The winner of the 2012-2013 Isinglass Award is Divergent by Veronica Roth.
Nominees to be voted on April 2014 are:
Enclave, by Ann Aguirre
Witchlanders, by Lena Coakley
In a Heartbeat, by Loretta Ellsworth
Losing It, by Erin Fry
The Warrior’s Heart, by Eric Greitens
Origin, by Jessica Khoury
Insignia, by S.J. Kincaid
Crazy Dangerous, by Andrew Klavan
The Killing Sea, by Richard Lewis
Throne of Glass, by Sarah Maas
Cinder, by Marissa Meyer
Ghost of Graylock, by Dan Poblocki
Auracle, by Gina Rosati
Revolution 19, by Gregg Rosenblum
Endangered, by Eliot Schrefer
Visit the Isinglass site for a printable brochure, booksmarks, tally slips, and more info.
The 2011 winners of the Great Stone Face and Isinglass book awards were announced at the New Hampshire Library Association’s annual spring conference on May 5th and 6th. These awards are sponsored by CHILIS, and are chosen by youth from across the state. The Great Stone Face Book Award winner, chosen by kids in grades 4 to 6, is Murder at Midnight by Avi. The winner of the Isinglass Teen Read Award, chosen by teens in grades 7 and 8, is The Maze Runner by James Dashner. Visit the Great Stone Face and Isinglass websites for information about the 2011-2012 nominees.
The 2010 winners of the Great Stone Face and Isinglass book awards were announced at the New Hampshire Library Association’s annual spring conference on May 13th and 14th. These awards are sponsored by CHILIS, and are chosen by youth from across the state. The Great Stone Face Book Award winner, chosen by kids in grades 4 to 6, is Swindle by Gordon Korman. The winner of the Isinglass Teen Read Award, chosen by teens in grades 7 and 8, is The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.
The Great Stone Face and Isinglass websites have further information, including:
- lists of the 2010-2011 nominees
- lists of past winners
- award criteria
- committee information
- order forms for things such as bookmarks and posters
Those are just a few of the resources available, so do take advantage of those sites. If you have additional questions or feedback, the chairs’ contact information is available here.
The Winner of the Isinglass Teen Read Award for 7th & 8th Graders is Twilight by Stephenie Meyer with 277 votes! There were 1561 votes cast this year from 28 communities. Very impressive. Look for the list of 2008 nominations to be announced at a presentation at the NHLA Conference on May 17th.
Other vote-getters included:
Uglies – 221
So B. It – 141
Raven’s Gate – 140
Elsewhere – 107
Red Kayak – 81
Airborn – 70
Last Dog on Earth – 62
Surviving Antarctica – 55
Daniel Hal Human and the Good Nazi – 53
Lucas – 49
Dragon and Thief – 47
Things Left Unsaid – 45
Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo – 44
The Skin I’m In – 41
Dirt Eaters – 32
Private Peaceful – 30
Truesight – 25
Ask Me No Questions – 22
Snow-walker – 19