Top 40 Reads 2011

This will be the last list of Top Reads, since the others are not only very recent but also available on my Pinterest boards.  So here are the top reads from my reviews posted in 2011:

8235178 akatawitch apothecary

Across the Universe by Beth Revis (reviewed January 25, 2011)

Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor (reviewed May 6, 2011)

The Apothecary by Maile Meloy (reviewed October 17, 2011)

beautyqueens blue chicken The Big Crunch

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray (reviewed April 21, 2011)

Blue Chicken by Deborah Freedman (reviewed October 6, 2011)

The Big Crunch by Pete Hautman (reviewed January 4, 2011)

camogirl chime divergent

Camo Girl by Kekla Magoon (reviewed February 7, 2011)

Chime by Franny Billingsley (reviewed February 28, 2011

Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos (reviewed July 28, 2011)

Dead End in Norvelt drawing from memory girl of fire and thorns

Divergent by Veronica Roth (reviewed May 9, 2011)

Drawing from Memory by Allen Say (reviewed August 22, 2011)

The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson (reviewed December 29, 2011)

 grandpa green I Want My Hat Back imaginarygirls

Grandpa Green by Lane Smith (reviewed July 25, 2011)

I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen (reviewed August 31, 2011)

Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma (reviewed June 3, 2011)

 Inside Out and Back Again islands end katincorrigible

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai (reviewed May 31, 2011)

Island’s End by Padma Venkatraman (reviewed August 15, 2011)

Kat Incorrigible by Stephanie Burgis (reviewed May 27, 2011)

 legend lemonade littlewhiterabbit

Legend by Marie Lu (reviewed November 9, 2011)

Lemonade and Other Poems Squeezed from a Single Word by Bob Raczka, illustrated by Nancy Doniger (reviewed March 7, 2011)

Little White Rabbit by Kevin Henkes (reviewed February 9, 2011)

  lostfoundtan mejane no ordinary day

Lost & Found by Shaun Tan (reviewed April 4, 2011)

Me… Jane by Patrick McDonnell (reviewed May 2, 2011)

No Ordinary Day by Deborah Ellis (reviewed December 5, 2011)

okayfornow peacefulpieces penderwickspointmouette

Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt (reviewed March 22, 2011)

Peaceful Pieces by Anna Grossnickle Hines (reviewed May 26, 2011)

The Penderwicks at Point Mouette by Jeanne Birdsall (reviewed May 25, 2011)

PressHere Queen of the Falls 

Press Here by Herve Tullet (reviewed April 5, 2011)

Queen of the Falls by Chris Van Allsburg (reviewed April 27, 2011)

Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry (reviewed January 21, 2011)

smallacts snowrabbit Stuck

Small Acts of Amazing Courage by Gloria Whelan (reviewed April 25, 2011)

Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit by Il Sung Na (reviewed March 10, 2011)

Stuck by Oliver Jeffers (reviewed November 29, 2011)

swirl by swirl underground unforgotten coat

Swirl by Swirl by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Beth Krommes

Underground by Shane W. Evans (reviewed May 25, 2011)

The Unforgotten Coat by Frank Cottrell Boyce (reviewed October 19, 2011)

why we broke up wither wonderstruck

Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler, illustrated by Maira Kalman (reviewed December 20, 2011)

Wither by Lauren DeStefano (reviewed March 28, 2011)

Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick (reviewed July 22, 2011)


Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke (reviewed February 2, 2011)