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Tween Books & Reading


Great Reading Ideas for Tweens:

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.

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.

 

     2020 WINNER:  Hero by Jennifer Li Shotz

     1st Runner Up:  Resistance by Jennifer Nielsen

     2nd Runner Up:  Some Kind of Courage by Dan Gemeinhart
 

2019-20 Nominees for the Indian Paintbrush Award for Wyoming Youth in Grades 4-6

  • Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova
  • Hero by Jennifer Li Shotz
  • Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo
  • Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend
  • One for Sorrow by Mary Downing Hahn
  • Resistance by Jennifer Nielsen
  • Some Kind of Courage by Dan Gemeinhart
  • Sunny by Jason Reynolds
  • Towers Falling by Jewell Parker Rhodes
  • The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle by Leslie Connor