Oklahoma State Reading Lists

2016 Oklahoma Book Award Winner

Bike On, Bear!
Illustrated by: Kristyna Litten
This edition: Hardcover, 32 pages
Publication date: June 2, 2015
Ages: 4 - 7

Bear can do everything—except ride a bike. Discover how he overcomes his two-wheeled challenge in this irresistibly adorable picture book!Bear can do...

2019 Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award Masterlist Selection

Long Way Down
This edition: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publication date: October 24, 2017
Ages: 12 - 99

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature Parents’ Choice Gold Award Winner An ode to Put the Damn Guns Down, this is...

When Dimple Met Rishi
This edition: Hardcover, 384 pages
Publication date: May 30, 2017
Ages: 12 - 99

A New York Times bestseller An NPR Best Book of 2017 A Buzzfeed Best YA Book of 2017 A Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book of 2017 A School Library Journal...

Saints and Misfits
This edition: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publication date: June 13, 2017
Ages: 14 - 99

A William C. Morrow Award Finalist An Entertainment Weekly Best YA Book of 2017 Saints and Misfits is a “timely and authentic” (School Library Journal,...

Long Way Down
This edition: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publication date: October 24, 2017
Ages: 12 - 99

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature Parents’ Choice Gold Award Winner An ode to Put the Damn Guns Down, this is...

Amina's Voice
This edition: Hardcover, 208 pages
Publication date: March 14, 2017
Ages: 8 - 12

A Washington Post Best Children’s Book of 2017 “For inspiring empathy in young readers, you can’t get better than this book.” —R. J. Palacio, author of...

2018 Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award Masterlist Selection

Stella by Starlight
This edition: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publication date: January 6, 2015
Ages: 9 - 13

When the Ku Klux Klan’s unwelcome reappearance rattles Stella’s segregated southern town, bravery battles prejudice in this Depression-era tour de...

2017 Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award Masterlist Selection

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...

The Bargaining
This edition: Hardcover, 416 pages
Publication date: February 17, 2015
Ages: 14 - 99

The Shining meets The Conjuring in this scary and suspenseful novel “akin to old Stephen King novels” (School Library Journal).The fact that neither of...

The Boy in the Black Suit
This edition: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publication date: January 6, 2015
Ages: 12 - 99

A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor book. Just when seventeen-year-old Matt thinks he can’t handle one more piece of terrible news, he meets a girl...

2016 Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award Masterlist Selection

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...

Doll Bones
Illustrated by: Eliza Wheeler
This edition: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publication date: May 7, 2013
Ages: 10 - 14

Discover the Newbery Honor winner Doll Bones, from Holly Black, the cocreator of the Spiderwick Chronicles. A Kirkus Reviews Best Book. A School...

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