Award Books

Award books for the 2021-2022 school year

Show Me Award Books

  • Ella McKeen Kickball Queen-Beth Mills

  • If I Built A School-Chris Van Dusen

  • Meet Miss Fancy-Irene Latham

  • The Donkey Egg-Janet Stevens, Susan Crummel

  • When Pencil Met Eraser-Karen Kilpatrick, Luis O. Ramos, Jr.

  • Madeline Finn and the Shelter Dog-Lisa Papp

  • Sulwe-Lupita Nyong'o

  • Hair Love-Matthew Cherry

  • Snack Attack!-Terry Border

  • Hey, Dog-Tony Johnston

Mark Twain Award Books

  • Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA-Brenda Woods

  • Pay Attention, Carter Jones-Gary Schmidt

  • The Memory Keeper-Jennifer Camiccia

  • New Kid-Jerry Craft

  • Shine!-JJ and Chris Grabenstein

  • Shouting at the Rain-Linda Mullaly Hunt

  • Song for a Whale-Lynne Kelly

  • Bernice Buttman, Model Citizen-Niki Lenz

  • The Bridge Home-Pandma Ventkatraman

  • White Bird: A Wonder Story-R.J. Palacio

  • Charlie Thorne & the Last Equation-Stuart Gibbs

  • Me and Sam-Sam Handle the Apocalypse-Susan Vaught

Truman Award Books

  • Genesis Begins Again-Alicia D. Williams

  • Tiger Queen-Annie Sullivan

  • The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise-Dan Gemeinhart

  • The Bone Houses-Emily Jones-Lloyd

  • The Unteachables-Gordon Kormon

  • Other Words For Home-Jasmine Warga

  • Verify-Joelle Charbonneau

  • The Line Tender-Kate Allen

  • The Crossover (Graphic Novel)-Kwame Alexander

  • Right As Rain-Lindsey Stoddard

  • It's The End of the World As I Know It-Matthew Landis

  • Free Lunch-Rex Ogle

Gateway Award Books

  • The Field Guide To The North American Teenager-Ben Philippe

  • SLAY-Brittney Morris

  • With The Fire On High-Elizabeth Acevedo

  • The Escape Of Light-Fred Venturini

  • I Know You Remember-Jennifer Donaldson

  • Field Notes On Love-Jennifer E. Smith

  • The Lovely And The Los-tJennifer Lynn Barnes

  • The Grace Year-Kim Liggett

  • Heroine-Mindy McGinnis

  • The Speed Of Falling Objects-Nancy Richardson

  • Ordinary Hazards-Nikki Grimes

  • Where I End And You Begin-Preston Norton

  • Patron Saints Of Nothing-Randy Ribay

  • Fireborne-Rosaria Munda

  • Internment-Samira Ahmed

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