New Books Read 2016

These are the New-To-Me Books I read this year. Date indicates the date completed. Asterisk indicates one of my Newberys for this year.

1. 18 Jan— The Year of Reading Dangerously by Andy Miller

2. 27 Jan—Hons and Rebels by Jessica Mitford

3. 29 Jan—Portrait of a Marriage by Nigel Nicolson

4. 5 Feb—The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows

5. 6 Feb—The Penderwicks  by Jeanne Birdsall

6. 6 Feb—Rifles for Waitie*  by Harold Keith

7. 7 Feb—How to Train Your Dragon  by Cressida Cowell

8. 10 Feb—Athena the Wise by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams

9. 12 Feb—How Mirka Got Her Sword by Barry Deutsch

10. 13 Feb—The Matchlock Gun* by Walter D. Edmonds

11. 14 Feb—Fake Mustache by Tom Angleberger

12. 15 Feb—The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies

13. 17 Feb—Bad Kitty vs. Uncle Murray by Nick Bruel

14. 19 Feb—Just Grace by Charise Mericle Harper

15. 21 Feb—Timmy Failure: Now Look What You’ve Done by Stephan Pastis

16. 25 Feb—Monstrous by MarcyKate Connolly

17. 27 Feb—The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt

18. 28 Feb—The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

19. 29 Feb—Emma the Easter Fairy by Daisy Meadows

20. 29 Feb—First Impressions by Charlie Lovett

21. 3 Mar—The Crossover* by Kwame Alexander

22. 4 Mar—Last Stop on Market Street* by Matt de la Peña

23. 6 Mar—Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko

24. 6 Mar—Who Was Alexander Graham Bell? by Bonnie Bader

25. 8 Mar—Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman

26. 8 Mar—The Bronze Bow* by Elizabeth George Speare

27. 9 Mar—I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic by Lauren Tarshis

28. 11 Mar—What Was the Boston Tea Party? by Kathleen Krull

29. 13 Mar—Frankly, Frannie by AJ Stern

30. 18 Mar—Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science-and the World by Rachel Swaby

31. 21 Mar—The Hero’s Guide to Saving the Kingdom by Christopher Healy

32. 23 Mar—Katie and the Cupcake Cure by Coco Simon

33. 30 Mar—Ginger Pye* by Eleanor Estes

34. 7 Apr—Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen by Sarah Jane Downing

35. 7 Apr—The Secret Lives of Princesses by Philippe Lechermeier

36. 8 Apr—Ten Good and Bad Things About My Life by Ann M. Martin

37. 15 Apr—Masterminds by Gordon Korman

38. 16 Apr—Sunny Side Up by Jennifer L. Holm

39. 17 Apr—Charlie Bumpers vs. the Teacher of the Year by Bill Harley

40. 17 Apr—The Princess in Black  by Shannon Hale

41. 21 Apr—The Twenty-One Balloons* by William Pène du Bois

42. 23 Apr—Lord and Lady Bunny–Almost Royalty by Polly Horvath

43. 25 Apr—Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar

44. 26 Apr—The Children’s Crusade by Ann Packer

45. 2 May—Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtiff

46. 6 May—The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook by Eleanor Davis

47. 6 May—Hitty: Her First Hundred Years*by Rachel Field

48. 13 May—Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman

49. 17 May—A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

50. 19 May—A History of the World in 12 Maps by Jerry Brotton

51. 21 May—The Name of this Book is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch

