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About the Mark Twain Readers Award
The winner of the Mark Twain Readers Award is selected annually by students in grades four through six.
The purpose of the Mark Twain Award is to provide children of Missouri with a recommended reading list of literature that will enrich their lives.
Guidelines for Choosing Books
Books should interest children in grades four through six.
Books should be an original work written by an author living in the United States.
Books should be of literary value which may enrich children's personal lives.
Books should be published two years prior to nomination on a Master List of 12 nominees. (Currently 2015)