Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: 2022 Rebecca Caudill Award Nominees

Allen, Kate, 1977- author.

"Following a tragedy that further alters the course of her life, twelve-year-old Lucy Everhart...

Athaide, Tina, author.

In alternating voices, friends Asha and Yesofu, one Indian and one African, find their world turned...

Brosgol, Vera, author, illustrator.

A misfit girl and her brother attend summer camp, where they struggle with primitive plumbing, snob...

Callender, Kacen, author.

"In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, one boy's grief takes him beyond the bayous of ...

Day, Christine, 1993- author.

"When twelve-year-old Edie finds letters and photographs in her attic that change everything s...

Dee, Barbara, author.

When boys in her class start touching seventh-grader Mila and making her feel uncomfortable, she do...

Gemeinhart, Dan, author.

Twelve-year-old Coyote and her father rush to Poplin Springs, Washington, in their old school bus s...

Heiligman, Deborah, author.

"A true account of the attack and sinking of the passenger ship SS City of Benares, which was ...

Marks, Janae, author.

"Avid baker Zoe Washington receives a letter on her twelfth birthday from her biological fathe...

Noah, Trevor, 1984- author.

The comedian traces his coming of age during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumu...

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Oppel, Kenneth, 1967- author.

When an inkblot, who can write, listen, learn, and draw, jumps out of Mr. Rylance's sketchbook...

Rhodes, Jewell Parker, author.

"After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white police officer, he observes the aftermath of h...

Schwab, Victoria, author.

Ever since her near-fatal drowning, Cassidy has been able to pull back the "Veil" that se...

Sloan, Holly Goldberg, 1958- author.

Unhappy about being sent to the same summer camp after their fathers start dating, Bett and Avery, ...

Steinkellner, Emma, author, artist.

"Thirteen-year-old Moth Hush loves all things witchy. But she's about to discover that wi...

Stone, Nic, author.

William "Scoob" Lamar takes a trip with grandma through the American South, both past and...

Takei, George, 1937- author.

"A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood impr...

Warga, Jasmine, author.

Sent with her mother to the safety of a relative's home in Cincinnati when her Syrian hometown...

Williams, Alicia, 1970- author.

Thirteen-year-old Genesis tries again and again to lighten her black skin, thinking it is the root ...