2007 booklist's top of the list


Adult Fiction

Falling Man. By Don DeLillo. Scribner, $26 (1-4165-4602-2).

Adult Nonfiction

Edith Wharton. By Hermione Lee. Knopf, $35 (0-375-40004-4).

Youth Fiction

Elijah of Buxton. By Christopher Paul Curtis. Scholastic, $16.99 (0-439-02344-0).

Youth Nonfiction

The Wall: Growing Up behind the Iron Curtain. By Peter Sis. Farrar/Frances Foster, $18 (0-374-34701-8).

Youth Picture Book

Lightship. By Brian Floca. Atheneum, $16.99 (9781416924364).

Reference Source

ProQuest Historical Newspapers. [http://www.proquest.com].

Video & DVD

The War. PBS, $129.99 (1-4157-2749-X).


The Tin Roof Blowdown. By James Lee Burke. Read by Will Patton. Recorded Books, CD, $123.75 (9781428155855).

Awards Won

Title Year
Booklist's Top of the List
Every January, Booklist publishes Editors’ Choice: lists of the best books, databases, video/DVDs, and audiobooks of the past year. From these lists, we further select what we call the Top of the List: the single best title in eight categories—adult fiction, adult nonfiction, youth fiction, youth nonfiction, youth picture book, reference source, video/DVD, and audiobook.
2007 - Selection(s)