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)
Years:
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)

Winner 11

Nominee 250

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