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Booktalk List and Caudill Nominees

Booktalk List

The Door of No Return – Kwame Alexander
Historical/Novel in Verse

Unfadeable by Maurice Broaddus
Realistic

Trapped in Terror Bay by Sigmund Brouwer
Nonfiction

Wild Ride by Keith Calabrese
Humor/Adventure

Karthik Delivers by Sheela Chari
Realistic

Miss Quinces by Kat Fajardo
Graphic Novel

Adrift by Tanya Guerrero
Adventure

The Black Slide by J.W. Ocker
Horror

Ghostlight by Kenneth Oppel
Mystery

Children of the Fox by Kevin Sands
Fantasy

 

 

Caudill Award Nominees

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.