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Vermont State Reading Lists

2019 - 2020 Red Clover Book Award Nominee

Friends and Foes

Poems About Us All
Illustrated by Douglas Florian
This edition: Hardcover, 48 pages
Publication date: July 10, 2018
Ages: 4 - 10

In the tradition of Shel Silverstein, celebrated picture book poet Douglas Florian offers an honest, touching, and often humorous collection of twe...

2020 - 2021 Green Mountain Book Award Master List

The Universal Laws of Marco

This edition: Hardcover, 432 pages
Publication date: March 19, 2019
Ages: 12 - 99

Perfect for fans of Adam Silvera, this stunning novel, told through the lens of a guy in love with the cosmos (and maybe two girls), explores the c...

2020 - 2021 Vermont Middle-Grade Children's Book Award Master List

Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation

(Part of Charlie Thorne)
This edition: Hardcover, 400 pages
Publication date: September 17, 2019
Ages: 10 - 99

“Fast-paced, smart, and action-packed...a real page-burner.” —Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times bestelling author of the Mr. Lemoncello’s Librar...

Maybe He Just Likes You

This edition: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publication date: October 01, 2019
Ages: 9 - 13

A 2020 ALA Notable Children’s Book A Washington Post Best Children’s Book of 2019 Barbara Dee explores the subject of #MeToo for the middle grade a...

Roll with It

This edition: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publication date: October 01, 2019
Ages: 10 - 99

A Kirkus Reviews Best Middle Grade Book of 2019 “A big-hearted story that’s as sweet as it is awesome.” —R.J. Palacio, author of Wonder In the trad...

The Story That Cannot Be Told

This edition: Hardcover, 384 pages
Publication date: October 08, 2019
Ages: 8 - 12

A powerful middle grade debut that weaves together folklore and history to tell the story of a girl finding her voice and the strength to use it du...