Exciting Georgia Peach Award News!
First, please remember to send in your votes from the 2008-2009 nominees. The voting sheet is located on our website: http://glma-inc.org/peachaward.htm You will find it under the downloads and it is the voting tally sheet. If you have any problems with this or questions, please feel free to contact me at Amy_Golemme@gwinnett.k12.ga.us
The deadline for sending me the voting is March 13th. I’m looking forward to seeing how your teens vote!
For those of you looking ahead to the 2010 year, the attached are the 20 nominees for the Georgia Peach:
13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher
Bad Monkeys by Matt Ruff
Blood Brothers by S.A. Harazin
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Deadline by Chris Crutcher
Generation Dead by Daniel Waters
Getting the Girl by Susan Juby
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Impossible by Nancy Werlin
Lessons from a Dead Girl by Jo Knowles
Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
My Most Excellent Year by Steve Kluger
Oh. My. Gods. by Tera Lynn Childs
Ophelia by Lisa Klein
Spud by John Van de Ruit
Three Little Words by Ashley Rhodes-Courter
Unwind by Neal Shusterman
Wake by Lisa McMann
Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr
I know that a lot of you need to spend your money quickly, and I sure hope this gives you great titles to spend that money on! Thank you to all of you for your support of the Georgia Peach Award, please keep sending in your nominations for great books – we are now starting to read for the 2011 award and books within a 5 year copyright are eligible. There is a book nomination form on our website under the download section as well.
I’m looking forward to receiving your votes!