• Sherlock's Bookshelf
    Sherlock's Bookshelf

    New Favorites in Contemporary Fiction

    The Things A Brother Knows-Dana Reinhardt

    The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight-Jennifer E. Smith

    Tell the Wolves I'm Home-Carol Rifka Brunt

    Pax-Sara Pennypacker

    The Last True Love Story-Brendan Kiely

    Like No Other-Una LaMarche

    A Map of the Known World-Lisa Ann Sandell

    The Sky is Everywhere-Jandy Nelson

    All American Boys-Jason Reynolds



    What Have You Lost-Naomi Shihab Nye

    19 Varieties of Gazelle-Naomi Shihab Nye


    Award Winners

    Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith-Deborah Heiligman

    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime-Mark Haddon

    Reinventing Old Stories...

    Tiger Lily-Jodi Lynn Anderson

    Scarlet-A.C. Gaughan

    Ophelia-Lisa M. Klein



    Hidden Figures-Margot Lee Shetterly

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks-Rebecca Skloot

    I Am Malala-Malala Yousafzai

    Outliers-Malcolm Gladwell


    Children's/Young Adult Classics

    Maniac Magee-Jerry Spinelli
    Anne of Green Gables-L.M. Montgomery
    Tuck Everlasting-Natalie Babbitt
    The Outsiders-S.E. Hinton
    Roll of Thunder-Mildred Taylor
    Cheaper By the Dozen-Frank Gilbreth, Jr.
    Pride and Prejudice-Jane Austen
    Emma-Jane Austen
    Sense and Sensibility-Jane Austen
    The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe-C.S. Lewis
    The Hobbit-J.R. Tolkien
    Death Be Not Proud-John Gunther
    Fahrenheit 451-Ray Bradbury
    Call of the Wild-Jack London
    White Fang-Jack London

    Sherlock Holmes-Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Peter Pan-J. M. Barrie

     Dystopian Fiction

    Life As We Knew It-Susan Beth Pfeffer

    The Other Side of the Island-Allegra Goodman
    Delirium-Lauren Oliver
    Ella Minow Pea-Mark Dunn
    Son-Lois Lowry
    More Unforgettable Favorites
     The Color of Words-Lynn Joseph

    The Killing Sea-Richard Lewis

    Ask Me No Questions-Marina Tamar Budhos

    Hurt Go Happy-Ginny Rorby

    The Fruit Bowl Project-Sarah Durkee

    Things Not Seen-Andrew Clements

    The Wednesday Wars-Gary Schmidt
    Becoming Naomi Leon-Pam Munoz Ryan
    Trouble-Gary Schmidt
    Endangered-Eliot Schrefer

    Sherlock's Picks (Books About Dogs, NOT Cats)

    The Art of Racing in the Rain-Garth Stein

    Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know-Andrea Horowitz

    A Dog's Purpose-Bruce Cameron

    Dog Songs-Mary Oliver

    Where the Red Fern Grows-Wilson Rawls


    Historical Fiction

    Nobody’s Prize-Esther Friesner

    Nobody’s Princess-Esther Friesner

    The Book Thief- Marcus Zusak


    8th Grade Challenge Books