Books I have read in 2019 (including picture books* and research**):

  1. We Got This.: Equity, Access, and the Quest to Be Who Our Students Need Us to Be by Cornelius Minor**
  2. Becoming by Michelle Obama
  3. An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
  4. My Heart by Corinna Luyken*
  5. Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora*
  6. Odd One Out by Nic Stone
  7. Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier
  8. Front Desk by Kelly Yang
  9. The Roots of Rap: 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop by Carole Boston Weatherford*
  10. The House of Lost and Found by Martin Widmark*
  11. Before She Was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome*
  12. The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart
  13. And the Ocean Was Our Sky by Patrick Ness
  14. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
  15. Why They Can’t Write: Killing the Five-Paragraph Essay and Other Necessities by John Warner**
  16. Sasquatch and the Muckleshoot (The Unicorn Rescue Society #2) by Adam Gidwitz
  17. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold (REREAD)
  18. It’s Not Hansel and Gretel by Josh Funk*
  19. Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen McManus
  20. Narwhal’s Otter Friend by Ben CLanton*
  21. I Am Jazz by Jessica Herthel*
  22. Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire by Susan Tan
  23. Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America by various authors
  24. On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
  25. Racism and Intolerance by Louise Spilsbury*
  26. Global Conflict by Louise Spilsbury*
  27. New Kid by Jerry Craft
  28. White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson
  29. A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin*
  30. Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech
  31. The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden
  32. The Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed
  33. Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee by Jeff Zentner
  34. Hearts Unbroken by Cynthia Leitich Smith
  35. Asking for It by Louise O’Neill
  36. Because by Mo Willems*
  37. Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina
  38. Cicada by Shaun Tan*
  39. Remarkably You by Pat Zietlow Miller*
  40. Circle by Mac Barnett*
  41. Dandy by Ame Dyckman*
  42. Carl and the Meaning of Life by Deborah Freedman*
  43. The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander*
  44. The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline (REREAD)
  45. The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner (REREAD)
  46. Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys (REREAD)
  47. Cilla Lee-Jenkins: This Book is a Classic by Susan Tan
  48. American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures edited by America Ferrera
  49. Internment by Samira Ahmed
  50. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (REREAD)
  51. Bat and the End of Everything by Elana K. Arnold
  52. Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt (REREAD)
  53. WOLFPACK: How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game by Abby Wambach
  54. The Crossover by Kwame Alexander (REREAD)
  55. I Will Be Fierce by Bea Birdsong*
  56. Harold & Hog Pretend for Real! by Dan Santat*
  57. Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds
  58. My Papi Has a Motorcycle by Isabel Quintero*
  59. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling (REREAD)
  60. With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
  61. Damsel by Elana K. Arnold
  62. The Size of the Truth by Andrew Smith
  63. Let Me Hear a Rhyme by Tiffany D. Jackson
  64. When Aidan Became a Brother by Kyle Lukoff*
  65. She Persisted Around the World by Chelsea Clinton*
  66. Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry*
  67. How to Catch a Unicorn by Adam Wallace*
  68. The Red Pencil by Andrea Davis Pinkney
  69. The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart
  70. Sadie by Courtney Summers                                                                                                         **SUMMER BREAK**
  71. After the Fire by Will Hill
  72. Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga
  73. How to Read a Book by Kwame Alexander*
  74. Beyoncé: Shine Your Light by Sarah Warren*
  75. Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina
  76. The Line Tender by Kate Allen
  77. Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
  78. Shouting at the Rain by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  79. The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren
  80. Educated by Tara Westover
  81. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
  82. The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
  83. The Color Purple by Alice Walker (reread)
  84. Where Are You From? by Yamile Saied Méndez*
  85. Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay
  86. Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams
  87. Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship by Michelle Kuo
  88. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling (reread)
  89. The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
  90. What Is Given From the Heart by Patricia C. McKissack*
  91. The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe
  92. Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust by Loïc Dauvilier
  93. Beyond Literary Analysis by Allison Marchetti and Rebekah O’Dell**
  94. Under My Hijab by Hena Khan*
  95. Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
  96. Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera
  97. How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  98. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  99. A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee’s Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival by Melissa Fleming
  100. They Call Us Enemy by George Takei
  101. This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
  102. The First (Endling #2) by Katherine Applegate
  103. Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln by Margarita Engle*
  104. Unicorns 101 by Cale Atkinson*
  105. Unicorn Is Maybe Not So Good After All by Bob Shea*
  106. An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United State for Young People by Debbie Reese (Adaptor)
  107. Being the Change: Lessons and Strategies to Teach Social Comprehension by Sara K. Ahmed**
  108. Brave the Page by National Novel Writing Month
  109. Cilla Lee-Jenkins: The Epic Story by Susan Tan
  110. Frankly In Love by David Yoon
  111. Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon
  112. Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You by Sonia Sotomayor*
  113. Maybe He Just Likes You by Barbara Dee
  114. The Handmaid’s Tale: The Graphic Novel by Renée Nault (Adaptor)
  115. Truman by Jean Reidy*
  116. My Jasper June by Laurel Snyder
  117. Exile from Eden (Grasshopper Jungle #2) by Andrew Smith
  118. Slay by Brittney Morris
  119. Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds
  120. Momentous Events In the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling
  121. Dory Fantasmagory: Tiny Tough by Abby Hanlon
  122. Scythe by Neal Shusterman (REREAD)
  123. New Kid by Jerry Craft (REREAD)
  124. The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
  125. Redwood and Ponytail by K. A. Holt
  126. Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman (REREAD)
  127. Thirteen Dooryways, Wolves Behind Them All by Laura Ruby
  128. The Toll by Neal Shusterman
  129. Beverly, Right Here by Kate DiCamillo
  130. Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o*
  131. The Crayons’ Christmas by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers*
  132. I Am Love: A Book of Compassion by Susan Verde*
  133. On the Come Up by Angie Thomas (REREAD)
  134. Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment by Parker Curry*
  135. Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard*
  136. Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes (REREAD)
  137. Kevin the Unicorn: It’s Not All Rainbows by Jessika Von Innerebner*
  138. The Scarecrow by Beth Ferry*
  139. The Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammad*
  140. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds
  141. The Great Santa Stakeout by Betsy Bird*
  142. Sofia Valdez, Future Prez by Andrea Beaty*
  143. Bruce’s Big Storm by Ryan T. Higgins*
  144. The Year We Fell From Space by A. S. King