Volunteer State Book AwardMiddle School

Given by Tennessee Library Association

Andre Navne: TASL Volunteer State Book Children's Choice Award (Engelsk)
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Purpose of the Award

The purpose of the Volunteer State Book Award is to promote awareness, interest, and enjoyment of recently published children's and young adult literature of high quality to the

vis mere children and teens of Tennessee. The award also hopes to promote literacy and life‐long reading habits by encouraging students to read award‐worthy contemporary literature which broadens understanding of the human experience and provides accurate, factual information. This award will honor outstanding books chosen annually by Tennessee students.


Its Unique Feature

The Volunteer State Book Award differs from awards such as the Newbery and Caldecott Medals in that students choose the book which receives the award each year. Tennessee students from Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade read or have read to them at least three of the twenty titles on the annual master list. They then vote for their favorite book.


Who May Participate?

Any public or private school or public library in Tennessee is eligible to participate. It is not required that the entire school be involved. Each participating school or library system must have a minimum of twelve of the twenty titles per division available.


How Books are Chosen

Twenty books that appeal to students in each grade category are selected by professional librarians and educators who work continuously with students in grades K‐12. Four separate lists are compiled each year.

Books may be fiction or nonfiction.

Only one title of any one author will be included on that year's list.

Only titles published in the current year of voting will be eligible.

Only books by authors residing in the United States are eligible. Authors who reside part‐time in the US are also eligible to receive the award.

Textbooks, anthologies, translations, and books from foreign publishers are not eligible.

Titles from vanity publishers or that have been self‐published are not eligible. Titles that are available only in digital format are likewise not eligible.

All books on the final list will have been read by a minimum of five members of the committee.


How to Vote

Students who have read or had read to them a minimum of three of the twenty books will be allowed to vote.

The library media specialist or public librarian will conduct the voting.

Digital ballots will be posted on the VSBA website. There will be no paper ballots.

Voting opens March 1st and closes April 30th. vis mindre

Stages:
Alle, Winner (133), Nominee (1,204), No Stage (2)
Kategorier:
Alle, Grades 10-12 (4), Grades 4-6 (24), Grades 7-12 (3), Grades 7-9 (4), Grades K-3 (25), High School (250), Intermediate (262), Middle School (250), Primary (289), Young Adult (92), No Category (3)
Years:
Alle, 2024 (20), 2023 (20), 2022 (20), 2021 (30), 2020 (20), 2019 (20), 2018 (20), 2017 (20), 2016 (20), 2015 (20), 2014 (20), 2013 (20)

