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2010 11 gateway nominees

  1. 1. 2010-11 Gateway Readers Nominees
  2. 2. The Compound <ul><li>By Stephanie A. Bodeen </li></ul><ul><li>Fifteen-year-old Eli, locked inside a radiation-proof compound built by his father to keep them safe following a nuclear attack, begins to question his future, as well as his father's grip on sanity as the family's situation steadily disintegrates over the course of six years. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks <ul><li>By E. Lockhart </li></ul><ul><li>Frankie Landau-Banks attempts to take over a secret, all-male society at her exclusive prep school, and her antics with the group soon draw some unlikely attention and have unexpected consequences that could change her life forever. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Good Enough <ul><li>By Paula Yoo </li></ul><ul><li>A Korean American teenager </li></ul><ul><li>tries to please her parents by getting into an Ivy League college, but a new guy in school and her love of the violin tempt her in new directions. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Graceling <ul><li>By Kristin Cashore </li></ul><ul><li>In a world where some people are born with extreme and often-feared skills called Graces, Katsa struggles for redemption from her own horrifying Grace of killing and teams up with another young fighter to save their land from a corrupt king. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Hunger Games <ul><li>By Suzanne Collins </li></ul><ul><li>Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen accidentally becomes a contender in the annual Hunger Games, a grave competition hosted by the Capitol where young boys and girls are pitted against one another in a televised fight to the death. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Juvie Three <ul><li>By Gordan Korman </li></ul><ul><li>Gecko, Arjay, and Terence, all in trouble with the law, must find a way to keep their halfway house open in order to stay out of juvenile detention. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Lock and Key <ul><li>By Sarah Dessen </li></ul><ul><li>When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something to offer others. </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Musician’s Daughter <ul><li>By Susanne Dunlap </li></ul><ul><li>In eighteenth-century Vienna, Austria, fifteen-year-old Theresa seeks a way to help her mother and brother financially while investigating the murder of her father, a renowned violinist in Haydn's orchestra at the court of Prince Esterhazy, after his body is found near a gypsy camp. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Paper Towns <ul><li>By John Green </li></ul><ul><li>One month before graduating from his Central Florida high school, Quentin &quot;Q&quot; Jacobsen basks in the predictable boringness of his life until the beautiful and exciting Margo Roth Spiegelman, Q's neighbor and classmate, takes him on a midnight adventure and then mysteriously disappears. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Playing With Matches <ul><li>By Brian Katcher </li></ul><ul><li>Desperate to improve his standing with the girls at Zummer High, Leon Sanders--a junior--seems to be making headway with his long-time crush Amy Green, but when he starts to get to know a social pariah named Melody Sanders, Leon begins to see beyond Melody's disfigurement. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Shift <ul><li>By Jennifer Bradbury </li></ul><ul><li>When best friends Chris and Win go on a cross country bicycle trek the summer after graduating and only one returns, the FBI wants to know what happened. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Stealing Heaven <ul><li>By Elizabeth Scott </li></ul><ul><li>Eighteen-year-old Danielle grew up learning how to steal from her mother, and the two have spent their lives traveling around and targeting wealthy homes, but in the beach town of Heaven, when Dani realizes her new friend's home is actually her next target and her potential boyfriend is a police officer, she must try to hide her true identity. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Sweethearts <ul><li>By Sara Zarr </li></ul><ul><li>Jennifer Harris, years after being the tormented outsider on the playground, has reinvented herself into Jenna Vaughn, a popular girl with what seems to be the perfect life, but when a childhood friend re-enters her life, she is forced to confront the most traumatic event of her past and question who she really is. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Three Little Words <ul><li>By Ashley Rhodes-Courter </li></ul><ul><li>Ashley Rhodes-Courter provides an account of her life, focusing on the nine years she spent in Florida's foster care system after being removed from her mother at the age of three, and explaining how her life changed after she was adopted. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Wake <ul><li>By Lisa McMann </li></ul><ul><li>Ever since she was eight years old, high school student Janie Hannagan has been uncontrollably drawn into other people's dreams, but it is not until she befriends an elderly nursing home patient and becomes involved with a fellow-student that she discovers her true power. </li></ul>
  17. 17. You can find these books at your KICKAPOO LIBRARY. Just ask for the GATEWAY books!

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