List of All Honor Books



The Massachusetts Children's Book Award, sponsored by Salem State College, honors 
books that promote reading for pleasure among students in grades four through six.

Complete list of MCBA Honor Books by Year
(2002-2018)
(in random order)
          
2018
Space Case by Stuart Gibbs
The Nest by Kenneth Opel
Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamesan

2017
Loot by Jude Watson

2016
Dragonet Prophecy: Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland
The School of Good and Evil by Soman Chainani
2015
The Shark Attacks of 1916 by Lauren Tarshi
The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
Dewey the Library Cat by Vicki Myron
The Familiars by Adam Epstein
2014
Chomp by Carl Hiassen
The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
Jake and Lily by Jerry Spinelli
The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann
2013
Mockingbird by Kathryn Erksine
Guinea Dog by Patrick Jennings
The Candymakers by Wendy Mass
The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens
2012
The Gollywhopper Games by Jody Feldman
Scat by Carl Hiaasen
Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam by Cynthia Kadohara
Dying to Meet You by Kate Klise
2011
The Magic Half by Annie Barrows
No Talking! by Andrew Clements
The Other Side of the Island by Allegra Goodman
Savvy by Ingrid Law
2010
The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies
Swindle by Gordon Korman
Rules by Cynthia Lord
How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O’Connor
2009
The Homework Machine by Dan Gutman
Double Identity by Margaret Peterson Haddix
H.I.V.E. (Higher Institute for Villainous Education) by Mark Walden
Miracle on 49th Street by Mike Lupica
2008
Peter and the Starcatchers by Peter Barry
The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall
The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney
A Dog's Life by Ann M. Martin
2007
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko
The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
Among the Betrayed by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Thunder by Joan Harlow
2006
Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins
Once Upon a Marigold by Jean Ferris
Because of Anya by Margaret Peterson
Loser by Jerry Spinelli
2005
Double Fudge by Judy Blume
Ruby Holler by Sharon Creech
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
The Doll People by Ann M. Martin
2004
The Wanderer by Sharon Creech
Dork in Disguise by Carol Gorman
The Two Princesses of Bamarre by Gail Levine
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
2003
Fever 1793 by Laurie Anderson
The Summer of Riley by Eve Bunting
The Janitor's Boy by Andrew Clements
Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
2002
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Curtis
Flying Solo by Ralph Fletcher
The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson
Sunwing by Kenneth Oppel