italics means I've read it RUNNING TOTAL: 19 of 76

Early Readers

  • Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa: Spring Babies
  • Fly Guy Meets Fly Girl
  • National Geographic Readers: Ants
  • The Babysitters (Cork and Fuzz)
  • We Are in a Book! (An Elephant and Piggie Book)

Chapter Books

  • Anna Hibiscus
  • Frankie Pickle and the Pine Run 3000
  • Home on the Range (Down Girl and Sit)
  • Princess Posey and the First Grade Parade
  • Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off

Middle-grade SFF

  • The Call
  • The Dead Boys
  • Dragonbreath: Attack of the Ninja Frogs
  • Fever Crumb
  • Ninth Ward
  • Reckless
  • The Shadows (The Books of Elsewhere)


  • Brain Jack
  • Guardian of the Dead
  • Plain Kate
  • Pod
  • Rot & Ruin
  • Shipbreaker
  • The Wager

Fiction Picture Books

  • A Beach Tail
  • Chalk
  • The Cow Loves Cookies
  • Flora's Very Windy Day
  • Interrupting Chicken
  • Shark Vs. Train
  • A Sick Day for Amos McGee

Middle-Grade Graphic Novels

  • Athena, Gray-Eyed Goddess
  • Guinea Pig, Pet Shop Private Eye 1: Hamster and Cheese
  • Meanwhile: Pick Any Path. 3,856 Story Possibilities.
  • Smile
  • The Unsinkable Walker Bean

YA Graphic Novels

  • Ghostopolis
  • Mercury
  • Night Owls: Vol 1
  • Twin Spica: Vol 1
  • Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty

Middle Grade Novels

  • Because of Mr. Terupt
  • Belly Up
  • Betti on the High Wire
  • Crunch
  • The Kneebone Boy
  • The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

Nonfiction MG/YA

  • The Dark Game: True Spy Stories
  • The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe
  • Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World's Strangest Parrot
  • Secret of the Yellow Death: A True Story of Medical Sleuthing
  • Spilling Ink: A Young Writer's Handbook
  • Under a Red Sky: Memoir of a Childhood in Communist Romania
  • An Unspeakable Crime: The Prosecution and Persecution of Leo Frank

Nonfiction Picture Books

  • Bones
  • Dinosaur Mountain: Digging into the Jurassic Age
  • Henry Aaron's Dream
  • Pop! The Invention of Bubble Gum
  • Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down
  • Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Ella Fitzgerald
  • The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According To Susy)


  • Borrowed Names: Poems About Laura Ingalls Wilder, Madam C.J. Walker, Marie Curie, and Their Daughters
  • Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night
  • Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse
  • Scarum Fair
  • Sharing the Seasons: A Book of Poems
  • Switching on the Moon: A Very First Book of Bedtime Poems
  • Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature's Survivors

YA Fiction (the panel I was on)

  • Dirt Road Home
  • Harmonic Feedback
  • I Now Pronounce You Someone Else
  • Scrawl
  • Some Girls Are
  • Split
  • Stolen

TOTAL: 76 books My running tally: 10

Cybils Shortlist Reading Challenge []

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