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Booked by Kwame Alexander

Booked by Kwame Alexander. April 5, 2016. HMH Books for Young Readers, 320 p. ISBN: 9780544570986.  Int Lvl: 5-8; Rdg Lvl: 3.9; Lexile: 660.

Like lightning/you strike/fast and free/legs zoom/down field/eyes fixed/on the checkered ball/on the goal/ten yards to go/can’t nobody stop you/ 820 more words


Moo by Sharon Creech

Moo by Sharon Creech. August 30, 2016. HarperCollins, 241 p. ISBN: 9780062415240.  Int Lvl: 3-6; Rdg Lvl: 6.3; Lexile: 790.

Zora was chasing us.

Mooooooooo. Mooooooooo. 686 more words


The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle by Janet Fox

The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle by Janet Fox. March 15, 2016. Viking Books for Young Readers, 400 p. ISBN: 9780451476333.  Int Lvl: 5-8; Rdg Lvl: 5.5; Lexile: 740. 842 more words


The Nix by Nathan Hill

The Nix: A Novel by Nathan Hill. August 30, 2016. Knopf, 640 p. ISBN: 9781101946619.  Int Lvl: AD; Rdg Lvl: AD.

From the suburban Midwest to New York City to the 1968 riots that rocked Chicago and beyond, … 884 more words


Blood for Blood by Ryan Graudin

Blood for Blood by Ryan Graudin. November 1, 2016. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 496 p. ISBN: 9780316405157.  Int Lvl: YA; Rdg Lvl: YA; Lexile: 750. 701 more words


Leave Me by Gayle Forman

Leave Me by Gayle Forman. Septamber 6, 2016. Algonquin Books, 352 p. ISBN: 9781616206178.  Int Lvl: AD; Rdg Lvl: AD; Lexile: 720.

For every woman who has ever fantasized about driving past her exit on the highway instead of going home to make dinner, for every woman who has ever dreamed of boarding a train to a place where no one needs constant attention–meet Maribeth Klein. 744 more words


My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier

My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier. November 15, 2016. Soho Teen, 320 p. ISBN: 9781616956745.  Int Lvl: YA; Lexile: 490.

What if the most terrifying person you know is your ten-year-old sister? 673 more words