•  Mark Twain Reader's Award 

    Each year, Missouri students in grades 4-8 vote for their favorite book from a list of nominated titles. Students must read 4 or more Mark Twain nominated books to be eligible to vote in early March.  The Mark Twain award is awarded to the author of the winning book by the Missouri Association of School Librarians.
     
     

    TITLE 

    Framed! A T.O.A.S.T. Mystery

    AUTHOR 

    James Ponti

     

    PUBLISHER

    Aladdin

    The Seventh Wish

    Kate Messner

     

    Bloomsbury

    Moo

    Sharon Creech

     

    Harper Collins

    Counting Thyme

    Melanie Conklin

     

    Penguin Random House

    Maxi's Secrets

    Lynn Plourde

     

    Penguin Random House

    When Friendship Followed Me Home

    Paul Griffin

     

    Penguin Random House


    Soar

    Joan Bauer

     

    Penguin Young Readers Group

    Ghosts

    Raina Telgemeier

     

    Scholastic

    Save Me a Seat

    Sarah Weeks & Gina Varadarajan

     

    Scholastic

    Unbound

    Ann E. Burg

     

    Scholastic

    Ghost

    Jason Reynolds

     

    Simon & Schuster

    Nine, Ten: A September 11th Story

    Nora Raleigh Baskin

     

    Simon & Schuster 

     

     

     

    Show Me

    Each year, Missouri students in grades 1-3 vote for their favorite book from a list of nominated titles.  Students must read 4 or more Show Me nominated books to be eligible to vote in early March.  The Show Me award is awarded to the author of the winning book by the Missouri Association of School Librarians.
     
     

     

    TITLE

    Good Night, Bat! Good Morning Squirrel!

    AUTHOR

    Paul Meisel

    ILLUSTRATOR

    Paul Meisel

    PUBLISHER

    Boyds Mill Press

    Bike Like Sergio's

    Maribeth Boelts

    Noah Jones

    Candlewick Press

    Quickest Kid in Clarksville

    Pat Zietlow Miller

    Frank Morrison

    Chronicle Books

    The Water Princess

    Susan Verde & Georgie Badiel

    Peter Reynolds

    G.P. Putnam's

    The Magic Word

    Mac Barnett

    Elise Parsley

    Harper Collins

    Who Wants a Tortoise

    Dave Keane

    K.G. Campbell

    Knopf Books for Young Readers

    Madeline Finn and the Library Dog

    Lisa Papp

    Lisa Papp

    Peachtree Publishers

    Seven and a Half Tons of Steel

    Janet Nolan

    Thomas Gonzalez 

    Peachtree Publishers

    Dear Dragon

    Josh Funk

    Rodolfo Montalvo

    Viking

    Diana's White House Garden

    Elisa Carbone

    Jen Hill

    Viking