The 20 Nominees for the 2012-2013 Georgia Peach Book Awards for Teen Readers (Grades 9 – 12) have been selected!
Drumroll please . . . . . .
|Anna and the French Kiss||Perkins, Stephanie|
|Between Shades of Gray||Sepetys, Ruta|
|False Princess, The||O’Neal, Ellis|
|Glow||Ryan, Amy Kathleen|
|Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (The)||Skloot, Rebecca|
|Mockingbirds (The)||Whitney, Daisy|
|Name of the Star||Johnson, Maureen|
|Notes From The Blender||Cook, Trish & Halpin, Brendan|
|Now is the Time for Running||Williams, Michael|
|Please Ignore Vera Dietz||King, A.S.|
|Ready Player One||Cline, Ernest|
|Running Dream (The)||Van Draanen, Wendelin|
|Sky Is Everywhere (The)||Nelson, Jandy|
|Stupid Fast||Herbach, Geoff|
|This Girl is Different||Johnson, J J|
|What Can’t Wait||Perez, Ashley Hope|
|What Comes After||Watkins, Steve|
Please remember that voting for the 2011-2012 Georgia Peach Book Award continues online through March 15. The winner and 2 honor books will be announced on Wednesday, March 28 at the Kennesaw State University’s Annual Conference on Literature for Children and Young Adults (I will post here the following day).
And another big thank you to all who applied to serve on the committee–we are going through the applications now and will be making decisions in the next few weeks.
Have a great weekend!
Mary K. Donovan
Mill Creek High School