Yesterday at Kennesaw State University’s YA Literature Conference, members of the Peach Book Award Committee announced the results of statewide voting of over 5500 teen ballots.
The Peach Book Award for Teen Readers Winner is (drumroll, please!):
IMPULSE by Ellen Hopkins
The two Peach Book Award Honor Books are:
UGLIES by Scott Westerfeld
RIGHT BEHIND YOU by Gail Giles
Please visit the Georgia Media website, Peach Award page for all the resources you’ll need to encourage reading and voting on the next field of 20 nominees on which teens will vote between now and March 2010. Go to
http://www.glma-inc.org/peachaward.htm or visit the library to see the new nominees!