Lily Boyce, Lawrence High School sophomore, Lawrence
"'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' by Mark Haddon."
Alyssa Thiel, Lawrence High School sophomore, Lawrence
"'Gossip Girl' by Cecily von Ziegesar."
Joey Heyl, assistant registrar at a museum
Melbourne Beach, Fla., "'Into the Wild' by Jon Krakauer. Everybody should read it."
Hannah Vick, Southwest Junior High ninth-grader, Lawrence
"'Flipped' by Wendelin Van Draanen."