Winner 11

Nominee 250

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In Honor of Broken Things af Paul Acampora2024
Ode to a Nobody af Caroline Brooks DuBois2024
Drew LeClair Gets a Clue af Katryn Bury2024
Little Monarchs af Jonathan Case2024
Karthik Delivers af Sheela Chari2024
The Marvellers af Dhonielle Clayton2024
Invisible af Christina Diaz Gonzalez2024
Two Degrees af Alan Gratz2024
Dinged: (A Game Changer companion novel) af Tommy Greenwald2024
The School for Whatnots af Margaret Peterson Haddix2024
Alias Anna: A True Story of Outwitting the Nazis af Susan Hood2024
Attack of the Black Rectangles af A. S. King2024
Hummingbird af Natalie Lloyd2024
Tumble af Celia C. Pérez2024
Air: A Novel af Monica Roe2024
The Tryout: A Graphic Novel af Christina Soontornvat2024
Eden's Everdark af Karen Strong2024
Hunters of the Lost City af Kali Wallace2024
Anne of West Philly: A Modern Graphic Retelling of Anne of Green Gables (Classic Graphic Remix) af Ivy Noelle Weir2024
Lotus Bloom and the Afro Revolution af Sherri Winston2024
Ground Zero af Alan Gratz2023
Hazel Bly and the Deep Blue Sea af Ashley Herring Blake2023
Fifty-Four Things Wrong with Gwendolyn Rogers af Caela Carter2023
Marshmallow & Jordan af Alina Chau2023
Yusuf Azeem is Not a Hero af Saadia Faruqi2023
Starfish af Lisa Fipps2023
The Accidental Apprentice af Amanda Foody2023
Alone af Megan E. Freeman2023
Taking Up Space af Alyson Gerber2023
The Last Cuentista af Donna Barba Higuera2023
The Lion of Mars af Jennifer L. Holm2023
Ophie’s Ghosts af Justina Ireland2023
We Are Family af LeBron James2023
Red, White, and Whole af Rajani LaRocca2023
Paradise on Fire af Jewell Parker Rhodes2023
Fallout: Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown af Steve Sheinkin2023
The Elephant in the Room af Holly Goldberg Sloan2023
The Shape of Thunder af Jasmine Warga2023
Long Lost af Jacqueline West2023
The Genius Under the Table: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain af Eugene Yelchin2023
Amari and the Night Brothers af B. B. Alston2022
The Canyon's Edge af Dusti Bowling2022
Fighting Words af Kimberly Brubaker Bradley2022
King and the Dragonflies af Kacen Callender2022
Dress Coded af Carrie Firestone2022
Wink af Rob Harrell2022
Hide and Seeker af Daka Hermon2022
When Stars Are Scattered af Victoria Jamieson2022
You Should See Me in a Crown af Leah Johnson2022
Stand Up, Yumi Chung! af Jessica Kim2022
The Magic Fish: A Graphic Novel af Trung Le Nguyen2022
Becoming Muhammad Ali af James Patterson2022
City Spies af James Ponti2022
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning af Jason Reynolds2022
Black Brother, Black Brother af Jewell Parker Rhodes2022
How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure af John Rocco2022
Mañanaland af Pam Muñoz Ryan2022
A Wish in the Dark af Christina Soontornvat2022
Echo Mountain af Lauren Wolk2022
Before the Ever After af Jacqueline Woodson2022
New Kid af Jerry Craft2021
The Line Tender af Kate Allen2021
Where the Watermelons Grow af Cindy Baldwin2021
Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World af Ashley Herring Blake2021
This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality af Jo Ann Allen Boyce2021
The Usual Suspects af Maurice Broaddus2021
Charlie Hernández & the League of Shadows af Ryan Calejo2021
Hurricane Child af Kacen Callender2021
Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish af Pablo Cartaya2021
Like Vanessa af Tami Charles2021
So Done af Paula Chase2021
The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle af Leslie Connor2021
Stepsister af Jennifer Donnelly2021
The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler af John Hendrix2021
The Door to the Lost af Jaleigh Johnson2021
A Place to Belong af Cynthia Kadohata2021
Song for a Whale af Lynne Kelly2021
Tight af Torrey Maldonado2021
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl af Stacy McAnulty2021
Merci Suárez Changes Gears af Meg Medina2021
White Bird: A Wonder Story af R. J. Palacio2021
Ghost Boys af Jewell Parker Rhodes2021
We're Not From Here af Geoff Rodkey2021
Amal Unbound af Aisha Saeed2021
City of Ghosts af V. E. Schwab2021
Chasing King's Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin af James L. Swanson2021
Hope in The Holler af Lisa Lewis Tyre2021
The Prince and the Dressmaker af Jen Wang2021
Other Words for Home af Jasmine Warga2021
Front Desk af Kelly Yang2021
Refugee af Alan Gratz2020
Tumble & Blue af Cassie Beasley2020
The Last Cherry Blossom af Kathleen Burkinshaw2020
Greetings from Witness Protection! af Jake Burt2020
The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora af Pablo Cartaya2020
Pashmina af Nidhi Chanani2020
Cyclone af Doreen Cronin2020
Real Friends af Shannon Hale2020
Midnight Without a Moon af Linda Williams Jackson2020
All's Faire in Middle School af Victoria Jamieson2020
Amina's Voice af Hena Khan2020
Warcross af Marie Lu2020
The Stars Beneath Our Feet af David Barclay Moore2020
Spirit Hunters af Ellen Oh2020
Tentacle and Wing af Sarah Porter2020
The First Rule of Punk af Celia C. Pérez2020
Miles Morales: Spider-Man (A Marvel YA Novel) af Jason Reynolds2020
Lost Boys af Darcey Rosenblatt2020
Piecing Me Together af Renée Watson2020
Beyond the Bright Sea af Lauren Wolk2020
Scythe af Neal Shusterman2019
Booked af Kwame Alexander2019
Ashes af Laurie Halse Anderson2019
The Girl Who Drank the Moon af Kelly Barnhill2019
The Forgetting af Sharon Cameron2019
Audacity af Melanie Crowder2019
We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler af Russell Freedman2019
Scar Island af Dan Gemeinhart2019
Garvey's Choice af Nikki Grimes2019
Mayday af Karen Harrington2019
Bubonic Panic: When Plague Invaded America af Gail Jarrow2019
Night on Fire af Ronald Kidd2019
Strong Inside (Young Readers Edition): The True Story of How Perry Wallace Broke College Basketball's Color Line af Andrew Maraniss2019
Wires and Nerve, Volume 1 af Marissa Meyer2019
