Previous Secondary Level Award Winners

Secondary Level 


  • Middle School Level: Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage
  • High School Level: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green


  • Middle School Level: The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin
  • High School Level: Stranded by Melinda Braun


  • Middle School Level: The Seventh Wish by Kate Messner
  • High School Level: Everland by Wendy Spinale


Keystone to Reading Secondary

Middle and High School Previous Award Winners

Year Title Author Publisher
1994 Fallen Angels Walter Dean Myers Scholastic
1995 Do-Over Rachel Vail Orchard Press
1996 MS:  Troubling a Star Madeline L’Engle Farrar, Straus and Giroux
1996 HS:  California Blue David Klass Scholastic
1997 MS:  Alice the Brave Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Atheneum
1997 Quake Joe Cottonwood Scholastic
1998 Crash Jerry Spinelli Scholastic
1999 Honor Bright Randall Beth Platt Laurel-Leaf Books
2000 The Cow of No Color Nina Jaffe & Steve Zeitlin Henry Holt & Co.
2001 Ask the Bones: Scary Stories from Around the World Howard Schwartz & A.N. Olson Viking Juvenile
2002 Stargirl Jerry Spinelli Scholastic
2003 The Graduation of Jake Moon Barbara Park Aladdin
2004 Dunk David Lubar Clarion
2005 Stormcatchers Tim Bowler Margaret K. McElderry
2006 Al Capone Does My Shirts Gennifer Choldenko G.P. Putnam & Sons
2007 The Ghost’s Grave Peg Kehret Dutton Books
2008 Blind Faith Ellen Wittlinger Simon & Schuster
2009 Paint the Wind Pam Munoz Ryan Scholastic
2010 The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins Scholastic
2011 MS: Three Cups of Tea Greg Mortenson Puffin
2011 HS: Wintergirls Laurie Halse Anderson Viking
2012 MS: Drizzle Katherine Van Cleve Dial Books
2012 HS: Rot and Ruin Jonathan Mayberry Simon & Schuster
2013 MS: Saving Zasha Randi Barrow Scholastic
2013 HS: Everybody Sees the Ants A.S. King Little, Brown Books
2014 MS: Three Times Lucky Sheila Turnage Dial Books
2014 The Fault in Our Stars John Green Dutton Books
2015 MS: Counting By 7”s Holly Sloan Dial Books
2015 HS: The 5th Wave Rick Yancey G.P. Putnam & Sons
2016 MS: El Deafo Cece Bell Harry N. Abrams
2016 HS: The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia Candace Fleming Schwartz and Wade