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Book awards: MASL Mark Twain Readers Award

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Come Next Spring by Alana White
Sounder by William H. Armstrong1971-1972
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien1972-1973
It's a Mile from Here to Glory by Robert C. Lee1973-1974
How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell1974-1975
The Home Run Trick by Scott Corbett1975-1976
The Ghost on Saturday Night by Sid Fleischman1976-1977
Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary1977-1978
The Champion of Merrimack County by Roger Wolcott Drury1978-1979
The Pinballs by Betsy Byars1979-1980
Soup for President by Robert Newton Peck1980-1981
The Boy Who Saw Bigfoot by Marian T. Place1981-1982
The Girl with the Silver Eyes by Willo Davis Roberts1982-1983
The Secret Life of the Underwear Champ by Betty Miles1983-1984
A bundle of sticks by Pat Mauser Mccord1984-1985
The Dollhouse Murders by Betty Ren Wright1985-1986
The War with Grandpa by Robert Kimmel Smith1986-1987
Baby-Sitting Is a Dangerous Job by Willo Davis Roberts1987-1988
Sixth-Grade Sleepover by Eve Bunting1988-1989
There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom by Louis Sachar1989-1990
All About Sam by Lois Lowry1990-1991
The Doll in the Garden: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn1991-1992
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli1992-1993
Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor1993-1994
The Man Who Loved Clowns by June Rae Wood1994-1995
The Ghosts of Mercy Manor by Betty Ren Wright1995-1996
Time for Andrew: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn1996-1997
Titanic Crossing by Barbara Williams1997-1998
Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio by Peg Kehret1998-1999
Saving Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor1999-2000
Holes by Louis Sachar2000-2001
Dork in Disguise (Harper Trophy Books) by Carol Gorman2001-2002
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo2002-2003
Zach's Lie by Roland Smith2003-2004
Wenny Has Wings by Janet Lee Carey2004-2005
The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau2005-2006
Abduction! by Peg Kehret2006-2007
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan2007-2008
The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan2008-2009
Deep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn2009-2010
Stolen Children by Peg Kehret1st Place, 2010-2011
Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix2nd Place, 2010-2011
Go Big or Go Home by Will Hobbs3rd Place, 2010-2011
Runaway Twin by Peg Kehret1st Place, 2011-2012
Love, Aubrey by Suzanne LaFleur2rd Place, 2011-2012
11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass3rd Place, 2011-2012
Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper1st Place, 2012-2013
Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea2nd Place, 2012-2013
Ghost Dog Secrets by Peg Kehret3rd Place, 2012-2013
The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann1st Place, 2013-2014
Hidden by Helen Frost2nd Place, 2013-2014
Pie by Sarah Weeks3rd Place, 2013-2014
Wonder by R. J. Palacio1st Place, 2014-2015
Chomp by Carl Hiaasen2nd Place, 2014-2015
Pinch Hit by Tim Green3rd Place, 2014-2015

Award description

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About the Mark Twain Readers Award

Age Level

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)


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