The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah.
Before I Die by Jenny Downham
Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath by Stephanie Hemphill.
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones.
Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy.
Tamar: A Novel of Espionage, Passion, and Betrayal by Mal Peet.
American Shaolin: Flying Kicks, Buddhist Monks, and the Legend of Iron Crotch: An Odyssey in the New China by Matthew Polly.
The Invention of Hugo Cabret: A Novel by Brian Selznick.
The Arrival by Shaun Tan.