Booktalk List and Caudill Nominees

Booktalk List

The Deepest Roots by Miranda Asebedo
Fantasy & Friendship

Courage by Barbara Binns
Family & Tough Stuff

How We Roll by Natasha Friend
Friendship & Historical 

The War Outside by Monica Hesse
Friendship & Historical

Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett Krosoczka
Graphic Novel & Tough Stuff

Frenemies in the Family by Kathleen Krull
Family & Nonfiction

The Agony House by Cherie Priest
Graphic Fiction & Supernatural

Fadeaway by Maura Ellen Stokes
Sports & Tough Stuff

Bobby Sky: Boy Band or Die by Joe Shine
Adventure & Mystery

The Sacrifice Box by Martin Stewart
Adventure & Horror

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.