2017-19

Books Read in 2017: 173
Pages Read in 2017: 46,035

1. Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing
2. Blue-Eyed Arabs of the North by Patricia Bjornstad
3. Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
4. Summer at Sunset by Beth Labonte
5. The Rabbit Ate My Flip-Flops by Rachel Elizabeth Cole*
6. Every Day Is a Holiday by George Mahood
7. The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon
8. Rena’s Promise by Rena Kornreich Gelissen and Heather Dune Macadam
9. Acne, Asthma, And Other Signs You Might Be Half Dragon by Rena Rocford
10. Nelson Mandela: A Life Inspired by Gillian Kendall and Wyatt North
11. Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
12. Terminal Value by Thomas Waite
13. All the Gallant Men by Donald Stratton and Ken Gire
14. Stories From Separation, Texas by John J. Asher
15. D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths*
16. The Key of Kilenya by Andrea Pearson*
17. The Doctrine and Covenants Made Easier, Part 2 by David J. Ridges
18. A Yorkshire Christmas by Kate Hewitt
19. Melissa Explains It All by Melissa Joan Hart
20. The Train to Crystal City by Jan Jarboe Russell
21. The Children’s Homer by Padraic Colum*
22. The Story of Awkward by RK Ryals
23. Ten Tea Parties by Joseph Cummins
24. Tutti Frutti by Mike Faricy
25. Early Graves by Thomas H. Cook
26. A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
27. The Serpent in the Glass by DM Andrews*
28. The Age of Daredevils by Michael Clarkson
29. A Chance for Sunny Skies by Eryn Scott
30. Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. by Judy Blume
31. Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
32. Dmitri by Andrea Pearson*
33. Upstairs at the White House by JB West
34. The Not So Secret Emails Of Coco Pinchard by Robert Bryndza
35. Alex: The Life of a Child by Frank Deford
36. Another Saturday Night and I Ain’t Got No Body by Jennie Marts
37. Into the Shadows by Harriet Parke
38. Edgewood by Karen McQuestion
39. Rupee Millionaires by Frank Kusy
40. Queen Victoria’s Children by John Van der Kiste
41. Doctrine and Covenants Made Easier, Part 3 by David J. Ridges
42. The Doctrine and Covenants
43. The Ember Gods by Andrea Pearson*
44. Wanderlust by Karen McQuestion
45. The Fever Code by James Dashner
46. Traditional Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens*
47. Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
48. A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson
49. Absolution by Karen McQuestion
50. August Fortress by Andrea Pearson*
51. Once Upon a More Enlightened Time by James Finn Garner
52. The Darwin Awards: Next Evolution by Wendy Northcutt
53. My Story by Elizabeth Smart
54. Night of the Purple Moon by Scott Cramer
55. Death in Yellowstone by Lee H. Whittlesey
56. I Want It Now! by Julie Dawn Cole
57. Tales from Japan by Helen and William McAlpine*
58. Killing Hemingway by Arthur Byrne (aka Brian D. Meeks)
59. Economics Through Everyday Life by Anthony Clark
60. Anna of Byzantium by Tracy Barrett
61. Don’t Make Me Come Up There! by Kristen Welch
62. Missing Since Monday by Ann M. Martin
63. Let It Snow by Maureen Johnson, John Green, and Lauren Myracle
64. Rise of Keitus by Andrea Pearson*
65. Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
66. Entangled by Barbara Ellen Brink
67. Revelation by Karen McQuestion
68. Theras and His Town by Caroline Dale Snedeker*
69. The Story of Western Science by Susan Wise Bauer
70. Discern by Andrea Pearson
71. Praxis by Andrea Pearson
72. Perceive by Andrea Pearson
73. Observe by Andrea Pearson
74. Reclaim by Andrea Pearson
75. Conceal by Andrea Pearson
76. Obscure by Andrea Pearson
77. Enshroud by Andrea Pearson
78. Lost to the West by Lars Brownworth
79. Samara by Andrea Pearson
80. Midian by Andrea Pearson
81. Eyes of the Sun by Andrea Pearson
82. The Railway Children by Edith Nesbit
Bezza’s Book of Enchantments by Andrea Pearson*
The Jewel Thief by Andrea Pearson*
Stories of Beowulf Told to Children by H.E. Marshall
83. Summer Baby by Beth Labonte
84. Beowulf: A New Telling by Robert Nye
85. Lucky Man by Michael J. Fox
86. Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner
87. An Affair to Dismember by Elise Sax
88. Remaining Me by Ansandra Woodman
89. The Eye of Minds by James Dashner
90. The Golden Symbol by Andrea Pearson*
91. Princess by Jean Sasson
Horrible Histories: Vicious Vikings by Terry Deary
92. Viking Warrior by Judson Roberts
