Looking for a good book? Check out these book trailers for MSBA nominees.

Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science Behind Your Favorite Monsters by Carlyn Beccia

I, Cosmo by Carlie Sorosiak

To Night Owl, From Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer

New Kid by Jerry Craft

Maybe He Just Likes You by Barbara Dee

Forgotten Girl by India Hill Brown

The Important Thing about Margaret Wise Brown by Mac Barnett

What is the Maine State Book Award?
Teachers and librarians nominate the books. Kids read, then vote for their favorite story.
Here’s how it works:

  • Be in 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th grade.
  • Read three or more books from the list.
  • Vote at the library (or in school) in April of 2021.