SLJ’s Battle of the Kids Books 2011 Contenders

These were just announced on twitter today and will be presented more formally on the official BoB blog very soon. But since we know there are avid BoB followers who want time to get and read the books, we decided to do a stealth/soft announcement just for you.  And now that they’ve all been announced, here they are again in a nice easy-to-read list.

  1. AS EASY AS FALLING OFF THE FACE OF THE EARTH by Lynn Rae Perkins
  2. THE CARDTURNER by Louis Sachar
  3. A CONSPIRACY OF KINGS by Megan Whalen Turner
  4. COUNTDOWN by Deborah Wiles
  5. THE DREAMER by Pam Munoz Ryan
  6. THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE BARBIE by Tanya Lee Stone
  7. HEREVILLE: HOW MIRKA GOT HER SWORD by Barry Deutsch
  8. KEEPER by Kathi Appelt
  9. THE ODYSSEY by Gareth Hinds
  10. ONE CRAZY SUMMER by Rita Williams-Garcia
  11. THE RING OF SOLOMON by Jonathan Stroud
  12. SUGAR CHANGED THE WORLD by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos
  13. A TALE DARK AND GRIMM by Adam Gidwitz
  14. THEY CALLED THEMSELVES THE K.K.K. by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
  15. TRASH by Andy Mulligan
  16. WILL GRAYSON, WILL GRAYSON by John Green and David Levithan

 

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8 responses to “SLJ’s Battle of the Kids Books 2011 Contenders

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  2. Sam Bloom

    Sweet! Great list, lots of variety – nice job, guys!

  3. Woo Hoo! Three books I wanted are on the list!

  4. DaNae Leu

    Thanks again for the heads up Monica. I got your message just as my lunch break began and I was able to watch each book roll up on Twitter. It was like the excitiment of Newbery morning.

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  6. brookeshelf

    Woo hoo! Go, Adam Gidwitz!

  7. What?! No Rot & Ruin?!

  8. awesome list…every single one of these books truly deserves to be here. Thanks for posting!

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