Gateway Reader Nominee Books
What are Gateway books?
Each year, fifteen books are chosen by high school students, teachers, and librarians all across the state of Missouri that become the next Gateway Reader Nominee list. The books cover different genres, interests, and reading levels ensuring a wide appeal.
Why should you read them?
Because they are good books! And, if you read TWO books from the current lis before March 1st, you are eligible to vote and attend our Gateway voting party held each year. Grab a book and a reading log the next time you are in the library and get started. Don't know which to read first? Ask a librarian for a recommendation!
How can I help choose the next year's list?
By becoming a Gateway Reader Selector. Click on the link below if you'd like more information or come and chat with us in the library.
Browsing Gateway books is easy! Just look for the kiosk when you come into the library.
Check out the new list of Gateway nominees below! Don't forget, read 2 before March 1 and you are eligible for our voting party!
1st place The Unfortunates by Kim Liggett
2nd place The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
3rd place Dry by Neal & Jarrod Shusterman
1st place The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
2nd place One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus
3rd place Dear Martin by Nic Stone