Everyday Reading: Book Index

Book Index



* indicates my favorite books

Fiction Picture Books
- Along a Long Road by Frank Viva
- A Book of Sleep by Il Sung Na
- Cat the Cat, Who is That? by Mo Willems
- Chalk by Bill Thomson
- Disappearing Desmond by Anna Alter
* Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld
* Hippo! No, Rhino by Jeff Newman 
- I Spy with My Little Eye by Edward Gibbs
* It's a Tiger! by David LaRochelle and Jeremy Tankard
- The Loud Book by Deborah Underwood and Renata Liwska 
- Me. . . Jane by Patrick McDonnell
- Mitchell's License by Hallie Durand and Tony Fucile
* Mr. Gumpy's Outing by John Burningham
- Perfect Square by Michael Hall
- Pig Pig Returns by David McPhail
- Pirate Nap by Danna Smith, illustrated by Valeria Petrone
- Press Here by Herve Tullet
- Red Wagon by Renata Liwska
* Where's Walrus? by Stephen Savage

Non-Fiction Picture Books
- Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of Puppeteer of Macy's Parade by Melissa Sweet
* Can We Save the Tiger? by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Vicky White
- First Garden: The White House Garden and How It Grew by Robbin Gourley
- How Did That Get in My Lunchbox? The Story of Food by Chris Butterworth, illustrated by Lucia Gaggiotti 
- I Feel Better with a Frog in My Throat: History's Strangest Cures by Carlyn Beccia 
* Life-Size Zoo by Teruyuki Komiya
- One Big Rain: Poems for Rainy Days by Rita Gray and Ryan O'Rourke
* Tap Dancing on the Roof by Linda Sue Park and Istvan Banyai
- A Walk in London by Salvatore Rubbino 
- The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps by Jeanette Winter 

Easy Readers
* Bink and Gollie by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee, Illustrated by Tony Fucile  

Middle Grade Fiction
- Amy's Eyes by Richard Kennedy
* The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had by Kristin Levine
- The Birthday Ball by Lois Lowry
- Calamity Jack by Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, and Nathan Hale (MG)
- The Candymakers by Wendy Mass 
- Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede
* Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat by Lynne Jonell
- Fablehaven by Brandon Mull
- The Girl with the Silver Eyes by Willo Davis Roberts
- The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman 
* The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Kleges
* Hate That Cat by Sharon Creech
- The Hole in the Wall by Lisa Rowe Fraustino
- I So Don't Do Makeup by Barrie Summy
- Ivy's Ever After by Dawn Lairamore
- The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine
* A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck
* Love That Dog by Sharon Creech
* Jefferson's Sons by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
* Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
- Medina Hill by Trilby Kent 
- Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine
* Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool
- Nightshade City by Hilary Wagner
* Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt
* The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
- One Crazy Summer by Rita Garcia-Williams
- On the Wings of Heroes by Richard Peck
* Savvy by Ingrid Law
- A Season of Gifts by Richard Peck
- The Storm in the Barn by Matt Phelan
- The Templeton Twins Have an Idea by  Ellis Weiner and Jeremy Homes
- Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham
- The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann
* The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt
* A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck

Middle Grade Non-Fiction
- Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart by Candace Fleming
* Bomb! The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
- Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot" by Michael O. Tunnell
- Escape! The Story of The Great Houdini by Sid Fleischman
- The Great and Only Barnum by Candace Fleming
* Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman
- Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin and Sarah Thomson

