2017-18 Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award Nominees

Division II (grades 6-8)‚Äč
  • Beneath by Roland Smith
  • The Eighth Day by Dianne Salerni
  • Fort by Cynthia DeFelice
  • Half a Chance by Cynthia Lord
  • Lois Lane: Fall Out by Gwenda Bond
  • The Red Pencil by Andrea Davis Pinkney
  • Turn Left at the Cow by Lisa Bullard
  • The Turtle of Oman by Naomi Shihab Nye
  • Under the Egg by Laura Mars FItzgerald
  • The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubacker Bradley
*While there are none for this year's list, please be advised that an asterisk indicates titles for mature readers. The nominee lists are not intended to be an automatic recommendation of the books. Since selection policies vary, please apply your specific selection criteria to each title and purchase those titles that best meet the needs of your library or school.