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Summer Reading List 2014

Picture Books (Fiction and Nonfiction)
Splash, Anna Hibiscus! by Atinuke; illus. by Lauren Tobia (Kane Miller)
Journey by Aaron Becker; illus. by the author (Candlewick)
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown; illus. by the author (Little, Brown)
Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio; illus. by Christian Robinson (Atheneum)
Locomotive by Brian Floca; illus. by the author (Jackson/Atheneum)
Flora and the Flamingo by Molly Idle; illus. by the author (Chronicle)
Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems selected by Paul B. Janeczko; illus. by Melissa Sweet (Candlewick)
Niño Wrestles the World by Yuyi Morales; illus. by the author (Porter/Roaring Brook)
Parrots over Puerto Rico by Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore; illus. by Susan L. Roth (Lee & Low)
Mr. Wuffles! by David Wiesner; illus. by the author (Clarion)

Early Readers and Younger Fiction
Big Bad Wolf and Itsy Bitsy Spider [Urgency Emergency!] by Dosh Archer; illus. by the author (Whitman)
The Miniature World of Marvin & James by Elise Broach; illus. by Kelly Murphy (Ottaviano/Holt)
Dog Days [Carver Chronicles] by Karen English; illus. by Laura Freeman (Clarion)
Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman; illus. by Skottie Young (Harper/HarperCollins)
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes; illus. by the author (Greenwillow)
Ling & Ting Share a Birthday by Grace Lin; illus. by the author (Little, Brown)
The Big Wet Balloon by Liniers; illus. by the author (Toon/Candlewick)
Lulu and the Cat in the Bag by Hilary McKay; illus. by Priscilla Lamont (Whitman)
The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli; illus. by the author (Hyperion)
A Big Guy Took My Ball! by Mo Willems; illus. by the author (Hyperion)

Intermediate Fiction and Nonfiction
The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt; illus. by Jennifer Bricking (Atheneum)
Doll Bones by Holly Black; illus. by Eliza Wheeler (McElderry)
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo; illus. by K. G. Campbell (Candlewick)
From Norvelt to Nowhere by Jack Gantos (Farrar)
The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata; illus. by Julia Kuo (Atheneum)
Bluffton: My Summers with Buster by Matt Phelan; illus. by the author (Candlewick)
Romeo Blue by Phoebe Stone (Levine/Scholastic)
One Came Home by Amy Timberlake (Knopf)
How I Became a Ghost: A Choctaw Trail of Tears Story by Tim Tingle (RoadRunner)
The Dolphins of Shark Bay [Scientists in the Field] by Pamela S. Turner; photos by Scott Tuason (Houghton)

Middle School Fiction and Nonfiction
Outside In by Sarah Ellis (Groundwood)
If I Ever Get Out of Here by Eric Gansworth (Levine/Scholastic)
The Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleeson (Chronicle)
The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan (Porter/Roaring Brook)
Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design by Chip Kidd; illus. by the author (Workman)
Far Far Away by Tom McNeal (Knopf)
Cress [Lunar Chronicles] by Marissa Meyer (Feiwel)
The Cracks in the Kingdom [Colors of Madeleine] by Jaclyn Moriarty (Levine/Scholastic)
When I Was the Greatest by Jason Reynolds (Atheneum)
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan (Dial)

High School Fiction and Nonfiction
He Said, She Said by Kwame Alexander (Amistad/HarperTeen)
All the Truth That’s in Me
by Julie Berry (Viking)
If You Could Be Mine
by Sara Farizan (Algonquin)
Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner; illus. by Julian Crouch (Candlewick)
March: Book One by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin; illus. by Nate Powell (Top Shelf)
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart (Delacorte)
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell (St. Martin’s Griffin)
Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick (Roaring Brook)
Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein (Hyperion)
Boxers & Saints by Gene Luen Yang; illus. by the author; color by Lark Pien (First Second/Roaring Brook)

These titles were featured in the 2014 Summer Reading list.

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