Open a book this minute and start reading. Don’t move until you’ve reached page fifty. Until you’ve buried your thoughts in print. Cover yourself with words. Wash yourself away. Dissolve. Carol Shields Republic of Love

Kidlit Discussed H-L

Haddix, Margaret Peterson Running out of Time (1995)
Hamilton, Virginia The House of Dies Drear (Illus. Eros Keith, 1968); The People Could Fly (Illus.  Leo and Diane Dillon, 2004)
Hautzig, Deborah Hey Dollface (1978)
Hicks, Faith Erin Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong (2013)
Holman, Felice Slake’s Limbo (1974)
Hoose, Phillip Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice (2009)
Hopkins, Ellen Crank (2004); Fallout (2010); Glass (2007); Tricks (2009)

Hopkinson, Nalo The Chaos (2012)

Jacques, Brian Redwall (1986)
Jennings, Sharon Home Free (2009)
Jones, Diana Wynne’s Chrestomanci Series
Charmed Life (1977)
Joyce, William The Man in the Moon (2011); Nicholas St. North (2011); E. Aster Bunnymund (2012)

Kacer, Kathy Clara’s War (2001); The Diary of Laura’s Twin (2008); The Night Spies (2003); The Secret of Gabi’s Dresser (1999);
Katz, William Loren Black Indians (2012, 25th anniversary edition)
Kilabuk, Elisha The Qalupalik (2011)
King-Smith, Dick The School Mouse Illus. Cynthia Fisher (1995)
Knisley, Lucy Relish (2013)
Kooser, Ted House Held Up By Trees (2012) Illus. Jon Klassen
Kuijer, Guus The Book of Everything (2004) Trans. John Nieuwenhuizen (2006)

Larson, Hope Mercury (2010)
L’Engle, Madeleine Meet the Austins (1960)
L’Engle, Madeleine Wrinkle in Time (1962)
Leavitt, Martine My Book of Life by Angel (2012)
Levine, Karen Hana’s Suitcase (2002)
Lightfoot, Gordon The Canadian Railway Trilogy (2010) Illus. Ian Wallace
Lindgren, Astrid Pippi Longstocking (1945) Trans. Florence Lamborn Illus. Louis S. Glanzman (1950); Pippi Goes on Board (1957); Pippi in the South Seas (1959); The Brothers Lionheart (1973)
Little, Jean One to Grow On (1969); Stand in the Wind (1975)
Lockhart, E. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks (2008)
Lovelace, Maud Hart Betsy Tacy (1940); Betsy, Tacy and Tib (1941)
Lowry, Lois The Giver (1993); Gathering Blue (2000); The Messenger (2004)
Lunn, Janet The Root Cellar (1981)
Lyons, Mary E. The Poison Place (1997)


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