Lists and Suggestions for Kids


Category: awards

List: Bluestem Award Nominees 2020

Applegate, Katherine, author.

"A red oak tree and a crow help their human neighbors work out their differences"-- ...

Arnold, Elana K., author.

For Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat), life tends to be full of surprises -- some of them good, so...

Blabey, Aaron, author, illustrator.

The Bad Guys, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Shark, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Piranha, want to be heroes, and they decide th...

Brallier, Max, author.

"After a monster apocalypse hits town, average thirteen-year-old Jack Sullivan builds a team of...

Bowling, Dusti, author.

New friends and a mystery help Aven, thirteen, adjust to middle school and life at a dying western t...

Graff, Lisa (Lisa Colleen), 1981- author.

Fifth-grader Winnie, with notes from her friends, writes of turning her treehouse into an embassy af...

Gratz, Alan, 1972- author.

A fourth grader fights back when From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konig...

Green, Shari, 1963- author.

Olivia has been Macy McMillan's best friend ever since Macy transferred to Hamiliton Elementary...

Harris, Neil Patrick, 1973- author.

"Six young magicians and illusionists team up to save their small town from a crooked carnival ...

Kelly, Erin Entrada, author.

Charlotte, twelve, and Ben, eleven, are highly-skilled competitors at online Scrabble and that conne...

Hale, Nathan, 1976-

Nathan Hale, the author's historical namesake, was America's first spy, a Revolutionary Wa...

Hale, Shannon, author.

Newbery Honor author Shannon Hale and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham join forces...

Wallmark, Laurie, author.

This is a children's book biography of Grace Hopper, who played a prominent role in the early d...

Burcaw, Shane, author.

A picture book answering the questions young children ask Shane Burcaw about his wheelchair and life...

Brown, Martin, 1959- author, illustrator.

Find out all about the amazing animals you need to know but never get to see, from the numbat to the...

Rose, Deborah Lee, author.

The true story of Beauty the eagle's rescue and rehabilitation. Beauty has been featured on Nat...

Wallace, Sandra Neil, author.

Discover the true story of NFL star Ernie Barnes -- a boy who followed his dreams and became one of ...

Raczka, Bob, author.

"Who says words need to be concrete? This collection shapes poems in surprising and delightful ...

Barton, Chris, author.

"When the British Royal Navy grew desperate to protect their ship from German U-Boat attacks, t...

Eggers, Dave, author.

In this fascinating, fun take on nonfiction, uniquely American in its frank tone and honest look at ...