Volunteer State Book Award2017

Given by Tennessee Library Association

Outros Nomes: TASL Volunteer State Book Children's Choice Award (Inglês)
73 Works / 80 Items 72,639 Books 4,470 Reviews 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.
mostrar menos
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)
Years:
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
We Were Liars de E. LockhartHigh School2017
The Crossover de Kwame AlexanderHigh School2017
The Tyrant's Daughter de J.C. CarlesonHigh School2017
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina de Michaela DePrinceHigh School2017
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia de Candace FlemingHigh School2017
A Thousand Pieces of You de Claudia GrayHigh School2017
Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty de Christine HeppermannHigh School2017
Breathe, Annie, Breathe de Miranda KenneallyHigh School2017
Glory O'Brien's History of the Future de A. S. KingHigh School2017
I'll Give You the Sun de Jandy NelsonHigh School2017
All the Bright Places de Jennifer NivenHigh School2017
The Kiss of Deception de Mary E. PearsonHigh School2017
Positive: A Memoir de Paige RawlHigh School2017
Fangirl de Rainbow RowellHigh School2017
The Winner's Curse de Marie RutkoskiHigh School2017
Threatened de Eliot SchreferHigh School2017
The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights de Steve SheinkinHigh School2017
Faking Normal de Courtney C. StevensHigh School2017
Noggin de John Corey WhaleyHigh School2017
The Shadow Hero de Gene Luen YangHigh School2017
The Terrible Two de Mac BarnettIntermediate2017
The Witch's Boy de Kelly BarnhillIntermediate2017
Lantern Sam and the Blue Streak Bandits de Michael D. BeilIntermediate2017
El Deafo de Cece BellIntermediate2017
Serafina's Promise de Ann E. BurgIntermediate2017
The Map Trap de Andrew ClementsIntermediate2017
Under the Egg de Laura Marx FitzgeraldIntermediate2017
Shooting at the Stars de John HendrixIntermediate2017
Secret of the Mountain Dog de Elizabeth Cody KimmelIntermediate2017
Dash (Dogs of World War II) de Kirby LarsonIntermediate2017
A Snicker of Magic de Natalie LloydIntermediate2017
Hiding Out at the Pancake Palace de Nan MarinoIntermediate2017
Rain Reign de Ann M. MartinIntermediate2017
Wanderville de Wendy McClureIntermediate2017
Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina de Rodman PhilbrickIntermediate2017
Rump: The True Story of Rumplestiltskin de Liesl ShurtliffIntermediate2017
The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing de Sheila TurnageIntermediate2017
George Washington's Rules to Live By: How to Sit, Stand, Smile, and Be Cool! A Good Manners Guide From the Father of Our Country de George WashingtonIntermediate2017
Loot de Jude WatsonIntermediate2017
Ava and Pip de Carol WestonIntermediate2017
Sisters de Raina TelgemeierMiddle School2017
The Crossover de Kwame AlexanderMiddle School2017
The Night Gardener de Jonathan AuxierMiddle School2017
Kinda Like Brothers de Coe BoothMiddle School2017
The Inventor's Secret de Andrea CremerMiddle School2017
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina de Michaela DePrinceMiddle School2017
A Bird On Water Street de Elizabeth O. DulembaMiddle School2017
Under the Egg de Laura Marx FitzgeraldMiddle School2017
Space Case de Stuart GibbsMiddle School2017
Greenglass House de Kate MilfordMiddle School2017
Positive: A Memoir de Paige RawlMiddle School2017
If You're Reading This de Trent ReedyMiddle School2017
The Rithmatist de Brandon SandersonMiddle School2017
Threatened de Eliot SchreferMiddle School2017
The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights de Steve SheinkinMiddle School2017
Beneath de Roland SmithMiddle School2017
Loot de Jude WatsonMiddle School2017
A Path Begins de J. A. WhiteMiddle School2017
Revolution de Deborah WilesMiddle School2017
Brown Girl Dreaming de Jacqueline WoodsonMiddle School2017
The Book with No Pictures de B. J. NovakPrimary2017
Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla de Katherine ApplegatePrimary2017
My Grandfather's Coat de Jim AylesworthPrimary2017
Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me de Daniel BeatyPrimary2017
Flashlight de Lizi BoydPrimary2017
My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.) de Peter BrownPrimary2017
Ninja! de Arree ChungPrimary2017
Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball (Carolrhoda Picture Books) de John CoyPrimary2017
On the Wing de David ElliottPrimary2017
Prairie Chicken Little de Jackie Mims HopkinsPrimary2017
Moo! de David LaRochellePrimary2017
A Perfectly Messed-Up Story de Patrick McDonnellPrimary2017
Maple de Lori NicholsPrimary2017
Sparky! de Jenny OffillPrimary2017
Blizzard de John RoccoPrimary2017
Coming Home de Greg RuthPrimary2017
I Got the Rhythm de Connie Schofield-MorrisonPrimary2017
Feathers: Not Just for Flying de Melissa StewartPrimary2017
Food Trucks! de Mark ToddPrimary2017
My Blue Is Happy de Jessica YoungPrimary2017

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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