aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

Yeah, IndieNext (formerly Booksense) fall children’s picks announced

The list includes:

Fall Children's Indie Next List
1. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean (illus.)
2. Masterpiece by Elise Broach [Full disclosure: we share an editor]
3. Hate That Cat: A Novel, by Sharon Creech
4. Impossible by Nancy Werlin
5. Sucks to Be Me: The All-True Confessions of Mina Hamilton, Teen Vampire (Maybe) by Kimberly Pauley
6. Bats at the Library by Brian Lies
7. Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival by Kirby Larson, Mary Nethery, Jean Cassels (illus.) [Full disclosure: I think Kirby and I kind of share an agent, because I’m pretty sure the agency who negotiated the Lis Wiehl deal also reps her.]
8. Madam President by Lane Smith
9. The 39 Clues: The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan [Full disclosure: I knew him when!]
10. My One Hundred Adventures by Polly Horvath

and the “Teen” list includes:
Chalice by Robin McKinley
The Debs by Susan McBride [Susan and I know each other through the adult mystery world]
Elf Realm: The Low Road by Daniel Kirk
Forever Changes by Brendan Halpin
Ghostgirl by Tonya Hurley [Have you seen the covers on these - someone spent some money!)
Looks by Madeleine George
Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit by Nahoko Uehashi, Cathy Hirano (translator)
Out of the Pocket by Bill Konigsberg
The Possibilities of Sainthood by Donna Freitas
Sovay by Celia Rees
What They Always Tell Us by Martin Wilson
The Year We Disappeared: A Father-Daughter Memoir by Cylin Busby, John Busby, John Ross [Cylin blogs on LJ]

Read more here.

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