Mississippi Children's Museum

Past Recipients

Magnolia Book Awards

Past Recipients


2016 Magnolia Book Awards

  • Grades K-2: The Princess and the Presents by Caryl Hart
  • Grades 3-5: Wolf  by Valerie Hobbs
  • Grades 6-8: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein
  • Grades 9-12: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

2015 Magnolia Book Awards

  • Grades K-2: The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
  • Grades 3-5: Tales from a Not-so-happy Heartbreaker by Rachel Renee Russell
  • Grades 6-8: Bad Girls: Sirens, Jezebels, Murderesses, Thieves, & Other Female Villains by Jane Yolen & Heidi Stemple
  • Grades9-12: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

2014 Magnolia Book Awards

  • Grades K-2: Big Mean Mike by Michelle Knudsen, Illustrated by Scott Magoon
  • Grades 3-5: The Book of Blood by H.P Newquist
  • Grades 6-8: Divergent by Veronica Roth

2013 Magnolia Book Awards

  • Grades K-2: Hot Rod Hamster by Cynthia Lord, Illustrated by Derek Anderson
  • Grades 3-5: Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to NOT Reading by Tommy Greenwald
  • Grades 6-8: Countdown by Deborah Wiles

2012 Magnolia Book Award

  • 43 Cemetery Road: Dying to Meet You by Kate Klise, Illustrated by Sara Klise

2011 Magnolia Book Award

  • Knucklehead by Jon Scieszka

 2010 Magnolia Book Award

  • The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo