Black-Eyed Susan Book AwardGrades 4-6

Given by Maryland Library Association

Altres noms: Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award (Anglès)
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The Black-Eyed Susan Book Award is a student choice award for the state of Maryland that has been awarded each year since 1992. The award seeks to promote literacy and lifelong reading habits by

mostra'n més encouraging students to read quality, contemporary literature.

Reading committees of school and public librarians, and other interested members of the Maryland Association of School Librarians (MASL) meet to determine which books will be nominated and placed on student reading lists.

There are six different reading lists:

Picture Books,

Fiction/Nonfiction for

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-8, and

High School

Graphic Novels for

Grades 3-5,

Grades 6-8

How are the books chosen?

The nominated books are expected to be outstanding books that broaden the human experience and provide students with new insights into their own lives. Books may be suggested for consideration by students, teachers, parents, or other interested readers. If you would like to submit a nomination for consideration, please do so at this form by October 1 of each year.

Criteria for Nominated Books:

May be fiction or nonfiction.

Published within the last 4 years (2021 or newer).

Readily available.

Positively reviewed in at least 2 professional review sources.

Books must have been read, discussed, and voted upon by the appropriate Black-Eyed Susan reading committee before being placed on the corresponding list. The committee application process for this school year has closed. Applications for the next school year will open in March and close May 31. You must be a MASL member in order to serve on the committee.

How are the winners chosen?

Students who have followed the “Guidelines for Participation” may cast one vote for the book they consider to be the most outstanding book in each of the categories. The Black-Eyed Susan Book Award Committee gathers and tallies all votes from across the state to determine the winner.

The winning authors and/or illustrators receive an award engraved with the book title, the year, and the Black-Eyed Susan Book Award logo. Authors, illustrators, and publishers recognize the Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award as an honor bestowed by Maryland student readers. mostra'n menys

