2013 Granite Book Awards: Middle Grade Fiction

The 2013 Granite Book Awards Winners List for Middle Grade Fiction (roughly grades 4-8)
Based on the votes of students, teachers, and other community members in Granite School District.
Visit our Granite Book Awards page for more information about the awards.

1. Hard Luck (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 8) | Written by Jeff Kinney | 397 votes

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2. Nightmare of the Iguana and The Case of the Toxic Mutants (Dragonbreath, Books 8 & 9) | Written by Ursula Vernon | 68 votes combined

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3. Curse of the Broomstaff (Janitors, Book 3) | Written by Tyler Whitesides | 42 votes

4. The Runaway King (The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 2) | Written by Jennifer A. Nielsen | 32 votes

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5. The House of Hades (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 4) | Written by Rick Riordan | 25 votes

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6. Day of Doom (The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers, Book 6) | Written by David Baldacci | 24 votes

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7. The Inventor’s Secret (Cragbridge Hall, Book 1) | Written by Chad Morris | 22 votes

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8. Wild Born (Spirit Animals, Book 1) | Written by Brandon Mull | 14 votes

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9. Down the Rabbit Hole: Chicago, Illinois, 1871 (Dear America Series) | Written by Susan Campbell Bartoletti | 12 votes

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10. Wednesdays in the Tower (Castle Glower, Book 2) | Written by Jessica Day George | 11 votes

Complete List of Middle Grade Fiction Titles Receiving Votes

Book Title Votes
Hard Luck (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #8) 397
Curse of the Broomstaff (Janitors #3) 42
The Case of the Toxic Mutants (Dragonbreath #9) 37
The Runaway King (The Ascendance Trilogy #2) 32
Nightmare of the Iguana (Dragonbreath #8) 31
The House of Hades (The Heroes of Olympus #4) 25
Day of Doom (The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers #6) 24
The Inventor’s Secret (Cragbridge hall #1) 22
Wild Born (Spirit Animals #1) 14
Down the Rabbit Hole, Chicago, Illinois, 1871: The Diary of Pringle Rose (Dear America) 12
Wednesdays in the Tower (Castle Glower #2) 11
Extreme Babymouse (Babymouse #17) 10
Once Upon The End 10
A Dash of Magic (The Bliss Bakery, #2) 8
Bad Unicorn 8
Jinx 8
Hokey Pokey 7
Molly Moon & the Monster Music 7
A Tangle of Knots 6
White Fur Flying 6
Nancy Clancy, Secret Admirer (Nancy Clancy Chapter Books #2) 5
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin 5
Tales from a Not-So-Happy Heartbreaker (Dork Diaries #6) 5
The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Mud-Slinging Moles 5
The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppett (Origami Yoda #4) 5
Island of Fire (Unwanteds #3) 4
Star Wolf (Wolves of the Beyond #6) 4
Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog 4
Stink and the Freaky Frog Freakout (Stink #8) 4
The Menagerie 4
A Hidden Enemy (Survivors #2) 3
Buddy (Dog Diaries #2) 3
Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers (Captain Underpants, #10) 3
Donner Dinner Party (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales #3) 3
Fyre (Septimus Heap #7) 3
Ginger (Dog Diaries #1) 3
Hideout (Swindle #5) 3
New Lands (The Chronicles of Egg, #2) 3
Pi in the Sky 3
The Lost Kingdom 3
The Path of Names 3
The Royal Ranger (Ranger’s Apprentice #12) 3
Thunder Rising (Warriors: Dawn of the Clans #2) 3
Trial by Fire (Stranded #2) 3
Al Capone Does My Homework (Al Capone at Alcatraz #3) 2
Bones Never Lie: How Forensics Helps Solve History’s Mysteries 2
Doll Bones 2
Dragon Run 2
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library 2
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures 2
Heidi Heckelbeck Is Ready to Dance! 2
How to Seize a Dragon’s Jewel (How to Train Your Dragon #10) 2
Hurry Up, Houdini! (Magic Tree House #50) 2
Lulu and the Dog from the Sea 2
Navigating Early 2
Prisoner 88 2
The 13th Sign 2
The Boy on the Wooden Box 2
The Colossus Rises (Seven Wonders, #1) 2
The Saturday Boy 2
The Storybook of Legends (Ever After High #1) 2
The Trap Door (Infinity Ring #3) 2
The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp 2
The Worm Whisperer 2
United We Spy (Gallagher Girls #6) 2
When the Butterflies Came 2
You Only Die Twice (The Genius Files #3) 2
Amelia Bedelia Road Trip! 1
Art2-D2′s Guide to Folding and Doodling: An Origami Yoda Activity Book 1
Big Nate Flips Out 1
Busy-Busy Little Chick 1
Cooper and the Enchanted Metal Detector 1
Count Off, Squeak Scouts! 1
Emily Windsnap and the Land of the Midnight Sun (Emily Windsnap #5) 1
From Norvelt to Nowhere 1
Gingersnap 1
Gustav Gloom and the Nightmare Vault (Gustav Gloom, #2) 1
Heidi Heckelbeck Goes to Camp! 1
Hero on a Bicycle 1
Hide and Seek 1
Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans during World War II 1
Loki’s Wolves (The Blackwell Pages #1) 1
Lulu and the Cat in the Bag 1
Mirage (Above World #2) 1
Monster High: Ghoulfriends 1
Monsters Can Mosey 1
Never Say Die 1
Pheme the Gossip (Goddess Girls #10) 1
Poseidon: Earth Shaker (Olympians #5) 1
Prince Puggly of Spud and the Kingdom of Spiff 1
Rise of the Balloon Goons (The Notebook of Doom #1) 1
Road Trip 1
Stallion by Starlight (Magic Tree House #49) 1
Swept Up by the Sea 1
The Ability 1
The Candy Smash (The Lemonade War Series #4) 1
The Daring Escape of the Misfit Menagerie 1
The Enchantress Returns (The Land of Stories #2) 1
The Hero’s Guide to Storming the Castle 1
The Lost Heir (Wings of Fire #2) 1
The Pet War 1
The Screaming Staircase (Lockwood & Co. #1) 1
The Secret Zoo: Raids and Rescues (The Secret Zoo #5) 1
The Sun Trail (Warriors: Dawn of the Clans #1) 1
The Ultra Violets 1
Theodore Boone: The Activist 1
Vampires! 1
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Wild biking : off-road mountain biking 1
Zebra Forest 1
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  1. Thanks so much to my amazing elementary media assistants for casting your votes and promoting it with your students. I love our top ten picks for 2013. We so appreciate your support in the launch of this new program.

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