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New Books for Older Children and Young Adults in 2010

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90 Miles to Havana / by Enrique Flores-Galbis
A Long Walk to Water / by Linda Sue Park
Alchemy and Meggy Swann / by Karen Cushman
Bamboo People / by Mitali Perkins
Barack Obama / by Stephen Krensky
Between Sisters / by Adwoa Badoe
Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters / by Natalie Standiford
Crosswire / by Dotti Enderle
Daniel at the Siege of Boston 1776 (Boys of Wartime) / by Laurie Calkhoven
Daughter of Winter / by Pat Lowery Collins
Dodger for Sale / by Jordan Sonnenblick
Ellie Ever, by Nancy Ruth Patterson, illustrated by Patty Weise
Epitaph Road / by David Patneaude
Finding Family / by Tonya Bolden
Finding My Place / by Traci L. Jones
Five Flavors of Dumb / by Antony John
Fort Mose / by Glennette Tilley Turner
Frederick Douglass: A Noble Life / by David A. Adler
Free? Stories About Human Rights / edited by Amnesty International
Gaff / by Shan Correa
Girls Gone Green / by Lynn Hirshfield
Good Fortune / by Noni Carter
Grounded / by Kate Klise
Growing Money: A Complete Investing Guide for Kids / by Gail Karlitz
Harriet Tubman / by Kem Knapp Sawyer
Heart of a Samurai / by Margi Preus
Home is With Our Family / by Joyce Hansen, illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Hurricane Mia: A Caribbean Adventure / by Donna Marie Seim, illustrated by Susan Spellman
Invisible Girl / by Mary Hanlon Stone
Lawn Boy Returns/ by Gary Paulsen
Little Shop of Hamsters / by R.L. Stine
Look Now: The World in Facts, Stats, and Graphics / by J. Fullman, I. Graham, S. Regan, and I. Thomas
My Havana: Memories of a Cuban Boyhood / by Rosemary Wells, with Secundino Fernandez, ill. Peter Ferguson
No and Me / by Delphine de Vigan
Nomansland / by Lesley Hauge
Noodle Pie / by Ruth Starke
Nora and the Texas Terror / by Judy Cox, illustrated by Amanda Haley
Not Your Parents Money Book: Making, Saving, and Spending Your Own Money / by Jean Chatsky
On the Blue Comet, by Rosemary Wells, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
Paper Daughter / by Jeanette Ingold
Payback Time / by Carl Deuker
Restoring Harmony / by Joƫlle Anthony
Samirah's Ride: The Story of an Arabian Filly / by Annie Wedekind
Saraswati's Way / by Monika Schroder
Scumble / by Ingrid Law
Secret of the Satilfa / by Ted M. Dunagan
Selling Hope / by Kristin O'Donnell Tubb
Sellout / by Ebony Joy Wilkins
She Thief / by Daniel Finn
She's So Dead to Us / by Kieran Scott
Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City / by David Weitzman
Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science / by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos
Tell Us We're Home / by Marina Budhos
The Agency 1: A Spy in the House / by Y.S. Lee
The Agency 2: The Body at the Tower / by Y.S. Lee
The Cowgirl Way: Hats Off to America's Women of the West / by Holly George-Warren
The Education of Bet / by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
The Everlasting Now / by Sara Harrell Banks
The Fizzy Whiz Kid / by Maiya Williams
The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie / by Tanya Lee Stone
The Limit / by Kristen Landon
The Most Brilliant Boldly Going Book of Exploration Ever, by P. Chrisp, ill. L. Swerling & R. Lazar
The Not-So-Great Depression / by Amy Goldman Koss
The PS Brothers / by Maribeth Boelts
The Sweetness of Salt / by Cecilia Galante
The Talent Show / by Dan Gutman
The Wager / by Donna Jo Napoli
The Wake of the Lorelei Lee / by L.A. Meyer
The Wild Man / by Mark Barratt
The Year Money Grew on Trees / by Aaron R. Hawkins
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer / by John Grisham
Threads and Flames / by Esther Freisner
Twenty Gold Falcons / by Amy Gordon
When Molly Was a Harvey Girl / by Frances M. Wood
Worldshaker / by Richard Harland
Year of the Tiger / by Alison Lloyd
Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty / by G. Neri, illustrated by Randy DuBurke
Zora and Me / by Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon