Thirteen 2013 Books I’m Thankful For

Thanksgiving seems like the perfect day to list a few books that I’m glad came into the world during the year. My goal is to complete this list in 13 minutes. Not much thinking, hardly any writing, just a blitz of books.

Here we go!

The Real Boy

By: Anne Ursu

the real boy

The Center of Everything

By: Linda Urban

the center of everything

County By 7s

By: Holly Goldberg Sloan

counting by 7s

The Story of Fish and Snail

By: Deborah Freedman

fish snail

Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin

By: Liesl Shurtliff

rump

Every Day After

By: Laura Golden

every day

Squish 5: Game On!

By: Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm

squish 5

Muckers

By: Sandra Neil Wallace

muckers

God Got a Dog

Poems by: Cynthia Rylant

Pictures by: Marla Frazee

god got a dog

This Journal Belongs to Ratchet

By: Nancy J. Cavanaugh

This journalDuke

By: Kirby Larson

duke larsonBetter Nate Than Ever

By: Tim Federle

better nate

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild

By: Peter Brown

Mr. Tiger  Goes Wild

 

It is really hard to stop at 13, but rules are rules.

 

 

 

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11 thoughts on “Thirteen 2013 Books I’m Thankful For

  1. You have so many that I love on this list. I would like to add that I am thankful for Matt de la Pena’s THE LIVING, which made my recent Thanksgiving travels, with its delays, inclement weather, and nasty airports, incredibly enjoyable. Happy Thanksgiving!

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    1. Shawna – Matt de la Pena does not get onto many top-ten lists, but We Were Here made me cry about a group of kids that I would – otherwise – have had trouble connecting to. I haven’t read The Living, but I’ll go look it up.

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  2. What a wonderfully diverse list, Colby 🙂 I have THE REAL BOY, but still haven’t read it *sigh* Right now I’m on the last 3rd of CHAMPION by Marie Lu. It’s SO good 🙂

    Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving 😀

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