Florida State Reading Lists

2017 - 2018 Florida Sunshine State Young Reader's Junior Award Master List

We Forgot Brock!
Illustrated by: Carter Goodrich
This edition: Hardcover, 48 pages
Publication date: August 25, 2015
Ages: 4 - 8

The importance of imaginary friends is very real in this picture book adventure from the author of Say Hello to Zorro! and lead character designer for...

March of the Mini Beasts
(Part of The DATA Set)
Illustrated by: Sam Ricks
This edition: Hardcover, 128 pages
Publication date: April 5, 2016
Ages: 5 - 9

Danger! Action! Trouble! Adventure! Introducing The DATA Set, a brand-new chapter book series for young readers.What would happen if your next-door...

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...

2017 - 2018 Florida Sunshine State Young Reader's Award Master List

Framed!
(Part of Framed!)
This edition: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publication date: August 23, 2016
Ages: 8 - 12

Get to know the only kid on the FBI Director’s speed dial and several international criminals’ most wanted lists all because of his Theory of All Small...

Randoms
(Part of Randoms)
This edition: Hardcover, 496 pages
Publication date: August 25, 2015
Ages: 10 - 99

A science fiction superfan finds himself on his very own space adventure when he’s randomly selected to join an alien confederacy in this hilarious...

The Nest
Illustrated by: Jon Klassen
This edition: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publication date: October 6, 2015
Ages: 10 - 99

“The Nest leaves a lasting mark on the memory.” —The New York Times Book Review Steve just wants to save his baby brother—but what will he lose in the...

Framed!
(Part of Framed!)
This edition: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publication date: August 23, 2016
Ages: 8 - 12

Get to know the only kid on the FBI Director’s speed dial and several international criminals’ most wanted lists all because of his Theory of All Small...

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...

2017 - 2018 Florida Teens Read Nominee

The Geek's Guide to Unrequited Love
This edition: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publication date: June 14, 2016
Ages: 14 - 99

John Hughes meets Comic Con in this hilarious, unabashedly romantic, coming-of-age novel about a teenager who is trying to get his best friend to fall...

Scythe
(Part of Arc of a Scythe)
This edition: Hardcover, 448 pages
Publication date: November 22, 2016
Ages: 12 - 99

Two teens must learn the “art of killing” in this Printz Honor–winning book, the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New...

2016 - 2017 Florida Teens Read Winner

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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