Land Of Enchantment Book Award

Given by New Mexico Library Association

144 Works 384,690 Books 17,499 Reviews 4.1
The Land of Enchantment Book Award is designed to encourage the youth of New Mexico to read outstanding books of literary quality. A committee sponsored by the New Mexico Library Association, and the show more New Mexico Council of the International Reading Association selects three lists of books--Picture Book, Children's, and Young Adult. In April, New Mexico youth who have read at least three books from one of these lists vote on their favorite. show less
All, Winner (84), Nominee (60)
All, 2024 (35), 2023 (4), 2022 (4), 2021 (4), 2020 (4), 2019 (4), 2018 (4), 2017 (4), 2016 (22), 2015 (3), 2014 (3), 2013 (3), 2012 (3), 2011 (5), 2010 (2), 2009 (2), 2008 (2), 2007 (2), 2006 (2), 2005 (2), 2004 (2), 2003 (2), 2002 (2), 2001 (2), 2000 (2), 1999 (1), 1998 (1), 1997 (1), 1996 (1), 1995 (1), 1994 (1), 1993 (1), 1992 (1), 1991 (1), 1990 (1), 1989 (1), 1988 (1), 1987 (1), 1986 (1), 1985 (1), 1984 (1), 1983 (1), 1982 (1), 1981 (1)

