Students in grades 3-5 may participate in the Texas Bluebonnet Book program.
8Read 5 Texas Bluebonnet books and tell Mrs. Piedra about them by January 17, 2019, to vote for your favorite Bluebonnet book and receive a special spirit stick.
Read 10 Texas Bluebonnets and tell Mrs. Piedra about them by May 3, 2019, to attend the Texas Bluebonnet Celebration!
Presenting the 2018-2019 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List:
- Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan (Salaam Reads, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
- Bravo! Poems About Amazing Hispanics by Margarita Engle, illustrated by Rafael López (Godwin Books/Henry Holt, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group)
- The Bicycle Spy by Yona Zeldis McDonough (Scholastic Press)
- Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and June Jo Lee, illustrated by Man One (Readers to Eaters)
- Garvey’s Choice by Nikki Grimes (Wordsong, an imprint of Highlights Press)
- Grand Canyon by Jason Chin (Neal Porter Books/Roaring Brook Press, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group)
- Grandpa’s Hal-La-Loo-Ya Hambone by Joe Hayes, illustrated by Antonio Castro L. (Cinco Puntos Press)
- The Harlem Charade by Natasha Tarpley (Scholastic Press)
- Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly, illustrated by Isabel Roxas (Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers)
- How to Avoid Extinction by Paul Acampora (Scholastic Press)
- Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing by Kay A. Haring, illustrated by Robert Neubecker (Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group)
- Me and Marvin Gardens by Amy Sarig King (Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Press)
- Refugee by Alan Gratz (Scholastic Press)
- Sergeant Reckless: The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero by Patricia McCormick, illustrated by Iacopo Bruno (Balzer & Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers)
- Slider by Pete Hautman (Candlewick Press)
- Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh (Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers)
- Stef Soto, Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres (Little, Brown and Company)
- Step Right Up: How Doc and Jim Key Taught the World About Kindness by Donna Bowman, illustrated by Daniel Minter (Lee and Low Books)
- The Unlucky Lottery Winners of Classroom 13 by Honest Lee and Matthew J. Gilbert, illustrated by Joelle Dreidemy (Little, Brown and Company)
- Wedgie & Gizmo by Suzanne Selfors, illustrated by Barbara Fisinger (Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers)