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Nevada State Reading Lists

2017 Nevada Young Readers' Award Nominee

The Girl and the Bicycle

Illustrated by Mark Pett
This edition: Hardcover, 40 pages
Publication date: April 29, 2014
Ages: 0 - 99

From the creator of The Boy and the Airplane, a touching wordless picture book about a little girl, a shiny bicycle, and the meaning of...

Sky Raiders

(Book #1 of Five Kingdoms)
This edition: Hardcover, 432 pages
Publication date: March 11, 2014
Ages: 8 - 12

Adventure awaits in the Five Kingdoms—come and claim it in this start to a new series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fablehaven...

2016 Nevada Young Readers' Award Nominee

Binny for Short

Illustrated by Micah Player
This edition: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publication date: July 23, 2013
Ages: 8 - 12

A tender, sweet, and hilarious novel about growing up with a loving family and a perfectly rambunctious dog, from an author who “has set the standard...

The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher

Illustrated by Iacopo Bruno
This edition: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publication date: July 01, 2014
Ages: 8 - 12

Becky Thatcher has her side of the story to tell—and it’s a whopper—in this creative spin on Mark Twain’s beloved The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,...


Illustrated by Terry Fan
This edition: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publication date: September 24, 2013
Ages: 8 - 12

Embrace possibility in this luminous novel about a girl in search of her past who discovers a secret rooftop world in Paris.Everyone thinks that Sophie...


This edition: Hardcover, 560 pages
Publication date: August 26, 2014
Ages: 14 - 99

Does it get better? The New York Times bestselling author of Crank and Tricks explores the highly charged landscapes of bullying and forgiveness with...


Illustrated by Sam Bosma
This edition: Hardcover, 448 pages
Publication date: May 14, 2013
Ages: 12 - 99

A teen at boarding school grapples with life, love, and rugby in a heartbreakingly funny novel.Ryan Dean West is a fourteen-year-old junior at a...