52. 23 May—Phone Home, Persephone by Kate McMullan

53. 24 May—…and now Miguel* by Joseph Krumgold

54. 30 May—A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd

55. 2 Jun—The Map Trap by Andrew Clements

56. 3 Jun—Rabbit Hill* by Robert Lawson

57. 10 Jun—Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper

58. 12 Jun—Smile by Raina Telgemeier

59. 13 Jun—Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

60. 16 Jun—Strawberry Girl* by Lois Lenski

61. 19 Jun—The Family Fletcher Take Rock Island by Dana Alison Levy

62. 21 Jun—All the Single Ladies by Rebecca Traister

63. 25 Jun—Betsy and Joe by Maud Hart Lovelace

64. 3 Jul—If I Were You by Leslie Margolis

65. 5 Jul—Judy Moody by Megan McDonald

66. 8 Jul—The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger

67. 10 Jul—The Pages Between Us by Lindsey Leavitt

68. 11 Jul—The Red Fairy Book compiled by Andrew Lang

69. 12 Jul—Adam of the Road* by Elizabeth Janet Gray

70. 15 Jul—The Detective’s Assistant by Kate Hannigan

71. 15 Jul—Astronaut Academy: Re-entry by Dave Roman

72. 16 Jul—Baba Yaga’s Assistant by Marika McCoola

73. 17 Jul—The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer

74. 18 Jul—Took: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn

75. 18 Jul—Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

76. 18 Jul—Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld

77. 19 Jul—Call it Courage* by Armstrong Sperry

78. 20 Jul—Space Dumplins by Craig Thompson

79. 20 Jul—Secret Coders by Gene Luen Yang

80. 23 Jul—The Friendship Riddle by Megan Frazer Blakemore

81. 1 Aug —Switched at Birthday by Natalie Standiford

82. 3 Aug—My Near-Death Adventures (99% True!) by Alison DeCamp

83. 3 Aug—The Lunch Witch by Deb Lucke

84. 4 Aug—How Mirka Caught a Fish by Barry Deutsch

85. 4 Aug—Valiant Ambition by Nathaniel Philbrick

86. 5 Aug—Mother-Daughter Book Camp by Heather Vogel Frederick

87. 5 Aug—The Year of the Rat by Grace Lin

88. 5 Aug—Dead Presidents by Brady Carlson

89. 7 Aug—Dragons Beware! by Jorge Aguirre

90. 8 Aug—Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

91. 9 Aug—Ellie’s Story by W. Bruce Cameron

92. 9 Aug—Each Little Bird That Sings by Deborah Wiles

93. 10 Aug—The Underground Abductor by Nathan Hale

94. 10 Aug—Clementine by Sara Pennypacker

95. 11 Aug—Lost in NYC by Nadja Spiegelman

96. 12 Aug—Ivy and Bean by Annie Barrows

97. 13 Aug—Miss Daisy Is Crazy! by Dan Gutman

98. 14 Aug—Amelia’s Notebook by Marissa Moss

99. 14 Aug—Treasure Hunters by James Patterson

100. 15 Aug—The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher by Jessica Lawson

101. 16 Aug—Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke

102. 18 Aug—Tales from Silver Lands* by Charles J. Finger

103. 18 Aug— Borrowed Names by Jeannine Atkins

104. 24 Aug—Bossypants by Tina Fey

105. 27 Aug—The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald

106. 29 Aug—Spork by Kyo Maclear

107. 4 Sep—If You Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson

108. 4 Sep —Peace is an Offering by Annette LeBox

109. 4 Sep —Jackrabbit McCabe & the Electric Telegraph by Lucy Margaret Rozier

110. 4 Sep —Emmanuel’s Dream by Laurie Ann Thompson

111. 4 Sep —Interstellar Cinderella by Deborah Underwood

112. 5 Sep—Red: A Crayon Story by Michael Hall

113. 5 Sep—I’m Trying to Love Spiders by Bethany Barton

114. 5 Sep—Counting Lions by Katie Cotton

115. 5 Sep—Flutter and Hum by Julie Paschkis

116. 5 Sep—One Plastic Bag by Miranda Paul

117. 5 Sep—Mesmerized by Mara Rockliff

118. 6 Sep—Shadows of the Workhouse by Jennifer Worth

119. 7 Sep—The Wheel on the School* by Meindert DeJong

120. 10 Sep—Little Melba and Her Big Trombone by Katheryn Russell-Brown

121. 10 Sep—Blizzard by John Rocco

122. 10 Sep—Gingerbread for Liberty! by Mara Rockliff

123. 11 Sep—How to Be a Heroine by Samantha Ellis

124. 14 Sep—Water Can Be… by Laura Purdie Salas

125. 17 Sep—Rare Objects by Kathleen Tessaro

126. 22 Sep—The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson

127. 1 Oct—Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

128. 1 Oct—Midnight Rising by Tony Horwitz

 

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