Volunteer State Book AwardHigh School

Given by Tennessee Library Association

Andre Navne: TASL Volunteer State Book Children's Choice Award (Engelsk)
250 Works 0 Books

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 13

Nominee 250

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Our Crooked Hearts af Melissa Albert2024
The Life and Crimes of Hoodie Rosen af Isaac Blum2024
All That’s Left in the World af Erik J. Brown2024
Does My Body Offend You? af Mayra Cuevas2024
The Name She Gave Me af Betty Culley2024
Messy Roots: A Graphic Memoir of a Wuhanese American af Laura Gao2024
The Agathas af Kathleen Glasgow2024
The Weight of Blood af Tiffany D. Jackson2024
Inaugural Ballers: The True Story of the First US Women's Olympic Basketball Team af Andrew Maraniss2024
And We Rise af Erica Martin2024
I Kissed Shara Wheeler af Casey McQuiston2024
The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School af Sonora Reyes2024
Man-Made Monsters: Man Made Monsters af Andrea L. Rogers2024
Gallant af V. E. Schwab2024
Anatomy: A Love Story af Dana Schwartz2024
Victory. Stand! Raising My Fist for Justice af Tommie Smith2024
All My Rage af Sabaa Tahir2024
The Sunbearer Trials af Aiden Thomas2024
Hollow af Shannon Watters2024
This Golden State af Marit Weisenberg2024
Firekeeper's Daughter af Angeline Boulley2023
She Drives Me Crazy af Kelly Quindlen2023
The Electric Kingdom af David Arnold2023
Bluebird af Sharon Cameron2023
Black Birds in the Sky: The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre af Brandy Colbert2023
Huda F Are You? af Huda Fahmy2023
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI af David Grann2023
Defy the Night af Brigid Kemmerer2023
Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People af Kekla Magoon2023
The Cost of Knowing af Brittney Morris2023
Punching Bag af Rex Ogle2023
Little Thieves af Margaret Owen2023
Can't Take That Away af Steven Salvatore2023
The Darkness Outside Us af Eliot Schrefer2023
I Must Betray You af Ruta Sepetys2023
Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians but Were Afraid to Ask af Anton Treuer2023
Needlework af Julia Watts2023
Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century af Alice Wong2023
From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement af Paula Yoo2023
In the Wild Light af Jeff Zentner2023
The Inheritance Games af Jennifer Lynn Barnes2022
Clap When You Land af Elizabeth Acevedo2022
The Light in Hidden Places af Sharon Cameron2022
We Are Not Free af Traci Chee2022
Flamer af Mike Curato2022
Dancing at the Pity Party af Tyler Feder2022
The Black Kids af Christina Hammonds Reed2022
They Went Left af Monica Hesse2022
Raybearer af Jordan Ifueko2022
Grown af Tiffany D. Jackson2022
This Is My America af Kim Johnson2022
The Extraordinaries af TJ Klune2022
Elatsoe af Darcie Little Badger2022
Be Not Far From Me af Mindy McGinnis2022
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning af Jason Reynolds2022
Today Tonight Tomorrow af Rachel Lynn Solomon2022
Cemetery Boys af Aiden Thomas2022
Concrete Rose af Angie Thomas2022
We Are Not from Here af Jenny Torres Sanchez2022
Dragon Hoops af Gene Luen Yang2022
Hey, Kiddo af Jarrett J. Krosoczka2021
Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults): A True Story of the Fight for Justice af Bryan Stevenson2021
The Poet X af Elizabeth Acevedo2021
Children of Blood and Bone af Tomi Adeyemi2021
SHOUT af Laurie Halse Anderson2021
Girl Made of Stars af Ashley Herring Blake2021
Contagion af Erin Bowman2021
I Wish You All the Best af Mason Deaver2021
Spin af Lamar Giles2021
Dread Nation af Justina Ireland2021
Monday's Not Coming af Tiffany D. Jackson2021
Truly Devious af Maureen Johnson2021
More Than We Can Tell af Brigid Kemmerer2021
Darius the Great Is Not Okay af Adib Khorram2021
Dig af A. S. King2021
The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy af Mackenzi Lee2021
A Very Large Expanse of Sea af Tahereh Mafi2021
