Maryland's Black-eyed Susan Award

Year:  2017-2018 | 2016-2017 | 2015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014 | 2012-2013 | 2011-2012 | Past Winners (1991-Present)

 

Nominees and Winners for 2014-2015

Category: Picture Books | Grades 4-6 | Grades 4-6 (Graphic Novels) |Grades 6-9 | High School

 

 

Picture Books

 

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Coy, John

Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented
Basketball

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Daywalt, Drew

The Day the Crayons Quit

 

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Hofmeyr, Dianne

The Magic Bojabi Tree

 

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Hood, Susan

Spike: the Mixed-Up Monster

 

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Huber, Raymond

Flight of the Honey Bee

 

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Jeffers, Oliver

Stuck

 

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Kelly, David A

Miracle Mud Lena Blackburne and the Secret Mud That Changed Baseball

 

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Krull, Kathleen

The Beatles Were Fab (and They Were Funny)

 

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Latimer, Alex

Lion vs. Rabbit

 

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Ludwig, Trudy

The Invisible Boy

 

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Markle, Sandra

What If You Had Animal Teeth!?

 

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Pinkney, Andrea Davis

Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song

 

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Rappaport, Doreen

Helen’s Big World: the Life of Helen Keller

 

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Schaefer, Lola M

Lifetime: the Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives

 

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Woodson, Jacqueline

This is the Rope: a Story from the Great Migration

Grades 4 – 6

 

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Cavanaugh, Nancy J.

This journal belongs to Ratchet

 

 

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Clark, Henry

What we found in the sofa and how it saved the world

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Grabenstein, Chris

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's library

 

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Herlong, M.H.

Buddy
 

 

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Patterson, James and Chris Grabenstein

I funny: a middle school story

 

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Pflugfelder, Bob and Steve Hockensmith

Nick and Tesla's high-voltage danger lab: a mystery
with electromagnets, burglar alarms, and other gadgets you can build yourself

 

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Rhodes, Jewell Parker

Sugar

 

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Velde, Vivian Vande

Frogged

 

 

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Watts, Jeri

Kizzy Ann Stamps

 

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Weston, Robert Paul

Prince Puggly of Spud and the Kingdom of Spiff

Grades 4 – 6  (Graphic Novels)

 

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Bolton, Chris A.

Smash. Book one, Trial by fire

 

 

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Guibert, Emmanuel

Ariol. Volume 1: Just a donkey like you and me

 

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Hale, Nathan

Big bad ironclad! : a Civil War steamship showdown

 

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Harrell, Rob

Monster on the hill

 

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Kibuishi, Kazu, ed

Explorer: the mystery boxes: seven graphic stories

 

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McCranie, Stephen

Mal and Chad: the biggest, bestest time ever

 

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Parker, Jake

Missile Mouse: rescue on Tankium3

 

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Phelan, Matt

Bluffton: my summers with Buster

 

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Rioux, Jo

Cat's cradle. Book 1: The golden twine

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Roman, Dave

Astronaut Academy: zero gravity

Grades 6 – 9 

 

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Farrant, Natasha

After Iris

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Fleming, Candace

On the day I died: stories from the grave

 

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Holyoke, Polly

The Neptune Project

 

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Hopkinson, Deborah

Titanic: voices from the disaster

 

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McNeal, Tom

Far far away

 

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Saller, Carol Fisher

Eddie's war

 

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Sloan, Holly Goldberg

Counting by 7s

 

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Thompson, J.E.

The girl from Felony Bay

 

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Willey, Margaret

Four secrets

 

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Zinn, Bridget

Poison

High School 

 

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Brown, Jennifer

Thousand words

 

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de la Pena, Matt

The living

 

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Garcia, Kami

Unbreakable

 

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Gleason, Colleen

The clockwork scarab

 

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McGinnis, Mindy

Not a drop to drink

 

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Padian, Maria

Out of nowhere

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Rowell, Rainbow

Eleanor & Park

 

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Schneider, Robyn

The beginning of everything
 

 

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Sheinkin, Steve

Bomb: the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon

 

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Skilton, Sarah

Bruised

 


Revised: May 15, 2017