Friday, February 24, 2012

Cordelia’s Five Books from the School Library Journal's Battle of the Kids’ Books

Successful children's authors, such as Lauren Myracle and Sara Zarr, judge this year’s book battle! Read some of the contenders and join the discussion.

Chime by Franny Billingsley*** (Penguin, $17.99; $8.99 paperback due out in April!)

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor (Little, Brown, $18.99)

Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai (HarperCollins, $15.99)

The Grand Plan to Fix Everything by Uma Krishnaswami*** (Simon & Schuster, $16.99)

Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick (Scholastic, $29.99)

***One of my teachers at Vermont College of the Fine Arts!

February 2012, Cordelia Jensen

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