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ALA Award Winners 2013

last modified on 02/15/2013

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American Library Association winners, notables and "best of" titles.

Total: 60
Status: Public
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A Dog Called Homeless

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 6

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2013 Schneider Family Book Award Winner

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A Game for Swallows: To Die, to Leave, to Return

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.2

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Autobiography, Biography and Autobiography, Comic Books and Graphic Novels

Resources: Yes

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2013 Batchelder Honor Book

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All the Broken Pieces

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.2

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Historical Fiction, Verse Novels

Resources: Yes

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2013 ALA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 2.9

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2013 Printz Honor Book; 2013 Pura Belpre Author Award Winner; 2013 Stonewall Book Award Winner

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Back to Front and Upside Down!

Interest Level: Grades K - 3

Grade Level Equivalent: 2.6

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2013 Schneider Family Book Award Winner

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Bomb: The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.9

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz

Genre: Informational

Resources: Yes

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2013 Newbery Honor Book; 2013 Sibert Award Winner; 2013 YALSA Excellence Winner

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Born Confused

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 7.2

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2013 ALA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults

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Cardboard

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 5

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Science Fiction and Fantasy

Resources: Yes

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2013 ALA Great Graphic Novels for Teens; 2013 ALA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

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Code Name Verity

Interest Level: Grades 10 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 6

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Adventure, Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2013 Printz Honor Book

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Creepy Carrots!

by Aaron Reynolds, illustrated by Peter Brown

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 1.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Comedy and Humor

Resources: Yes

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2013 Caldecott Honor Book

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Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.3

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2013 ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults

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Dodger

Interest Level: Grades 7 - 12

Genre: Adventure, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction and Fantasy

Resources: Yes

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2013 Printz Honor Book

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Does My Head Look Big in This?

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2013 ALA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults

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Drama

Interest Level: Grades 5 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.3

Genre: Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Realistic Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2013 Stonewall Honor Book; 2013 ALA Great Graphic Novels for Teens; 2013 ALA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults; 2013 ALA Notable Children's Books

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Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 10

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.2

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Realistic Fiction, Young Adult

Resources: Yes

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2013 ALA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults

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Each Kindness

by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by E. B. Lewis

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 2.7

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2013 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book

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Ellen's Broom

by Kelly Starling Lyons, illustrated by Daniel Minter

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 2.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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2013 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book

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Endangered

Interest Level: Grades 7 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 6

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Adventure, Young Adult

Resources: Yes

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2013 ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults; 2013 ALA Amelia Bloomer Project (Social Responsibilities Round Table Feminist Taskforce)

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Extra Yarn

by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 2.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Comedy and Humor

Resources: Yes

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2013 Caldecott Honor Book

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Green

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 1

Genre: Rhyming Story

Resources: Yes

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2013 Caldecott Honor Book

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