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1 ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher Back to BreitlinksBack to Breitlinks & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Fun Reads, School Favorites Some books that others are enjoying now. Why not take a look? Picture Books Chapter Books YA Literature Use Mouse Click or Return to Advance Slides or Use Links on the Screen

2 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Pictures Books If You Give A Mouse A CookieIf You Give A Mouse A Cookie John Henry Kittens First Full MoonKittens First Full Moon Lon Po Po Machines At Work Mama Cat Has Three KittensMama Cat Has Three Kittens Martha Speaks Mr. Gumpy's Outing My Friend Rabbit No, David! Off To School, Baby Duck!Off To School, Baby Duck! Olivia Rumpelstiltskin Strega Nona Ten, Nine, Eight Where The Wild Things AreWhere The Wild Things Are The Very Hungry CaterpillarThe Very Hungry Caterpillar Andy and the Lion Caps for Sale Chicka Chicka Boom BoomChicka Boom Dinosaur Roar! Freight Train Go Away, Big Green Monster!Go Away, Big Green Monster! Going Someplace SpecialGoing Someplace Special Harold and The Purple CrayonHarold and The Purple Crayon

3 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Andy and the Lion By James Daugherty The lion remembers Andy's kindness to him. Caldecott Award

4 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Caps for Sale By Esphyr Slobodkina A band of mischievous monkeys steals every one of a peddler's caps while he takes a nap under a tree. Lewis Carroll Shelf Award

5 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Chicka Chicka Boom Boom By Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault See what happens when the alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree. ALA Notable Children's Book Award

6 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Dinosaur Roar! By Paul & Henrietta Stickland A fun look at dinosaurs, including ones that are sweet, grumpy, spiky, or lumpy. Childrens Choice Award

7 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Freight Train By Donald Crews Follow a colorful train as it goes through tunnels, by cities, and over trestles. Caldecott Award

8 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Go Away, Big Green Monster! By Ed Emberley Pop-up monsters show you that there is nothing to be afraid of when you go to bed. Black-Eyed Susan Book Award

9 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Going Someplace Special By Patricia McKissack Nashville was segregated in See what happens when a young African American girl goes to one of the few integrated places in town.

10 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Harold and The Purple Crayon By Crocket Johnson Harold goes for a walk in the moonlight with his purple crayon and creates fun and adventure. An animated TV series Emmy Award

11 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved If You Give A Mouse A Cookie By Laura J. Numeroff What else does a mouse want when you give him a cookie? Find out! California Young Reader Medal

12 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved John Henry By Julius Lester Learn about an African American legend that raced a steam drill to cut through a mountain. Caldecott Honor Book

13 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Kitten s First Full Moon By Kevin Henkes Kitten mistakes the moon for a bowl of milk. See what happens to Kitten next. Caldecott Award

14 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Lon Po Po By Ed Young A Red Riding Hood Story From China Three sisters staying home alone meet a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother. Caldecott Award

15 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Machines At Work By Bryon Barton See the machines workers use to tear down buildings and build a new ones. Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children

16 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Mama Cat Has Three Kittens By Denise Fleming Two kittens copy everything their mother does. Their brother naps. Black-Eyed Susan Book Award

17 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Martha Speaks By Susan Meddaugh Martha, the family dog, learns to speak after eating alphabet soup. Then the problems begin. Parents Choice Award

18 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Mr. Gumpy's Outing By John Birmingham Mr. Gumpy lets more and more animals on his boat, find out what happens next! ALA Notable Children's Book Award

19 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved My Friend Rabbit By Eric Rohmann Bad things seem to happen when Rabbit is around. Mouse still lets him play with his toy plane. They are good friends. Caldecott Award

20 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved No, David! By David Shannon David is doing bad things, but he still gets a hug. Caldecott Honor Book

21 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Off To School, Baby Duck! By Amy Hest Baby duck gets ready for his first day of school with the help of Grandpa. School Library Journal Best Book of the Year

22 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Olivia By Ian Falconer Olivia is a pig with too much energy for her own good. Caldecott Honor Book

23 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Rumpelstiltskin By Paul O. Zelinsky A little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold. In return, she promises that she will give him her first-born child. Caldecott Honor Book

24 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Strega Nona By Tomie Depaola When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works. Caldecott Honor Book

25 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Ten, Nine, Eight By Molly Bang A father and his little big girl turn bedtime into playtime with a rhyming game with numbers. Caldecott Award

26 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Where The Wild Things Are By Maurice Sendak Max is sent to bed for misbehaving. He escapes by imagining that he sails away to a wild land full of monsters. Caldecott Award

