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Jun 17 2008

Book it to vote!

by Heather S

Peachgraphic_2 Calling all teens, you are not too young to vote in one election this year!  You can vote at the library and decide which book will be victorious in the race for the 2008-2009 Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers.  Be sure to carefully evaluate each candidate, because Pollsters are predicting a fierce competition for top book.  Cast your ballot before March 19, 2009.   

The twenty candidates listed on the ballot for the Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers are:

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Absolutely Positively Not by David LaRochelle
American Born Chinese by Gene Yang
Boot Camp by Todd Strasser
The Boyfriend List by E. Lockhart
Copper Sun by Sharon Draper
Epic by Conor Kostick
Gingerbread by Rachel Cohn
Impulse by Ellen Hopkins
Keturah and Lord Death by Martine Leavitt
Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeiffer
Notes From the Midnight Driver by Jordan Sonnenblick
Plain J.A.N.E.S. by Cecil Castellucci
Right Behind You by Gail Giles
Rucker Park Setup by Paul Volponi
Side Effects by Amy Goldman Koss
Sold by Patricia McCormick
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld    

To find candidates at your local library, check their availability!

 

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