Alabama Camellia Children's Choice Book Award

Given by Alabama State Department of Education, Library Media

Other Names: Alabama Emphasis on Reading Award Nominee, Emphasis on Reading
240 Works / 247 Items 391,739 Books 10,422 Reviews 4.2
All, Winner (150), Nominee (96), No Stage (1)
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Winner 150

Dragon Night by J. R. Krause2-32022
The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon: The True Story of Alan Bean by Dean Robbins2-3 Nonfiction2022
The Candy Mafia by Lavie Tidhar4-5 Fiction2022
Voices from the Underground Railroad by Kay Winters4-5 Nonfiction2022
Tight by Torrey Maldonado6-8 Fiction2022
The Thrifty Guide to the American Revolution (A Handbook for Time Travelers) by Jonathan W. Stokes6-8 Nonfiction2022
The Very Impatient Caterpillar by Ross BurachK-12022
Hair-Pocalypse by Geoff Herbach2-32019
The Friendship Code by Stacia Deutsch4-5 Fiction2019
The Boo-Boos That Changed the World: A True Story About an Accidental Invention (Really!) by Barry Wittenstein4-5 Nonfiction2019
Jack B. Ninja by Tim McCannaK-12019
Madeline Finn and the Library Dog by Lisa Papp2-32018
Spy on History: Mary Bowser and the Civil War Spy Ring by Enigma Alberti4-5 Fiction2018
Seven and a Half Tons of Steel by Janet Nolan4-5 Nonfiction2018
This Book Is Not About Dragons by Shelley Moore ThomasK-12018
The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt2-32017
Boy's Best Friend by Kate Banks4-5 Fiction2017
USS Alabama - Hooray for the Mighty A! by Karyn Tunks4-5 Nonfiction2017
Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley6-8 Fiction2017
Are We There Yet? by Nina LadenK-12017
President Taft Is Stuck in the Bath by Mac Barnett2-32016
A Yellow Watermelon by Ted M. Dunagan4-5 Fiction2016
He Has Shot the President!: April 14, 1865: The Day John Wilkes Booth Killed President Lincoln by Don Brown4-5 Nonfiction2016
The Walk On by John Feinstein6-8 Fiction2016
My Brother's Keeper: A Civil War Story by Nancy Johnson6-8 Fiction2016
Fighting Fire!: Ten of the Deadliest Fires in American History and How We Fought Them by Michael L. Cooper6-8 Non-Fiction2016
The Book with No Pictures by B. J. NovakK-12016
Memoirs of a Hamster by Devin Scillian2-32015
Duke by Kirby Larson4-52015
After Eli by Rebecca Rupp6-8 Fiction2015
The President Has Been Shot!: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy by James L. Swanson6-8 Nonfiction2015
Are the Dinosaurs Dead, Dad? by Julie MiddletonK-12015
How to Babysit a Grandpa by Jean Reagan2-32013-2014
Chained by Lynne Kelly4-52013-2014
Who Has This Tail? by Laura HulbertK-12013-2014
First Dog by Beth Zappitello2-32011-2012
11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass4-62011-2012
Even Monsters Need Haircuts by Matthew McElligottK-12011-2012
When the Wolves Returned: Restoring Nature's Balance in Yellowstone by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent2-32010-2011
Million-Dollar Throw by Mike Lupica4-62010-2011
I Need My Monster by Amanda NollK-12010-2011
For the Love of Autumn by Patricia Polacco2-32009-2010
42 Miles by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer4-62009-2010
Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival by Kirby LarsonK-12009-2010
Pssst! by Adam Rex2-32008-2009
Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam by Cynthia Kadohata4-62008-2009
Llama Llama Mad at Mama by Anna DewdneyK-12008-2009
Steal Back the Mona Lisa! by Meghan McCarthy2-32007-2008
Castles: Old Stone Poems by J. Patrick Lewis4-62007-2008
The Book of Story Beginnings by Kristin Kladstrup7-82007-2008
One Potato, Two Potato by Cynthia DeFeliceK-12007-2008
Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude by Kevin O'Malley2-32006-2007
A Dogʼs Life: The Autobiography of a Stray by Ann M. Martin4-62006-2007
I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! by Karen BeaumontK-12006-2007
Hachiko Waits by Leslea Newman2-32005-2006
The Top 10 Ways to Ruin the First Day of 5th Grade by Ken Derby4-62005-2006
Precious and the Boo Hag by Patricia C. MckissackK-12005-2006