The Seventh Most Important Thing af Shelley Pearsall2019
Ghost af Jason Reynolds2019
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race af Margot Lee Shetterly2019
Things Too Huge to Fix by Saying Sorry af Susan Vaught2019
Save Me a Seat af Sarah Weeks2019
Wolf Hollow af Lauren Wolk2019
The War That Saved My Life af Kimberly Brubaker Bradley2018
The Jumbies af Tracey Baptiste2018
The Thing about Jellyfish af Ali Benjamin2018
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics af Daniel James Brown2018
Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans af Don Brown2018
Chasing Secrets af Gennifer Choldenko2018
Lost in the Sun af Lisa Graff2018
Last of the Sandwalkers af Jay Hosler2018
Roller Girl af Victoria Jamieson2018
The Mark of the Dragonfly af Jaleigh Johnson2018
Drengen der tæmmede vinden af William Kamkwamba2018
Pax af Sara Pennypacker2018
Rhythm Ride: A Road Trip Through the Motown Sound af Andrea Davis Pinkney2018
I Am Princess X af Cherie Priest2018
Echo af Pam Muñoz Ryan2018
Orbiting Jupiter af Gary D. Schmidt2018
Hoodoo af Ronald L. Smith2018
Goodbye Stranger af Rebecca Stead2018
Last in a Long Line of Rebels af Lisa Lewis Tyre2018
Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek af Maya Van Wagenen2018
Sisters af Raina Telgemeier2017
The Crossover af Kwame Alexander2017
The Night Gardener af Jonathan Auxier2017
Kinda Like Brothers af Coe Booth2017
The Inventor's Secret af Andrea Cremer2017
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina af Michaela DePrince2017
A Bird On Water Street af Elizabeth O. Dulemba2017
Under the Egg af Laura Marx Fitzgerald2017
Space Case af Stuart Gibbs2017
Greenglass House af Kate Milford2017
Positive: A Memoir af Paige Rawl2017
If You're Reading This af Trent Reedy2017
The Rithmatist af Brandon Sanderson2017
Threatened af Eliot Schrefer2017
The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights af Steve Sheinkin2017
Beneath af Roland Smith2017
Loot af Jude Watson2017
A Path Begins af J. A. White2017
Revolution af Deborah Wiles2017
Brown Girl Dreaming af Jacqueline Woodson2017
Prisoner B-3087 af Alan Gratz2016
The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi af Neal Bascomb2016
Jinx af Sage Blackwood2016
Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking: A 14 Day Mystery af Erin Dionne2016
Foul Trouble af John Feinstein2016
Salt: A Story of Friendship in a Time of War af Helen Frost2016
Zebra Forest af Adina Rishe Gewirtz2016
Sure Signs of Crazy af Karen Harrington2016
The Thing About Luck af Cynthia Kadohata2016
Monument 14 af Emmy Laybourne2016
March: Book One af John Lewis2016
The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano af Sonia Manzano2016
Far Far Away af Tom McNeal2016
Call of the Klondike: A True Gold Rush Adventure af David Meissner2016
Endangered af Eliot Schrefer2016
Counting by 7s af Holly Goldberg Sloan2016
The President Has Been Shot!: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy af James L. Swanson2016
One Came Home af Amy Timberlake2016
Paperboy af Vince Vawter2016
Boxers and Saints af Gene Luen Yang2016
The Selection af Kiera Cass2015
Shadow and Bone af Leigh Bardugo2015
A Girl Named Faithful Plum: The True Story of a Dancer from China and How She Achieved Her Dream af Richard Bernstein2015
Pinned af Sharon Flake2015
The Paladin Prophecy af Mark Frost2015
Spy School af Stuart Gibbs2015
In a Glass Grimmly af Adam Gidwitz2015
Titanic: Voices From the Disaster af Deborah Hopkinson2015
One for the Murphys af Lynda Mullaly Hunt2015
See You at Harry's af Jo Knowles2015
We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March af Cynthia Levinson2015
Cinder af Marissa Meyer2015
Wonder af R. J. Palacio2015
Splendors and Glooms af Laura Amy Schlitz2015
Child of the Mountains af Marilyn Sue Shank2015
Bomb: The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon af Steve Sheinkin2015
Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers af Tanya Lee Stone2015
Drama: A Graphic Novel af Raina Telgemeier2015
Navigating Early af Clare Vanderpool2015
Crow af Barbara Wright2015
Between Shades of Gray af Ruta Sepetys2014
Forge af Laurie Halse Anderson2014
Jefferson's Sons af Kimberly Brubaker Bradley2014
How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous af Georgia Bragg2014
The Mighty Miss Malone af Christopher Paul Curtis2014
The Running Dream af Wendelin Van Draanen2014
My Name Is Not Easy af Debby Dahl Edwardson2014
Dead End in Norvelt af Jack Gantos2014
Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way) af Sue Macy2014
Under the Mesquite af Guadalupe Garcia McCall2014
Ghetto Cowboy af G. Neri2014
Bamboo People af Mitali Perkins2014
Heart of a Samurai af Margi Preus2014
Bluefish af Pat Schmatz2014
Okay for Now af Gary D. Schmidt2014
Wonderstruck af Brian Selznick2014
The Silver Bowl af Diane Stanley2014
Det Smaradggrønne Atlas: Bøger Fra Begyndelsen (1) af John Stephens2014
The Scorpio Races af Maggie Stiefvater2014
Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland af Sally M. Walker2014
The Lost Hero af Rick Riordan2013
Ship Breaker af Paolo Bacigalupi2013
King of Ithaka af Tracy Barrett2013
The Ring of Rocamadour af Michael D. Beil2013
Little Blog on the Prairie af Cathleen Davitt Bell2013
Heist Society af Ally Carter2013
Is It Night or Day? af Fern Schumer Chapman2013
Matched : Cassias valg af Ally Condie2013
The War to End All Wars: World War I af Russell Freedman2013
Alex Van Helsing: Vampire Rising af Jason Henderson2013
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story af Linda Sue Park2013
Woods Runner af Gary Paulsen2013
Slob af Ellen Potter2013
Scrawl af Mark Shulman2013
The Grimm Legacy af Polly Shulman2013
After Ever After af Jordan Sonnenblick2013
Chasing Lincoln's Killer af James L. Swanson2013
Moon Over Manifest af Clare Vanderpool2013
Countdown af Deborah Wiles2013
One Crazy Summer af Rita Williams-Garcia2013

