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Maud Hart Lovelace Award Nominees 2013-2014: Division I
Minnesota kids vote for the best book in March 2014. see Division II nominees.
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  Cover Art: Cinderella Smith Barden, Stephanie
Cinderella Smith
Cast off by her old friends, Cinderella agrees to help a new student deal with the stepsisters she will soon have, and meantime, a former friend tries to prevent Cinderella from dancing the lead in their tap recital.
148 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Close to Famous Bauer, Joan
Close to Famous
Twelve-year-old Foster McFee and her mother escape from her mother's abusive boyfriend and end up in the small town of Culpepper, West Virginia, where they use their strengths and challenge themselves to build a new life, with the help of the friends they make there.
250 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Quarterback Season Bowen, Fred
Quarterback Season
As a school assignment, eighth-grader Matt Monroe keeps a journal about his team's football season.
132 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Because of Mr. Terupt Buyea, Rob
Because of Mr. Terupt
Seven fifth-graders at Snow Hill School in Connecticut relate how their lives are changed for the better by "rookie teacher" Mr. Terupt.
269 p. 2010
Children's Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: The Klipfish Code Casanova, Mary
The Klipfish Code
Sent with her younger brother to God?y Island to live with her aunt and grandfather after Germans bomb Norway in 1940, ten-year-old Merit longs to join her parents in the Resistance and when her aunt, a teacher, is taken away two years later, she resents even more the Nazis' presence and her grandfather's refusal to oppose them. Includes historical facts and glossary.
227 p. 2007
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Trouble with Chickens : a J.J. Tully Mystery Cronin, Doreen
The Trouble with Chickens : a J.J. Tully Mystery
A hard-bitten former search-and-rescue dog helps solve a complicated missing chicken case.
119 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Out of My Mind 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
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Turtle in Paradise Holm, Jennifer L.
Turtle in Paradise
In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida.
191 p. 2010
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Mike Stellar : Nerves of Steel Holt, K. A.
Mike Stellar : Nerves of Steel
Mike is suspicious when his family joins an expedition to Mars at the last minute, and his fears are confirmed when all of the adults on the colonizing mission, including his parents, begin to act strangely.
262 p. 2009
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Night Fairy Schlitz, Laura Amy
The Night Fairy
When Flory the night fairy's wings are accidentally broken and she cannot fly, she has to learn to do everything differently.
117 p. 2010
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Milo : Sticky Notes and Brain Freeze Silberberg, Alan.
Milo : Sticky Notes and Brain Freeze
In love with the girl he sneezed on the first day of school and best pals with Marshall, the "One Eyed Jack" of friends, seventh-grader Milo Cruikshank misses his mother whose death has changed everything at home.
275 p. 2010
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: One Crazy Summer Williams-Garcia, Rita
One Crazy Summer
In the summer of 1968, after traveling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp.
218 p. 2010
Children's Fiction Book
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