Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book AwardNominee

Given by Association of Illinois School Library Educators (AISLE)

Other Names: Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award Nominee
740 Works 1,392,280 Books 51,877 Reviews 4.1
The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award is an annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades four through eight in participating Illinois schools.
All, Winner (39), Nominee (740)
All, 2024 (20), 2023 (20), 2022 (20), 2021 (20), 2020 (20), 2019 (20), 2018 (20), 2017 (20), 2016 (20), 2015 (20), 2014 (20), 2013 (20), 2012 (20), 2011 (20), 2010 (20), 2009 (20), 2008 (20), 2007 (20), 2006 (20), 2005 (20), 2004 (20), 2003 (20), 2002 (20), 2001 (20), 2000 (20), 1999 (20), 1998 (20), 1997 (20), 1996 (20), 1995 (20), 1994 (20), 1993 (20), 1992 (20), 1991 (20), 1990 (20), 1989 (20), 1988 (20)
2024-03-22: Winner2024 Upcoming

Nominee 740

My Life in the Fish Tank by Barbara Dee2024
Frankie & Bug by Gayle Forman2024
Alone by Megan E. Freeman2024
Ahmed Aziz’s Epic Year by Nina Hamza2024
The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera2024
Ophie’s Ghosts by Justina Ireland2024
Red, White, and Whole by Rajani LaRocca2024
The Unforgettable Logan Foster by Shawn Peters2024
City Spies by James Ponti2024
A Game of Fox & Squirrels by Jenn Reese2024
Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds2024
Daughter of the Deep by Rick Riordan2024
I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys2024
Fallout: Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown by Steve Sheinkin2024
Barakah Beats by Maleeha Siddiqui2024
A Wish in the Dark by Christina Soontornvat2024
The Shape of Thunder by Jasmine Warga2024
Turtle Boy by M. Evan Wolkenstein2024
Maizy Chen's Last Chance by Lisa Yee2024
The Awakening Storm by Jaimal Yogis2024
When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson2023
Amari and the Night Brothers by B. B. Alston2023
A High Five for Glenn Burke by Phil Bildner2023
The Blackbird Girls by Anne Blankman2023
The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden2023
Fighting Words by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley2023
Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish by Pablo Cartaya2023
Efren Divided by Ernesto Cisneros2023
The Only Black Girls in Town by Brandy Colbert2023
The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez by Adrianna Cuevas2023
Scritch Scratch by Lindsay Currie2023
A Thousand Questions by Saadia Faruqi2023
Wink by Rob Harrell2023
This Is Your Brain on Stereotypes: How Science Is Tackling Unconscious Bias by Tanya Lloyd Kyi2023
Chirp by Kate Messner2023
The Best at It by Maulik Pancholy2023
Black Brother, Black Brother by Jewell Parker Rhodes2023
All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team by Christina Soontornvat2023
Katie the Catsitter by Colleen A. F. Venable2023
Before the Ever After by Jacqueline Woodson2023
The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart2022
The Line Tender by Kate Allen2022
Orange for the Sunsets by Tina Athaide2022
Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol2022
King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender2022
I Can Make This Promise by Christine Day2022
Maybe He Just Likes You by Barbara Dee2022
Torpedoed: The True Story of the World War II Sinking of "The Children's Ship" by Deborah Heiligman2022
From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks2022
It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers) by Trevor Noah2022
Free Lunch by Rex Ogle2022
Inkling by Kenneth Oppel2022
Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes2022
City of Ghosts by V. E. Schwab2022
To Night Owl from Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan2022
The Okay Witch by Emma Steinkellner2022
Clean Getaway by Nic Stone2022
They Called Us Enemy by George Takei2022
Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga2022
Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams2022
Front Desk by Kelly Yang2021
Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar2021
Small Spaces by Katherine Arden2021
Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier2021
Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow2021
Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 by Larry Dane Brimner2021
Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring by Angela Cervantes2021
New Kid by Jerry Craft2021
The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz2021
The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson2021
Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees by Mary Beth Leatherdale2021
Nowhere Boy by Katherine Marsh2021
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty2021
Resistance by Jennifer A. Nielsen2021
Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh2021
A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramée2021
Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds2021
Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed2021
Speechless by Adam P. Schmitt2021
Nightbooks by J. A. White2021
Refugee by Alan Gratz2020
Fred Korematsu Speaks Up (Fighting for Justice) by Laura Atkins2020
Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty2020
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling2020
The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya2020
The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle by Leslie Connor2020
Space Case by Stuart Gibbs2020
Slider by Pete Hautman2020
The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani2020
All's Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson2020
Restart by Gordon Korman2020
The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore2020
The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez2020
42 Is Not Just a Number: The Odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American Hero by Doreen Rappaport2020
As Brave As You by Jason Reynolds2020
The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands2020
Scythe by Neal Shusterman2020
Wild Bird by Wendelin Van Draanen2020
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang2020
Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson2020
Ghost by Jason Reynolds2019
Booked by Kwame Alexander2019
Ms. Bixby's Last Day by John David Anderson2019
The Iron Trial by Holly Black2019
Unbound: A Novel in Verse by Ann E. Burg2019
Moo by Sharon Creech2019
It Ain't So Awful, Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas2019
Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle2019
We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler by Russell Freedman2019
Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart2019
The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog by Adam Gidwitz2019
One Half from the East by Nadia Hashimi2019
Paper Things by Jennifer Richard Jacobson2019
Me and Marvin Gardens by Amy Sarig King2019
Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere by Julie T. Lamana2019
March: Book One by John Lewis2019
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team by Steve Sheinkin2019
Falling Over Sideways by Jordan Sonnenblick2019
Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story by Caren Stelson2019
The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson2019
A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen2018
Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman2018
Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans by Don Brown2018
Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova2018
All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Connor2018
Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eagar2018
I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives by Martin Ganda2018
Full Cicada Moon by Marilyn Hilton2018
House Arrest by K. A. Holt2018
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson2018
Listen, Slowly by Thanhha Lai2018
The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible . . . on Schindler's List by Leon Leyson2018
The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley Pearsall2018
I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest2018
Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar2018
Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt2018
Beneath by Roland Smith2018
Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead2018
The Bitter Side of Sweet by Tara Sullivan2018
Last in a Long Line of Rebels by Lisa Lewis Tyre2018
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander2017
The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier2017
The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley2017
Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper2017
Nightbird by Alice Hoffman2017
The Secret Hum of a Daisy by Tracy Holczer2017
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm2017
Rhyme Schemer by K. A. Holt2017
The Great Trouble: A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel by Deborah Hopkinson2017
Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt2017
The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim by E. K. Johnston2017
Masterminds by Gordon Korman2017
The Paper Cowboy by Kristin Levine2017
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March by Lynda Blackmon Lowery2017
Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin2017
Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan2017
The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin2017
The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud2017
How I Became A Ghost by Tim Tingle2017
A Time to Dance by Padma Venkatraman2017
The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans2016
This Journal Belongs to Ratchet by Nancy Cavanaugh2016
Will in Scarlet by Matthew Cody2016
Mountain Dog by Margarita Engle2016
Hidden by Helen Frost2016
Chomp by Carl Hiaasen2016
Titanic: Voices From the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson2016
See You at Harry's by Jo Knowles2016
Camo Girl by Kekla Magoon2016
Cinder by Marissa Meyer2016
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness2016
Shadow on the Mountain by Margi Preus2016
May B. by Caroline Starr Rose2016
The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson2016
Lincoln's Grave Robbers by Steve Sheinkin2016
Rump: The True Story of Rumplestiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff2016
