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Contains the keyword School Library Journal Best Books 2008

Russell CP, Kindzierski L, Klein T, Gaiman NC, Isern C, Ruiz C, et al. Coraline. Barcelona: Roca Editorial; 2009. Abstract
Cherry L, Braasch G. How we know, what we know, about our changing climate : scientists and kids explore global warming. Vol 1st. Nevada City, CA: Dawn Publications; 2008.

Lexile measure 1170; ages 10-14; book level 8.4

Horvath P. My one hundred adventures. Vol 1st. New York: Schwartz & Wade Books; 2008. Abstract

Lexile measure 810; ages 8-14; book level 5

McGill A, ill Daly, Jude. Way up and over everything. Boston: Houghton Mifflin; 2008.

Lexile measure 730; ages 4-8; book level 4.2

Rohmann E. A kitten tale. Vol 1st. New York: Alfred A. Knopf; 2008.

ages 4-8; book level 2

Pearson M. The adoration of Jenna Fox. Vol 1st. New York: Henry Holt; 2008. Abstract

Lexile measure 570; ages 14-18; book level 3.8; science fiction and fantasy

Bishop N. Frogs. New York, NY: Scholastic Nonfiction; 2008.

Lexile measure 890; ages 5-12; book level 4.8; informational

Gorbachev V. Christopher counting. New York: Philomel Books; 2008.

ages 3-8; book level 2.7

Kuklin S. No choirboy: Murder, violence, and teenagers on death row. Vol 1st. New York: Henry Holt and Co.; 2008. Abstract

"Until recently, only eight countries in the world still sentenced people younger than eighteen to death for their crimes -- Iran, China, Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Pakistan, and the United States of America. No Choirboy takes readers into American prisons and allows inmates sentenced to death as teenagers to speak for themselves. In their own voices - raw and uncensored - they talk about their lives in prison and share their thoughts and feelings about how they ended up there. Susan Kuklin also gets inside the system, exploring capital punishment itself and the intricacies and inequities of criminal justice in the United States. This is a searing, unforgettable read, one that could change the way we think about crime and punishment." Lexile measure 690; ages 14-up; book level 5.2; nonfiction

Werlin N. Impossible : a novel. New York: Dial Books; 2008.

Lexile measure 0670; ages 12-up; book level 4.6