shannen and the Dream for a School

Wing, Natasha
When Jackie Saved Grand Central

Wolff, Virginia Euwer
Probably Still Nick Swanson

Woods, Brenda
Saint Louis Armstrong Beach

Woodson, Jacqueline
The Other Side

Wrede, Patricia
Dealing with Dragons

Wright, Daniel
Annie’s World

Yang, Belle
Hannah is My Name

Yang, Gene Luen
American Born Chinese

Yep, Lawrence
When the Circus Comes to Town

Ymer, Robin
Mythical Voyage: Voyage of the White Ponca

Yoo, Paula
Good Enough
Twenty-Two Cents

Zarr, Sara
Story of a Girl
Sweethearts
Once was Lost
How to Save a Life
The Lucy Variations
Roomies

Zobel, Derek
The Philippines

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Spring Reviews

Almost a year after I announced that it was time to take a step back from this blog, Allison's Book Bag is still here. I'm slowly working back up to weekly reviews again. Each week, there will be one under any of these categories: Advanced Reader Copies, animal books, religious books, or diversity books. Some will come in the form of single reviews and others in the form of round-ups. Just ahead, there will be reviews of:

  • Freddy the Frogcaster and the Terrible Tornado by Janice Dean
  • The Distance Between Us by Reya Grande
  • Hearts of Fire from The Voice of Matyrs

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