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CCBA 2014 By Marcie Haloin modified from Google Presentation created by Laura Reiman] 8/15/2013
2013 Winners Picture Book Winner Junior Book Winner
Meet the 2014 Nominees Posters and Books available from Follett Library Resources Mackin Mackin booktalk about the books, authors, and similar titles Bound to Stay Bound Books, Inc.
Junior Books (Chapter Books)
Almost Home By Joan Bauer When twelve-year-old Sugar’s grandfather dies and her gambling father takes off yet again, Sugar and her mother lose their home in Missouri. They head to Chicago for a fresh start, only to discover that fresh starts aren’t so easy to come by if you’re homeless. Nevertheless, Sugar’s mother has taught her to be grateful no matter what, so Sugar does her best. With the help of her dog, Shush; a foster family; a supportive teacher; a love of poetry; and her own grace and good humor, Sugar comes to understand that while she can’t control the hand life deals her, she can control how she responds. Other books like this Because of Winn Dixie Fame and Glory in Freedom Georgia
Bad Kitty School Daze by Nick Bruel Bad Kitty faces her toughest challenge yet. Kitty and Puppy are out of control! They're screaming, fighting, hissing, and drooling all over the house, and all of the commotion is upsetting Baby. Time for obedience school! Can Kitty learn to follow the rules and make friends with the other students or will she bring chaos to the classroom? Genre: Humor Click cover for 47 second trailer
The Candymakers by Wendy Mass (Suggested Reading Level - 5.7) Genre - Mystery When four twelve year olds compete in an annual candy- making contest at a candy factory, everything is not what it seems. Someone in the competition may or may not be out to destroy the factory. Can the competitors work together to save the factory? Can anyone be trusted? Other Books like this: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Click cover for 4’30” interview with Wendy Mass
Wings of Fire: The Dragonet Prophecy #1 By Tui T. Sutherland Genre: Fantasy The seven tribes have been at war for generations, dragon locked in an endless battle over an ancient, lost treasure. A secret movement called the Talons of Peace is determined to bring an end to the fighting, with the help of a prophecy -- a foretelling that calls for great sacrifice. Five dragonets are collected to fulfill the prophecy, raised in a hidden cave and enlisted, against their will, to end the terrible war. But not every dragonet wants a destiny. And when the select five escape their underground captors to look for their original homes, what has been unleashed on the dragon world may be far more than the revolutionary planners intended.. Click cover for 40 second Scholastic trailer
The Legend of Diamond Lil: A J.J. Tully Mystery By Doreen Cronin, Illustrated by Kevin Cornell Genre: Mystery, Humor J.J. the search-and-rescue dog last solved the mystery of the missing chicks. His new problem: Diamond Lil, a shiny new dog who's taken up residence next door. Suddenly Moosh and her chicks are spending an awful lot of time with their fancy friend, talking about weird things like fluffy feathers and good posture. And Lil's not the only new kid cramping J.J.'s style. There's a possum loose, and it's up to J.J. to keep everyone safe. But the questions keep piling up. Is Lil all that she seems? And how does the possum keep finding her way to the chicken coop? Click cover for 5’51” interview with Doreen Cronin by Earl of Salt Lake Public Library
One for the Murphys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt Genre: Realistic Fiction Carley uses humor and street smarts to keep people away. But the day she becomes a foster child, and moves in with the Murphys, her world turns upside down. This normal, bustling family shows Carley the stable family life she never thought existed, and she feels like an alien in their cookie-cutter-perfect household. Despite her resistance, the Murphys eventually show her what it feels like to belong--until her mother wants her back and Carley has to decide where and how to live. She's not really a Murphy, but the gifts they've given her have opened up a new future. Other books like this one: The Great Gilly Hopkins Click cover for 1’04” Scholastic Bookfair Trailer
Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper Genre: realistic fiction Eleven-year-old Melody has a photographic memory. She's the smartest kid in her whole school, but no one knows it. Most people, her teachers and doctors included, don't think she's capable of learning. If only she could speak up... but she can't, because Melody can't talk. She can't walk. She can't write. Being stuck inside her head is making Melody go out of her mind, that is, until technology allows her to speak for the first time ever. At last Melody has a voice... but not everyone around her is ready to hear it. Other books like this: Wonder Click cover for 45 second trailer by blogger Margaret May
Spy School by Stuart Gibbs Can an undercover nerd become a superstar secret agent? Maybe not, but it'll be fun to watch him try! Middle school NERD, Ben Ripley has already pegged his dream job: C.I.A. or bust. Ben is not surprised when he is recruited for a magnet school with a focus on science--but he's entirely shocked to discover that the school is actually a front for a junior C.I.A. academy. Could the C.I.A. really want him ? Actually, no. There's been a case of mistaken identity--but that doesn't stop Ben from trying to morph into a supercool undercover agent, the kind that always gets the girl. And through a series of hilarious misadventures, Ben realizes he might actually be a halfway decent spy...if he can survive all the attempts being made on his life!
