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FEBRUARY 23, 2010
You voted, we counted, and the winner is in!
The 2010 Colorado Blue Spruce Award winner is...

The Hunger GamesThe Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins




Now, you have your work cut out for you. Jefferson County Public Library is hosting a friendly competition between all the teens at each library location. Here's how it works:

Below you will see a list of all the 2011 Blue Spruce Book Award nominees (nominated by YOU!). Ballot bookmarks listing the nominated titles can be picked up at your home library very soon. Throughout the year, read as many of the books as you can, and as many as you are interested in and make the appropriate marks on your ballot. Be sure to have it turned in by Dec. 31. Whichever library receives the most ballot bookmarks wins! You have your work cut out for you!

Here are the 2011 nominees
Along for the RideAlong for the Ride by Sarah Dessen (HS)
Audrey, Wait! by Robin Benway (HS)
Betrayed (House of Night Book Two) by P.C. Cast (HS)City of Ashes
City of Ashes (Mortal Instruments Book Two) by Cassandra Clare (HS)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (Book Two) by Jeff Kinney (MS)
Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass (MS)
Gorilla City (Amazing Adventures of Charlie Small Book One) by Charlie Small (MS)
GracelingGraceling by Kristen Cashore
The Host
by Stephanie Meyer (Adult)
Identical by Ellen Hopkins (HS)
The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson Book Five) by Rick Riordan (MS)
Max: A Maximum Ride Novel (Maximum Ride Book Five) by James Patterson (MS)
Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult (Adult)
Peak by Roland Smith (MS)
Rise of the Evening Star (Fablehaven Book Two) by Brandon Mull (MS)
ShiverShiver by Maggie Stiefvater (HS)
Summer Ball by Mike Lupica (MS)
Swindle by Gordon Korman (MS)
Syren (Septimus Heap Book Five) by Angie Sage (MS)
Truancy by Isamu Fukui (HS)
Under the Dome by Stephen King (Adult)Under the Dome



(MS) - Middle School
(HS) - High School

And here is the Blue Spruce Book Award web site if you would like more information about the award

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