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J (siobhanmaire) I have a late start, but I can remember what I've read this year so will just start adding entries ...

1. Graceling by Kristin Cashore


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J (siobhanmaire) 2. "They're Poets and They Know It! A Collection of 30 Timeless Poets" by Meredith Hamilton

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J (siobhanmaire) 3. "You Have Mail: True Stories of Cybercrime" by Matthew Newman

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J (siobhanmaire) 4. "The Season" by Sarah MacLean

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J (siobhanmaire) 5. "All the Broken Pieces" by Ann Burg

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J (siobhanmaire) 6. "Fairest" by Gail Carson Levine

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J (siobhanmaire) 7. "Physics: Why Matter Matters" by Dan Green, Simon Basher (Illustrator)

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J (siobhanmaire) 8. "She's All That!: A Look-It-Up Guide to the Goddesses of Mythology" by Megan E. Bryant

Great presentation of goddsses of myth.

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J (siobhanmaire) 9. "Oh My Gods!: A Look-it-Up Guide to the Gods of Mythology" by Megan E. Bryant

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J (siobhanmaire) 10. "Wait Till Helen Comes: A Ghost Story" by Mary Downing Hahn

This would be a good read for upper elementary or middle school readers.

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J (siobhanmaire) 11. "The Lady Elizabeth" by Alison Weir

I love this author. She makes history come alive.

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J (siobhanmaire) 12. "Peter and the Starcatchers" by Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson

I can't believe I never read this one before - great story!

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J (siobhanmaire) 13. "Innocent Traitor" by Alison Weir

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J (siobhanmaire) 14. "Eleanor of Aquitaine" by Alison Weir

This dragged on and on. Surprisingly, considering the author.

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J (siobhanmaire) 15. "Coffeehouse Angel" by Suzanne Selfors

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J (siobhanmaire) 16. "Caffeine for the Creative Mind: 250 Exercises to Wake Up Your Brain" by Stefan Mumaw, Mumaw, Wendy Lee Oldfield

Loved it! I'll go back to this one over and over.

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J (siobhanmaire) 17. "The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them" by Erin Gruwell, The Freedom Writers

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J (siobhanmaire) 18. "Magyk" by Angie Sage

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J (siobhanmaire) 19. "Flyte" by Angie Sage

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J (siobhanmaire) 20. "Physik" by Angie Sage

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J (siobhanmaire) 21. "Grandpa's Smile" by Joseph Walden

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J (siobhanmaire) 22. "The Lightning Thief" by Rick Riordan

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J (siobhanmaire) 23. "Spies of Mississippi: The True Story of the Spy Network that Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement" by Rick Bowers

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J (siobhanmaire) 24. "Creative Correspondence" by Michael Jacobs, Judy Jacobs

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J (siobhanmaire) 25. "Better Math in 5 Minutes a Day: Fun Math Activities for Kids and Parents on the Go" by Fran Gibson

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J (siobhanmaire) 26. "They Have a Word for It: A Lighthearted Lexicon of Untranslatable Words & Phrases" by Howard Rheingold

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J (siobhanmaire) 27. "The Better World Shopping Guide-Revised Edition: Every Dollar Makes a Difference" by Ellis Jones

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J (siobhanmaire) 28. "Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette" by Sena Jeter Naslund

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J (siobhanmaire) 29. "50 Simple Things You Can Do to Raise a Child Who Loves Math" by Kathy A. Zahler

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J (siobhanmaire) 30. "Cheap Talk with the Frugal Friends: Over 600 Tips, Tricks, and Creative Ideas for Saving Money" by Angie Zalewski

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J (siobhanmaire) 31. "Science Fair Success Secrets: How to Win Prizes, Have Fun, and Think Like a Scientist" by Bill Haduch

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J (siobhanmaire) 32. "Turning the Tables: Restaurants from the Inside Out" by Steven A. Shaw

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J (siobhanmaire) 33. "Image Transfer Workshop: Mixed-Media Techniques for Successful Transfers" by Darlene Olivia McElroy, Sandra Duran Wilson

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J (siobhanmaire) 34. "The Giver" by Lois Lowry

Great book!

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J (siobhanmaire) 35. "Ophelia" by Lisa M. Klein

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J (siobhanmaire) 36. "The Dead and the Gone" by Susan Beth Pfeffer

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J (siobhanmaire) 37. "The Compound" by S.A. Bodeen

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J (siobhanmaire) 38. "The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish" by Neil Gaiman

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J (siobhanmaire) 39. "Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland" by Sally M. Walker

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J (siobhanmaire) 40. "Slob" by Ellen Potter

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J (siobhanmaire) 41. "The Red Queen's Daughter" by Jacqueline Kolosov

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J (siobhanmaire) 42. "The Heretic's Daughter" by Kathleen Kent

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J (siobhanmaire) 43. "A Brief History of Montmaray" by Michelle Cooper

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J (siobhanmaire) 44. "Secret of the Sirens (Companions Quartet, #1)" by Julia Golding

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J (siobhanmaire) 45. "The Gorgon's Gaze (Companions Quartet, #2)" by Julia Golding

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J (siobhanmaire) 46. "Mines of the Minotaur (Companions Quartet, #3)" by Julia Golding

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J (siobhanmaire) 47. "The Chimera's Curse (Companions Quartet, #4)" by Julia Golding

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J (siobhanmaire) 48. "Airman" by Eoin Colfer

This one surprised me - I didn't expect to like it much but I loved it!

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J (siobhanmaire) 49. "What I Saw And How I Lied" by Judy Blundell

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J (siobhanmaire) 50. "14 Cows for America" by Carmen Agra Deedy

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