BROOKSVILLE — Here are the 2011-12 Sunshine State Young Readers reading lists for elementary and middle school-age children. The program is a statewide reading-motivation program for students in grades 3-8. Its purpose is to encourage students to read independently for personal satisfaction, based on interest rather than reading level.
Angleberger, Tom. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, Amulet Books, 2010.
Baggott, Julianna. The Prince of Fenway Park, HarperCollins, 2009.
Breathed, Berkeley. Flawed Dogs: The Novel: The Shocking Raid on Westminster, Philomel Books, 2009.
Draper, Sharon M. Out of My Mind, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2010.
Falls, Kat. Dark Life, Scholastic Press, 2010.
Hegamin, Tonya & Nelson, Marilyn Pemba's Song: a Ghost Story, Scholastic Press, 2008.
Hiaasen, Carl. Scat Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2009.
Logsted, Greg. Alibi Junior High Aladdin, 2009.
Paterson, Katherine. The Day of the Pelican Clarion Books, 2009.
Paulsen, Gary. Woods Runner Wendy Lamb Books, 2010.
Prellar, James. Bystander Feiwel & Friends, 2009.
Sanderson, Brandon, Alcatraz versus the Evil Librarians Scholastic Press, 2007.
Slade, Arthur G. Jolted: Newton Starker's Rules for Survival Wendy Lamb Books, 2009.
Taylor, Greg. Killer Pizza Feiwel & Friends, 2009.
Woodson, Jacqueline. Peace, Locomotion Putnam Juvenile, 2009.
Barrett, Tracy. The 100-year-old Secret Henry Holt, 2008.
Barrows, Annie. The Magic Half Bloomsbury Children's Books 2008.
Buckley, Michael. NERDS: National Espionage, Rescue, and Defense Society Amulet Books 2009.
Clements, Andrew. Extra Credit Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2009.
Draper, Sharon M. Out of My Mind Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2010.
Graff, Lisa. Umbrella Summer Laura Geringer Books, 2009.
Jonell, Lynne. The Secret of Zoom Henry Holt & Co., 2009.
Klise, Kate. Dying to Meet You Harcourt Children's Books, 2009.
LaFevers, R.L. Flight of the Phoenix Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2009.
Lin, Grace. Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2009.
Look, Lenore. Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things Schwartz & Wade, 2008.
Mills, Claudia. How Oliver Olson Changed the World Farrar, Staus & Giroux, 2009.
Pitchford, Dean. Captain Nobody Putnam, 2009.
Thomson, Sarah L. Dragon's Egg Greenwillow Books, 2007.
Yee, Lisa. Bobby vs. Girls (Accidentally) Arthur A. Levine Books, 2009.