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan2016
Golden Boy by Tara Sullivan2016
The President Has Been Shot!: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy by James L. Swanson2016
Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage2016
Legend by Marie Lu2015
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate2015
Saving Zasha by Randi Barrow2015
Almost Home by Joan Bauer2015
Chuck Close: Face Book by Chuck Close2015
A Diamond in the Desert by Kathryn Fitzmaurice2015
Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George2015
Unstoppable by Tim Green2015
Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading by Tommy Greenwald2015
Never Say Die by Will Hobbs2015
One for the Murphys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt2015
The Clockwork Three by Matthew J. Kirby2015
Ungifted by Gordon Korman2015
The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen2015
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story by Linda Sue Park2015
Dogs on Duty: Soldiers' Best Friends on the Battlefield and Beyond by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent2015
Slob by Ellen Potter2015
The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook by Joanne Rocklin2015
Bomb: The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin2015
Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool2015
The Apothecary by Maile Meloy2014
The Hunt for the Seventh by Christine Morton-Shaw2014
Wonder by R. J. Palacio2014
I, Emma Freke by Elizabeth Atkinson2014
Close to Famous by Joan Bauer2014
How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg2014
The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen2014
Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine2014
The Outcasts by John Flanagan2014
A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz2014
The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine2014
Ghetto Cowboy by G. Neri2014
Ways To Live Forever by Sally Nicholls2014
Bamboo People by Mitali Perkins2014
Words in the Dust by Trent Reedy2014
Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt2014
Boys without Names by Kashmira Sheth2014
Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot" by Michael O. Tunnell2014
Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917 by Sally M. Walker2014
Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Yelchin2014
Smile by Raina Telgemeier2013
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger2013
Anything But Typical by Nora Raleigh Baskin2013
Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper2013
Dark Life by Kat Falls2013
Born to Fly by Michael Ferrari2013
Bounce by Natasha Friend2013
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman2013
How to Survive Middle School by Donna Gephart2013
The Year Money Grew on Trees by Aaron R. Hawkins2013
Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer L. Holm2013
Love, Aubrey by Suzanne LaFleur2013
Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai2013
Black Radishes by Susan Lynn Meyer2013
Trash by Andy Mulligan2013
As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth by Lynne Rae Perkins2013
Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes2013
Shooting Kabul by N. H. Senzai2013
Countdown by Deborah Wiles2013
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia2013
Powerless by Matthew Cody2012
One-Handed Catch by M. J. Auch2012
Masterpiece by Elise Broach2012
All The Broken Pieces by Ann E. Burg2012
Wild Things by Clay Carmichael2012
Extra Credit by Andrew Clements2012
The Girl Who Threw Butterflies by Mick Cochrane2012
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly2012
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin2012
The Rock and the River by Kekla Magoon2012
Every Soul A Star by Wendy Mass2012
Greetings From Nowhere by Barbara O'Connor2012
Heart of a Shepherd by Rosanne Parry2012
Woods Runner by Gary Paulsen2012
The Mostly True Adventures Of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick2012
The Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas2012
Knucklehead: Tall Tales and Almost True Stories of Growing up Scieszka by Jon Scieszka2012
Peak by Roland Smith2012
Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith2012
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld2012
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins2011
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson2011
The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti2011
Scarlett by Cathy Cassidy2011
Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor2011
Diamond Willow by Helen Frost2011
Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix2011
The Great Wide Sea by M.H. Herlong2011
Scat by Carl Hiaasen2011
Schooled by Gordon Korman2011
Savvy by Ingrid Law2011
11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass2011
A Friendship for Today by Patricia C. Mckissack2011
Fablehaven by Brandon Mull2011
All Shook Up by Shelley Pearsall2011
Yellow Star by Jennifer Roy2011
Trouble by Gary D. Schmidt2011
The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott2011
The Mailbox by Audrey Shafer2011
Notes From The Midnight Driver by Jordan Sonnenblick2011
All the Lovely Bad Ones by Mary Downing Hahn2010
