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ALA Award Winners 2012

last modified on 02/06/2012

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The Great Migration: Journey to the North

Interest Level: Grades 1 - 4

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Informational, Poetry

Resources: Yes

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2012 Coretta Scott King (Author) Honor Book

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The Lily Pond

by Annika Thor, translation by Linda Schenck

Interest Level: Grades 5 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2012 Batchelder Honor Book

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The Lover's Dictionary

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.3

Genre: Romance

Resources: Yes

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2012 Alex Award Winner

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The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 11.4

Genre: Informational

Resources: Yes

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2012 Alex Award Winner

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The Night Circus

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 7.4

Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction and Fantasy

Resources: Yes

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2012 Alex Award Winner

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The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism, & Treachery

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 9

Grade Level Equivalent: 8.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Biography, Biography and Autobiography

Resources: Yes

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2012 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Winner

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The Returning

Interest Level: Grades 8 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.2

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Adventure, Legends and Myths, Fables, Folk Tales and Myths, Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2012 Printz Honor Book

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The Running Dream

Interest Level: Grades 7 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.7

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2012 Schneider Family Book Award Winner

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The Scorpio Races

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 11

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Series, Fantasy, Science Fiction and Fantasy

Resources: Yes

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2012 Printz Honor Book

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The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt: A Novel in Pictures

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.5

Genre: Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2012 Alex Award Winner

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The Talk-Funny Girl

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 9.5

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2012 Alex Award Winner

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Under the Mesquite

Interest Level: Grades 7 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 8.4

Genre: Verse Novel, Multicultural, Realistic Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2012 Pura Belpre (Author) Award Winner and 2012 Morris Award Finalist

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Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom

Interest Level: Grades K - 3

Genre: Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2012 Coretta Scott King (Illustrator) Book Award Winner

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Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way)

Interest Level: Grades 5 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 12.9

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Informational

Resources: Yes

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2012 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist

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Where Things Come Back

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 7.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Mystery and Suspense, Realistic Fiction, Young Adult

Resources: Yes

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2012 William C. Morris Award Winner and 2012 Printz Award Winner

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Why We Broke Up

by Daniel Handler, illustrated by Maira Kalman

Interest Level: Grades 10 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 8.3

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz

Genre: Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Realistic Fiction, Romance

Resources: Yes

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2012 Printz Honor Book

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Witches!: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem

(National Geographic Society)

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 10.8

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Informational

Resources: Yes

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2012 Sibert Honor Book

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With or Without You

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.2

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Realistic Fiction, Young Adult

Resources: Yes

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2012 Stonewall Honor Book

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Wonderstruck

by Brian Selznick, illustrated by Brian Selznick

Interest Level: Grades 5 - 9

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2012 Schneider Family Book Award Winner

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