•  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 Author Publisher
    Framed! A T.O.A.S.T. Mystery James Ponti 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 & Gita Varadarajan Scholastic
    Unbound Ann E Burg Scholastic
    Ghost Jason Reynolds Simon & Schuster
    Nine, Ten: A September 11th Story Nora Raleigh Baskin Simon & Schuster


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    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 Author Illustrator Publisher
    Good Night, Bat! Good Morning Squirrel! Paul Meisel Same Boyds Mill Press
     A 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 same 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