Winner: THE GIVER by Lois Lowry

Other books selected for Master List: 
 

BACK TO BEFORE by Jan Slepian
BEARDANCE by Will Hobbs
THE BOGGART by Susan Cooper
BROWN ANGELS, AN ALBUM OF PICTURES AND VERSE by Walter Dean Myers
BULL RUN by Paul Fleischman
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, A LIFE OF DISCOVERY by Russell Freedman
THE FIRE BUG CONNECTION, AN ECOLOGICAL MYSTERY by Jean Craighead George
FOREST by Janet Taylor Lisle
HARPER & MOON by Ramon Royal Ross
JERICHO'S JOURNEY by G. Clifton Wisler
MANY THOUSAND GONE, AFRICAN AMERICANS FROM SLAVERY TO FREEDOM by Virginia Hamilton
RADICAL RED by James Duffy
SWITCHING WELL by Peni R. Griffin
THE TWIN IN THE TAVERN by Barbara Brooks Wallace
WESTERN WIND by Paula Fox
WHITE LILACS by Carolyn Meyer
WINTER CAMP by Kirkpatrick Hill