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Titles on Reading List 'Outstanding International Books, 2009: World Class'

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Below are the titles on United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY)'s "Outstanding International Books, 2009: World Class". If you wish to see the curricular areas, genres, Lexile® and qualitative measures, along with the collection of ready-to-use instructional materials, go online to TeachingBooks at: https://www.teachingbooks.net/tb.cgi?lid=1876&a=1


Titles on 'Outstanding International Books, 2009: World Class'

The Graveyard Book image
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean

Lexile: 820

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One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference image
One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference by Katie Smith Milway and Eugenie Fernandes

Lexile: 650

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The Knife of Never Letting Go image
The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

Lexile: 860

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Nation image
Nation by Terry Pratchett

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Lexile: 790

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My Dad's a Birdman image
My Dad's a Birdman by David Almond and Polly Dunbar

Lexile: 420

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Ways to Live Forever image
Ways to Live Forever by Sally Nicholls

Lexile: 580

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Little Beauty image
Little Beauty by Anthony Browne

Lexile: 430

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The London Eye Mystery image
The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd

Lexile: 640

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Dragoneye Reborn image
Dragoneye Reborn by Alison Goodman

Lexile: 750

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Here Lies Arthur image
Here Lies Arthur by Philip Reeve

Lexile: 890

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How to Heal a Broken Wing image
How to Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham

Lexile: Unknown

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Ottoline and the Yellow Cat image
Ottoline and the Yellow Cat by Chris Riddell

Lexile: 760

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Newes from the Dead image
Newes from the Dead by Mary Hooper

Lexile: 1110

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The Swan Kingdom image
The Swan Kingdom by Zoe Marriott

Lexile: 910

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The Shepherd's Granddaughter image
The Shepherd's Granddaughter by Anne Laurel Carter

Lexile: 600

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We Are All Born Free: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Pictures image
We Are All Born Free: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Pictures by John Burningham, Niki Daly, and Korky Paul

Lexile: Unknown

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Shin-chi's Canoe image
Shin-chi's Canoe by Nicola I. Campbell and Kim LaFave

Lexile: 810

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The Donkey of Gallipoli: A True Story of Courage in World War I image
The Donkey of Gallipoli: A True Story of Courage in World War I by Mark Greenwood and Frane Lessac

Lexile: Unknown

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Bog Child image
Bog Child by Siobhan Dowd

Lexile: 530

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Traction Man Meets Turbodog image
Traction Man Meets Turbodog by Mini Grey

Lexile: 540

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Forever Rose image
Forever Rose by Hilary McKay

Lexile: 810

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Would You? image
Would You? by Marthe Jocelyn

Lexile: 640

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Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit image
Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit by Nahoko Uehashi and Yuko Shimizu

Lexile: 840

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Garmann's Summer image
Garmann's Summer by Stian Hole

Lexile: 630

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The Dragonfly Pool image
The Dragonfly Pool by Eva Ibbotson and Kevin Hawkes

Lexile: 960

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Daughter of War image
Daughter of War by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

Lexile: Unknown

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The Great Snake: Stories from the Amazon image
The Great Snake: Stories from the Amazon by Sean Taylor and Fernando Vilela

Lexile: Unknown

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Tiger Moon image
Tiger Moon by Antonia Michaelis

Lexile: 820

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The Landing image
The Landing by John Ibbitson

Lexile: 1020

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In the Town All Year 'Round image
In the Town All Year 'Round by Rotraut Susanne Berner

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A Fistful of Pearls: And Other Tales from Iraq image
A Fistful of Pearls: And Other Tales from Iraq by Elizabeth Laird and Shelley Fowles

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Rex Zero, King of Nothing image
Rex Zero, King of Nothing by Tim Wynne-Jones

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Crossing to Paradise image
Crossing to Paradise by Kevin Crossley-Holland

Lexile: 640

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Who Made This Cake? image
Who Made This Cake? by Chihiro Nakagawa and Junji Koyose

Lexile: Unknown

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My Two Grannies image
My Two Grannies by Floella Benjamin and Margaret Chamberlain

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The Girl Who Saw Lions image
The Girl Who Saw Lions by Berlie Doherty

Lexile: 790

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Elephants Never Forget image
Elephants Never Forget by Anushka Ravishankar and Christiane Pieper

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Dog Lost image
Dog Lost by Ingrid Lee

Lexile: 570

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I Feel a Foot! image
I Feel a Foot! by Maranke Rinck and Martijn Van Der Linden

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Minji's Salon image
Minji's Salon by Eun-Hee Chovng

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