Someone Named Eva by Joan M. Wolf2010
The Naked Mole-Rat Letters by Mary Amato2010
Home of the Brave by Katherine Applegate2010
Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham2010
Shooting the Moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell2010
Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Russell Freedman2010
Dragon Slippers by Jessica Day George2010
The Thing About Georgie by Lisa Graff2010
Crossing the Wire by Will Hobbs2010
Kimchi & Calamari by Rose Kent2010
Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life by Wendy Mass2010
The Mozart Question by Michael Morpurgo2010
A Small White Scar by K. A. Nuzum2010
The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt2010
Elephant Run by Roland Smith2010
First Light by Rebecca Stead2010
The White Giraffe by Lauren St. John2010
Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree by Lauren Tarshis2010
A Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban2010
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan2009
Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters by Lesley M. M. Blume2009
Blood on the River: James Town 1607 by Elisa Carbone2009
Shug by Jenny Han2009
Penny from Heaven by Jennifer L. Holm2009
Alabama Moon by Watt Key2009
The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages2009
Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson2009
Black Duck by Janet Taylor Lisle2009
Rules by Cynthia Lord2009
Gossamer by Lois Lowry2009
Heat by Mike Lupica2009
Oh Rats! The Story of Rats and People by Albert Marrin2009
Project Mulberry by Linda Sue Park2009
Wolf Brother by Michelle Paver2009
Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer2009
A Drowned Maiden's Hair: A Melodrama by Laura Amy Schlitz2009
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick2009
Letters From Wolfie by Patti Sherlock2009
Black Storm Comin' by Diane Lee Wilson2009
Drums, Girls, And Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick2008
The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall2008
Shakespeare's Secret by Elise Broach2008
Code Talker by Joseph Bruchac2008
The Misadventures of Maude March by Audrey Couloumbis2008
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo2008
Chicken Boy by Frances O'Roark Dowell2008
MVP: Magellan Voyage Project by Douglas Evans2008
The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan2008
The Old Willis Place by Mary Downing Hahn2008
Palace of Stone by Shannon Hale2008
Thunder from the Sea by Joan Hiatt Harlow2008
Defiance by Valerie Hobbs2008
Worth by A. LaFaye2008
East by Edith Pattou2008
Crooked River by Shelley Pearsall2008
Yankee Girl by Mary Ann Rodman2008
The Schwa was Here by Neal Shusterman2008
Listening for Lions by Gloria Whelan2008
Adam Canfield of the Slash by Michael Winerip2008
So B. It by Sarah Weeks2007
Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett2007
Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry2007
Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins2007
Heartbeat by Sharon Creech2007
Red Kayak by Priscilla Cummings2007
The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer2007
Last Shot by John Feinstein2007
Once Upon a Marigold by Jean Ferris2007
Ida B: . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World by Katherine Hannigan2007
The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson2007
Hana's Suitcase by Karen Levine2007
Shackleton's Stowaway by Victoria McKernan2007
Hachiko Waits by Leslea Newman2007
Airborn by Kenneth Oppel2007
Thin Wood Walls by David Patneaude2007
Becoming Naomi León by Pam Muñoz Ryan2007
Secrets of a Civil War Submarine: Solving the Mysteries of the H.L. Hunley by Sally M. Walker2007
Each Little Bird That Sings by Deborah Wiles2007
Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson2007
Eragon by Christopher Paolini2006
The Last Treasure by Janet Anderson2006
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko2006
Sahara Special by Esme Raji Codell2006
Granny Torrelli Makes Soup by Sharon Creech2006
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo2006
The Conch Bearer by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni2006
The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau2006
Darby by Jonathon Scott Fuqua2006
A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson by Michelle Y. Green2006
Jackie's Wild Seattle by Will Hobbs2006
Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson2006
Any Small Goodness by Tony Johnston2006
The Other Side of Truth by Beverley Naidoo2006
A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park2006
The River Between Us by Richard Peck2006
The Young Man And The Sea by Rodman Philbrick2006
The Boy Who Saved Baseball by John H. Ritter2006
Tadpole by Ruth White2006
The Ravenmaster's Secret: Escape from the Tower of London by Elvira Woodruff2006
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen2005
Ashes of Roses by Mary Jane Auch2005
Stand Tall by Joan Bauer2005
Runt by Marion Dane Bauer2005
Ruby Holler by Sharon Creech2005
Under the Same Sky by Cynthia DeFelice2005
The Shrouding Woman by Loretta Ellsworth2005
Overboard by Elizabeth Fama2005
The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer2005
Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science by John Fleischman2005
Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff2005
The Kite Rider by Geraldine McCaughrean2005
When My Name Was Keoko by Linda Sue Park2005
Trouble Don't Last by Shelley Pearsall2005
Straw Into Gold by Gary D. Schmidt2005
Doing Time Online by Jan Siebold2005
Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie S. Tolan2005
Heir Apparent by Vivian Vande Velde2005
Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps by Andrea Warren2005
Memory Boy by Will Weaver2005
Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz2004
Ghost Soldier by Elaine Marie Alphin2004
Storm Warriors by Elisa Carbone2004
Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements2004
Love That Dog by Sharon Creech2004
Dovey Coe by Frances O'Roark Dowell2004
Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen2004
The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis2004
Wild Man Island by Will Hobbs2004
The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn by Dorothy Hoobler2004
No More Dead Dogs by Gordon Korman2004
Hidden Talents by David Lubar2004
The Legend of Lady Ilena by Patricia Malone2004
Belle Teal by Ann M. Martin2004
Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen2004
Fair Weather by Richard Peck2004
Foster's War by Carolyn Reeder2004
Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan2004
Zach's Lie by Roland Smith2004
Love, Ruby Lavender by Deborah Wiles2004
Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson2003
Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer2003
Williwaw! by Tom Bodett2003
Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges2003
Crossing Jordan by Adrian Fogelin2003
Nory Ryan's Song by Patricia Reilly Giff2003
Jackie & Me by Dan Gutman2003
The Year of Miss Agnes by Kirkpatrick Hill2003
Jason's Gold by Will Hobbs2003
Dancing In Cadillac Light by Kimberly Willis Holt2003
The Wreckers by Iain Lawrence2003
The Art of Keeping Cool by Janet Taylor Lisle2003
Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry2003
The Squire's Tale by Gerald Morris2003
The Graduation of Jake Moon by Barbara Park2003
A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck2003
I Was a Rat by Philip Pullman2003
Walking to the Bus-Rider Blues by Harriette Gillem Robinet2003
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli2003
Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan2003
Holes by Louis Sachar2002
Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance by Jennifer Armstrong2002
Backwater by Joan Bauer2002
Burning Up by Caroline B. Cooney2002
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis2002
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo2002
Bandit's Moon by Sid Fleischman2002
The Million Dollar Shot by Dan Gutman2002
Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix2002
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town by Kimberly Willis Holt2002
The Trolls by Polly Horvath2002
Regarding the Fountain by Kate Klise2002
Dave at Night by Gail Carson Levine2002
Can You Feel the Thunder? by Lynn E. McElfresh2002
You're a Brave Man, Julius Zimmerman by Claudia Mills2002
Ties That Bind, Ties That Break by Lensey Namioka2002
Sunwing by Kenneth Oppel2002
Crash by Jerry Spinelli2002
Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief by Wendelin Van Draanen2002
A Letter to Mrs. Roosevelt by C. Coco De Young2002
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling2001
Skellig by David Almond2001
Poppy and Rye by Avi2001
Rules of the Road by Joan Bauer2001
Tangerine by Edward Bloor2001
The Landry News by Andrew Clements2001
Flying Solo by Ralph Fletcher2001
Shadow Spinner by Susan Fletcher2001
Honus and Me: A Baseball Card Adventure by Dan Gutman2001
The Maze by Will Hobbs2001
My Louisiana Sky by Kimberly Willis Holt2001
Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio by Peg Kehret2001
Petey by Ben Mikaelsen2001
The Last Man's Reward (Albert Whitman Prairie Books) by David Patneaude2001
My Life in Dog Years by Gary Paulsen2001
A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck2001
The Turnabout Shop by Colby Rodowsky2001
Riding Freedom by Pam Muñoz Ryan2001
The Dark Side of Nowhere by Neal Shusterman2001
Gib Rides Home by Zilpha Keatley Snyder2001
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine2000
A Different Kind of Hero by Ann R. Blakeslee2000
Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman2000
Lone Wolf by Kristine L. Franklin2000
Lily's Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff2000
Sun & Spoon by Kevin Henkes2000
Earthquake Terror by Peg Kehret2000
As Long As There Are Mountains by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock2000
The View from Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg2000
P.S. Longer Letter Later by Ann M. Martin2000
Stranded by Ben Mikaelsen2000
Losers, Inc. by Claudia Mills2000
The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo2000
Stones in Water by Donna Jo Napoli2000
Saving Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor2000
Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel2000
Treasures in the Dust by Tracey Porter2000
