Massachusetts State Reading Lists

2016 - 2017 Massachusetts Children's Book Award Master List Selection

(Part of FunJungle)
This edition: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publication date: April 8, 2014
Ages: 8 - 12

Teddy Fitzroy’s back for another zoo mystery—this time it’s a koala caper—in this action-packed follow-up to Belly Up, which Kirkus Reviews called...

Sophia's War
A Tale of the Revolution
By Avi
This edition: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publication date: September 25, 2012
Ages: 8 - 12

Lives hang in the balance in this gripping Revolutionary War adventure from a beloved Newbery medalist.In 1776, young Sophia Calderwood witnesses the...

Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom
(Part of Heroes in Training)
Illustrated by: Craig Phillips
This edition: Hardcover, 112 pages
Publication date: August 7, 2012
Ages: 6 - 9

After pulling a magical thunderbolt from a stone, ten-year-old Zeus goes on the adventure of a lifetime in this thrilling start to a brand-new...