The votes have been tallied and a winner has been selected for the annual Michigan Thumbs Up! Award. The winner of the 2014 Thumbs Up! Award goes to Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell! This touching coming-of-age novel features two misfit teens who develop a friendship and love despite the challenges of peer pressure and family.
Three honor books were selected as well:
- Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick
- Far Far Away by Tom McNeal
- Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
Posted by: Beth