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Events and books just for kids ages 8-12
Mysteries and Thrillers
Real People, Real Stories
Texas Lone Star Reading List - Grades 6, 7, 8
Texas Bluebonnet Award List - Grades 3, 4, 5
Texas Bluebonnet Award 2022-2023 Master List
Amari and the Night Brothers
by B.B.Alston, illustrated by Godwin Akpan. (2021).
Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna
by Alda P. Dobbs. (2021).
Bartali's Bicycle: The True Story of Gino Bartali, Italy's Secret Hero
by Megan Hoyt, illustrated by Iacopo Bruno. (2021).
Becoming Muhammad Ali: A Novel
by James Patterson & Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile. (2020).
Billy Miller Makes a Wish
by Kevin Henkes. (2021).
The Hungry Place
by Jessie Haas. (2020).
J. D. and the Great Barber Battle
by J. Dillard, illustrated by Akeem S. Roberts. (2021).
The Lion of Mars
by Jennifer Holm. (2021).
by Jacqueline West. (2021).
Memoirs of a Tortoise
by Devin Scillian, illustrated by Tim Bowers. (2020).
by Deva Fagan. (2021).
No Place for Monsters
by Kory Merritt. (2020).
Once Upon a Camel
by Kathi Appelt, illustrated by Eric Rohmann. (2021).
The One Thing You'd Save
by Linda Sue Park, illustrated by Robert Sae-Heng. (2021).
Rock by Rock: The Fantastical Garden of Nek Chand
by Jennifer Bradbury, illustrated by Sam Boughton. (2021).
by McCall Hoyle. (2021).
Swish! The Slam-Dunking, Alley-Ooping, High-Flying Harlem Globetrotters
by Suzanne Slade, illustrated by Don Tate. (2020).
by Varian Johnson, illustrated by Shannon Wright. (2020).
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre
by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Floyd Cooper. (2021).
by Katherine Applegate, illustrated by Charles Santoso. (2021).
Texas Bluebonnet Award 2021-2022 Master List
by Kayla Miller. (2020).
The Best of Iggy
by Annie Barrows, illustrated by Sam Ricks. (2019).
Black Brother, Black Brother
by Jewell Parker Rhodes. (2020).
The Canyon’s Edge
by Dusti Bowling. (2020).
by Ernesto Cisneros. (2020).
The Elephant’s Girl
by Celesta Rimington. (2020).
Follow Those Zebras: Solving a Migration Mystery
by Sandra Markle. (2020).
A Hatful of Dragons: and More Than 13.8 Billion Other Funny Poems
by Vikram Madan (2020).
Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera
by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Eric Rohmann. (2020).
The Incredibly Dead Pets of Rex Dexter
by Aaron Reynolds. (2020).
Lexi Magill and the Teleportation Tournament
by Kim Long. (2019).
The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read
by Rita Lorraine Hubbard, illustrated by Oge Mora. (2020).
Our Friend Hedgehog: The Story of Us
by Lauren Castillo. (2020).
Scary Stories for Young Foxes
by Christian McKay Heidicker, illustrated by Junyi Wu. (2019).
The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver
by Gene Barretta, illustrated by Frank Morrison. (2020).
Sharuko: el arqueólogo Peruano Julio C. Tello / Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello
by Monica Brown, illustrated by Elisa Chavarri. (2020).
Someplace to Call Home
by Sandra Dallas. (2019).
Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky
by Kwame Mbalia. (2019).
Ways to Make Sunshine
by Reneè Watson, illustrated by Nina Mata. (2020).
