Black-Eyed Susan Book AwardGrades 6-9

Given by Maryland Library Association

Andre Navne: Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award (Engelsk)
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The Black-Eyed Susan Book Award is a student choice award for the state of Maryland that has been awarded each year since 1992. The award seeks to promote literacy and lifelong reading habits by

vis mere encouraging students to read quality, contemporary literature.

Reading committees of school and public librarians, and other interested members of the Maryland Association of School Librarians (MASL) meet to determine which books will be nominated and placed on student reading lists.

There are six different reading lists:

Picture Books,

Fiction/Nonfiction for

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-8, and

High School

Graphic Novels for

Grades 3-5,

Grades 6-8

How are the books chosen?

The nominated books are expected to be outstanding books that broaden the human experience and provide students with new insights into their own lives. Books may be suggested for consideration by students, teachers, parents, or other interested readers. If you would like to submit a nomination for consideration, please do so at this form by October 1 of each year.

Criteria for Nominated Books:

May be fiction or nonfiction.

Published within the last 4 years (2021 or newer).

Readily available.

Positively reviewed in at least 2 professional review sources.

Books must have been read, discussed, and voted upon by the appropriate Black-Eyed Susan reading committee before being placed on the corresponding list. The committee application process for this school year has closed. Applications for the next school year will open in March and close May 31. You must be a MASL member in order to serve on the committee.

How are the winners chosen?

Students who have followed the “Guidelines for Participation” may cast one vote for the book they consider to be the most outstanding book in each of the categories. The Black-Eyed Susan Book Award Committee gathers and tallies all votes from across the state to determine the winner.

The winning authors and/or illustrators receive an award engraved with the book title, the year, and the Black-Eyed Susan Book Award logo. Authors, illustrators, and publishers recognize the Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award as an honor bestowed by Maryland student readers. vis mindre