Thunder Rose by Jerdine Nolen2-32004-2005
Escaping the Giant Wave by Peg Kehret4-62004-2005
Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum by Lisa WheelerK-12004-2005
Giant Children by Brod Bagert2-32003-2004
A Week in the Woods by Andrew Clements4-62003-2004
Epossumondas by Coleen SalleyK-12003-2004
Humpty Dumpty Egg-Splodes by Kevin O'Malley2-32002-2003
A Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor by Harry Mazer4-62002-2003
Widget by Lyn Rossiter McFarlandK-12002-2003
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo3-42001-2002
Wish You Were Here (And I Wasn't): A Book of Poems and Pictures for Globe Trotters by Colin McNaughton5-62001-2002
Mad Dog McGraw by Myron UhlbergK-22001-2002
Auntie Claus by Elise Primavera3-42000-2001
Lives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull5-62000-2001
The Gruffalo by Julia DonaldsonK-22000-2001
Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco2-31999-2000
The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups by David Wisniewski4-61999-2000
No, David! by David ShannonK-11999-2000
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine3-51998-1999
December by Eve Bunting6-81998-1999
Bunny Money by Rosemary WellsK-21998-1999
Strange Mysteries from Around the World by Seymour Simon3-51997-1998
Voices from the Fields : Children of Migrant Farmworkers Tell Their Stories by S. Beth Atkin6-81997-1998
The Red Racer by Audrey WoodK-21997-1998
What Jamie Saw by Carolyn Coman3-51996-1997
Mick Harte Was Here by Barbara Park6-81996-1997
Bamboozled by David LeggeK-21996-1997
Swamp Angel by Anne Isaacs3-51995-1996
Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco6-81995-1996
Three-Star Billy by Pat HutchinsK-21995-1996
Powwow by George Ancona3-51994-1995
Anne Frank: Beyond the Diary - A Photographic Remembrance by Ruud van der Rol6-81994-1995
Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed EmberleyK-21994-1995
And the Green Grass Grew All Around: Folk Poetry from Everyone by Alvin Schwartz3-51993-1994
The Pigman and Me by Paul Zindel6-81993-1994
Zomo the Rabbit by Gerald McDermottK-21993-1994
Rats on the Roof and Other Stories by James Marshall3-51992-1993
The Day That Elvis Came to Town by Jan Marino6-81992-1993
Mucky Moose by Jonathan AllenK-21992-1993
Tales from Gold Mountain: Stories of the Chinese in the New World by Paul Yee3-51991-1992
Cousins by Virginia Hamilton6-81991-1992
Julius, the Baby of the World by Kevin HenkesK-21991-1992
More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz3-51990-1991
The Glory Girl by Betsy Byars6-81990-1991
Walking across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton9-121990-1991
The Socksnatchers by Lorna BalianK-21990-1991
In Trouble Again, Zelda Hammersmith? by Lynn Hall3-51989-1990
Mad, Mad Monday by Herma Silverstein6-81989-1990
The Little Old Man Who Could Not Read by Irma Simonton BlackK-21989-1990
The War with Grandpa by Robert Kimmel Smith3-51988-1989
No swimming in Dark Pond and other chilling tales by Judith Gorog6-81988-1989
The Princess Bride by William Goldman9-121988-1989
No Jumping on the Bed! by Tedd ArnoldK-21988-1989
Wart, Son of Toad by Alden R. Carter10-121987-1988
My Mother Never Listens to Me by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat2-31987-1988
The Dollhouse Murders by Betty Ren Wright4-61987-1988
Revenge of the Nerd by John McNamara7-91987-1988
My Teacher Sleeps in School (Picture Puffins) by Leatie WeissK-11987-1988
Yeager by Chuck Yeager10-121986-1987
The New Kid on the Block by Jack Prelutsky2-31986-1987
Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner4-61986-1987
You Never Can Tell by Ellen Conford7-91986-1987
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe NumeroffK-11986-1987
Him She Loves? by M. E. Kerr10-121985-1986
The Adventures of Albert, the Running Bear by Barbara Isenberg2-31985-1986
Superfudge by Judy Blume4-61985-1986
The Divorce Express by Paula Danziger7-91985-1986
The Pain and the Great One by Judy BlumeK-11985-1986
Grendel by John Gardner10-121984-1985