Wild Life by Cynthia DeFelice Erik is preparing for his first-ever hunting trip when he learns that his parents are being deployed to Iraq. A few days later, Erik is shipped off to North Dakota to live with Big Darrell and Oma, grandparents he barely knows. When Erik rescues a dog that's been stuck by a porcupine, Big Darrell says Erik can't keep him. But Erik has already named her Quill and can't bear to give her up. He decides to run away, taking the dog and a shotgun, certain that they can make it on their own out on the prairie. In this story of adventure and survival, Erik learns about the challenges and satisfactions of living off the land, the power of family secrets, and the pain of losing what you love. Click cover for 1’56” Scholastic Bookfair Trailer
Wonder by R.J. Palacio No one wants to be different during Middle School. But August Pullman (Auggie) isn't an ordinary kid...and he definitely doesn't fit in. Click cover for 1’36” Random House Book Trailer
Boot & Shoe by Marla Frazee Things are exactly perfect for the two little dogs Boot and Shoe, until a squirrel causes some serious trouble.
Charlie the Ranch Dog by Ree Drummond Ranching is hard work, but somebody’s got to do it. Click cover to meet Charlie and Ree Drummond for 1’32”
Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds Pictures by Peter Brown What’s that right behind you? It could be nothing, or could it be... Creepy Carrots?? Click cover for 2’44” with Peter Brown
Detective Blue by Steve Metzger illustrated by Tedd Arnold Grown up Little Boy Blue is a detective trying to find missing Miss Muffet. How many nursery rhyme friends does he need to solve the case? Click HERE to see how Tedd Arnold draws step-by-step. Click cover for 1’31” with Steve Metzger talking about his book
Exclamation Mark! By Amy Krouse Rosenthal & Tom Lichtenheld It’s good to be different! Make your mark on the world! Click cover for 1’22” Scholastic Trailer
Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett Illustrated by Jon Klassen Annabelle has a magical box of yarn that never runs out. She knits for everyone in the kingdom, until an evil archduke wants in for himself. Click cover for 56 second Book Trailer by UNC Chapel Hill Student Jodi Seim Timmins
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs As Retold by Mo Willems Three hungry dinosaurs lay a trap for something to eat. Goldilocks should listen to warnings. A retake on the fairy tale told with humor and wit. Click cover for 6 minute interview by Earl, spokespuppet for the Salt Lake City Public Library
Kate & Pippin: An Unlikely Love Story by Martin Springett Photographs by Isobel Springett The true story of the friendship between Pippin, a fawn abandoned by her mother, and Kate, the Great Dane who raised her. Click cover for 2’25” film Dog Adopts Fawn by Isobel Springett with music by Martin Springett
Return of the Library Dragon by Carmen Agra Deedy Illustrated by Michael P. White Before Miss Lotty can retire from the Sunrise Elementary School Library she must save the books. Don’t miss the great endpapers!
Rocket Writes a Story by Tad Hills The little yellow bird is back to teach Rocket, who loves to read, how to write a story. Click cover for 1’20” introductory Read Aloud by Monica Schrader