Volunteer State Book Award2015

Given by Tennessee Library Association

Outros Nomes: TASL Volunteer State Book Children's Choice Award (Inglês)
72 Works / 80 Items 105,552 Livros 7,075 Críticas 4.1
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 mostrar mais 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.
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Stages:
Todos, Winner (133), Nominee (1,204), No Stage (2)
Categorias:
Todos, 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), Jovem Adulto (92), No Category (3)
Anos:
Todos, 2024 (80), 2023 (80), 2022 (81), 2021 (120), 2020 (80), 2019 (80), 2018 (80), 2017 (80), 2016 (80), 2015 (80), 2014 (80), 2013 (81), 2012 (65), 2011 (29), 2010 (3), 2009 (4), 2008 (5), 2007 (3), 2006 (3), 2005 (4), 2004 (3), 2003 (27), 2002 (5), 2001 (3), 2000 (3), 1999 (3), 1998 (3), 1997 (3), 1996 (3), 1995 (3), 1994 (3), 1993 (3), 1992 (4), 1991 (4), 1990 (4), 1989 (4), 1988 (1), 1987 (1), 1986 (1), 1985 (1), 1984 (1), 1983 (1), 1982 (1), 1981 (1), 1980 (1), 1979 (1)

Winner 4

Nominee 80

ObraCategoriaAno
The Selection por Kiera CassHigh School2015
The Drowned Cities por Paolo BacigalupiHigh School2015
Shadow and Bone por Leigh BardugoHigh School2015
Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different por Karen BlumenthalHigh School2015
The Diviners por Libba BrayHigh School2015
Anya's Ghost por Vera BrosgolHigh School2015
Don't Turn Around por Michelle GagnonHigh School2015
Titanic: Voices From the Disaster por Deborah HopkinsonHigh School2015
The Opposite of Hallelujah por Anna JarzabHigh School2015
Ask the Passengers por A. S. KingHigh School2015
We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March por Cynthia LevinsonHigh School2015
Every Day por David LevithanHigh School2015
Cinder por Marissa MeyerHigh School2015
Ashfall por Mike MullinHigh School2015
No Crystal Stair: A Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem Bookseller por Vaunda Micheaux NelsonHigh School2015
Sons of the 613 por Michael RubensHigh School2015
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe por Benjamin Alire SáenzHigh School2015
Out of the Easy por Ruta SepetysHigh School2015
Bomb: The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon por Steve SheinkinHigh School2015
Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers por Tanya Lee StoneHigh School2015
Wonder por R. J. PalacioIntermediate2015
Prairie Evers por Ellen AirgoodIntermediate2015
The One and Only Ivan por Katherine ApplegateIntermediate2015
Little Dog, Lost por Marion Dane BauerIntermediate2015
The Fast and the Furriest por Andy BehrensIntermediate2015
The Prince Who Fell from the Sky por John Claude BemisIntermediate2015
The Year of the Book por Andrea ChengIntermediate2015
The Quilt Walk por Sandra DallasIntermediate2015
The Case of the Rock 'N' Roll Dog (First Kids Mystery) por Martha FreemanIntermediate2015
Wildfire Run por Dee GarretsonIntermediate2015
Tuesdays at the Castle por Jessica Day GeorgeIntermediate2015
Leo the Snow Leopard por Juliana HatkoffIntermediate2015
The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom por Christopher HealyIntermediate2015
Ungifted por Gordon KormanIntermediate2015
A Dog's Way Home por Bobbie PyronIntermediate2015
May B. por Caroline Starr RoseIntermediate2015
The Storm Makers por Jennifer E. SmithIntermediate2015
The Silver Bowl por Diane StanleyIntermediate2015
Queen of the Falls por Chris Van AllsburgIntermediate2015
The Prairie Thief por Melissa WileyIntermediate2015
The Selection por Kiera CassMiddle School2015
Shadow and Bone por Leigh BardugoMiddle School2015
A Girl Named Faithful Plum: The True Story of a Dancer from China and How She Achieved Her Dream por Richard BernsteinMiddle School2015
Pinned por Sharon FlakeMiddle School2015
The Paladin Prophecy por Mark FrostMiddle School2015
Spy School por Stuart GibbsMiddle School2015
In a Glass Grimmly por Adam GidwitzMiddle School2015
Titanic: Voices From the Disaster por Deborah HopkinsonMiddle School2015
One for the Murphys por Lynda Mullaly HuntMiddle School2015
See You at Harry's por Jo KnowlesMiddle School2015
We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March por Cynthia LevinsonMiddle School2015
Cinder por Marissa MeyerMiddle School2015
Wonder por R. J. PalacioMiddle School2015
Splendors and Glooms por Laura Amy SchlitzMiddle School2015
Child of the Mountains por Marilyn Sue ShankMiddle School2015
Bomb: The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon por Steve SheinkinMiddle School2015
Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers por Tanya Lee StoneMiddle School2015
Drama: A Graphic Novel por Raina TelgemeierMiddle School2015
Navigating Early por Clare VanderpoolMiddle School2015
Crow por Barbara WrightMiddle School2015
Creepy Carrots! por Aaron ReynoldsPrimary2015
Ocean Sunlight: How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas por Molly BangPrimary2015
Z is for Moose por Kelly BinghamPrimary2015
A Is for Musk Ox por Erin CabatinganPrimary2015
Charlie the Ranch Dog: Where's the Bacon? por Ree DrummondPrimary2015
Not a Buzz to Be Found: Insects in Winter por Linda GlaserPrimary2015
Lost and Found por Bill HarleyPrimary2015
Charley's First Night por Amy HestPrimary2015
Nasty Bugs por Lee Bennett HopkinsPrimary2015
My First Day por Steve JenkinsPrimary2015
Neville por Norton JusterPrimary2015
Senorita Gordita por Helen KettemanPrimary2015
This Is Not My Hat por Jon KlassenPrimary2015
It's a Tiger! por David LaRochellePrimary2015
On My Way to the Bath por Sarah MaizesPrimary2015
These Hands por Margaret H. MasonPrimary2015
Tales for Very Picky Eaters por Josh SchneiderPrimary2015
Memoirs of a Goldfish por Devin ScillianPrimary2015
Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade por Melissa SweetPrimary2015
A Storm Called Katrina por Myron UhlbergPrimary2015

Descrições

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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