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YALSA 2013 Summer Reading Task Force Committee

In: Task Forces, Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), Young Adult Literature
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Online Doc Beneath the Surface Materials List

by Betsy Fraser on Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 10:41 am

Books

                Fiction

Aguirre, Anne. Enclave. Feiwel & Friends, 2011.

Bodeen, S.A. The Compound. Feiwel and Friends, 2008. (Dad builds underground compound)

Carter, Ally. Heist Society. Hyperion Books for Children. Titles include: I'd Tell You I Love You, But then I'd Have to Kill You; Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy; Heist Society; Only the Good Spy Young; Uncommon Criminals: a Heist society novel; Out of Sight, out of time).

Books

                Fiction

Aguirre, Anne. Enclave. Feiwel & Friends, 2011.

Bodeen, S.A. The Compound. Feiwel and Friends, 2008. (Dad builds underground compound)

Carter, Ally. Heist Society. Hyperion Books for Children. Titles include: I'd Tell You I Love You, But then I'd Have to Kill You; Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy; Heist Society; Only the Good Spy Young; Uncommon Criminals: a Heist society novel; Out of Sight, out of time).

Collins, Suzanne. Gregor the Overlander. Underland Chronicles. Scholastic Press, 2003.

DuPrau, Jeanne. City of Ember. Random House, 2003.

Ferguson, Alane. The Christopher Killer. (Camryn Mahoney mysteries.) Sleuth/Viking, 2006.

Gordon, Roderick. Spiral. (Tunnels.) Scholastic, 2012 (previously Chicken House.)

Hiaasen, Karl. Hoot. Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. (underground digging owls)

 Kibuishi, Kazu. Amulet, bk. 01: the Stonekeeper. New York ; Toronto : Graphix/Scholastic, c2008.

Meloy, Colin. Under Wildwood. Balzer and Bray, 2012.

Sachar, Louis. Holes. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.

 Stead, Rebecca. First Light. Wendy Lamb Books, 2007.


                 Nonfiction

Bahn, Paul. Written in Bones: How Human Remains Unlock the Secrets of the Dead. Firefly Books, 2012.

Deem, James M. Bodies from the Ash: Life and Death in Ancient Pompeii. Houghton Mifflin, 2005.

Goldenberg, Linda. Little People and a Lost World: an Anthropological Mystery. Twenty-First Century Books, 2007.

Sloan, Christopher. Bury the Dead: Tombs, Corpses, Mummies, Skeletons & Rituals. National Geographic Society, 2002.

Halls, Kelly Milner and Rick Spears. Dinosaur Mummies: Beyond Bare-Bone Fossils. Darby Creek Pub., 2003.

Dingus, Lowell, Luis M. Chiappe, and Rodolfo A. Coria. Dinosaur Eggs Uncovered!: Unscrambling the
Clues.
Twenty-First Century Books, 2007.

Symes, R.F. Crystal & Gem: discover the many uses of crystals -- from spectacular jewelry to technological tools. Eyewitness Books. DK Pub, 2007. 

Mallory, Kenneth. Diving to a Deep-Sea Volcano. Houghton Mifflin, 2006.
 

-Espionage themed titles

Bowers, Vivian. Crime Scene: How investigators use science to track down the bad guys. Maple Tree Press, 2006.

Bursztynski, Sue. This Book is Being Bugged. It's True Annick Press, 2007.

Gilbert, Adrian. Spy Files. Firefly, 2009.

Holdcroft, Tina. Spy, Spy Again: True Tales of Failed Espionage. Annick Press, 2009.

Janeczko, Paul. The Dark Game: true spy stories Candlewick Press, 2010

Owen, David. Hidden Evidence. Firefly Books.

 

Movies

C.H.U.D.

Holes

House of Dies Drear

Journey to the Center of the Earth (both old and new)

King Solomon's Mines
Metropolis

The Mummy
Time Machine

Tremors

More...

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