1.03.2014

Best Middle Grade and Chapter Books of 2013 (as well as some really great YA and graphic novels...)

CHAPTER BOOKS

Ballad by Blexbolex





by Ellen Potter, illustrated by David Heatly

by Kate Klise, illustrated by M. Sarah Klise



MIDDLE GRADE NOVELS



About Average by Andrew Clements


North of Nowhere by Liz Kessler



The Time Fetch by Amy Herrick



by Chris Grabenstein 


The Wrap-Up List by Steve Arntson

On the Day I Died by Candace Fleming



33 Minutes by Todd Hasak Lowy



GRAPHIC NOVELS


Boxers & Saints by Gene Luen Yang



Primates by Jim Ottaviani, illustrated  by Maris Wicks



Odd Duck by Cecil Castelucci and Sarah Varon




Donner Dinner Party by Nathan Hale



Welcome to Your Awesome Robot by Viviane Schwarz


The Sleepwalkers by Viviane Schwarz



Explorer: The Lost Islands edited by Kazu Kibuishi




YOUNG ADULT
(Because I read so few YA books each year, this list is mostly the best YA books I read this year, rather than the best YA books published in 2013)


Shadow and Bone and Seige and Storm by Leigh Bardugo


fangirl by Rainbow Rowell



Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell






Seraphina  by Rachel Hartman



Code Name Verity by Nancy Werlin



BEST ADULT BOOK APPROPRIATE FOR TEENS



The Year of the Gadfly by Jennifer Miller

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