27 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Very Hungry Caterpillar By Eric Carle A very hungry caterpillar eats and eats. When he is full, he sleeps. What do you think happens next? Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award

28 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Chapter Books Humor The 6 th Grade Nickname GameThe 6 th Grade Nickname Game The Best School Year EverThe Best School Year Ever Harris And Me: A Summer RememberedHarris And Me: A Summer Remembered How To Eat Fried WormsHow To Eat Fried Worms The Twits Adventure A Girl Named DisasterA Girl Named Disaster Breadwinner Hatchet Julie Of The WolvesJulie Of The Wolves Slakes Limbo Stone Fox Z For Zachariah Realistic Fiction Are You There God? It's Me MargaretAre You There God? It's Me Margaret The Friends Harriet the Spy Shabanu: Daughter of the WindShabanu: Daughter of the Wind Toning the Sweep What Jamie Saw For More Chapter Books Click HEREHERE

29 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved More Chapter Books Historical Fiction Captain Grey Carrie's War The Corn Raid Jump Ship to FreedomJump Ship to Freedom Red-Dirt Jessie Sarah, Plain and Tall Turn Homeward Witches' Children Nonfiction Bully For You, Teddy Roosevelt!Bully For You, Teddy Roosevelt! Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life Of DiscoveryEleanor Roosevelt: A Life Of Discovery John F. Kennedy: The Making Of A LeaderJohn F. Kennedy: The Making Of A Leader Leonardo Da Vinci Lincoln: A PhotobiographyLincoln: A Photobiography Lives Of The MusiciansLives Of The Musicians Fantasy & Sci-Fi Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryCharlie and the Chocolate Factory Charlotte's Web A Dog So Small Falcon's Egg The Haunting The House of Rats The Lion, The Witch, And The WardrobeThe Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe The Moorchild

30 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Are You There God? It's Me Margaret By Judy Blume Faced with the difficulties of growing up and choosing a religion, a twelve-year- old girl talks over her problems with her own private God. Realistic Fiction

31 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Friends By Rosa Guy A West Indian girl in Harlem, New York sees that her own pride rather than her mother's death and her father was creating the gulf between her and her best friend. Realistic Fiction

32 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Harriet the Spy By Louise Fitzhugh Young Harriet darts around her Manhattan neighborhood finding the "scoop" on everything. Realistic Fiction

33 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Shabanu: Daughter Of The Wind By Suzanne Suzanne Fisher Shabanu, a girl in present-day Pakistan, is pledged in marriage to a man whose money will bring prestige. She must accept the custom, or defy her family. Realistic Fiction

34 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Toning the Sweep By Angela Johnson On a trip to the desert to bring her dying grandmother home, Emily learns about the family's tragic past and gains pride as a third generation black woman. Realistic Fiction

35 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved What Jamie Saw By Carolyn Coman Jamie fled to a family friend's hillside trailer after his mother's boyfriend tried to throw his baby sister against a wall. Now nine-year- old Jamie finds himself full of fear. Realistic Fiction

36 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Harris And Me: A Summer Remembered By Gary Paulsen Pig wrestling and mouse hunting are just two of a young boy's fun and funny adventures when he spends the summer on his cousin's farm. Humor

37 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved How to Eat Fried Worms By Thomas Rockwell Two boys set out to prove that worms can make a delicious meal. Dont believe me? Then read this funny book that includes lots of great recipes! Humor

38 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Twits By Roald Dahl In England, silly people are called twits. This is the hilarious story of two terrible old people who enjoy playing nasty tricks and are finally outwitted by a family of monkeys. Humor

39 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The 6 th Grade Nickname Game By Gordan Korman Best friends Jeff and Wiley like to give nicknames. They try to find one for the new girl Cassandra, while adjusting to the football coach who has become their new teacher. Humor

40 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Best School Year Ever By Barbara Robinson The six horrible Herdmans, the worst kids in the history of the world, cause mayhem throughout the school year. Humor

41 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved A Girl Named Disaster By Nancy Farmer While journeying to Zimbabwe, eleven- year-old Nhamo struggles to escape drowning and starvation and comes close to the world of the African spirits. Adventure

42 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Breadwinner By Deborah Ellis Eleven-year-old Parvana lives with her family in poverty in Kabul, Afghanistan. Desperate, Parvana must transform herself into a boy and become the breadwinner. Adventure

43 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Hatchet By Gary Paulsen After a plane crash, Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, with only the aid of a hatchet given his mother and learning also to survive his parents' divorce. Adventure

