Moving, sometimes harrowing story of learning about 9/11.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
Epic saga of theater family, told mostly in pictures.
By Brian Selznick
Frail boy and huge talking dog reunite in D.C. adventure.
By Jenny Lee
Heartbreaking but beautiful novel about a sister's grief.
By Ava Dellaira
Engaging novel shows teens' lives altered by tragedy.
By Robyn Schneider
Brilliant, violent Afghanistan novel will enlighten teens.
By Khaled Hosseini
Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.
By Ellen Airgood
Writing shines in pioneer saga of friendship and struggle.
By Willa Cather
Sweeping story of bicultural mother-daughter friction.
By Amy Tan