1. Maizy Chen’s Last Chance by Lisa Yee   (Realistic Fiction)

      2. Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech   (Animals)

      3. Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier  (Historical Fiction/Fantasy)

      4. Confessions of a Former Bully by Trudy Ludwig     (Realistic Fiction) 

      5. The Family Under the Bridge by Natalie Savage Carlson     (Humor)

      6. G.I. Dogs: Prisoners of War-Judy by Laurie Calkhoven   (Animals)

      7. All the Broken Pieces by Ann E. Burg   (Sports)

      8. The Thing About Georgie by Lisa Graff    (Realistic Fiction)

      9. Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917 by Sally M. Walker   (non-fiction)

      10. Wild River by P.J. Peterson  (Adventure)

      11. Dreams in the Golden Country: The Diary of Zipporah Feldman, a Jewish Immigrant Girl by Kathryn Lasky    (Historical Fiction)

      12. The Fourteenth Goldfish (Science Fiction)

      13. Black Eagles: African Americans in Aviation by Jim Haskins   (non-fiction)

      14. Alabama Moon by Watt Key  (Realistic Fiction)

      15. Understanding Photosynthesis with MaxAxiom by Liam O’Donnell  (non-fiction)

      16. Polar Bears and the Arctic by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce   (non-fiction)

      17. George Washington Carver by Tonya Bolden  (non-fiction)

      18. Tornado! The Story Behind These Twisting, Turning, Spinning, and Spiraling Storms by Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin  (non-fiction)

      19. The California Gold Rush by Mel Friedman  (non-fiction)

      20. The Missing Piece by Shel Silverstein   (Fantasy)