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2014 Blue Hen Book Award Winners
Z Is for Moose by
Publication Date: 2012-02-28
Moose, terribly eager to play his part in the alphabet book his friend Zebra is putting together, then awfully disappointed when his letter passes, behaves rather badly until Zebra finds a spot for him.
Extra Yarn by
Publication Date: 2012-01-17
With a supply of yarn that never runs out, Annabelle knits for everyone and everything in town until an evil archduke decides he wants the yarn for himself.
One Cool Friend by
Publication Date: 2012-01-10
Elliot, a very proper young man, feels a kinship with the penguins at the aquarium and wants to take one home with him.
Oh, No! by
Publication Date: 2012-09-11
A series of animals falls into a deep hole, only to be saved at last by a very large rescuer.
This Is Not My Hat by
Publication Date: 2012-10-09
A little fish thinks he can get away with stealing a hat.
Ghost Knight by
Publication Date: 2012-05-01
Eleven-year-old Jon Whitcroft and new friend Ella summon the ghost of Sir William Longspee, who may be able to protect Jon from a group of ghosts that threatens him harm from the day he arrives at Salisbury Cathedral's boarding school.
Max Quick by
Publication Date: 2011-04-26
oung Max, a troubled boy with a mysterious past, joins two other youths unaffected when the rest of the world was frozen in time on a journey across America--and time itself--seeking the source of the "Time-stop."
Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes by
Publication Date: 2011-08-01
Raised to be a thief, blind orphan Peter Nimble, age ten, steals from a mysterious stranger three pairs of magical eyes, that lead him to a hidden island where he must decide to become a hero or resume his life of crime.
Publication Date: 2012-02-14
Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.
Publication Date: 2011-09-13
Having lost his mother and his hearing in a short time, twelve-year-old Ben leaves his Minnesota home in 1977 to seek the father he never knew in New York City, and meets there Rose, who is also longing for something missing from her life.
The Fault in Our Stars by
Publication Date: 2012-01-10
Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life.
Publication Date: 2012-09-04
Unable to control his binge eating, a morbidly obese teenager nicknamed Butter decides to make live webcast of his last meal as he attempts to eat himself to death.
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by
Publication Date: 2011-09-27
Seventeen-year-old Karou, a lovely, enigmatic art student in a Prague boarding school, carries a sketchbook of hideous, frightening monsters--the chimaerae who form the only family she has ever known.
The Miseducation of Cameron Post by
Publication Date: 2012-02-07
In the early 1990s, when gay teenager Cameron Post rebels against her conservative Montana ranch town and her family decides she needs to change her ways, she is sent to a gay conversion therapy center.
The Scorpio Races by
Publication Date: 2011-10-18
Nineteen-year-old returning champion Sean Kendrick competes against Puck Connolly, the first girl ever to ride in the annual Scorpio Races, both trying to keep hold of their dangerous water horses long enough to make it to the finish line.