Show Me Reader Award and Mark Twain Award reading lists out

I’m not sure when they came out, but my library now has the bookmarks with the lists for both the 2012-2013 Show Me Readers Award and the Mark Twain Readers Award nominees.  How many of the books have you already read?

Show Me Readers Nominations:

  • This is one of my son’s all time favorites. Would you vote for it or another book on the list?

    Roseanne Thong and Eujin Kim Neilan (illustrator), Fly Free (Boyds Mills Press)

  • Tad Hills, How Rocket Learned to Read (Schwartz & Wade)
  • M.G. King and Stephen Gilpin (illustrator), Librarian on the Roof!: A True Story (Albert Whitman & Co.)
  • Becky Birtha and Nicole Tadgell (illustrator).  Lucky Beans (Albert Whitman & Co.)
  • Devin Scillian and Tim Bowers (illustrator).  Memoirs of a Goldfish (Sleeping Bear Press)
  • Jean Marzollo and Laura Regan (illustrator), Pierre the Penguin: A True Story (Sleeping Bear Press)
  • Kate Klise and M. Sarah Klise  (illustrator), Stand Straight Ella Kate (Dial Books)
  • Ernst, Lisa Campbell, Sylvia Jean, Scout Supreme (Penguin Group)
  • Deborah Blumenthal and Adam Gustavson (illustrator).  The Blue House Dog (Peachtree)
  • Laura Williams and Craig Orback (illustrator), The Can Man (Lee & Low Books)


Mark Twain Readers Nominations:

  • Rob Buyea, Because of Mr. Terupt (Delacorte Press)
  • Stuart Gibbs, Belly Up (Simon and Scuster)
  • Mathew J. Kirby, The Clockwork Three (Scholastic Press)
  • Kathleen Van Cleve, Drizzle (Dial Books)
  • Adam Jay Epstein, The Familiars (Harper)
  • Peg Kehret, Ghost Dog Secrets (Dutton Children’s Books)
  • James Riley, Half Upon a Time (Aladdin)
  • Katy Grant, Hide and Seek (Peachtree)
  • Sharon Draper, Out of My Mind (Atheneum)
  • Sarah DeFord Williams, Palace Beautiful (Putnam Juvenile)
  • John Grisham, Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Dutton)
  • Amy Gordon, Twenty Gold Falcons (Holiday House)