Read Aloud America Composite Book List
for Years 1999 - 2009

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Title Author
Year on List
Down the Rabbit Hole: An Echo Falls Mystery Abrahams, Peter
2007
Into the Dark Abrahams, Peter
2009
Skellig Almond, David
2003
The Naked Mole-Rat Letters Amato, Mary
2007
Fever 1793 Anderson, Laurie Halse
2002
Speak Anderson, Laurie Halse
2002
Whales on Stilts! Anderson, M.T.
2006
Burger Wuss Anderson, M.T.
2004
Sounder Armstrong, William
1999
People Who Make a Difference Ashabrenner, Brent
1999
Frozen Summer Auch, Mary Jane
2008
Paul Harvey’s "The Rest of the Story" Aurandt, Paul
1999
Midnight Magic Avi
2005
Crispin: the Cross of Lead Avi
2003
Poppy Avi
2000
True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Avi
2000
Strange Happenings Avi
2007
Never Mind! Avi & Rachel Vail
2005
Go Figure! A totally cool book about numbers Ball, Johnny
2007
Chasing Vermeer Balliett, Blue
2005
The Calder Game Balliett, Blue
2009
The Wright 3 Balliett, Blue
2007
Lilies of the Field Barrett, William
2000
Peter and the Starcatchers Barry, Dave and Ridley Pearson
2007
Hope Was Here Bauer, Joan
2002, 2004
The Shakespeare Stealer (Series) Blackwood, Gary
2007
Something Wicked This Way Comes Bradbury, Ray
2000
The Heart of a Chief Bruchac, Joseph
2004
The Winter People Bruchac, Joseph
2007
Jumping the Nail Bunting, Eve
2002
SOS Titanic Bunting, Eve
2002
Keeper of the Doves Byars, Betsy
2006
The Burning Questions of Bingo Brown Byars, Betsy
2008
Chicken Soup for the Soul Canfield, Jack
1999
Pets, Vets and Marty Howard Carris, Joan
2005
Sweetgrass Basket Carvell, Marlene
2009
Year of Impossible Goodbyes Choi, Sook Nyul
2008
When the Tripods Came Christopher, John
2005
Al Capone Does My Shirts Choldenko, Gennifer
2009
Things Not Seen Clements, Andrew
2003
Things Hoped For Clements, Andrew
2008
Thank You, Jackie Robinson Cohen, Barbara
1999
Half-Moon Investigations Colfer, Eoin
2009
Crazy Lady Conly, Jane Leslie
2008
Green Boy Cooper, Susan
2008
Replay Creech, Sharon
2006
Granny Torrelli Makes Soup Creech, Sharon
2005
Heartbeat Creech, Sharon
2005
The Wanderer Creech, Sharon
2002
Walk Two Moons Creech, Sharon
2000
Elijah of Buxton Curtis, Christopher Paul
2009
The Watsons Go to Birmingham, 1963 Curtis, Christopher Paul
2000
Boy Dahl, Roald
1999
The Wonderful World of Henry Sugar Dahl, Roald
1999
Escape to West Berlin Dahlberg, Maurine F.
2006
Play to the Angel Dahlberg, Maurine F.
2006
Bindi Babes Dhami, Narinder
2006
Stones in Water Di Napoli, Donna Jo
2004
The Tiger Rising DiCamillo, Kate
2003
Because of Winn-Dixie DiCamillo, Kate
2002
The Storyteller’s Daughter Dokey, Cameron
2004
Stranger With My Face Duncan, Lois
2000
The City of Ember DuPrau, Jeanne
2005
Half Magic Eager, Edward
2003
The Breadwinner Ellis, Deborah
2005
A Coyote’s in the House Elmore, Leonard
2005
The Sea of Trolls Farmer, Nancy
2005
A Girl Named Disaster Farmer, Nancy
2000
The Land of the Silver Apples Farmer, Nancy
2009
Invisible Allies, Microbes That Shape Our Lives Farrell, Jeanette
2007
The Man in the Ceiling Feiffer, Jules
2005
Last Shot Feinstein, John
2006
Humbug Mountain Fleischman, Sid
2009
Flying Solo Fletcher, Ralph
2009
The Thief Lord Funke, Cornelia
2003
Inkheart Funke, Cornelia
2007
Dragonrider Funke, Cynthia
2008
The Graveyard Book Gaiman, Neil
2009
Always Wear Clean Underwear Gellman, Marc
2000
My Side of the Mountain George, Jean Craighead
2002
Swimming Upstream: Middle School Poems George, Kristine O’Connell
2004
Maggie’s Door Giff, Patricia Reilly
2004
Lord of the Flies Golding, William
1999
Bleachers Grisham, John
2004
Satch & Me Gutman, Dan
2007
Running Out of Time Haddix, Margaret
2000
Among the Hidden Haddix, Margaret Peterson
2003
The Planet of Junior Brown Hamilton, Virginia
2008
Fly by Night Hardinge, Frances
2007
The Hero Project Hatch, Robert and William Hatch
2007
Cowslip Haynes, Betsy
2005
The Grave Heneghan, James
2002
Olive's Ocean Henkes, Kevin
2009
Out of the Dust Hesse, Karen
2000
Hoot Hiaasen, Carl
2003
Flush Hiaasen, Carl
2008
The Outsiders Henkes, Kevin
2009
Jason’s Gold Hobbs, Will
2002
River Thunder Hobbs, Will
2000
Crossing the Wire Hobbs, Will
2008
Time Stops for No Mouse: a Hermux Tantamoq Adventure Hoeye, Michael
2003
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town Holt, Kimberly W.
