Junior High LRC


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Recommendations

Award Winners

Alex Award  http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/alex-awards

Given to an adult book with appeal to ages 12-18.

Mildred L. Batchelder Award   http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/mildred-l-batchelder-award

Given to a children's book considered to be the most outstanding of those books originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country, and subsequently translated into English and published in the United States.

Pura Belpre' Award     http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/pura-belpré-award

Presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

Margaret A. Edwards Award   http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/margaret-edwards-award

Honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, that have been popular over a period of time.

Rebecca Caudill Nominees 2019

Alexander, Kwame Booked    2014 5-8

Anderson, John David Ms. Bixby’s Last Day    2016 4-6

Black, Holly & Clare, Cassandra The Iron Trial     2014 5-8

Burg, Ann Unbound    2016 4-8

Creech, Sharon Moo   2016 4-6

Dumas, Firoozeh It Ain’t So Awful,     2016 4-8

Federle, Tim Better Nate Than Ever  2013 5-8

Freedman, Russell We Will Not Be Silent     2016 7-8

Gephart, Donna Lily and Dunkin     2016 6-8

Gidwitz, Adam The Inquisitor’s Tale     2016 5-8

Hashimi, Nadia One Half From the East      2016 5-8

Jacobson, Jennifer Richard Paper Things     2015 4-8

King, Amy Sarig  Me and Marvin Gardens     2017 4-7

Lamana, Julie Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere     2014 4-6

Lewis, John March, Book 1     2016 7-8

Reynolds, Jason Ghost     2016 4-8

Sheinkin, Steve Undefeated      2016 6-8

Sonnenblick, Jordan Falling Over Sideways      2016 6-8

Stelson, Caren Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story     2016 5-8

Thompson, Lisa The Goldfish Boy      2017 4-7 

Series Favorites

These are the 5 favorite Series as chosen by the 7th and 8th graders in both junior highs.   We have multiple copies available for our students.

Hunger Games, The - Suzanne Collins

Hunger Games

Catching Fire

Mockingjay

 
Selection, The - Kiera Cass
Selection, The
Elite, The
One, The
Heir, The
Crown, The
 
Warriors: Power of Three - Erin Hunter
Sight, The
Dark River
Outcast
Eclipse
Long Shadows
Sunrise
 
5th Wave, The - Richard Yancey
5th Wave, The
Infinite Sea, The
Last Star, The 
 
Red Queen - Victoria Aveyard
Red Queen
Glass Sword
King's Cage