Young Adult Fiction
- Academy 7 by Anne Osterlund
* After Ever After by Jordan Sonnenblick
- Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
- Birthmarked by Caragh M. O'Brien
- Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore
- Bitter End by Jennifer Brown
- The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
- Bunheads by Sophie Flack
- Candor by Pam Bachorz
- Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
* Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
- City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
* Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein 
- Crossed by Ally Condie
- A Curse Dark as Gold by Elizabeth C. Bunce 
* Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnenblick
* Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
- The Daughters by Joanna Philbin
- The Daughters Break the Rules by Joanna Philbin
* Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor 
- Deadly by Julie Chibbaro
- Delirium by Lauren Oliver
- Drought by Pam Bachorz
- Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick
- East by Edith Pattou
- The Education of Bet by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
- The Everafter by Amy Huntley 
* Falling for Hamlet by Michelle Ray
- The False Princess by Eilis O'Neal
* Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta
* Fire by Kristin Cashore
- Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith
- The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan 
- Forgotten by Cat Patrick
- General Winston's Daughter by Sharon Shinn
- Generation Dead by Daniel Waters
- Graceling by Kristin Cashore
* Hate List by Jennifer Brown
* Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson 
- How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr
* If I Stay by Gayle Forman
- I'll Be There by Holly Goldberg Sloan
- Impossible by Nancy Werlin
- It's Like This, Cat by Emily Neville
- Jackaroo by Cynthia Voigt
* Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
- Jumped by Rita Williams-Garcia
- Just One Wish by Janette Rallison
- The Killer's Cousin by Nancy Werlin
* Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
- Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen 
- Lockdown by Walter Dean Myers
* The Luxe by Anna Godbersen 
* Matched by Ally Condie
- Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
- Nightshade by Andrea Cremer
- Once was Lost by Sara Zarr
- The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
- Radiant Darkness by Emily Whitman
- The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
* The Road Home by Ellen Emerson White
- Rose Sees Red by Cecil Castellucci 
- The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen
- Saving Maddie by Varian Johnson
- Sean Griswold's Head by Lindsey Leavitt
* Shakespeare Bats Cleanup by Ron Koertge
* Shakespeare Makes the Playoffs by Ron Koertge
* Split by Swati Avasthi
- The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han
- Taken by Storm by Angela Morrison 
- Taking Off by Jenny Moss
* Ten Cents a Dance by Christine Fletcher
- Things I Know About Love by Kate Le Vann
- The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth Laban
- A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
- The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen 
- What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen
- When the Whistle Blows by Fran Cannon Slayton
- Where She Went by Gayle Forman 
- Wings by Aprilynne Pike
- Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

 
Young Adult Non-Fiction
- Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson
- The Girl Who Was On Fire edited by Leah Wilson
- Stitches by David Small

Adult Fiction
- The Actor and the Housewife by Shannon Hale
- The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
- Banker by Dick Francis
- The Book of Jonas by Stephen Dau
 - Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
* The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
* The Help by Kathryn Stockett
- How to be an American Housewife by Margaret Dilloway
* I've Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella 
- The Lake of Dreams by Kim Edwards
- Little Bee by Chris Cleave
- The Little Women Letters by Gabrielle Donnelly
- The Magician's Assistant by Ann Patchett
- Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
- Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
* Room by Emma Donoghue
- Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay 
- Sea Change by Jeremy Page
- Still Alice by Lisa Genova
- The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
* These Is My Words: The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine by Nancy E. Turner
- Touch and Go by Lisa Gardner
- Trust Your Eyes by Linwood Barclay
- The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
* What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
- Wish You Well by David Baldacci 

Adult Non-Fiction 
- The Anti 9-to-5 Guide: Practical Career Advice for Women Who Think Outside the Cube by Michelle Goodman
* Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chau
- Boys Adrift by Lenord Sax
- Bringing Up Bebe by Pamela Druckerman
- Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
* Dinner: A Love Story by Jenny Rosentrach
- Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley
* French Kids Eat Everything by Karen Le Billon 
* The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
* A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table by Molly Wizenberg
* Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandburg
- Life with Picasso by Francoise Gilot
- Lunch Wars by Amy Kalafa
- The Magic Room by Jeffrey Zaslow
* Make the Bread, Buy the Butter by Jennifer Reese
- My Life in France by Julia Child 
- My Life Map by Kate and David Marshall
* Nutureshock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
* Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
* Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain  
- The Rules of Inheritance by Claire Bidwell Smith
- Situations Matter by Sam Sommers
- Slow Love by Dominique Browning
* There Are No Shortcuts by Rafe Esquith
* Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
- The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner's Semester at America's Holiest University by Kevin Roose
* What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell
- Why Women Need Fat: How "Healthy" Food Makes Us Gain Excess Weight by Lassek and Gaulin 
- The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It by Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D.
- Zero Waste Home by Bea Johnson


