Mrs. Schuler's Book Lists

A growing reference of Children and Young Adult Books.

2019 – 2020 Preliminary Mark Twain Nominees

So here are is the list of the 19-20 Preliminary Mark Twain Nominees. The final list has already been announced but I wanted to be able to discuss some of the books that did NOT make the cut… because I really liked them or they were popular with my preliminary readers group!

I am placing a star by the books that I read and underlining the books that made the final cut!

24 Hours in Nowhere by Dusti Bowling

*Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed

Ambrose Decption by Emily Ecton

*Blended by Sharon M Draper

*Captain Superlative by J.S. Puller (currently reading)

The Doughnut Fix by Jessie Janowitz

*Front Desk by Kelly Yang (currently reading)

Hope in the Holler by Lisa Lewis Tyre

Lifeboat 12 by Susan Hood – This book did not make the Mark Twain final list however it is on the Truman list for 20-21.

Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring by Angela Cervantes

The Memory of Forgotten Things by Kat Zhang

Merci Suarez Changes Gears by Meg Medina

The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani

*The Ostrich and Other Lost Things by Beth Hautala

The Reckless Club by Beth Vrabel

The Rhino in Right Field by Stacy Dekeyser

The Science of Breakable Things by Tae Keller

Squint by Chad Morris and Shelly Brown

Takedown by Laura Shovan

The Three Rules of Everyday Magic by Amanda Rawson Hill

The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle by Leslie Connor

The Unforgettable Guinevere St. Clair by Amy Makechnie

Where the Watermelons Grow by Cindy Baldwin

You Go First by Erin Entrada Kelly

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