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 1, 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,...

Rooftoppers

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...

Rumble

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...

Winger

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...