OLD - Bluestem Award Nominees 2018

The Bluestem Award is an Illinois Grades 3-5 Readers' Choice Award presented by the Illinois School Library Media Association (ISLMA). The list may include timeless classics and current titles. Most of these books are available on our School Reading List Nooks. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.

Children’s Fiction (J)

Applegate Crenshaw    (Also available on CD, eBook and eAudio.)
Barnett The Terrible Two    (Also available as Playaway, eBook, and eAudio.)
Bertman Book Scavenger    (Also available on CD, Playaway, and eBook.)
Brown The Wild Robot    (Also available on CD, eBook and eAudio.)
Who Who Was Louis Braille?    (Also available as eBook.)
Larson Dash    (Also available as Playaway, eBook, and eAudio.)
Lin Where the Mountain Meets the Moon    (Also available on CD, eBook and eAudio.)
Mass 11 Birthdays    (Also available on CD, Playaway, eBook, and eAudio.)
Sachar Fuzzy Mud    (Also available on CD, Playaway, eBook and eAudio.)
Vrabel A Blind Guide to Stinkville    (Also available as eBook.)
Watson Stick Dog    (Also available as eBook and eAudio.)
Weeks Save Me a Seat    (Also available on CD, Playaway, eAudio, and eBook.)

Junior High Fiction (Y)

Bauer Soar    (Also available on CD, eAudio, and eBook.)
Haddix Among the Hidden    (Also available in LT, on CD, Playaway, eBook, and eAudio.)

Comics & Graphic Novels

Y Comic JA Roller Girl    (Also available on eBook.)
J Comic WI Hilo Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth    (Also available on eBook.)

Nonfiction, Folktales & Poetry

JE591.77 GU The Most Amazing Creature in the Sea    (Also on eBook.)
J921 Addams The House that Jane Built: A Story About Jane Addams    (Also on eBook.)
J921 Blondin Crossing Niagara: The Death-Defying Tightrope Adventures of the Great Blondin
J323.1 TO Separate Is Never Equal    (Also available on CD and eAudio. )

Last Updated: 6/18


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