2018

Books I have read in 2018 (including picture books* and research**):

1. Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

2. Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist by Jess Keating*

3. Matylda, Bright and Tender by Holly M. McGhee

4. What Girls Are Made Of by Elana K. Arnold

5. Rot, the Cutest in the World! by Ben Clanton*

6. Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and You by Carole Boston Weatherford*

7. Let the Children March by Monica Clark-Robinson*

8. The Smell of Other People’s Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

9. Ivy and Bean (Ivy and Bean, #1) by Annie Barrows*

10. The Journey Is Everything: Teaching Essays That Students Want to Write for People Who Want to Read Them by Katherine Bomer**

11. Come Home Already! by Jory John and Benji Davies*

12. It Came In the Mail by Ben Clanton*

13. The War I Finally Won by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

14. The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

15. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli (reread)

16. Some Kind of Happiness by Claire Legrand

17. Stuart Little by E. B. White

18. Dear Girl by Amy Krouse Rosenthal*

19. Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai*

20. Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven (reread)

21. Far from the Tree by Robin Benway

22. Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds (reread)

23. Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship by Irene Latham*

24. Refugee by Alan Gratz (reread)

25. Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero (reread)

26. Winger by Andrew Smith (reread)

27. The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore

28. There Might Be Lobsters by Carolyn Crimi*

29. Ivy and Bean and the Ghost That Had to Go (Ivy and Bean #2) by Annie Barrows and Sophie Blackall*

30. Ivy and Bean Break the Fossil Record (Ivy and Bean #3) by Annie Barrows and Sophie Blackall*

31. Ivy and Bean Take Care of the Babysitter (Ivy and Bean #4) by Annie Barrows and Sophie Blackall*

32. Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu

33. Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes and Gordon C. James*

34. The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

35. Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu

36. Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson and Emily Carroll

37. Alone Together: A Novel by Sarah Donovan

38. Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling

39. The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld*

40. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl (reread)

41. Baby Monkey, Private Eye by Brian Selznick*

42. Tradition by Brendan Kiely

43. 1984 by George Orwell (reread)

44. Dory Fantasmagory: Head in the Clouds by Abby Hanlon*

45. Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters by Michael James Mahin*

46. Small Things by Mel Tregonning*

47. Stick by Andrew Smith (reread)

48. Peanut Butter and Jelly (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #3) by Ben Clanton

49. Wolf in the Snow by Matthew Cordell*

50. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (reread)

51-56. Ivy and Bean (Books 5-10) by Annie Barrows and Sophie Blackall*

57. Teaching to Strengths: Supporting Students Living with Trauma, Violence, and Chronic Stress by Debbie Zacarian**

58. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (reread)

59. Rebound by Kwame Alexander

60. The Antlered Ship by Dashka Slater*

61. Charlie and Mouse by Laurel Snyder*

62. The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson*

63. Waiting by Kevin Henkes*

64. Charlie and Mouse and Grumpy by Laurel Snyder*

65. Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

66. Bat and the Waiting Game by Elana K. Arnold

67. For Everyone by Jason Reynolds

68. Sunny by Jason Reynolds

69. Words and Your Heart by Kate Jane Neal*

70. The Story of Ferdinard by Munro Leaf*

71. Islandborn by Junot Diaz*

72. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

73. Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix

74. Dude! by Aaron Reynolds*

75. Release by Patrick Ness

76. A Dash of Trouble (Love Sugar Magic #1) by Anna Meriano

77. Julian Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love*

78. A Day In the Life of Marlon Bundo by Jill Twiss*

79. Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

80. The You I’ve Never Known by Ellen Hopkins

81. Hope Nation: YA Authors Share Personal Moments of Inspiration edited by Rose Brock

82. Square by Mac Barnett*

83. The Porcupine of Truth by Bill Konigsberg

84. Saints and Misfits by S. K. Ali

85. How to Code a Sandcastle by Josh Funk*

86. Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes

87. Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed

88. The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World’s Coral Reefs: The Story of Ken Nedimyer and the Coral Restoration Foundation by Kate Messner*

