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    Presenting the 2017-2018 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List:

    • Ada’s Violin by Susan Hood, illustrated by Sally Wern Comport (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
    • The Best Man by Richard Peck (Penguin/Dial)
    • Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea Turtles by Philippe Cousteau and Deborah Hopkinson, illustrated by Meilo So (Chronicle)
    • The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill (Algonquin Young Readers/Workman Publishing)
    • The Great Pet Escape (Pets on the Loose) by Victoria Jamieson (Macmillan/Henry Holt)
    • The Great Shelby Holmes by Elizabeth Eulberg (Bloomsbury)
    • In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph Marshall, illustrated by James Mark Yellowhawk (Amulet Books, an imprint of ABRAMS)
    • The Key to Extraordinary by Natalie Lloyd (Scholastic Inc.)
    • The Last Kids on Earth by Max Braillier, illustrated by Douglas Holgate (Penguin/Viking)
    • Little Cat’s Luck by Marion Dane Bauer, illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
    • Lola Levine: Drama Queen by Monica Brown, illustrated by Angela Dominguez (Little, Brown)  
    • The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: Spirit Week Showdown by Crystal Allen (HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray)
    • Maybe a Fox by Kathi Appelt and Allison McGhee (Simon & Schuster/Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books)
    • The Princess and the Warrior by Duncan Tonatiuh (Amulet Books, an imprint of ABRAMS)
    • Soar  by Joan Bauer (Penguin/Viking)
    • Some Kind of Courage by Dan Gemeinhart (Scholastic Inc.)
    • The Storyteller by Evan Turk (Simon & Schuster/Atheneum)
    • Towers Falling by Jewell Parker Rhodes (Little, Brown)
    • Unidentified Suburban Objects by Mike Jung (Scholastic Inc.)
    • Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions by Chris Barton, illustrated by Don Tate (Charlesbridge)