2012 Gateway & Truman Award Winners

For the greater part of the school year, DBRLTeen has focused on providing blog readers with our personal reviews of this year’s Gateway and Truman Award nominees. Last night, this year’s winners were announced at the Missouri Association for School Librarians‘ (MASL) Readers Awards Banquet. Last week I published a list of our predictions for both of these awards. As you can see, we were pretty dead-on with our educated guesses…

 The winners of this year’s Gateway Readers Award are:

  • First Place: Hate List by Jennifer Brown
  • Second Place: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Third Place: If I Stay by Gayle Forman

The winners of this year’s Truman Readers Award are:

What are your thoughts on this year’s winners? Which did you think would be the first place book? Leave a comment below with your thoughts, and in the meantime, check out DBRLTeen’s exclusive interview with Gateway award-winning author, Jennifer Brown.

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