44 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Julie Of The Wolves By Jean Craighead George While running away from home and an unwanted marriage, a thirteen-year-old Eskimo girl becomes lost and is befriended a wolf pack. Adventure

45 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Slakes Limbo By Felice Holman Thirteen-year-old Aremis Slake, hounded his fears and misfortunes, flees them into New York City's subway tunnels, never again--he believes--to emerge. Adventure

46 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Stone Fox By John Reynolds Gardner Willy needs to win the big dogsled race in order to pay the back taxes on his grandfather's farm. His competition will be hard to beat. Adventure

47 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Whipping Boy By Sid Fleischman A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws. Adventure

48 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Z For Zachariah By Robert OBrien Seemingly the only person left alive after the holocaust of a war, a girl is relieved to see a man arrive into her valley until she realizes that he is a tyrant and she must escape. Adventure

49 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved A Dog So Small By Phillipa Pearce Ben wants a dog so much that he creates one up out of his imagination. His imaginary dog helps him deal with the many emotions in his life. Fantasy & Sci-Fi

50 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Charlie and the Chocolate Factory By Roald Dahl A boy called Charlie Bucket wins a golden ticket entitling him to a day out at Willy Wonka's miraculous chocolate factory. Fantasy & Sci-Fi

51 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Charlotte's Web By E. B. White Fern, is a girl who loves a little pig named Wilbur and Wilbur's dear friend, Charlotte A. Cavatica. Wilur and Charloteel, a beautiful, large grey spider, live the barn. Fantasy & Sci-Fi

52 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Falcon's Egg By Luli Gray A girl finds a large, hot, red egg in Central Park and cares for the remarkable creature which hatches from it. Fantasy & Sci-Fi

53 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Haunting By Margaret Mahy A shy, withdrawn eight- year-old receives frightening supernatural images and messages. He learns about a family legacy which could be considered a curse or a rare gift. Fantasy & Sci-Fi

54 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The House of Rats By Stephen Elboz Four children find the mysterious house where they are living is taken over and wolves howl outside. Only when they meet one of the "Rats" do they find a way to escape. Fantasy & Sci-Fi

55 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe By C.S. Lewis Four English children go through a wardrobe door to Narnia where Aslan, the noble lion, fights the spell of the white witch. First in the Chronicles of Narnia series. Fantasy & Sci-Fi

56 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Moorchild By Eloise McGraw Feeling that she is neither fully human nor "Folk," a changeling learns her true identity and attempts to find the human child whose place she had been given. Fantasy & Sci-Fi

57 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Captain Grey By Avi Following the Revolution, a boy becomes the captive of a ruthless man who has set up his own nation, supported by piracy, on a remote part of the New Jersey coast. Historical Fiction

58 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Carries War By Nina Bawden When the Union army invades their Georgia town in 1864, Hannalee, her younger brother, and other millworkers are shipped to Indiana to work in the war factories. Historical Fiction

59 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Corn Raid By James Lincoln Collier A young orphan boy is indentured to work in Jamestown, Virginia where he finally finds a friend, an Indian boy, whose village will soon be raided by his master. Historical Fiction

60 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Jump Ship to Freedom By James L. & Christopher Collier A young African American tries to buy freedom for his mother and himself with money his father earned as a revolutionary war soldier. Historical Fiction

61 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Red Dirt Jesse By Anna Myers Jessie, a young girl living in the Oklahoma dust bowl during the Depression, tries to tame a wild dog and help her father recover from a nervous breakdown. Historical Fiction

62 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Sarah Plain and Tall By Patricia MacLachlan Sarah answers an ad for a mail-order bride and agrees to a trial visit on a frontier farm. Jacob's children hope Sarah will stay, though she misses her Maine home on the sea. Historical Fiction

63 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Turn Homeward By Patricia Beaty Hannalee, forced to relocate in Indiana along with other millworkers during the Civil War, leaves her mother with a promise to return home when the war ends. Historical Fiction

64 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Witches Children By Patricia Clapp The Salem Witch trials begin as stories to create excitement. Mary, a bound servant, tells how her circle of friends gained stature in the village with their unfounded accusations. Historical Fiction

65 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Bully For You, Teddy Roosevelt! By Jean Fritz Follows the life of the dynamic twenty-sixth president, discussing his conservation work, hunting expeditions, family life, and political career. Nonfiction

66 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life Of Discovery By Russell Freeman A photobiography of the first wife of a president to have a public life and career of her own. Nonfiction

67 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Leonardo Da Vinci By Diane Stanley A biography of the Italian Renaissance artist and inventor who, at about age thirty, began writing about the many idea of his amazing mind. Nonfiction

