The Young Adult Section of NJLA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2011
Garden State Teen Book Award!For a full listing of annotated nominations and more information on how the GSTBA works, check out our wiki page: http://njla.pbworks.com/w/page/12189805/Garden-State-Teen-Book-Awards.
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
The boy, Nobody, has been raised by gentle ghosts in a graveyard following his escape from his family’s murderer. What will happen when the murderer returns for him?
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
In Panem, winning the lottery changes the lives of 24 children each year, but not for the better. These girls and boys become contestants in The Hunger Games, a televised battle to the death.
Eminem : The Way I Am by Eminem
One of the most influential rappers of all time allows readers to gain insight into his life and his emotional struggles. The book is as raw and personal as his music.
The 2012 Garden State Teen Book Award ballot will be available May 2011. (Print copies will be available at the NJLA Conference!) In the meantime, click here to view the 2011 ballot, current and past annotated lists of nominated titles, and past winners documents