Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: 2024 Rebecca Caudill Award Nominees

Cherry-Paul, Sonja, author.

Kids will discover where racist ideas came from, identify how they impact America today, and meet t... More

Dee, Barbara, author.

When twelve-year-old Zinnia Manning's older brother Gabriel is diagnosed with bipolar disorder... More

Forman, Gayle, author.

In the summer of 1987 in Venice, California, ten-year-old Bug and her new friend Frankie learn impo... More

Freeman, Megan E., author.

Perfect for fans of Hatchet and the I Survived series, this harrowing middle grade debut novel-in-v... More

Hamza, Nina, author.

Ahmed Aziz is having an epic year--epically bad. After his dad gets sick, the family moves from Haw... More

Higuera, Donna Barba, author.

"A girl named Petra Pena, who wanted nothing more than to be a storyteller, like her abuelita.... More

Ireland, Justina, author.

Discovering her ability to see ghosts when a cruel act ends her father's life and forces her t... More

LaRocca, Rajani, author.

"Reha feels torn between two worlds: school, where she's the only Indian American student... More

Peters, Shawn, 1971- author.

Logan, an undersized twelve-year-old orphan with a photographic memory and no filter, discovers tha... More

Ponti, James, author.

Sara Martinez is a hacker. She recently broke into the New York City juvenile justice system to exp... More

Reese, Jenn, author.

After an incident shatters their family, eleven-year-old Samantha Littlefield and her older sister,... More

Riordan, Rick, author.

In this story inspired by Jules Verne's "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," Ana Dakkar, ... More

Sepetys, Ruta, author.

In a country governed by isolation, fear, and a tyrannical dictator, seventeen-year-old Cristian Fl... More

Sheinkin, Steve, author.

"As World War II comes to a close, the United States and the Soviet Union emerge as the two gr... More

Siddiqui, Maleeha, author.

"It's Nimra Sharif's first time going to public school. Nimra's nervous, but as... More

Soontornvat, Christina, author.

A boy on the run. A girl determined to find him. A compelling fantasy looks at issues of privilege,... More

Warga, Jasmine, author.

Estranged from the best friend whose brother killed her sister in a school shooting, a grieving Cor... More

Yee, Lisa, author.

"Eleven-year-old Maizy Chen visits her estranged grandparents, who own and run a Chinese resta... More

Yogis, Jaimal, author.

"When Grace moves to Hong Kong with her mom and new stepdad, her biggest concern is making fri... More