Audiobooks
* Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (YA)
* Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor (YA)
- Escape! The Story of The Great Houdini by Sid Fleischman (Middle Grade)
* Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson  (YA)
* The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Adult)
* If I Stay by Gayle Forman (YA)
- Little Bee by Chris Cleave (Adult)
- My Life in France by Julia Child (Adult)
* Nutureshock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman (Adult)
* Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell (Adult)
- The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (YA)
- The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen (YA)
- Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay  (Adult)
* Savvy by Ingrid Law (Middle Grade)
- Situations Matter by Sam Sommers (Adult) 
- Still Alice by Lisa Genova (Adult)

- A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith (YA)
* Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand (Adult)
* The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt (MG)

Dystopian
- Birthmarked by Caragh M. O'Brien (YA)
- Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (YA)
- Crossed by Ally Condie (YA)
- The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer (YA)
- Delirium by Lauren Oliver (YA)
- Drought by Pam Bachorz (YA)
- The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan (YA)
- Life as We Know It by Susan Beth Pfeffer (YA)
- Matched by Ally Condie (YA)
- Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (YA)
- This World We Live In by Susan Beth Pfeffer (YA)

Fantasy
* City of Bones by Cassandra Clare (YA)
- Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor (YA)
- Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede (MG)
- Fablehaven by Brandon Mull (MG)
- Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta (YA)
- Fire by Kristin Cashore (YA)
- The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (MG)
- Impossible by Nancy Werlin (YA)
- Ivy's Ever After by Dawn Lairamore (MG)
- Nightshade by Andrea Cremer (YA)
- Nightshade City by Hilary Wagner (MG)
- Savvy by Ingrid Law (MG)
- Wings by Aprilynne Pike (YA)

Food/Health
* A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table by Molly Wizenberg
* Dinner: A Love Story by Jenny Rosentrach
* French Kids Eat Everything by Karen Le Billon  
- Lunch Wars by Amy Kalafa
- Make the Bread, Buy the Butter by Jennifer Reese
- Why Women Need Fat: How "Healthy" Food Makes Us Gain Excess Weight by Lassek and Gaulin 

Graphic Novels
- Calamity Jack by Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, and Nathan Hale (MG)
- Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Elementary/MG)
- Stitches by David Small (Adult)
- The Storm in the Barn by Matt Phelan (MG)

Historical Fiction 
- The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne (MG)
- Deadly by Julie Chibbaro (YA)
* Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (YA)
- Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith (YA)
- The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Kleges (MG)
- The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (Adult)
- Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson (YA)
- The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Adult)
- Jefferson's Sons by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (MG)
- The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine (MG)
- A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck (MG)
- The Luxe by Anna Godbersen (YA)
- Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear (Adult)
- Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool (MG)
- One Crazy Summer by Rita Garcia-Williams (MG)
- On the Wings of Heroes by Richard Peck (MG)
- The Road Home by Ellen Emerson White (YA)
- Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay (Adult)
- The Storm in the Barn by Matt Phelan (MG)
- Taking Off by Jenny Moss (YA)
- Ten Cents a Dance by Christine Fletcher (YA)
- The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt (MG)
- When the Whistle Blows by Fran Cannon Slayton (YA)
- Wish You Well by David Baldacci (Adult)
- A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck (MG)

Poetry
- Hate That Cat by Sharon Creech (MG)
- Love That Dog by Sharon Creech (MG)
- Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse by Marilyn Singer and Josee Massee (Picture Book)
- One Big Rain: Poems for Rainy Days by Rita Gray and Ryan O'Rourke (Picture Book)
- Shakespeare Bats Cleanup by Ron Koertge (YA)
- Shakespeare Makes the Playoffs by Ron Koertge (YA)
- Tap Dancing on the Roof by Linda Sue Park and Istvan Banyai (Picture Book)

4 comments:

  1. This is what I needed to find! Thank you soo much! You have helped me find the release I have been looking for in books:) I never know what to rent at the library.

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  2. Love seeing all these in one spot--especially your favorites!

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  3. Spending my Christmas Eve reading through your book recommendations and making my 2014 book list. ;-)

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  4. Janssen! So lovely meeting you at Alt Summit! And I have to say THANK YOU for this list. I am trying to grow my son's book collection and this is exactly what I needed.
    xo
    Alix

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