2015-2016 Longlists

It's never too soon to start thinking of the next round of Red Dots.

As you think of good potential titles, please tell us using the form below. 

Criteria in choosing books:

  • Mix of genres, e.g., fiction, nonfiction, poetry, graphic format

  • Balance of boy/girl main characters

  • Balance of nationalities

  • Published (in English) within the last 4 years (i.e., 2012, 2013, 2014, or 2015)

  • The shortlists will consist of 8 books at each level

  • Preferably only #1 if in a series

  • Preferably no repeat of an author from previous years
  • Preferably books that encourage Text-Text, Text-Self, and/or Text-World connections for students (i.e., books worth talking about)

Recommend a Book for the Red Dots

Alternatively, click here to join our Red Dot Nominations Group in GoodReads and put books on the Group bookshelves.

The four SHORT LISTS will be announced by the Red Dot ISLN committee in early June.

Questions?  Contact Katie Day, the chair of the Red Dot committee (katie.appleton.day@gmail.com)