These titles aimed at ages 8-12 are Jenny's 2014 picks for Twenty by Jenny.
1
The Pilot and the Little Prince
Like Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the creator of The Little Prince, Peter Sís fled ... read more
2
Percy Jackson's Greek Gods
With an irreverent tone and the ability to tackle head-on the questions inherent ... read more
3
Hansel & Gretel
Newbery Medal–winner Neil Gaiman (The Graveyard Book) retells Hansel and Gretel as a ... read more
4
Sisters
Raina Telgemeier (Smile) once again mines her family history with humor and compassion, ... read more
5
Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy
In this captivatingly original variation on Hans Christian Andersen's "The Snow Queen," Karen ... read more
6
The Great Greene Heist
An innovative group of middle graders outsmart a privileged bully in Varian Johnson's ... read more
7
The Glass Sentence
Debut author S.E. Grove introduces a plucky 13-year-old heroine named Sophia Tims in ... read more
8
Nick and Tesla's Robot Army Rampage
This companion to Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab opens with a bang--literally--as ... read more
9
Zane and the Hurricane
Rodman Philbrick (Freak the Mighty) portrays the unlikely friendship Zane Dupree forms with ... read more
10
Operation Bunny: The First Case
This first book in the Wings & Co. series from Sally Gardner (I, ... read more
11
Locomotive
After his paeans to the sea (Lightship) and space travel (Moonshot), Brian Floca ... read more
12
Go: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design
Chip Kidd, the designer of such iconic book jackets as Michael Crichton's Jurassic ... read more
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