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 2016 AND THE WINNER IS ...  " Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25" 

Download the 2017 nominee list from our FILES section above

Click on Files above to read a review of the 2017 Rebecca Caudill Nominee books.

The Manteno Middle School Literary Club began it's ninth year in 2016-2017.  We are looking for members, grades 5 to 8, who enjoy reading.  We participate in the Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award program.  Members who read a minimum of three nominated books are eligible to vote.  Start reading over the summer.  Here are the 2017 nominations:

 Title

 Author

Interest
Level
grades

Lexile 
level

 RC
points

 5th gr
restriction

1 The Crossover  Alexander, Kwame

 4-8

 750  7  
           
2 The Night Gardener  Auxier, Jonathan  6-8  690  19  VS, L
           

3 The War that Saved My Life

 Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker  6-8  580  16  VS, L
           
4 Stella by Starlight  Draper, Sharon  4-7  740  12  VS, L
           
 5 Nightbird  Hoffman, Alice  5-8      
           
6 The Secret Hum of a Daisy  Holczer, Tracy  5-8  820  17  L
           
 7 The Fourteenth Goldfish  Holm, Jennifer  4-6  550  7  
           
 8 Rhyme Schemer  Holt, K.A.  5-8      
           
9 The Great Trouble Hopkinson, Deborah  5-8  660  11  VS
           
 10 Fish in a Tree  Hunt, Linda Mullaly  4-6  550  13  
           
11 The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim  Johnson, E.K.  7-8  1020  19  AC, VS
           
12 Masterminds  Korman, Gordon  4-7  730  16  
           
 13 The Paper Cowboy  Levine, Kristin  5-8  600  19  
           
 14  Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March  Lowery, Lynda Blackmon  4-8  780  7  VS
           
 15  Rain Reign  Martin, Ann M.  4-7  720  9     
           
 16  Echo   Ryan, Pam Munoz                       5-8    680       20  
           
17  The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights  Sheinkin, Steve  6-8  950  10  
           
 18  The Screaming Staircase   Stroud, Jonathan                    5-8    720    22  VS, L
         
 19 How I Became a Ghost: A Choctaw Trail of Tears Story  Tingle, Tim  5-8  480  8
       
20 A Time to Dance Venkatraman, Padma 6-8 720 10