Friday, January 01, 2010

Reading Roundup: December 2009

By the Numbers
Teen: 14
Tween: 8
Children: 19

Sources
Library: All

Standouts
Teen: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Tween: The Skin I'm In by Sharon G. Flake
Children: Up and Down the Scratchy Mountains by Laurel Snyder

Because I Want To Awards
Most Delightfully Absurd: Ottoline and the Yellow Cat by Chris Riddell
Best Continuing Series: The Phineas L. MacGuire series by Frances O'Roark Dowell
Easiest Booktalk: Rampant by Diana Peterfreund ("Homicidal unicorns. Wait, you have to check it out before you can take it home!")

Edited to correct spelling of Frances O'Roark Dowell's last name. Thanks, Kim!

3 comments:

Kim said...

Not to be picky but it is Frances O'Roark Dowell not McDowell

Bibliovore said...

Wooops . . . for some reason I always make that mistake, and only catch it about half the time. Thanks for the correction, Kim.

bestbookihavenotread said...

I really enjoyed Shiver and The Skin I'm In as well!