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OLD - Rebecca Caudill Award 2014 Nominees

The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award is an annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades 4-8 in participating Illinois schools. Most of these books are available on our School Reading List Nooks. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.

Children’s Fiction (J)


Author Title Call Number
AtkinsonI, Emma Freke
Also available in paperback, on CD, Playaway, and eBook. (234 pp.)
J Atkinson
ErskineMockingbird: (Mok' ing-burd)
Also available in paperback, on CD, Playaway and eBook. (235 pp.)
J Erskine
GidwitzA Tale Dark and Grimm
Also available in paperback, on CD, Playaway and eBook. (256 pp.)
J Gidwitz
NichollsWays to Live Forever
Also available in paperback, on CD and Playaway. (212 pp.)
J Nicholls
PalacioWonder
Also available on CD, Playaway and eBook. (315 pp.)
J Palacio
YelchinBreaking Stalin's Nose
Also available on CD and Playaway. (151 pp.)
J Yelchin

Junior High Fiction (Y)


Author Title Call Number
BauerClose to Famous
Also available in paperback. (250 pp.)
Y Bauer
FlanaganThe Outcasts
Also available in paperback, on Playaway and eBook. (434 pp.)
Y Flanagan
LevineThe Lions of Little Rock
Also available in paperback, on CD and eBook. (298 pp.)
Y Levine
MeloyThe Apothecary
Also available in paperback and on CD. (353 pp.)
Y Meloy
Morton-ShawThe Hunt for the Seventh
Also available in paperback and eBook. (273 pp.)
Y Morton-Shaw
NeriGhetto Cowboy
Also available on CD, Playaway, and eBook. (218 pp.)
Y Neri
PerkinsBamboo People
Also available in paperback, on CD and eBook. (272 pp.)
Y Perkins
ReedyWords in the Dust
Also available on CD, Playaway and eBook. (266 pp.)
Y Reedy
SchmidtOkay for Now
Also available in paperback, on CD, Playaway and eBook. (360 pp.)
Y Schmidt
ShethBoys Without Names
Also available in paperback and eBook. (316 pp.)
Y Sheth
Van DraanenThe Running Dream
Also available in paperback, on CD and eBook. (336 pp.)
Y Draanen

Nonfiction, Folktales & Poetry


Author Title Call Number
BraggHow They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
Also available on CD and Playaway. (184 pp.)
Y 920 BR
TunnellCandy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's
Also available as e-book. (110 pp.)
J 943 TU
WalkerBlizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917
Also available on CD and eBook. (145 pp.)
J 971.6 WA

Last Updated: 4/14

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