Saturday, March 14, 2009

The Bluestem Award

The Bluestem Award:  3-5 Children's Choice Award is designed for students in grades 3-5. Its annual master may contain non-fiction, timeless classics as well as current titles, biography,and  other diverse and varied content titles appropriate for this age group. 
2014 Master List Bluestem Book Award
Amato, Mary Edgar Allan's Official Crime Investigation Notebook
Banerjee, Anjali Seaglass Summer 
Beccia, Carlyn I Feel Better with a Frog in my Throat : history's strangest cures 
Cotler, Stephen and Adam McCauley (ill) Cheesie Mack is not a Genius or Anything
Curtis, Christopher Paul Bud, not Buddy
Davies, Jacqueline The Lemonade War
Dennis, Brian, Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery Nubs : the true story of a mutt, a marine & a miracle
DiCamillo, Kate Because of Winn-Dixie
Green, Michelle Y A Strong Right Arm: the story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson
Hurwitz, Michele Weber Calli be Gold
Jenkins, Steve Bones: skeletons and how they work
Kerley, Barbara and Brian Selznick (ill) The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins : an illuminating history of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, artist and lecturer
Lowry, Lois Number the Stars
MacLachlan, Patricia and Amy June Bates (ill) Waiting for the Magic 
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds Emily’s Fortune 
Palacio, R J Wonder
Pennypacker, Sara and Marla Frazee (ill) Clementine 
Scieszka, Jon and Lane Smith (ill) Knights of the Kitchen Table (Time Warp Trio vol 1)
Weeks, Sarah Pie 
Whybrow, Ian and Tony Ross (ill) Little Wolf's Book of Badness
 Master List for the 2012-2013 school year:
Alvarez, Julia How Tia Lola Came to Stay Knopf 2001
Barton, Chris The Day-­‐Glo Brothers Charlesbridge 2009
Bosch, Pseudonymous The Name of this Book is Secret Little Brown 2008
Buyea,Rob Because of Mr. Terupt Delacorte Press 2010
Cassino, Mark The Story of Snow Chronicle 2009
Chin, Jason Redwoods Flash Point 2009
Creech, Sharon Love that Dog HarperCollins 2003
DiCamillo, Kate The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Candlewick 2006
Draper, Sharon Out of My Mind Atheneum 2010
Epstein, Adam and Andrew Jacobson The Familiars HarperCollins 2010
Frazier,Sundee T. Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything In It Delacorte Press 2007
Graff, Lisa The Thing about Georgie HarperCollins 2008
Gutman, Dan Honus and Me HarperCollins 1998
Lord,Cynthia Touch Blue Scholastic 2010
Morpurgo, Michael War Horse Scholastic 1982
Pitchford, Dean Captain Nobody Putnam 2009
Raczka, Bob Guyku Houghton Mifflin 2009
Ramsey, Calvin A. Ruth and the Green Book Carolrhoda 2010
Singer, Marilyn Mirror Mirror Dutton 2010
West, Jacqueline The Shadows (Books of Elsewhere Vol.1) Dial 2010

Master List released for the 2011-2012 school year:
14 Cows for America by Carmen Deedy 
Adventures in Cartooning by James Sturm and Andrew Arnold ### Winner
All Stations! Distress! April 15, 1912 : the Day the Titanic Sank by Dan Brown
Animal Heroes: True Rescue Stories by Sandra Markle
Bad news for outlaws: the Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Bunnicula: a Rabbit Tale of Mystery by James Howe
Dying to Meet You by Kate Klise
Extra Credit by Andrew Clements
Faith, Hope and Ivy June Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Flight of the Phoenix by R.L. LaFevers
Just Grace by Charise Harper
Knucklehead: Tall Tales & Mostly True Stories About Growing Up Scieszka by Jon Scieszka
Passage to Freedom: the Sughihara story by Ken Mochizuki
Riding Freedom by Pam Munoz Ryan
Rules by Cynthia Lord
Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook by Eleanor Davis
Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar, Louis
Sisters Grimm: the Fairy‐Tale Detectives by Michael Buckley
Swindle by Gordon Korman
World According to Humphrey by Betty Birney
Master List released for the 2010-2011 school year: Ivy and Bean by Annie Barrows Nic Bishop Frogs by Nic Bishop No Talking by Andrew Clements BFG by Roald Dahl Kenny and the Dragon by Tony DiTerlizzi Sky Boys: How they Built the Empire State Building by Deborah Hopkinson mmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat by Lynne Jonell Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen Levine Year of the Dog by Grace Lin Being Teddy Roosevelt by Claudia Mills Hachiko Waits by Leslea Newman Boys of Steel by Marc Tyler Nobleman How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O'ConnorHoudini Box by Brian Selznik Dodger and Me by Jordan Sonnenblick Where I Live by Eileen Spinelli Stand Tall, Abe Lincoln by Judith St. George
Shredderman: Secret Identity by Wendelin Van Draanen
Oggie Cooder by Sarah Weeks
Aurora County All-Stars by Deborah Wiles