The Printable List: What NPR's Backseat Book Club Has Read So Far

Jun 13, 2013
Originally published on December 4, 2013 4:22 pm

Ever since we launched NPR's Backseat Book Club in 2011, our young listeners have been busy reading — classics like The Wizard of Oz, Black Beauty and The Phantom Tollbooth, and newer tales, like Diary of a Wimpy Kid and The Graveyard Book. If you know a kid age 9-14 who's looking for a great read, look no further: Here are all the books we've read so far.

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Matilda, by Roald Dahl, paperback, 232 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $6.99

Plunked, by Michael Northrop, hardcover, 247 pages, Scholastic, list price: $16.99

Wonder, by R.J. Palacio, paperback, 320 pages, Gardners Books, list price: $11.80

Dork Diaries: Tales From A Not-So-Fabulous Life, by Rachel Renee Russell, School And Library, 282 pages, Simon & Schuster, list price: $13.99

Glory Be, by Augusta Scattergood, hardcover, 202 pages, Scholastic, list price: $16.99

The One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate, hardcover, 305 pages, Harpercollins Childrens Books, list price: $16.99

Lunch Lady #1: Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute, by Jerrett J. Krosoczka, paperback, 96 pages, Knopf Books for Young Readers, list price $6.99

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum, hardcover, 267 pages, Harpercollins Childrens Books, list price $27.99

Okay for Now, by Gary D. Schmidt, paperback, 360 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, list price $6.99

The Red Pyramid, by Rick Riordan, paperback, 516 pages, Hyperion Book CH, list price $9.99

Black Beauty, by Anna Sewell, paperback, 203 pages, Penguin Classics, list price $16

Diary of a Wimpy Kid, by Jeff Kinney, hardcover, 217 pages, Amulet Books, list price $13.95

Heart of a Samurai: Based on the True Story of Manjiro Nakahama, by Margi Preus, paperback, 301 pages, Amulet Books, list price $7.95

Seedfolks, by Paul Fleischman, paperback, 69 pages, HarperTrophy, list price $5.99

The Mysterious Benedict Society, by Trenton Lee Stewart and Carson Ellis, paperback, 485 pages, Little Brown Books for Young Readers, list price $6.99

The Hundred Dresses, by Eleanor Estes and Louis Slobodkin, paperback, 80 pages, Sandpiper, list price $7

Shooting Kabul, by N. H. Senzai, paperback, 273 pages, Simon & Schuster, list price $6.99

The Watsons Go to Birmingham — 1963, by Christopher Paul Curtis, paperback, 210 pages, Yearling, list price $4.99

Breadcrumbs, by Anne Ursu, hardcover, 312 pages, Walden Pond Press, list price $16.99

The Phantom Tollbooth, by Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer, paperback, 256 pages, Bullseye Books, list price $6.50

The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean, paperback, 336 pages, Harpercollins Childrens Books, list price $7.99

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