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2015 Flume Award Nomination Form

Nominations Wanted!
The online nomination form for the 2015 Flume Award is now available.
The link can be found on the Flume Award web pages.
Nominations are due by January 14, 2014.

Nomination criteria:

  • Titles must be nominated by NH teens in grades 9-12
  • Nominations can be fiction or nonfiction books, with appeal to teens in the grades 9-12 age group
  • The book publication date must be within the last two years.
  • If the book is part of a series, it must be able to stand alone, meaning a reader doesn’t have to read the other books in the series to understand what’s going on.

If you have any questions, please contact Ann Hoey (603-271-2865; Ann.Hoey@dcr.nh.gov)

2014 Flume Award Nominees and Timeline

The 2014 nominees are:

Across the Universe – Beth Revis
Ask the Passengers – A. S. King
Code Name Verity – Elizabeth Wein
Death Cloud – Andy Lane
The Fault in Our Stars – John Green
Heist Society – Ally Carter
Monument 14 – Emmy Laybourne
Raven Boys – Maggie Stiefvater
Ready Player One – Ernest Cline
Shadows on the Moon – Zoe Marriott

Flume Award Timeline of Events for Librarians

September-March
Promote the following year’s list of ten books selected in April. Using templates, make and distribute bookmarks, do a display, etc.

November-January
Solicit nominations from teens for the next Flume Award cycle (two calendar years from December.  So, if it is December 2013, you will be asking for suggestions for the 2015 nominees.)

February-March
Continue to promote the current Flume Award list of nominees.

March-April
Encourage teens to vote for their favorite book on the list. Create your own ballots/voting system.

April-May voting deadline
Tally votes and send vote tally to Ann Hoey.

May
Winner of current year’s Flume Award announced.  Next year’s list of nominees announced and promotional materials are put up on website.  Order new titles.   Collaborate with school/public library counterpart to plan promotion and voting.

2013 Flume Award Winner

The 2013 Winner of the Flume Award is: Divergent by Veronica Roth

2007 Flume Award Winner

The winner of the 2007 Flume Award winner has been announced, and it is Twilight by Stephanie Meyer.  Twilight garnered 129 votes out of the total 531 votes cast.  The other titles earned the following votes:

The Truth about Forever – 82
Velocity – 53
Maximum Ride:  The Angel Experiment – 41
A Great and Terrible Beauty – 38
Haunted – 37
Tithe – 35
The Burn Journals – 29
Powder Monkey – 24
Looking for Alaska – 23
I am the Messenger – 19
The Geography Club – 15
The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp – 8

Thank you to all of you who promoted the Flume Award titles and accepted and submitted votes from students.  Check the Flume Award website in a couple of weeks for the new 2008 list!