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NOMINEES 2014-2015
Announced February 1, 2014

 

NOMINEES 2013-2014

 

Announced February 1, 2013
PRINTER-FRIENDLY VERSION OF NOMINEES

OFFICAL MAIL-IN BALLOT
Ballots must be postmarked by April 1, 2014

PRIMARY (Grades K-3)
Bats at the Ballgame written and illustrated by Brian Lies Children Make Terrible Pets written and illustrated by Peter Brown. Interrupting Chicken written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein Press Here written and illustrated by Herve Tullet Stars written by Mary Lyn Ray,
Bats at the Ballgame written and illustrated by Brian Lies. Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2011.
Children Make Terrible Pets written and illustrated by Peter Brown. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2010.

Interrupting Chicken written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein. Candlewick Press, 2010.

Press Here written and illustrated by Herve Tullet. Chronicle Books, 2011.

Stars written by Mary Lyn Ray, illustrated by Marla Frazee. Beach Lane Books, 2011.

 

INTERMEDIATE (Grades 3-6)

A Nest for Celeste by Henry Cole Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer Holm The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann
A Nest for Celeste by Henry Cole. Katherine Tegen Books, 2010.
Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer Holm. Random House Books for Young Readers, 2010.
The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann. Aladdin, 2011.

 

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

Faith, Hope, and Ivy June by Phyllis Naylor Reynolds One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
Faith, Hope, and Ivy June by Phyllis Naylor Reynolds. Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2009.
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia. Ammistad, 2010.
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick. Scholastic Press, 2011.

 

YOUNG ADULT (Grades 9-12)

Divergent by Veronica Roth Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen
Divergent by Veronica Roth. Katherine Tegen Books, 2011.
Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly. Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2010.
The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2011.

 

PICTURE BOOK FOR OLDER READERS (Grades 4 and up)

14 Cows for America written by Carmen Agra Deedy in collaboration with Wilson Kimeli Nalyoman Queen of the Falls written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg. Worst of Friends: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and the True Story of an American Feud by Suzanne Tripp Jurmain
14 Cows for America written by Carmen Agra Deedy in collaboration with Wilson Kimeli Nalyoman. Illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez. Peachtree Publishers, 2009.
Queen of the Falls written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg. Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2011.

Worst of Friends: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and the True Story of an American Feud by Suzanne Tripp Jurmain. Illustrated by Larry Day. Dutton, 2011.

 

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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