Sequoyah List

Sequoyah List

  • Sequoyah Book Awards
  • Sequoyah Book Awards
  • Sequoyah Book Awards

The Sequoyah Masterlists are utilized by students grades three through 12 and are developed to encourage students in Oklahoma to read books of literary quality. The books on the lists are selected based on criteria such as originality, quality, interest, and appeal. In addition, the books must have a publishing date three years prior to the award date and the author must live in the United States. The Sequoyah Masterlists are released each spring to schools and libraries.



2017 Sequoyah Intermediate Masterlist

      1. The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
      2. The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
      3. El Deafo by Cece Bell
      4. Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman
      5. Girl on a Wire by Gwenda Bond
      6. There Will Be Bears by Ryan Gebhart
      7. Treaties, Trenches, Mud, and Blood by Nathan Hale
      8. The Secret Hum of a Daisy by Tracy Holczer
      9. Stitching Snow by R. C. Lewis
      10. Love and Other Foreign Words by Erin McCahan
      11. Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky
      12. Jackaby by William Ritter
      13. Saving Lucas Biggs by Marisa de los Santos and David Teague
      14. Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin
      15. A Time to Dance by Padma Venkatraman

2017 Sequoyah Children's Masterlist

    1. The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
    2. Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas by Lynne Cox
    3. Mr. Ferris and His Wheel by Kathryn Gibbs Davis
    4. The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm
    5. Dash by Kirby Larson
    6. Half a Chance by Cynthia Lord
    7. Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin
    8. Super Sniffers: Dog Detectives on the Job by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
    9. Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina by Rodman Philbrick
    10. The Doll Graveyard by Lois Ruby
    11. Quinny & Hopper by Adriana Brad Schanen
    12. The Junction of Sunshine and Lucky by Holly Schindler
    13. Eliza Bing is (Not) a Big, Fat Quitter by Carmella Van Vleet
    14. The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond by Brenda Woods
    15. Arcady’s Goal by Eugene Yelchin