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Story Branch Library – What’s New To Read

One great way to find something new to read is to find out about books that other children have read and liked.  Check out the Buckaroo and Indian Paintbrush book winners below to find some great suggestions!

If you have a great book to recommend, let the librarian know and she’ll add your ideas to this webpage!

Buckaroo Award Books!

These books were chosen by Wyoming children in grades Kindergarten through third!

The winner of the 2010 Buckaroo Book Award is Pinkalicious by Kann, Victoria and Elizabeth.

Second place goes to Danny Diamondback by Jackson, Barry E. with The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Jeffers, Oliver coming in a close third! It was a tight race, but pink wins over snakes and boys!

The nominees for the 2010-2011 Buckaroo Book Award are:

I Hate Reading: how to get through 20 minutes of reading a day without really reading, Arthur and Henry Bacon/ 2008
Tadpole Rex, Kurt Cyrus | 2008
Always in Trouble, Corinne Demas | 2009
Titanicat, Marty Crisp | 2008
Let’s Do Nothing!,  Tony Fucile | 2009
Crazy Hair, Neil Gaiman | 2009
Never Smile at a Monkey: and 17 other important things to remember, Steve Jenkins | 2009
Spot the Plot: a riddle book of book riddles, J. Patrick Lewis | 2009
Otis, Loren Long | 2009
Long Shot: never too small to dream big, Chris Paul /2008
Felicity Floo Visits the Zoo, E. S. Redmond | 2009
Yes Day!, Amy Krouse Rosenthal | 2009
Chicken Dance, Tammi Sauer | 2009
Rhyming Dust Bunnies, Jan Thomas | 2009
Bog Baby, Jeanne Willis | 2009

Indian Paintbrush Award Books!

Indian Paintbrush Book Award 
The Indian Paintbrush Book Award provides the opportunity for Wyoming youth in grades 4-6 to select a favorite book and honor its author. Its purpose is to help Wyoming students in grades 4-6: · Become acquainted with the best contemporary authors · Become aware of the qualities that make a good book · Set a goal to read at least three good books · To honor an author whose books Wyoming students have enjoyed.

Kickoff! Tiki and Ronde Barber with Paul Mantell
How to Steal a Dog Barbara O’ Conner
Everything for a Dog Ann M. Martin
Found Margaret Peterson Haddix
Candy Shop Wars Brandon Mull
Schooled Gordon Korman
The Ruins of Gorlan(Ranger’s Apprentice) by John Flanagan
The Name of this Book is Secret Pseudonymous Bosch
Mudshark Gary Paulsen
When You Reach Me Rebecca Stead
Wild Girl Patricia Reilly Giff
Savvy Ingrid Law
Lost and Found Andrew Clements
Heart of a Shepherd Rosanne, Parry, Rosanne
Valley of the Wolves Laura Gallego Garcia