And the winner is…
The votes have been counted and 70,000 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 – Dog vs. Cat by Chris Gall
Grades 4-6 – The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm
Graphic Novels Grades 4-6 – El Deafo by CeCe Bell
Grades 6-9 –The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
High School – The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
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.