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  • Writer's pictureBrittany Tignor

Get ready to read!

Maryland Association of School Librarians has announced the 10 Black-Eyed Susan Nominees. The Black-Eyed Susan Book Award is a student choice award for the state of Maryland that has been awarded each year since 1992. The award seeks to promote literacy and lifelong reading habits by encouraging students to read quality, contemporary literature.

Reading committees of school and public librarians, and other interested members of the Maryland Association of School Librarians (MASL) meet to determine which books will be nominated and placed on student reading lists.

The high school nominees are:

  • Acevedo, Elizabeth – Clap When You Land

  • Brown, Roseanne – A Song of Wraiths and Ruin

  • Callender, Kacen – Felix Ever After

  • Chee, Traci – We Are Not Free

  • Jackson, Holly – A Good Girl's Guide to Murder

  • Johnson, Leah – You Should See Me in a Crown

  • Khorram, Adib – Darius the Great Is Not Okay

  • Klune, T.J. – The House in the Cerulean Sea

  • Longo, Jennifer – What I Carry

  • Rowell, Rainbow; Hicks, Faith Erin, illus – Pumpkinheads

Check out the nominees for other grades at or head to SHHS's Destiny Discover Collection to place your book on hold today!

Happy Reading!

Mrs. Tignor

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