Here are three more books published in 2009 that I think are too good to miss. Just my opinion. In order of my favorite-ness:
Speaking of opinions, I'll tell you my prediction for the winner of this year's Newbery: When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead. To be honest, I personally didn't love it, but I can understand why it's getting a lot of attention and why it's probably a top contender for this year's award!