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Picturebooks for Older Readers suggestions for tweens

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BLACK JACK: THE BALLAD OF JACK JOHNSON by Charles R. Smith Jr. and Shane W. Evans, ill., Neal Porter/Roaring Brook, June 2010, 40p., ISBN: 978-1-59643-473-8

BRING ME SOME APPLES AND I'LL MAKE YOU A PIE: A STORY ABOUT EDNA LEWIS by Robbin Gourley, Clarion, 48p., January 2009, ISBN: 978-0-618-15836-2

THE BUFFALO ARE BACK by Jean Craighead George and Wendell Minor, ill. Dutton, May 2010, 32p., ISBN: 978-0525422150

DINOSAUR MOUNTAIN: DIGGING INTO THE JURASSIC AGE by Deborah Kogan Ray, Frances Foster Books/Farrar Straus Giroux, April 2010, 40p., ISBN: 978-0-374-31789-8

DUEL! BURR AND HAMILTON'S DEADLY WAR OF WORDS, by Dennis Brindell Fradin and Larry Day (ill.), Walker, June 2008, 40p., ISBN: 9780802795830

EVERY HUMAN HAS RIGHTS: A PHOTOGRAPHIC DECLARATION FOR KIDS National Geographic, 2009, 48p., ISBN: 978-1-4263-0510-8

HONDA: THE BOY WHO DREAMED OF CARS by Mark Weston, illustrated by Katie Yamasaki, Lee & Low Books, September 2008, 32p., ISBN: 978-1-60060-246-7

I AND I: BOB MARLEY by Tony Medina and Jesse Joshua Watson, Lee & Low, April 2009, 48p., ISBN: 978-1-60060-257-3

IF AMERICA WERE A VILLAGE: A BOOK ABOUT THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES by David J. Smith and Shelagh Armstrong, ill., Kids Can Press, August 2009, 32p., 978-1-55453-344-2

IT'S A BOOK by Lane Smith, Roaring Brook, August 2010, 32p., ISBN: 978-1-59643-606-0JIMI: SOUNDS LIKE A RAINBOW by Gary Golio and Javaka Steptoe, ill., Clarion, October 2010, 32p., ISBN: 978-0-618-85279-6

LOUISA: THE LIFE OF LOUISA MAY ALCOTT by Yena Zeldis McDonough and Bethanne Andersen, Holt, August 2009, 48p., ISBN: 9780805081923

MEADOWLANDS: A WETLANDS SURVIVAL STORY by Thomas F. Yezerski, Farrar Straus Giroux, March 2011, 40p.. ISBN: 978-0-375-34913-4

MIRROR by Jeannie Baker, Candlewick, November 2010, 40p., ISBN: 978-0-7636-4848-0

RIVER OF DREAMS: THE STORY OF THE HUDSON RIVER by Hudson Talbott, Putnam Juvenile, January 2009, 40p., ISBN: 978-0-399-24521-3

A RIVER OF WORDS: THE STORY OF WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Melissa Sweet, Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, July 2008, 32p. ISBN: 978-0-8028-5302-8

SHOW WAY by Jacqueline Woodson, Putnam, September 2005, ISBN: 0-399-23749-6

SIT-IN: HOW FOUR FRIENDS STOOD UP BY SITTING DOWN by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney, ill., Little Brown, February 2010, 40p., ISBN: 978-0-316-07016-4

SONIA SOTOMAYOR: A JUDGE GROWS IN THE BRONX/LA JUEZ QUE CRECIO EN EL BRONX by Jonah Winter and Edel Rodriguez, Atheneum, 2009, 40p., ISBN: 978-1-4424-0303-1STAR OF THE SEA: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A STARFISH by Janet Halfmann and Joan Paley, ill., Christy Ottavian/Henry Holt, May 2011, 32p., ISBN: 978-0-8050-9073-4

THIS CHILD, EVERY CHILD: A BOOK ABOUT THE WORLD'S CHILDREN by David J. Smith and Shelagh Armstrong, ill., Kids Can Press, February 2011, 36p., ISBN: 978-1-55453-466-1  

WHY WAR IS NEVER A GOOD IDEA by Alice Walker, illustrated by Stefano Vitale, September 2007, ISBN: 978-0-06-075386-3

THE WOLVES ARE BACK by Jean Craighead George, illustrated by Wendell Minor, Dutton, April 2008, 32p. ISBN: 0-525-47947-3

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