Beskrivelser

Purpose of the Award

The purpose of the Volunteer State Book Award is to promote awareness, interest, and enjoyment of recently published children's and young adult literature of high quality to the children and teens of Tennessee. The award also hopes to promote literacy and life‐long reading habits by encouraging students to read award‐worthy contemporary literature which broadens understanding of the human experience and provides accurate, factual information. This award will honor outstanding books chosen annually by Tennessee students.


Its Unique Feature

The Volunteer State Book Award differs from awards such as the Newbery and Caldecott Medals in that students choose the book which receives the award each year. Tennessee students from Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade read or have read to them at least three of the twenty titles on the annual master list. They then vote for their favorite book.


Who May Participate?

Any public or private school or public library in Tennessee is eligible to participate. It is not required that the entire school be involved. Each participating school or library system must have a minimum of twelve of the twenty titles per division available.


How Books are Chosen

Twenty books that appeal to students in each grade category are selected by professional librarians and educators who work continuously with students in grades K‐12. Four separate lists are compiled each year.

Books may be fiction or nonfiction.

Only one title of any one author will be included on that year's list.

Only titles published in the current year of voting will be eligible.

Only books by authors residing in the United States are eligible. Authors who reside part‐time in the US are also eligible to receive the award.

Textbooks, anthologies, translations, and books from foreign publishers are not eligible.

Titles from vanity publishers or that have been self‐published are not eligible. Titles that are available only in digital format are likewise not eligible.

All books on the final list will have been read by a minimum of five members of the committee.


How to Vote

Students who have read or had read to them a minimum of three of the twenty books will be allowed to vote.

The library media specialist or public librarian will conduct the voting.

Digital ballots will be posted on the VSBA website. There will be no paper ballots.

Voting opens March 1st and closes April 30th.

(English, Award granter)
URL: https://sites.google.com/view/volunteer-state-book-award/resources/helpful-tools/vsba-guidelines
Sponsored by the Tennessee Library Association and the Tennessee Association of School Librarians. (English, Member-written)
The purpose of the Volunteer State Book Award is to promote awareness, interest, and enjoyment of good new children's and young adult literature. The award also hopes to promote literacy and life-long reading habits by encouraging students to read quality contemporary literature which broadens understanding of the human experience and provides accurate, factual information. This award will honor outstanding books chosen annually by Tennessee students.
http://www.discoveret.org/tasl/vsba.htm (English, Member-written)

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