Iowa Book Awards

March 18, 2009

Yesterday I was at Barnes & Noble and noticed that they had a display for the three Iowa 2009-2010 book awards.  I’m not sure exactly when they’re released, but I was excited to see them.  I love booklists!  Here they are…

Iowa Children’s Choice Award:
One-Handed Catch — M.J.  Auch (2006)
Surprises According to Humphrey — Betty G. Birney (2008)
The Black Tower — Betsy Byars (2006)
No Talking — Andrew Clements (2007)
The Lemonade War — Jacqueline Davies (2007)
Julia’s Kitchen — Brenda A. Ferber (2006)
Eleven — Patricia Reilly Giff (2008)
The Liberation of Gabriel King — K.L. Going (2007)
The Homework Machine — Dan Gutman (2006)
Double Identity — Margaret Peterson Haddix (2007)
Winnie at Her Best — Jennifer Richard Jacobson (2006)
The Year of the Dog: A Novel — Grace Lin (2007)
A Dog’s Life: The Autobiography of a Stray — Ann M. Martin (2006)
Snap: A Novel — Alison McGhee (2006)
A Friendship for Today — Patricia C. McKissack (2007)
Patience, Princess Catherine — Carolyn Meyer (2005)
Being Teddy Roosevelt — Claudia Mills (2007)
The Invention of Hugo Cabret — Brian Selznick (2007)
The Friskative Dog — Susan Straight (2007)
A Crooked Kind of Perfect — Linda Urban (2007)
Way Down Deep — Ruth White (2007)
Someone Named Eva — Joan M. Wolf (2007)
What I Call Life — Jill Wolfson (2005)
15 Minutes — Steve Young (2006)

Iowa High School Book Award:
For One More Day — Mitch Albom (2006)
City of Bones — Cassandra Clare (2007)
Deadline — Chris Crutcher (2007)
Blue Bloods — Melissa De la Cruz (2006)
Fade to Black — Alex Flinn (2006)
Burned — Ellen Hopkins (2006)
Four Days to Glory: Wrestling with the Soul of the American Heartland — Mark Kreidler (2007)
Nineteen Minutes — Jodi Picoult (2007)
Dear John — Nicholas Sparks (2006)
Knights of the Hill Country — Tim Tharp (2006)
Blind Faith — Ellen Wittlinger (2006)
The Book Thief — Markus Zusak (2005)

Iowa Teen Award:
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian — Sherman Alexie (2007)
The Looking Glass Wars — Frank Beddor (2006)
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas — John Boyne (2006)
We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Pact Led to Success — Sampson Davis (2006)
Gym Candy — Carl Deuker (2007)
Cover-up: Mystery at the Super Bowl — John Feinstein (2007)
Invisible — Pete Hautman (2006)
Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam — Cynthia Kadohata (2007)
Side Effects — Amy Goldman Koss (2006)
Hattie Big Sky — Kirby Larson (2006)
Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life — Wendy Mass (2006)
A Small White Scar — K.A. Nuzum (2006)
Peak — Roland Smith (2007)
Kipling’s Choice — Geert Spillebeen (2007)
The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp — Rick Yancey (2005)