68 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Lincoln: A Photobiography By Russell Freeman Photographs and text trace the life of the Civil War President. Nonfiction

69 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Lives Of The Musicians By Kathleen Krull Whats it like to be a professional musician? Good times, bad times (and what the neighbors thought) - a fun and funny read. Nonfiction

70 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved John F. Kennedy: The Making Of A Leader By Ritu Upadhyay The story of one of Americas most popular presidents. Nonfiction

71 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved YA Literature Humor The Amber Cat Car Trouble Godless Holes Lulu Can See Through WallsLulu Can See Through Walls Math Curse Would My Fortune Cookie Lie?Would My Fortune Cookie Lie? Adventure The Call of the WildThe Call of the Wild Over Sea, Under stormOver Sea, Under storm Raiders of the Lost ArkRaiders of the Lost Ark Sonny's House of SpiesSonny's House of Spies The Work of WolvesThe Work of Wolves Realistic Fiction Black and White Boy Proof If We Kiss Inexcusable Pretties Letting Go of Bobby James, or How I Found My Self of SteamLetting Go of Bobby James, or How I Found My Self of Steam For More YA Literature Click HEREHERE

72 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved More YA Literature Historical Fiction Broken Song Nine Days a Queen: the Short Life and Reign of Lady Jane GreyNine Days a Queen: the Short Life and Reign of Lady Jane Grey Redemption Roll of Thunder: Hear My CryRoll of Thunder: Hear My Cry To Kill a MockingbirdTo Kill a Mockingbird Under a Stand Still MoonUnder a Stand Still Moon Nonfiction The Bone Woman Burro Genius Electric universe: the shocking true story of electricityElectric universe: the shocking true story of electricity Eyes with Winged ThoughtsEyes with Winged Thoughts Garbage Land John Lennon: All I Want is the TruthJohn Lennon: All I Want is the Truth We B* Girlz Fantasy & Sci-Fi 13 Little Blue Envelopes13 Little Blue Envelopes The Empty Mirror The Fire Eaters The Highest Tide The Hobbit Peter and the StarcatchersPeter and the Starcatchers Twilight The Witchs Boy

73 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Black and White By Paul Volponi Two star high school basketball players, one black and one white, experience the justice system differently after committing a crime together and getting caught. Realistic Fiction

74 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Boy Proof By Cecil Castellucci Driven, determined, obsessive Victoria discovers that life as a recluse is more than tough: its painful. Realistic Fiction

75 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved If We Kiss By Rachel Vail When Charlies dreams of a first kiss are fulfilled. Realistic Fiction

76 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Inexcusable By Chris Linch The way Keir sees it, hes a good guy, not a rapist. Realistic Fiction

77 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Pretties By Scott Westerfeld Tally realizes that there is far more to being pretty than she ever expected. Realistic Fiction

78 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Letting Go of Bobby James, or How I Found My Self of Steam By Valerie Hobbs How can a love that feels so right be so wrong? Abandoned at a gas station, 16 year-old Jody, married just 13 weeks, reconstructs her life after her husband drives away. Realistic Fiction

79 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Amber Cat By Hilary McKay While recovering from chicken pox, Robin and his friends are drawn into his mother's story about the adventures she and her friends had years ago. Humor

80 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Car Trouble By Jeanne Du Prau Duff has 6 days to drive from Virginia to California in a jalopy and nothing goes smoothly. Humor

81 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Lulu Dark Can See Through Walls By Bennett Madison Amateur sleuth, Lulu Dark vows to track down the thief who stole her precious designer knock-off purse and make them pay. Humor

82 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Godless By Pete Hautman Jason questions faith, and establishes the Church of the Ten- Legged God, a joke destined to backfire. Humor

83 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Holes By Louis Sachar Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself. Humor

84 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Math Curse By Jon Scieszka When the teacher tells her class that they can think of almost everything as a math problem, one student acquires a math anxiety which becomes a real curse. Humor

85 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Watsons Go to Birmingham By Pete Hautman Jason questions faith, and establishes the Church of the Ten- Legged God, a joke destined to backfire. Humor

86 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Would My Fortune Cookie Lie? By Stella Pevsner While worrying that her mom will move the family from their Chicago home, Alexis also wonders about the young man who seems to be shadowing her and her friend. Humor

87 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Call of the Wild By Jack London Classic adventure story about Buck, a dog born to luxury who is betrayed and sold as a sledge dog. He escapes captivity to become the leader of a wolf pack. Adventure

88 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Over Sea, Under Stone By George Ella Lyon Read about an exciting vacation in Cornwall, England, an ancient treasure map, and a search for lost Arthurian treasure. Adventure

