The votes have been counted and 73,000 students from across the state have selected their favorite books as part the Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award program. The student selections are:
Picture Book – The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
Grades 4-6 – Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein
Graphic Novels Grades 4-6 – Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity by Dave Roman
Grades 6-9 –On the Day I Died: Stories from the Grave by Candace Fleming
High School – Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Congratulations to our winning authors and publishers and to the students, teachers, and librarians who every year make the program such a resounding success. This year we welcomed numerous first-time participating schools and students.