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Do you students ask for books about romance, relationships, and love?

Below are some lists from Booklist that are considered the best.
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Top 10 Romance Fiction for Youth: 2013

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Check out the lists from previous years:

Follow the Linda’s Links to Literature Pinterest Board – Book Lists for more reading lists.

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Locomotive by Brian Floca
Details what the first passengers experienced as they traveled West on the transcontinental railroad in the summer of 1869.
Atheneum
PreS-Gr. 3
Nonfiction Picture Book
Starred Reviews

  • Booklist
  • Horn Book
  • Kirkus Reviews
  • Publishers Weekly
  • School Library Journal

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The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater
Now that the ley lines around Cabeswater are awake, magic is swirling around Blue and The Raven boys and Ronan Lynch’s ability to pull objects from his dreams is almost out of control but worst of all, the mysterious Gray Man is stalking the Lynch family, looking for something called the Greywaren.
Scholastic Press
Gr. 9-12
Fiction/Fantasy
Starred Reviews

  • Booklist
  • Kirkus Reviews
  • Publishers Weekly.

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Finalists for the 2013 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature were announced this morning.

How many have you read?

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On a Beam of Light by Jennifer Berne
Illustrated by Vladimir Radunsky
A picture book biography of physicist Albert Einstein.
Chronicle Books, 2013
Gr. 1-6
Picture Book/Biography
Starred Reviews

  • Booklist
  • Horn Book
  • Kirkus Reviews
  • School Library Journal

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School has started, and readers start thinking about sports.

This is the list with both fiction and nonfiction titles that are considered the best by Booklist for 2013.

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Top 10 Sports Books for Youth: 2013

Check out the lists from previous years:

Need some ideas for bulletin boards or displays for reading books featuring sports? Visit the Linda’s Links to Literature Pinterest Board for Bulletin Boards-Reading/Literature.

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