The Association for Library Service to Children has announced their picks for the best books for children from 2013.  The books below are from the older reader section which is for ages 11-14 as well as the all ages section.

OLDER READERS

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Becoming Ben Franklin: How a Candle-Maker’s Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty. Freedman, Russell.

Counting by 7s. Sloan, Holly Goldberg. 

Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles, America's First Black Paratroopers Darius & Twig 

Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles, America’s First Black Paratroopers. Stone, Tanya Lee.

Darius & Twig. Myers, Walter Dean.

Diego Rivera: An Artist for the People Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty

Diego Rivera: An Artist for the People. Rubin, Susan Goldman.

Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty. Bolden, Tonya.

Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, #1) Far Far Away Go: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design

Etiquette & Espionage. Carriger, Gail. 

Far Far Away. McNeal, Tom. 

Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design. Kidd, Chip.

The Living March (Book One) Navigating Early

The Living. de la Peña, Matt.  

March: Book One. Lewis, John and Aydin, Andrew. Illus. by Nate Powell.

Navigating Early. Vanderpool, Clare.

One Came Home Paperboy Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass

One Came Home. Timberlake, Amy. 

Paperboy. Vawter, Vince. 

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass. Medina, Meg. 

 

ALL AGES

Journey Poems to Learn by Heart

Journey. Becker, Aaron.

Poems to Learn by Heart. Kennedy, Caroline. Illus. by Jon J Muth.