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Green Mountain Book Award 2012- 2013

Promotional show for the 2012-2013 Green Mountain Book Award Nominees Go to http://libraries.vermont.gov/libraries/gmba to learn more about GMBA books
by Sam Maskell on 4 October 2012

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Transcript of Green Mountain Book Award 2012- 2013

2012 - 2013 Green Mountain Book Award Ship Breaker
by Paolo Bacigalupi In a grim and rusty future Suite Scarlett
by Maureen Johnson Scarlett Martin has grown up in a most unusual way. Her family owns the Hopewell, a small hotel in the heart of New York City. Ghostopolis
by Dough TenNapel Imagine Garth Hale's surprise when he's accidentally zapped to the spirit world by Frank Gallows, a washed-out ghost wrangler. Machine of Death:
A Collection of Stories About People Who Know How They Will Die Imagine this: Divergent
by Veronica Roth Society is divided into 5 factions: Boneshaker
by Cherie Priest Boneshaker: The road trip was supposed to be an escape. Ostrich Boys
by Keith Gray Ross is dead Anna and the French Kiss
by Stephanie Perkins Anna was looking forward to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. Almost Perfect
by Brian Katcher Logan Witherspoon recently discovered that his girlfriend of three years cheated on him. The Boy Who Couldn’t Sleep and Never Had To
by D.C. Pierson The homework, The Replacement
by Brenna Yovanoff Every seven years in the town of Gentry a baby is stolen and replaced with a changeling. Incarceron
by Catherine Fisher Incarceron is a prison so vast that it contains not only cells and corridors, but metal forests, dilapidated cities, and wilderness. Revolution
by Jennifer Donnolly Two girls two centuries apart Room
by Emma Donoghue Room is home to Jack Teenagers small enough to crawl inside abandoned wrecks salvage whatever they can find in the hopes they can escape poverty. After a hurricane one boy makes a discovery that could change his life – if he makes the right decision. Andi Alpers: Brooklyn, heartbroken with grief from her brother’s death and on a self-destructive path Alexandrine Paradis: Paris, over two centuries ago, her dreams were stolen from her and her life was a tragedy Andi finds Alexandrine’s diary and words from the past become suddenly, terrifyingly present. Room is all Jack has ever known Room is prison to Jack’s Ma Prison is getting dangerous It’s time for Ma and Jack to escape It has been sealed for centuries, and only one man has ever escaped. Finn has always been a prisoner here. Although he has no memory of his childhood, he is sure he came from Outside. His link to the Outside and his chance to break free is through Claudia, the warden's daughter, herself determined to escape an arranged marriage. They are up against impossible odds, but one thing looms above all: Incarceron itself is alive Blake, Sim, and Kenny are furious. To make it right, they steal Ross’s ashes and set out from their home on the English coast for the tiny village of Ross in southern Scotland, a place their friend had always wanted to go. Illegal train rides, bungee jumping, girls, and high-speed police chases— all with Ross’s ashes along for the ride. As events spin wildly out of control, the three friends must take their heads out of the sand long enough to answer the question: What really happened to Ross? When the Martin children turn fifteen, they are each expected to take over the care of a suite in the once elegant, now shabby Art Deco hotel. For Scarlett’s fifteenth birthday, she gets both a room called the Empire Suite, and a permanent guest named Mrs. Amberson. And when she meets Eric, an astonishingly gorgeous actor who has just moved to the city, her summer takes a second unexpected turn. Before the summer is over, Scarlett will have to survive a whirlwind of thievery, Broadway glamour, romantic missteps, and theatrical deception. The show, as they say, must always go on But things start to look up when new student, Sage, breezes through the halls of his small-town high school. Sage befriends Logan at a time when he no longer trusts or believes in people. Sage is keeping a big secret. One that will challenge Logan as he begins to learn just how rocky the road back to friendship can be. Amy’s Mom is moving the family from California to Connecticut Amy’s Dad was recently killed Amy’s brother is in rehab Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour
by Morgan Matson Amy is about to start her senior year of high school. Joining Amy on the road trip is Roger, the son of Amy's mother's old friend: a stranger. Sometimes a long journey can put things back together. a machine that could tell, from just a sample of your blood, how you were going to die. No dates, no details. Just a slip of paper with a few words spelling out your ultimate fate - at once all-too specific and maddeningly vague. The machine is never wrong. What would happen to the world? So she's less than thrilled about being shipped off to boarding school in Paris-until she meets Etienne St. Clair. Smart, charming, beautiful, Etienne has it all . . . including a serious girlfriend. But in the City of Light, wishes have a way of coming true. the awkwardness, and the mutant creatures from another galaxy. In other words: high school. When Darren Bennett meets Eric Lederer, there's an instant connection. Then Eric reveals a secret: He doesn’t sleep. Ever. When word leaks out about Eric's condition, he and Darren find themselves on the run. It could be that not sleeping is only part of what Eric's capable of, and the truth is both better and worse than they could ever imagine. a bone-shaking Drill Engine device designed to give Russian prospectors a leg up in the race for Klondike gold. Instead it turned Seattle into a city of the dead. Now, 16 years later, a teenage boy decides to find out what is in Seattle and behind that mysterious wall. Can he be saved in time? Candor - the honest Abnegation - the selfless Dauntless - the brave Amity - the peaceful Erudite - the intelligent On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is - she can’t have both. Her choice surprises everyone, including herself. As he explores the spirit world on a skeleton horse Garth discovers he has powers the ghosts don't have, and he's stuck in a world run by the evil ruler of Ghostopolis, who would use Garth's newfound abilities to rule the ghostly kingdom. When Garth meets Cecil, his grandfather's ghost, the two search for a way to get Garth back home Mackie Doyle is not human. He comes from a world of tunnels and black murky water, a world of living dead girls ruled by a little tattooed princess. Because of fatal allergies to iron, blood, and consecrated ground, Mackie is fighting to survive in the human world. When Tate, his crush’s baby sister, goes missing Mackie is drawn into the underground world of the Gentry. Now he must face the dark creatures of the Slag Heaps and find his rightful place, in our world, or theirs.
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