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2011 LYRC Grades 3-5 Consideration List

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2011 LYRC Grades 3-5
Consideration List

The following titles were strongly considered by the 3-5th grade LYRC committee but did not make the final list of 15 nominated titles:

11 Planets: A New View of the Solar System by David Aguilar 1-4263-0236-3
100 Days and 99 Nights by Alan Madison 0-316-11354-9
The 100-Year-Old Secret (Secret Files, Book 1) by Tracy Barrett 0-8050-8340-5
The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the Great by Gerald Morris 0-618-77714-8
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things by Leonore Look 0-375-85705-2
Art from Her Heart: Fold Artist Clementine Hunter by Kathy Whitehead 0-399-24219-8
Bats at the Library by Brian Lies 0-618-99923-X
Buffalo Music by Tracy E. Fern 0-618-72341-2
A Dog On His Own by Mary Jane Auch 0-8234-2088-4
Duel! Burr and Hamilton’s Deadly War of Words by Dennis B. Fradin 0-8027-9583-8
First Dog Fala by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk 1-56145-411-7
Helen’s Eyes by Marfe Ferguson Delano 1-4263-0209-6
Help Me Mister Mutt by Janet Stevens 0-15-204628-3
Hip Hop Speaks to Children by Nikki Giovanni 1-4022-1048-5
I, Vivaldi by Janice Jordan Shefelman 0-8028-5318-8
Julia Gillian (and the Art of Knowing) by Alison McGhee 0-545-03350-0
Let It Begin Here by Don Brown 1-59643-221-7
Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau by Jennifer Berne 0-8118-6063-9
Medusa Jones by Ross Collins 0-439-90101-4
Mr. Lincoln’s Boys by Stanton Rabin 0-670-06169-7
Night Running by Elisa Carbone 0-375-82247-X
Nurk by Ursula Vernon, Ursula 1-934180-66-1
Pale Male by Janet Schulman 1-4379-6586-5.
Phillis’s Big Test by Catherine Clinton 0-618-73739-1
Piano Starts Here: The Young Art Tatum by Robert Andrew Parker 0-375-83965-8
Riding to Washington by Gwenyth Swain 1-58536-324-3
Spuds by Karen Hesse 0-439-87993-0
Stand Tall, Abe Lincoln! by Judith St. George 1-4379-6586-5
Swindle by Gordon Korman 0-439-90344-0.
That Book Woman by Heather Henson, Heather 1-4169-0812-9.
The Totally Made-Up Civil War Diary of Amanda MacLeish by Claudia Mills 0-374-37696-4
What to Do about Alice? How Alice Roosevelt Broke the Rules, Charmed the World, and Drove Her Father Teddy Crazy!  by Barbara Kerley 0-439-92231-3
When the Wolves Returned: Restoring Nature’s Balance in Yellowstone by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent 0-8027-9686-9