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.