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2019 Rebecca Caudill Award 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 four through eight in participating Illinois schools. The award is named in honor of Rebecca Caudill who lived and wrote in Urbana, Illinois, for nearly 50 years. The award is given in recognition for her literary talent and the universal appeal of her books which have touched the hearts of many children and young adults.

The purposes of the Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award are:

To encourage children and young adults to read for personal satisfaction. To develop a statewide awareness of outstanding literature for children and young people and to promote a desire for literacy.
To encourage cooperation among Illinois agencies providing educational and library service to young people.

Booked (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544570986
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016

Ms. Bixby's Last Day Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062338181
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Published: Walden Pond Press - April 4th, 2017

The Iron Trial (Magisterium #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545522267
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 28th, 2015

Unbound: A Novel in Verse Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545934275
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 27th, 2016

Moo: A Novel Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062415264
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Published: HarperCollins - August 29th, 2017

It Ain't So Awful, Falafel Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781328740960
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - August 15th, 2017

Better Nate Than Ever Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442446915
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - January 21st, 2014

We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544223790
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Published: Clarion Books - May 3rd, 2016

Lily and Dunkin Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780553536775
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Published: Yearling - May 1st, 2018

The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog Cover Image
By Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780142427378
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Published: Puffin Books - March 20th, 2018

One Half from the East Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062421913
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Published: HarperCollins - February 6th, 2018

Paper Things Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780763694418
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Published: Candlewick - March 14th, 2017

Me and Marvin Gardens Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545870740
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - January 31st, 2017

Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452128801
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Published: Chronicle Books - July 21st, 2015

March: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781603093002
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

Ghost (Track #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481450164
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781596439542
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 17th, 2017

Falling Over Sideways Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545863254
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 30th, 2017

Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781467789035
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Published: Carolrhoda Books - October 1st, 2016

The Goldfish Boy Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338053920
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 28th, 2017