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Maryland's Black-eyed Susan Award

2012-2013 Nominees and Winners

Maryland Association of School Librarians LogoThe Black-Eyed Susan Book Award is a children's choice award for the state of Maryland. Each year since 1992, the Black-Eyed Susan Book Award has been given to authors and/or illustrators of outstanding books chosen for the award by Maryland students. The award seeks to promote literacy and lifelong reading habits by encouraging students to read quality, contemporary literature.  Visit the website for the Maryland Association of School Librarians for more information about the awards.

2011-2012  |  2012-2013 | 2013-2014 | 2014-2015

 

Picture Books  |  Grades 4-6  |  Grades 6-9  |  High School

 

Picture Books

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Banks, Kate

Max’s Castle

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Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta

Hampire!

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Czekaj, Jef

Cat Secrets

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Emmett, Jonathan

The Princess and the Pig

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Hall, Michael

Perfect Square

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Kajikawa, Kimiko

Tsunami!

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Knudsen, Michelle

Argus

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Langdo, Bryan

Tornado Slim and the Magic Cowboy Hat
 

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Martin, Jacqueline Briggs

The Chiru of High Tibet: a True Story

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McDonnell, Patrick

Me . . . Jane

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Metzger, Steve

Detective Blue

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Napoli, Donna Jo

Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya

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Rocco, John

Blackout

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Sweet, Melissa

Balloons Over Broadway: the True Story of the
Puppeteer of the Macy’s Parade
 

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Vamos, Samantha R.

The Cazuela that the Farm Maiden Stirred

Grades 4 – 6

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Couloumbis, Audrey

Jake
 

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Ferrari, Michael

Born to Fly

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Holm, Jennifer L

The Trouble with May Amelia

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Lai, Thanhha

Inside Out & Back Again

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Lewis, Gill

Wild Wings

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Nolen, Jerdine

Eliza’s Freedom Road: an Underground Railroad Diary

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Ray, Delia

Here Lies Linc

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Rhodes, Jewell Parker

Ninth Ward
 

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Schwabach, Karen

The Storm Before Atlanta

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Wells, Rosemary

On the Blue Comet

Grades 6 – 9 

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Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker

Jefferson’s Sons: a Founding Father's
Secret Children

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Choldenko, Gennifer

No Passengers Beyond This Point

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Deuker, Carl

Payback Time
 

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Frost, Helen

Hidden
 

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Gidwitz, Adam

A Tale Dark & Grimm

 

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LaFleur, Suzanne M

Eight Keys

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Leonard, Julia Platt

Cold Case

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Meloy, Maile

The Apothecary

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Schmatz, Pat

Bluefish

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Schmidt, Gary D

Okay for Now

High School 

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John, Antony

Five Flavors of Dumb

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Reinhardt, Dana

The Things a Brother Knows

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Roth, Veronica

Divergent

 

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Schreiber, Joe

Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick

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Sepetys, Ruta

Between Shades of Gray

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Shusterman, Neal

Bruiser

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Skloot, Rebecca

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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Stiefvater, Maggie

The Scorpio Races

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Stork, Francisco X

The Last Summer of the Death Warriors

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Supplee, Suzanne

Somebody Everybody Listens To

 

 

 

 


Last revised: March 28, 2014