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 for 2017-2018

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, Chris

Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions

 

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Campoy, F. Isabel

Maybe Something Beautiful

 

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Ferry, Beth

Land Shark

 

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Higgins, Ryan

Mother Bruce

 

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Hood, Susan

Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

 

 

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Lewis, Caron

Ida, Always

 

 

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Levy, Debbie

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

 

 

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Litchfield, David

The Bear and the Piano

 

 

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Macy, Sue

Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber

 

 

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Nolan, Janet

Seven and a Half Tons of Steel

 

 

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Portus, Annette

Best Frints in the Whole Universe

 

 

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Raczka, Bob

Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete Poems

 

 

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Santat, Dan

Are We There Yet?

 

 

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Smith, Alex

Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion

 

 

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Wenzel, Brendan

They All Saw a Cat

 

Grades 4 – 6

 

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Brown, Peter

The Wild Robot

 

 

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Creech, Sharon

Moo

 

 

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Fantaskey, Beth

Isabel Feeney, Star Reporter

 

 

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Gibbs, Stuart

Space Case: A Moon Base Alpha Novel

 

 

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Grimes, Nikki

Garvey's Choice

 

 

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Hilton, Marilyn

Full Cicada Moon

 

 

 

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Jones, Kelly

Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer

 

 

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Pennypacker, Sara

Pax

 

 

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Rhodes, Jewell Parker

Towers Falling

 

 

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Weeks, Sarah

Save Me a Seat

 

Grades 4 – 6  (Graphic Novels)

 

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Colossal, Eric

Rutabaga, The Adventure Chef 1

 

 

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Flores, Madeleine

Help Us! Great Warrior

 

 

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Hatke, Ben

Mighty Jack: Book One

 

 

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Pittman, Eddie

Red's Planet

 

 

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Reed, M. K.

Dinosaurs: Fossils and Feathers

 

 

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Riess, Natalie

Space Battle Lunchtime: Lights, Camera, Snacktion

 

 

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Reynolds, Aaron

Caveboy Dave: More Scrawny than Brawny

 

 

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Telgemeier, Raina

Ghosts

 

 

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Weing, Drew

The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo

 

 

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Winick, Judd

Hilo: Saving the Whole Wide World

 

Grades 6 – 9 

 

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Auxier, Jonathan

Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard

 

 

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Bauer, Joan

Soar

 

 

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Griffin, Paul

When Friendship Followed Me Home

 

 

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Key, Watt

Terror at Bottle Creek

 

 

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Nielsen, Jennifer

A Night Divided

 

 

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Reynolds, Jason

Ghost

 

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Smith, Roland

Beneath

 

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Sonnenblick, Jordan

Falling Over Sideways

 

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Vande Velde, Vivian

23 Minutes

 

 

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Wolk, Lauren

Wolf Hollow

Grades 6 – 9   (Graphic Novels)  

 

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Cliff, Tony

Delilah Dirk and the King's Shilling

 

 

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Cloonan, Becky

Gotham Academy: Welcome to Gotham Academy

 

 

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Corona, Jorge

Feathers

 

 

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Deacon, Alexis

Geis: A Matter of Life and Death

 

 

 

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Gownley, Jimmy

The Dumbest Idea Ever!

 

 

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Hicks, Faith Erin

The Nameless City: Volume 1

 

 

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Larson, Hope

Compass South: Four Points, 1

 

 

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Phelan, Matt

Snow White

 

 

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Prince, Liz

Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir

 

 

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Takano, Ichigo

Orange: The Complete Collection, 1

 

High School 

 

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Buxbaum, Julie

Tell Me Three Things

 

 

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Deuker, Carl

Gutless

 

 

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Graudin, Ryan

Wolf by Wolf

 

 

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Hand, Cynthia, Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows

My Lady Jane

 

 

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Lewis, John and Andrew Aydin

March. Book Three

 

 

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Miranda, Megan

The Safest Lies

 

 

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Whaley, John Corey

Highly Illogical Behavior

 

 

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Winters, Cat

The Steep and Thorny Way

 

 

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Yoon, Nicola

The Sun Is Also a Star

 

 

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Zentner, Jeff

The Serpent King

 


Revised: July 19, 2017