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  1. 1. Georgia Peach Book Award Nominees<br />2011-2012<br />
  2. 2. Almost Perfect<br />by Brian Katcher<br />On the rebound, Logan meets a new girl in his school who is hiding a big secret.<br />Book Jacket © Delacorte<br />
  3. 3. Beautiful Creatures<br />by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl<br />Lena is unlike anyone her small Southern town has ever seen. She's struggling to conceal her power and a curse that has haunted her family for generations. But even within the overgrown gardens, murky swamps and crumbling graveyards of the forgotten South, a secret cannot stay hidden forever.<br />Book Jacket © Little, Brown<br />
  4. 4. Birthmarked<br />by Caragh O’Brien<br />In the Enclave, your scars set you apart. Sixteen-year-old Gaia and her mother faithfully deliver their quota of three infants every month. But when Gaia’s mother is brutally taken away by the very people she serves, Gaia must question whether the Enclave deserves such loyalty.<br />Book Jacket © Roaring Brook Press<br />
  5. 5. Black Hole Sun<br />by David McGinnis Gill<br />On the planet Mars, sixteen-year-old Durango and his crew of mercenaries are hired by the settlers of a mining community to protect their most valuable resource from a feral band of marauders.<br />Book Jacket © Greenwillow<br />
  6. 6. Bruiser<br />by Neal Shusterman<br />Inexplicable events start to occur when sixteen-year-old twins Tennyson and Brontë befriend a troubled and misunderstood outcast, aptly nicknamed Bruiser, and his little brother, Cody.<br />Book Jacket © Harper Teen<br />
  7. 7. Dirty Little Secrets<br />by C. J. Olololu<br />When her unstable mother dies unexpectedly, sixteen-year-old Lucy must take control and find a way to keep the long-held secret of her mother's compulsive hoarding from being revealed to friends, neighbors, and especially the media.<br />Book Jacket © Walker Books for Young Readers<br />
  8. 8. Finnikin of the Rock<br />by Melina Marchetta<br />Now on the cusp of manhood, Finnikin, who was a child when the royal family of Lumatere was brutally murdered and replaced by an imposter, reluctantly joins forces with an enigmatic young novice and fellow-exile, who claims that her dark dreams will lead them to a surviving royal child and a way to regain the throne of Lumatere.<br />Book Jacket © Candlewick<br />
  9. 9. Five Flavors of Dumb<br />by Antony John<br />Eighteen-year-old Piper becomes the manager for her classmates' popular rock band, called Dumb, giving her the chance to prove her capabilities to her parents and others, if only she can get the band members to get along.<br />Book Jacket © Dial<br />
  10. 10. Food, Girls, and Other Things I Can’t Have<br />by Allen Zadoff<br />Fifteen-year-old Andrew Zansky, the second fattest student at his high school, joins the varsity football team to get the attention of a new girl on whom he has a crush.<br />Book Jacket © Egmont USA<br />
  11. 11. God Is In The Pancakes<br />by Robin Epstein<br />Fifteen-year-old Grace, having turned her back on religion when her father left, now finds herself praying for help with her home and love life, and especially with whether she should help a beloved elderly friend die with dignity.<br />Book Jacket © Dial<br />
  12. 12. Hate List<br />by Jennifer Brown<br />Sixteen-year-old Valerie, whose boyfriend Nick committed a school shooting at the end of their junior year, struggles to cope with integrating herself back into high school life, unsure herself whether she was a hero or a villain.<br />Book Jacket © Little, Brown<br />
  13. 13. Jane<br />by April Lindner<br />Forced to drop out of an esteemed East Coast college after the sudden death of her parents, Jane Moore takes a nanny job at the estate of NicoRathburn, a world-famous rock star on the brink of a huge comeback. Jane reluctantly becomes entranced by her magnetic and brooding employer and finds herself in the midst of a forbidden romance.<br />Book Jacket © Poppy<br />
  14. 14. Lockdown: Escape from Furnace<br />by Alexander Gordon Smith<br />When fourteen-year-old Alex is framed for murder, he becomes an inmate in the Furnace Penitentiary, where brutal inmates and sadistic guards reign, boys who disappear in the middle of the night sometimes return weirdly altered, and escape might just be possible.<br />Book Jacket © Farrar, Straus & Giroux<br />
  15. 15. The Maze Runner <br />by James Dashner<br />Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze. But the next day, a girl is sent up--the first girl to ever arrive in the Glade. And more surprising yet is the message she delivers. Thomas might be more important than he could ever guess. If only he could unlock the dark secrets buried within his mind.<br />Book Jacket © Delacorte<br />
  16. 16. The Morgue and Me<br />by John C. Ford<br />Christopher just needed a job to kill time the summer after graduation. He didn't expect it to be in the morgue. Or that he would accidentally discover a murder cover-up. Or that his discovery would lead him to a full-blown investigation involving bribery, kidnappings, more murders . . . and his best friend. And he certainly could never have predicted that Tina- loud, insanely hot, ambitious newspaper reporter Tina- would be his partner. Or that his life would never be the same again.<br />Book Jacket © Viking<br />
  17. 17. Nightshade<br />by Andrea Cremer<br />Calla and Ren have been raised knowing it’s their destiny to be together and rule over their shapeshifting wolf pack, but when a human boy arrives and vies for Calla’s heart, she’s faced with a decision that could change her whole world.<br />Book Jacket © Philomel<br />
  18. 18. Shift<br />by Jennifer Bradbury<br />Some friends fade away....Others disappear. Imagine you and your best friend head out West on a cross-country bike trek. Imagine that the two of you get into a fight -- and stop riding together. Imagine you reach Seattle, go back home, start college. Imagine you think your former best friend does too. Imagine he doesn't.<br />Book Jacket © Atheneum<br />
  19. 19. Ship Breaker <br />by Paolo Bacigalupi<br />In a futuristic world, Nailerscavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living, but when he finds a beached clipper ship with a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl.<br />Book Jacket © Little, Brown & Company<br />
  20. 20. Split<br />by Swati Avasthi<br />Sixteen-Year-Old Jace Witherspoon arrives at the doorstep of his estranged brother Christian with a re-landscaped face (courtesy of his father’s fist), and a secret.<br /> <br />Jacket©Knopf<br />
  21. 21. The Things a Brother Knows <br />by Dana Reinhardt<br />Although they have never gotten along well, seventeen-year-old Levi follows his older brother Boaz, an ex-Marine, on a walking trip from Boston to Washington, D.C. in hopes of learning why Boaz is completely withdrawn.<br />Jacket©Wendy Lamb<br />