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Middle School Booktalk List October 2008

October 24, 2008

Note: YA Fiction Titles are arranged by author’s last name. Graphic Novels are arranged by Title.

Laika by Nick Abadzis (Graphic Novel)

The Poison Apples by Lily Archer (YA Fiction)

Atherton: House of Power by Patrick Carman (YA Fiction)

Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale (YA Fiction)

Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz (YA Fiction)

Into the Wild (Warriors series) by Erin Hunter (YA Fiction)

Good As Lily by Derek Kirk Kim & Jesse Hamm
(Graphic Novel)

Kiki Strike: Inside the Shadow City by Kirsten Miller
(YA Fiction)

Bound by Donna Jo Napoli (YA Fiction)

Paranoid Park by Blake Nelson (YA Fiction)

Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer (YA Fiction)

Black and White by Paul Volponi (YA Fiction)


Cute Stuff: Let’s Make Cute Stuff! (YA 745.0463 Cu)

Teen Girls’ Gotta-Have-It Guide to Money by Jessica Blatt (YA 332.024 Bl)

Teens Cook by Megan Carle (YA 641.5 Ca)

Manga Cookbook (YA 641.5952 Ma)

Big Bento Box of Unuseless Japanese Inventions
by Kenji Kawakami (YA 608.752 Ka)

With a Little Bit of Luck by Dennis Fradin (YA 509 Fr)

101 Things You Need to Know and Some You Don’t
(YA 032.02 Tu)

MythBusters: The Explosive Truth Behind 30 of the Most Perplexing Urban Legends of All Time
by Keith and Kent Zimmerman (YA 791.4572 Zi)

The Dangerous Book for Boys by Conn Iggulden
(YA 031.02 Ig)

Worst Case Scenario Handbook by Joshua Piven
(YA 613.69 Pi)

2 Comments leave one →
  1. October 24, 2008 2:10 pm

    Of those, I’ve only read The Poison Apples and Life as we Knew It.

  2. callie permalink
    November 5, 2008 9:51 am

    Hi guys!

    I can’t find Elissa’s Quest on any of your lists. Where is it? I read both this book, and the sequel, Elissa’s Odyssey, and thought they were fantastic! Are people talking about them anywhere?

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