Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Awards Program



Each year, Krieger Schechter Day School students participate in the Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Awards Program, along with 70,000 other students in Maryland schools, to select winners in the Picture Book and Chapter Book categories.



Coy, John Hoop Genius:  How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball
Daywalt, Drew The Day the Crayons Quit
Hofmeyr, Dianne The Magic Bojabi Tree
Hood, Susan Spike:  the Mixed-Up Monster
Huber, Raymond Flight of the Honey Bee
Jeffers, Oliver


Kelly, David Miracle Mud:  Lena Blackburne and the Secret Mud that Changed Baseball
Krull, Kathleen The Beatles Were Fab (and They Were Funny)
Latimer, Alex Lion vs. Rabbit
Ludwig, Trudy The Invisible Boy
Markle, Sandra What If You Had Animal Teeth?
Pinkney, Andrea Davis Martin & Mahalia:  His Words, Her Song
Rappaport, Doreen Helen’s Big Words:  the Life of Helen Keller
Schaefer, Lola Lifetime:  the Amazing Numbers in Our Lives
Woodson, Jacqueline This is the Rope:  a Story from the Great Migration


Cavanaugh, Nancy J. This Journal Belongs to Ratchet
Clark, Henry What We Found in the Sofa and How It Saved the World
Grabenstein, Chris Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
Herlong, M.H. Buddy
Patterson, James and Chris Grabenstein I Funny:  a Middle School Story
Pflugfelder, Bob and Steve Hockensmith Nick and Tesla’s High-voltage Danger Lab:  a Mystery with Electromagnets, Burglar Alarams, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself
Rhodes, Jewell Parker Sugar
Vande Velde, Vivian Frogged
Watts, Jeri Kizzy Ann Stamps
Weston, Robert Paul Prince Puggly of Spud and the Kingdom of Spiff


Farrant, Natasha After Iris
Fleming, Candance On the Day I Died:  Stories from the Grave
Holyoke, Polly The Neptune Project
Hopkinson, Deborah Titanic:  Voices from the Disaster
McNeal, Tom Far, Far Away
Saller, Carol Fisher Eddie’s War
Sloan, Holly Goldberg Counting by 7s
Thompson, J.E. The Girl From Felony Bay
Willey, Margaret Four Secrets
Zinn, Bridget Poison


Brown, Jennifer Thousand Words
de la Pena, Matt The Living
Garcia, Kami Unbreakable

Gleason, Colleen

The Clockwork Scarab
McGinnis, Mindy

Not a Drop to Drink

Padian, Maria Out of Nowhere
Rowell, Rainbow

Eleanor & Park

Schneider, Robyn The Beginning of Everything
Sheinkin, Steve Bomb:  The Race to Build and Steal the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon
Skilton, Sarah Bruised