Thursday, March 14, 2013

A First Look at the 2013-2014 Maine Student Book Award List!

This year there have been so many e-mails from librarians asking for the title list for next year.  The committee is thrilled about the interest so early, and it lead us to the decision of posting the list under a Sneak Peak link on our website.  So, here's the list:

(As seen on our website) Due to overwhelming requests for the new book list, here is the 2013-2014 list. Please be aware that it has not been throughly edited so there may be some errors. Check on the webiste after April 1st to get a printable list, annotated list and bookmark.
Remember to send in your students' votes for 2012-2013 books by April 1st! 

2013-2014 Reading List (2012 copyright)
AUTHOR. TITLE. Publisher.
Aguirre, Jorge. Giants Beware! First Second.
Airgood, Ellen. Prairie Evers. Nancy Paulsen Books.
Applegate, Katherine. The One and Only Ivan. Harper.
Bauer, Marion Dane. Little Dog, Lost. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Beck, W. H. Malcolm at Midnight. Houghton Mifflin.
Bell, Juliet. Kepler’s Dream. Puffin.
Cerullo, Mary M. Giant Squid: Searching for a Sea Monster. Capstone Press.
Coville, Bruce. Always October. Harper.
Evans, Lissa. Horten’s Miraculous Mechanisms: Magic, Mystery & A Very Strange Adventure. Sterling Children’s Books.
Fearing, Mark. Earthling! Chronicle Books.
Fforde, Jasper. The Last Dragonslayer. Harcourt.
Fleming, Candace. On the Day I Died. Schwartz & Wade Books.
Healy, Christopher. The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom. Walden Pond Press.
Hearst, Michael. Unusual Creatures: A Mostly Accurate Account of Some of Earth’s Strangest Animals. Chronicle Books.
Hunt, Lynda. One for the Murphys. Puffin.
Kelly, Lynne. Chained. Farrar Straus Giroux.
Key, Watt. Fourmile. Farrar Straus Giroux.
Korman, Gordon. Ungifted. Balzer + Bray.
Kraatz, Jeramey. The Cloak Society. Harper.
Lacey, Josh. Island of Thieves. Houghton Mifflin.
Levine, Kristin. The Lions of Little Rock. G.P. Putnam’s Sons.
Lewis, J. Patrick, ed. National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry. National Geographic.
Lin, Grace. Starry River of the Sky. Little, Brown.
Messner, Kate. Capture the Flag. Scholastic Press.
Meyer, Marissa. Cinder. Feiwel and Friends.
Nielsen, Jennifer A. The False Prince. Scholastic Press.
Palacio, R.J. Wonder. Yearling Books.
Pennypacker, Sara. Summer of the Gypsy Moths. Balzer + Bray.
Poblocki, Dan. The Ghost of Graylock. Scholastic Press.
Preus, Margi. Shadow on the Mountain. Amulet Books.
Ritter, John H. Fenway Fever. Philomel Books.
Rodkey, Geoff. Deadweather and Sunrise. G.P. Putnam’s Sons.
Rusch, Elizabeth. The Mighty Mars Rovers: the Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity. Houghton Mifflin.
Schlitz, Laura Amy. Splendors and Glooms. Candlewick Press.
Schrefer, Eliot. Endangered. Scholastic Press.
Sheinkin, Steve. Bomb: The Race to Build -- and Steal -- the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon. Roaring Brook Press.
Stead, Rebecca. Liar & Spy. Wendy Lamb Books.
TenNapel, Doug. Cardboard. Graphix.
Thomson, Jamie. Dark Lord: The Early Years. Walker & Co.
Voorhoeve, Anne C. My Family for the War. Dial Books.


Well, what do you think?!  I'd love to hear thoughts on the titles on the next list.

Nicole

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