Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Top ten crime fiction for youth: 2009

One title from Booklist's 2009 top ten list of crime fiction for youth, as complied by Ian Chipman:
The Crossroads. By Chris Grabenstein. 2008. illus. Random, $16.99 (9780375846977). Gr. 5–8.

This modern ghost story incorporates high-velocity action into a creepy psychological thriller, sending 11-year-old Zack Jennings on a collision course with a haunted intersection and a murderous tree.
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--Marshal Zeringue