Here are summaries of the VSBA books for 2020-21 


    2020‐2021 VSBA Middle School List of Nominations - We have copies of most of these books
     Baldwin, Cindy. Where the Watermelons Grow. HarperCollins, 2018.
     Blake, Ashley Herring. Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2018.
     Calejo, Ryan. Charlie Hernàndez and the League of Shadows. Aladdin, 2018.
     Callender, Kheryn. Hurricane Child. Scholastic Press, 2018.
     Charles, Tami. Like Vanessa. Charlesbridge Publishing, 2018.
     Chase, Paula. So Done. Greenwillow Books, 2018.
     Connor, Leslie. The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle. Katherine Tegen Books, 2018.
     Craft, Jerry. New Kid. HarperCollins, 2019.
     Hendrix, John. The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler. Amulet Books, 2018.
     Johnson, Jaleigh. Door to the Lost. Delacorte Press, 2018.
     Maldonado, Torrey. Tight. Nancy Paulsen Books, 2018.
     McAnulty, Stacy. The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl. Random House Books for Young Readers, 2018.
     Medina, Meg. Merci Suàrez Changes Gears. Candlewick Press, 2018.
     Rhodes, Jewell Parker. Ghost Boys. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2018.
     Saeed, Aisha. Amal Unbound. Nancy Paulsen Books, 2018.
     Schwab, Victoria. City of Ghosts. Scholastic Press, 2018.
     Swanson, James L. Chasing King’s Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Assassin. Scholastic Press, 2018.
     Tyre, Lisa Lewis. Hope in the Holler. Nancy Paulsen Books, 2018.
     Wang, Jen. The Prince and the Dressmaker. First Second, 2018.
     Yang, Kelly. Front Desk. Arthur A. Levine Books, 2018