2023-2024 Missouri Gateway Award Winner

The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

2023-2024 Missouri Truman Award Winner

96 Miles by J.L Espin


The purpose of the Gateway Readers Award is to promote literature, literacy and reading in Missouri high schools, and to recognize authors and illustrators of books that are favorites of Missouri students in these grades. Each year, Missouri students in grades 9-12 vote for their favorite book from a list of nominated titles. The Gateway Readers Award is awarded to the author of this book by the Missouri Association of School Librarians.

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The purpose of the Mark Twain Award is to provide children of Missouri with a recommended reading list of literature that will enrich their lives.

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