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2011 LYRC Grades 6-8 Consideration List

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LYRC 2011 Grade 6-8th
Consideration List

The following titles were strongly considered by the 6-8th grade LYRC committee but did not make the final list of 12 nominated titles:

After Tupac and D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson 0399246541
Alive and Well in Prague, New York by Daphne Grab 0061256706
Antsy Does Time by Neal Shusterman 0-525-47825-6
Beanball by Gene Fehler
The Big Field by Mike Lupica 0399246258
The Big Splash by Jack D. Ferraiolo 0-8109-7067-8
The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti 0-439-68013-1
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson 1416905855
Dead is the New Black by Marlene Perez 0-15-206408-7
Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass 0316002569
The First Escape (The Dopple Ganger Chronicles, Book 1) by G. P. Taylor 978-1-905692-22-4.
Greetings from Nowhere by Barbara O’Connor 0374399379
Itch by Michelle D. Kwasney 0-8050-8083-X
Jimmy’s Stars by Mary Ann Rodman 0374337039
Knucklehead: Tall Tales and Mostly True Stories About Growing Up Scieska by Jon “Scieska” ISBN-13 9780670011063
Last Invisible Boy by Evan Kuhlman 1-4169-5797-9 240
Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas 0-06-137587-X
Maze of Bones: 39 Clues Series by Rick Riordan 0545060397
The Mysterious Case of the Allbright Academy by Diane Stanley 0060858176
Nation by Terry Pratchett 0-06-143301-2
Rapunzel’s Revenge by Shannon and Dean Hale. 1-59990-070-X.
Ruby Key by Holly Lisle 0545000122.
School Spirit: Suddenly Supernatural Series Book 1 by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel 0316066834
Secret of Laurel Oaks by Lois Ruby 0765313669
Seer of Shadows by Avi 0060000155
Simon Bloom, the Gravity Keeper by Michael Reisman 0525479228
Six Innings: A Game in the Life by James Preller 0-312-36763-5
Smiles to Go by Jerry Spinelli 0060281332
Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George 1-59990-109-9.
Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor 0-06-089089-4
When the Black Girl Sings by Bil Wright 1416939954
Zor Ga Ma Zoo by Robert Paul Weston 1-59514-199-5