Monday, November 07, 2011

2012 Books by Austinites [updated]

Updated 17 November 2011.Updated 27 January 2012. Updated 6 March 2012. Updated September 17, 2012.

The Austin children's writing community will be having another good showing for 2012.  Here are some of the highlights (and go here for my updated Austinites' Books 2011 post):   

Picture Books
IT JES' HAPPENED: WHEN BILL TRAYLOR STARTED TO DRAW, by Don Tate, ill. by R. Gregory Christie (Lee & Low, Spring 2012).

I LIKE OLD CLOTHES, by Mary Ann Hoberman, ill. by Patrice Barton (Knopf, August 2012).
JUST AS GOOD: HOW LARRY DOBY CHANGED AMERICA'S GAME, by Chris Crowe, ill. by Mike Benny (Candlewick 2012).
THINK BIG, by Liz Garton Scanlon, ill. by Vanessa Newton (Bloomsbury, June 2012).
 A PIRATE'S 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS, by Philip Yates, ill. by Sebastian Serra (Sterling, October 2012).

HOPE'S GIFT, by Kelly Starling, ill. by Don Tate (Putnam 2012).

Middle Grade/Tween

CHRONAL ENGINE, by Greg Leitich Smith, ill. by Blake Henry (Clarion/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012).

WE'VE GOT A JOB: THE 1963 BIRMINGHAM CHILDREN'S MARCH, by Cynthia Levinson (Peachtree, February 1, 2012).
RETURN TO THE WILLOWS, by Jacqueline Kelly, ill. by Clint G. Young (Henry Holt, November 2012).
LAUGH WITH THE MOON, by Shana Burg (Delacorte 2012).
D IS FOR DRAMA, by Jo Whittemore (Aladdin MIX, August 2012).
JACOB WONDERBAR FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSE, by Nathan Bransford, ill. by C.S. Jennings (Dial 2012).

SUMMER AND BIRD, by Katherine Catmull (Dutton, October 2013).

Young Adult

DIABOLICAL, by Cynthia Leitich Smith (Candlewick, January 2012).
DEAR TEEN ME, ed. by Miranda Kenneally and E. Kristin Anderson (Zest Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012).
SOUL BOUND (BLOOD COVEN VAMPIRES #7), by Mari Mancusi (Berkley Trade, March 2012).

BLOOD FOREVER (BLOOD COVEN VAMPIRES #8), by Mari Mancusi (Berkley Trade, September 2012).


"Mooning over Broken Stars," by Cynthia Leitich Smith, in GIRL MEETS BOY, ed. by Kelly Milner Halls (Chronicle, January 2012).


Jen Bigheart said...

Great post!


Cynthia Levinson said...

Thank you, Greg, for featuring my book!

Nikki said...

What fabulous company! I can't wait to read yours - and Jo's, and Mari's... whew! glad I'm a fast reader!
Thanks for posting, Greg.

patrice barton said...

Thank you for the shout out, Greg!

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