Monday, June 16, 2014

Non-Fantasy Kids Books I may never read but sound interesting

Non-Fantasy Kids Books I may never read but sound interesting

Alan Arkin
The Lemming Condition (1976)

Colby Rodowsky
The Gathering Room (1981)

Cynthia Defelice
Signal (2009) Non-Fantasy
The Missing Manatee (2005)
Wild Life (2011) Non-fantasy

Debbie Dadey
Author of over 145 children's books,
including ‘The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids’ series.
1. Vampires Don't Wear Polka Dots (1990)
51. Dragons Don't Throw Snowballs (2006)

Tim Jones
Some of the Kinder Planets (1995)

Elizabeth Honey
45 & 47 Stella Street and Everything that happened (1996)

Nikki Tate
Mystery on Tarragon Island
Tarragon Island (1999)
No Cafes In Narnia (2000)
Trouble On Tarragon Island (2000)

Celia Barker Lottridge
Berta: A Remarkable Dog: A Remarkable Dog (2002)

Mal Peet
Paul Faustino
1. Keeper (2003)
2. The Penalty (2006)
3. Exposure (2008)

Glenda Millard
Kingdom of Silk
1. The Naming Of Tishkin Silk (2003)
2. Layla, Queen of Hearts (2010)
3. Perry Angel's Suitcase (2014)
4. All the Colours of Paradise (2011) (with Stephen Michael King)
5. Plum Puddings and Paper Moons (2014)

Michael Bauer
The running man (2004)

Andrea Beaty
Cicada Summer (2008) aka Secrets of the Cicada Summer

Mary Amato
Edgar Allan's Official Crime Investigation Notebook (2010)

KD McCrite
In Front of God and Everybody: Confessions of April Grace (2011)

Arthur Salm
Anyway*: *A Story About Me with 138 Footnotes, 27 Exaggerations, and 1 Plate of Spaghetti (2012)

Joanne Rocklin
One Day and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street (2012)

Pam Muñoz Ryan
Esperanza Rising (2012)

WW2 Drama
Nina Bawden
Carrie's War (1973)

Jan Terlouw
Winter in Wartime (1972)

Kathleen Benner Duble
Phantoms In The Snow (2011)

Marjorie Darke
First of Midnight (1979)

Jill Walsh
A parcel of patterns (1992)

Alison Hart
Shadow Horse (1999)
Fires of Jubilee (2003)
Return of the Gypsy Witch (2003)
Anna’s Blizzard October (2005)
Gabriel’s Horses (April 2007)
Gabriel’s Triumph (October 2007)
Gabriel’s Journey (April 2008)

Sonya Hartnett
Thursday's Child (2000)

Mary Downing Hahn
Hear the Wind Blow (2003)

George Shannon
My Travels with Capts. Lewis and Clark ( 2006)

Ursula Dubosarsky
The Red shoe (2006)

Allan Ahlberg
The Boyhood of Burglar Bill (2007)

Ruth White
Little Audrey (2008)

Rebecca Barnhouse
The Book of the Maidservant (2009)

Susan Goldman Rubin
Music Was It: Young Leonard Bernstein (2011)

Catherine Storr
The Chinese Egg (1975)

David McRobbie
See How They Run (1996)

Graham McNamee
Acceleration (2003)
Bonechiller (2008)

Tedd Arnold
Rat Life (2007)

Rune Michaels
Genesis Alpha (2007)
The Reminder (2008)
Nobel Genes (2010)
Fix Me (2011)

Julia Donaldson
Running on the Cracks (2009)

Kristen Landon
The Limit (2010)


Tove Jansson (author of Moomintroll series)
The Summer Book (1974)

Anne Lindbergh (author of various fantasy)
Nobody's Orphan (1983) Non-Fantasy
The Worry Week (1985) Non-Fantasy

Dan Gutman (author of Genius Files series)
Katy's Gift: An Amish Story (1998) (with Keith Bowen)
The Talent Show (2010)

Tui T Sutherland (author of Wings of Fire Series)
This Must Be Love (2004)

Anthony Horowitz (author of Alex Rider Series)
The Killing Joke (2004)

Margaret Peterson Haddix (author of Missing Series)
Uprising (2007)

Novel by David Almond, Eoin Colfer, Roddy Doyle, Deborah Ellis, Nick Hornby, Margo Lanagan, Gregory Maguire, Ruth Ozeki, Linda Sue Park and Tim Wynne-Jones (2007)

