Truman Award Books

Truman Award Nominees 2017-2018

The Fixer

Jennifer Barnes

Forget Tomorrow

Pintip Dunn

The Leveller

Julia Durango

Red Queen

Victoria Aveyard

Orbiting Jupiter

Gary Schmidt

I am Princess X

Cherie Priest and Kali Ciesemier

A Night Divided

Jennifer A Nielsen

The Honest Truth

Dan Gemeinhart

Code of Honor

Alan Gratz

All Fall Down

Ally Carter

What Waits in the Woods

Kieran Scott

Rebel Mechanics

Shanna Swendson

These 12 books are in the running for the 2017-18 Truman Award, an award given by the Missouri Association of School Librarians.   YOU can help decide which author receives the award!  All you have to do is read 4 of the nominated books and then in March 2018 place your vote.   But WAIT, there's more!   The FMS library wants to reward you for reading!  If you read 8 of the Truman books by the deadline, (to be determined) you can attend the Truman Award reward party! (food, games, fun! yes!)  If you read all 12 books, you'll be entered into a drawing for an Amazon gift card! (money! woot!)

2016-17 Truman Award Nominees
The Blood Guard                              
The Body in the Woods                  
Buzz Kill                                             
Codename Zero                                
Falls the Shadow                              
Famous Last Words                        
Grandmaster: a novel                     
I have a Bad Feeling About This   
Just a Drop of Water                       
Midnight Thief                                 
Pieces of Me                                      
Popular: A Memoir: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek  

And the winners were:

4,256 total votes submitted

1st PlaceFamous Last Words, by Katie Alender - 749 votes

2nd PlaceThe Body in the Woods, by April Henry - 463 votes

3rd Place Midnight Thief, by Livia Blackburne - 404 votes