Winner 84

Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline BoulleyBlack Bear (9th - 12th grade)2023
Above the Rim: How Elgin Baylor Changed Basketball by Jen BryantCoyote (3rd - 5th grade)2023
When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria JamiesonLizard (6th - 8th grade)2023
The Box Turtle by Vanessa RoederRoadrunner (Pre-K - 2nd grade)2023
Barely Missing Everything by Matt MendezBlack Bear (9th - 12th grade)2022
Ways to Make Sunshine by Renée WatsonCoyote (3rd - 5th grade)2022
They Called Us Enemy by George TakeiLizard (6th - 8th grade)2022
Spencer's New Pet by Jessie SimaRoadrunner (Pre-K - 2nd grade)2022
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. SánchezBlack Bear (9th - 12th grade)2021
The Wild Robot (The Wild Robot, 1) by Peter BrownCoyote (3rd - 5th grade)2021
The Storm Runner by J. C. CervantesLizard (6th - 8th grade)2021
Super Manny Stands Up! by Kelly DiPucchioRoadrunner (Pre-K - 2nd grade)2021
An Uninterrupted View of the Sky by Melanie CrowderBlack Bear (9th - 12th grade)2020
Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions by Chris BartonCoyote (3rd - 5th grade)2020
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti BowlingLizard (6th - 8th grade)2020
Baby Monkey, Private Eye by Brian SelznickRoadrunner (Pre-K - 2nd grade)2020
Scythe by Neal ShustermanBlack Bear (9th - 12th grade)2019
The Book of Mistakes by Corinna LuykenCoyote (3rd - 5th grade)2019
The Iron Trial by Holly BlackLizard (6th - 8th grade)2019
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by Drew DaywaltRoadrunner (Pre-K - 2nd grade)2019
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow RowellBlack Bear (9th - 12th grade)2017
Poem Mobiles by Barry WilnerCoyote (3rd - 5th grade)2017
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline WoodsonLizard (6th - 8th grade)2017
You Are (Not) Small by Anna KangRoadrunner (Pre-K - 2nd grade)2017
Perfect Game by Fred BowenChildren's Book2016
As Fast as Words Could Fly by Pamela M. TuckPicture Book2016
Dangerous by Shannon HaleYoung Adult2016
Masters of Disaster by Gary PaulsenChildren's2015
Irena's Jars of Secrets by Marcia K. VaughanPicture Book2015
The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin LevineYoung Adult2015
Wonder by R. J. PalacioChildren's2014
City of Orphans by AviYoung Adult2014
Divergent by Veronica RothYoung Adult2014
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom AnglebergerChildren's2013
The Dog Who Loved Tortillas / La perrita que le encantaban las tortillas (A Little Diego Book) (English and Spanish Edition) by Benjamin Alire SáenzPicture Book2013
Out of My Mind by Sharon M. DraperYoung Adult2013
Bad to the Bone by Lucy A. NolanChildren's2012
Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reverso Poems by Marilyn SingerPicture Book2012
The Red Pyramid by Rick RiordanYoung Adult2012
Stolen Children by Peg KehretChildren's2011
Raymond and Graham Rule the School by Mike KnudsonChildren's2011
What REALLY Happened to Humpty?: From the Files of a Hard-Boiled Detective by Jeanie Franz RansomPicture Book2011
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsYoung Adult2011
United Tweets of America: 50 State Birds, Their Stories, Their Glories by Hudson TalbottChildren's2010
Deep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing HahnYoung Adult2010
Roberto Clemente: Pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates by Jonah WinterChildren's2009
So B. It by Sarah WeeksYoung Adult2009
Stink and the Incredible Super-Galactic Jawbreaker by Megan McDonaldChildren's2008
A Dogʼs Life: The Autobiography of a Stray by Ann M. MartinYoung Adult2008
George Washington's Teeth by Deborah ChandraChildren's2007
The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrauYoung Adult2007
Togo by Robert J. BlakeChildren's2006
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamilloYoung Adult2006
El Cucuy: A Bogeyman Cuento in English and Spanish (English and Spanish Edition) by Joe HayesChildren's2005
Ruby Holler by Sharon CreechYoung Adult2005
Pee Wee's tale by Johanna HurwitzChildren's2004
Love That Dog by Sharon CreechYoung Adult2004
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamilloChildren's2003
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul CurtisYoung Adult2003
Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter by Diane StanleyChildren's2002
Ghost Canoe by Will HobbsYoung Adult2002
A Spoon for Every Bite / Cada Bocado con Nueva Cuchara (English and Spanish Edition) by Joe HayesChildren's2001
Holes by Louis SacharYoung Adult2001
Library Lil by Suzanne WilliamsChildren's2000
The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 by Christopher Paul CurtisYoung Adult2000
Poppy by AviChildren's1999
The Best School Year Ever by Barbara RobinsonChildren's1998
The Giver by Lois LowryChildren's1997
The Knights of the Kitchen Table by Jon ScieszkaChildren's1996
Terror at the Zoo by Peg KehretChildren's1995
Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds NaylorChildren's1994
Maniac Magee by Jerry SpinelliChildren's1993
Wayside School is Falling Down by Louis SacharChildren's1992
Pecos Bill by Steven KelloggChildren's1991
There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom by Louis SacharChildren's1990
Sixth Grade Can Really Kill You by Barthe DeClementsChildren's1989
The Dollhouse Murders by Betty Ren WrightChildren's1988
Zucchini by Barbara DanaChildren's1987
Thirteen Ways to Sink a Sub by Jamie GilsonChildren's1986
Nothing's Fair in Fifth Grade by Barthe DeClementsChildren's1985
Superfudge by Judy BlumeChildren's1984
Summer of Fear by Lois DuncanChildren's1983
Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery by Deborah HoweChildren's1982
Ramona and Her Father by Beverly ClearyChildren's1981

