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 2016-2017

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

 

Picture Books

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Barton, Bethany

I’m Trying to Love Spiders: (It Isn’t Easy)

 

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Cotton, Katie

Counting Lions: Portraits from the Wild

 

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Hall, Michael

Red: A Crayon’s Story

 

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LeBox, Annette

Peace is an Offering

 

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Nelson, Kadir

If You Plant a Seed

 

 

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Paschkis, Julie

Flutter and Hum: Animal Poems = Aleteo y Zumbido: Poemas de Animales

 

 

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Paul, Miranda

One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia

 

 

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Rocco, John

Blizzard

 

 

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Rockliff, Mara

Gingerbread for Liberty!  How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution

 

 

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Rockliff, Mara

Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery that Baffled All of France

 

 

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Rozier, Lucy Margaret

Jackrabbit McCabe and the Electric Telegraph

 

 

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Russell-Brown, Katheryn

Little Melba and Her Big Trombone

 

 

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Salas, Laura Purdie

Water Can Be

 

 

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Thompson, Laurie Ann

Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

 

 

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Underwood, Deborah

Interstellar Cinderella

 

Grades 4 – 6

 

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Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker

The War that Saved My Life

 

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Cameron, W. Bruce

Ellie’s Story: A Dog’s Purpose Novel

 

 

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Clements, Andrew

The Map Trap

 

 

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DeCamp, Alison

My Near-Death Adventures (99% True!)

 

 

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Draper, Sharon

Stella by Starlight

 

 

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Hahn, Mary Downing

Took: A Ghost Story

 

 

 

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Hannigan, Kate

The Detective’s Assistant

 

 

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Hunt, Lynda Mullaly

Fish in a Tree

 

 

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Korman, Gordon

Masterminds

 

 

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Sachar, Louis

 Fuzzy Mud

 

Grades 4 – 6  (Graphic Novels)

 

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Aguirre, Jorge Augusto and Rafael Rosado

Dragons Beware!

 

 

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Deutsch, Barry

Hereville: How Mirka Caught a Fish

 

 

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Hale, Nathan

The Underground Abductor

 

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Holm, Jennifer

Sunny Side Up

 

 

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Lucke, Deb

The Lunch Witch 1

 

 

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McCoola, Marika

Baba Yaga’s Assistant

 

 

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Roman, Dave

 Astronaut Academy: Re-Entry

 

 

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Spiegelman, Nadja

Lost in NYC: A Subway Adventure

 

 

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Thompson, Craig

Space Dumplins

 

 

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Yang, Gene Luen

Secret Coders

 

Grades 6 – 9 

 

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Alifirenka, Caitlin and Martin Ganda

I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives

 

 

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Benjamin, Ali

The Thing about Jellyfish: A Novel

 

 

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Chambliss Bertman, Jennifer

Book Scavenger

 

 

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Hoffman, Alice

Nightbird

 

 

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Holt, K. A.

House Arrest

 

 

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Lai, Thanhha

Listen, Slowly

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Laurie, Victoria

When

 

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Priest, Cherie

I Am Princess X

 

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Romero, Jordan

No Summit Out of Sight: The True Story of the Youngest Person to Climb the Seven Summits

 

 

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Schmidt, Gary D

Orbiting Jupiter

Grades 6 – 9   (Graphic Novels)  

 

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Brown, Don

Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans

 

 

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Chmakova, Svetlana

Awkward

 

 

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Cliff, Tony

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

 

 

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Faulkner, Matt

Gaijin: American Prisoner of War

 

 

 

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Hosler, Jay

The Last of the Sandwalkers

 

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Jamieson, Victoria

Roller Girl

 

 

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Ruth, Greg

The Lost Boy

 

 

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Stevenson, Noelle

Lumberjanes 1, Beware the Kitten Holy

 

 

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Towle, Ben

Oyster War

 

 

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Wilson, G. Willow

Ms. Marvel 1, No Normal

 

High School 

 

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Berry, Nina

The Notorious Pagan Jones

 

 

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Dessen, Sarah

Saint Anything: A Novel

 

 

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Harmon, Michael B

 Stick

 

 

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Magoon, Kekla

How It Went Down

 

 

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Murphy, Julie

Dumplin

 

 

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Reynolds, Jason

The Boy in the Black Suit

 

 

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Stratton, Allan

The Dogs

 

 

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Tahir, Sabaa

An Ember in the Ashes

 

 

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Toten, Teresa

The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B

 

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Yoon, Nicola

Everything, Everything

 


Revised: May 16, 2017