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Maud Hart Lovelace Award Winners
Best books chosen by Minnesota students in grades 6-8 each year for the Maud Hart Lovelace Award.
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  Cover Art: Out of My Mind 2014
Draper, Sharon M.
Out of My Mind
Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.
295 p. 2010
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Matched 2013
Condie, Allyson Braithwaite
Matched
All her life, Cassia has never had a choice. The Society dictates everything: when and how to play, where to work, where to live, what to eat and wear, when to die, and most importantly to Cassia as she turns 17, who to marry. When she is Matched with her best friend Xander, things couldn't be more perfect. But why did her neighbor Ky's face show up on her match disk as well?
369 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Stolen Children 2012
Kehret, Peg
Stolen Children
Amy's babysitting course taught first-aid, how to bathe a baby, and tips for a happy bedtime. It did not cover what to do if two thugs show up, intent on stealing the baby.
165 p. 2008
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Deep and Dark and Dangerous : a Ghost Story 2011
Hahn, Mary Downing
Deep and Dark and Dangerous : a Ghost Story
When thirteen-year-old Ali spends the summer with her aunt and cousin at the family's vacation home, she stumbles upon a secret that her mother and aunt have been hiding for over thirty years.
187 p. 2007
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: I'd Tell You I Love You but Then I'd Have to Kill You 2010
Carter, Ally
I'd Tell You I Love You but Then I'd Have to Kill You
As a sophomore at a secret spy school and the daughter of a former CIA operative, Cammie is sheltered from "normal teenage life" until she meets a local boy while on a class surveillance mission.
284 p. 2006
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Lightning Thief 2009
Riordan, Rick
The Lightning Thief
Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson learns he is a demigod, the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea. His mother sends him to a summer camp for demigods where he and his new friends set out on a quest to prevent a war between the gods.
377 p. 2005
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Drums Girls & Dangerous Pie 2008
Sonnenblick, Jordan
Drums Girls & Dangerous Pie
When his younger brother is diagnosed with leukemia, thirteen-year-old Steven tries to deal with his complicated emotions, his school life, and his desire to support his family.
273 p. 2006
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Things Not Seen 2007
Clements, Andrew
Things Not Seen
When fifteen-year-old Bobby wakes up and finds himself invisible, he and his parents and his new blind friend Alicia try to find out what caused his condition and how to reverse it.
251 p. 2002
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Hoot 2006
Hiaasen, Carl
Hoot
Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.
292 p. 2002
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Zach's Lie 2005
Smith, Roland
Zach's Lie
When Jack Osborne is befriended by his school's custodian and a Basque girl, he begins to adjust to his family's sudden move to Elko, Nevada, after entering the Witness Security Program, but the drug cartel against which his father will testify is determined to track them down.
211 p. 2001
Teen Fiction Book
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