Bluebonnet Books

3rd and 4th Grade Bluebonnet nominated books

The One and Only Ivan

Ivan, a gorilla caged in a mall, meets an elephant taken from the wild named Ruby. Ivan begins to see his captivity with new eyes.

Author: Katharine Applegate

Harper Collins Publishing-2012

ISBN: 9780061992278

Bluebonnet Nominee List 2013-2014

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10 Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break If You Want to Survive the School Bus

Kyle gets advice about surviving the school bus from his older brother that scares him!

Author: John Grandits

Illustrator: Michael Allen Austin

Clarion Books- 2011


Bluebonnet Winner 2013-2014

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Ten Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break If You Want to Survi

Out of My Mind

A brilliant cerebral palsy student is being driven out of her mind because she cannot speak or walk. She receives a device that helps her to communicate.

Author: Sharon Draper

Athenum Books for Young Readers-2010

ISBN- 9781416971702

Bluebonnet Nominee List 2011-2012

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Benjamin Franklinstein Lives

Benjamin Franklin is discovered in Victor's basement. He never died and has been in suspended animation. Victor has to help Ben while being distracted by the upcoming science fair!

Authors: Matthew McElligott and Larry Tuxbury

Illustrator: Matthew McElligott

G.P. Putnam's Sons- 2010

ISBN: 0399252290

Bluebonnet Nominee List 2012-2013

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Benjamin Franklinstein Lives, Matthew McElligott - 9780399252297 (1 of 2)

Aliens On Vacation

David discovers that his Grandma is running a hotel for vacationing aliens!!!

Author: Clete Barrett Smith

Illustrator: Christian Slade

Disney Hyperion Books- 2011

ISBN- 9781423157236

Bluebonnet Nominee List 2012-2013

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Calvin Coconut: Trouble Magnet

This is the first book in the series about a boy, Calvin, who lives in Hawaii. This hilarious story shows Calvin and his attempts at trying to be a responsible kid!

Author: Graham Salisbury

Illustrator: Jacqueline Rogers

Wendy Lamb Books- 2009

ISBN- 9780385737012

Bluebonnet Nominee List 2010-2011

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Graham Salisbury and Calvin Coconut

Hamster Magic

Celia Willow moves into a new house and meets a magical hamster.

Author: Lynne Jonell

Illustrator: Brandon Dorman

Random House Books- 2010

ISBN: 9780375866609

Bluebonnet Nominee List 2012-2013

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The Gollywhopper Games

The Gollywhopper Games is a competition created by a toy company. Gil is one of 10 children picked to compete. He is hoping to do more than win. He wants to clear his father's name in the process.

Author: Jody Feldman

Illustrator: Victoria Jamieson

Greenwillow Books- 2008

ISBN: 9780061214523

Bluebonnet Nominee List 2009-2010

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Misty Gordon and the Mystery of the Ghost Pirates

While working with her father, Misty Gordon finds a notebook and eyeglasses that give her the power to see ghosts! She and her best friend set out to solve mysteries and discover some new things about their hometown.

Author: Kim Kennedy

Illustrator: Greg Call

Amulet Books 2010


Bluebonnet nominee list 2012-2013

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Misty Gordon and the Mystery of the Ghost Pirates