The Great Green Turkey Creek Monster by James Flora2-31984-1985
The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children, No. 1) by Gertrude Chandler Warner4-61984-1985
Tangle of Roots by Barbara Girion7-91984-1985
A Pocket for Corduroy by Don FreemanK-11984-1985
Cages of Glass, Flowers of Time by Charlotte Culin10-121983-1984
Ralph S. Mouse by Beverly Cleary2-31983-1984
Nothing's Fair in Fifth Grade by Barthe DeClements4-61983-1984
Unicorns in the Rain by Barbara Cohen7-91983-1984
Arthur's Nose by Marc BrownK-11983-1984
Sunshine by Norma Klein10-121982-1983
The Chocolate Chip Mystery by John McInnes2-31982-1983
Stuart Little by E. B. White4-61982-1983
Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan7-91982-1983
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William SteigK-11982-1983
Christy by Catherine Marshall10-121981-1982
Granny and the Indians by Peggy Parish2-31981-1982
Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery by Deborah Howe4-61981-1982
Mayday! Mayday! by Hilary H. Milton7-91981-1982
The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise BrownK-11981-1982
Charlotte's Web by E. B. White2-31980-1981
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson4-51980-1981
The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien6-81980-1981
The Acorn People by Ron Jones9-121980-1981
Katy No-Pocket by Emmy PayneK-11980-1981

Nominee 96

The Three Billy Goats Buenos by Susan Middleton Elya2-3 Fiction2023
The Crow and the Peacock by Jo Fernihough2-3 Fiction2023
Don't Hug Doug (He Doesn't Like It) by Carrie Finison2-3 Fiction2023
Audrey L and Audrey W: Best Friends-ish: Book 1 by Carter Higgins2-3 Fiction2023
Mindful Mr. Sloth by Katy Hudson2-3 Fiction2023
The Treasure Box by Dave Keane2-3 Fiction2023
Old Rock (is not boring) by Deb Pilutti2-3 Fiction2023
Gladys the Magic Chicken by Adam Rubin2-3 Fiction2023
Brilliant Bea by Shaina Rudolph2-3 Fiction2023
The Amazing Life of Azaleah Lane by Nikki Shannon Smith2-3 Fiction2023
Whoo-Ku Haiku: A Great Horned Owl Story by Maria Gianferrari2-3 Nonfiction2023
When Cloud Became a Cloud by Rob Hodgson2-3 Nonfiction2023
The Cat Man of Aleppo by Irene Latham2-3 Nonfiction2023
Over and Under the Canyon by Kate Messner2-3 Nonfiction2023
Only Margaret: A Story about Margaret Wise Brown (Incredible Lives for Young Readers) by Candice Ransom2-3 Nonfiction2023
The Elephants Come Home: A True Story of Seven Elephants, Two People, and One Extraordinary Friendship by Kim Tomsic2-3 Nonfiction2023
Project Startup #1 (Eat Bugs) by Laura D'Asaro4-5 Fiction2023
A Tale as Tall as Jacob: Misadventures With My Brother by Samantha Edwards4-5 Fiction2023
The Mystery of the Taj Mahal Treasure by Raj Haldar4-5 Fiction2023
Stella by McCall Hoyle4-5 Fiction2023
Accidental Trouble Magnet by Zanib Mian4-5 Fiction2023
Alien Summer by James S. Murray4-5 Fiction2023
Endlessly Ever After: Pick YOUR Path to Countless Fairy Tale Endings! by Laurel Snyder4-5 Fiction2023
Pencilvania by Stephanie Watson4-5 Fiction2023
Good Dogs on a Bad Day by Rachel Wenitsky4-5 Fiction2023
Who Was the Voice of the People?: Cesar Chavez by Terry Blas4-5 Nonfiction2023
Lobe Your Brain: What Matters About Your Grey Matter by Leanne Boucher Gill PhD4-5 Nonfiction2023
Who Is a Scientist? by Laura Gehl4-5 Nonfiction2023
One million oysters on top of the mountain by Alex Nogués4-5 Nonfiction2023
The Floating Field: How a Group of Thai Boys Built Their Own Soccer Field by Scott Riley4-5 Nonfiction2023
The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera6-8 Fiction2023
Brave in the Woods by Tracy Holczer6-8 Fiction2023
What About Will by Ellen Hopkins6-8 Fiction2023
Kingston and the Magician's Lost and Found by Rucker Moses6-8 Fiction2023
Time Villains by Victor Piñeiro6-8 Fiction2023
Treasure of the World by Tara Sullivan6-8 Fiction2023
Something Stinks! by Jonathan FenskeK-12023
Hello, Rain! by Kyo MaclearK-12023
Sleep Like Me by Tatia NadareishviliK-12023
Too Crowded by Lena PodestaK-12023
Ship in a Bottle by Andrew PrahinK-12023
