ABE Award

In Illinois they have something the ISLMA (Illinois School Library Media Association) has a list of books they put out and then if your school registers the kids are able to vote for their favorite book. A lot of times the kids get extra credit in class if they read the books and then do a book talk. Can you imagine getting extra credit for some of these books. I don't remember them doing this when I was in high school. So I thought the list was pretty interesting for next year (just released). Some great books on the list. I remember The Hunger Games and City of Bones winning a few years back. The winner for this year will be announced on the 20th.

2013 ABE AWARD MASTER LIST
Anna & the French KissStephanie Perkins
Bruiser Neal Shusterman
The Chosen OneCarol Lynch Williams 
Clockwork AngelCassandra Clare 
Dark SongGail Giles  
Finnikin of the RockMelina Marchetta
The HelpKathryn Stockett 
ImpossibleNancy Werlin
ImpulseEllen Hopkins 
LeviathanScott Westerfeld 
Little BrotherCory Doctorow
Lockdown: Escape from FurnaceAlexander G. Smith
MatchedAlly Condie
The MonstrumologistRick Yancey 
North of BeautifulJustina Chen Headley
ParanormalcyKiersten White  
Rikers HighPaul Volponi
Ship Breaker Paolo Bacigalupi
The Sky is EverywhereJandy Nelson
Thirteen Reasons WhyJay Asher 
War Sebastian Junger 
Will Grayson, Will Grayson John Green & David Levithan
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About Jen S

I love books, tea/coffee(by the gallon) and sour candy. I wear my nerd badge with pride and have two children ages 5 and 3 that keep me on my toes.
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