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2021 Rebecca Caudill Award: Home

2021 Caudil Nominees

Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award

 

WHAT IS THE REBECCA CAUDILL YOUNG READERS' BOOK AWARD?

"The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award is an annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades four through eight in participating Illinois schools. The award is named in honor of Rebecca Caudill who lived and wrote in Urbana, Illinois, for nearly 50 years. The award is given in recognition for her literary talent and the universal appeal of her books which have touched the hearts of many children and young adults." ~ rebeccacaudill.org 

 

HOW CAN I VOTE?

Read or listen to at least three of the nominated books. Vote for your favorite in February.

2020 Caudill Award Winner

The Winner of the 2020 Rebecca Caudill Award is:

Refugee by Alan Gratz

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Acknowledgement

Adapted with permission from a LibGuide created by Carrie Stump at Grant Community High School

 

Nominee List

 

 

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Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed

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Becoming Kareem by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow

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Front Desk by Kelly Yang

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A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramee

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Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

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Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring by Angela Cervantes

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The MIscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty

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New Kid by Jerry Craft

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Nightbooks by J.A. White

Nominee List

 

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Nowhere Boy by Katherine Marsh

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The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz

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The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson

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Resistance by Jennifer A. Nielsen

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Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

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Speechless by Adam P. Schmitt

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Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh

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Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees by Mary Beth Leatherdale

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Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier

Twelve Days in May by Larry Dane Brimner: 9781629795867 ...

Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 by Larry Dane Brimner

 

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