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Nevada State Reading Lists

2022 Nevada Young Readers' Award Nominee


Illustrated by Vashti Harrison
This edition: Hardcover, 48 pages
Publication date: October 15, 2019
Ages: 4 - 8

A New York Times bestseller! Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices! Recipient of a Coretta S...

2023 Nevada Young Readers' Award

City Spies

(Book #1 of City Spies)
This edition: Hardcover, 384 pages
Publication date: March 10, 2020
Ages: 8 - 12

A New York Times bestseller! A GMA3 Summer Reading Squad Selection! “Ingeniously plotted, and a grin-inducing delight.” —People “Will keep young re...

2024 Nevada Young Readers' Award Nominee

Acorn Was a Little Wild

Illustrated by Jessica Gibson
This edition: Hardcover, 40 pages
Publication date: March 15, 2022
Ages: 4 - 8

Jory John’s Bad Seed series meets After the Fall by Dan Santat in this charming picture book about a young acorn’s grand adventure and the incredib...