Viking Ships At Sunrise by Mary Pope Osborne
Vikings by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Can it Really Rain Frogs? by Spencer Christian and Antonia Felix
93. Young Marian’s Adventures in Sherwood Forest by Stephen Mooser*
94. Bundle of Trouble by Diana Orgain
95. The Roman and the Runaway by AJ Braithwaite
96. Ultraviolet by RJ Anderson
97. “You Look Like That Girl…” by Lisa Jakub
Stories of Roland Told to the Children by HE Marshall
98. My Name Used to Be Muhammad by Tito Momen
99. Nightshade City by Hilary Wagner*
100. Withhold by Andrea Pearson
101. My Story: The Great Plague by Pamela Oldfield
Who in the World Was The Unready King? by Connie Clark
102. Augustine Came to Kent by Barbara Willard
103. The Legend of King Arthur by Stephen Klein
104. The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less) by David Bercovici
105. Son of Charlemagne by Barbara Willard
106. Frankie Dupont and the Science Fair Sabotage by Julie Anne Grasso*
Castle Diary: The Journal of Tobias Burgess by Richard Platt
Genghis Khan: 13th-Century Mongolian Tyrant by Enid A. Goldberg
107. The Driscoll Theory by Diana Driscoll
108. There I Go Again by William Daniels
109. If All the Swords in England by Barbara Willard
110. Detour from Normal by Ken Dickson
111. Politically Correct Holiday Stories by James Finn Garner
Along Came Galileo by Jeanne Bendick
112. Island of Fog by Keith Robinson
113. The Only Witness by Pamela Beason
114. Reel to Real: The Video Store Murders by Joyce Nance
115. Wulf the Saxon by GA Henty
116. Zoe & Zak and the Yogi’s Curse by Lars Guignard*
117. Kula Keiki Ali’i by Rosemary I. Patterson
Chinese Fairy Tales by Frederick H. Martens
118. Doom of the Three Stones by Josh Kilen*
Folktales From Turkey: From Agri to Zelve by Serpil Ural*
Hidden Tales from Eastern Europe by Antonia Barber and Paul Hess
Where Do You Think You’re Going, Christopher Columbus? by Jean Fritz
119. Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume*
120. The Emerald Mile by Kevin Fedarko
121. Harry Truman’s Excellent Adventure by Matthew Algeo
122. The Final Spark by Richard Paul Evans
123. Rent A Husband by Sally Mason
124. Humanity’s Last Chance by DP Fitzsimons
125. Pants on Fire by Clayton Smith
126. Wild Thing by Dandi Daley Mackall*
127. Aaru by David Meredith
128. Scaly Tale Ripley’s Bureau of Investigation*
Heidi Heckelbeck Has a Secret by Wanda Coven*
129. Intrusion by Mary McCluskey
130. Any Way You Dream It by Monique McDonell
131. Embryo by JA Schneider
132. Salt to the Sea by Ruth Sepetys
133. Please Stop Laughing at Me by Jodee Blanco
134. Appaloosa Summer by Tudor Robins
135. My School is a Spy Factory by Steven Stickler*
136. Prejudice Meets Pride by Rachael Anderson
137. Outcry by Manny Steinberg
138. Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
139. Last Shot by Mike Faricy
140. Don’t You Know Who I Am? by Tony James Slater
141. Forsake by Andrea Pearson
142. Dear World by Bana Alabed
143. Wifey by Judy Blume
144. Forsaken Prince by Andrea Pearson
145. Ember Gods (rewrite) by Andrea Pearson
146. August Fortress (rewrite) by Andrea Pearson
147. Rise of Keitus (rewrite) by Andrea Pearson
148. Eyes of the Sun (rewrite) by Andrea Pearson
149. Golden Symbol (rewrite) by Andrea Pearson
150. Stolen Princess by Andrea Pearson
151. All the Way from Texas by Carolyn Brown
152. Out of Play by Joy Norstrom
153. The Host by Stephenie Meyer
154. Princesses Don’t Become Engineers by Aya Ling*
155. Play Dead by Leslie O’Kane
156. The Toaster Oven Mocks Me by Steve Margolis
157. One Nation by Ben Carson
158. Zera and the Green Man by Sandra Knauf
159. How (Not) to Kiss Your Dog by Susan Lash*
160. Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman
World War School by Andrea Pearson*
161. Will in Scarlet by Matthew Cody
162. Summerlost by Ally Condie
163. The Feud That Sparked the Renaissance by Paul Robert Walker
164. The Shade Amulet by Andrea Pearson
Robin Hood by Bob Blaisdell
165. Sunrise Over Montana by Andrea Kate Pearson
166. God’s Battalions by Rodney Stark
167. Nikki Powergloves: A Hero is Born by David Estes*
168. The Royal Treatment by Melanie Summers
169. Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan*
170. The Red Keep by Allen French
171. The Black Masquerade by Andrea Pearson
172. Storms Over Montana by Andrea Kate Pearson
173. Richard III by William Shakespeare
Sunset Over Montana by Andrea Kate Pearson

(*Read aloud to/with my 9- and 11-year-old boys.)


