Mark Twain Award

  • Mark Twain Award Reading Challenge 2022-2023

    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 Blackbird Girls by Anne Blankman

    City Spies by James Ponti

    Coop Knows the Scoop by Taryn Souders

    The Elephant's Girl by Celesta Rimington

    The Incredibly Dead Pets of Rex Dexter by Aaron Reynolds

    Millionaires for the Month by Stacy McAnulty

    Raising Lumie by Joan Bauer

    War Stories by Gordon Korman

    When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson & Omar Mohamed

    Wink by Rob Harrell

    Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor by Ally Carter

    A Wish in the Dark by Christina Soontornvat


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

Last Modified on September 14, 2022