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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.

 

2021 WINNER:  The Trail  by Meika Hashimoto

     1st Runner Up:  White Bird by R. J. Palacio

     2nd Runner Up:  Refugee by Alan Gratz

2021-22 Nominees for the Indian Paintbrush Award for Wyoming Youth in Grades 4-6

  • Becoming Muhammad Ali by James Patterson & Kwame Alexander
  • The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden
  • Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
  • The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson
  • New Kid by Jerry Craft
  • Out of Hiding: a Holocaust Survivor’s Journey to America by Ruth Gruener
  • The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart
  • Us, in Progress: Short Stories About Young Latinos by Lulu Delacre
  • Wildfire by W. R. Philbrick
  • A Wolf Called Wander by Rosanne Parry