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2011 Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award Winners Announced

2011 Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award Winners Announced

The 2011 winners of the Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award were announced on Monday, April 25, Maud Hart Lovelace's birthday. Over 20,000 Minnesota students in grades 3-8 had the task of choosing the winners from a list of nominees representing some of the best, recently published fiction for children and teens. The winners are:

Division 1:
Deep & Dark & Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn, First Place
Found by Margaret Haddix, Second Place
The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies, Third Place

Division II
Deep & Dark & Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn, First Place
Found by Margaret Haddix, Second Place
Someone Named Eva by Joan M. Wolf, Third Place

2011 - 2012 Nominees
Nominees for the 2011-2012 Maud Hart Lovelace Award have been selected and are available at the library.

The Maud Hart Lovelace Award
The Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award is a children's choice book award sponsored by the Minnesota Youth Reading Awards. Its purpose is to encourage recreational reading among school age children. Nominated titles are works of fiction of recognized quality selected by independent regional reading groups.

Students in grades 3-5 who have read or listened to at least three titles from the Division I nominee list and students in grades 6-8 who have read or listened to at least three titles from the Division II nominee list are eligible to vote for the Maud Hart Lovelace Award.