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American Library Association Book Awards

The American Library Association presents a number of awards every year. Try some of these lists:

Caldecott Medal - Goes to the best picture book of the year.

Newberry Medal - Goes to "the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children" each year.

Batchelder Award - Goes to the outstanding book published in a language other than English each year.

Belpre Award - Goes to the outstanding children's book written or illustrated by a Latino/ Latina.

Geisel Award - Goes to the outstanding book for beginning readers

Sibert Award - Goes to the most distinguished information book

Wilder Award - Goes to an author or illustrator who has made a long-term, substantial contribution to children's literature

Book Recommendations from Mrs. Whiteford’s 2015 – 2016 6th Grade Class

 

Action/Adventure:
The Variant Series
Divergent Series
Mazerunner series
Hunger Games series
The Ranger’s Apprentice
The Brother Band Chronicles
All Fall Down

Alex Rider series
Artemis Fowl
Magnus Chase
The Crown of Ptolemy
X Men Origins – Wolverine
My side of the Mountain
Loot
Keepers of the Lost City

 

Fantasy:
Harry Potter
Unwanted Series
Menagerie
The Hobbit

Eragon series
Twilight series
Wings of Fire
Daniel X series

Warriors series
Percy Jackson series
Phantom Tollbooth
James and the Giant Peach
Chronicles of Narnia
Magic 2.0
NPC
Air Man

The Blackwell Series
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Emily Winsnap series
Kane Chronicles

 

Nonfiction:
Little Known Facts About Well Known Places

 

Mystery:
Mysterious Benedict Society
Nancy Drew
Hardy Boys
39 Clues
Spiderwick
Sammy Keyes

 

Historical Fiction:
I Survived series
To Kill a Mockingbird
Little Women
Royal Diaries of Marie Antoinette
Robin Hood
Dar and the Spearthrower
Blood on the River

 

SciFi/Horror:
Star Wars
Dune
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
Hypnotist

Jedi Academy series
The Martian
Halo series

 

Drama/Realistic Fiction
Wonder
Mixed up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankwhiler
A little Princess
Holes
Dork Diaries
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Paper Town
The Fault in Our Stars
Middle School
Out of My Mind
I Funny
Treasure Hunter
Charlotte’s Web

The Marvels
Where the Red Fern Grows
Danny the Champion of the World
BFG – Big Friendly Giant
Hatchet
Because of Winn Dixie
Hero

Poetry:
Falling Up
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Running Babbit
A Light in the Attic

Shakespeare
Everything On It
Pizza the Size of the Sun


 

 

 

Find More Reading!

Have you read every book in your favorite series? Do you need some ideas of new books to read? Look through some of these lists of book awards to find great books that are new to you!

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