2011 Year End Newbooks

Not many releases in December, or maybe just not many that I found! So, in addition to the December releases, I’m going to mention a few books that were late additions to my list. Keep coming back; I’ve already gotten 23 books posted for 2012!


African American Classics: Graphic Classics vol 22  by Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, W.E.B. Du Bois and Jean Toomer; Eureka Productions, Dec 27, 2011   23 stories and poems by America’s earliest black authors, illustrated by contemporary black artists.




RELEASED in 2011, but I missed posting them in the month they actually came out.

Lost and Found by Shaun Tan;Arthur A. Levine, March 1

Dear America: I thought my soul would rise and fly  by Joyce Hansen; 1 July 2011 MG
Aung San Suu Kyi (Champion of Freedom) by Sherry O’Keefe; Morgan Reynolds Pub, Jul 6, 2011 NF

J-Boys: Kazuo’s World, Tokyo, 1965 by Shogo Oketani; Stone Bridge Press, Jul

Funky de ahora en adelante (Especialidades Juveniles) (Spanish Edition) by Funky; Vida, Sep 27, 2011  NF

Burnout Adrienne Maria Vrettos; Simon and Schuster; 19 September
Guantanamo Boy by Anna Perera; Whitman, Albert and Co; September
Gandi: A manga biography  by Kazuki Ebine; Penguin, Sept NF

Point me to tomorrow by Veronica Chambers; Hyperion, 13 September
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances by Lenore Look; Schwartz & Wade, Sept. 13
What you wish for by Book Wish Foundation; 16 Sept
Dragons of Silk (Golden Mountain Chronicles) by Lawrence Yep; 13 Sept, Harper Collins
Dear America: With the might of angels  by Andrea Davis Pinkney; Scholastic, Sept MG
Heart and Soul By Kadir Nelson; Balzer and Bray, Sept NF

Saint Louis Armstrong Beach by Brenda Woods; Nancy Paulsen Books, 1 Sept

My name is not easy  by Debby Dahl Edwardson; Marshall Cavendish, 1 October
Selected Shorts: New American Stories (Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story) by Jhumpa Lahiri, Sherman Alexie, Chimamand Ngozi Adichie and Aleksandar Hemon; Symphony Space, October

There Is No Long Distance Now by Naomi Shihab Nye; Greenwillow, Oct. 11