These titles aimed at ages 8-12 are Jenny's 2011 picks for Twenty by Jenny.
1
Treasury of Greek Mythology
Donna Jo Napoli (The Magic Circle) has proven time and again her empathy ... read more
2
The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tail
"He was the best of toms. He was the worst of toms," begins ... read more
3
Icefall
If your youngsters love Vikings, royal families and intrigue set in an icelocked ... read more
4
Wonderstruck
With this brilliantly constructed novel, told alternately in prose and visual sequences, Brian ... read more
5
Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes
Anything can happen in debut author Jonathan Auxier’s fantastical world. The 10-year-old hero, ... read more
6
Junonia
Kevin Henkes’s (Sun and Spoon) story of the winter in which Alice Rice ... read more
7
World Without Fish
This beautifully designed book by the author of the popular Cod: A Biography ... read more
8
Okay for Now
Gary Schmidt received a Newbery Honor for two of his books (Lizzie Bright ... read more
9
Poem in Your Pocket for Young Poets
No matter what your child’s interests may be, there’s a poem in this ... read more
10
Kylie Jean: Drama Queen
If your youngsters enjoyed the Ivy and Bean and Clementine books, they will ... read more
11
Clara Lee and the Apple Pie Dream
This warm, often funny story about eight-year-old Clara Lee is just right for ... read more
12
One Crazy Summer
This outstanding novel takes your child back o the summer of 1968, an ... read more
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