Rockwood School District
111 East North Street, Eureka, MO 63025
Phone (636) 733-2000 · Fax (636) 938-2251
Truman Readers Award

The Truman Readers Award is an annual children's choice award sponsored by the Missouri Association of School Librarians.

Purpose: The Truman Readers Award allows students in grades six through eight to explore new literary genres, with a source of books specifically written for their age group, thereby, enriching their lives and broadening their perseptives through reading.

Who May Vote: All Missouri students (regardless of age) are eligible to vote for their favorite book if they have read at least FOUR of the titles on the current Master List.

Voting: Students in grades six through eigthth may vote on the book they liked best. The winning book title is announced in April.

2011-2012 Nominees

Amato, Mary. Invisible Lines.

Collard III, Sneed B. Double Eagle.

Cooney, Caroline. If the Witness Lied.

Dashner, James. The Maze Runner.

Forman, M.L. Adventurers Wanted: Slathbog's Gold.

Hardy, Janice. The Shifter.

Hepler, Heather. The Cupcake Queen.

Klavan, Andrew. The Last Thing I Remember.

Korman, Gordon. Pop.

Lytton, Deborah. Jane in Bloom.

Sensel, Joni. The Farwalker's Quest.

Williams, Suzanne Morgan. Bull Rider.