Presentation on theme: "Students in grades 6-8 who have read or listened to at least 3 books from the Intermediate Masterlist are eligible to vote for the Intermediate Sequoyah."— Presentation transcript:
Students in grades 6-8 who have read or listened to at least 3 books from the Intermediate Masterlist are eligible to vote for the Intermediate Sequoyah Book Award. Students vote in March and ballots should be submitted to the Oklahoma Library Association by April 1 of each year. Winners will be announced at the OLA Conference. The Masterlist is not intended to be an automatic recommendation of the books. Intermediate Sequoyah Masterlist
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo In a land called Ravka, which has been torn into two by the Shadow Fold – an immense and dangerous abyss filled with darkness - a fragile orphan named Alina discovers a power that she never knew she possessed; the power to summon the sun.
Laugh with the Moon by Shana Burg After suddenly losing her mother, Clare’s father moves them suddenly to Malawi, Africa, and Clare must learn to deal with grief, making new friends and finding her place on a new continent.
Dragonswood by Janet Lee Carey In 1192 A.D. on Wilde Island, Tess is accused of witchcraft and must flee, but when she meets a warden of Dragonswood who offers her shelter, she does not realize that he has a secret that may finally bring about peace among the races.
Stolen into Slavery by Judy and Dennis Fradin Kidnapped and forced into slavery, Solomon Northup was a free man until the moment some men tricked him into leaving the state of New York, and then sold into slavery, the next 12 years were series of heart break and pain.
One for the Murphy’s by Lynda Mullaly Hunt After a terrible act of violence by her stepfather lands Carly in the hospital, she is placed in foster care with the Murphys. As Carly begins to remember the awful details of that fateful night, she is wary of the kind loving environment offered to her through the Murphys.
Insignia by S. J. Kincaid In a world where World War III is fought in space with drones, Thomas Raines, a virtual reality gaming prodigy, could be the undiscovered gem that helps the Indo- Americans finally win the war.
Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine In 1958 Little Rock, shy Marlee Pope is too afraid to talk to anyone until new student Liz becomes her friend. Their friendship is threatened when Marlee and the rest of her community discover that Liz is an African-American student trying to attend a segregated school.
Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson Taylor Edwards must spend her summer in the family lake house in the Poconos where she must face people she has hurt in the past and the fact that her terminally ill father only has a few months to live
Cinder by Marissa Meyer On the brink of intergalactic war and ravaged by a deadly plague, New Beijing’s only hope lies with a cyborg, mechanic named Cinder whose mysterious past could be the key to preventing all- out war with the Lunars.
The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen Sage is one of four orphans who are being forced to compete to be the best impersonator for the long lost Prince Jaron in order to take over the kingdom of Carthya.
Bomb: The Race to Build and Steal the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin In 1938, after discovering what happens when a Uranium atom is split in two, a scientific race between nations involving espionage, death-defying heroics, and intellect begins for the world’s most dangerous weapon, the atomic bomb.
Curveball: The year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnenblick Peter‘s freshman year is not going as planned. An injury forces him to look for other interests than sports. Friendships, a certain girl, and his grandfather’s illness further complicate his life.
Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater Every year, Blue visits the local graveyard with her mother, to listen to those who will die in the coming year, but when Blue meets one of the ghosts, he and his friends will change her life forever.
Drama by Raina Telgemeier Callie is in 7 th grade and is an enthusiastic set designer for this year’s rendition of Moon over Mississippi. While she must deal with big plans and a small budget, she also has love issues to contend with.
Kizzy Ann Stamps by Jeri Hanel Watts Nervous about attending the new integrated school, Kizzy Ann takes her former teacher’s advice and writes letters to her new white teacher. Kizzy Ann pours her heart into the letters, describing her excitement, fears and her facial scar and how her dog Shag helps her deal with it all.
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