Five-Star Reads: 2011 Edition

There are a lot of “Top Ten of 2011” lists floating around the blogosphere right about now, but I can’t narrow it down to just 10. Instead, I give you the books I gave a 5-Star rating over the course of the year:

Books for Kids

The Summer Before Boys Close to Famous No Passengers Beyond This Point Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart Wolf Storm True . . . Sort of Junonia Small as an Elephant Invisible Inkling Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way) Sugar and Ice Ghetto Cowboy Sparrow Road Words in the Dust Wonderstruck The Great Wall Of Lucy Wu City of Lies (The Keepers, #2) Nerd Camp Small Acts of Amazing Courage

Books for Teens

I am J Chime Hurricane Dancers Hidden Like Mandarin Jumpstart the World This Girl Is Different The False PrincessWhat Can't Wait Rival

Books for Grown-Ups

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

2 Replies to “Five-Star Reads: 2011 Edition”

  1. Great idea to not limit yourself to numbers, but list the best you have read instead! And even better for me, since I’ve only read one of these (The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks), this gives me a whole new set of books to explore. Happy Reading in 2012!

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