Georgia Book Awards

Hi Members of the Georgia Library Media Association,

I am a retired middle school media specialist, and I am researching children’s choice award programs all across the country, including both the winners and the nominees. Information on the Georgia Children’s Book Awards web site includes all the winners and the nominees from 1999 to 2010. I have been in contact with a person from the College of Education at the University of Georgia and have been sent many more of the nominee lists, but I am still missing lists for fifteen years. My interest is limited to the Middle Grade Novels section of the award. Would any of you happen to know the nominees for the Grades 4-8 Award for the following years and be willing to send them to me? The following are the years I am still missing: 1970-71, 1972-73, 1974-75, 1976-77, 1978-79, 1980-81, 1981-82, 1982-83, 1987-88, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95, and 1996-97. If anyone could help me with this information, I would certainly appreciate it.

Thank you in advance,

Christine Blair Media Specialist (Retired from Nuttall Middle School) Robinson, Illinois

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Posted on October 15, 2009, in Reading. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I have the list for 1993-94! I’ll type it below — I don’t know why author’s first names were not included, only first initial. Now you can help me!! I would love to have your lists for 1988-89 and 1991-92!
    1. Tuna Fish Thanksgiving by C.S. Adler
    2. Nothing But the Truth by Avi
    3. The Ancient One by T.A.Barron
    4. Strider by Beverly Cleary
    5. Jennifer Murdley’s Toad by B. Corville
    6. Family Dinner by J. Cutler
    7. The Music of Summer by R. Guy
    8. Shoebag by M. James
    9. The Canada Geese Quilt by N. Kinsey-Warnock
    10. Travel Far,Pay no Fare by A. Lindburgh
    11. Journey by P. Machachian
    12. The Righteous Revenge of Artemis Bonner by W.D. Myers
    13. Park’s Quest by Katherine Paterson
    14. Arly by R.N. Peck
    15. All Joseph Wanted by R. Y. Radin
    16. Wateman’s Boy by S. Sharpe
    17. The Trading Game by A. Slote
    18. Tales at the Mousehole by M. Stolz
    19. The Purple Heart by M. Talbert
    20. When the Road Ends by J. Thesman.

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