Give the Gift of Reading this Holiday Season

Over at The Book Connection I listed some of my favorites of all the books I’ve reviewed so far this year. Today I would like to share my favorites in children’s literature for 2009. Each section is not listed in any particular order.

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Top 10 Picture Books

Tony & The Pizza Champions by Tony Gemignani

Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully by Julianne Moore

Rita and Whatsit by Jean-Philippe Arrou-Vignod

Wenda the Wacky Wiggler by Christopher Aslan

The Puzzle King by Nina Cordelia Craft

Stubby’s Destiny by Dixie Phillips

One Noble Journey by Dixie Phillips

Colonel Trash Truck by Kathleen Crawley

Jordan’s Guest by Davy Liu

Top 5 Chapter Books

Katie and Kimble: A Ghost Story by Linda Theiman

Katie and Kimble: The Magic Wish by Linda Theiman

Horse Crazy by Alison Lester

Ivy & Bean: Doomed to Dance by Annie Barrows

Wright on Time: Arizona, Book 1 by Lisa Cottrell-Bentley

Top 5 Middle-Grade Books

The Junior Geography Detective Squad: State of Quarries by Elysabeth Eldering

Double Dare Clare by Yvonne Prinz

The Crypto Capers: The Legend of the Gold Monkey by Renee Hand

The Horrible Huckleberry Hex by Alani M’echel Weathers

The Secret of the Sacred Scarab by Fiona Ingram


Top 4 Young Adult Books

Across the Pond by Storyheart

Slob by Ellen Potter

Just Breeze by Beverly Stowe McClure

It’s Not about Me by Michelle Sutton

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