2023 Sequoyah Children’s Masterlist

Students in grades 3rd-5th will choose the best children’s book in Oklahoma! Read at least 3 books from this list and to be eligible to vote. Voting will take place in march.


  • The Memory Thief by Jodi Lynn Anderson
  • The House That Wasn’t There by Elana K. Arnold
  • The Night Ride by J. Anderson Coats
  • The Beatryce Prophecy by Kate DiCamillo
  •  The Secret Starling by Judith Eagle
  • The Lion of Mars by Jennifer L. Holm
  • Stella by McCall Hoyle
  • Mystery on Magnolia Circle by Kate Klise
  • Sprouting Wings: The True Story of James Herman Banning, the First African American Pilot to Fly Across the United States by Louisa Jaggar and Shari Becker
  • A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll
  • The Stuff Between the Stars: How Vera Rubin Discovered Most of the Universe by Sandra Nickel  Simon B. Rhymin’ by Dwayne Reed
  •  The Last Rabbit by Shelley Moore Thomas Code Breaker, Spy Hunter: How Elizebeth Friedman Changed the Course of Two World Wars by Laurie Wallmark
  • Long Lost by Jacqueline West

For more information about this book award, visit the OLA website.