Blood Water Paint af Joy McCullough2021
Heroine af Mindy McGinnis2021
Like a Love Story af Abdi Nazemian2021
The Astonishing Color of After af Emily X. R. Pan2021
Patron Saints of Nothing af Randy Ribay2021
Sorcery of Thorns af Margaret Rogerson2021
Pumpkinheads af Rainbow Rowell2021
The Fountains of Silence af Ruta Sepetys2021
Dry af Neal Shusterman2021
What the Night Sings af Vesper Stamper2021
Four Three Two One af Courtney Stevens2021
On the Come Up af Angie Thomas2021
Frankly in Love af David Yoon2021
The Hate U Give af Angie Thomas2020
Speak af Laurie Halse Anderson2020
Wonder Woman: Warbringer af Leigh Bardugo2020
Far from the Tree af Robin Benway2020
The Cruel Prince af Holly Black2020
What to Say Next af Julie Buxbaum2020
Turtles All the Way Down af John Green2020
Devils Within af S. F. Henson2020
Dreamland Burning af Jennifer Latham2020
The Radius of Us af Marie Marquardt2020
Moxie af Jennifer Mathieu2020
One of Us Is Lying af Karen M. McManus2020
When Dimple Met Rishi af Sandhya Menon2020
Ramona Blue af Julie Murphy2020
Nemesis af Brendan Reichs2020
Nyxia af Scott Reintgen2020
Long Way Down af Jason Reynolds2020
A List of Cages af Robin Roe2020
The 57 Bus af Dashka Slater2020
Dear Martin af Nic Stone2020
Scythe af Neal Shusterman2019
The Forgetting af Sharon Cameron2019
Caraval af Stephanie Garber2019
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club af Phillip Hoose2019
We Are the Ants af Shaun David Hutchinson2019
The Diabolic af S. J. Kincaid2019
Character, Driven af David Lubar2019
The Female of the Species af Mindy McGinnis2019
Burn Baby Burn af Meg Medina2019
Wires and Nerve, Volume 1 af Marissa Meyer2019
The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century af Sarah Miller2019
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood af Trevor Noah2019
Out of Darkness af Ashley Hope Pérez2019
The Shadow Queen af C. J. Redwine2019
If I Was Your Girl af Meredith Russo2019
Written in the Stars af Aisha Saeed2019
This Savage Song af V. E. Schwab2019
Highly Illogical Behavior af John Corey Whaley2019
The Sun is Also a Star af Nicola Yoon2019
The Serpent King af Jeff Zentner2019
Red Queen af Victoria Aveyard2018
The Wrath and the Dawn af Renée Ahdieh2018
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda af Becky Albertalli2018
Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad af M. T. Anderson2018
Six of Crows af Leigh Bardugo2018
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
Undertow af Michael Buckley2018
Saint Anything af Sarah Dessen2018
Not If I See You First af Eric Lindstrom2018
Dumplin' af Julie Murphy2018
The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly af Stephanie Oakes2018
Gabi, a Girl in Pieces af Isabel Quintero2018
All American Boys af Jason Reynolds2018
Bone Gap af Laura Ruby2018
Salt to the Sea af Ruta Sepetys2018
Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War af Steve Sheinkin2018
Challenger Deep af Neal Shusterman2018
The Cure for Dreaming af Cat Winters2018
Everything, Everything af Nicola Yoon2018
We Were Liars af E. Lockhart2017
The Crossover af Kwame Alexander2017
The Tyrant's Daughter af J.C. Carleson2017
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina af Michaela DePrince2017
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia af Candace Fleming2017
A Thousand Pieces of You af Claudia Gray2017
Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty af Christine Heppermann2017
Breathe, Annie, Breathe af Miranda Kenneally2017
Glory O'Brien's History of the Future af A. S. King2017
I'll Give You the Sun af Jandy Nelson2017
All the Bright Places af Jennifer Niven2017
The Kiss of Deception af Mary E. Pearson2017
Positive: A Memoir af Paige Rawl2017
Fangirl af Rainbow Rowell2017
The Winner's Curse af Marie Rutkoski2017
Threatened af Eliot Schrefer2017
The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights af Steve Sheinkin2017
