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Maryland's Black Eyed Susan Award


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Students must read a minimum of 3 Black Eyed Susan books.

Students who meet the requirements will be invited to a voting celebration in April. For more information about the state program visit     

Click here for a PDF list of all of the novels that have been nominated for the Black-Eyed Susan Award for students in grades K-12. This list includes a wide variety of genres and reading levels for all students. All titles were selected by a committee of librarians from the Maryland Association of School Librarians.  


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