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Booklist - Best of 2008



Best Book about Freedom and Slavery During the American Revolution

 

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: Vol. II: The Kingdom on the WavesThe Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: Vol. II: The Kingdom on the Waves by M.T. Anderson



 


 

 


Best Fantasy about Overthrowing Corrupt Kings

Graceling

Graceling by Kristin Cashore

 

 

 

 

 

 




Best Dystopian Book about Televised Death Matches

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

 

 

 

 

 

 




 

Best Book about Sticking It to “The Man”

Little Brother

Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

 

 

 

 

 


 




Best Book about Finding Your Inside Beauty

Outside Beauty

Outside Beauty by Cynthia Kadohata

 

 

 

 

 



 



 

Best Conclusion to Three Books of Delayed Gratification

 

Breaking Dawn

Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Book about the Iraq War

 

Sunrise Over Fallujah


Sunrise Over Fallujah by Walter Dean Myers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Book to Creep You Out

 

Bliss


Bliss by Lauren Myracle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Book about How Not to Make a Geek of Yourself Onstage

Punk Rock Etiquette: The Ultimate How-to Guide for DIY, Punk, Indie, and Underground Bands


Punk Rock Etiquette: The Ultimate How-to Guide for DIY, Punk, Indie, and Underground Bands by Travis Nichols

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Book about Bodies Made with Biotechnology

 

The Adoration of Jenna Fox


The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Book about Surviving a Disaster

 

Nation


Nation by Terry Pratchett

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Book about Revenge

The Hand You're Dealt


The Hand You're Dealt by Paul Volponi

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Best Book about Family Curses

 

Impossible


Impossible by Nancy Werlin

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

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