Faking Normal af Courtney C. Stevens2017
Noggin af John Corey Whaley2017
The Shadow Hero af Gene Luen Yang2017
The 5th Wave af Rick Yancey2016
The Impossible Knife of Memory af Laurie Halse Anderson2016
The Naturals af Jennifer Lynn Barnes2016
The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi af Neal Bascomb2016
The Lord of Opium af Nancy Farmer2016
Foul Trouble af John Feinstein2016
Oceanet hvor grusvejen endte af Neil Gaiman2016
Rapture Practice af Aaron Hartzler2016
Five Days in November af Clint Hill2016
Reality Boy af A. S. King2016
March: Book One af John Lewis2016
Far Far Away af Tom McNeal2016
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass af Meg Medina2016
Eleanor og Park : roman af Rainbow Rowell2016
Endangered af Eliot Schrefer2016
The Raven Boys af Maggie Stiefvater2016
The Scar Boys af Len Vlahos2016
In the Shadow of Blackbirds af Cat Winters2016
For the Good of Mankind?: The Shameful History of Human Medical Experimentation af Vicki Oransky Wittenstein2016
Boy Nobody af Allen Zadoff2016
The Selection af Kiera Cass2015
The Drowned Cities af Paolo Bacigalupi2015
Shadow and Bone af Leigh Bardugo2015
Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different af Karen Blumenthal2015
The Diviners af Libba Bray2015
Anya's Ghost af Vera Brosgol2015
Don't Turn Around af Michelle Gagnon2015
Titanic: Voices From the Disaster af Deborah Hopkinson2015
The Opposite of Hallelujah af Anna Jarzab2015
Ask the Passengers af A. S. King2015
We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March af Cynthia Levinson2015
Hver dag af David Levithan2015
Cinder af Marissa Meyer2015
Ashfall af Mike Mullin2015
No Crystal Stair: A Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem Bookseller af Vaunda Micheaux Nelson2015
Sons of the 613 af Michael Rubens2015
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe af Benjamin Alire Sáenz2015
Out of the Easy af Ruta Sepetys2015
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
Divergent - Afvigeren af Veronica Roth2014
Forge af Laurie Halse Anderson2014
The Running Dream af Wendelin Van Draanen2014
My Name Is Not Easy af Debby Dahl Edwardson2014
En flænge i himlen af John Green2014
Five Flavors of Dumb af Antony John2014
The Name of the Star af Maureen Johnson2014
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour af Morgan Matson2014
Hold Me Closer, Necromancer af Lish McBride2014
Under the Mesquite af Guadalupe Garcia McCall2014
Bamboo People af Mitali Perkins2014
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children af Ransom Riggs2014
Bluefish af Pat Schmatz2014
Okay for Now af Gary D. Schmidt2014
Between Shades of Gray af Ruta Sepetys2014
The Scorpio Races af Maggie Stiefvater2014
Daughter of Smoke & Bone af Laini Taylor2014
Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland af Sally M. Walker2014
Where Things Come Back af John Corey Whaley2014
How to Save a Life af Sara Zarr2014
Matched : Cassias valg af Ally Condie2013
Watersmeet af Ellen Jensen Abbott2013
Ship Breaker af Paolo Bacigalupi2013
They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group af Susan Campbell Bartoletti2013
Hush af Eishes Chayil2013
Revolution af Jennifer Donnelly2013
The War to End All Wars: World War I af Russell Freedman2013
Jane af April Lindner2013
I Am Number Four af Pittacus Lore2013
Notes from the Dog af Gary Paulsen2013
We Were Here af Matt de la Peña2013
The Things a Brother Knows af Dana Reinhardt2013
Three Rivers Rising: A Novel of the Johnstown Flood af Jame Richards2013
A Map of the Known World af Lisa Ann Sandell2013
Bruiser af Neal Shusterman2013
After Ever After af Jordan Sonnenblick2013
Somebody Everybody Listens To af Suzanne Supplee2013
Lips Touch: Three Times af Laini Taylor2013
The Mockingbirds af Daisy Whitney2013
The Curse of the Wendigo af Rick Yancey2013

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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