Vermont Golden Dome List

Middle School readers rejoice: The new Vermont Golden Dome list (formerly the Dorothy Canfield Fisher list) for 2021-22 has been announced!

The books on this list have undergone a rigorous vetting process, read & ruminated on & reviewed by librarians, teachers & booksellers across the state of Vermont. The 25 titles on this list are fiction, nonfiction, & graphic novels that were deemed, by this Vermont panel, the best books for this age group published in 2020.

Take a look at what made the cut this year:

Cinders and Sparrows Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062289957
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - October 13th, 2020

The Canyon's Edge Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316494694
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 8th, 2020

Fighting Words Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984815682
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - August 11th, 2020

King and the Dragonflies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338129335
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

Cub Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781616208486
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-5 Days
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

My Life in the Fish Tank Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534432338
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-5 Days
Published: Aladdin - September 15th, 2020

Wink Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984815163
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - January 12th, 2021

Lupe Wong Won't Dance Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140039
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Levine Querido - September 8th, 2020

BenBee and the Teacher Griefer: The Kids Under the Stairs Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452182513
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 22nd, 2020

When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780525553908
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

When You Trap a Tiger: (Winner of the 2021 Newbery Medal) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524715700
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 28th, 2020

Snapdragon Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250171115
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: First Second - February 4th, 2020

Millionaires for the Month Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593175255
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

Birdie and Me Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780399186783
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Published: Puffin Books - February 16th, 2021

Bloom (The Overthrow #1) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524773007
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

Prairie Lotus Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328781505
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clarion Books - March 3rd, 2020

Things Seen from Above Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781524717421
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Yearling - February 9th, 2021

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Here in the Real World Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062698964
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - January 5th, 2021

Trowbridge Road Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536207507
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - October 6th, 2020

Black Brother, Black Brother Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316493796
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 30th, 2021

The Land of the Cranes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338343809
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - September 15th, 2020

The Way Back Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984894625
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 17th, 2020

Chance: Escape from the Holocaust: Memories of a Refugee Childhood Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780374313715
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 13th, 2020

All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536209457
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2020

Before the Ever After Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399545436
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020