Official 2020-2021 OBOB Titles

3rd to 5th Grade Division

  • Before They Were Authors by Elizabeth Haidle
  • Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead
  • A Boy Called Bat by Elana K. Arnold
  • Changeling by William Ritter
  • The Dragonet Prophecy by Tui T. Sutherland
  • El Deafo by Cece Bell
  • Fatty Legs by Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret Pokiak-Fenton
  • Front Desk by Kelly Yang
  • The Night Fairy by Laura Amy Schlitz
  • Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story by Nora Raleigh Baskin
  • Power Forward by Hena Khan
  • Small Spaces by Katherine Arden
  • Space Case by Stuart Gibbs
  • Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly Jones
  • The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser
  • A Wolf Called Wander by Rosanne Parry

6th to 8th Grade Division

  • Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
  • Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan
  • Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
  • Greenglass House by Kate Milford
  • If I Ever Get Out of Here by Eric Gansworth
  • Mark of the Thief by Jennifer A. Nielsen
  • The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty
  • Moving Target by Christina Díaz González
  • New Kid by Jerry Craft
  • The Next Great Paulie Fink by Ali Benjamin
  • No Fixed Address by Susin Nielsen
  • Refugee by Alan Gratz
  • Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez
  • Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy
  • Squint by Chad Morris & Shelly Brown
  • Undefeated by Steve Sheinkin

9th to 12th Grade Division

  • The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater
  • Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough
  • The Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd-Jones
  • Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
  • The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
  • Pride by Ibi Zoboi
  • Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
  • Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee
  • They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
  • Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson