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Maud Hart Lovelace Award Nominees 2013-2014

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Sponsored by MN Youth Reading Awards and voted on by Minnesota students in March of each year. The winners are announced on April 25, Maud Hart Lovelace's Birthday!



The Nominees for 2013-2014 are....


 


Because of Mr. Terupt    -  DIVISION I Cover
Rob Buyea
Seven fifth-graders at Snow Hill School in Connecticut relate how their lives are changed for the better by "rookie teacher" Mr. Terupt.
J FIC Buy
Book
Mar 26, 2013
Because of Mr. Terupt [electronic resource] - DIVISION I Cover
Rob Buyea
Seven fifth-graders at Snow Hill School in Connecticut relate how their lives are changed for the better by "rookie teacher" Mr. Terupt.
eBook
Mar 26, 2013
Cinderella Smith - DIVISION I Cover
Stephanie Barden
Cast off by her old friends, Cinderella agrees to help a new student deal with the stepsisters she will soon have, and meantime, a former friend tries to prevent Cinderella from dancing the lead in their tap recital.
J FIC Bar
Book
Mar 26, 2013
Mike Stellar : Nerves of Steel - DIVISION I Cover
K. A Holt
Mike is suspicious when his family joins an expedition to Mars at the last minute, and his fears are confirmed when all of the adults on the colonizing mission, including his parents, begin to act strangely.
J FIC Hol
Book
Mar 26, 2013
Quarterback Season - DIVISION I Cover
Fred Bowen
As a school assignment, eighth-grader Matt Monroe keeps a journal about his team's football season.
J FIC Bow
Book
Apr 1, 2013
The Klipfish Code - DIVISION I Cover
Mary Casanova
Sent with her younger brother to Godøy Island to live with her aunt and grandfather after Germans bomb Norway in 1940, ten-year-old Merit longs to join her parents in the Resistance.
J FIC Cas
Book
Mar 26, 2013
The Night Fairy - DIVISION I Cover
Laura Amy Schlitz
When Flory the night fairy's wings are accidentally broken and she cannot fly, she has to learn to do everything differently.
J FIC Sch
Book
Mar 26, 2013
The Night Fairy [electronic resource] - DIVISION I Cover
Laura Amy Schlitz
When Flory the night fairy's wings are accidentally broken and she cannot fly, she has to learn to do everything differently.
eBook
Mar 26, 2013
The Trouble with Chickens - DIVISION I Cover
Doreen Cronin
A hard-bitten former search-and-rescue dog helps solve a complicated missing chicken case.
J FIC Cro
Book
Mar 26, 2013
Turtle in Paradise - DIVISION I Cover
Jennifer L Holm
Becca Battoe
In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida.
J FIC Hol
Audiobook
Mar 26, 2013
Turtle in Paradise - DIVISION I Cover
Jennifer L. Holm
In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida.
J FIC Hol
Book
Mar 26, 2013
Turtle in Paradise [electronic resource] - DIVISION I Cover
Jennifer L Holm
In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida.
eBook
Mar 26, 2013
Turtle in Paradise [electronic resource] - DIVISION I Cover
Jennifer L Holm
In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida.
eAudiobook
Mar 26, 2013
Close to Famous - DIVISION I & II Cover
Joan Bauer
Twelve-year-old Foster McFee and her mother escape from her mother's abusive boyfriend and end up in the small town of Culpepper, West Virginia, where they use their strengths and challenge themselves to build a new life.
J FIC Bau
Book
Mar 26, 2013
Milo : Sticky Notes and Brain Freeze - DIVISION I & II Cover
Alan Silberberg
In love with the girl he sneezed on the first day of school and best pals with Marshall, the "One Eyed Jack" of friends, seventh-grader Milo Cruikshank misses his mother whose death has changed everything at home.
J FIC Sil
Book
Mar 26, 2013
One Crazy Summer - DIVISION I & II Cover
Rita Williams-Garcia
In the summer of 1968, after traveling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp.
J FIC Wil
Book
Mar 26, 2013
Out of My Mind - DIVISION I & II Cover
Sharon M. Draper
Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.
J FIC Dra
Book
Mar 26, 2013
Alibi Junior High - DIVISION II Cover
Greg Logsted
After thirteen-year-old Cody and his father, an undercover agent, are nearly killed, Cody moves in with his aunt in Connecticut, where he is helped with his adjustment to the trials of attending public school for the first time and investigating a threat in nearby woods by a wounded Iraq War veteran.
J FIC Log
Book
Mar 26, 2013
Between Shades of Gray - DIVISION II Cover
Ruta Sepetys
In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil.
