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Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

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Genre: C:CHILDREN Fiction

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Illinois Connection

Reynolds is from O'Fallon and currently resides in Fox River Grove. He graduated from Illinois Wesleyan in Bloomington.

Biographical and Professional Information

Aaron Reynolds is a New York Times Bestselling Author. He is the author of a graphic novel series and other great books for kids.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library


Awards

-- "Fart Quest"

-- *Starred Review, Booklist

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-- "The Incredibly Dead Pets of Rex Dexter"

-- *Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

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-- "Rescuing Mrs. Birdley"

-- *Starred Review, School Library Journal

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-- "Dude!"

-- *Starred Review, Booklist

-- *Starred Review, Kirkus

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-- "Creepy Pair of Underwear!"

-- *Illinois Reads Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2018

-- *Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

-- *Starred Review, Booklist

-- *Starred Review, Kirkus

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-- "Nerdy Birdy"

-- *Best Books of September, Amazon, 2015

-- *Indy's First Pick, 2015

-- *Starred Review, Kirkus

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-- "Here Comes Destructo-Saurus!"

-- *Best Books for Children, Amazon, 2014

-- *100 Magnificent Books of the Year, Fuse #8, 2014

-- *Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

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-- "Carnivores"

-- *Illinois Reads Book Selections, Illinois Reading Council, 2015

-- *Chickadee Award, Maine Kids Choice Award

-- *Buckeye Award, Ohio Kids Choice Award

-- *Best Book of the Year, ABA, 2013

-- *Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

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-- "Creepy Carrots"

-- *Caldecott Honor Award Winner

-- *New York Times Bestseller

-- *Crystal Kite Award, SCBWI

-- *Notable Book, American Library Association

-- *Goldfinch Award, Iowa Kids Choice Award

-- *Grand Canyon Award, Arizona Kids Choice Award

-- *International School Kids Choice Award, Switzerland

-- *Kids Choice Award, Pennsylvania

-- *Black-Eyed Susan Award, Maryland Kids Choice Award

-- *Buckaroo Award, Wyoming Kids Choice Award

-- *Buckeye Award, Ohio Kids Choice Award

-- *Gold Award Winner, National Parenting Publications, 2012

-- *Junior Library Guild Selection, 2012

-- *Top Ten Books, School Library Journal, 2012

-- *10 Books to Note for the Summer, 100 Scope Notes, 2012

-- *Top Ten Notable Books, BEA, 2012

-- *Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

-- *Starred Review, Kirkus

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-- "Chicks and Salsa"

-- *Illinois Reads Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2013

-- *Master List, Monarch Award, 2010

-- *Top 5 Children's Books of the Year, Houston Chronicle, 2005

-- *Cuffie Award - Best Title, 2005

-- *Nominee, Children's Book Award, North Carolina, 2006

-- *Nominee, Young Reader's Award, Nevada, 2006

-- *Blue Ribbon Book, Children's Playmate, 2006

-- *BookSense Pick, 2005

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-- "Joey Fly Private Eye: Creepy Crawly Crime"

-- *Nominee, Edgar Allen Poe Mystery Award

-- *Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, 2010

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-- "Joey Fly Private Eye: Big Hairy Drama"

-- *Jr. Library Guild Selection, 2011

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-- "Back of the Bus"

-- *Notable Book Children's Book, American Library Association, 2011

-- *Nominee, Maine Chickadee Book Award, 2012

-- *Nominee, South Carolina Book Award, 2012

-- *Nominee, Arkansas Diamond Award, 2012

-- *Nominee, Alabama Camelia Award, 2012

-- *Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

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-- "Superhero School"

-- *Three Silly Chicks Pick, 2009