Flume Award


What Is It?
The Flume: NH Teen Reader's Choice Award was created in 2005 in response to a New Hampshire teens' request to have a book award geared towards high school students. This award is a state-wide venture led by a collaborative effort from school and public librarians. Each year teens nominate titles, published within the last two years, they think deserve to be recognized. Librarians then narrow the group of titles to a list of 13. Teens then vote for the winning title from the list of 13.
What's The Nomination Criteria?
Titles must be nominated by teens in grades 9-12, can be fiction or nonfiction books, with appeal to this age group. They must have a publication date within the last two years. If the book is part of a series, it must be able to stand alone, meaning a reader doesn't have to read the other books in the series to understand what's going on.

Fall 2015

Winner: 
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
Nominees:

  • Beautiful Music for Ugly Children by Kirstin Cronn-Mills
  • Fan Art by Sarah Tregay
  • Far Far Away by Tom McNeal
  • Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick
  • I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
  • More Than This by Patrick Ness
  • Scan by Walter Jury and Sarah Fine
  • Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
  • To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
Fall 2015 nominees brochure .pdf or .doc
Nancy Keane’s 2016 Flume Award LibGuide

Spring 2015

Winner: 
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Nominees:
  • Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
  • The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
  • The Selection by Kiera Cass
  • Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher
  • Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
  • Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz
  • Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
  • Winger by Andrew Smith
  • The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
Spring 2015 nominees brochure (.pdf or .doc)

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