New Books

Green Mountain Book award logoThe Green Mountain Book Awardinitiated in 2005, is a reader’s choice award for Vermont students in grades 9 – 12. The program is intended to encourage high schoolers to become enthusiastic and discerning readers. It is recommended that students read at least three of the year’s 15 nominated titles before voting in the spring.

Click here for the 2017-2018 Green Mountain Book Award Master List.

The Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award was created to honor excellence in children’s literature. Each year since 1957, Vermont students in grades four through eight have selected their favorite book from a list of 30 nominees. It is recommended that students read at least five of the year’s nominated titles before voting.

Click here for the 2017-2018 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award Master List.

Other Resources

Teen Ink is a national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, and photography.

Book Adventure is a reading-centered online experience for grades K-8. It includes quizzes, prizes, book lists and more.

Guys READ is a web-based literacy program for boys founded by author and First National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature Jon Scieszka. Their mission is to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers.

WriteGirl is a creative writing and mentoring organization that promotes creativity, critical thinking and leadership skills to empower teen girls.