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Texas students announce the Texas Bluebonnet Award nominees each year at the Texas Book Festival.

These books will be read by students in grades 3 – 6 during the fall and then voted on in January. Downloadable version

Texas Bluebonnet Award 2019-2020 Master List

The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle by Christina Uss (Margaret Ferguson Books, an imprint of Holiday House, 2018)

The Boo-Boos That Changed the World: A True Story About an Accidental Invention (Really!) by Barry Wittenstein, Illustrated by Chris Hsu (Charlesbridge, 2018) 

The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, 2018)

Captain Superlative by J.S. Puller (Disney Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Book Group, 2018) 

Crown: An Ode to a Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Gordon C. James (Bolden an imprint of Agate, 2017)

The Dragon Slayer: Folktales From Latin America by Jaime Hernandez (TOON Graphics, 2018) 

El Chupacabras by Adam Rubin, illustrated by Crash McCreery (Dial Books For Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group, 2018)

Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams by Lesa Cline-Ransome, Illustrated by James E. Ransome (A Paula Wiseman Book, an imprint of Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing, 2018)

Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes (Little Brown and Company, 2018) 

Harbor Me by Woodson, Jacqueline (Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group, 2018) 

The Magic Misfits by Neil Patrick Harris and Alec Azam (Little Brown and Company, 2017) 

Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring by Angela Cervantes (Scholastic, 2018)

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty (Random House Children’s Books, 2018) 

Mr. Gedrick and Me by Patrick Carman (Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2017)

Rebound by Kwame Alexander (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018) 

Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech (HarperCollins Publishers, 2018)

Shadow Weaver by Connolly, MarcyKate (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2018)

Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go to School by Juie Falatko, Illustrated by Colin Jack (Scholastic, 2018)

Watchdog by McIntosh, Will (Delacorte Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, 2017)

Wishtree by Katherine Applegate (Feiwel & Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, 2017)

 

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