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Winner 31

Nominee 318

Unplugged de Gordon Korman2023
Willodeen de Katherine Applegate2023
The Canyon's Edge de Dusti Bowling2023
Efren Divided de Ernesto Cisneros2023
The Beatryce Prophecy de Kate DiCamillo2023
Yusuf Azeem is Not a Hero de Saadia Faruqi2023
The Lion of Mars de Jennifer L. Holm2023
Red, White, and Whole de Rajani LaRocca2023
The Boy at the Back of the Class de Onjali Q. Rauf2023
Black Brother, Black Brother de Jewell Parker Rhodes2023
City Spies de James Ponti2022
A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying de Kelley Armstrong2022
Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero de Kelly J. Baptist2022
Santiago's Road Home de Alexandra Diaz2022
Notorious de Gordon Korman2022
Show Me a Sign de Ann Clare LeZotte2022
Indian No More de Charlene Willing McManis2022
History Smashers: The Mayflower de Kate Messner2022
Prairie Lotus de Linda Sue Park2022
Before the Ever After de Jacqueline Woodson2022
A Wolf Called Wander de Rosanne Parry2021
Finding Langston de Lesa Cline-Ransome2021
Guest: A Changeling Tale de Mary Downing Hahn2021
The Trail de Meika Hashimoto2021
Song for a Whale de Lynne Kelly2021
The Unteachables de Gordon Korman2021
Words on Fire de Jennifer A. Nielsen2021
Devil's Den de Susan Beth Pfeffer2021
Operation Frog Effect de Sarah Scheerger2021
The Light Jar de Lisa Thompson2021
The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA de Brenda Woods2021
Front Desk de Kelly Yang2020
Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster de Jonathan Auxier2020
24 Hours in Nowhere de Dusti Bowling2020
The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle de Leslie Connor2020
Saving Winslow de Sharon Creech2020
Strongheart: Wonder Dog of the Silver Screen de Candace Fleming2020
The Season of Styx Malone de Kekla Magoon2020
Bob de Wendy Mass2020
Lost in the Pacific, 1942 de Tod Olson2020
Inkling de Kenneth Oppel2020
The Real McCoys de Matthew Swanson2020
Wishtree de Katherine Applegate2019
The Safest Lie de Angela Cerrito2019
Amina's Voice de Hena Khan2019
Me and Marvin Gardens de Amy Sarig King2019
A Long Pitch Home de Natalie Dias Lorenzi2019
Chester and Gus de Cammie McGovern2019
An Eagle in the Snow de Michael Morpurgo2019
The Someday Birds de Sally J. Pla2019
Stef Soto, Taco Queen de Jennifer Torres2019
Clayton Byrd Goes Underground de Rita Williams-Garcia2019
The Wild Robot de Peter Brown2018
Moo de Sharon Creech2018
Isabel Feeney, Star Reporter de Beth Fantaskey2018
Space Case de Stuart Gibbs2018
Garvey's Choice de Nikki Grimes2018
Full Cicada Moon de Marilyn Hilton2018
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer de Kelly Jones2018
Pax de Sara Pennypacker2018
Towers Falling de Jewell Parker Rhodes2018
Save Me a Seat de Sarah Weeks2018
Ellies Story de W. Bruce Cameron2017
The War That Saved My Life de Kimberly Brubaker Bradley2017
The Map Trap de Andrew Clements2017
My Near-Death Adventures (99% True!) de Alison DeCamp2017
Stella by Starlight de Sharon M. Draper2017
Took: A Ghost Story de Mary Downing Hahn2017
The Detective's Assistant de Kate Hannigan2017
Fish in a Tree de Lynda Mullaly Hunt2017
Masterminds de Gordon Korman2017
Fuzzy Mud de Louis Sachar2017
The Fourteenth Goldfish de Jennifer L. Holm2016
Poop Fountain!: The Qwikpick Papers de Tom Angleberger2016
Absolutely Almost de Lisa Graff2016
Words with Wings de Nikki Grimes2016
Gabriel Finley and the Raven's Riddle de George Hagen2016
Odd, Weird & Little de Patrick Jennings2016
Half a World Away de Cynthia Kadohata2016
Half a Chance de Cynthia Lord2016
Brown Girl Dreaming de Jacqueline Woodson2016
Centaur Rising de Jane Yolen2016
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library de Chris Grabenstein2015
This Journal Belongs to Ratchet de Nancy Cavanaugh2015
What We Found in the Sofa and How It Saved the World de Henry Clark2015
Buddy de M.H. Herlong2015
I Funny: A Middle School Story de James Patterson2015
Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab de Bob Pflugfelder2015
Sugar de Jewell Parker Rhodes2015
Frogged de Vivian Vande Velde2015
Kizzy Ann Stamps de Jeri Watts2015
Prince Puggly of Spud and the Kingdom of Spiff de Robert Paul Weston2015
Ungifted de Gordon Korman2014
Summer at Forsaken Lake de Michael D. Beil2014
The PS Brothers de Maribeth Boelts2014
The Mighty Miss Malone de Christopher Paul Curtis2014
May B. de Caroline Starr Rose2014
Looking for Me de Betsy R. Rosenthal2014
Glory Be de Augusta Scattergood2014
The Great Wall of Lucy Wu de Wendy Wan Long Shang2014
The Grave Robber's Apprentice de Allan Stratton2014
Saint Louis Armstrong Beach de Brenda Woods2014
Wild Wings de Gill Lewis2013
Jake de Audrey Couloumbis2013
Born to Fly de Michael Ferrari2013
The Trouble with May Amelia de Jennifer L. Holm2013
