2013 Sakura Medal Books

Winners !

English Picture Books: E-mergency!  by Tom Lichtenheld
Japanese Picture Books: 地球をほる (Chikyu wo Horu) by  川端誠

Japanese Chapter Books:あけちゃダメ! (Akecha Dame!) by  小川英子

English Chapter Books:The Brilliant World of Tom Gates by L. PichonEnglish

English Middle School:Legend by Marie Lu
Japanese Middle School:一円大王さま (Ichienn Daiou Sama) すとうあさえ
Japanese High School: ぼくらのメリークリスマス (Bokura no Merii Kurisumasu )  by  宗田理

English High School:Divergent by Veronica Roth and Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.

Previous Years !

English Picture Books: Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein
Japanese Picture Books: こんもりくん by 山西 ゲンイチ
English Chapter Books: Out of my Mind by Sharon Draper
Japanese Chapter Books: さらば、シッコザウルス by 服部千春
English Middle School: Blood Ninja by Nick Lake
Japanese Middle School: 秘密のスイーツ by はやしまりこ
English High School: Boys Don’t Cry by Malory Blackman
Japanese High School: お父やんとオジさん by  伊集院 静

Picture Books: The Book That Eats People by John Perry
Chapter Books: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
Middle School: Cosmic by Frank Cottrell Boyce
High School: The Nest by Paul Jennings
Japanese Picture Books(tie!): べべべん べんとう by さいとうしのぶ and むしばいっかのおひっこし (講談社の創作絵本) by にしもとやすこ
Japanese Chapter Books: 小さなりゅう by 長井るり子
Japanese Middle School: 招福堂のまねきねこ by 茂市久美子
Japanese High School: 神様のカルテ by 夏川 草介

Picture Books: The Pencil by Allan Ahlberg
Chapter Books: Sisters of the Sword by Maya Snow
Middle School: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
High School: Numbers by David A. Poulsen
Japanese Picture Books: 100かいだてのいえ by 岩井 俊雄
Japanese Intermediate (tie):ナニワのMANZAIプリンセス (ノベルズ・エクスプレス) by 荒井 寛子 and は なこ 八月七日にひろったこねこ by なりゆき わかこ
Japanese Middle/High School: 告白 by 湊 かなえ

Picture Books: Penguin by Polly Dunbar
Chapter Books: The Name of this Book is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch
Middle School: Unwind by Neal Shusterman
High School: The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
Japanese Picture Books: ふしぎなでまえ (Fushigi na demae) by かがくい ひろし (Hiroshi Kagakui)
Japanese Middle/High School: 夢をかなえるゾウ (Yume o kanaeru zo) by 水野敬也 (Keiya Mizuno)

Picture Books: Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen & Kevin Hawkes
Chapter Books: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
Middle School: Girl Missing by Sophie McKenzie
High School: Fire Storm by David Klass
Japanese Picture Books:
Japanese Middle/High School: 獣の奏者 by 上橋 菜穂子

Picture Books: Dougal the Garbage Dump Bear by Matt Dray
Chapter Books: Cryptid Hunters by Roland Smith
Middle School: The Recruit by Robert Muchamore
High School (tie): Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin & The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Japanese High School: 佐賀のがばいばあちゃん by 島田 洋七

Picture Books: Mystery at the Club Sandwich by Doug Cushman
Chapter Books: Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke
Middle School / High School: Arkangel by Anthony Horowitz
Japanese High School: Koufukuna Shokutaku by Maiko Seo


10 thoughts on “Winners !

  1. I love all the sakura medal books!! Every book I read is awesome, but I liked the japanese book,”佐賀のがばいばあちゃん” the best!!!! This story is really funny and it is very depressing at the end.

  2. I love the Recruit. One of the best books ever

  3. Sakura Medal books are awesome! I want to read Time Riders badly.

  4. I love Out of My Mind! It’s so interesting! It’s da best!

  5. I love Out Of My Mind It touches my heart when I read it.

  6. I loved the book Out of My Mind! It is one of my favorite books now. Definitely a recommendation for you to read!

  7. I hope we can chat in this room:)

  8. Check out Check out Weiner Wollf in the Sakura Picture Books 2013 for photographs the author has sent in !

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