2017 One Maryland One Book
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
YALSA Teen Read Week
Teen Read Week is sponsored by YALSA and is held each year during the third week of October. Find out what books have been nominated, then READ and VOTE.
Lifelong Learning Reading Lists
On your way to college and/or a career? This list provides readers with a wide-range of suggested reading material. Expand your world!
*The list is updated every five years.
All About Books
Websites for Award Winning Books
Black Eyed Susan Nominees 2016-2017
High School Nominees
Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum
Gutless by Carl Deuker
Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin
My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Ashton Brodi, and Jodi Meadows
March. Book Three by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
The Safest Lies by Megan Miranda
Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley
The Steep & Thorny Way by Cat Winters
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner
Grade 9 Nominees
Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard Jones by Jonathan Auxier
Soar by Joan Bauer
When Friendship Followed Me Home by Paul Griffin
Terror at Bottle Creek by Watt Key
A Night Divided by Jennifer A Nielsen
Ghost by Jason Reynolds
Beneath by Roland Smith
Falling Over Sideways by Jordan Sonnenblick
23 Minutes by Vivian VandeVelde
Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk
Delilah Dirk and the King's Shilling by Toni Cliff
Gotham Academy: Welcome to Gotham Academy by Becky Cloonan
Feathers by Jorge Corona
Geis: A Matter of Life and Death by Alexis Deacon
The Nameless City: Volume 1 by Faith Erin Hicks
Snow White by Matt Phelan
Tomboy by Liz Prince
Orange: The Complete Collection, 1 by Ichigo Takano
Black Eyed Susan Award
Each year, students across the state of Maryland select the winner of the Black Eyed Susan Award. There are four categories:
- Picture Books
- Grades 4-6
- Grades 6-9
- Grades 9-12
Read at least three books within a category to be eligible to vote!
All votes must be submitted by April 25, 2016.
Stop at the circulation desk for details.
Visit the Maryland Association of School Librarians (MASL) to learn more.
Black Eyed Susan Voting
Voting will begin April 2016! Keep reading :)
Question what is written!
Make connections to what you already know!
Teenagers: Do you have younger brothers or sisters? Do you babysit? Do you take Child Development classes? If yes, check these out!