Inside Out and Back Again de Thanhhà Lại2013
Eliza's Freedom Road: An Underground Railroad Diary de Jerdine Nolen2013
Here Lies Linc de Delia Ray2013
Ninth Ward de Jewell Parker Rhodes2013
The Storm Before Atlanta de Karen Schwabach2013
On the Blue Comet de Rosemary Wells2013
The Girl Who Could Fly de Victoria Forester2012
Dream of Night de Heather Henson2012
Turtle in Paradise de Jennifer L. Holm2012
After All, You're Callie Boone de Winnie Mack2012
Everything for a Dog de Ann M. Martin2012
Emily's Fortune de Phyllis Reynolds Naylor2012
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story de Linda Sue Park2012
The Gold Rush Kid de Mary Waldorf2012
11 Birthdays de Wendy Mass2011
Masterpiece de Elise Broach2011
Extra Credit de Andrew Clements2011
Umbrella Summer de Lisa Graff2011
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon de Grace Lin2011
Neil Armstrong Is My Uncle and Other Lies Muscle Man McGinty Told Me de Nan Marino2011
Captain Nobody de Dean Pitchford2011
The Magic Thief de Sarah Prineas2011
Peace, Locomotion de Jacqueline Woodson2011
Swindle de Gordon Korman2010
Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in It de Sundee T. Frazier2010
Diamond Willow de Helen Frost2010
Igraine The Brave de Cornelia Funke2010
Samuel Blink and the Forbidden Forest de Matt Haig2010
Savvy de Ingrid Law2010
Paint the Wind de Pam Muñoz Ryan2010
Dragon's Egg de Sarah L. Thomson2010
A Crooked Kind of Perfect de Linda Urban2010
Fearless de Elvira Woodruff2010
No Talking de Andrew Clements2009
The Puzzling World of Winston Breen de Eric Berlin2009
The Story of Jonas de Maurine F. Dahlberg2009
The Ghost of Poplar Point (Ghost Mysteries) de Cynthia DeFelice2009
The Thing About Georgie de Lisa Graff2009
Witch Catcher de Mary Downing Hahn2009
Out of Order de Betty Hicks2009
A Friendship for Today de Patricia C. Mckissack2009
How to Steal a Dog de Barbara O'Connor2009
The Big One-Oh de Dean Pitchford2009
The Last Apprentice (Revenge of the Witch) de Joseph Delaney2008
The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs de Betty G. Birney2008
Free Baseball de Sue Corbett2008
Lowji discovers America de Candace Fleming2008
Bridge to America: Based on a True Story de Linda Glaser2008
Satch & Me de Dan Gutman2008
Moon Runner de Carolyn Marsden2008
Trading Places de Claudia Mills2008
Close Encounters of a Third World Kind de Jennifer J. Stewart2008
Listen! de Stephanie S. Tolan2008
Trading Places With Tank Talbott de Dori Hillestad Butler2007
The Dark Hills Divide de Patrick Carman2007
The 7 Professors of the Far North de John Fardell2007
The Giant Rat of Sumatra: or Pirates Galore de Sid Fleischman2007
The Liberation of Gabriel King de K. L. Going2007
The Old Willis Place de Mary Downing Hahn2007
Defiance de Valerie Hobbs2007
Abby Takes a Stand (Scraps of Time) de Patricia C. Mckissack2007
Polo's Mother de Phyllis Reynolds Naylor2007
Becoming Naomi León de Pam Muñoz Ryan2007
The World According to Humphrey de Betty G. Birney2006
The Warriors de Joseph Bruchac2006
Juliet Dove, Queen of Love de Bruce Coville2006
Heartbeat de Sharon Creech2006
White Star: A Dog on the Titanic de Marty Crisp2006
Shredderman: Secret Identity de Wendelin Van Draanen2006
Escaping the Giant Wave de Peg Kehret2006
Copper de Rebecca Lisle2006
Cabin on Trouble Creek de Jean Van Leeuwen2006
The Ravenmaster's Secret: Escape from the Tower of London de Elvira Woodruff2006
The Mysterious Matter of I. M. Fine de Diane Stanley2005
The Good Dog de Avi2005
Runt de Marion Dane Bauer2005
Pictures of Hollis Woods de Patricia Reilly Giff2005
Kensuke's Kingdom de Michael Morpurgo2005
Lewis and Clark and Me: A Dog's Tale de Laurie Myers2005
Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia de Barbara O'Connor2005
Grover G. Graham and Me de Mary Quattlebaum2005
Niagara Falls, or Does It? de Henry Winkler2005
A Piece of Heaven de Sharon Dennis Wyeth2005
The Million Dollar Kick de Dan Gutman2004
Storm Warriors de Elisa Carbone2004
A Week in the Woods de Andrew Clements2004
Love That Dog de Sharon Creech2004
Star in the Storm de Joan Hiatt Harlow2004
The Stranger Next Door de Peg Kehret2004
Belle Teal de Ann M. Martin2004
The Great Chicken Debacle de Phyllis Reynolds Naylor2004
Rowan of Rin de Emily Rodda2004
Love, Ruby Lavender de Deborah Wiles2004
Cody Unplugged de Betsy Duffey2003
Through My Eyes de Ruby Bridges2003
Jackie & Me de Dan Gutman2003
The Year of Miss Agnes de Kirkpatrick Hill2003
The Promise de Jackie French Koller2003
Surviving Brick Johnson de Laurie Myers2003
Nim's Island de Wendy Orr2003
Fair Weather de Richard Peck2003
F is for Freedom de Roni Schotter2003
Figuring Out Frances de Gina Willner-Pardo2003
Because of Winn-Dixie de Kate DiCamillo2002
Midnight Magic de Avi2002
The Arrow over the Door de Joseph Bruchac2002
