Mark Twain Readers Award
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.
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Mark Twain Award Winners
by Lauren Destefano
Bright, imaginative, eleven-year-old Pram lives with two aunts who run a retirement home, hiding the fact that she can talk with ghosts--but not the spirit of her mother--and after befriending Clarence, who also lost his mother, she decides to find her father in hopes he can answer her questions.
by Tommy Donbavand
Banished to the Underlands, Luke, Resus, and Cleo begin their thirteenth adventure fighting for their very existence. The quest to return the sixth and final relic will take them to a dragon's lair in China, but it's back at home that the greatest threat awaits. Once again it's up to the trio to save Scream Street, but will they fall at the last hurdle?
by Adam-Troy Castro
Gustav and Fernie's adventures in the Dark Country continue as they search for their families. But as they get closer to discovering their families' fates, their mission is once again threatened by old foes--as well as some new, even more treacherous, ones.
Eleven masters of suspense have come together to bring you a bone-chilling collection of original ghost stories perfect for sharing around the campfire, reading under the covers with a flashlight, and scaring your friends' pants off.