Presentation on theme: "GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Georgia Peach Award Mission Promote reading and literacy skills Bring an awareness of reading to teens Promote quality."— Presentation transcript:
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Georgia Peach Award Mission Promote reading and literacy skills Bring an awareness of reading to teens Promote quality literature for young adults Promote an awareness of contemporary literature Encourage teens to read for fun Supporting Organizations: GLA, GLMA, GAE, Georgia Public Library Service, Instructional Technology and Media, Georgia Department of Education
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Book Selection Criteria Consideration will be given to genre diversity, gender representation, racial/ethnic diversity, and diversity of cultural, social, political, economic, and religious viewpoints. Focus is young adult literature and must be reading level and of interest to high school age students, ages 15-18. Books must be free of negative stereotyping. Books must have literary merit. List will include a range of reading levels and interests and may include up to five adult books of young adult appeal and up to five non-fiction books. Titles must be in print & published in the past five years.
Reminder: You do not have to order every single title, only you know the climate of your school and your community. Books still must go through your school/county media committee.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Nominees The committee will select a list of twenty titles from which teens will vote/ rate books read to select the winner. Voting will be done through high schools and public libraries For each book read, students will give the book a rating from 0(low) to 4(high) The committee will tally the votes and announce the Peach Award winner and two Honor books in the spring.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Promotional Ideas for Libraries Book displays with voting box Get Language Arts Teachers involved Daily announcements Teen programs such as a Teen Book Club where teens read and discuss the nominees Listing of nominees in brochures, flyers, bookmarks, newsletters, etc. Use ready-made Booktalks and Reading Discussion Guides from website Listing of nominees on library catalogs, blogs, & websites
Winner 2010 Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins GA Peach Book Award for Teen Readers GA Peach Book Award for Teen Readers
2010 Honor Book: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
2010 Honor Book: Thirteen Reason Why by Jay Asher
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 After by Amy Efaw In complete denial that she is pregnant, straight- A student and star athlete Devon Davenport leaves her baby in the trash to die, and after the baby is discovered, Devon is accused of attempted murder.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Bonechiller by Graham McNamee A soul-stealing beast of the ice attacks Danny, who enlists three friends to face off against this demon linked to disappearing teens from a small Ontario town for centuries. Two will lose themselves to the creature if they cant understand and defeat him in time.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Brutal by Michael Harmon Forced to leave Los Angeles for life in a quiet California wine town with a father she has never known, rebellious 16-year- old Poe Holly rails against a high school system that allows elite students special privileges and tolerates bullying of those who are different.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Burn by Suzanne Phillips Bullied constantly during his freshman year in high school, Cameron's anger and isolation grow, leading to violent, destructive, and even deadly consequences.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Carter Finally Gets It by Brent Crawford Awkward freshman Will Carter endures many painful moments during his first year of high school before realizing that nothing good comes easily, focus is everything, and the payoff can be incredible.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau Banksby E. Lockhart The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau Banks by E. Lockhart Smart, witty female Frankie attempts to take on or even take over a secret, all- male society at her exclusive prep school, and her antics may unsettle not just the smug boys from the group but affect her own life forever.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Dream Factory by Brad Barkley & Heather Hepler After the costumed character actors at Disney World go on strike, teenagers Ella, Luke, and Cassie replace them, giving them an opportunity to learn about love, the amusement park, and themselves.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith Ida Mae Jones is a Louisiana girl who longs to be a pilot when America enters World War II. She is pretty and smart, but she has two huge strikes against her. She is black AND a woman, but if she can pass as white, she can at least fly.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan Through twists and turns of fate, orphaned Mary seeks knowledge of life, love, and especially what lies beyond her walled village and the surrounding forest, where dwell the Unconsecrated, aggressive flesh- eating people who were once dead.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Hold Still by Nina LaCour Caitlin wrestles with her feelings of devastation and helplessness after her friend Ingrid commits suicide, and she turns to her family and newfound friends for help while encountering love, broadening her horizons, and using Ingrid's journal to heal.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 If I Stay: A Novel by Gayle Forman While in a coma following an automobile accident that killed her parents and younger brother, seventeen-year-old Mia, a gifted cellist, weighs whether to live with her grief--or join her family in death, leaving her boyfriend and the world.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Jerk, California by Jonathan Friesen Plagued by Tourette's syndrome and a stepfather who despises him, Sam meets an old man in his small Minnesota town who sends him on a road trip designed to help him discover the truth about his life.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 King of the Screwups King of the Screwups by K.L. Going Liam Geller is one of the most popular boys in school but can't seem to do anything right in the eyes of his father; so he goes to live with his homosexual, rocker uncle who helps him to understand that there is much more to him than his father will ever see.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Muchacho by LouAnne Johnson Living in a neighborhood of drug dealers and gangs in New Mexico, high school junior Eddie Corazon, a juvenile delinquent-in- training, falls in love with a girl who inspires him to rethink his life and his choices.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley Terra, a sensitive, artistic high school senior born with a facial port-wine stain, struggles with issues of inner and outer beauty with the help of a new Goth friend named Jacob.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 The Orange Houses by Paul Griffin Tamika, a 15-year-old hearing-impaired girl; Jimmi, an 18-year-old veteran who stopped taking his anti-psychotic medication; and sixteen-year-old Fatima, an illegal immigrant from Africa, meet and connect in their Bronx, New York neighborhood with devastating results.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater In all the years she has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house, Grace has been particularly drawn to an unusual yellow- eyed wolf who, in his turn, has been watching her with increasing intensity.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Skinned by Robin Wasserman Lia Kahn's family pays for the most advanced medical technology to save her when her body is devastated in a horrible accident, but when the operations are complete, Lia remains alive, but her body does not.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson Eighteen-year-old Lia comes to terms with her best friend's death from anorexia as she struggles with the same disorder.
GA Peach Book Award Nominee 2010-2011 The Year We Disappeared: A Father-Daughter Memoir by Cylin & John Busby Father and daughter share their memories of the challenges they faced after being forced to go into hiding in order to protect themselves from a killer who had already shot John, a police officer, once and was determined to finish the job.