Texas Bluebonnet Award 2015-2016 Master List
ï¿¼Auxier, Jonathan. 2014. The Night Gardener.
ï¿¼Brown, Don. 2013. The Great American Dust Bowl.
ï¿¼Bryant, Jen. 2014. The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus. Illustrated by Melissa Sweet.
Cammuso, Frank. 2013. The Misadventures of Salem Hyde: Book One: Spelling Trouble.
ï¿¼Cavanaugh, Nancy J. 2014. Always, Abigail.
ï¿¼Daly, Cathleen. 2014. Emilyâ€™s Blue Period. Illustrated by Lisa Brown.
ï¿¼de los Santos, Marisa and David Teague. 2014. Saving Lucas Biggs.
ï¿¼Eddleman, Peggy. 2013. Sky Jumpers.
ï¿¼Egan, Kate; with Magician Mike Lane. 2014. The Vanishing Coin. Illustrated by Eric Wight.
ï¿¼Ehlert, Lois. 2014. The Scraps Book: Notes from a Colorful Life.
ï¿¼Engle, Margarita. 2013. Mountain Dog. Illustrated by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov.
Gandhi, Arun and Bethany Hegedus. 2014. Grandfather Gandhi. Illustrated by Evan Turk.
Healy, Christopher. 2012. The Heroâ€™s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom.
Hill, Laban Carrick. 2013. When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop.
Philbrick, Rodman. 2014. Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina.
ï¿¼Schanen, Adriana Brad. 2014. Quinny & Hopper. Illustrated by Greg Swearingen.
ï¿¼Searles, Rachel. 2014. The Lost Planet.
Singer, Marilyn. 2013. Rutherford B., Who Was He?: Poems About Our Presidents. Illustrated by John Hendrix.
Tonatiuh, Duncan. 2014. Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & Her Familyâ€™s Fight for Desegregation.
ï¿¼Turnage, Sheila. 2014. The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing.
I’ve read and reviewed six out of twenty of these nominated books, and I’d like to take a look at the rest. Links are to Semicolon reviews.
Publisher’s Weekly: Best Middle Grade Books of 2014. I’ve read and reviewed five of the fourteen books on this list, and I need to read at least two more for Cybils. I’ll just say that it’s not my list, but it’s not too bad either.