Jenny's Library

Books 2013: Recommendations

Posted on: March 26, 2014

Board Books

Hello, Animals! by Smriti Prasdam

You Are My Cupcake by Joyce Wan

All Creatures Great and Small by Naoko Stoop

Rokko by Paola Opal

Everyone Eats by Julia Kuo

Goodnight by Benoît Marchon

Surprise! by Liesbet Slegers

Up Close by Gay Wegerif

Colors by Xavier Deneux

Mommy! Mommy! by Taro Gomi

Peekaboo! by Taro Gomi

Picture Books

Machines at Work by Byron Barton

Good Luck Bear by Greg Foley

Thank You Bear by Greg Foley

I Miss You Mouse by Greg Foley

This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen

I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen

The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by Don and Audrey Wood

Big Frog Can’t Fit In! by Mo Willems

Blue Chameleon by Emily Gravett

Wolves by Emily Gravett

Dogs by Emily Gravett

Tumble Bumble by Felicia Bond

Quick as a Cricket by Don and Audrey Wood

Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann

Olivia and the Fairy Princess by Ian Falconer

The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse by Eric Carle

How to Be a Cat by Niki McClure

There are NO Cats in This Book by Viviane Schwarz

Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears by Emily Gravett

Here I Am by Patti Kim

Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet

Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson

Easy Readers

Let’s Go for a Drive by Mo Willems

A Big Guy Took My Ball by Mo Willems

I’m a Frog! by Mo Willems

Middle Grade Novels

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin

The Giver by Lois Lowry

A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel by Hope Larson

When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

Below by Meg McKinlay

The Garden of My Imaan by Zia Farhana

Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking by Erin Dionne

My Basmati Bat Mitzvah by Paula J. Freedman

Young Adult Novels (and stories)

The Treasure Map of Boys by E. Lockhart

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Real Live Boyfriends by E. Lockhart

The Lives We Lost by Megan Crewe

Huntress by Malinda Lo

The Chaos by Nalo Hopkinson

Orleans by Sherri L. Smith

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina

Fat Angie by E. E. Charlton-Trujillo

Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong by Prudence Shen and Faith Erin Hicks

The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson

Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Adaptation by Malinda Lo

Emilie and the Hollow World by Martha Wells

Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

grl2grl by Julie Anne Peters

Team Human by Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Rees Brennan

If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan

Untold by Sarah Rees Brennan

The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson

Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen

The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

Chasing Shadows by Swati Avasthi

The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen


Adult Novels (and stories)

The Crowded Shadows by Celine Kiernan

A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan

Inda by Sherwood Smith

Shards of Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold

The Fox by Sherwood Smith

The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold

Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold

Barrayar by Lois McMaster Bujold

The Warrior’s Apprentice by Lois McMaster Bujold

Ethan of Athos by Lois McMaster Bujold

Labyrinth by Lois McMaster Bujold

The Vor Game by Lois McMaster Bujold

Falling Free by Lois McMaster Bujold

The Mountains of Mourning by Lois McMaster Bujold

Brothers in Arms by Lois McMaster Bujold

Mirror Dance by Lois McMaster Bujold

Memory by Lois McMaster Bujold

Komar by Lois McMaster Bujold

King’s Shield by Sherwood Smith

Treason’s Shore by Sherwood Smith

Cold Steel by Kate Elliot

Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Jaran by Kate Elliot

Razor’s Edge by Martha Wells

The Secret Journal of Beatrice Hassi Barahal by Kate Elliot, illustrated by Julie Dillon


Writing the Other by Nisi Shawl and Cynthia Ward

Sticks and Stones by Emily Bazelon

Three Observations and a Dialogue: Round and About SF by Sylvia Kelso


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