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.
Counting by 7s. Sloan, Holly Goldberg.
Darius & Twig. Myers, Walter Dean.
Diego Rivera: An Artist for the People. Rubin, Susan Goldman.
Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty. Bolden, Tonya.
Etiquette & Espionage. Carriger, Gail.
Far Far Away. McNeal, Tom.
Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design. Kidd, Chip.
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. Timberlake, Amy.
Paperboy. Vawter, Vince.
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass. Medina, Meg.
Journey. Becker, Aaron.
Poems to Learn by Heart. Kennedy, Caroline. Illus. by Jon J Muth.