Reviews and Resources – Master List

Articles
On Blog Readers
What Makes a Hero (avocadostringbean)

Blog Reviews
The Clockwork Foundry (Kate Milford)
Friends with Boys (Faith Erin Hicks)
Jane Yolen’s Journal
Lois Lowry
Marcus Sedgwick
Patrick Ness – Diary
Sarah Dessen
Squeetus (Shannon Hale)

Ten Posts
Books
Ten: Books that Must Be Heard
Ten: The Books that Will Be 2013
Ten: Defining “Hero”
Ten: Fathers and Mothers, Daughters and Sons
Ten: Favourite Rereads
Ten: Finding the Library in the Book
Ten: Going Away to School
Ten: Guess What I Can Do!
Ten: The Journey
Ten: Living in Wartime
Ten: Moody Books
Ten: Rather a lot of Mice
Ten: Staying Home for School
Ten: Trilogies of Days Past
Ten: With Their Own Two Hands

Resources
Ten: For Young Writers Part 1 — Online Resources
Ten: For Young Writers Part 2 — Books
Ten: On Book Covers
Ten: On Choosing Books
Ten: On Fitting in Reading
Ten: Outstanding Author Websites
Ten: Resources for Finding Great Books

Reviews
American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
The Arm of the Starfish by Madeleine L’Engle
The Arrival by Shaun Tan
The Ballad of Knuckles McGraw by Lois Peterson
Battle Dress by Amy Efaw
Before Green Gables by Budge Wilson
The Beginning of After by Jennifer Castle
Beholding Bee by Kimberly Newton Fusco
Belly Up by Stuart Gibbs
Betsy Who Cried Wolf written by Gail Carson Levine and illustrated by Scott Nash
Betsy Red Hoodie written by Gail Carson Levine and illustrated by Scott Nash
Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary “Jack” Faber, Ship’s Boy by L.A. Meyer
Bluffton: My Summers with Buster Keaton by Matt Phelan
Bomb: The Race to Build — and Steal — the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
The Boy in the Dress written by David Walliams and illustrated by Quentin Blake
The Boy Who Ate Stars by KOCHKA, translated by Sarah Adams
The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
Bruiser by Neal Shusterman
Bugs in a Blanket by Beatrice Alemagna
The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale by Carmen Agra Deedy and Randall Wright — Audiobook Edition
The Circus Ship by Chris Van Dusen
Close to Famous by Joan Bauer
A Confusion of Princes by Garth Nix
Cosmic by Frank Cottrell Boyce
A Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban
Descent into Paradise by Vincent Karle
Earthling! by Mark Fearing and Tim Rummel
Ender’s Shadow by Orson Scott Card
Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass
Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath
The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Feeling Good: Todd and His Friend by sunmark
Firegirl by Tony Abbott
Flying Feet by James McCann
Follow My Leader by James B. Garfield
Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick
The Game by Monica Hughes
George and Martha: Tons of Fun by James Marshall
The Heart and the Bottle written and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
Hearts, Keys and Puppetry by Neil Gaiman and the Twitterverse
Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword by Barry Deutsch
The Higher Power of Lucky written by Susan Patron and illustrated by Matt Phelan
How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
I Killed Adolf Hitler by Jason
Ingathering by Zenna Henderson
Ish by Peter H. Reynolds
Jeremy Fink & the Meaning of Life by Wendy Mass
The Last Musketeer by Jason
Legends of Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke
Level Up written by Gene Luen Yang and illustrated by Thien Pham
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Listen for the Singing by Jean Little
Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness (“inspired by an idea from Soibhan Dowd”), illustrated by Jim Kay
My Beating Teenage Heart by C.K. Kelly Martin
My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher
Naamah and the Ark at Night written by Susan Campbell Bartoletti and illustrated by Holly Meade
The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson
The Next Day by John Porcellino, Paul Peterson, and Jason Gilmore
Of Beetles and Angels: A Boy’s Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to Harvard by Mawi Asgedom
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
One Way by Norah McClintock
The Only Alien on the Planet by Kristen D. Randle
Out by Sandra Diersch
Out of Shadows by Jason Wallace
A Perfect Gentle Knight by Kit Pearson
Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The Quiet Book written by Deborah Underwood and illustrated by Renata Liwska
The Red Tree written and illustrated by Shaun Tan
The Sad Book by Michael Rosen
Savvy by Ingrid Law — Audiobook Edition
Scumble by Ingrid Law — Audiobook Edition
Shine, Coconut Moon by Neesha Meminger
A Sick Day for Amos McGee written by Philip C. Stead and illustrated by Erin E. Stead
Sidekicks by Dan Santat
Splat the Cat by Rob Scotton
Tales from Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan
Tanglewreck by Jeanette Winterson
Tea with Milk by Allen Say
This Dark Endeavour by Kenneth Oppel
The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen
Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall
The Unforgotten Coat written by Frank Cottrell Boyce and illustrated by Carl Hunter and Clare Heney
Unwind by Neal Shusterman
Waiting by Carol Lynch Williams
The Way Back Home by Oliver Jeffers
When No One Is Watching written by Eileen Spinelli and illustrated by David A. Johnson
When Vera Was Sick by Vera Rosenberry
Where’s My Mom? by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Word Nerd by Susin Nielsen
Ysabel by Guy Gabriel Kay
Zero by Kathryn Otoshi
Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke

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