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Nominee 306

Starfish af Lisa Fipps2023
The Brave af James Bird2023
Hide and Seeker af Daka Hermon2023
Ophie’s Ghosts af Justina Ireland2023
The 47 People You'll Meet in Middle School af Kristin Mahoney2023
Glitch af Laura Martin2023
Summer of Brave af Amy Noelle Parks2023
Just Like That af Gary D. Schmidt2023
Fallout: Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown af Steve Sheinkin2023
The Shape of Thunder af Jasmine Warga2023
Wink af Rob Harrell2022
Finding Orion af John David Anderson2022
The Disaster Days af Rebecca Behrens2022
Fighting Words af Kimberly Brubaker Bradley2022
Golden Arm af Carl Deuker2022
War Stories af Gordon Korman2022
Homerooms and Hall Passes af Tom O'Donnell2022
Becoming Muhammad Ali af James Patterson2022
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning af Jason Reynolds2022
Zora and Me: The Cursed Ground af T. R. Simon2022
Allies af Alan Gratz2021
All the Impossible Things af Lindsay Lackey2021
The Missing Piece of Charlie O'Reilly af Rebecca K. S. Ansari2021
Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish af Pablo Cartaya2021
Maybe He Just Likes You af Barbara Dee2021
Journey of the Pale Bear af Susan Fletcher2021
The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise af Dan Gemeinhart2021
Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation af Stuart Gibbs2021
The Dollar Kids af Jennifer Richard Jacobson2021
It Wasn't Me af Dana Alison Levy2021
Ghost Boys af Jewell Parker Rhodes2020
Rebound af Kwame Alexander2020
Halfway Normal af Barbara Dee2020
Game Changer af Tommy Greenwald2020
Lifeboat 12 af Susan Hood2020
Deep Water af Watt Key2020
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl af Stacy McAnulty2020
Amal Unbound af Aisha Saeed2020
Click'd (Click'd, Book 1) af Tamara Ireland Stone2020
Chasing King's Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin af James L. Swanson2020
Restart af Gordon Korman2019
Posted af John David Anderson2019
Greetings from Witness Protection! af Jake Burt2019
The Only Road af Alexandra Diaz2019
Projekt 1065 af Alan Gratz2019
Refugee af Alan Gratz2019
Slider af Pete Hautman2019
Up From the Sea af Leza Lowitz2019
The Evil Wizard Smallbone af Delia Sherman2019
Beyond the Bright Sea af Lauren Wolk2019
A Night Divided af Jennifer A. Nielsen2018
Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard af Jonathan Auxier2018
Soar af Joan Bauer2018
When Friendship Followed Me Home af Paul Griffin2018
Terror at Bottle Creek af Watt Key2018
Ghost af Jason Reynolds2018
Beneath af Roland Smith2018
Falling Over Sideways af Jordan Sonnenblick2018
23 Minutes af Vivian Vande Velde2018
Wolf Hollow af Lauren Wolk2018
When af Victoria Laurie2017
The Crossover af Kwame Alexander2016
I Kill the Mockingbird af Paul Acampora2016
The Night Gardener af Jonathan Auxier2016
The Great Trouble: A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel af Deborah Hopkinson2016
Ice Dogs af Terry Lynn Johnson2016
The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible . . . on Schindler's List af Leon Leyson2016
Greenglass House af Kate Milford2016
The Boundless af Kenneth Oppel2016
Screaming at the Ump af Audrey Vernick2016
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World [Young Readers Edition] af Malala Yousafzai2016
On the Day I Died: Stories from the Grave af Candace Fleming2015
After Iris af Natasha Farrant2015
The Neptune Project af Polly Holyoke2015
Titanic: Voices From the Disaster af Deborah Hopkinson2015
Far Far Away af Tom McNeal2015
Eddie's War af Carol Fisher Saller2015
Counting by 7s af Holly Goldberg Sloan2015
The Girl from Felony Bay af J. E. Thompson2015
Four Secrets af Margaret Willey2015
Poison af Bridget Zinn2015
Wonder af R. J. Palacio2014
The One and Only Ivan af Katherine Applegate2014
Almost Home af Joan Bauer2014
Chomp af Carl Hiaasen2014
See You at Harry's af Jo Knowles2014
The Limit af Kristen Landon2014
The Lions of Little Rock af Kristin Levine2014
The False Princess af Eilis O'Neal2014
The Grimm Legacy af Polly Shulman2014
Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip af Jordan Sonnenblick2014
A Tale Dark and Grimm af Adam Gidwitz2013
Jefferson's Sons af Kimberly Brubaker Bradley2013
No Passengers Beyond This Point af Gennifer Choldenko2013
Payback Time af Carl Deuker2013