89. Ocean Meets Sky by the Fan Brothers*

90. Misunderstood Shark by Ame Dyckman*

91. A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J. Maas

92. Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough

93. From Twinkle, with Love by Sandhya Menon

94. Off & Away by Cale Atkinson*

95. Drawn Together by Minh Le*

96. The Last (The Endling #1) by Katherine Applegate

97. The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik by David Arnold

**SUMMER BREAK**

98. The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

99. 180 Days by Kelly Gallagher and Penny Kittle**

100. The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson

101. A Novel Approach by Kate Roberts**

102. The 5 O’Clock Band by Troy Andrews*

103. Butterfly Park by Ella MacKay*

104. If I Ever Get Out of Here by Eric Gansworth

105. Beauty Queens by Libya Bray

106. EngiNerds by Jarrett Lerner

107. The Princess and the Pit Stop by Tom Angleberger*

108. Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro

109. The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

110. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

111. All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold*

112. The Creature of the Pines (The Unicorn Rescue Society #1) by Adam Gidwitz

113. Furyborn by Claire Legrand

114. The Crucible by Arthur Miller (reread)

115. The Doll People #1 by Ann M. Martin

116. A Letter to My Teacher by Deborah Hopkinson*

117. The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan

118. Good Dog by Dan Gemeinhart

119. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

120. Peanut Butter & Cupcake by Terry Border*

121. We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins*

122. The Basque Dragon (The Unicorn Rescue Society #2) by Adam Gidwitz

123. The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline

124. Embarrassment: and the Emotional Underlife of Learning by Thomas Newkirk**

125. Good Rosie by Kate DiCamillo*

126. Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience & Fortitude by Josh Funk*

127. The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson*

128. Dreamers by Yuyi Morales*

129. It’s Shoe Time! (Elephant and Piggie Like Reading! #4) by Bryan Collier*

**END OF SUMMER BREAK**

130. Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

131. Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman

132. Fresh Ink by Lamar Giles (Editor)

133. Stella Diaz Has Something to Say by Angela Dominguez

134. Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson

135. The Quickwrite Handbook by Linda Rief**

136. The Magician’s Hat by Malcolm Mitchell*

137. The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees by Don Brown

138. The Itchy Book! (Elephant and Piggie Liker Reading! #5) by LeUyen Pham*

139. Mission Defrostable (Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast #3) by Josh Funk*

140. Dig by A. S. King

141. Ghost Medicine by Andrew Smith

142. I Lost My Tooth! by Mo Willems*

143. What Do You Do with a Voice Like That? by Chris Barton*

144. The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson

145. Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

146. Pride by Ibi Zoboi

147. Lousiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo

148. Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed

149. Wild Orca: The Oldest, Wisest Whale in the World by Brenda Peterson*

150. Rabbit & Robot by Andrew Smith

151. Lu (Track Book 4) by Jason Reynolds

152. Dress Codes for Small Towns by Courtney C. Stevens

153. A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

154. Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson

155. We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorell*

156. Carmela Full of Wishes by Matt de la Pena*

157. Pearl by Molly Idle*

158. The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden

159. Dry by Neal Shusterman

160. Hey, Wall: A Story of Art and Community by Susan Verde*

161. I Feel Teal by Lauren Rille*

162. Going Places by Peter H. Reynolds and Paul Reynolds*

163. I Walk with Vanessa: A Story about a Simple Act of Kindness by Kerascoet*

164. Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson

165. Something Happened in Our Town by Marianne Celano*

166. Imagine by Juan Felipe Herrara*

167. All the Way to Havana by Margarita Engle*

168. The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty

169. Yo Soy Muslim: A Father’s Letter to His Daughter by Mark Gonzales*

170. Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall*

171. A Heart in a Body of the World by Deb Caletti

172. Say Something by Peter H. Reynolds*

173. Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson

174. Cry, Heart, But Never Break by Glenn Ringtved*

175. Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes, and Stinkers: Celebrating Animal Underdogs by Melissa Stewart*

176. Adrian Simcox Does Not Have a Horse by Marcy Campbell*

177. The Rough Patch by Brian Lies*

178. 24 Hours in Nowhere by Dusti Bowling

179. Ida, Always by Caron Lewis*

180. The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani

181. The Remember Balloons by Jessie Oliveros*

182. The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare by Shannon Hale*

183. When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop by Laban Carrick Hill*

184. Breakout by Kate Messner

185. Otis and Will Discover the Deep by Barb Rosenstock*

186. The Patchwork Bike by Maxine Beneba Clarke*

187. Santa Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins*

188. Puddin’ by Julie Murphy

189. Blended by Sharon Draper

190. Princesses Save the World by Savannah Guthrie*

191. Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

192. Game Changer!: Book Access for All Kids by Donalyn Miller and Colby Sharp**