2012 Nominees

Here are the 2012 NYSRA Charlotte Award nominees!  Click on hyperlinked titles, authors, and illustrators (underlined) for resources for the book.

Complete Ballot

2012 Ballot (2)

Primary (Grades preK-2)

Bubble Trouble (Mahy and Dunbar)

City Dog, Country Frog (Willems and Muth)

*Our interview with Mo Willems.

Clever Jack Takes the Cake (Fleming and Karas)

*Our interview with Candace Fleming.

Lousy Rotten Stinkin’ Grapes (Palatini and Moser)

*Our interview with Margie Palatini.

Memoirs of a Goldfish (Scillian and Bowers)

*Our interview with Devin Scillian.

*Our interview with Tim Bowers.

Otis (Long)

Stars Above Us (Norman and Lewis)

*Our interview with E.B. Lewis.

That Cat Can’t Stay (Krasnesky and Parkins)

*Our interview with author Thad Krasnesky.

*Our interview with illustrator David Parkins.

Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out! (Sayre and Patterson)

*Our interview with April Pulley Sayre.

*Our interview with Annie Patterson.

We Planted a Tree (Muldrow and Staake)

* Our interviews with Bob Staake and Diane Muldrow.

Intermediate (Grades 3-5)

The Can Man (Williams and Orback)

*Our interview with Craig Orback.

*Our interview with laura e. williams.

Emily’s Fortune (Naylor)

*Our interview with Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.

Family Reminders (Danneberg and Shelley)

*Our interview with John Shelley.

Fly Free! (Thong and Neilan)

*Our interview with Eujin Neilan.

*Our interview with author Roseanne Thong.

Jake (Couloumbis)

Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute (Krosoczka)

*Our interview with Jarrett Krosoczka.

Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse (Singer and Masse)

*Our interview with author Marilyn Singer.

Nic Bishop Lizards (Bishop)

*Our interview with Nic Bishop.

The Sandwich Swap (Abdullah and DiPucchio)

*Our interview with Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah

*Our interview with Kelly DiPucchio

Sojourner Truth’s Step-Stomp Stride (Pinkney and Pinkney)

Middle School (Grades 6-8)

All the Broken Pieces (Burg)

Bystander (Preller)

The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z. (Messner)

Candy Bomber (Tunnell)

Cleopatra Rules!(Schecter)

How to Survive Middle School (Gephart)

January’s Sparrow (Polacco)

The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook (Davis)

Slob (Potter)

A Tale Dark and Grimm (Gidwitz)

High School (Grades 9-12)

Beautiful Creatures (Garcia and Stohl)

The Chosen One (Williams)

The Maze Runner (Dashner)

North of Beautiful (Headley)

The Notorious Benedict Arnold (Sheinkin)

The Sweetheart of Prosper County (Alexander)

The Things a Brother Knows (Reinhardt)

Trash (Mulligan)

Truce (Murphy)

The Year of Goodbyes (Levy)

5 responses to “2012 Nominees

  1. Kristen

    I love beautiful creatures

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  5. Thank you so much for the interviews. It helps bring the books alive and adds to the discussions for each book.

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