GMS Black-Eyed Susan Awards Book Club
Gaithersburg Middle School’s Black-Eyed Susan Book Club consists of a group of students who read at least 3 of the nominated BES books and then help select Maryland’s best book in at least one category.
- To participate, you must read at least 3 of the 50 nominated books by mid-April. For each book you read, you must complete a brief book survey.
- Each time you complete a book and submit a survey, the GMS Media Center staff will have you fill out a sticker to put on the BES book tally posters.
- In April, provided that you have read at least 3 of the nominated books, you will be invited to attend a voting reception during lunch in the Media Center. You will cast your vote for the best book. Refreshments will be served.
- In May, the Media Center will announce the winners for all the Black-Eyed Susan categories.
Grades 4-6: The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holmes
Graphic Novels: El Deafo by CeCe Bell
Grades 6-9: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
Grades 9-12: The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Black-Eyed Susan Nominees 2016-2017