Recommended Reading


Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan
The 39 Clues by Various Authors
The Guardians of Ga’Hoole by Kathryn Lasky
Warriors by Erin Hunter
The All Star Sports Story Series by Fred Bowen
Bone by Jeff Smith


Money Hungry by Sharon Flake
Coraline by Neil Gaiman
The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Patterson
Holes by Louis Sachar
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
Yolanda's Genius by Carol Fenner
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll


Mythology by Edith Hamilton
D’Aulaire’s Book of Greek Mythology by Ingri and Edgar D’Aulaire
The World’s Most Exotic Cars by John Martin
How to Draw Fast Cars, Monster Trucks and Fighter Jets by Rob Cort
How to Draw Pokemon by Tracey West
Dude!: Stories and Stuff For Boys edited by Sandy Asher and David L. Harrison
Technically, It’s Not My Fault: Concrete Poems by John Grandits

Everybody Books

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi and Ron Barrett
Madeline’s Rescue by Ludwig Bemelmans
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin
Esio Trot by Roald Dahl
Strega Nona: An Old Tale by Tomi De Paola
Olivia by Ian Falconer
Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos
Make Way For Ducklings by Robert McCloskey

2020-2021 Black-Eyed Susan Nominees

Ansari, Rebecca K. S. - The Missing Piece of Charlie O' Reilly
Cartaya, Pablo - Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish
Dee, Barbara - Maybe He Just Likes You
Fletcher, Susan - Journey of the Pale Bear
Gemeinhart, Dan - The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise
Gibbs, Stuart - Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation
Gratz, Alan – Allies
Jacobson, Jennifer Richard - The Dollar Kids
Lackey, Lindsay - All the Impossible Things
Levy, Dana Alison - It Wasn't Me

Garcia, Kami - Teen Titans: Raven
Greentea, Vera - Grimoire Noir
Ha, Robin - Almost American Girl
Locatelli-Kournwsky, Loic – Persephone
Maclear, Kyo – Operatic
Palacio, R. J. - White Bird
Revoy, Antoine – Animus
Shirahama, Kamome - Witch Hat Atelier Vol. 1
Vaughn, Sarah - Sleepless: Vol. 1
Walker, Suzanne - Mooncakes