Browse Books by Year

Ten to Fourteen

This view shows all of the books in this age group that have been selected in years past and nominated for the current year (but not yet selected). The nominations are marked by a "Nomination(not yet selected):" label.

THE BOY WHO DARED: A NOVEL BASED ON THE TRUE STORY OF A HITLER YOUTH

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Bartoletti
Author's First Name: 
Susan Campbell
Publisher: 
Scholastic
Publication Date: 
2008

As 17-year-old Helmuth Hubener awaits the executioner, he recalls the actions that led to his death sentence: listening to English language radio and spreading pamphlets in Nazi Germany in the early 1940s.

CHAINS

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Anderson
Author's First Name: 
Laurie Halse
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 
2008

Sold as a slave to a Tory family in 1776, 13-year-old Isabel, struggling to free herself and her slow-witted younger sister, soon faces daunting choices.

A CONSPIRACY OF KINGS

A CONSPIRACY OF KINGS
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Turner
Author's First Name: 
Megan Whalen
Publisher: 
Greenwillow
Publication Date: 
2010

In this fourth installment, Sophos, the reluctant heir to the Sounis throne, reunites Eugenides, the queen of Eddis, and the semi-classical world of Attolia as he becomes a king and overcomes political intrigue to save his country from rebellion.

SHE TOUCHED THE WORLD: LAURA BRIDGMAN, DEAF-BLIND PIONEER

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Alexander
Author's First Name: 
Sally Hobart
Second Author's First Name: 
Robert
Second Author's Last Name: 
Alexander
Publisher: 
Clarion
Publication Date: 
2008

 Deaf and blind from the age of three, Laura Bridgman's education in the 1840's laid the foundation for Helen Keller's successes some 50 years later. One of the co-authors of this fascinating biography is blind and partially deaf herself.

 

 

AFTER EVER AFTER

AFTER EVER AFTER
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Sonnenblick
Author's First Name: 
Jordan
Publisher: 
Scholastic
Publication Date: 
2010

Cancer survivor Jeffrey, fellow survivor Tad, and cute new girl Lindsey, face eighth-grade challenges with honesty, humor, and hope in this companion to Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie.

ONE CRAZY SUMMER

ONE CRAZY SUMMER
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Williams-Garcia
Author's First Name: 
Rita
Publisher: 
Amistad
Publication Date: 
2010

Shipped off to spend time with their estranged poet-activist mother in Oakland, California, three young girls encounter the Black Panthers in this funny, wise, and ultimately life-affirming narrative about being young, Black, and proud in the 1960s.

DEATH-DEFYING PEPPER ROUX

DEATH-DEFYING PEPPER ROUX
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
McCaughrean
Author's First Name: 
Geraldine
Publisher: 
Harper
Publication Date: 
2010

Pepper’s aunt has doomed him to die by his fourteenth birthday, but he disappoints her by living. The book’s memorable characters and vivid, quirky prose offer a look at 1930s France during Pepper’s series of hilarious misadventures as he outruns death.

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