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Maud Hart Lovelace Nominees 2014-2015: Division II
These books are Division II (Grades 6 - 8) nominees for the Maud Hart Lovelace Award. Kids in Minnesota schools pick the winner every spring. See Division I nominees for more titles.
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  Cover Art: Wild Life DeFelice, Cynthia C.
Wild Life
When twelve-year-old Eric's parents are deployed to Iraq, he goes to live with grandparents he hardly knows in small-town North Dakota, but his grandfather's hostility and the threat of losing the dog he has rescued are too much and Eric runs away.
177 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Belly Up Gibbs, Stuart
Belly Up
Twelve-year-old Teddy investigates when a popular Texas zoo's star attraction--Henry the hippopotamus--is murdered.
294 p. 2010
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Breathing Room Hayles, Marsha.
Breathing Room
In 1940, thirteen-year-old Evvy Hoffmeister and her newfound friends struggle to get well at Loon Lake Sanatorium, where they are being treated for tuberculosis.
244 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Chomp Hiaasen, Carl
Chomp
When the difficult star of the reality television show "Expedition Survival" disappears while filming an episode in the Florida Everglades using animals from the wildlife refuge run by Wahoo Crane's family, Wahoo and classmate Tuna Gordon set out to find him while avoiding Tuna's gun-happy father.
290 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Ghost Dog Secrets Kehret, Peg
Ghost Dog Secrets
Sixth-grader Rusty, determined to help an injured dog that is chained outdoors in frigid weather, calls animal control then takes matters into his own hands, aided by his best friend and a ghost collie that leads Rusty to an even deeper secret. Includes instructions for knitting cat blankets.
184 p. 2010
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Icefall Kirby, Matthew J.
Icefall
Princess Solveig and her siblings are trapped in a hidden fortress tucked between towering mountains and a frozen fjord, along with her best friend and an army of restless soldiers, all awaiting news of the king's victory in battle, but as they wait for winter's end and the all-encompassing ice to break, acts of treachery make it clear that a traitor lurks in their midst.
325 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Cinder Meyer, Marissa
Cinder
As plague ravages the overcrowded Earth, observed by a ruthless lunar people, Cinder, a gifted mechanic and cyborg, becomes involved with handsome Prince Kai and must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect the world in this futuristic take on the Cinderella story.
390 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The False Prince Nielsen, Jennifer A.
The False Prince
In the country of Carthya, a devious nobleman engages four orphans in a brutal competition to be selected to impersonate the king's long-missing son in an effort to avoid a civil war.
342 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Heart of a Samurai : Based On the True Story of Manjiro Nakahama Preus, Margi
Heart of a Samurai : Based On the True Story of Manjiro Nakahama
In 1841, rescued by an American whaler after a terrible shipwreck leaves him and his four companions castaways on a remote island, fourteen-year-old Manjiro, who dreams of becoming a samurai, learns new laws and customs as he becomes the first Japanese person to set foot in the United States.
301 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Words in the Dust Reedy, Trent
Words in the Dust
Zulaikha, a thirteen-year-old girl in Afghanistan, faces a series of frightening but exhilirating changes in her life as she defies her father and secretly meets with an old woman who teaches her to read, her older sister gets married, and American troops offer her surgery to fix her disfiguring cleft lip.
266 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Liar & Spy Stead, Rebecca
Liar & Spy
Seventh-grader Georges adjusts to moving from a house to an apartment, his father's efforts to start a new business, his mother's extra shifts as a nurse, being picked on at school, and Safer, a boy who wants his help spying on another resident of their building.
180 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: My Life as a Book Tashjian, Janet
My Life as a Book
Dubbed a "reluctant reader" by his teacher, twelve-year-old Derek spends summer vacation learning important lessons even though he does not complete his summer reading list.
211 p. 2010
Children's Fiction Book
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