2017

Books I have read in 2017 (including picture books* and research**):

1. Finding Perfect by Elly Swartz

2. That’s Me Loving You by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Teagan White*

3. The Terrible Two Get Worse by Mac Barnett and Jory John

4. Dog Man by Dav Pilkey

5. Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen by Jazz Jennings

6. Dog Man: Unleashed by Dav Pilkey

7. A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

8. American Street by Ibi Zoboi

9. Some Writer! The Story of E.B. White by Melissa Sweet

10. My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows

11. The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale

12. Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan

13. The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure by Doreen Cronin and Kevin Cornell

14. The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith

15. Forge by Laurie Halse Anderson

16. Flying Lessons and Other Stories edited by Elleh Oh

17. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

18. Penguin Problems by Jory John and Lane Smith*

19. Leave Me Alone! by Vera Brosgol*

20. Ballet Cat: What’s Your Favorite Favorite? by Bob Shea*

21. You Don’t Want a Unicorn! by Ame Dyckman*

22. It’s Not Time for Sleeping by Lisa Graff and Lauren Castillo*

23. The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game We Call Life by Kwame Alexander

24. Du Iz Tak? by Carson Ellis*

25. Quit Calling Me a Monster by Jory John*

26. Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea by Ben Clanton*

27. Ashes by Laurie Halse Anderson

28. Sidekicks by Dan Santat

29. Me and Marvin Gardens by A.S. King

30. The First Time She Drowned by Kerry Kletter

31. Blood for Blood by Ryan Graudin

32. Maybe a Fox by Kathi Appelt and Alison McGhee

33. Not Quite Narwhal by Jessie Sima*

34. Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

35. Preaching to the Chickens by Jabari Asim*

36. This House, Once by Deborah Freedman*

37. Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe*

38. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

39. We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

40. Triangle by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen*

41. My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King

42. The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

43. Scythe (Arc of a Scythe #1) by Neal Shusterman

44. Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White (reread)

45. The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

46. All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Connor

47. Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case by Patricia Hruby Powell

48. Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music by Margarita Engle*

49. Barnacle Is Bored by Jonathan Fenske*

50. Dad and the Dinosaur by Geniffer Choldenko*

51. Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal*

52. The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! by Carmen Agra Deedy*

53. Princess Cora and the Crocodile by  Laura Amy Schlitz*

54. The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by Drew Daywalt*

55. The Case of the Stinky Stench (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast, #2) by Josh Funk*

56. Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar

57. The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown

58. Ellie by Mike Wu*

59. I’ll Wait, Mr. Panda by Steve Antony*

60. My First Book of Girl Power by Julie Merberg*

61. Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt by Ben Clanton*

62. The Good For Nothing Button by Charise Mericle Harper*

63. Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson

64. Frostblood (Frostblood Saga, #1) by Elly Blake

65. Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel by Adam Rubin*

66. Bang by Barry Lyga

67. The Story of Diva and Flea by Mo Willems*

68. The Thousandth Floor (The Thousandth Floor, #1) by Katharine McGee

69. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

70. She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton*

71. Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy

72. Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters by Kylene Beers and Bob Probst**