Sunshine State Young Reader's Award
Freaky Fast Frankie Joe
by Lutricia Clifton
Twelve-year-old Frankie Joe Huckaby, forced to live with the fathe rhe never knew, a stepmother, and four half-brothers in Illinois, starts a delivery service to finance his escape back to his mother in Texas, not realizing he is making a better life for himself than he ever had with her.
by Gordon Korman
Twelve-year-old Jackson Opus is descended from two powerful hypnotist bloodlines, but he has just begun to realize that he can control other peoples' actions with sometimes frightening results--especially when the head of the Sentia Institute plans to use Jackson for his own benefit.