Rebecca Caudill Award 2019 Nominees

The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Award is an annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades 4-8 in participating Illinois schools. 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)

Anderson Ms. Bixby's Last Day    (Also available on CD.)
Burg Unbound: A Novel in Verse    (Also available on CD and Playaway.)
Creech Moo    (Also available on CD and Playaway.)
Hashimi One Half from the East    (Also available on CD.)
Lamana Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere

Junior High Fiction (Y)

Alexander Booked    (Also available on CD and Playaway.)
Black The Iron Trial    (Also available on CD.)
Dumas It Ain't So Awful, Falafel
Federle Better Nate Than Ever    (Also available on CD and Playaway.)
Gephart Lily and Dunkin    (Also available on CD.)
Gidwitz The Inquisitor's Tale, or, Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog    (Also available on CD.)
Jacobson Paper Things    (Also available on CD and Playaway.)
King Me and Marvin Gardens    (Also available on CD.)
Sonnenblick Falling Over Sideways
Thompson The Goldfish Boy    (Also available on CD and Playaway.)

Nonfiction, Folktales & Poetry

Y943.086 FR We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Hitler
Y323.1 LE BK.1 March: Book 1
Y796.332 SH Undefeated    (Also available on CD and Playaway.)
Y940.54 ST Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story    (Also available on CD.)

Last Updated: 4/18


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