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Summer Reading List - Rotolo Middle School 2019

 

Featured New Titles in the Youth Services Department

 

Monarch Award Nominees 2019 | Bluestem Award Nominees 2019 | Rebecca Caudill Nominees 2019 |

 

 


 

Monarch Award Nominees 2019

 

Illinois

MONARCH AWARD

2019 MASTER LIST

 

Author

Illustrator

Title

Publisher

Dan Santat

Dan Santat

After the Fall

Roaring Brook Press

Liz Garton Scanlon
& Audrey Vernick

Matthew Cordell

Bob, Not Bob!

Disney-Hyperion

Dev Petty

Lauren Eldridge

Claymates Little, Brown Books
for Young Readers

Maria Gianferrari

Bagram Ibatoulline 

Coyote Moon

Roaring Brook Press

Aaron Reynolds

Peter Brown

Creepy Pair of Underwear!

Simon & Schuster

Bao Phi

Thi Bui

A Different Pond

Capstone Young
Readers

Laurie Ann Thompson

Sean Qualls

Emmanuel’s Dream: The True
Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

Schwartz & Wade

Kadir Nelson

Kadir Nelson

If You Plant a Seed

Balzer & Bray

Kara LaReau

Matt Myers

The Infamous Ratsos

Candlewick Press

Gaia Cornwall

Gaia Cornwall

Jabari Jumps

Candlewick Press

Tracy Nelson Maurer

Tim Zeltner John Deere, That’s Who!

Henry Holt & Company

Jacqueline Jules

Kim Smith

The Marigold Mess

Picture Window Books

Terry Fan & Eric Fan

Terry Fan & Eric Fan 

The Night Gardener

Simon & Schuster

Jen Bryant

Boris Kulikov

Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis
Braille

Knopf Books for Young

Readers

Kate Klise

M. Sarah Klise

Stay: A Girl, a Dog, a Bucket List

Feiwel & Friends

Sara Levine

T.S. Spookytooth

Tooth by Tooth: Comparing
Fangs, Tusks, and Chompers

Millbrook Press

Susan Verde

Peter H. Reynolds

The Water Princess

GP Putnam’s Sons

Laurie Keller

Laurie Keller

We Are Growing

Disney-Hyperion

Julie Fogliano

Julie Morstad

When Green Becomes
Tomatoes: Poems for All Seasons     

Roaring Brook Press

Asia Citro

Marion Lindsay

Zoey & Sassafras: Dragons &
Marshmallows
Innovation Press

 

 

 

Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Award Nominees 2019

 

Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award

2019 Master List

 

Author Title
Publisher
Pub Date
Interest Level

Alexander, Kwame

Booked

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

2014

5-8

Anderson, John David

Ms. Bixby’s Last Day

Walden Pond

2016

4-6

Black, Holly & Clare,
Cassandra

The Iron Trial

Scholastic Press

2014

5-8

Burg, Ann

Unbound

Scholastic Press

2016

4-8

Creech, Sharon

Moo

HarperCollins

2016

4-6

Dumas, Firoozeh

It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel

Clarion

2016

4-8

Federle, Tim

Better Nate Than Ever

Simon & Schuster

2013

5-8

Freedman, Russell

We Will Not Be Silent

Clarion

2016

7-8

Gephart, Donna

Lily and Dunkin

Delacorte

2016

6-8

Gidwitz, Adam

The Inquisitor’s Tale

Dutton

2016

5-8

Hashimi, Nadia

One Half From the East

HarperCollins

2016

5-8

Jacobson, Jennifer
Richard

Paper Things

Candlewick

2015

4-8

King, Amy Sarig

Me and Marvin Gardens

Arthur A. Levine

2017

4-7

Lamana, Julie

Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere

Chronicle

2014

4-7

Lewis, John

March, Book 1

Top Shelf

2016

4-6

Reynolds, Jason

Ghost

Atheneum

2016

7-8

Sheinkin, Steve

Undefeated

Roaring Brook Press

2016

4-8

Sonnenblick, Jordan

Falling Over Sideways

Scholastic Press

2016

6-8

Stelson, Caren

Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story

Carolrhoda

2016

5-8

Thompson, Lisa

The Goldfish Boy

Scholastic Press

2017

4-7

 

 

 

Bluestem Book Award Nominees 2019

 
Bluestem Book Award

2019 Master List

 

Author/Illustrator

Title

Publisher

Susan Hood/ Sally Wern Comport  

Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay  

Simon & Schuster 2016

Hena Khan

Amina’s Voice

Simon & Schuster 2017

Jeanne DuPrau

City of Ember

Random House 2003

Melanie Conklin

Counting Thyme

Penguin 2016

Helen Frost

Diamond Willow

Frances Foster Books 2008

Mo Willems/ Tony DiTerlizzi

Diva and Flea

Hyperion 2015

Linda Mulally Hunt

Fish in a Tree

Nancy Paulsen Books 2015

Duncan Tonatiuh

Funny Bones: Posada and his Day of the Dead Calaveras

Abrams 2015

John Coy/ Randy DuBurke

Game Changer: John Mclendon and the Secret Game

Carolrhoda Books 2015

Cynthia Lord

Handful of Stars, A

Scholastic Press 2015

Deby Levy/ Elizabeth Badderly

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsberg makes her mark

Simon & Schuster 2016

Sharon Creech

Moo

Harper Collins 2016

John David Anderson

Ms. Bixby’s Last Day

Walden Pond Press 2016

Linda Sue Park

Project Mulberry

Harper 2005

Shana Corey/ Red Nose Studios

Secret Subway, The

Schwartz & Wade Books 2016

Lisa Graff

Tangle of Knots

Philomel Books 2013

Robert Hoge/ Keith Robinson

Ugly: a memoir

Puffin Books 2017

Janet B. Pascal/ Tim Foley

What was the Great Chicago Fire?

Grosset & Dunlap 2016

Chris Barton/ Don Tate

Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions  

Charlesbridge 2016

Barbara O’Connor

Wish

Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2016

 

 

 


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