Tuesday, February 17, 2009

The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award

The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award was developed to encourage children and young adults to read for personal satisfaction. It is an Illinois award for outstanding literature for young people and is sponsored by the Illinois Reading Council, Illinois Library Media Association, and the Illinois Association of Teachers of English.

Here is a list of the 2010 Nominees:

Naked Mole-Rat Letters by Mary Amato

Home of the Brave

by Katherine Applegate

Shark Girl by Kelly L. Bingham

Shooting the Moon

by Frances O’Roark Dowell

Freedom Walkers: The Story of the

Montgomery Bus Boycott

by Russell Freedman

Dragon Slippers by Jessica Day George

The Thing About Georgie by Lisa Graff

All the Lovely Bad Ones

by Mary Downing Hahn

Crossing the Wire by Will Hobbs

Kimchi and Calamari by Rose Kent

Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life

by Wendy Mass

The Mozart Question by Michael Morpurgo

A Small White Scar by K.A. Nuzum

The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt

Elephant Run by Roland Smith

The White Giraffe by Lauren St. John

First Light by Rebecca Stead

Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree

by Lauren Tarshis

A Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban

Someone Named Eva by Joan M. Wolf

At the moment we do not own all of these titles, although they are all on order. Stop by the Reference Desk in the Youth Services Department or call 708-474-2447 for more information.

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