01 June 2008

Book list - May 08

Halsey's Typhoon - WW II, by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin
Dicey's Song - children's, by Cynthia Voigt (Newbery Medal, 1983)
Nim's Island - children's, by Wendy Orr
Mysteries of the Middle Ages - mediaeval history, by Thomas Cahill
Come a Stranger - children's, by Cynthia Voigt
Rascal - children's, by Sterling North *
The Gifts of the Jews - ancient history, by Thomas Cahill
Quest Crosstime - SF, by Andre Norton *
The Fledgling - children's, by Jane Langton
The Few - WW II, by Alex Kershaw
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea - ancient history, by Thomas Cahill
A Guinea Pig's History of Biology - science, by Jim Endersby
Seventeen Against the Dealer - YA, by Cynthia Voigt
The Sinking of the Lancastria - WW II, by Jonathan Fenby
Among the Enemy - YA, by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Louisiana's Song - children's, by Kerry Madden
Among the Free - YA, by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Jessie's Mountain - children's, by Kerry Madden
Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters - science, by Donald R Prothero

19 books this month; asterisks mark the two rereads. To reach my goal of 208 books this year I need to average 17.33 per month, so I'm now (112 books, plus a novella) a month and a half ahead of track (87).

The one Newbery Medal winner brings my total thus far up to 49 of 87.

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