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Utah State Reading Lists

2020 Beehive Award

This Is the Nest That Robin Built

Illustrated by Denise Fleming
This edition: Hardcover, 32 pages
Publication date: March 06, 2018
Ages: 2 - 8

A robin’s animal friends help build her nest in this cumulative collage picture book from Caldecott Honor recipient Denise Fleming.Robin is building a...

2021 Beehive Award Nominee

When Sparks Fly

The True Story of Robert Goddard, the Father of US Rocketry
Illustrated by Diego Funck
This edition: Hardcover, 40 pages
Publication date: July 03, 2018
Ages: 4 - 8

Blast off with this bright, energetic nonfiction picture book from Kristen Fulton and Diego Funck all about Robert Goddard, the inventor of US rocket...

Skulls!

Illustrated by Scott Campbell
This edition: Hardcover, 40 pages
Publication date: July 23, 2019
Ages: 4 - 8

Debut picture book author Blair Thornburgh and award-winning illustrator Scott Campbell put their heads together to celebrate one of the most important...

Sign Off

Illustrated by Stephen Savage
This edition: Paper Over Board, 56 pages
Publication date: May 07, 2019
Ages: 0 - 8

From award-winning author-illustrator Stephen Savage comes a playful wordless picture book about what the figures on road signs do when no one is...

The Bell Rang

Illustrated by James E. Ransome
This edition: Hardcover, 40 pages
Publication date: January 15, 2019
Ages: 4 - 8

Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019 A young slave girl witnesses the heartbreak and...