Alphabet City Ballet by Erika Tamar2000
Leon's Story by Leon Walter Tillage2000
Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story by Andrea Warren2000
Frindle by Andrew Clements1999
Poppy by Avi1999
Tell Them We Remember by Susan D. Bachrach1999
The Bookstore Mouse by Peggy Christian1999
The Ballad of Lucy Whipple by Karen Cushman1999
The Apprenticeship of Lucas Whitaker by Cynthia DeFelice1999
Kids at Work: Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor by Russell Freedman1999
Far North by Will Hobbs1999
The Richest Kids in Town by Peg Kehret1999
Junebug by Alice Mead1999
White Lilacs by Carolyn Meyer1999
Shiloh Season by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor1999
Jip: His Story by Katherine Paterson1999
The Only Alien on the Planet by Kristen D. Randle1999
Hannah In Between by Colby Rodowsky1999
The Junkyard Dog by Erika Tamar1999
The Well by Mildred D. Taylor1999
Once on This Island by Gloria Whelan1999
Belle Prater's Boy by Ruth White1999
Behind the Bedroom Wall by Laura E. Williams1999
Mick Harte Was Here by Barbara Park1998
Mieko and the Fifth Treasure by Eleanor Coerr1998
Quake! by Joe Cottonwood1998
Absolutely Normal Chaos by Sharon Creech1998
The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis1998
Yolonda's Genius by Carol Fenner1998
Running Out of Time by Margaret Peterson Haddix1998
Phoenix Rising by Karen Hesse1998
Hound Heaven by Linda Oatman High1998
Kokopelli's Flute by Will Hobbs1998
Winners And Losers by Stephen Hoffius1998
The Twinkie Squad by Gordon Korman1998
Skylark by Patricia MacLachlan1998
Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters by Patricia C. Mckissack1998
The Great Fire by Jim Murphy1998
Climb or Die by Edward Myers1998
The Fear Place by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor1998
Harris and Me by Gary Paulsen1998
Under the Blood-Red Sun by Graham Salisbury1998
The Magnificent Mummy Maker by Elvira Woodruff1998
The Best School Year Ever by Barbara Robinson1997
The Mystery of the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks1997
Wanted...Mud Blossom by Betsy Byars1997
Bigger by Patricia Calvert1997
Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech1997
Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman1997
Julie by Jean Craighead George1997
Beardance by Will Hobbs1997
Jim-Dandy by Hadley Irwin1997
The Toilet Paper Tigers by Gordon Korman1997
Seven Spiders Spinning by Gregory Maguire1997
Daniel's Story by Carol Matas1997
Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick1997
Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco1997
Time Windows by Kathryn Reiss1997
Cat Running by Zilpha Keatley Snyder1997
Who's There? by Stephanie S. Tolan1997
Jericho's Journey by G. Clifton Wisler1997
The Man Who Loved Clowns by June Rae Wood1997
George Washington's Socks (Time Travel Adventure) by Elvira Woodruff1997
The Giver by Lois Lowry1996
Squashed by Joan Bauer1996
Buried in Ice: The Mystery of a Lost Arctic Expedition by Owen Beattie1996
The Place of Lions by Eric Campbell1996
Crazy Lady! by Jane Leslie Conly1996
Jennifer Murdley's Toad by Bruce Coville1996
Heart of a Champion by Carl Deuker1996
Bull Run by Paul Fleischman1996
Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery by Russell Freedman1996
Time for Andrew: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn1996
Horror at the Haunted House by Peg Kehret1996
Little House on Rocky Ridge by Roger Lea MacBride1996
Baby by Patricia MacLachlan1996
The Day That Elvis Came to Town by Jan Marino1996
The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural by Patricia C. Mckissack1996
Where the Broken Heart Still Beats: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker by Carolyn Meyer1996
Someone Was Watching by David Patneaude1996
Canyons by Gary Paulsen1996
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The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award is an annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades four through eight in participating Illinois schools. (English, Member-written)
The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award is an annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades four through eight in participating Illinois schools. The award is named in honor of Rebecca Caudill who lived and wrote in Urbana, Illinois, for nearly 50 years. The award is given in recognition for her literary talent and the universal appeal of her books which have touched the hearts of many children and young adults. Any school in Illinois with students enrolled in any of the grades four through eight and agreeing to meet the requirements may participate in the program. Any public library in Illinois serving students in grades four through eight (from schools that are not registered to participate) and agreeing to meet the requirements, may participate in the program. This award is administered by the Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award Steering Committee. ISLMA is one of the cooperating organizations for the award. Bonita Slovinski, committee chair, fields most questions. She can be contacted at (English, Member-written)


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