Okay, maybe not the best books ever…but some great books published in 2006! The editors of Teenreads.com has come up with a list of what think are the Best Books of 2006. Most of them are available at CA Library…if not, see Mr. Bateman to see what’s up; I’ll put any missing titles you are interested in on the next book order.
Here are some highlights (the titles link to Amazon.com book descriptions):
A BRIEF CHAPTER IN MY IMPOSSIBLE LIFE by Dana Reinhardt — Sixteen-year-old atheist Simone Turner-Bloom’s life changes in unexpected ways when her parents convince her to make contact with her biological mother, an agnostic from a Jewish family who is losing her battle with cancer.
HOW TO BE POPULAR by Meg Cabot — Sixteen-year-old Steph Landry finds an old book on how to be popular and decides to change her social status by following its advice, much to the bafflement of her two best friends.
JUST IN CASE by Meg Rosoff — Convinced that fate is out to get him, fifteen-year-old David Case assumes a new identity in the hope of avoiding what he believes is certain doom.
MAXIMUM RIDE #2: SCHOOL’S OUT – FOREVER by James Patterson — After a short stay with an FBI agent who gives them a chance to attend school and live a normal life, the six genetically-altered, winged youths head toward Florida and Max’s ultimate destiny–to save the world, whether she wants to or not.
KING DORK by Frank Portman — High school loser Tom Henderson discovers that “The Catcher in the Rye” may hold the clues to the many mysteries in his life.
More best books are on the way!!!