2014 Flume Award Nominees and Timeline

The 2014 nominees are:

Across the Universe – Beth Revis
Ask the Passengers – A. S. King
Code Name Verity – Elizabeth Wein
Death Cloud – Andy Lane
The Fault in Our Stars – John Green
Heist Society – Ally Carter
Monument 14 – Emmy Laybourne
Raven Boys – Maggie Stiefvater
Ready Player One – Ernest Cline
Shadows on the Moon – Zoe Marriott

Flume Award Timeline of Events for Librarians

September-March
Promote the following year’s list of ten books selected in April. Using templates, make and distribute bookmarks, do a display, etc.

November-January
Solicit nominations from teens for the next Flume Award cycle (two calendar years from December.  So, if it is December 2013, you will be asking for suggestions for the 2015 nominees.)

February-March
Continue to promote the current Flume Award list of nominees.

March-April
Encourage teens to vote for their favorite book on the list. Create your own ballots/voting system.

April-May voting deadline
Tally votes and send vote tally to Ann Hoey.

May
Winner of current year’s Flume Award announced.  Next year’s list of nominees announced and promotional materials are put up on website.  Order new titles.   Collaborate with school/public library counterpart to plan promotion and voting.

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