As we rush into the last month for the first round of our consideration process, we offer to you, our faithful friends, this list of books that came under formal consideration for the committee during the month of September. Join us in November for the full list of titles under consideration!
Claiborne, Erin. A Hero at the End of the World. 2014. 308p. Big Bang Press, 15.95 (9780990484400). Gr. 9-12.
Konigsberg, Bill. The Porcupine of Truth. 2015. 336p. Arthur A. Levine Books, $17.99 (9780545648936). Gr. 9-12.
Lambert, Megan Dowd. A Crow of His Own. 2015. 32p. Charlesbridge, $16.95 (9781580894470). 4-7 yrs.
Rowell, Rainbow. Carry On. 2015. 522p. St. Martin’s Griffin, 19.99 (9781250049551). Gr. 8-12.
Schiffer, Miriam B. Stella Brings the Family. Written by Miriam Schiffer; illus. by Holly Clifton-Brown. 2015. 36p. Chronicle Books. 16.99 (9781452111902). 3-8 yrs.
Schmatz, Pat. Lizard Radio. 2015. 288p. Candlewick, $16.99 (9780763676353). Gr. 8-12.
Silverberg, Cory. Sex is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and YOU. Written by Cory Silverberg, illus. by Fiona Smyth. 2015. 159 pgs. Seven Stories Press, 23.95 (9781609806064). Gr. 3-5.
Thrash, Maggie. Honor Girl. 2015. 272p. Candlewick Press, 19.99 (9780763673826). Gr. 8-12.