Bluebonnet Book List

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Check out the list below to discover the books nominated for next year's Texas Bluebonnet Book award. These books will be read by third through sixth graders all over the state of Texas, and students who have read at least five will be able to vote for their favorite in January 2017. The winning book will receive the Bluebonnet Award. Please contact Mrs. Smith if you have any questions. 

2017-2018 Nominees:


Ada's Violin by Susan Hood

The Best Man by Richard Peck * 

Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids and a Hundred Sea Turtles by Philippe Cousteau and Deborah Hopkinson 

The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

The Great Pet Escape: Book 1 of the Pets on the Loose series by Victoria Jamieson

The Great Shelby Holmes by Elizabeth Eulberg

In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph Marshall III

The Key to Extraordinary by Natalie Lloyd

The Last Kids on Earth by Max Braillier

Little Cat's Luck by Marion Dane Bauer

Lola Levine: Drama Queen by Monica Brown

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: Spirit Week Showdown by Crystal Allen

Maybe a Fox by Kathi Appelt and Allison McGhee

The Princess and the Warrior by Duncan Tonatiuh

Soar by Joan Bauer

Some Kind of Courage by Dan Gemeinhart

The Storyteller by Evan Turk

Towers Falling by Jewell Parker Rhodes *

Unidentified Suburban Objects by Mike Jung
Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions‚Äč by Chris Barton

‚ÄčThese books contain some mature content. Please contact Mrs. Smith with questions. 

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