Top 10 Children’s & YA Books : Gabrielle Wang

This week, author Gabrielle Wang (The Wishbird, CBCA notable book 2014) contributes to the growing resource of kids’ / Young Adult book recommendations on this site.

Gabrielle’s list is full of engaging reads with layers of meaning and authentic storytelling. I love the Hoban, Dahl, Hartnett, Tan, Crowley and Alexie suggestions and I’m going to track down the others. Hope you can, too:

The Museum of Mary Child – Cassandra Golds

The Underneath – Kathi Appelt

The Mouse and his Child – Russell Hoban

The Best of Roald Dahl

Abyssinia – Ursula Dubosarksy

A Little Wanting Song – Cath Crowley (Graffitti Moon but the US ed, I didn’t have the Aus edition)

Of A Boy – Sonya Hartnett

The Arrival – Shaun Tan

The Absolutely True Story of a Part Time Indian – Sherman Alexie

Stardust – Neil Gaiman


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