Books Read in 2018: 142
Pages Read in 2018: 36,957

1. God’s Jury by Cullen Murphy
2. A Question of Love by Isabel Wolff
3. Utopia by Thomas More
4. The Magician’s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo*
5. Intelligence Was My Line by Ralph W. Hauenstein
6. The Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly
7. Until We Collide by Charlotte Fallowfield
8. The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay: Life in Medieval Africa by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack
9. The Mystery of the Haunted Caves by Penny Warner*
10. Into Africa by Martin Dugard
11. The Mystery of the Missing Mustangs by Penny Warner*
12. The Shadow Dragon by Andrea Pearson*
13. The Trumpet of the Swan by EB White
14. The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling*
15. Exposed in Darkness by Heather Sunseri
16. Knight Kyle and the Magic Silver Lance by Oliver Potzsch*
17. India For Children by Shalu Sharma
18. A Night at the Animal Shelter by Mark J. Asher*
19. The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkien
20. Temple of Flames by Andrea Pearson
21. The Mystery of Hidden Valley by Paul Moxham*
22. Genghis: Birth of an Empire by Conn Iggulden
23. Blackwood Relic by Andrea Pearson
24. True Stories of Crimes from the DA’s Office by Arthur Train
25. Cut in Darkness by Heather Sunseri
26. Night of the Ninjas by Mary Pope Osborne
27. The Power In Your Fingertips by Pam Horne
28. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba
29. Ninjas and Samurai by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
30. Ancient China by Terry Collins
31. High Tide in Hawaii by Mary Pope Osborne
32. Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry
33. Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski
34. Covered in Darkness by Heather Sunseri
35. Shot in Darkness by Heather Sunseri
36. The Second Mrs. Gioconda by EL Konigsburg
37. Columbus: Lies of a New World by Alexander Kennedy
38. Desired in Darkness by Heather Sunseri
39. Protected in Darkness by Heather Sunseri
40. Squirrel Meets World by Shannon Hale*
41. Half a Heart by Karen McQuestion
42. Out of the Blue by Gretta Mulrooney
43. The Boys Who Challenged Hitler by Phillip Hoose
44. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
45. Atlantia by Ally Condie
46. Squirrel Girl: 2 Fuzzy, 2 Furious by Shannon Hale*
47. Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card
48. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by JK Rowling
49. The Case of the Mysterious Mr. Jekyll by Daniel Kenney and Emily Boever*
50. Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets by JK Rowling
51. The Mystery Of Hollow Inn by Tara Ellis*
52. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling
53. Beauty by Robin McKinley
54. Around the World in a Hundred Years by Jean Fritz
55. In Praise of Wasting Time by Alan Lightman
56. The Shadows of Ghadames by Joelle Stolz
57. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl*
58. Ringworld by Larry Niven
59. 1453: The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West by Roger Crowley
60. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling
61. Afghanistan by Donkey: A Year in a War Zone by Anna Badkhen
62. Taj Mahal: Passion and Genius at the Heart of the Moghul Empire by Diana Preston
63. The Bible Smuggler by Louise A. Vernon
64. Bird Sense: What It’s Like to Be a Bird by Tim Birkhead
65. A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
66. Shakespeare’s Stories for Young Readers by E. Nesbit
67. Macbeth by William Shakespeare
68. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl*
