Truman Award Books

Truman Award Nominees 2k16
The Blood Guard                              Roy Carter
The Body in the Woods                  April Henry
Buzz Kill                                             Beth Fantaskey
Codename Zero                                Chris Rylander
Falls the Shadow                              Stefanie Gaither
Famous Last Words                        Katie Alender
Grandmaster: a novel                     David Klass       
Just a Drop of Water                       Kerry O'Malley Cerra
Midnight Thief                                 Livia Blackburn
Pieces of Me                                      Amber Kizer
Popular: A Memoir: How a Geek in Pearls Discovered the Secret to Confidence
(these two are the same book, different title)   Maya Van Vagenen

These 12 books are in the running for the 2016-17 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 2017 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!)

2014-15 Truman Award Nominees
 James Ponti                             Dead City 
 Gordon Korman                    Ungifted  
 Jo Knowles                              See You At Harry's 
 Antony John                           Elemental 
 S.A. Bodeen                             The Raft 
 Marissa Meyer                         Cinder 
 Tim Green                                 Unstoppable 
 Leigh Bardugo                         Shadow and Bone 
 S.J. Kincaid                              Insignia 
Jennifer A. Nielsen                  The False Prince 
 Jordan Sonnenblick               Curveball: the Year I Lost My Grip
Lynda Mullaly Hunt               One for the Murphys 

And the winners were:
1st place-  The Raft        S.A. Bodeen
2nd place- See You at Harry's   Jo Knowles
3rd place-  Cinder    Marissa Meyer