Out of the 112,728 votes cast by Missouri students, the following titles have been selected as the winners of MASL’s 2010-2011 Readers Awards.
Gateway Readers Award (Grades 9-12)
1st Place: The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins. Scholastic Press.
2nd Place: Graceling, by Kristin Cashore. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
3rd Place: Wake, by Lisa McMann. Simon & Schuster’s Children’s Publishers.
Truman Readers Award (Grades 6-8)
1st Place: The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins.
2nd Place: Gone, by Michael Grant.
3rd Place: Jump the Cracks, by Stacy DeKeyser.
Mark Twain Readers Award (Grades 4-6)
1st Place: Stolen Children, by Peg Kehret.
2nd Place: Found, by Margaret Peterson Haddix. .
3rd Place: Go Big or Go Home, by Will Hobbs.
Show Me Readers Award (Grades 1-3)
1st Place: Two Bobbies, A True Story, by Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery, illustrated by Jean Cassels. .
2nd Place: For the Love of Autumn, by Patricia Polacco.
3rd Place: Titanicat, by Marty Crisp, illustrated by Marty Papp.