2019-2020 Lectio Book Award Nominee List

5 Worlds: The Sand Warrior. By Mark Siegel and Alexis Siegel. Illustrated by Xanthe Bouma, Matt Rockefeller and Boya Sun.

Amal Unbound. By Aisha Saeed.

Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire. By John August.

Charlie Hernández & The League of Shadows. By Ryan Calejo.

Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon. By Suzanne Slade. Illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez.

Finding Langston. By Lesa Cline-Ransome.

Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code. By Laurie Wallmark. Illustrated by Katy Wu.

Journey of Little Charlie. By Christopher Paul Curtis.

La Frontera/The Border: El Viaje con Papá/My Journey with Papa. By Deborah Mills. Illustrated by Claudia Navarro.

Last Day on Mars. By Kevin Emerson.

Lifeboat 12. By Susan Hood.

Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968. By Alice Faye Duncan. Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow. By Jessica Townsend.

Saint Clare of Assisi: Runaway Rich Girl. By Kim Hee-Ju.

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl. By Stacy McAnulty.

The Not So Boring Letters of Private Nobody. By Matthew Landis.

The Unforgettable Guinevere St. Clair. By Amy Makechnie.

The Van Gogh Deception. By Deron Hicks.

Until Tomorrow, Mr. Marsworth. By Sheila O’Connor.

Wild Swans. Retold by Xanthe Gresham. Illustrated by Charlotte Gastaut.