New Books: January, 2012

I hope you’ve resolved to diversify your reading in 2012! Me? I’m just resolving to read more! And, to get my best of 2011 post up! Lists are so very hard to make! Even this one that listst all the new MG and YA books I’ve found for 2012. I know I’ve missed some, so please put them in the comments for me. Thanks!

You can find more upcoming books on my 2012 Booklist.

  1. Living Violet by Jaime Reed; Dafina, 1 Jan
  2. Irises  by Francisco X. Stork; Authur A. Levine; Jan 2012
  3. Dumpling Days by Grace Lin; Little Brown Books for Young Readers; 2 Jan
  4. Black Indians a hidden heritage  by William Loren Katz; Atheneum Books for Young Readers,  3 January  NF
  5. Stars in the Shadows by Charles R. Smith; Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 3 Jan
  6. The mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis; Wendy A. Lamb Books, January MG
  7. Superman vs. the Ku Klux Klan: The story of how the iconic superhero battle the men of hate  by Rick Bowers; National Geographic Books for Children, 10 Jan MG/NF
  8. Stolen into slavery: The true store of Solomon Northup, Free Black Man by Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Frandin; National Geographic Books for Children; 10 Jan
  9. The whole story of half a girl by Veera Hirandandani; Delacorte Books for Young Readers; 2012
  10. The Flava Girls vs. the Principal by Kelly Kenyatta; William H. Kelly Publishing; 12 Jan
  11. Lovetorn by Kavita Daswani; HarperTeen; 17 Jan
  12. Marching to the mountaintop  by Ann Bausum; National Geographic Press, January NF
  13. Facts of life: stories by Gary Soto; Graphia, January
  14. Going the distance (Alec London series) by Stephanie Perry Moore and Derrick Moore; Lift Every Voice, January MG
  15. The Book of Wonders by Jasmine Richards; HarperCollins, 17 Jan
  16. Mesmerize  by Artist Arthur; Kimani Tru, January
  17. No Crystal Stair by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson; Carolrhoda Books; 31 Jan

8 thoughts on “New Books: January, 2012

  1. Thanks for the list! The titles alone are enticing. It’s hard to believe how many books come out each month, so lists help give us an idea where to start reading.


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