2000
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town Holt, Kimberly Willis
2008
Shutting Out the Sky: Life in the Tenements of New York, 1800-1924 Hopkinson, Deborah
2005
The Falcon's Malteser Horowitz, Anthony
2007
Raven'sGate Horowitz, Anthony
2008
Everything on a Waffle Horvath, Polly
2003
Journey to the River Sea Ibbotson, Eva
2005
A Poke in the Eye: A Collection of Concrete Poems Janeczko, Paul B.
2004
Find Where the Wind Goes Jemison, Dr. Jae
2006
Any Small Goodness, A Novel of the Barrio Johnston, Tony
2005
The Phantom Tollbooth Juster, Norton
2000
Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam Kadohata, Cynthia
2009
Kira-Kira Kadohata, Cynthia
2005
Weedflower Kadohata, Cynthia
2008, 2009
The Akhenaten Adventure Kerr, P.B.
2009
The Green Glass Sea Klages, Ellen
2009
A Separate Peace Knowles, John
1999
Spy X: Hide and Seek Korman, Gordon
2007
Kids Pick the Funniest Poems Lansky, Bruce
1999
Hattie Big Sky Larson, Kirby
2008
Helen Keller, Rebellious Spirit Lawlor, Laurie
2002
The Farthest Shore Le Guin, Ursula
2002
To Kill a Mockingbird Lee, Harper
1999
Facing the Lion Lekuton, Joseph Lemasolai
2006
Ella Enchanted Levine, Gail Carson
2000
The Two Princesses of Bamarra Levine, Gail Carson
2002
Call of the Wild London, Jack
2000
Rules Lord, Cynthia
2008
Gathering Blue Lowry, Lois
2002
Number the Stars Lowry, Lois
2000
The Giver Lowry, Lois
1999
Hidden Talents Lubar, David
2002
Heat Lupica, Mike
2008
A Corner of the Universe Martin, Ann M.
2003, 2009
Parrot in the Oven Martinez, Victor
2005
A Boy at War: a novel of Pearl Harbor Mazer, Harry
2002
Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor Mazer, Harry
2007
The Pirate’s Son McCaughrean, Geraldine
2006
Dog Friday McKay, Hilary
2004
The Exiles McKay, Hilary
2004
Rio Grande Stories Meyer, Carolyn
2004
Curse of the Blue Tattoo Meyer, L.A.
2006
Bloody Jack Meyer, L.A.
