Sequoyah Books

  • The 2020 Sequoyah High School Master List

    1. Dry by Neal Shusterman

    2. The Beauty That Remains by Ashley Woodfolk

    3. What the Night Sings by Vesper Stamper

    4. After the Shot Drops by Randy Ribay

    5. Boots on the Ground:  America's War in Vietnam by Elizabeth Partridge

    6. Very, Very, Very Dreadful:  The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 by Albert Marrin

    7. A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

    8. Isle of Blood and Stone by Makiia Lucier

    9. Hey Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist) by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

    10. Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

    11. Everless by Sara Holland

    12. How We Roll by Natasha Friend

    13. I Have Lost My Way by Gayle Forman

    14. Votes for Women!:  American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot by Winifred Conkling

    15. A Heart in a Body in the World by Deb Caletti


    The 2019 Sequoyah High School Master List

    1. Far From the Tree by Robin Benway

    2. Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley

    3. The Pain Eater by Beth Goobie

    4. Devils Within by S. F. Henson

    5. Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham

    6. Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller

    7. Bang by Barry Lyga

    8. When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

    9. A Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

    10. A List of Cages by Robin Roe

    11. The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater

    12. Dear Martin by Nic Stone

    13. Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

    14. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

    15. Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia


    Criteria for selecting books for the Master List inlcude literary merit, originality, timelessness, subject matter of interest to the appropriate age group, factual accuracy, clarity, and readability.