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2012 Sequoyah Book Award Winners

The winners of the 2012 Sequoyah Book Awards have been announced! Checkout these winning books from your hometown library today.

2012 Children's Sequoyah Award:
book jacket for DragonbreathDragonbreath by Ursula Vernon

Danny Dragonbreath and his friend Wendell get an up-close underwater tour of the Sargasso Sea from Danny's sea-serpent cousin, encountering giant squid and mako sharks - and learn about standing up to bullies in the process.

 

2012 Intermediate Sequoyah Award:
book jacket for PositivelyPositively by Courtney Sheinmel

Thirteen-year-old Emmy, grieving over her mother who died of AIDS, resentful of having to live with her father and pregnant stepmother, and despairing about her future, finds hope at a summer camp for HIV-positive girls like herself. Includes facts about Elizabeth Glaser, one of the founders of the Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

 

2012 High School Sequoyah Award:
book jacket for Hate ListHate List by Jennifer Brown

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.

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