Midgrade/ YA

Occasionally I come across some great books for older readers. Here's a list of books reviewed on Sally's Bookshelf - some new, some found in the library stacks.

A Voice of Her Own by Kathryn Lasky
After Eli  by Rebecca Rupp
Aim by Joyce Moyer Hostetter
Babe Conquers the World: the legendary life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias by Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace
Be a Changemaker by Laurie Ann Thompson
Birmingham Sunday by Larry Dane Brimner
Blood Brother: Jonathan Daniels and his sacrifice for Civil Rights by Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace
Bug Girl by Benjamin Harper
Call of the Klondike by David Meissner
The Center of Everything by Linda Urban
Charlie Bumpers vs. the Teacher of the Year by Bill Harley
The Dogs of Winter by Bobbie Pyron
Don't Feed the Boy by Irene Latham
Eliza Bing is (Not) a Big, Fat Quitter by Carmella Van Vleet
The Enemy, by Sara Holbrook
Famous Last Words by Jennifer Salvato Doktorski
Far from Shore: Chronicles of an Open Ocean Voyage by Sophie Webb 
Fatal Fever ~ Tracking Down Typhoid Mary by Gail Jarrow 
Finder, Coal Mine Dog by Alison Hart
Flash Point by Sneed B. Collard III
Fleabrain Loves Franny by Joanne Rocklin
Flip the Bird by Kym Brunner
Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor  By Jon Scieszka
Freedom's Price (Hidden Histories) by Michaela MacColl & Rosemary Nichols
The Garden of my Imaan by Farhana Zia
Garvey's Choice by Nikki Grimes
Girl on a Plane  by Miriam Moss
Girl with a Camera by Carolyn Meyer
The Girls of Gettysburg by Bobbi Miller
Hiss-s-s-s! by Eric A. Kimmel
Last-But-Not-Least Lola Going Green by Christine Pakkala
Lenny Cyrus, School Virus By Joe Schreiber
Leo, Dog of the Sea by Alison Hart
Like A River by Kathy Cannon Wiechman
Little Cat's Luck by Marion Dane Bauer
The Littlest Bigfoot by Jennifer Weiner
Lives of the Explorers: Discoveries, Disasters by Kathleen Krull
 Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War by Steve Sheinkin 
Murphy, Gold Rush Dog by Alison Hart
The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
Operation Oleander by Valerie Patterson
Paper Hearts by Meg Wiviott
Poppy the Pirate Dog's New Shipmate by Lizz Kessler
Prisoner 88 by Leah Pilegg
Privateer's Apprentice by Susan Verrico 
Pure Grit: How American World War II nurses survived battle and prison camp in the Pacific by Mary Cronk Farrell

Rethinking Normal: a Memoir in Transition by Katie Rain Hill
The Rise of the Rusty Robo-Cat! (Doodle adventure) by Mike Lowery
Rocket Man: The Mercury Adventure of John Glenn by Ruth Ashby 
Rory's Promise (Hidden Histories) by Michaela MacColl
Sackets Harbor Powder Monkey and the War of 1812 by Hope Marston
 Samurai Rising: the Epic Life of MinamotoYoshitsune by Pamela S. Turner
Scar: a Revolutionary War Tale by J. Albert Mann

Schools of Hope by Norman H. Finkelstein
Shackles From the Deep: tracing the path of a sunken slave ship by Michael Cottman 
Soldier Sister, Fly Home by Nancy Bo Flood
Some Assembly Required: the Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen by Arin Andrews
Some Writer! The Story of E.B. White by Melissa Sweet
Squirrel in the House  by Vivian Vande Velde
Steering Toward Normal by Rebecca Petruck
Still a Work in Progress by Jo Knowles
Summer on the Moon by Adrian Fogelin
Tagged by Diane C. Mullen
The Theory of Everything by J.J. Johnson
 There Will Be Bears by Ryan Gebhart
Tiger in Trouble! by Kelly Milner Halls
The Trouble with Ants (The Nora Notebooks #1) by Claudia Mills
The Underground Railroad: navigate the journey from slavery to freedom by Judy Dodge Cummings
The Universe of Fair by Leslie Bulion
The Vine Basket by Josanne La Valley
The Way to Stay in Destiny by Augusta Scattergood
23 Minutes by Vivian Vande Velde
Whistle in the Dark by Susan Hill Long
Wind Dancer by Chris Platt
The Wolf's Boy by Susan Williams Beckhorn
Woodford Brave by Marcia Thornton Jones
Words with Wings by Nikki Grimes
 The Year of the Garden by Andrea Cheng;

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