YA FIC Sep
Book
Mar 26, 2013
Between shades of gray [electronic resource] - DIVISION II Cover
Ruta Sepetys
Emily Klein
In 1941, Lina and her family are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers.
eAudiobook
Mar 26, 2013
Between Shades of Gray [electronic resource] - DIVISION II Cover
Ruta Sepetys
In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil.
eBook
Mar 26, 2013
Escape Under the Forever Sky - DIVISION II Cover
Eve Yohalem
As a future conservation zoologist whose mother is the United States Ambassador to Ethiopia, thirteen-year-old Lucy uses her knowledge for survival when she is kidnapped and subsequently escapes.
J FIC Yoh
Book
Mar 26, 2013
Heart of a Shepherd - DIVISION II Cover
Rosanne Parry
Ignatius "Brother" Alderman, nearly twelve, promises to help his grandparents keep the family's Oregon ranch the same while his brothers are away and his father is deployed to Iraq, but as he comes to accept the inevitability of change, he also sees the man he is meant to be.
J FIC Par
Book
Mar 26, 2013
Okay for Now - DIVISION II Cover
Gary D. Schmidt
As a fourteen-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends, an abusive father, and a louse for an older brother, Doug Swieteck has all the stats stacked against him until he finds an ally in Lil Spicer--a fiery young lady.
J FIC Sch
Book
Mar 26, 2013
Okay for Now [electronic resource] - DIVISION II Cover
Gary D. Schmidt
As a fourteen-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends, an abusive father, and a louse for an older brother, Doug Swieteck has all the stats stacked against him until he finds an ally in Lil Spicer--a fiery young lady.
eBook
Mar 26, 2013
The Adoration of Jenna Fox - DIVISION II Cover
Mary Pearson
In the not-too-distant future, when biotechnological advances have made synthetic bodies and brains possible but illegal, a seventeen-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence.
YA FIC Pea
Book
Mar 26, 2013
The Emerald Atlas - DIVISION II Cover
John Stephens
Kate, Michael, and Emma have passed from one orphanage to another in the ten years since their parents disappeared to protect them, but now they learn that they have special powers, a prophesied quest to find a magical book, and a fearsome enemy.
J FIC Ste
Book
Mar 26, 2013
The Emerald Atlas - DIVISION II Cover
John Stephens
Jim Dale
Kate, Michael, and Emma have passed from one orphanage to another in the ten years since their parents disappeared to protect them, but now they learn that they have special powers, a prophesied quest to find a magical book, and a fearsome enemy.
J FIC Ste
Audiobook
Mar 26, 2013
The Emerald Atlas [electronic resource] - DIVISION II Cover
John Stephens
Kate, Michael, and Emma have passed from one orphanage to another in the ten years since their parents disappeared to protect them, but now they learn that they have special powers, a prophesied quest to find a magical book, and a fearsome enemy.
eBook
Mar 26, 2013
The Running Dream - DIVISION II Cover
Wendelin Van Draanen
When a school bus accident leaves sixteen-year-old Jessica an amputee, she returns to school with a prosthetic limb and her track team finds a wonderful way to help rekindle her dream of running again.
YA FIC Van
Book
Mar 26, 2013
The Running Dream [electronic resource] - DIVISION II Cover
Wendelin Van Draanen
When a school bus accident leaves sixteen-year-old Jessica an amputee, she returns to school with a prosthetic limb and her track team finds a wonderful way to help rekindle her dream of running again.
eBook
Mar 26, 2013
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Rob Buyea
J FIC Buy
Sharon M. Draper
J FIC Dra
Rob Buyea
Greg Logsted
J FIC Log
Stephanie Barden
J FIC Bar
Ruta Sepetys
YA FIC Sep
K. A Holt
J FIC Hol
Ruta Sepetys
Emily Klein
Fred Bowen
J FIC Bow
Ruta Sepetys
Mary Casanova
J FIC Cas
Eve Yohalem
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Laura Amy Schlitz
J FIC Sch
Rosanne Parry
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Laura Amy Schlitz
Gary D. Schmidt
J FIC Sch
Doreen Cronin
J FIC Cro
Gary D. Schmidt
Jennifer L Holm
Becca Battoe
J FIC Hol
Mary Pearson
YA FIC Pea
Jennifer L. Holm
J FIC Hol
John Stephens
J FIC Ste
Jennifer L Holm
John Stephens
Jim Dale
J FIC Ste
Jennifer L Holm
John Stephens
Joan Bauer
J FIC Bau
Wendelin Van Draanen
YA FIC Van
Alan Silberberg
J FIC Sil
Wendelin Van Draanen
Rita Williams-Garcia
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