69. Sound by William C. Robertson
70. Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
71. Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett
72. Caring for a Colony: The Story of Jeanne Mance by Joanna Emery
73. Madeleine Takes Command by Ethel C. Brill
74. Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick
75. The Family Romanov by Candace Fleming
76. Gulliver’s Travels adapted by Nick Eliopulos
77. Catherine the Great: Empress of Russia by Zu Vincent
78. The King’s Fifth by Scott O’Dell
79. Bug Island by RG Cordiner
80. Blood on the River by Elisa Carbone
81. Dark Enough to See the Stars in a Jamestown Sky by Connie Lapallo
82. Our Strange New Land: Elizabeth’s Jamestown Colony Diary, Book One by Patricia Hermes
83. A History of US: Making Thirteen Colonies by Joy Hakim
84. The Republic of Pirates by Colin Woodard
85. Dinosaur Detectives by Judith Bauer Stamper
86. The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox
87. Dinosaurs in the Attic by Douglas J. Preston
88. Abigail Adams: Girl of Colonial Days by Jean Brown Wagoner
89. Why Dinosaurs Matter by Kenneth Lacovara
90. Capturing Jasmina by Kimberly Rae
91. Blast of the Dragon’s Fury by LRW Lee*
92. Mozart: A Life by Paul Johnson
93. Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes
94. The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog by Douglas Kaine McKelvey*
95. Crimson Hollow by Andrea Pearson
96. The War That Made America by Fred Anderson
97. Toliver’s Secret by Esther Wood Brady
98. The Great Little Madison by Jean Fritz
99. My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier
100. The Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling
101. A Thief Revealed by Heather Sunseri
102. The New Testament
103. Verse by Verse of the New Testament (2-in-1) by D. Kelly Ogden and Andrew C. Skinner
104. Founding Brothers by Joseph J. Ellis
105. 1776 by David McCullough
106. The American Revolution: A History by Gordon S. Wood
107. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling
108. The Pearl of Great Price Made Easier by David J. Ridges
109. Aaru: Halls of Hel by David Meredith
110. Shirley by Andrea Pearson
111. Venom of the Serpent’s Cunning by LRW Lee
112. Power of the Heir’s Passion by LRW Lee
113. News of the World by Paulette Jiles
114. Rock-A-Bye Baby by LRW Lee
115. Fear by Bob Woodward
116. Disgrace of the Unicorn’s Honor by LRW Lee*
117. Lullaby by LRW Lee
118. A Thief Consumed by Heather Sunseri
119. An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green
120. Resurrection of the Phoenix’s Grace by LRW Lee*
121. Verse by Verse: The Book of Mormon, Vol. One by D. Kelly Ogden and Andrew C. Skinner
122. Understanding Temple Symbols by Jack M. Lyon
123. Earth Warden by Tony James Slater
124. Operation Hail Storm by Brett Arquette
125. Vision of the Griffin’s Heart by LRW Lee*
126. The Shade Amulet by Andrea Pearson
127. Forbidden Knowledge by Andrea Pearson
128. American Government 101 by Kathleen Sears
129. The Black Masquerade by Andrea Pearson
130. Temple of Flames by Andrea Pearson
131. Wisdom of the Centaurs’ Reason by LRW Lee*
132. Book of Mormon
133. Verse by Verse: The Book of Mormon, Vol. Two by D. Kelly Ogden and Andrew C. Skinner
134. Crimson Hollow by Andrea Pearson
135. Forbidden Knowledge by Andrea Pearson
136. God Wants a Powerful People by Sheri Dew
137. Covenant Keepers by Wendy Watson Nelson
138. The Bill of Rights Primer by Akhil Reed Amar and Les Adams
139. Battle for the Land’s Soul by LRW Lee*
140. Ungifted by Gordon Korman*
141. The Temple Experience by Wendy Ulrich
142. Warden’s Folly by Tony James Slater