Nominee 60

Lobizona by Romina GarberBlack Bear (9th - 12th grade)2024
A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little BadgerBlack Bear (9th - 12th grade)2024
Furia by Yamile Saied MéndezBlack Bear (9th - 12th grade)2024
Ashlords by Scott ReintgenBlack Bear (9th - 12th grade)2024
Anatomy: A Love Story by Dana SchwartzBlack Bear (9th - 12th grade)2024
Concrete Rose by Angie ThomasBlack Bear (9th - 12th grade)2024
We Are Not from Here by Jenny Torres SanchezBlack Bear (9th - 12th grade)2024
Super Fake Love Song by David YoonBlack Bear (9th - 12th grade)2024
Child of the Flower-Song People: Luz Jiménez, Daughter of the Nahua by Gloria AmescuaCoyote (3rd - 5th grade)2024
The Ogress and the Orphans by Kelly BarnhillCoyote (3rd - 5th grade)2024
Another Kind by Trevor BreamCoyote (3rd - 5th grade)2024
Whales to the Rescue: How Whales Help Engineer the Planet (Ecosystem Guardians) by Adrienne MasonCoyote (3rd - 5th grade)2024
Witchlings by Claribel A. OrtegaCoyote (3rd - 5th grade)2024
Jo Jo Makoons : the used-to-be best friend by Dawn QuigleyCoyote (3rd - 5th grade)2024
The Aquanaut: A Graphic Novel by Dan SantatCoyote (3rd - 5th grade)2024
Bessie the Motorcycle Queen by Jr. Charles R. SmithCoyote (3rd - 5th grade)2024
Sugar in Milk by Thrity UmrigarCoyote (3rd - 5th grade)2024
Stowaway by John David AndersonLizard (6th - 8th grade)2024
Swim Team by Johnnie ChristmasLizard (6th - 8th grade)2024
Falling Short by Ernesto CisnerosLizard (6th - 8th grade)2024
Miss Quinces by Kat FajardoLizard (6th - 8th grade)2024
Invisible by Christina Diaz GonzalezLizard (6th - 8th grade)2024
The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba HigueraLizard (6th - 8th grade)2024
Tumble by Celia C. PérezLizard (6th - 8th grade)2024
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre by Carole Boston WeatherfordLizard (6th - 8th grade)2024
The Rent Collector by Camron WrightLizard (6th - 8th grade)2024
My Two Border Towns by David BowlesRoadrunner (Pre-K - 2nd grade)2024
Paletero Man by Lucky DiazRoadrunner (Pre-K - 2nd grade)2024
Shaped by Her Hands by Anne Harber FreemanRoadrunner (Pre-K - 2nd grade)2024
Courage Hats by Kate HoeflerRoadrunner (Pre-K - 2nd grade)2024
Ear Worm! by Jo KnowlesRoadrunner (Pre-K - 2nd grade)2024
Where Butterflies Fill the Sky: A Story of Immigration, Family, and Finding Home by Zahra MarwanRoadrunner (Pre-K - 2nd grade)2024
stroller coaster by Matt RinglerRoadrunner (Pre-K - 2nd grade)2024
The Water Lady: How Darlene Arviso Helps a Thirsty Navajo Nation by Alice B. McGintyRoadrunner (Pre-K - 2nd grade)2024
Areli Is a Dreamer: A True Story by Areli Morales, a DACA Recipient by Areli MoralesRoadrunner (Pre-K - 2nd grade)2024
Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Isabel QuinteroBlack Bear (9th - 12th grade)2018
Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution by Mara RockliffCoyote (3rd - 5th grade)2018
Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. SchmidtLizard (6th - 8th grade)2018
Mother Bruce by Ryan T. HigginsRoadrunner (Pre-K - 2nd grade)2018
Hunter Moran Digs Deep by Patricia Reilly GiffChildren's Book2016
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. HolmChildren's Book2016
The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail by Richard PeckChildren's Book2016
May B. by Caroline Starr RoseChildren's Book2016
Nanny X by Madelyn RosenbergChildren's Book2016
The Forbidden Library by Django WexlerChildren's Book2016
Noah Webster and His Words by Jeri Chase FerrisPicture Book2016
The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever by H. Joseph HopkinsPicture Book2016
Flight of the Honey Bee by Raymond HuberPicture Book2016
Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table by Jacqueline Briggs MartinPicture Book2016
BookSpeak!: Poems About Books by Laura Purdie SalasPicture Book2016
Pluto's Secret: An Icy World's Tale of Discovery by Margaret WeitekampPicture Book2016
This Star Won't Go Out: The Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl by Esther EarlYoung Adult2016
The Glass Sentence by S. E. GroveYoung Adult2016
Ungifted by Gordon KormanYoung Adult2016
A Death-Struck Year by Makiia LucierYoung Adult2016
Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World by Sy MontgomeryYoung Adult2016
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg SloanYoung Adult2016
Danny Blackgoat, Navajo Prisoner by Tim TingleYoung Adult2016
White Fur Flying by Patricia MacLachlanChildren's Book, 2015-2016; Young Adult, 2015-20162013
Alley Oops by Janice Levy2011


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