89 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Raiders of the Lost Ark By Campbell Black Read about the adventures of Indiana Jones. This is the book the famous movie of the same name was based on. Adventure

90 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Sonny's House of Spies By George Ella Lyon Why did Sonny's dad come home late, fight with his mom, then pack all his stuff and leave for good the next day? Why didn't he ever come back? Adventure

91 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Work of Wolves By Kent Meyers Earl Walks Alone, a gifted Lakota teen, Will, a German exchange student, and Carson, a young horsetrainer, team up to rescue horses from a cruel South Dakota rancher. Adventure

92 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved 13 Little Blue Envelopes By Maureen Johnson When Ginny receives a packet of mysterious envelopes from her favorite aunt, she leaves New Jersey to criss-cross Europe on a sort of scavenger hunt that transforms her life. Fantasy & Sci-Fi

93 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Empty Mirror By James Lincoln Collier Nick wakes up one morning to discover that his reflection is missing and whoever, or whatever has stolen it is out to get Nick in trouble. or killed. Fantasy & Sci-Fi

94 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Fire-Eaters By David Almond Bobby's comfortable world is disrupted, not only by the arrival of a strongman who pushes objects through his flesh but also by the imminent threat of nuclear disaster. Fantasy & Sci-Fi

95 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Highest Tide By Jim Lynch While looking into the waters near his home, Miles discovers unique specimens that lead to his transformation from undersized outsider to teen prophet. Fantasy & Sci-Fi

96 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Hobbit By J.R.R. Tolkien Bilbo Baggins, a well- to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the wizard Gandalf chooses him to share in an adventure from which he may never return. Fantasy & Sci-Fi

97 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Peter and the Starcatchers By Barry Dave and Ridley Pearson Learn how Peter Pan came to fly, how Captain Hook lost his hand, and how Neverland was born in this exciting, fantastic adventure. Fantasy & Sci-Fi

98 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Twilight By Stephanie Meyer When Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father, she meets a boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human. Fantasy & Sci-Fi

99 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Witchs Boy By Michael Gruber Imagine if your name was Lump and your mother was a witch. Fantasy & Sci-Fi

100 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Broken Song By Kathryn Lasky In 1897, Reuven Bloom, a Russian Jew, must set aside his dreams of playing the violin in order to save himself and his sister after the rest of their family is murdered. Historical Fiction

101 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Nine Days a Queen: the Short Life and Reign of Lady Jane Grey By Ann Rinaldi Lady Jane Grey, who at sixteen was Queen of England for nine days before being executed, recounts her life story from the age of nine. Historical Fiction

102 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Redemption By Julie Chibbaro An English girl and her mother, with other religious protesters, flee to the New World in the early 1500's. Historical Fiction

103 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Roll of Thunder: Hear My Cry By Mildred Taylor A black family living in the South during the 1930's are faced with prejudice and discrimination which their children don't understand. Historical Fiction

104 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee Set in the Deep South of the 1930s, two youngsters whose father is a lawyer defend a black man charged with raping a white woman. Historical Fiction

105 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Under a Stand Still Mon By Ann Howard Creel This spare and lyrical tale offers readers a peek into what life must have been like for the Ancient Ones, who lived in the Southwest United States over 1000 years ago. Historical Fiction

106 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved The Bone Woman By Clea Coff A forensic anthropologist searches for the truth in the devastation of the mass graves of war-torn countries. Nonfiction

107 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Burro Genius: a Memoir By Victor Villasenor A memoir by a Mexican-American who failed in school because of undiagnosed severe dyslexia yet became a successful author because of desire and determination. Nonfiction

108 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Electric Universe: the Shocking True Story of Electricity By David Bodanis The stories of the people who discovered electricity, the force that holds the universe together. Nonfiction

109 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Eyes with Winged Thoughts By Gordon Parks A master artist with words and images explores emotions and issues. Nonfiction

110 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved Garbage Land: on the Secret Trail of Trash By Elizabeth Royte An adventure that starts out from a Brooklyn apartment and seeks to find the places where all of our trash ends up. Nonfiction

111 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved John Lennon: All I Want is the Truth By Elizabeth Partridge An icon emerges as a human being, complete with wondrous creativity and flaws. Nonfiction

112 Picture BooksChapter BooksYA LitFun Reads HomeBreitlinks ©2006, William P. Breitsprecher & Breitlinks. All Rights Reserved We B* Girlz By Martha Cooper, Nika Kramer and Rokafella Photos and words document an international portrait of hip hop B-girls who are athletic and powerful freestyle dancers. Nonfiction


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