Sunshine State Books for New School Year

Enticing your students to read starts with making fun and interesting books easily accessible to them. 

Few book lists give young readers in grades 3 – 8 better choices than the Sunshine State Young Readers Books.

The 2019 – 2020 books are fantastic and all available here at the library.  For more information:

  • See below book lists for grades 3-5 and 6-8

  • Check our catalog to see what’s available today

  • See more details about each Sunshine State book here

2019 – 2020Sunshine State Books for Grades 3-5

The Ambrose Deception by Emily Ecton

Annie’s Life in Lists by Kristin Mahoney 

Ben Franklin's in my Bathroom! by Candace Fleming 

The Bicycle Spy by  Yona Zeldis McDonough

Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead 

Cosmic Commandos by Christopher Eliopoulos 

Dragon with a Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis

Enginerds by  Jarrett Lerner       

Ghost Attack by David Lubar              

Sled Dog School by Terry Lynn Johnson               

Stella Diaz has Something to Say by Angela Dominguez  

Superstar  by Mandy Davis 

Survival Tails: The Titanic by Katrina Charman                     

Tumble & Blue by Cassie Beasley                     

Wedgie & Gizmo by Suzanne Selfors

2019 – 2020 Sunshine State Books for Grades 6-8

24 Hours in Nowhere by Dusti Bowling

The Adventurers Guild by Zack Loran Clark

All’s Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson

Boy X by Dan Smith

Breakout by Kate Messner

Captain Superlative by J.S. Puller

Elephant Secret by Eric Walters

Ethan Marcus Stands Up by Michele Weber Hurwitz

Greetings from Witness Protection by Jake Burt

Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake

Knockout by K.A Holt

Nightbooks by J.A. White

Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein by Jennifer Roy

Slider by Pete Hautman

Small Spaces by Katherine Arden