Words on Fire
by Jennifer A. Nielsen. (2019)
Texas Bluebonnet Award 2020-2021 Master List
A Place to Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech that Inspired a Nation
by Barry Wittenstein, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney (2019)
A Wolf Called Wander
by Rosanne Parry (2019)
Bernice Buttman, Model Citizen
by Niki Lenz (2019)
by Gillian McDunn (2019)
Charlie Hernandez and the League of Shadows
by Ryan Cajelo (2018)
Frankie Sparks & the Class Pet
by Megan Frazer Blakemore, illustrated by Nadja Sarell (2019)
From an Idea to Disney: How Branding Made Disney a Household Name
by Lowey Bundy Sichol, illustrated by C.S. Jennings (2019)
Greystone Secrets #1: The Strangers
by Margaret Petersen Haddix (2019)
If I Built a School
by Chris Van Dusen (2019)
by Jerry Craft (2019)
by J.A. White (2018)
No More Poems! A Book in Verse That Just Gets Worse
by Rhett Miller, illustrated by Dan Santat (2019)
Pass Go and Collect $200:
The Real Story of How MONOPOLY Was Invented
by Tanya Lee Stone, illustrated by Steven Salerno (2018)
Rocket to the Moon (Big Ideas That Changed the World)
by Don Brown (2019)
by Bobbie Pyron (2019)
Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster
by Jonathan Auxier (2018)
The Bridge Home
by Padma Venkatraman (2019)
The Rhino in the Right Field
by Stacy Dekeyser (2018)
They Call Me Güero: A Border Kid’s Poems
by David Bowles (2018)
What Do You Do With a Voice Like That? The Story of Extraordinary Congresswoman Barbara Jordan
by Chris Barton, illustrated by Ekua Holmes (2018)
Texas Bluebonnet Award 2019-2020 Master List
The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle
by Christina Uss (2018)
The Boo-Boos That Changed the World: A True Story About an Accidental Invention (Really!)
by Barry Wittenstein, illustrated by Chris Hsu (2018)
by J.S. Puller (2018)
The Cardboard Kingdom
by Chad Sell (2018)
Crown: An Ode to a Fresh Cut
by Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Gordon C. James (2017)
The Dragon Slayer: Folktales From Latin America
by Jaime Hernandez (2018)
by Adam Rubin, illustrated by Crash McCreery (2018)
Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams
by Lesa Cline-Ransome, illustrated by James E. Ransome (2018)
by Jewell Parker Rhodes (2018)
by Jacqueline Woodson (2018)
The Magic Misfits
by Neil Patrick Harris and Alex Azam (2017)
Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring
by Angela Cervantes (2018)
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl
, by Stacy McAnulty (2018)
Gedrick and Me
by Patrick Carman (2017)
Kwame Alexander (2018)
by Sharon Creech (2018)
by MarcyKate Connolly (2018)
Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go to School
by Julie Falatko, illustrated by Colin Jack (2018)
by Will McIntosh (2017)
by Katherine Applegate
Texas Bluebonnet Award 2018-2019 Master List
How to Avoid Extinction
by Paul Acampora (2016)
Step Right Up: How Doc and Jim Key Taught the World About Kindness
by Donna Bowman, illustrated by Daniel Minter (2016)
by Jason Chin (2017)
Bravo! Poems About Amazing Hispanics
by Margarita Engle, illustrated by Rafael López (2017)
by Allen Gratz (2017)
by Nikki Grimes (2016)
Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing
by Kay A. Haring, illustrated by Robert Neubecker
by Pete Hautman (2017)
Grandpa’s Hal-La-Loo-Ya Hambone
by Joe Hayes, illustrated by Antonio L. Castro (2016)
by Erin Entrada Kelly, illustrated by Isabel Roxas (2017)
by Hena Khan (2017)
Me and Marvin Gardens
by Amy Sarig King (2017)
The Unlucky Lottery Winners of Classroom 13
by Honest Lee & Matthew J. Gilbert, illustrated by Joelle Dreidemy (2016)
Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix
by Jacqueline Briggs Martin & June Jo Lee, illustrated by Man One (2017)
Sergeant Reckless: The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero
by Patricia McCormick, illustrated by Iacopo Bruno (2017)
The Bicycle Spy
by Yona Zeldis McDonough (2016)
by Ellen Oh (2017)
The Harlem Charade
by Natasha Tarpley (2017)
Stef Soto, Taco Queen
by Jennifer Torres (2017)
Wedgie and Gizmo
by Susan Selfors, illustrated by Barbara Fisinger (2017)
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