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    Cinder
    04/17/2013 - 12:01pm

    2015 High School Sequoyah Award Nominee! Being a cyborg on Earth Union, after the new order and living in New Beijing, is dangerous, as cyborgs are considered sub-human.  Half human and half mechanical, Cinder tries to please her stepmother mother in order to stay in the family.  Cinder’s mechanical prowess introduces her to the royal house and can be both a curse and a blessing.

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    Jumped
    03/27/2013 - 10:08am

    Acclaimed author Rita Williams-Garcia intertwines the lives of three very different teens in this fast-paced, gritty narrative about choices and the impact that even the most seemingly insignificant ones can have. Weaving in and out of the girls' perspectives, readers will find themselves not with one intimate portrayal but three.

    You'll have a chance to meet Rita Williams-Garcia at the Rudisill Regional Library on Thursday, April 4th, at 6:00 pm. Her works have received several awards including the Coretta Scott King Award, Newbery Honor Book Award, PEN/Norma Klein Award and Parents’ Choice Award, among others. She is on the faculty at Vermont College MFA Writing for Children and Young People. A book signing will follow. Copies of her works will be available for purchasing. Sponsored by the Tulsa Library Trust and African-American Resource Center.

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    Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
    02/06/2013 - 1:34pm

    2013 High School Sequoyah Award Nominee! After she dies in a car crash, teenage Samantha relives the day of her death over and over again until, on the seventh day, she finally discovers a way to save herself.  The Sequoyah Book Award program encourages the students of Oklahoma to read books of literary quality. Students in grades 9-12 who have read or listened to at least three titles from the High School Masterlist are eligible to vote for the High School Sequoyah Book Award. Full List of nominated books. Lauren Oliver is coming to Tulsa! Find out more here.

     

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    Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry
    01/29/2013 - 9:37am

    2013 High School Sequoyah Award Nominee! In a post-apocalyptic world where fences and border patrols guard the few people left from the zombies that have overtaken civilization, fifteen-year-old Benny Imura is finally convinced that he must follow in his older brother's footsteps and become a bounty hunter. The Sequoyah Book Award program encourages the students of Oklahoma to read books of literary quality. Students in grades 9-12 who have read or listened to at least three titles from the High School Masterlist are eligible to vote for the High School Sequoyah Book Award. Full List of nominated books.

     

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    Hunger by Jackie Morse Kessler
    01/22/2013 - 11:34am

    2013 High School Sequoyah Award Nominee! Seventeen-year-old Lisabeth has anorexia, and even turning into Famine--one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse--cannot keep her from feeling fat and worthless.  The Sequoyah Book Award program encourages the students of Oklahoma to read books of literary quality. Students in grades 9-12 who have read or listened to at least three titles from the High School Masterlist are eligible to vote for the High School Sequoyah Book Award. Full List of nominated books.

     

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    Jumpstart the World by Catherine Ryan Hyde
    01/14/2013 - 2:53pm

    2013 High School Sequoyah Award Nominee! Sixteen-year-old Elle falls in love with Frank, the neighbor who helps her adjust to being on her own in a big city, but learning that he is transgendered turns her world upside-down. The Sequoyah Book Award program encourages the students of Oklahoma to read books of literary quality. Students in grades 9-12 who have read or listened to at least three titles from the High School Masterlist are eligible to vote for the High School Sequoyah Book Award. Full List of nominated books.

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    Two the Hard Way by Travis Hunter
    01/07/2013 - 5:12pm

    2013 High School Sequoyah Award Nominee! Romeo Braxton's decision over which college football program to accept a scholarship from is put on the back burner after his older brother, Kwame, is released from prison and his absentee mother comes back into their lives and is beaten up by thugs, forcing him to figure out who really supports him and what he wants for his future.   The Sequoyah Book Award program encourages the students of Oklahoma to read books of literary quality. Students in grades 9-12 who have read or listened to at least three titles from the High School Masterlist are eligible to vote for the High School Sequoyah Book Award. Full List of nominated books. 

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    Girl, Stolen by April Henry
    01/03/2013 - 11:11am

    2013 High School Sequoyah Award Nominee! When an impulsive carjacking turns into a kidnapping, Griffin, a high school dropout, finds himself more in sympathy with his wealthy, blind victim, sixteen-year-old Cheyenne, than with his greedy father. The Sequoyah Book Award program encourages the students of Oklahoma to read books of literary quality. Students in grades 9-12 who have read or listened to at least three titles from the High School Masterlist are eligible to vote for the High School Sequoyah Book Award.  Full List of nominated books

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    Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan
    12/28/2012 - 11:22am

    2013 High School Sequoyah Award Nominee! When two teens, one gay and one straight, meet accidentally and discover that they share the same name, their lives become intertwined as one begins dating the other's best friend, who produces a play revealing his relationship with them both. The Sequoyah Book Award program encourages the students of Oklahoma to read books of literary quality. Students in grades 9-12 who have read or listened to at least three titles from the High School Masterlist are eligible to vote for the High School Sequoyah Book Award.  Full List of nominated books

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    Happyface by Stephen Emond
    12/21/2012 - 11:52am

    2013 High School Sequoyah Award Nominee! After going through traumatic times, a troubled, socially awkward teenager moves to a new school where he tries to reinvent himself. The Sequoyah Book Award program encourages the students of Oklahoma to read books of literary quality. Students in grades 9-12 who have read or listened to at least three titles from the High School Masterlist are eligible to vote for the High School Sequoyah Book Award.  Full List of nominated books.