Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Top 10 crime fiction for youth: 2009

One title from Booklist's 2009 top ten list of crime fiction for youth, as complied by Ian Chipman:
Masterpiece. By Elise Broach. Illus. by Kelly Murphy. 2008. Holt, $16.95 (9780805082708). Gr. 3–6.

The involving world of art history and the miniature world of arthropods meet in this story of two fast friends, a boy and a beetle, who get caught up in a plot to heist a Dürer masterpiece from the Metropolitan Museum.
Read about all ten titles.

--Marshal Zeringue