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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!

Buckaroo Award Books!

These books were chosen by Wyoming children in grades Kindergarten through third! Help choose the winners! Check with a librarian to find out how!

2014-15 Nominees for the Buckaroo Award

  • ! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
  • The Buffalo are Back by Jean Craighead George
  • George Flies South by Simon James
  • The Highway Rat by Julia
    Donaldson
  • How Martha Saved Her Parents From Green Beans by David LaRochelle
  • How to Train a Train by Jason
    Carter Eaton
  • Journey by Aaron Becker
  • Monkey and Robot by Peter Catalanotto
  • Moose That Says Moooooooooo
    by Jennifer Hamburg
  • The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires
  • Neville by Norton Juster
  • The Story of Fish and Snail by Deborah Freedman
  • Three Ninja Pigs by Corey Rosen Schwartz
  • Tito Puente by Monica Brown
  • Xander’s Panda Party by Linda Sue Park

Indian Paintbrush Award Books!

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:  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.

Nominees for 2014-15 Indian Paintbrush Award for 4th-6th graders

Anything But Typical by Nora Raleigh Baskin

The Boy on Cinnamon Street by Phoebe Stone

The Boy on the Wooden Box by Leon Leyson

A Dog Called Homeless by Sarah Lean

Fake Mustache by Tom Angleberger

Fourmile by Watt Key

Icefall by Matthew Kirby

Legend of the Ghost Dog by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

Leisl & Po by Lauren Oliver

Prairie Evers by Ellen Airgood

The Search for Wondla by Tony DiTerlizzi

Small as an Elephant by Jennifer Richard Jacobson

The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt

Unstoppable by Tim Green

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Gracie Lin