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2019-2020 Black-Eyed Susan Award Winners

Thousand of students from across the state have selected their favorite books as part the Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award program.  The student selections are:

Picture Book –  Are You Scared, Darth Vader? by Adam Rex

Grades 4-6 –  Front Desk by Kelly Yang

Graphic Novels Grades 4-6 – Sparks! by Ian Boothby; illustrated by Nina Matsumoto

Grades 6-9 – Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Graphic Novels Grades 6-9 – Crush by Svetlana Chmakova

High School – Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett Krosoczka

Congratulations to our winning authors and publishers and to the students, teachers, and librarians who every year make the program such a resounding success.

Full Summary of Voting Results

Videos from some of this year’s Black-Eyed Susan award-winning authors and illustrators

Full List of All Nominees (All Years)

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