Florida State Reading Lists

2016 - 2017 Florida Sunshine State Young Reader's Junior Award Master List

The Chicken Squad
The First Misadventure
(Part of The Chicken Squad)
Illustrated by: Kevin Cornell
This edition: Paper Over Board, 112 pages
Publication date: April 8, 2014
Ages: 7 - 10

They’re darling. They’re daring. They know their shapes! They’re chicks on a mission—and on this, their first (mis)adventure, the Chicken Squad...

2015 - 2016 Florida Sunshine State Young Reader's Junior Award Master List

Gaston
(Part of Gaston and Friends)
Illustrated by: Christian Robinson
This edition: Hardcover, 40 pages
Publication date: June 3, 2014
Ages: 4 - 8

A bulldog and a poodle learn that family is about love, not appearances in this adorable doggy tale from New York Times bestselling author Kelly...

2015 - 2016 Florida Sunshine State Young Reader's Award Master List

Nerd Camp
This edition: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publication date: April 26, 2011
Ages: 8 - 12

Ten-year-old Gabe has just been accepted to the Summer Center for Gifted Enrichment. That means he’ll be spending six weeks at sleep-away camp writing...

White Fur Flying
This edition: Hardcover, 128 pages
Publication date: March 19, 2013
Ages: 7 - 11

A young boy tries to find his voice with the help of some four-legged friends in this novel from the Newbery-winning author of Sarah, Plain and...

2016 - 2017 Florida Teens Read Nominee

All American Boys
This edition: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publication date: September 29, 2015
Ages: 12 - 99

A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor book, and recipient of the Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature. In this Coretta Scott...

2015 - 2016 Florida Teens Read Winner

The Program
(Part of Program)
This edition: Hardcover, 416 pages
Publication date: April 30, 2013

In Sloane’s world, true feelings are forbidden, teen suicide is an epidemic, and the only solution is The Program.Sloane knows better than to cry in...

2015 - 2016 Florida Teens Read Nominee

Noggin
This edition: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publication date: April 8, 2014
Ages: 14 - 99

2014 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTTravis Coates has a good head…on someone else’s shoulders. A touching, hilarious, and wholly original coming-of-age...

To All the Boys I've Loved Before
(Part of To All the Boys I've Loved Before)
This edition: Hardcover, 368 pages
Publication date: April 15, 2014
Ages: 12 - 99

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE! Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control in this heartfelt novel from the New York Times...

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