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Award-Winning Literature
that Builds Character, Problem Solving, and Skills
Kids' Wings Award Books

Plus
Texas Bluebonnet Award Master ListSM

 for 2012-2013


Our READING OUT OF THE BOX literature collection, includes a spiral bound book and CD containing 25 titles with "Jeopardy-type" games for each novel! Click each title below to go to a web page prepared just for you! There you will find a descriptor, extension links for research,and related books. If you click on the title again, you can order the novel or picture book (usually at a big discount).

Children's literature provides powerful learning and entertainment opportunities that are catalysts to creativity and research.  How do Kids' Wings activities for these books transform your classroom? Waker-uppers.

The Kids' Wings Award List for grades 3-7:

Lawn Boy Returns by Gary Paulsen
The Magic Half by Annie Barrows
Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool (Winner of the 2011 Newbery Medal)
The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick (2010 Newbery Honor Book)
Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin (2010 Newbery Honor Book)

Texas Bluebonnet Award Master ListSM for 2012-2013:

Aliens on Vacation, The Intergalactic Bed and Breakfast by Clete Barrett Smith
Benjamin Franklinstein Lives! by Larry David Tuxbury and Matthew McElligott
Cheshire Cheese Cat, a Dickens of a Tale by Carmen Agra Deedy

Clever Jack Takes the Cake
by Candace Fleming
EllRay Jakes is Not a Chicken by Sally Warner

Escape Under the Forever Sky by Eve Yohalem
Hamster Magic, A Stepping Stone Book by Lynne Jonell
Hero by Mike Lupica
Hot Diggity Dog: The History of the Hot Dog by Adrienne Sylver
2nd Runner Up! Just Being Audrey by Margaret Cardillo
Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie by Julie Sternberg

Misty Gordon and the Mystery of the Ghost Pirates by Kim Kennedy
Play, Louis, Play: The True Story of a Boy and His Horn by Muriel Harris Weinstein
WINNER! Postcards from Camp by Simms Taback
Ruth and the Green Book
by Calvin Alexander Ramsey
Scarum Fair by Jessica Swaim
Thunder Birds by Jim Arnosky
Under the Mambo Moon by Julia Durango
, Illustrated by Fabricio VandenBroeck
Wonder Struck by Brian Selznick
1st Runner Up! Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke

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When you click a title, you will find a special, original webpage,
created by Kids' Wings for that book. Within that page, click the title,
and you can order the book for a significant discount.
That helps us and it saves you at the same time!

 

 

Your purchases through the Kids' Wings and Amazon Links help to keep our website doors open!

 

 

Disclaimer: The links here have been scrutinized for their grade and age appropriateness; however, contents of links on the World Wide Web change continuously. It is advisable that teachers and parents review all links before allowing student use. Please contact us immediately if you find any inappropriate links.

Disclaimer: Texas Bluebonnet AwardSM is a service mark of the Texas Library Association, which is in no way affiliated with Kids' Wings or Suzy Red. Use of the Texas Bluebonnet Award mark in these materials does not imply any endorsement of any kind on behalf of the Texas Library Association. The Texas Bluebonnet Book Master ListSM was selected by the Texas Bluebonnet Award Committee of the Texas Library Association

 

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