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New Mexico State Reading Lists

2019 Land of Enchantment Black Bear Book Award

Scythe

(Book #1 of Arc of a Scythe)
This edition: Hardcover, 448 pages
Publication date: November 22, 2016
Ages: 12 - 99

Two teens must learn the “art of killing” in this Printz Honor–winning book, the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New...

2021 Land of Enchantment Black Bear Book Award Nominee

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...

2021 Land of Enchantment Coyote Book Award Nominee

The Crossroads

This edition: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publication date: September 04, 2018
Ages: 8 - 12

Winner of the International Latino Book Award “An incredibly heartfelt depiction of immigrants and refugees in a land full of uncertainty.” —Kirkus...

2021 Land of Enchantment RoadRunner Book Award Nominee

Super Manny Stands Up!

(Part of Super Manny)
Illustrated by Stephanie Graegin
This edition: Hardcover, 40 pages
Publication date: July 04, 2017
Ages: 4 - 8

New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and illustrator Stephanie Graegin bring a lionhearted new hero to life in this tender, sparkling...

Ocean Meets Sky

Illustrated by Terry Fan and Eric Fan
This edition: Hardcover, 48 pages
Publication date: May 15, 2018
Ages: 4 - 8

“Young readers will be captivated.” —The Washington Post From the creators of the gorgeous bestseller The Night Gardener comes a stunning new picture...