Books Mentioned in Lizzie Skurnick's "Shelf Discovery"

"Shelf Discovery" is a book of essays about the great children's and young adult books of the 70s-80s. What are your favorites?

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4.19 avg rating — 276,230 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 138,247 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 165,415 ratings
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3.67 avg rating — 31,407 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 18,436 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 8,543 ratings
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3.62 avg rating — 55,139 ratings
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3.81 avg rating — 55,780 ratings
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3.76 avg rating — 239,163 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 11,813 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 24,457 ratings
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73 books · 46 voters · list created July 21st, 2009 by Sophie (votes) .
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Sophie 1481 books
193 friends
Christine 321 books
1 friend
Susanna - Censored by GoodReads 3243 books
861 friends
Angela 256 books
5 friends
Shawnee 2752 books
202 friends
Vanessa 5383 books
413 friends
Jennifer 488 books
63 friends
Morgan 1401 books
1106 friends

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message 1: by Joss (new)

Joss Thanks for this, it's really helpful.


message 2: by Jayne (new)

Jayne Lamb I love 'Shelf Discovery'. It's a shame so many of the books are out of print.


message 3: by Sophie (new)

Sophie Lizzie Skurnick is bringing some of them back into print! http://lizzieskurnickbooks.com/


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