Redlocks and the Three Bears by Claudia RuedaK-12023
One Blue Gnu by Danna SmithK-12023
Solitary Animals: Introverts of the Wild by Joshua David SteinK-12023
Line and Scribble by Debora VogrigK-12023
Inside Cat by Brendan WenzelK-12023
President Taft Is Stuck in the Bath by Mac Barnett2-32015-2016
Breaking News: Bear Alert by David Biedrzycki2-32015-2016
R is for Rosie the Riveter: Working Women on the Home Front in World War II by Frances Tunnell Carter2-32015-2016
Goldi Rocks and the Three Bears by Corey Rosen Schwartz and Beth Coulton2-32015-2016
Ten Thank-You Letters by Daniel Kirk2-32015-2016
Frankenstink!: Garbage Gone Bad by Ron Lightburn2-32015-2016
I Pledge Allegiance by Pat Mora2-32015-2016
Hands & Hearts: With 15 Words in American Sign Language by Donna Jo Napoli2-32015-2016
My Pet Book by Bob Staake2-32015-2016
Like Carrot Juice on a Cupcake (Eleanor) by Julie Sternberg2-32015-2016
A Yellow Watermelon by Ted M. Dunagan4-5 Fiction2015-2016
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein4-5 Fiction2015-2016
Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff4-5 Fiction2015-2016
The Bambino and Me by Zachary Hyman4-5 Fiction2015-2016
The Sittin' Up by Shelia P. Moses4-5 Fiction2015-2016
The Junction of Sunshine and Lucky by Holly Schindler4-5 Fiction2015-2016
Rump: The True Story of Rumplestiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff4-5 Fiction2015-2016
Paperboy by Vince Vawter4-5 Fiction2015-2016
Hope Springs by Eric Walters4-5 Fiction2015-2016
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson4-5 Fiction2015-2016
Seeds of Freedom: The Peaceful Integration of Huntsville, Alabama by Hester Bass4-5 Nonfiction2015-2016
He Has Shot the President!: April 14, 1865: The Day John Wilkes Booth Killed President Lincoln by Don Brown4-5 Nonfiction2015-2016
Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything by Maira Kalman4-5 Nonfiction2015-2016
Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery that Baffled All of France by Mara Rockliff4-5 Nonfiction2015-2016
Growing Up Pedro: How the Martinez Brothers Made It from the Dominican Republic All the Way to the Major Leagues by Matt Tavares4-5 Nonfiction2015-2016
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation by Duncan Tonatiuh4-5 Nonfiction2015-2016
Tell Me by Joan Bauer6-8 Fiction2015-2016
The salvation of Miss Lucretia by Ted M. Dunagan6-8 Fiction2015-2016
The Walk On by John Feinstein6-8 Fiction2015-2016
Halley by Faye Gibbons6-8 Fiction2015-2016
The Neptune Project by Polly Holyoke6-8 Fiction2015-2016
My Brother's Story (Blackwater Novels) by Allen Johnson Jr6-8 Fiction2015-2016
Diary of a Waitress: The Not-So-Glamorous Life of a Harvey Girl by Carolyn Meyer6-8 Fiction2015-2016
Bugged: How Insects Changed History by Sarah Albee6-8 Non-Fiction2015-2016
Fighting Fire!: Ten of the Deadliest Fires in American History and How We Fought Them by Michael L. Cooper6-8 Non-Fiction2015-2016
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina by Michaela DePrince6-8 Non-Fiction2015-2016
The Death of the Hat: A Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objects by Paul B. Janeczko6-8 Non-Fiction2015-2016
Voices from the March on Washington by J. Patrick Lewis6-8 Non-Fiction2015-2016
Peanut Butter & Cupcake by Terry BorderK-12015-2016
Nelly Gnu and Daddy Too by Anna DewdneyK-12015-2016
Nobody's Perfect by David ElliottK-12015-2016
The Spider: The Disgusting Critters Series by Elise GravelK-12015-2016
As an Oak Tree Grows by G. Brian KarasK-12015-2016
Otis and the Scarecrow by Loren LongK-12015-2016
Marlene, Marlene, Queen of Mean by Jane LynchK-12015-2016
The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water by Gemma MerinoK-12015-2016
The Book with No Pictures by B. J. NovakK-12015-2016
Cuckoo! by Fiona RobertonK-12015-2016
Ninja Red Riding Hood by Corey Rosen SchwartzK-12015-2016
The Bone Detectives: How Forensic Anthropologists Solve Crimes and Uncover Mysteries of the Dead by Donna M. Jackson1996

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