2015-2016 Georgia Children’s Book Award Finalists (Gr. 4 - 8) Grades 4 - 8
Airgood, E. (2012). Prairie Evers. New York: Nancy Paulsen Books.
Cavanaugh, N. (2013). This journal belongs to Ratchet. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky.
Fleming, D. (2013). The Saturday boy. New York: Viking.
Graff, L. (2014). Absolutely almost. New York: Philomel.
Gratz, A. (2013). Prisoner B-3087. New York: Scholastic.
Herrera, R. (2014). Hope is a Ferris wheel. New York: Amulet/Abrams.
Holm, J.L. (2014). The fourteenth goldfish. New York: Random House.
Johnson, J. (2014). The mark of the dragonfly. New York: Delacorte.
Keating, J. (2014). How to outrun a crocodile when your shoes are untied. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky.
Lamana, J.T. (2014). Upside down in the middle of nowhere. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle.
La Valley, J. (2013). The vine basket. New York: Clarion.
Lloyd, N. (2014). A snicker of magic. New York: Scholastic.
Lord, C. (2014). Half a chance. New York: Scholastic.
MacHale, D.J. (2013). Sylo. New York: Razorbill/Penguin.
Pitchford, D. (2013). Nickel Bay Nick. New York: Putnam.
Thompson, J.E. (2013). The girl from Felony Bay. Burlington, MA: Walden Pond Press.
Watson, J. (2014). Loot: How to steal a fortune. New York: Scholastic.
Woodson, J. (2014). Brown girl dreaming. New York: Nancy Paulsen Books.
If you are interested in trying out for the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl team next year in the Fall please start reading these books. We will have a meeting at the beginning of the year to start our new team!