Boyne, J. (2006).
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. New York: David
Draper, S. (2006).
Copper Sun. New York:
Holm, J. L. (2006).
Penny From Heaven. New
York: Random House.
Lee-Tai, A. (2006).
A Place where Sunflowers Grow.
Illustrated by Felicia Hoshino.
San Francisco, CA: Children's
Book Press. (pb)
McCutcheon, J. (2006).
Christmas in the Trenches.
Illustrated by Henri Sorensen.
Atlanta, GA: Peachtree.
Raven, M. T. (2006).
Night Boat to Freedom.
Illustrated by E. B. Lewis. New York:
Melanie Kroupa. (pb)
Tingle, T. (2006).
Crossing Bok Chitto: A Choctaw Tale of Friendship and Freedom.
Illustrated by Jeanne Rorex
Bridges. El Paso, TX: Cinco Puntos Press. (pb)
Winthrop, E. (2006).
Counting on Grace. New
York: Wendy Lamb.
Weatherford, C. (2006).
Dear Mr. Rosenwald. Illustrated
by Gregory R. Christie. New
York: Scholastic. (pb)
Weatherford, C. B. (2006).
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to
Illustrated by Kadir Nelson. New York: Jump at the Sun. (pb)
Zusak, M. (2006).
The Book Thief. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
Freedman, R. (2006).
Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery
New York: Holiday House.
Goldman, S. R. with Ela Weissberger. (2006).
Cat with the Yellow Star: Coming of Age
Terezin. New York: Holiday House.
Hopkinson, D. (2006).
Up Before Daybreak: Cotton and People in
Shoveller, H. (2006).
Ryan and Jimmy and the Well in Africa That
NY: Kids Can Press. (pb)
Zalben, J. B. (2006).
Paths to Peace. New York:
Greenfield, E. (2006).
When the Horses Ride By.
Illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist.
New York: Lee & Low (pb)
Myers, W. D. (2006).
Jazz. Illustrated by
Christopher Myers. New York: Holiday
Diakite, P. (2006).
I Lost My Tooth in Africa.
Illustrated by Bab Wague Diakite. New
Hobb, W. (2006).
Crossing the Wire. New York: HarperCollins.
Kessler, C. (2006).
Best Beekeeper of Lalibela: A Tale from
Africa. Illustrated by
Leonard Jenkins. New
York: Holiday House. (pb)
Kroll, V. (2006).
Selvakumar Knew Better. Illustrated by Xiaojun.
McCormick, P. (2006).
New York: Hyperion.
Campoy, F. I., & Ada, A. F. (2006).
Tales Our Abuelitas Told: A Hispanic Folktale
Collection. Illustrated by Felipe Davalos, Viva
Escriva, Susan Guevara, Leyla
Torres. New York: Atheneum.
McKissack, P. (2006).
Porch Lies: Tales of Slicksters, Tricksters,
and Other Wily
Characters. Illustrated by Andre Carrilho. New
York: Schwartz & Wade.
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