Hidden af Helen Frost2013
Eight Keys af Suzanne LaFleur2013
Cold Case af Julia Platt Leonard2013
The Apothecary af Maile Meloy2013
Bluefish af Pat Schmatz2013
Okay for Now af Gary D. Schmidt2013
Out of My Mind af Sharon M. Draper2012
Cosmic af Frank Cottrell Boyce2012
The Smoky Corridor: A Haunted Mystery af Chris Grabenstein2012
Closed for the Season af Mary Downing Hahn2012
Fish af Gregory Mone2012
Trash af Andy Mulligan2012
Half Brother af Kenneth Oppel2012
Bystander af James Preller2012
One Crazy Summer af Rita Williams-Garcia2012
The Compound af S.A. Bodeen2011
Anything But Typical af Nora Raleigh Baskin2011
All The Broken Pieces af Ann E. Burg2011
Waiting for Normal af Leslie Connor2011
Boost af Kathy Mackel2011
Every Soul A Star af Wendy Mass2011
Jolted: Newton Starker's Rules for Survival af Arthur Slade2011
When the Whistle Blows af Fran Slayton2011
When You Reach Me af Rebecca Stead2011
Chasing Lincoln's Killer af James L. Swanson2011
Schooled af Gordon Korman2010
Shark Girl af Kelly Bingham2010
A Thousand Never Evers af Shana Burg2010
Dragon's Keep af Janet Lee Carey2010
The London Eye Mystery af Siobhán Dowd2010
Go Big or Go Home af Will Hobbs2010
Gravflab Flink - ...mere levende end død... af Derek Landy2010
The Killing Sea af Richard Lewis2010
Zen And The Art Of Faking It af Jordan Sonnenblick2010
Someone Named Eva af Joan M. Wolf2010
I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You af Ally Carter2009
One-Handed Catch af M. J. Auch2009
Alabama Moon af Watt Key2009
Epic af Conor Kostick2009
Rules af Cynthia Lord2009
Life as We Knew It af Susan Beth Pfeffer2009
Night of the Howling Dogs af Graham Salisbury2009
The Mailbox af Audrey Shafer2009
Peak af Roland Smith2009
Red Moon at Sharpsburg af Rosemary Wells2009
Drums, Girls, And Dangerous Pie af Jordan Sonnenblick2008
Shakespeare's Secret af Elise Broach2008
Do You Know The Monkey Man? af Dori Hillestad Butler2008
The Last Apprentice (Revenge of the Witch) af Joseph Delaney2008
Perfect af Natasha Friend2008
Crossing the Wire af Will Hobbs2008
Gossamer af Lois Lowry2008
Heat af Mike Lupica2008
Archer's Quest af Linda Sue Park2008
Crooked River af Shelley Pearsall2008
Red Kayak af Priscilla Cummings2007
Code Talker af Joseph Bruchac2007
Code Orange af Caroline B. Cooney2007
Last Shot af John Feinstein2007
Himmelkatten af Kenneth Oppel2007
Project Mulberry af Linda Sue Park2007
Becoming Naomi León af Pam Muñoz Ryan2007
Brainboy and the DeathMaster af Tor Seidler2007
Cryptid Hunters af Roland Smith2007
Adam Canfield of the Slash af Michael Winerip2007
The City of Ember af Jeanne DuPrau2006
Never Mind!: A Twin Novel af Avi2006
Chasing Vermeer af Blue Balliett2006
Trial af Jen Bryant2006
Al Capone Does My Shirts af Gennifer Choldenko2006
Double Dutch af Sharon M. Draper2006
In Darkness, Death af Dorothy Hoobler2006
Travel Team af Mike Lupica2006
The Young Man And The Sea af Rodman Philbrick2006
Vampire High af Douglas Rees2006
Heir Apparent af Vivian Vande Velde2005
Stand Tall af Joan Bauer2005
Things Not Seen af Andrew Clements2005
Once Upon a Marigold af Jean Ferris2005
Pictures of Hollis Woods af Patricia Reilly Giff2005
Hoot af Carl Hiaasen2005
Shakespeare Bats Cleanup af Ron Koertge2005
When My Name Was Keoko af Linda Sue Park2005
Hush af Jacqueline Woodson2005
Girl in a Cage af Jane Yolen2005
Point Blank af Anthony Horowitz2004
Notes from a Liar and Her Dog af Gennifer Choldenko2004
Ruby Holler af Sharon Creech2004
Flipped af Wendelin Van Draanen2004
The Girls af Amy Goldman Koss2004
Gathering Blue af Lois Lowry2004
Miles' Song af Alice McGill2004
Touching Spirit Bear af Ben Mikaelsen2004
The Other Side of Truth af Beverley Naidoo2004
Zach's Lie af Roland Smith2004
Define "Normal" af Julie Anne Peters2003
Artemis Fowl af Eoin Colfer2003
The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn af Dorothy Hoobler2003
No More Dead Dogs af Gordon Korman2003
Hidden Talents af David Lubar2003
A Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor af Harry Mazer2003
Soldier Mom af Alice Mead2003
Guts af Gary Paulsen2003
Rewind af William Sleator2003
Miracle's Boys af Jacqueline Woodson2003
There's a Dead Person Following My Sister Around af Vivian Vande Velde2002
Midnight Magic af Avi2002
King of Shadows af Susan Cooper2002
The Wanderer af Sharon Creech2002
Jason's Gold af Will Hobbs2002
