General Recommendations
Best Books of 2012 - Older
Created by Chapel_Hill_KidsStaff | 27 items
A list of highly recommended titles published in 2012 for older kids and ‘tweens. The list includes a range of interests and a mix of well-known authors and new voices. Most would make great gift ideas!
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Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Goblin Secrets Goblin Secrets Book - 2012
Margaret K. McElderry Books
JSF Alex
The One and Only Ivan The One and Only Ivan Book - 2011
Harper
JF Appl
Kepler's Dream Kepler's Dream Book - 2012
G. P. Putnam's Sons
JM Bell
Chuck Close Chuck Close
Face Book
Book - 2012
Abrams Books for Young Readers
J 759.13 Close
A Black Hole Is Not A Hole A Black Hole Is Not A Hole Book - 2012
Charlesbridge
J 523.8875 DeCr
The Second Life of Abigail Walker The Second Life of Abigail Walker Book - 2012
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
JF Dowe
A Greyhound of A Girl A Greyhound of A Girl Book - 2012
Amulet Books
JF Doyl
In A Glass Grimmly In A Glass Grimmly Book - 2012
Dutton Children's Books
JSF Gidw (paper)
Legends of Zita the Spacegirl Legends of Zita the Spacegirl Graphic Novel - 2012
First Second Distribted by Macmillan Children's Books
JGN Hatk
Chomp Chomp Book - 2012
Alfred A. Knopf
JF Hiaa
Mr. and Mrs. Bunny-- Detectives Extraordinaire! Mr. and Mrs. Bunny-- Detectives Extraordinaire! Book - 2011
Schwartz & Wade Books
JF Horv
Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time
The Graphic Novel
Graphic Novel - 2012
Farrar Straus Giroux
JGN Lars
Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It
False Apology Poems
Book - 2012
Harper
J 811.54 Levi
We've Got A Job We've Got A Job
The 1963 Birmingham Children's March
Book - 2012
Peachtree Publishers
J 323.1196 Levi
Starry River of the Sky Starry River of the Sky Book - 2012
Little, Brown
JF Lin
The Spindlers The Spindlers Book - 2012
Harper
JSF Oliv
Wonder Wonder Book - 2012
Alfred A. Knopf
JF Pala
Beyond Courage Beyond Courage
The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust
Book - 2012
Candlewick Press
J 940.5318 Rapp
The Mighty Mars Rovers The Mighty Mars Rovers
The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity
Book - 2012
Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
J 523.43 Rusc
The Impossible Rescue The Impossible Rescue Book - 2012
Candlewick Press
J 979.803 Sand
Splendors and Glooms Splendors and Glooms Book - 2012
Candlewick
JF Schl
Who Could That Be at This Hour? Who Could That Be at This Hour? Book - 2012
Little, Brown
JM Snic
Liar & Spy Liar & Spy Book - 2012
Wendy Lamb Books
JF Stea
Cardboard Cardboard Graphic Novel - 2012
GraphixScholastic
JGN TenN
The Seven Tales of Trinket The Seven Tales of Trinket Book - 2012
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
JSF Thom
Into the Woods Into the Woods Graphic Novel - 2012
Kids Can Press
JGN Torr
Three Times Lucky Three Times Lucky Book - 2012
Dial Books for Young Readers
JM Turn
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