Saturday, February 9, 2008

2008-09 Young Hoosier Book Award Nominees at the Odon Library

Pictures Books

  • Aliens are Coming! The True Account of the 1938 War of the Worlds Radio Broadcast by Megan McCarthy
  • The Boy Who Loved Words by Roni Schotter
  • Carmine: A Little More Red by Melissa Sweet
  • Count Me a Rhyme: Animal Poems by the Number by Jane Yolen
  • Dad, Jackie and Me by Myron Ulbert
  • The Great Fuzz Frenzy by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel
  • Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert
  • Letters From a Desperate Dog by Eileen Christelow
  • Lilly’s Big Day by Kevin Henkes
  • Over in the Ocean in a Coral Reef by Marianne Barkes
  • Rosa by Nikki Giovanni
  • The Shivers in the Fridge by Fran Manushkin
  • The Tortoise and the Hare Race Again by Dan Bernstein
  • Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson

Intermediate Books

  • Defiance by Valerie Hobbs
  • Free Baseball by Sue Corbett
  • The Ghost’s Grave by Peg Kehret
  • The Hero Revealed by William Boniface
  • The Homework Machine by Dan Gutman
  • Into the Firestorm by Deborah Hopkinson
  • The Legend of Hong Kil Dong, the Robin Hood of Korea by Anne Sibley O’Brien
  • My Librarian is a Camel: How Books Are Brought to Children Around the World by Margaret Ruurs
  • Room One: A Mystery or Two by Andrew Clements
  • Rules by Cynthia Lord
  • The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs by Betty G. Birney
  • Tour America: A Journey Through Poems and Art by Diane Siebert
  • Water Street by Patricia Reilly Giff
Middle Grades

  • Alabama Moon by Watt Key
  • Black Duck by Janet Taylor Lisle
  • Day of Tears: A Novel in Dialogue by Julius Lester
  • Down the Rabbit Hole: An Echo Falls Mystery by Peter Abrahams
  • Escape! The Story of the Great Houdini by Sid Fleischman
  • Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
  • Gentle’s Holler by Kerry Madden
  • Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson
  • Heat by Mike Lupica
  • Jumping the Scratch by Sarah Weeks
  • The Legend of Bass Reeves: Being the True Account of the Most Valiant Marshal in the West by Gary Paulsen
  • The Lighthouse Land by Adrian McKinty
  • The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
  • Listening for Lions by Gloria Whelan
  • Penny From Heaven by Jennifer L. Holm
  • Runaway by Wendelin Van Draanen
  • Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata