Growing Young Americans
Through Award-Winning Literature

Kids' Wings Award Books

Texas Bluebonnet Award Master ListSM

 for 2013-2014

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Our literature collection, GROWING YOUNG AMERICANS THROUGH AWARD-WINNING LITERATURE, includes a spiral bound book and CD containing 27 titles with 24 "Jeopardy-type" games and over 900 pages of activities! Children's literature provides powerful learning and entertainment opportunities that are catalysts to creativity and research.  Kids' Wings activities for these books transform your classroom to motivate master learning and enthusiastic participation.

Click each title below to go to a web page prepared just for you! There you will find a descriptor, extension links for research,and related books. If you click on the title again, you can order the novel or picture book (usually at a big discount).

I Am An American
An American Rubric

The Kids' Wings Award List for 2013-2014 for grades 3-8:

Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea
Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Yelchin (Newbery Honor Book)
Dark Water Rising by Marian Hale (Upper Level, Galveston Hurricane 1900)
On the Wings of Heroes by Richard Peck

Texas Bluebonnet Award Master ListSM
for 2013-2014

*Bake Sale by Sara Varon
Balloons Over Broadway: True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade by Melissa Sweet
Barnum’s Bones by Tracey Fern (with bonus unit for The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins)
Coral Reefs by Jason Chin
Flying the Dragon by Natalie Lorenzi
Freaky Fast Frankie Joe by Lutricia Clifton
Ghetto Cowboy by G. Neri Language Alert!
*Giants Beware! by Jorge Aguirre
Glory Be by Augusta Scattergood (with bonus unit for Through My Eyes)
The Humming Room by Ellen Potter
Jangles: A BIG Fish Story by David Shannon
Laugh with the Moon by Shana Burg (with bonus unit for Mosquito Bite)
Looking at Lincoln by Maira Kalman
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate-- 2013 Newbery Medal
10 Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break If You Want to Survive the School Bus by John Grandits-

Tua and the Elephant by R. P. Harris

Waiting for the Magic by Patricia MacLachlan
Walls Within Walls by Maureen Sherry
Whatever After: Fairest of All by Sarah Mlynowski
Wonder by R. J. Palacio

*A Note About Graphic Novels

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SMDisclaimer: Texas Bluebonnet AwardSM is a service mark of the Texas Library Association, which is in no way affiliated with Kids' Wings or Suzy Red. Use of the Texas Bluebonnet Award mark in these materials does not imply any endorsement of any kind on behalf of the Texas Library Association. The Texas Bluebonnet Book Master ListSM was selected by the Texas Bluebonnet Award Committee of the Texas Library Association

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