The Maine Student Book Award is designed to expand literary horizons of students in grades 4-8 by encouraging them to read, evaluate, and enjoy a selection of new books and to choose a statewide favorite by written ballot each spring.ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSIDERATION FOR
MAINE STUDENT BOOK AWARD
The award is determined each year by participating Maine students in grades four through eight. The winner is selected from a reading list that is compiled each year by the MSBA committee, a group made up of representatives from the Maine Library Association, Maine Association of School Libraries, and Maine Reading Association.
2011-2012 MAINE STUDENT BOOK AWARD TITLE LIST
Angleberger, Tom. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda. Amulet.
Chapman, Fern Schumer. Is It Night or Day? Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Clements, Andrew. We the Children (Benjamin Pratt and the Keepers of the School). Atheneum.
Corriveau, Art. How I, Nicky Flynn, Finally Get a Life (and a Dog): a Novel. Amulet.
DiTerlizzi, Tony. The Search for WondLa. Simon & Schuster.
Draper, Sharon M. Out of My Mind. Atheneum.
Erskine, Kathryn. Mockingbird: (Mok’ing-burd). Philomel.
Gidwitz, Adam. A Tale Dark & Grimm. Dutton.
Grant, Katy. Hide and Seek. Peachtree.
Ignatow, Amy. The Popularity Papers: Research for the Social Improvement and General Betterment of Lydia Goldblatt & Julie Graham-Chang. Amulet.
Koertge, Ronald. Shakespeare Makes the Playoffs. Candlewick.
Lupica, Mike. The Batboy. Philomel.
For the complete list, please click here: http://efolio.umeedu.maine.edu/~masl/msba/newlist.html