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					2011/2012 Kentucky Bluegrass
 Award Nominees—Grades 6-8
                                       Hero
                              by Mike Lupica
                                Book Trailer
--Adventure…
--Science Fiction…
--Mystery…Super Powers…
            all wrapped
           up in one book!

   Not your typical Mike Lupica sports book!
How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of
  the Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg

Want a history lesson     Book Trailer
you’ve never heard
before?
Like gross, disgusting facts
about death?
This is the coolest history
book you’ll ever read!
         Leaving Gee’s Bend
               by Irene Latham

                    Book Trailer
      If you’re a fan of
 HISTORICAL FICTION . . .
          books with
STRONG CHARACTERS . . .
      or unforgettable
     ADVENTURE . . .

   PICK UP THIS BOOK!
        Liar, Liar: The Theory, Practice, and
        Destructive Properties of Deception
                            by Gary Paulsen
                              Author Video
   Ever told a “little white lie?”

Then . . . had to tell another one to
             cover it up?

If so, you’ll love this new comedy by
                Paulsen!

          Sequel is here:
           FLAT BROKE!
                                 The Line
                                 by Teri Hall
                                    Book Trailer
   Journey into a new world of
     mystery and adventure,
         surrounded by
  boundaries you’re forbidden to
             cross.

 If you’ve ever been told NOT to do
something that you just had to do . .
      . this book is right for you!

It keeps you guessing until the
           very end!
              A Long Walk to Water
                      by Linda Sue Park

                              Book Trailer
           If you liked
       A SINGLE SHARD
                or
      ARCHER’S QUEST,
you’ll love Linda’s Park’s newest
 book based on a true story of
 survival and never giving up!
                           Scrawl
                   by Mark Shulman

               Book Trailer
 Ever wonder what makes a kid a
             bully?

This easy-to-read book, written in
journal-entry format, will let you
  see what’s really going on with
Tod, the biggest 8th grade bully in
            the school.
                    Sean Griswold’s Head
                              by Lindsey Leavitt

                                      Book Trailer
       This book will make you
      LAUGH on one page,
        CRY on the next!
You’ll love Payton’s realistic journey to
 peace and understanding by focusing
on the back of goofy Sean’s Griswold’s
                 head!
           A Tale Dark and Grimm
                       by Adam Gidwitz

                              Book Trailer
           You’ll find
 WICKED CREATURES . . .
         DARK, EERIE
WORLDS, and FRIGHTENING
           MISCHIEF
as you travel through fairy tales
 you’ve NEVER heard before!
                                      Virals
                               by Kathy Reichs
                                     Book Trailer
    Take a little science fiction,
       add a little life drama
    throw in a ton of adventure,
         you’ll get: VIRALS!

  You won’t be able to put this book
 down. It’s a total roller-coaster of a
ride from page one – non-stop action
                  and
              adventure!
                             Works cited
hmhbooks. “A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park.” YouTube, 31 August 2010.
           Accessed 19 August 2011.
joshberkbooks. “MBT-The Line.” YouTube, 19 September 2010. Accessed 19 August
           2011.
Irenelatham. “Leaving Gee’s Bend by Irene Latham Book Trailer.” Youtube, 24 November
           2009. Accessed 19 August 2011.
mermerlibrarian. “How They Croaked.” YouTube, 18 May 2011. Accessed 19 August 2011.
MRCLPStaff. “Sean Griswold’s Head.” YouTube, 26 July 2011. Accessed 19 August
           2011.
PenguinYoungReaders. “Book Trailer for Virals by Kathy Reichs.” YouTube, 13 October
           2010. Accessed
Penguin Young Readers. “A Tale Dark and Grimm Book Trailer.” YouTube, 14 January 2011.
           Accessed 19 August 2011.
PenguinYoungReaders. “Video Book Trailer for Hero by Mike Lupica.” YouTube, 27
           September 2010. Accessed 19 August 2011.
RandomBooks. “Gary Paulsen Author Video 2010.” YouTube, 6 July 2010. Accessed 19
           August 2011.
TodMunn. “SCRAWL Book Trailer.” YouTube, 6 July 2010. Accessed 19 August
           2011.

				
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