THE DARK IS RISING by Susan Cooper is a Newbery Honor Book. A middle grade fantasy recommended for ages 12+ (or possibly a strong reader 9+). 4 Stars
WALKING HOME TO ROSIE LEE by A. LaFaye is technically a picture book. Award-winning fistorical Fiction recommended for ages 9+ (or younger). (Awards include: 2012 Skipping Stone Honor Book, 2012 IRA Teachers’ Choice Selection, 2012 Bank Street School of Education Best Books of the Year Selection) 5 Stars
FEED by M.T. Anderson was a National Book Award Finalist. Young Adult science fiction recommended for ages 16+. 5 Stars
SALT SUGAR FAT: HOW THE FOOD GIANTS HOOKED US by Michael Moss is non-fiction recommended for ages 18+. A New York Times Best Seller and award winner. 4.5 Stars
AN ABUNDANCE OF KATHERINES by John Green is a Michael L. Printz Honor Book and a New York Times Best Seller. Young adult fiction recommended for ages 16+. 3.5 Stars
WALK TWO MOONS by Sharon Creech was a New York Times Best Seller and a Newbery Medal Winner. Fiction recommended for ages 9+. 5 Stars
THE HERO AND THE CROWN by Robin McKinley is an award-winning young adult fantasy recommended for ages 14+. 5 Stars!
THE BLUE SWORD by Robin McKinley is an award-winning young adult fantasy & romance recommended for ages 14+. 5 Stars!
THE PERILOUS GARD by Elizabeth Marie Pope is a Newbery Honor Book. Historical fiction recommended for ages 12+. 4 Stars!
LOOKING FOR ALASKA by John Green is contemporary young adult fiction and a New York Times Best Seller. Recommended for ages 16+. 2.5 Stars