Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth2002

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48 Works 41,913 Books 1,986 Reviews ½ 3.9
Committed to providing a broad selection of outstanding books that mixes popular appeal with literary excellence, the Books for Youth editorial staff has chosen the titles below as its show more most-recommended nonfiction, fiction, and picture-book offerings of the year. Our Top of the List YA fiction, middle-grade fiction, picture-book, and nonfiction selections can be found below, as well as individual book recommendations from Booklist editors and select reviewers, highlighting their personal favorite titles. show less
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Feed by M. T. Anderson
2002
Fire-Us: The Kindling by Jennifer Armstrong
2002
Postcards from No Man's Land by Aidan Chambers
2002
That Pesky Rat by Lauren Child
2002
A stone in my hand by Cathryn Clinton
2002
Birdbrain Amos by Michael Delaney
2002
The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
2002
Up on Cloud Nine by Anne Fine
2002
Alphabet Under Construction by Denise Fleming
2002
Better Than Running at Night by Hillary Frank
2002
My Heartbeat by Garret Freymann-Weyr
2002
Hole in My Life by Jack Gantos
2002
The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler by James Cross Giblin
2002
Action Jackson by Jan Greenberg
2002
Hannah, Divided by Adele Griffin
2002
Talkin' about Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman by Nikki Grimes
2002
Do Like a Duck Does! by Judy Hindley
2002
Stravaganza: City of Masks by Mary Hoffman
2002
Life on Earth: The Story of Evolution by Steve Jenkins
2002
Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey by Maira Kalman
2002
Stoner & Spaz by Ron Koertge
2002
On Morning Wings by Reeve Lindbergh
2002
My Chinatown: One Year in Poems by Kam Mak
2002
The Gold-Threaded Dress by Carolyn Marsden
2002
A Corner of the Universe by Ann M. Martin
2002
Saffy's Angel by Hilary McKay
2002
I Stink! by Kate McMullan
2002
The Teddy Bear by David McPhail
2002
Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy by L. A. Meyer
2002
Big Mouth & Ugly Girl by Joyce Carol Oates
2002
New York's Bravest by Mary Pope Osborne
2002
This Land Was Made for You and Me: The Life and Songs of Woody Guthrie (Golden Kite Awards) by Elizabeth Partridge
2002
Trouble Don't Last by Shelley Pearsall
2002
When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson by Pam Muñoz Ryan
2002
Island Boyz by Graham Salisbury
2002
Secrets of Sound: Studying the Calls and Songs of Whales, Elephants, and Birds by April Pulley Sayre
2002
David Gets in Trouble by David Shannon
2002
Madlenka's Dog by Peter Sís
2002
Bury the Dead: Tombs, Corpses, Mummies, Skeletons, & Rituals by Christopher Sloan
2002
Perfect Harmony: A Musical Journey with the Boys Choir of Harlem by Jr. Charles R. Smith
2002
Saladin: Noble Prince of Islam by Diane Stanley
2002
Bippity Bop Barbershop by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
2002
Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School by Mark Teague
2002
Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie S. Tolan
2002
Sometimes I'm Bombaloo by Rachel Vail
2002
The Body Eclectic: An Anthology of Poems by Patrice Vecchione
2002
Blue Eyes Better by Ruth Wallace-Brodeur
2002
Apple Pie Fourth of July by Janet S. Wong
2002

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