Rebecca Rupp (author of Journey to the Blue Moon)
Sarah Simpson's Rules for Living (2008)
Octavia Boone's Big Questions about Life, the Universe and Everything (2010)
After Eli (2012)

Kenneth Oppel (author of Matt Cruse Series)
Half Brother (2010)

Cornelia Funke (author of Inkspell Series, Dragon Rider)
Saving Mississippi (2010)
C.H.I.X. #1. The Summer Gang (2012)
The New Girl (2012)

Tristan Bancks (author of Mac Slater Coolhunter Series)
My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up (2011)
It's Yr Life (2012) (with Tempany Deckert)
My Life and Other Stuff That Went Wrong (2014)

Tales from The Orient
The Sign of the Chrysanthemum (1973) H
Of Nightingales That Weep (1974) H
Rebels of the Heavenly Kingdom (1983)

Other Historical Novels
Come Sing Jimmy Jo (1985)
Park's Quest (1988)
The Flip-Flop Girl (1994)
Bread and Roses, Too (2006)

Richard Peck
Trig (1979)

Fair Weather (2001)
The River Between Us (2003)
The Teacher's Funeral (2004)
Here Lies the Librarian (2006)
On the Wings of Heroes (2007

Philip Reeve
Horribly Famous
Henry the VIII and His Chopping Block (2001) (with Alan MacDonald)
Horatio Nelson and His Victory (2003)


Richard Peck
Dreamland Lake (1973)
Through a Brief Darkness (1973)
Are You in the House Alone? (1976)
The Last Safe Place on Earth (1995)

Kenneth Oppel
Dead Water Zone (1992)
The Devil's Cure (2001)

Other Children’s Authors Other Books
Eve Bunting
Ghost of Summer (1977)
The Haunting of Kildoran Abbey (1978)
The Traveling Men of Ballycoo (1983)
Someone is Hiding on Alcatraz Island (1984)
Is Anybody there? (1988)
Our Sixth-Grade Sugar Babies (1990)
The Hideout (1991)
Coffin on a Case (1992)
SOS Titanic (1996)
The Pirate Captain's Daughter (2011)

Tor Seidler
The Dulcimer Boy (1979)
Dixie Storms (1990)
The Silent Spillbills (1998)
Brothers Below Zero (2002)

Barbara Hall
Cloudburst (1998)

Maria Gripe
Agnes Cecilia (1990)

Esme Raji Codell
Sahara Special (2003)
Vive La Paris (2006)

Leslie Connor
Waiting for Normal (2007)

Danette Haworth
Violet Raines Almost Got Struck By Lightning (2008)
Me & Jack (2011)
A Whole Lot of Lucky (2012)


Michelle Magorian (1947 - )
Orange Paw Marks (1991)
A Little Love Song (1991)
In Deep Water (1992)
Not a Swan (1992)
A Cuckoo in the Nest (1994)
A Spoonful of Jam (1998)
Be Yourself (2003)

Michael Morpurgo

Private Peaceful (2003)

Liza Ketchum
West Against the Wind (1987)

Cynthia Defelice
The Apprenticeship of Lucas Whitaker (1996) Historical
Nowhere to Call Home (1999) Historical

Celia Barker Lottridge
Ticket To Canada (1992)

1. Ticket to Curlew (2001)
2. Wings to Fly (1997)

The Listening Tree (2011)

Diane Lee Wilson
I Rode a Horse of Milk White Jade (1998)
To Ride the Gods' Own Stallion (2000)
Raven Speak (2010)

Lois Duncan
They Never Came Home (1969)
Killing Mr. Griffin (1978)

Peg Kehret
Earthquake Terror (1996)
Abduction (2004)

Tim Wynne-Jones
A Thief in the House of Memory (2005)
The Survival Game (2006)

Ally Carter.
Gallagher Girls
1. I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You (2006)
2. Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy (2007)
3. Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover (2009)
4. Only the Good Spy Young (2010)
5. Out of Sight, Out of Time (2012)

Newbury Honor’s Other Books

Susan Patron
Maybe Yes, Maybe No, Maybe Maybe (1993)

Lynne Rae Perkins
All Alone in the Universe (1999)
As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth (2010)

Gennifer Choldenko
Notes from a Liar and Her Dog (2001)
If a Tree Falls at Lunch Break (2007)

Cynthia Lord
Rules (2006)

Rebecca Stead
First Light (2007)

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