Mark Twain Award

  • Mark Twain Award Reading Challenge 2023-2024

    Every year, The Missouri Association of School Librarians nominates twelve books for the Mark Twain Award reading challenge. These books are specially selected for 4th - 6th graders by librarians and students from all over Missouri. We challenge you to read them all!


  • The Hidden Knife Melissa Marr

    Linked Gordon Korman

    Lion of Mars Jennifer L. Holm

    The Night Ride J. Anderson Coats

    Nightingale Deva Fagan

    Once Upon a Camel Kathi Appelt

    One Kid’s Trash Jamie Sumner

    A Place to Hang the Moon Kate Albus

    Pony R.J. Palacio

    Six Feet Below Zero Ena Jones

    Tangled Up in Luck Merrill Wyatt

    Worst-Case Collin Rebecca Caprara

    Click here to watch this year's Mark Twain Award book trailers made by students from all over Missouri.

Last Modified on August 29, 2023