Maud Hart Lovelace Award Winners & ’08 Nominees

MYRA is happy to announce the winners for the 2006-2007 Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award:

Division 1 (grades 3-5):  Escaping the Giant Wave by Peg Kehret

Division 2 (grades 6-8): Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements

2007-2008 Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award Nominees:


Bauer, Marion Dane      A Bear Named Trouble   

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker      Halfway to the Sky

Cooper, Susan   The Magician’s Boy     

Creech, Sharon  Ruby Holler    

Durbin, Will    Blackwater Ben 

Feinstein, John Last Shot      

Hannigan, Katherine     Ida B…and her plans to maximize fun, avoid disaster, and (possibly) save the world     

Meddaugh, Susan Lulu’s Hat     

Roberts, Diane  Made You Look  

Van Draanen, Wendelin   Shredderman: Secret Identity   

Woodson, Jacqueline     Locomotion     

Yee, Lisa       Millicent Min: Girl Genius     



Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker      Halfway to the Sky     

Bruchac, Joseph Code Talker    

Choldenko, Gennifer     Al Capone Does My Shirts       

Creech, Sharon  Ruby Holler    

Cummings, Priscilla     Red Kayak      

Durbin, Will    Blackwater Ben 

Ehrenhaft, Daniel       Last Dog on Earth      

Feinstein, John Last Shot      

Hale, Shannon   Goose Girl     

Shusterman, Neal        Schwa Was Here 

Sonnenblick, Jordan     Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie   

Woods, Brenda   *Emako Blue

*Titles marked with asterisks have mature themes or language that may not be appropriate for all Division 2 readers.

Please consider joining MYRA and participating in our Minnesota choice book award, Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award.  For more information visit our web site,

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