For all you over-achievers out there, here are next year's MHL nominees. (This info is online at http://www.maudhartlovelace.org/) The OMS media center already owns at least one of all of them except Buddha Boy, which we now have as an audiobook. The books have been ordered and 20 copies of each will be here any day.
Division II: (grades 6 - 8)
Hawksong by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements
Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins
Bronx Masquerade by Nikki Grimes
* Buddha Boy by Kathe Koja
Blizzard's Wake by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Airborn by Kenneth Oppel
Rising Water by P. J. Petersen
The Boy Who Saved Baseball by John Ritter
Becoming Naomi Leon by Pam Munoz Ryan
Heir Apparent by Vivian Vande Velde
* Soldier X by Don Wulffson
* Titles for mature readers.