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Rebecca Caudill Award 2018 Nominees

The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Award is an annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades 4-8 in participating Illinois schools. Most of these books are available on our School Reading List Nooks. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.


Children’s Fiction (J)


Author Title Call Number
BertmanThe Book Scavenger
Also available on CD and Playaway. (354 pp.)
J Bertman
SacharFuzzy Mud
Also available on CD, Playaway, eBook and eAudio. (181 pp.)
J Sachar

Junior High Fiction (Y)


Author Title Call Number
ConnorAll Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook
Also available on CD, Playaway and eBook. (381 pp.)
Y Connor
EagarHour of the Bees
Also available on CD, eBook and Playaway. (360 pp.)
Y Eagar
HiltonFull Cicada Moon
(389 pp.)
Y Hilton
HoltHouse Arrest
On order. (298 pp.)
Y Holt
LaiListen Slowly
Also available on CD and Playaway. (260 pp.)
Y Lai
NielsenA Night Divided
Also available on CD, Playaway, eBook and eAudio. (317 pp.)
Y Nielsen
PearsallThe Seventh Most Important Thing
Also available on Playaway and eBook. CD oo. (278 pp.)
Y Pearsall
PriestI Am Princess X
Also available on Playaway, eBook and eAudio. CD oo. (227 pp.)
Y Priest
SchmidtOrbiting Jupiter
Also available on CD, eBook and Playaway. (183 pp.)
Y Schmidt
SmithBeneath
(264 pp.)
Y Smith
SteadGoodbye Stranger
Also available on CD, Playaway, eBook and eAudio. (289 pp.)
Y Stead
TyreLast in a Long Line of Rebels
Also available on CD. (279 pp.)
Y Tyre

Comics & Graphic Novels


Author Title Call Number
BrownDrowned City: Hurricane Katrina
(96 pp.)
Y Comic BR
ChmakovaAwkward
(210 pp.)
Y Comic CH
JamiesonRoller Girl
(239 pp.)
Y Comic JA

Nonfiction, Folktales & Poetry


Author Title Call Number
LeysonThe Boy on the Wooden Box
Also available on CD and Playaway. (231 pp.)
Y940.53 LE

Teen Room (High School Collection)


Author Title Call Number
GandaI Will Always Write Back
CD and Playaway oo. (392 pp.)
High School Alifirenka
SullivanThe Bitter Side of Sweet
Also available on CD and eBook. (299 pp.)
High School Sullivan

Last Updated: 3/17

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