Featured Books by Age Group
|2000 Books for Ages Seven to Ten|
Suggested for ages 8 - 12
- ASTEROID IMPACT
by Douglas Henderson
- Moment by moment the author recreates the probable events of 65 million years ago when an asteroid struck Earth, bringing death, extended winter, acid rain and global warming. Vividly imagined dramatic paintings.
|2000 Books for Ages Fourteen and Up|
Suggested for ages 12 - 18
- 145TH STREET: SHORT STORIES
by Walter Dean Myers
- Authentic voices portray a wide range of emotions that weave together the fabric of a community. Without one false step, Myers creates short stories that will leave the reader knowing how life is lived on 145th Street.
Subjects: African Americans | New York (N.Y.) | Stories
|2000 Books for Ages Up to Seven|
Suggested for ages 3 - 6
- LUCKY PENNIES AND HOT CHOCOLATE
by Carol Diggory Shields
illustrated by Hiroe Nakata
- Cheerful watercolor drawings give a cozy, companionable look at the things the narrator and his favorite person, a lively grand-relation, like best to do together.
Subjects: Grandchildren | Grandfathers
|2000 Books for Ages Ten to Fourteen|
Suggested for ages 10 - 14
- ESPERANZA RISING
by Pam Muņoz Ryan
- Spoiled, self-centered Esperanza loses her father, wealth and easy Mexican life and starts over as a California farm worker in the 1930s. Spanish words and magical realism grace this expansive, readable novel that is written from the heart.
Subjects: California | Depressions - United States - 1929 | Mexicans | Mexico | Migrant Labor
|2000 Audio Books Too Good To Miss|
Suggested for ages 9 - 16
- HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN [AUDIOBOOK]
by J. K. Rowling
narrated by Jim Dale
Listening Library;ISBN: 0807282316;$35;2000
- Jim Dale proves again that he is firmly in control of all of the characters peopling Harry's world in the latest recorded offerings of the ongoing saga of life at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Subjects: England | Friends | Friendship | Magic | Schools | Witches