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Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Awards

The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award is an annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades four through eight in participating Illinois schools.The award is named in honor of Rebecca Caudill who lived and wrote in Urbana, Illinois, for nearly 50 years. The award is given in recognition for her literary talent and the universal appeal of her books which have touched the hearts of many children and young adults.

2014
Click   by R. J. Palacio
Wonder

 

 
2013
Click   Raina Telgemeier
Smile

 

 
2012
Click   Matthew Cody
Powerless

 

 
2011
Click   Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games

 

 
2010
Click   Mary Downing Hahn
All the Lovely Bad Ones
 
2009
Click   Rick Riordan.
The lightning thief

 

 
2008
Click   Jordan Sonnenblick
Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie

 

 
2007
Click   Sarah Weeks
So B. It
 
2006
Click   Christopher Paolini
Eragon

 

 
2005
Click   Carl Hiaasen
Hoot

 

 
2004
Click   Anthony Horowitz
Stormbreaker

 

 
2003
Click   Laurie Halse Anderson
Fever 1793
 
2002
Click   Louis Sachar
Holes

 

 
2001
Click   J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
 
2000
Click   Gail Carson Levine
Ella Enchanted

 

 
1999
Click   Andrew Clements
Frindle

 

 
1998
Click   Barbara Park
Mick Harte Was Here

 

 
1997
Click   Barbara Robinson
The Best School Year Ever

 

 
1996
Click   Lois Lowry
The Giver

 

 
1995
Click   Caroline Cooney
Flight #116 is Down

 

 
1994
Click   Phyllis Naylor Reynolds
Shiloh

 

 
1993
Click   Jerry Spinelli
Maniac Magee

 

 
1992
Click   Lois Lowry
Number the Stars

 

 
1991
Click   Roald Dahl
Matilda

 

 
1990
Click   Mary Downing Hahn
Wait Till Helen Comes Home

 

 
1989
Click   Betty Ren Wright
The Dollhouse Murders
 
1988
Click   Lynne Banks
Indian in the Cupboard