Saturday, May 09, 2009

2009-2010 Sunshine State Books

The 2009-2010 Sunshine State Readers Book Lists have finally arrived! WHOO HOO!!!

The list for grades 3-5 is pretty exciting!

Drumroll please, . . .

The Puzzling World of Winston Breen by Eric Berlin
Middle of Somewhere by J.B. Cheaney
The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davis
The Fabled Fourth Graders of Aesop Elementary School by Candace Fleming
Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in It by Sundee T. Frazier
Igraine the Brave by Cornelia Funke
Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Defiance by Valerie Hobbs
Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat by Lynne Jonnell
Me and the Pumpkin Queen by Marlane Kennedy
Year of the Dog by Grace Lin
Highway Cats by Janet Taylor Lisle
Punished by David Lubar ***
Night of the Howling Dogs by Graham Salisbury
Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban

*** I was really excited to see Punished on the list this year. I feel in love with the story when I read it months ago.

This year's list has some amazing books on it and I think the voting will be kind of close at the end of the year.