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New Books for Older Children and Young Adults in 2011

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Banjo of Destiny / by Cary Fagan, illustrated by Selçuk Demirel
Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition / by Karen Blumenthal
Charles Dickens and the Street Children of London / by Andrea Warren
Clara Barton: DK Biography / by Stephen Krensky
Close to Famous / by Joan Bauer
Deadly / by Julie Chibbaro
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship that Changed the World / by Penny Colman
Everything I Was / by Corinne Demas
Gangs / by Richard Swift
Ghetto Cowboy / by G. Neri, illustrated by Jesse Joshua Watson
Girls Don't Fly / by Kristen Chandler
High Riders, Saints and Death Cars: A Life Saved by Art / by Nicholas Herrera
How Ella Grew an Electric Guitar: A Girl's First Adventure in Business / by Orly Sade and Ellen Neuborne
I Lost My Mobile at the Mall: Teenager on the Edge of Technological Breakdown / by Wendy Harmer
I'll Be Watching / by Pamela Porter
Jefferson's Sons / by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Life: An Exploded Diagram / by Mal Peet
Love, Inc. / by Yvonne Collins and Sandy Rideout
Lunch-Box Dream / by Tony Abbott
Mousenet / by Prudence Breitrose, illustrated by Stephanie Yue
Mr. Sam: How Sam Walton Built Wal-Mart and Became America's Richest Man / by Karen Blumenthal
Oliver Twist (Campfire Classics) / by Charles Dickens, adapted by Dan Johnson, illustrated by Rajesh Nagulakonda
Putting Makeup on Dead People / by Jen Violi
Raggin' Jazzin' Rockin': A History of American Musical Instrument Makers / by Susan VanHecke
Secrets of Tamarind / by Nadia Aguiar
Starfields / by Carolyn Marsden
Striker Jones:Elementary Economics for Elementary Detectives / by Maggie M. Larche
The Trouble with Half a Moon / by Danette Vigilante
The Underdogs / by Mike Lupika
Tink / by Bodil Bredsdorff
What Can(t) Wait / by Ashley hope Pérez