State Awards

Picture Books

Art From Her Heart: Folk Artist Clementine Hunter

by Kathy Whitehead

Illustrator: Shane Evans

Grade Level: Grades 2-3

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Emphasis on Reading, 2009-2010

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Back of the Bus

by Aaron Reynolds

Illustrator: Floyd Cooper

Grade Level: Grades K-3

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Alabama Camellia Award, 2012-2013

ALABAMA

Bean Thirteen

by Matthew McElligott

Illustrator: Matthew McElligott

Grade Level: Grades K-1

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Emphasis on Reading Program, 2008-2009

ALABAMA

Campy: The Story of Roy Campanella

by David A. Adler

Illustrator: Gordon James

Grade Level: Grades 2-3

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Emphasis on Reading Program, 2008-2009

ALABAMA

For the Love of Autumn

by Patricia Polacco

Illustrator: Patricia Polacco

Grade Level: Grades 1-3

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Alabama Camellia Award, 2009-2010

Emphasis on Reading, 2009-2010

ALABAMA

Hair for Mama

by Kelly Tinkham

Illustrator: Amy Bates

Grade Level: Grades K-3

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Emphasis on Reading Program, 2008-2009

ALABAMA

Llama, Llama Mad at Mama

by Anna Dewdney

Illustrator: Anna Dewdney

Grade Level: Grades K-1

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Emphasis on Reading Program, 2008-2009

ALABAMA

Maple

by Lori Nichols

Illustrator: Lori Nichols

Grade Level: Grades 0-K

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Alabama Author Award, 2015

ALABAMA

Stand Straight Ella Kate: The True Story of a Real Giant

by Kate Klise

Illustrator: M. Sarah Klise

Grade Level: Grades 1-3

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Alabama Camellia Award, 2012-2013

ALABAMA

Stick

by Steve Breen

Illustrator: Steve Breen

Grade Level: Grades K-1

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Emphasis on Reading Program, 2008-2009

ALABAMA

The Hallelujah Flight

by Phil Bildner

Illustrator: John Holyfield

Grade Level: Grades K-3

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Alabama Camellia Award, 2012-2013

ALABAMA

The Longest Season

by Cal Ripken Jr.

Illustrator: Ron Mazellan

Grade Level: Grades 2-3

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Emphasis on Reading Program, 2008-2009

ALABAMA

The Mine-o-Saur

by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

Illustrator: David Clark

Grade Level: Grades K-1

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Emphasis on Reading Program, 2008-2009

ALABAMA

The Moon Over Star

by Dianna Hutts Aston

Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney

Grade Level: Grades 2-3

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Emphasis on Reading, 2009-2010

ALABAMA

The Queen of Style

by Caralyn Buehner

Illustrator: Mark Buehner

Grade Level: Grades 2-3

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Emphasis on Reading, 2009-2010

ALABAMA

The Wolves Are Back

by Jean Craighead George

Illustrator: Wendell Minor

Grade Level: Grades K-3

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Emphasis on Reading, 2009-2010

ALABAMA

Tsunami!

by Kimiko Kajikawa

Illustrator: Ed Young

Grade Level: Grades PreK-K

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Camellia Children's Choice Book Award, 2010-2011

ALABAMA

Wink: The Ninja Who Wanted to Be Noticed

by JC Phillips

Grade Level: Grades K-1

Category: Picture Book

State Awards:

Camellia Children's Choice Book Award, 2010-2011

ALABAMA

Middle Grade Books

A Song for Harlem(Scraps of Time)

by Patricia McKissack

Illustrator: Gordon James

Grade Level: Grades 4-6

Category: Middle Grade

State Awards:

Emphasis on Reading Program, 2008-2009

ALABAMA

Barbarians!

by Steven Kroll

Illustrator: Robert Byrd

Grade Level: Grades 4-6

Category: Middle Grade

State Awards:

Camellia Children's Choice Book Award, 2010-2011

ALABAMA

It's Only Temporary

by Sally Warner

Grade Level: Grades 4-6

Category: Middle Grade

State Awards:

Emphasis on Reading, 2009-2010

ALABAMA

Leaving Gee's Bend

by Irene Latham

Grade Level: Grades 5-8

Category: Middle Grade

State Awards:

Alabama Camellia Award, 2011-2012

ALABAMA

No Passengers Beyond This Point

by Gennifer Choldenko

Grade Level: Grades 5-8

Category: Middle Grade

State Awards:

Alabama Camellia Award, 2012-2013

ALABAMA

Potato Chip Puzzles: The Puzzling World of Winston Breen

by Eric Berlin

Grade Level: Grades 4-6

Category: Middle Grade

State Awards:

Camellia Children's Choice Book Award, 2010-2011

ALABAMA

Skylar

by Mary Cuffe-Perez

Grade Level: Grades 4-6

Category: Middle Grade

State Awards:

Emphasis on Reading, 2009-2010

ALABAMA

The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had

by Kristin Levine

Grade Level: Grades 4-6

Category: Middle Grade

State Awards:

Camellia Children's Choice Book Award, 2010-2011

ALABAMA

The Youngest Templar: Keeper of the Grail

by Michael P. Spradlin

Grade Level: Grades 4-6

Category: Middle Grade

State Awards:

Emphasis on Reading, 2009-2010

ALABAMA

Theodore Boone: The Abduction

by John Grisham

Grade Level: Grades 3-7

Category: Middle Grade

State Awards:

Alabama Camellia Award, 2012-2013

ALABAMA

When the Whistle Blows

by Fran Cannon Slayton

Grade Level: Grades 5-8

Category: Middle Grade

State Awards:

Camellia Children's Choice Book Award, 2010-2011

ALABAMA