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Mark Twain Readers Award

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Each year, Missouri schoolchildren in grades 4-8 vote for their favorite book from a list of nominated titles. The Mark Twain Award is awarded to the author of this book by the Missouri Association of School Librarians.

Mark Twain Award Winners

Beezus and Ramona
Beezus and Ramona
by Beverly Cleary

Beezus' biggest problem is her 4-year-old sister Ramona. Even though Beezus knows sisters are supposed to love each other, with a sister like Ramona, it seems impossible.

Bunnicula: A Rabbit-tale of Mystery
Bunnicula: A Rabbit-tale of Mystery
by Deborah Howe

Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire.

Double Fudge
Double Fudge
by Judy Blume

His younger brother's obsession with money and the discovery of long-lost cousins Flora and Fauna provide many embarrassing moments for twelve-year-old Peter.

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
by E. L. Konigsburg

Having run away with her younger brother to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, twelve-year-old Claudia strives to keep things in order in their new home and to become a changed person and a heroine to herself. Lexile Level: 700

Harriet the Spy
Harriet the Spy
by Louise Fitzhugh

Eleven-year-old Harriet keeps notes on her classmates and neighbors in a secret notebook, but when some of the students read the notebook, they seek revenge.

The Book of Three
The Book of Three
by Lloyd Alexander

Book one in the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-Keeper and his quest to become a hero.

The Boxcar Children
The Boxcar Children
by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Four orphaned children run away and live in a boxcar.

The Doll in the Garden
The Doll in the Garden
by Mary Downing Hahn

After Ashley and Kristi find an antique doll buried in old Miss Cooper's garden, they discover that they can enter a ghostly turn-of-the-century world by going through a hole in the hedge.

The Phantom Tollbooth
The Phantom Tollbooth
by Norton Juster

A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers and finds a cure for his boredom.

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