Power Of Un de Nancy Etchemendy2002
Mister and Me de Kimberly Willis Holt2002
You're a Brave Man, Julius Zimmerman de Claudia Mills2002
A Traitor Among the Boys de Phyllis Reynolds Naylor2002
Riding Freedom de Pam Muñoz Ryan2002
Eye of the Great Bear de Bill Wallace2002
The Ghost of Lizard Light de Elvira Woodruff2002
The 6th Grade Nickname Game de Gordon Korman2001
Journey to Nowhere de Mary Jane Auch2001
Perloo the Bold de Avi2001
The Landry News de Andrew Clements2001
Flying Solo de Ralph Fletcher2001
The Million Dollar Shot de Dan Gutman2001
When the Soldiers Were Gone de Vera W. Propp2001
Captain Kate de Carolyn Reeder2001
Smart Dog de Vivian Vande Velde2001
101 Ways to Bug Your Parents de Lee Wardlaw2000
The Skull of Truth de Bruce Coville2000
Autumn Journey de Priscilla Cummings2000
The Ghost of Fossil Glen de Cynthia DeFelice2000
My Life as a Fifth-Grade Comedian de Elizabeth Levy2000
A Season of Comebacks de Kathy Mackel2000
White Water de P.J. Petersen2000
The Kidnappers : A Mystery de Willo Davis Roberts2000
For Your Eyes Only! de Joanne Rocklin2000
Bug Boy de Carol Sonenklar2000
Frindle de Andrew Clements1999
Tornado de Betsy Byars1999
Olympic Dream (Matt Christopher Sports Classics) de Matt Christopher1999
Yolonda's Genius de Carol Fenner1999
Earthquake Terror de Peg Kehret1999
Junebug de Alice Mead1999
Shiloh Season de Phyllis Reynolds Naylor1999
Clara and the Hoodoo Man de Elizabeth Partridge1999
Danger Along the Ohio de Patricia Willis1999
Later, Gator de Laurence Yep1999
The 13th Floor: A Ghost Story de Sid Fleischman1998
Egg-Drop Blues de Jacqueline Turner Banks1998
Tarantula Shoes de Tom Birdseye1998
Buzzard Breath de Marty Crisp1998
Utterly Yours, Booker Jones de Betsy Duffey1998
Fig Pudding de Ralph Fletcher1998
Dog Friday de Hilary McKay1998
Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns de Mary Quattlebaum1998
The Well de Mildred D. Taylor1998
Blackwater Swamp de Bill Wallace1998
Time for Andrew: A Ghost Story de Mary Downing Hahn1997
Willie, the Frog Prince de C. S. Adler1997
The In-Between Days de Eve Bunting1997
The Light on Hogback Hill de Cynthia DeFelice1997
Sable de Karen Hesse1997
Danger at the Fair de Peg Kehret1997
The Toilet Paper Tigers de Gordon Korman1997
Seven Spiders Spinning de Gregory Maguire1997
The Fear Place de Phyllis Reynolds Naylor1997
Mayfield Crossing de Vaunda Micheaux Nelson1997
The Magnificent Mummy Maker de Elvira Woodruff1997
The Ghosts of Mercy Manor de Betty Ren Wright1997
Ghosts Don't Get Goosebumps de Elvira Woodruff1996
My Name Is Brain Brian (Apple Paperbacks) de Jeanne Betancourt1996
Undercover Tailback de Matt Christopher1996
Jim Ugly de Sid Fleischman1996
The Cuckoo Child de Dick King-Smith1996
Yang the Youngest and his Terrible Ear de Lensey Namioka1996
The Sub de P.J. Petersen1996
Life's a Funny Proposition, Horatio de Barbara Garland Polikoff1996
The Curse of the Trouble Dolls de Dian Curtis Regan1996
Backyard Dragon de Betsy Sterman1996
Front Porch Stories: at the One-Room School de Eleanora E. Tate1996
The Great Summer Camp Catastrophe de Jean Van Leeuwen1996
Fourth Grade Rats de Jerry Spinelli1995
Devil's Bridge de Cynthia DeFelice1995
My Stepfather Shrank! de Barbara Dillon1995
A Boy in the Doghouse de Betsy Duffey1995
Juliet Fisher and the Foolproof Plan de Natalie Honeycutt1995
The Night the Bells Rang (Puffin Chapters) de Natalie Kinsey-Warnock1995
Attaboy, Sam! de Lois Lowry1995
Scared Stiff de Willo Davis Roberts1995
Children of the Fire de Harriette Gillem Robinet1995
Colt de Nancy Springer1995
Sophie and the Sidewalk Man de Stephanie S. Tolan1995
Bringing Nettie Back de Nancy Hope Wilson1995
Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher de Bruce Coville1994
Grandpa Jake And The Grand Christmas de Mildred Ames1994
Wanted...Mud Blossom de Betsy Byars1994
Skateboard Tough de Matt Christopher1994
Nekomah Creek de Linda Crew1994
The Boonsville Bombers de Alison Cragin Herzig1994
Class President de Johanna Hurwitz1994
Orp Goes to the Hoop (An Avon Camelot Book) de Suzy Kline1994
Escape from Slavery: Five Journeys to Freedom de Doreen Rappaport1994
Jace the Ace de Joanne Rocklin1994
Finding Buck McHenry de Alfred Slote1994
Stepbrother Sabotage de Sally Wittman1994
Fudge-a-Mania de Judy Blume1993
Strider de Beverly Cleary1993
On the Far Side of the Mountain de Jean Craighead George1993
The Doll in the Garden: A Ghost Story de Mary Downing Hahn1993
Toughboy and Sister de Kirkpatrick Hill1993
Ace: The Very Important Pig de Dick King-Smith1993
Shiloh de Phyllis Reynolds Naylor1993
Truckers de Terry Pratchett1993
The Trading Game de Alfred Slote1993
Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.! de Eleanora Tate1993
Totally Disgusting! de Bill Wallace1993
Wizard's Hall de Jane Yolen1993


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