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  NOMINEES 2014-2015
Announced February 1, 2014
PRINTER-FRIENDLY VERSION OF NOMINEES
 

Ballots must be postmarked by April 1, 2015

PRIMARY (Grades K-3)
City Dog, Country Frog by Mo Willems and John J. Muth Exclamation Mark! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld Miss Brooks Loves Books (and I Don’t). by Barbara Bottner Randy Riley’s Really Big Hit.by Chris Van Dusen Too Tall Houses by Giana Marino
City Dog, Country Frog by Mo Willems and John J. Muth, illus. Hyperion Books for Children, 2010.
Exclamation Mark! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld, illus. Scholastic Press, 2013.

Miss Brooks Loves Books (and I Don’t) by Barbara Bottner and Michael Emberley, illus. Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.

Randy Riley’s Really Big Hit by Chris Van Dusen. Candlewick Press, 2012.

Too Tall Houses by Giana Marino. Viking Press, 2012.

 

INTERMEDIATE (Grades 3-6)

Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George Wild Wings by Gill Lewis Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George. Random House, 2010.
Wild Wings by Gill Lewis and Yuta Onada, illus. Antheneum, 2011.
Wonder by R.J. Palacio. Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL/JR. HIGH (Grades 6-9)

Bluefish by Pat Schmatz Chained by Lynne Kelly The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Bluefish by Pat Schmatz. Candlewick, 2011.
Chained by Lynne Kelly. Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2012
The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen. Scholastic, 2012

 

YOUNG ADULT (Grades 9-12)

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor The Fault is in Our Stars by John Green Legend by Marie Lu
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor. Little, Brown, 2011.
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. Delacorte Press, 2010.
Legend by Marie Lu. Penguin, 2011.

 

PICTURE BOOK FOR OLDER READERS (Grades 4 and up)

rothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Team. Audrey Vernick The Camping Trip that Changed America: Thedodore Roosevelt, John Muir and Our National Parks Barb Rosenstock and Mordicai Gerstein These Hands. Margaret H. Mason and Floyd Cooper, illus.
Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Team by Audrey Vernick and Steven Salerno, illus. Clarion, 2012.
The Camping Trip that Changed America: Thedodore Roosevelt, John Muir and Our National Parks by Barb Rosenstock and Mordicai Gerstein, illus. Dial Books for Young People, 2012.

These Hands by Margaret H. Mason and Floyd Cooper, illus. Houghton, Mifflin, Harcourt, 2010.

 

 

 

 

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