(*Read aloud to/with the boys, ages 9/10 and 11/12)


Books Read in 2019: 126
Pages Read in 2019: 32,107

1. Real Friends by Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham
2. Daughters in My Kingdom
3. Demon of Darkness by Andrea Pearson
4. Supergifted by Gordon Korman*
5. Good Night by LRW Lee
6. We Are Displaced by Malala Yousafzai
7. Pink Boots and a Machete by Mireya Mayor
8. Jake & The Gingerbread Wars by EG Foley*
9. The Bullet Journal Method by Ryder Carroll
10. Four Ladies Only by Alretha Thomas
11. Educated by Tara Westover
12. Heroes of 9/11 by Allan Zullo
13. Ahimsa by Supriya Kelkar
14. Angel on the Square by Gloria Whelan
15. Giggleswick: The Amadán Map by Matthew Mainster*
16. Black Potatoes by Susan Campbell Bertoletti
17. Castles and Chemistry by Kris Langman*
18. Texas by James A. Michener
19. Bread and Roses, Too by Katherine Paterson
20. Candy Bombers by Robert Elmer
21. China’s Son by Da Chen
22. Culinary Reactions by Simon Quellen Field
23. David Livingstone: Africa’s Trailblazer by Janet and Geoff Benge
24. Women Under the Knife by Ann Dally
25. Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie by Kristiana Gregory
26. The Boys of Earth-180 by Paul Samuelson*
27. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
28. Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman*
29. Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
30. General Houston’s Little Spy by Cara Skinner
31. Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad by Ann Petry
32. My Sixty Years on the Plains by William Thomas Hamilton
33. Remembrance by Theresa Breslin
34. Gandhi the Man by Eknath Easwaran
35. Mother Teresa by Wyatt North
36. A Stone in My Hand by Cathryn Clinton
37. Sacajawea by Joseph Bruchac
38. Surviving Hitler by Andrea Warren
39. I Pledge Allegiance by Chris Lynch
40. Refugee by Alan Gratz
41. Waiting for the Rain by Sheila Gordon
42. Soft Rain by Cornelia Cornelissen
43. Andy McBean and the War of the Worlds by Dale Kutzera*
44. Kids at Work: Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor by Russell Freedman
45. The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie and The Gospel of Wealth by Andrew Carnegie
46. Black Powder and Moonlight by Melanie Winter*
47. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
48. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
49. Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
50. King Leopold’s Ghost by Adam Hochschild
51. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
52. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
53. Trapped in Transylvania: Dracula by Tony Abbott*
54. Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink
55. 1984 by George Orwell
56. Artemis by Andy Weir
57. Mississippi River Blues: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Tony Abbott*
58. The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
59. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
60. The Doctrine and Covenants*
61. Scripture Study for Latter-day Saint Families: The Doctrine and Covenants by Dennis H. Leavitt and Richard O. Christensen*
62. Shades of Gray by Carolyn Reeder
63. Clouds Tumble Down by Daniel Pericich
64. On Hitler’s Mountain by Irmgard A. Hunt
65. Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan
66. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
67. The Fifth Season by NK Jemisin
68. Who Killed My Daughter? by Lois Duncan
69. What a Trip!: Around the World in Eighty Days by Tony Abbott*
70. Becoming by Michelle Obama
71. Breaking Free by Rachel Jeffs
72. Children of the Great Depression by Russell Freedman
73. Start-up Nation by Dan Senor and Saul Singer
74. Give Me Tomorrow by Patrick K. O’Donnell
75. Some Gave it All by Danny Lane and Mark Bowser
76. Civil Rights: Rhetoric or Reality by Thomas Sowell
77. Humbug Holiday by Tony Abbott*
78. Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction by Charles Townshend
79. Where Wizards Stay Up Late by Katie Hafner
80. Seriously Mum, What’s an Alpaca? by Alan Parks
81. Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan
82. The Diary of Ma Yan
83. Who Was Gandhi? by Dana Meachen Rau
84. What Is Rock and Roll? by Jim O’Connor
85. George’s Marvelous Medicine by Roald Dahl
86. Who Was Fidel Castro? by Sarah Fabiny
87. Healed by Miranda H. Lotz
88. 100 Scientists Who Shaped World History by John Hudson Tiner
89. I Survived the Attacks of September 11th, 2001 by Lauren Tarshis
90. X Marks the Spot by Tony Abbott*
91. A River in Darkness: One Man’s Escape from North Korea by Masaji Ishikawa
92. The Recipe Club by Andrea Israel and Nancy Garfinkel
93. Crushing on a Capulet by Tony Abbott*
94. The Darkdeep by Ally Condie and Brendan Reichs
95. Good Man, Dalton by Karen McQuestion
96. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
97. All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot
98. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
99. Juniper by Kelley and Tom French
100. Journey by James A. Michener
101. The Reflections of Queen Snow White by David Meredith
102. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster*
103. Bruno’s Dream by Iris Murdoch
104. Auschwitz Belongs to Us All by Marta Ascoli
105. Kind Is the New Classy by Candace Cameron Bure
106. Tainted by Alexandra Moody
107. The Witch of Lime Street by David Jaher
108. Saints, Vol. 1
109. Slacker by Gordon Korman*
110. Aztec Curse by EM Stone
111. Allies by Alan Gratz
112. Shadow Prophet by Andrea Pearson
113. The Spirit of Aloha by Kirby Larson*
114. The Diary of “Helena Morley” by Helena Morley
115. Hula for the Home Front by Kirby Larson*
116. Drown by Junot Diaz
117. Kaya: Smoke on the Wind by Janet Shaw*
118. Gangsterland by Tod Goldberg
119. The Appointment by Herta Muller
120. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
121. Melody: Never Stop Singing by Denise Lewis Patrick*
122. Evening Storm by Andrea Pearson
123. Twinkle, Twinkle by LRW Lee
124. Julie Takes a Stand by Megan McDonald*
125. Good Luck, Ivy! by Lisa Yee*
126. Identical Strangers by Elyse Schein and Paula Bernstein

(*Read aloud to the boys, ages 11 and 13)