Georgia Peach Book Award nominees for 2012-2013 announced!

Good morning,

The 20 Nominees for the 2012-2013 Georgia Peach Book Awards for Teen Readers (Grades 9 – 12) have been selected!

Drumroll please . . . . . .

Title Author
Anna and the French Kiss Perkins, Stephanie
Between Shades of Gray Sepetys, Ruta
Divergent Roth, Veronica
False Princess, The O’Neal, Ellis
Glow Ryan, Amy Kathleen
Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (The) Skloot, Rebecca
Jump Carbone, Elisa
Mockingbirds (The) Whitney, Daisy
Name of the Star Johnson, Maureen
Notes From The Blender Cook, Trish & Halpin, Brendan
Now is the Time for Running Williams, Michael
Please Ignore Vera Dietz King, A.S.
Ready Player One Cline, Ernest
Running Dream (The) Van Draanen, Wendelin
Sky Is Everywhere (The) Nelson, Jandy
Stick Smith, Andrew
Stupid Fast Herbach, Geoff
This Girl is Different Johnson, J J
What Can’t Wait Perez, Ashley Hope
What Comes After Watkins, Steve

Please remember that voting for the 2011-2012 Georgia Peach Book Award continues online through March 15.  The winner and 2 honor books will be announced on Wednesday, March 28 at the Kennesaw State University’s Annual Conference on Literature for Children and Young Adults (I will post here the following day).

And another big thank you to all who applied to serve on the committee–we are going through the applications now and will be making decisions in the next few weeks. 

Have a great weekend!

Mary K. Donovan

Media Specialist

Mill Creek High School


About marykdonovan

Media Specialist, Mill Creek High School Chairman of the GA Peach Book Award committee 2012-13

Posted on February 24, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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