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town af Kimberly Willis Holt2002
I'm Not Who You Think I Am af Peg Kehret2002
The Wish af Gail Carson Levine2002
Strays Like Us af Richard Peck2002
Downsiders af Neal Shusterman2002
Straffen af Louis Sachar2001
Perloo the Bold af Avi2001
Crush af Ellen Conford2001
Burning Up af Caroline B. Cooney2001
The King of Dragons af Carol Fenner2001
Shadow Spinner af Susan Fletcher2001
The Maze af Will Hobbs2001
A Long Way from Chicago af Richard Peck2001
Harry Potter og fangen fra Azkaban af J. K. Rowling2001
The Boxes af William Sleator2001
Ella, den fortryllede af Gail Carson Levine2000
The Terrorist af Caroline B. Cooney2000
The Ghost of Fossil Glen af Cynthia DeFelice2000
Lone Wolf af Kristine L. Franklin2000
The Secret of Platform 13 af Eva Ibbotson2000
A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl, Belmont Plantation, Virginia, 1859 af Patricia C. Mckissack2000
Silverwing af Kenneth Oppel2000
My Life in Dog Years af Gary Paulsen2000
Hero af S. L. Rottman2000
Wringer af Jerry Spinelli2000
Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey af Margaret Peterson Haddix1999
The Apprenticeship of Lucas Whitaker af Cynthia DeFelice1999
Sees Behind Trees af Michael Dorris1999
Yolonda's Genius af Carol Fenner1999
The Music of Dolphins af Karen Hesse1999
Far North af Will Hobbs1999
Search for the Shadowman af Joan Lowery Nixon1999
Lost in Cyberspace af Richard Peck1999
Remembering Mog af Colby F. Rodowsky1999
Belle Prater's Boy af Ruth White1999
Running Out of Time af Margaret Peterson Haddix1998
That Horse Whiskey! af C. S. Adler1998
Between a Rock and a Hard Place af Alden R. Carter1998
With Every Drop of Blood af James Collier1998
Into the Land of the Unicorns af Bruce Coville1998
The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 af Christopher Paul Curtis1998
Kokopelli's Flute af Will Hobbs1998
Shadowmaker af Joan Lowery Nixon1998
Crash af Jerry Spinelli1998
Loch af Paul Zindel1998
The Name of the Game Was Murder af Joan Lowery Nixon1997
Walk Two Moons af Sharon Creech1997
Catherine, Called Birdy af Karen Cushman1997
The Silent Storm af Sherry Garland1997
Winners And Losers af Stephen Hoffius1997
Daniel's Story af Carol Matas1997
Freak the Mighty af Rodman Philbrick1997
Hannah In Between af Colby Rodowsky1997
Storm at the Edge of Time af Pamela F. Service1997
Grab Hands and Run af Frances Temple1997
Night Terrors af Jim Murphy1996
A Taste of Smoke af Marion Dane Bauer1996
Crazy Lady! af Jane Leslie Conly1996
The Boggart af Susan Cooper1996
Heart of a Champion af Carl Deuker1996
When Heroes Die af Penny Raife Durant1996
Alien Secrets af Annette Curtis Klause1996
The Twinkie Squad af Gordon Korman1996
Forest af Janet Taylor Lisle1996
Mr. Tucket af Gary Paulsen1996
The Giver af Lois Lowry1995
Blue Heron af Avi1995
The crone (republished as Shiva accused) af J.H. Brennan1995
Picking Up the Pieces af Patricia Calvert1995
Amazing Gracie af Ann Edwards Cannon1995
Flight #116 Is Down! af Caroline B. Cooney1995
The Gilded Cat af Catherine Dexter1995
If I Had One Wish af Jackie French Koller1995
Letters From a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs af Mary E. Lyons1995
Stepping on the Cracks af Mary Downing Hahn1994
The Hideout af Eve Bunting1994
Keep Laughing af Cynthia D. Grant1994
Mama, Let's Dance af Patricia Hermes1994
Downriver af Will Hobbs1994
I Am Regina af Sally M. Keehn1994
Reluctantly Alice af Phyllis Reynolds Naylor1994
The Haymeadow af Gary Paulsen1994
The River af Gary Paulsen1994
Time Windows af Kathryn Reiss1994
Dogs Don't Tell Jokes af Louis Sachar1994
Risk N' Roses af Jan Slepian1994
There's a Girl in My Hammerlock af Jerry Spinelli1994
Last Summer with Maizon af Jacqueline Woodson1994
Maizon at Blue Hill af Jacqueline Woodson1994
Blodrøde kys af Annette Curtis Klause1993
The Man Who Was Poe af Avi1993
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle af Avi1993
Children of the River af Linda Crew1993
Weasel af Cynthia DeFelice1993
Halsey's Pride af Lynn Hall1993
The Mouse Rap af Walter Dean Myers1993
Shiloh af Phyllis Reynolds Naylor1993
Woodsong af Gary Paulsen1993
Voices after Midnight af Richard Peck1993
Shades of Gray af Carolyn Reeder1993
Dealing with Dragons af Patricia C. Wrede1993


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