Top 30 Reads of 2009

Some incredible reads in 2009 too!  I think this gets more difficult as the years pass, probably because my memory is better. 

Big Wolf and Little Wolf A Book of Sleep Duck! Rabbit!

Big Wolf & Little Wolf by Nadine Brun-Cosme, illustrated by Olivier Tallec (reviewed May 20, 2009)

A Book of Sleep by Il Sung Na (reviewed October 29, 2009)

Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld (reviewed March 16, 2009)

Eon: Dragoneye Reborn (Eon, #1) The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate Faith, Hope, and Ivy June

Eon: Dragoneye Reborn by Alison Goodman (reviewed January 27, 2009)

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly (reviewed February 23, 2009)

Faith, Hope and Ivy June by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (reviewed June 8, 2009)

Fire (Graceling Realm, #2) Going Bovine Heart of a Shepherd

Fire by Kristin Cashore (reviewed June 15, 2009)

Going Bovine by Libba Bray (reviewed August 10, 2009)

Heart of a Shepherd by Rosanne Parry (reviewed May 21, 2009)

How to Say Goodbye in Robot If I Stay (If I Stay, #1) Incarceron (Incarceron, #1)

How to Say Goodbye in Robot by Natalie Standiford (reviewed October 1, 2009)

If I Stay by Gayle Forman (reviewed March 12, 2009)

Incarceron by Catherine Fisher (reviewed December 15, 2009)

The Indigo Notebook (Notebook, #1) Jumped King of the Screwups

The Indigo Notebook by Laura Resau (reviewed September 17, 2009)

Jumped by Rita Williams-Garcia (reviewed April 3, 2009)

King of the Screwups by KL Going (reviewed May 4, 2009)

Lament: The Faerie Queen's Deception (Books of Faerie, #1) Last Night I Sang to the Monster The Lion and the Mouse

Lament by Maggie Stiefvater (reviewed March 18, 2009)

Last Night I Sang to the Monster by Benjamin Alire Saenz (reviewed December 21, 2009)

The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney (reviewed October 8, 2009)

Living Sunlight: How Plants Bring The Earth To Life Marcelo in the Real World North of Beautiful

Living Sunlight: How Plants Bring the Earth to Life by Molly Bang & Penny Chisholm (reviewed January 19, 2009)

Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork (reviewed February 16, 2009)

North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley (reviewed March 24, 2009)

Nothing but Ghosts Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors Same Difference

Nothing but Ghosts by Beth Kephart (reviewed July 6, 2009)

Red Sings from the Treetops by by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski (reviewed March 31, 2009)

Same Difference by Siobhan Vivian (reviewed January 21, 2009)

Solace of the Road Tsunami! The Vast Fields of Ordinary

Solace of the Road by Siobhan Dowd (reviewed November 16, 2009)

Tsunami by Kimiko Kajikawa, illustrated by Ed Young (reviewed January 29, 2009)

The Vast Fields of Ordinary by Nick Burd (reviewed April 28, 2009)

When the Whistle Blows When You Reach Me Wintergirls

When the Whistle Blows by Fran Cannon Slayton (reviewed August 31, 2009)

When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead (reviewed July 27, 2009)

Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson (reviewed January 19, 2009)