INTERNATIONAL LIST OF FICTION A-FFOR STUDENTS, 12-16 YEARS
Organized alphabetically by countryCompiled by Elizabeth Greef and othersWith thanks to many members of the following listservs who contributed:OZTL_NET, SLM_NET, LM_NET and IASL-LINK in 2004
CODES:G = Girls B = Boys O = Older readers Y = Younger readersPlease check titles carefully for suitability for students.
If a country is missing from this list, please contact the webmaster at iaslidsig[at]gmx.com.Please note that Pacific islands are listed under Pacific islands and islands of the Caribbean under Caribbean islands
AFGHANISTAN

ALBANIA

ALGERIA

ANDORRA

ANGOLA

ARGENTINA

ARMENIA

AUSTRALIA

Bowles, Colin
Carmody, Isobel
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Caswell, Brian
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Crew, Gary
Douglass, Sara
Flanagan, John
Earls, Nick
Flynn, Pat
French, Jackie
Fussell, Sandy
Gleitzman, Morris
Griffiths, Andy
Gwynne, Phillip
Jennings, Paul
Hearn, Lian
Heath, Jack
Jinks, Catherine
Marchetta, Melina
Marillier, Juliet
Marsden, John
Metzenthen, David
Moloney, James

Monk. Scott
Nix, Garth

Parks, Ruth
Pulman, Felicity
Reilly, Matthew

Rodda, Emily
Silvey, Craig
Zusak, Marcus


Nights in the sun
Obernewtyn Chronicles series;
Darksong; Darkfall [G; O]
Merryll of the stones; Cage of butterflies
Double exposure [G;B;O]
Strange objects; Angel’s gate
The Axis trilogy [G; B; O]
Ranger's apprentice series
Any title
Alex Jackson series [B; O]
Any title
Samurai kids series
Then; Once; Now; Two weeks with the queen;
Just… series [B; Y]
Deadly unna?
Any title [B; Y]
Tales of the Otori series [B; G; O]
Six of hearts series
Pagan series; Evil genius series
Looking for Alibrandi; Saving Francesca [B; G; O]
Daughter of the forest [G; O]
The War series (Tomorrow when the war began)
Boys of blood and bone; Mandragora; Johnny Hart’s heroes
The bridge to Wiseman’s Cove;
Touch me [B; G; O]
Raw [B; G; O]
Keys to the kingdom series;
Lirael; Sabriel; Abhorsen
Playing Beatie Bow
Jenna Chronicles series
Contest; Hell Island; Six sacred stones; Hover car racer
Five ancient warriors; Ice Station; Temple; Area 7 [B; G; O]
Deltora Quest series
Jasper Jones
The book thief; The messenger [B; G; O]
AUSTRIA

AZERBAIJAN

BAHRAIN

BANGLADESH

BELARUS

BELGIUM

BELIZE

BENIN

BHUTAN

BOLIVIA

BOSNIA/HERZEGOVINA

BOTSWANA

BRAZIL

BRUNEI

BULGARIA
Karaliychev, Angel
Pelin, Elin
Radichov, Yordan
Bulgarian folk tales; Aneto
Jan Bibian
We, sparrows
BURKINA FASO

BURMA

BURUNDI

CAMBODIA

CAMEROON

CANADA

Anderson, R.J.
Brooks, Martha
Ellis, Deborah
Nielsen, Susin
Montgomery. L.M.
Oppel, Kenneth
Price, Willard
Walsh, Ann
Faery rebels
Queen of hearts
Parvana/The breadwinner
Word nerd; Dear George Clooney, please marry my mother
Anne of Green Gables series [G]
Half brother; Silverwing saga
Adventure series
Shabash!
CARIBBEAN ISLANDS

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

CHAD

CHILE

CHINA

COLOMBIA

CONGO, Democratic Rep.

CONGO, Republic of

COSTA RICA

COTE D’IVOIRE

CROATIA

CUBA

CYPRUS

CZECH REPUBLIC

DENMARK

Holm, Anne
Toksvig, Sandi
I am David
Hitler’s canary
DJIBOUTI

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

ECUADOR

EGYPT

EL SALVADOR

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

ERITREA

ESTONIA

ETHIOPIA


Ambatchew, Michael
Adey’s pigeons
Animal Tales from Sidama
Bellward, Stacy
Ethiopian voices : Tsion's life
Day, Nancy Raines
The lion’s whiskers
Kurtz, Jane
Faraway home
Only a pigeon
Pulling the Lion’s Tail
Trouble
Water Hole Waiting
Fire on the mountain
Laird, Elizabeth
The miracle child : a story from Ethiopia
Pettitt, Linda
Yafi’s family : an Ethiopian boy’s journey of love, loss, and adoption
Mdahoma, Sauda
A is for Addis Ababa : Ethiopia through the alphabet
Kaldi and the dancing goats : the legend of Ethiopian coffee
Stone, Elaine Murray
A saint and his lion : the story of Tekla of Ethiopia
Ethiopia bi-lingual books
Author
Title
Araya, Genet
The fig tree - English and Amharic
Teferra, Fitsame
Abeba Goes To Bed : An Ethiopian Children's Book
- English, Amharic, French, and German.
Francis, Joseph
The battle of Adwa - English and Amharic
Gebregeorgis, Yohannes
Silly Mammo : an Ethiopian tale - English and Amharic
Kessler, Cristina
The beekeeper of Lalibela - English and Amharic
Kidanemariam, Netsanet
Fafi’s sheep - English and Amharic
Kurtz, Jane
The lion’s tail - English and Amharic
10+ y.o.
Author
Title
Assegued, Meskerem
Diving for honey and other folk tales from Ethiopia
Kurtz, Jane
Saba : under the hyena's foot
The storyteller's beads


FIJI


FINLAND

FRANCE
Tullet, Herve
Press here; Any title (for young children)
FRENCH GUIANA

With thanks to Muriel H. Teusink for the Ethiopian titles.