Young Hoosier Book Award

The purpose of the Young Hoosier Book Award Program is to stimulate recreational reading among elementary and middle school/junior high school children in Indiana. Each year committee members select 20 nominees for each of the categories shown below from titles suggested by teachers, students, parents, public librarians, and media specialists.

180 items

Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
A Dog Like Daisy Book - 2017 Katherine Tegen Books jFIC TUB
After the Fall
How Humpty Dumpty Got Back up Again
Book - 2017 Roaring Brook Press jP SAN
A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars Book - 2018 Library Ideas, LLC J VOX 510 FIS
All's Faire in Middle School Graphic Novel - 2017 Dial Books for Young Readers J GN JAM
Amina's Voice Book - 2017 Salaam Reads Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers jFIC KHA
A Perfect Day Book - 2017 Roaring Brook Press jP SMI
Ashes to Asheville Book - 2017 G.P. Putnam's Sons jFIC DOO
Beautiful Blue World Book - 2016 Wendy Lamb Books jFIC LAF
Be Quiet! Book - 2017 Disney-Hyperion jP HIG
Beyond the Bright Sea Book - 2017 Dutton Children's Books jFIC WOL
Braced Book - 2017 Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. jFIC GER
Can An Aardvark Bark? Book - 2017 Beach Lane Books j591.594 STE
Chester and Gus Book - 2017 Harper jFIC MCG
Clayton Byrd Goes Underground Book - 2017 Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers jFIC WIL
Confessions From the Principal's Kid Book - 2017 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt jFIC MEL
Creepy Pair of Underwear! Book - 2017 Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers jP REY
Curse of the Boggin Book - 2016 Random House jFIC MAC
Exo Book - 2017 Scholastic Press TEEN FIC LEE
Forget Me Not Book - 2017 Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group jFIC TER
Grace Hopper
Queen of Computer Code
Book - 2017 Sterling Children's Books, an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. jB Hopper, Grace WAL
Greetings From Witness Protection! Book - 2017 Feiwel and Friends jFIC BUR
Groundhug Day Book - 2017 Disney-Hyperion jP PAC
Hattie & Hudson Book - 2017 Candlewick Press jP VAN
How to Find A Friend Book - 2017 Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt jP COS
If Sharks Disappeared Book - 2017 Roaring Brook Press j597.3 WIL
I'm Trying to Love Spiders
(it Isn't Easy)
Book - 2015 Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) j595.44 BAR
Insignificant Events in the Life of A Cactus Book - 2017 Sterling Children's Books jFIC BOW
I Want That Nut! Book - 2017 Alfred A. Knopf jP VAL
Little Fox in the Forest Book - 2017 Schwartz & Wade Books jP GRA
Making Friends With Billy Wong Book - 2016 Scholastic Press jFIC SCA
Miles Morales
Spider-man
Book - 2017 Marvel TEEN FIC REY
Monster's New Undies Book - 2017 Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. jP BER
Mrs. Smith's Spy School for Girls Book - 2017 Aladdin, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division jFIC MCM
Mutant Mantis Lunch Ladies! Book - 2017 Disney-Hyperion jMYS HAL
Playing Atari With Saddam Hussein
Based on A True Story
Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt jFIC ROY
Real Friends Graphic Novel - 2017 First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press jGN HAL
Red & Lulu Book - 2017 Candlewick Press jP TAV
Refugee Book - 2017 Scholastic Press jFIC GRA
Renegades Book - 2018 Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company TEEN LT FIC MEY
Restart Book - 2017 Scholastic Press jFIC KOR
Scar Island Book - 2017 Scholastic Press jFIC GEM
Shark Dog! Book - 2017 Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers jP ADA
Stef Soto, Taco Queen Book - 2017 Little, Brown and Company jFIC TOR
Superstar Book - 2017 Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers jFIC DAV
The Adventures Guild Book
The Bad Seed Book - 2017 Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers J VOX P JOH
The First Rule of Punk Book - 2017 Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC jFIC PER
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors Book - 2017 Balzer + Bray jP DAY
The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street Book - 2017 Aladdin jFIC CUR
The Secret Sheriff of Sixth Grade Book - 2017 Scholastic Press jFIC SON
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