Volunteer State Book AwardMiddle School

Given by Tennessee Library Association

Outros Nomes: TASL Volunteer State Book Children's Choice Award (Inglês)
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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 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 (20), 2023 (20), 2022 (20), 2021 (30), 2020 (20), 2019 (20), 2018 (20), 2017 (20), 2016 (20), 2015 (20), 2014 (20), 2013 (20)

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Nominee 250

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

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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 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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