National Read Aloud Day is
October 22nd

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNERS AND FINALISTS TO READ ALOUD

Books for Middle School Students

An American Plague: Yellow Fever 1793, Jim Murphy (Finalist 2003)

Holes, Louis Sachar (Winner 1998)

Hush, Jacqueline Woodson (Finalist 2002)

My Brother Sam Is Dead, James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier (Finalist 1975)

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, Mildred Taylor (Finalist 1977)

The Tiger Rising, Kate DiCamillo (Finalist 2001)

The Trolls, Polly Horvath (Finalist 1999)


Books for High School Students

A Long Way from Chicago, Richard Peck (Finalist 1998)

The Great Gilly Hopkins, Katherine Paterson (Winner, 1979)

To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee (Finalist 1961)

Storm Catchers, Tim Bowler

King of the Mild Frontier, Chris Crutcher

The Battle of Jericho, Sharon Draper

The Big Burn, Jeanette Ingold

The First Part Last, Angela Johnson

The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd

Twists and Turns, Janet McDonald

Acceleration, Graham McNamee

Big Mouth and Ugly Girl, Joyce Carol Oates

Vote for Lary, Janet Tashjian

House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros