Monday, February 10, 2014

2014 New York State Reading Association Charlotte Award

The New York State Reading Association has announced the ballot for the 2014 Charlotte Award.  Students can vote for their favorite titles by reading the book(s) for their age division, or having the book(s) read to them, and then completing the ballot with the help of a teacher or librarian. 
The titles on the ballot are:

GRADES PRE K-2/PRIMARY

Around One Log: Chipmunks, Spiders & Creepy Insiders Anthony D.Fredericks/Jennifer DiRubbio Dawn Publications 2011

Because Amelia Smiled David Ezra Stein Candlewick Press 2012

Cloudette Tom Lichtenheld Henry Holt /Christy Ottaviano 2011

Friends: True Stories of Extraordinary Animal Friendships Catherine Thimmesh Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

Goldilocks and Just One Bear Leigh Hodgkinson Nosy Crow 2012

I Need My Own Country Rick Walton/Wes Hargis Bloomsbury 2012

Jangles: A Big Fish Story David Shannon Blue Sky Press 2012

Penguin and Pinecone Salina Yoon Walker 2012

Spike the Mixed Up Monster Susan Hood/Melissa Sweet Simon & Schuster 2012

Who Has This Tail Laura Hulbert/Erik Brooks Henry Holt 2012

  

GRADES 3-5/INTERMEDIATE

Ben Franklin His Wit and Wisdom from A to Z Alan Schroeder/John O’Brien Holiday House 2011

Dogs on Duty: Soldiers’ Best Friends on the Battlefield and Beyond Dorothy Hinshaw Patent Walker 2012

For the Birds: The Life of Roger Tory Peterson Peggy Thomas/Laura Jacques Calkins Creek 2011

Helen’s Big World: The Life of Helen Keller Doreen Rappaport/Matt Tavares Disney/Hyperion 2012

Kizzy Ann Stamps Jeri Watts Candlewick Press 2012

May B: A Novel Caroline Starr Rose Schwartz and Wade 2012

Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds A Civil War Hero Marissa Moss/John Hendrix Abrams 2011

Same Sun Here Silas House/ Neela Vaswani Candlewick Press 2011

A Storm Called Katrina Myron Uhlberg/Colin Bootman Peachtree 2011

Timeless Thomas: How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives Gene Barretta Henry Holt /Ottaviano Books 2012

  

GRADES 6-8/MIDDLE SCHOOL

Barnum’s Bones: How Barnum Brown Discovered the Most Famous Dinosaur Tracey Fern/Boris Kulikov Farrar, Straus, & Giroux 2012

Dogs of Winter Bobbie Pyron Arthur Levine Books 2012

Gifts from the Gods: Ancient Words and Wisdom from Greek and Roman Mythology Lise Lunge-Larsen/Gareth Hinds Houghton Mifflin 2011

Hidden Helen Frost Farrar, Straus, & Giroux 2011

Mighty Miss Malone Christopher Paul Curtis Random House 2012

A Monster Calls Patrick Ness/Jim Kay Candlewick Press 2011

My Brother’s Shadow Monika Schroeder Farrar, Straus, & Giroux 2011

Shadow Michael Morpurgo Feiwel and Friends 2012

Surviving the Hindenburg Larry Verstraete/David Geister Sleeping Bear Press 2012

Wonder R.J. Palacio Knopf 2012

 

GRADES 9-12/HIGH SCHOOL

Ashfall Mike Mullin Tanglewood 2011

The Amazing Harry Kellar Gail Jarrow Calkins Creek 2012

Cinder Marissa Meyer Feiwel and Friends 2012

Freaks Like Us Susan Vaught Bloomsbury 2012

The Giant and How He Humbugged America Jim Murphy Scholastic 2012

Ice: The Amazing History of the Ice Business Laurence Pringle Calkins Creek 2012

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Ransom Riggs Quirk Books 2011

Never Eighteen Megan Bostic Graphia 2012

October Mourning Leslea Newman Candlewick Press 2012

Wolf Mark Joseph Bruchac TU Books 2011




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Happy reading,
Christine


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