Westchester’s Choice 2010

Raven Summer David Almond.
A raven’s call leads Liam to an abandoned baby and new discoveries about his friends.

Wintergirls Laurie Halse Anderson.
Lia comes to terms with her best friend’s death from anorexia as she struggles with the same disorder.

Swim the Fly Don Calame.
Matt and his friends have a near-impossible goal for their summer vacation.

We Were Here Matt de la Pena.
Miguel runs away from his group home, but can’t escape his past.

Dingo Charles De Lint.
Shape shifters, twins, dreams and captive ancestors.

Models Don’t Eat Chocolate Cookies Erin Dionne.
Celeste goes on a diet to be sure she doesn’t win the modeling pageant.

Project Sweet Life Brent Hartinger.
Avoiding a summer job can be a LOT of work!

North of Beautiful Justina Chen Headley.
Terra struggles with issues of inner and outer beauty.

Carbon Diaries Saci Lloyd.
What will it take to survive when climate change becomes so severe that even the air we breathe is rationed?

How to Say Goodbye in Robot Natalie Standiford.
Moving to a new school for senior year makes for a strange social life.

Marcelo in the Real World Francisco X. Stork.
Is Marcelo ready for a summer job at his father’s law firm?

Leviathan Scott Westerfeld.
In an alternate Europe of 1914, Derek learns to fly genetically engineered beasts.


FOR TWEENS

The Game of Sunken Places M.T. Anderson.
Brian and Gregory find a board game that is more real than it appears.

Don’t Judge a Girl by Her Cover Ally Carter.
The Gallagher School for Exceptional Young Women is no longer the safe haven it used to be for spies!

Gone Michael Grant.
Are supernatural powers the reason every 14 year-old in town has vanished?

Project Sweet Life Brent Hartinger.
Avoiding a summer job can be a LOT of work!

Pandora Gets Jealous Carolyn Hennessy.
Pandy is given six months to gather all the evils released when the box in her school project accidentally opened.

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Grace Lin.
What can Minli do to bring life to Fruitless Mountain and freshness to Jade River?

The Willoughbys Lois Lowry.
The four Willoughby children decide to become “deserving orphans” after their parents leave for a long vacation.

The Dreamer Pam Muñoz Ryan.
Miguel runs away from his group home, but can’t escape his past.

Knucklehead Jon Scieszka.
Sciezka grew up as one of six brothers – and survived!

Dragonbreath Ursula Vernon.
Suki the salamander is the target of a ninja frog kidnapping plot.

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