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2006/2007 Lone Star Reading List

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A recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table. The purpose of the list is to encourage students in grades 6, 7, or 8 to explore a variety of current books. The Lone Star List is intended for recreational reading, not to support a specific curriculum.

Bridesmaid Hailey Abbott (Delacorte) Y FIC ABB
Never Mind: A Twin Novel Avi (HarperCollins) Y FIC AVI
Shark Life: True Stories about Sharks Peter Benchley (Delacorte) J 597.3 WO
Shakespeare’s Secret Elise Broach (Henry Holt) Y FIC BRO
Code Orange Caroline Cooney (Delacorte) Y FIC COO
Runner Carl Deuker (Houghton Mifflin) Y FIC DEU
Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery John Feinstein (Knopf- Random House) Y FIC FEI
Ranger’s Apprentice: Ruins of Gorlan John Flanagan (Philomel) Y FIC FLA
Blood Red Horse K. M. Grant (Walker & Co.) Y FIC GRA
Flush Carl Hiaasen (Knopf - Random House) Y FIC HIA
Serious Kiss Mary Hogan (HarperCollins) Y FIC HOG
Twilight Stephenie Meyer (Little Brown) Y FIC MEY
Airborn Kenneth Oppel (EOS) J FIC OPP
Keeper Mal Peet (Candlewick) Y FIC PEE
First Boy Gary Schmidt (Henry Holt) Y FIC SCH
The Cryptid Hunters Roland Smith (Hyperion) Y FIC SMI
Drums, Girls, & Dangerous Pie Jordan Sonnenblick (Scholastic) Y FIC SON
Missing Abby Lee Weatherly (Random House) Y FIC WEA
Uglies Scott Westerfeld (Simon Pulse) Y FIC WES
Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp Rick Yancy (Bloomsbury) Y FIC YAN

For more information about this award visit the Lone Star Reading List Web page.

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