This is my first In My Mailbox post! It's a very nice one, too, because I treated myself to a big order at Powell's. I was out of Paperback Swap credits, and, well, it was a holiday thing. =) I can't feel too bad when the median price for a book was $4.00!
Here's what was in the box, in approximate order of copyright (left to right):
I've read a few of these already, but most I've just not gotten around to reading. Even the ones I've read I could stand to read again (Blood and Chocolate, Speak, The Outsiders). Some books I'll be reading for this challenge are not on this list because I already own them.
- The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1938) (not pictured)
- Daly, Maureen. Seventeenth Summer.
- I Capture the Castle - Dody Smith
- A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
- Catcher in the Rye - Salinger
- Fifteen - Cleary
- A Separate Peace - Knowles
- Farmer in the Sky - Heinlein
- Hinton, S.E. The Outsiders. Dell, 1967.
- Lipsyte, Robert. The Contender. Harper, 1967.
- Zindel, Paul. The Pigman. Bantam, 1968.
- My Darling My Hamburger - Zindel
- Mr Mrs Bo Jo Jones - Head
- Lisa Bright and Dark - Neufeld
- Camilla - L'Engle
- Blume, Judy. Forever.
- Cormier, Robert. The Chocolate War. Dell, 1974.
- Kerr, M.E. Dinky Hocker Shoots Smack. Harper & Row, 1972.
- Mohr, Nicholasa. El Bronx Remembered.
- Killing Mr Griffin - Duncan
- Are You In the House Alone - Peck
- Cat Ate My Gymsuit - Danziger
- Block, Francesca Lia. Weetzie Bat. Harper, 1989.
- Cisneros, Sandra. The House on Mango Street.
- Hamilton, Virginia. Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush.
- Fallen Angels - Walter Dean Myers
- Izzy Willy-Nilly - Voigt
- Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson (1999)
The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline B. Cooney (1990)
Blood And Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause (1997)
If You Come Softly by Jacqueline Woodson (1998)
- Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher (1994)
- Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli (2000)
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares (2001)
The First Part Last by Angela Johnson (2003)
Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood by Benjamin Alire Saenz (2004)
- I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak (2005)
- Looking for Alaska by John Green (2005)
I'm really looking forward to these books! I started The Yearling yesterday.
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