2005
Touching Spirit Bear Mikaelson, Ben
2003
Journey to the Bottomless Pit Mitchell, Elizabeth
2007
Bras and Brooksticks Mlynowski, Sarah
2007
Kensuke’s Kingdom Morpurgo, Michael
2006
Good Old Boy Morris, Willie
1999
The Coast Mappers Morrison, Taylor
2006
Lost in the Barrens Mowat, Farley
2000
An American Plague Murphy, Jim
2004
Night Flying Murphy, Rita
2002
Daughter of Venice Napoli, Donna Jo
2004
The Wind Singer: an adventure Nicholson, William
2002
Beowulf: a New Telling Nye, Robert
2000
Skybreaker Oppel, Kenneth
2007
Born to Fly Osborn, Shane with Malcolm McConnell
2006
Eragon Paolini, Christopher
2004
When My Name Was Keoke Park, Linda Sue
2005
Liddy Paterson, Katherine
2002
Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment Patterson, James
2008, 2009
Shelf Life: Stories by the Book Paulsen, Gary
2004
Brian’s Return Paulsen, Gary
2000
Hatchet Paulsen, Gary
1999
Woodsong Paulsen, Gary
1999
A Year Down Yonder Peck, Richard
2002
A Long Way From Chicago Peck, Richard
2000
A Day No Pigs Would Die Peck, Robert
2000
The Mighty/Max the Mighty Philbrick, Rodman
2006
Protector of the Small Quartet Pierce, Tamora
2006
The Neddiad: How Neddie Took the Train, Went to Hollywood, and Saved Civilization Pinkwater, Daniel
2008
Clockwork: Or All Wound Up Pullman, Philip
2004
Hiding Mr. McMulty Rabe, Berniece
2000
What the Moon Saw Resua, Laura
2009
The Lightning Thief Riordan, Rick
2007
Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters Riordan, Rick
2008
The Titan's Curse Riordan, Rick
2008
The Boy Who Saved Baseball Ritter, John H.
2006
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Rowling, J. K.
2000
Yellow Star Roy, Jennifer
2009
Steven Spielberg: Crazy for the Movies Rubin, Susan Goldman
2004
Beowulf: a New Telling Rumford, James
2008
Becoming Naomi Leon Ryan, Pam Munoz
2006
Esperanza Rising Ryan, Pam Munoz
2003
The Islander Rylant, Cynthia
2004
Small Steps Sachar, Louis
2006
Holes Sachar, Louis
2000
The Catcher in the Rye Salinger, J. D.
1999
Lord of the Deep Salisbury, Graham
2002
The Night of the Howling Dogs Salisbury, Graham
2009
Stranger in the Woods, A Photographic Essay Sams, Carl R. and Stoick, Jean
2004
The Invention of Hugo Cabret Selznick, Brian
2009
Black Beauty Sewell, Anna
1999
Frankenstein Shelley, Mary
1999
Virtual War Skurzynski, Gloria
2003
Finding Buck McHenry Slote, Alfred
2003
Thunder Cave Smith, Roland
2003
The Series of Unfortunate Events (series) Snicket, Lemony
2003
What My Mother Doesn’t Know Sones, Sonia
2004
Stop Pretending: what happened when my big sister went crazy Sones, Sonya
2002
The Sign of the Beaver Speare, Elizabeth George
2000
Call it Courage Sperry, Armstrong
1999
Milkweed Spinelli, Jerry
2004
Stargirl Spinelli, Jerry
2002
There’s a Girl in My Hammerlock Spinelli, Jerry
2000
Maniac Magee Spinelli, Jerry
1999
Of Mice and Men Steinbeck, John
1999
Tiger (Kung-Fu Series) Stone, Jeff
2006
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Taylor, Mildred
1999
Ice Drift Taylor, Theodore
2006
The Cay Taylor, Theodore
1999
The Mudpack and Me Thompson, Joan
2005
Chief Sunrise, John McGraw, and Me Tocher, Timothy
2006
Surviving the Applewhites Tolan, Stephanie S.
2003
Listen Tolan, Stephanie S.
2008
The Lord of the Rings trilogy (recommended for advanced readers) Tolkein, J. R. R.
2002
What a Great Idea! Tomecek, Stephen M.
2006
Read All About It Trelease, Jim
1999
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Twain, Mark
1999
Skinny Melon and Me Ure, Jean
2007
Sammy Keyes (Mystery series) Van Draanen, Wendelin
2003
Heir Apparent Vande Velde, Vivian
2005
So B. It Weeks, Sarah
2006
Belle Prater's Boy White, Ruth
2008
The Sword in the Stone White, T. H.
1999
The Golden Hour Williams, Maiya
2005
Tanglewreck Winterson, Jeannette
2009
Shadow of a Bull Wojciechowska, Maia
2003
Hush Woodson, Jacqueline
2005
Locomotion Woodson, Jacqueline
2007
The Pea Soup Poisonings Wright, Nancy Means
2009
The Star Fisher Yep, Laurence
2000
Mightier Than the Sword: World Folktales for Strong Boys Yolen, Jane
2004
Not One Damsel in Distress: World Folktales for Strong Girls Yolen, Jane
2004
Sword of the Rightful King Yolen, Jane
2008

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