Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku
A charming and irresistible tale of a shelter cat who finds a good home.
Every Thing On It
This posthumous work from Silverstein is hilarious, endearing, and a little outrageous--classic Silverstein.
Emma Dilemma: Big Sister Poems
Heartfelt and honest poems about the ups and downs of being a big sister. Read it. You won't be sorry.
Young Adult Fiction
Queen of Water
A unique, outstanding, and true story about indentured servitude in Ecuador.
The Lost Crown
An unforgettable read about the tragic Romanov grand duchesses. Sarah Miller creates a sympathetic portrayal of the young sisters without romanticizing the Romanovs; a tricky and admirable feat.
Between Shades of Gray
No contest. An amazing and, at times, difficult read about Stalin's persecution of the Slav population through the eyes of a 15 year old Lithuanian girl.
Monday: The Youth Media Awards! Oooh, baby!