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  • Crossover Fiction

    The borderline between adult fiction and fiction for young people is beginning to disappear. The following bibliography lists fiction for the juvenile market that is also of interest to adult readers.

    Almond, David. Kit’s Wilderness. New York: Delacorte, 1999. Curriculum Fiction A452k

    Anderson, M.T. The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: The Pox Party. Cambridge: Candlewick, 2006. Curriculum Fiction A5484p

    Anderson, M.T. Feed. Cambridge: Candlewick, 2002. Curriculum Fiction A5484f

    Block, Francesca Lia. The Rose and the Beast: Fairy Tales Retold. New York: HarperCollins, 2000. Curriculum Fiction B6513r

    Block, Francesca Lia. Weetzie Bat. New York: Harper, 1989. Curriculum Fiction B6513w

    Brooks, Martha. True Confessions of a Heartless Girl. New York: Farrar, 2003. Curriculum Fiction B8734tru

    Chambers, Aidan. Postcards from No Man’s Land. New York: Dutton, 2002. Curriculum Fiction C444po

    Chambers, Aidan. This is All: The Pillow Book of Cordelia Kenn. New York: Amulet Books, 2006. Curriculum Fiction C444t

    Chbosky, Stephen. The Perks of Being a Wallflower. New York: Pocket, 1999. Curriculum Fiction C513p

    Coman, Carolyn. Many Stones. Asheville: Front Street, 2000. Curriculum Fiction C728m

    Donnelly, Jennifer. A Northern Light. San Diego: Harcourt, 2003. Curriculum Fiction D6857n

    Frank, E.R. America: A Novel. New York: Atheneum, 2002. Curriculum Fiction F8282a

    Haddon, Mark. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. New York: Vintage Contemporaries, 2003. Curriculum Fiction H127c2

    Meyer, Stephenie. Twilight. New York: Little, 2006. Curriculum M6134t

    Myers, Walter Dean. Monster. New York: HarperCollins, 1999 Curriculum Fiction M996mon

    Na, An. A Step from Heaven. Asheville: Front Street, 2001. Curriculum Fiction N1115s

    Peck, Richard. A Year Down Yonder. New York: Dial , 2000. Curriculum Fiction P367y

    Pullman, Philip. The Amber Spyglass. New York: Random House, 2000. Curriculum Fiction P982a

    Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. New York: Levine Books, 2000. Curriculum Fiction R883hg (Note: The entire “Harry Potter” series is a good example of crossover fiction).

    Steinhöfel, Andreas. The Center of the World. New York: Delacorte, 2005. Curriculum Fiction S8228c

    Trueman, Terry. Stuck in Neutral. New York: HarperCollins, 2000. Curriculum Fiction T8667s

    Zevin, Gabrielle. Elsewhere. New York: Farrar, 2005. Curriculum Fiction Z631e

    Zusak, Markus. I am the Messenger. New York: Random House, 2005. Curriculum Fiction Z967i

    Zusak, Markus. The Book Thief. New York: Knopf, 2006. Curriculum Fiction Z967b

    Compiled by Carol H. Sibley, Curriculum Librarian, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, Minnesota, 7/09.