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An award for Minnesota authors and illustrators which began in 1988, currently coordinated by The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library. Check the Nominees list for more titles.

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  Cover Art: Am I Blue?: Coming Out from the Silence Am I Blue?: Coming Out from the Silence
A collection of 16 short stories about the GLBTQ experience by such authors as Bruce Coville, M.E. Kerr, William Sleator, and Jane Yolen.
1994
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: What's Your Story?: a Young Person's Guide to Writing Fiction Bauer, Marion Dane
What's Your Story?: a Young Person's Guide to Writing Fiction
Discusses how to write fiction, exploring such aspects as characters, plot, point of view, dialogue, endings, and revising.
1992
Teen Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Curse of a Winter Moon Casanova, Mary
Curse of a Winter Moon
...Marius must postpone his apprenticeship to care for his six-year-old brother, whose birth took their mother's life, and who the villagers, backed by the Church, believe will become a loup garou -- a werewolf.
2000
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Sees Behind Trees Dorris, Michael
Sees Behind Trees
A Native American boy with a special gift to see beyond his poor eyesight journeys with an old warrior to a land of mystery and beauty.
1996
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Broken Blade Durbin, William
The Broken Blade
In 1800, a teenage boy from Montreal must replace his injured father as a voyageur.
1997
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: With or Without You Farrey, Brian
With or Without You
When eighteen-year-old best friends Evan and Davis of Madison, Wisconsin, join a community center group called "chasers" to gain acceptance and knowledge of gay history, there may be fatal consequences.
2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Dove Song Franklin, Kristine L.
Dove Song
When an 11 year old girl learns her father is missing in Vietnam, she and her 13 year old brother must learn to cope with their despair.
1999
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Blank Confession Hautman, Pete
Blank Confession
A new and enigmatic student named Shayne appears at high school one day, befriends the smallest boy in the school, and takes on a notorious drug dealer before turning himself in to the police for killing someone.
2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Godless Hautman, Pete
Godless
When sixteen-year-old Jason Bock and his friends create their own religion to worship the town's water tower, what started out as a joke begins to take on a power of its own.
2005
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Sweetblood Hautman, Pete
Sweetblood
After a lifetime of being a model student, sixteen-year-old Lucy Szabo is suddenly in trouble at school, at home, with the proto-vampires she has met online and in person, and most of all with her uncontrolled diabetes.
2003
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Nothing Special Herbach, Geoff
Nothing Special
Continues the story of Wisconsin teenager and high school football player Felton Reinstein (begun in "Stupid Fast"), how he relates to his friends Gus and Aleah, and what he does when his little brother Andrew runs away on his way to orchestra camp.
2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Northern Lights : the Stories of Minnesota's Past Kenney, Dave
Northern Lights : the Stories of Minnesota's Past
Surveys the history of Minnesota from the Ice Age through the end of the twentieth century, with Investigations which encourage the examination of primary source documents and use of proper historical methods.
2003
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Twelve Long Months Malloy, Brian
Twelve Long Months
From the end of her senior year at Minnesota's Le Seur High School through her first year as a physics major at Columbia University, Molly Swain finds the inner strength and good friends to help her cope with huge challenges, including learning that the boy she loves is gay.
2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: All Rivers Flow to the Sea McGhee, Alison
All Rivers Flow to the Sea
After a car accident in the Adirondacks leaves her older sister Ivy brain-dead, seventeen-year-old Rose struggles with her grief and guilt as she slowly learns to let her sister go.
2007
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Zazoo Mosher, Richard
Zazoo
Amid old secrets revealed and rifts healed, a thirteen-year-old Vietnamese orphan raised in rural France by her aging Grand-Pierre learns about life, death, and love.
2001
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Hatchet Paulsen, Gary
Hatchet
After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.
1987
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Soldier's Heart : a Novel of the Civil War Paulsen, Gary
Soldier's Heart : a Novel of the Civil War
Eager to enlist, fifteen-year-old Charley has a change of heart after experiencing both the physical horrors and mental anguish of Civil War combat.
1998
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Woodsong Paulsen, Gary
Woodsong
For a rugged outdoor man and his family, life in northern Minnesota is a wild experience involving wolves, deer, and the sled dogs that make their way of life possible. Includes an account of the author's first Iditarod, a dogsled race across Alaska.
2002
Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
  Cover Art: The Good Path : Ojibwe Learning and Activity Book for Kids Peacock, Thomas D.
The Good Path : Ojibwe Learning and Activity Book for Kids
A history of the Ojibwe culture which focuses on the teachings of the Good Path, nine core values that are the fundamental basis of Ojibwe philosophy.
2002
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Firestorm Schultz, Jan Neubert
Firestorm
Maggie hates moving from beautiful Superior, Wisconsin, to dusty Hinckley, Minnesota, in 1894, until she almost loses her family to a forest fire that sweeps through the town.
2002
Children's Fiction Book
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