Middle School Winner

book cover of The Maze Runner

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Middle School Honor

book cover of Jump the Cracks

Jump the Cracks by Stacy DeKeyser

High School Winner

book cover of Carter Finally Gets it

Carter Finally Gets it by Brent Crawford

High School Honor

book cover of Lockdown: Escape From Furnace

Lockdown: Escape From Furnace by Alexander Gordon Smith

2011-2012 Nominees:



The Maze Runner James Dashner | Middle School WINNER!
Jump the Cracks Stacy DeKeyser Middle School HONOR!
Buck Fever Cynthia Chapman Willis Middle School
The Compound S.A. Bodeen Middle School
Crossing Stones Helen Frost | Middle School
Flygirl Sherri Smith | Middle School
Heist Society Ally Carter Middle School
I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President Josh Lieb | Middle School
I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced Nujood Ali | Middle School
The Last Thing I Remember Andrew Klavan Middle School
Leviathan Scott Westerfeld | Middle School
My Fair Godmother Janette Rallison Middle School
The Not-So-Great Depression Amy Goldman Koss Middle School
Pop Gordon Korman Middle School
Reckless Cornelia Funke Middle School
The Reinvention of Moxie Roosevelt Elizabeth Kimmel Middle School

High School

Carter Finally Gets it Brent Crawford High School WINNER!
Lockdown: Escape From Furnace Alexander Gordon Smith High School HONOR!
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour Morgan Matson High School
Before I Fall Lauren Oliver | High School
TITLE AUTHOR | High School
Bite of the Mango Mariatu Kamara High School
By Time you read this, I'll Be Dead Julie Ann Peters High School
Creature of the Night Kate Thompson High School
The Devil's Paintbox Victoria McKernan High School
Finnikin of the Rock Melina Marchetta High School
Hate List Jennifer Brown High School
In Ecstasy Kate McCaffery   High School
Incarceron Catherine Fisher | High School
Into the Wild Nerd Yonder Julie Halpern High School
The Monstrumologist Rick Yancey | High School
Tangled Carolyn Mackler High School
Top 8 Katie Finn High School

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