Barry Jonsberg : Top Ten Books


Barry Jonsberg‘s My Life as an Alphabet achieves a beautiful balance of pathos and humour. It has been named a Children’s Book Council Awards 2014 Honour Book for Younger Readers. (See the CBCA site for all the winners.)

Here, Barry shares his top ten Middle-Grade / Young Adult novels of all time:

1. Holes – Louis Sachar

2. Just A Dog – Michael Gerard Bauer

3. The Messenger – Markus Zusak

4. The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins

5. Deadly Unna – Phillip Gwynne

6. Mice – Gordon Reece

7. Liar – Justine Larbalestier

8. Happy As Larry – Scot Gardner

9. The Abhorsen trilogy – Garth Nix

10. The Uglies trilogy – Scott Westerfeld

Plus many more…

Looking for a great Children’s or Young Adult book? See other authors’ top ten books lists.


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