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Mississippi Magnolia Awards2015 Nominations
9th-12th grades
  • A Children's Choice Award for the State of
    Mississippi 
  •  
  • Mission To introduce the children of Mississippi
    to current children's literature and instill a
    love of reading.  
  • Children in grades K-12 who are students in
    Mississippi are eligible to participate. They
    will read the books and turn their votes in to
    their teacher, librarian, or other adult at an
    authorized voting site, who will then cast the
    votes electronically. Voting will be held in
    February, with winners announced at the Fay B.
    Kaigler Children's Book Festival. 

2
45 Pounds (More or Less) by Kelly Barson   
  • Here are the numbers of Ann Galardi's life She
    is 16.And a size 17. Her perfect mother is a
    size 6. Her aunt Jackie is getting married in 10
    weeksand wants Ann to be the bridesmaid.So Ann
    makes up her mindTime to lose 45 pounds (more
    or less)in two and a half months.

3
Eleanor Park by Rainbow Rowell 
  • Eleanor Park reminded me not just what its
    like to be young and in love with a girl, but
    also what its like to be young and in love with
    a book.John Green, The New York Times Book
    Review
  • Bono met his wife in high school, Park says.So
    did Jerry Lee Lewis, Eleanor answers.Im not
    kidding, he says.You should be, she says, were
    16.What about Romeo and Juliet?Shallow,
    confused, then dead.I love you, Park
    says.Wherefore art thou, Eleanor answers.Im
    not kidding, he says.You should be.
  • Set over the course of one school year in
    1986, this is the story of two star-crossed
    misfitssmart enough to know that first love
    almost never lasts, but brave and desperate
    enough to try. When Eleanor meets Park, youll
    remember your own first loveand just how hard it
    pulled you under. 

4
Every Day by David Levithan
  • Theres never any warning about where it will be
    or who it will be. A has made peace with that,
    even established guidelines by which to live
    Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do
    not interfere. Its all fine until the morning
    that A wakes up in the body of Justin and meets
    Justins girlfriend, Rhiannon. From that moment,
    the rules by which A has been living no longer
    apply. Because finally A has found someone he
    wants to be withday in, day out, day after day

5
Orleans by Sherri L. Smith 
  • After a string of devastating hurricanes and a
    severe outbreak of Delta Fever, the Gulf Coast
    has been quarantined. Years later, residents of
    the Outer States are under the assumption that
    life in the Delta is all but extinctbut in
    reality, a new primitive society has been born.
    Fen de la Guerre is living with the O-Positive
    blood tribe in the Delta when they are ambushed.
    Left with her tribe leaders newborn, Fen is
    determined to get the baby to a better life over
    the wall before her blood becomes tainted. Fen
    soon meets Daniel, a scientist from the Outer
    States who has snuck into the Delta illegally.
    Navigating the Orleans wilderness, they form an
    unlikely bond and, in the end, may be each
    others last hope for survival.

6
Since You Asked...  by Maurene Goo
  •  No, no one asked, but Holly Kim will tell you
    what she thinks anyway. Fifteen-year-old Holly
    Kim is the copyeditor for her high school's
    newspaper. When she accidentally submits an
    article that rips everyone to shreds, she gets
    her own column and rants her way through the
    school year. Can she survive homecoming,
    mean-girl cliques, jocks, secret admirers,
    Valentine's Day, and other high school
    embarrassments, all while struggling to balance
    her...
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