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Avasthi, Swati. Chasing Shadows
Barnes, Jennifer Lynn. The Naturals.
Beaudoin, Sean. Wise Young Fool.
Berry, Julie. All the Truth That’s In Me.
Bick, Ilsa J. The Sin Eater’s Confession.
Black, Holly. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown.
Blagden, Scott. Dear Life, You Suck.
Bradbury, Jennifer. A Moment Comes.
Brenna, Beverley. The White Bicycle.
Brown, Teri. Born of Illusion.
Buzo, Laura. Love and Other Perishable Items
Carriger, Gail. Etiquette & Espionage
Clark, Kristin Elizabeth. Freakboy.
Cokal, Susann. The Kingdom of Little Wounds.
Coley, Liz. Pretty Girl-13.
Cooner, Donna. Skinny.
De La Peña, Matt. The Living.
DeStefano, Lauren. Perfect Ruin. Illustrated by Teagan White.
Dubosarsky, Ursula. The Golden Day.
Engle, Margarita. The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba’s Greatest Abolitionist.
Farizan, Sara. If You Could Be Mine.
Federle, Tim. Better Nate Than Ever
Feinstein, John. Foul Trouble.
Flores-Scott, Patrick. Jumped In
Forman, Gayle. Just One Day.
Foxlee, Karen. The Midnight Dress.
Gansworth, Eric. If I Ever Get Out of Here.
Gardner, Sally. Maggot Moon. Illustrated by Julian Crouch.
Goodman, Carol. Blythewood.
Goodman, Shawn. Kindness for Weakness.
Griffin, Adele. Loud Awake and Lost.
Gruener, Ruth, Jack Gruener and Alan Gratz. Prisoner B-3087.
Hassan, Michael. Crash and Burn.
Healey, Karen. When We Wake.
Keil, Melissa. Life in Outer Space.
King, A. S. Reality Boy.
Knowles, Jo. Living With Jackie Chan.
Koertge, Ron. Coaltown Jesus.
Konigsberg, Bill. Openly Straight.
Kraus, Daniel. Scowler.
Laban, Elizabeth. The Tragedy Paper.
LaFevers, Robin. Dark Triumph.
Lake, Nick. Hostage Three.
Lanagan, Margo. Yellowcake.
Levithan, David. Two Boys Kissing.
London, Alex. Proxy.
Lu, Marie. Prodigy: A Legend Novel
Lyga, Barry. Game.
Lynch, Chris. Pieces.
Maas, Sarah J. Crown of Midnight.
Madison, Bennett. September Girls.
Marchetta, Melina. Quintana of Charyn: The Lumatere Chronicles.
Marillier, Juliet. Raven Flight.
Marr, Melissa and Tim Pratt, ed. Rags & Bones: New Twists on Timeless Tales.
Martin, T. Michael. The End Games.
McNeal, Tom. Far Far Away.
Medina, Meg. Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass.
Metzger, Lois. A Trick of the Light.
Meyer, Marissa. Scarlet.
Moser, Elise. Lily and Taylor.
Moskowitz, Hannah. Teeth.
Murdoch, Emily. If You Find Me
Ness, Patrick. More Than This.
Nielsen, Susin. The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen.
Pitcher, Annabel. Ketchup Clouds.
Poblocki, Dan. The Haunting of Gabriel Ashe.
Quick, Matthew. Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock.
Rhodes, Morgan. Falling Kingdoms.
Rosoff, Meg. Picture Me Gone
Rowell, Rainbow. Eleanor & Park.
Rowell, Rainbow. Fangirl.
Sales, Leila. This Song Will Save Your Life.
Sanderson, Brandon. The Rithmatist.
Sanderson, Brandon. Steelheart.
Seamon, Hollis. Somebody Up There Hates You.
Sedgwick, Marcus. Midwinterblood.
Sepetys, Ruta. Out of the Easy.
Shepherd, Megan. The Madman’s Daughter.
Sloan, Holly Goldberg. Counting by 7s.
Smith, Andrew. Winger. Illustrated by Sam Bosma.
Stiefvater, Maggie. The Dream Thieves.
Strasser, Todd. Fallout.
Sullivan, Tara. Golden Boy.
Taylor, Laini. Days of Blood and Starlight.
Terrill, Cristin. All Our Yesterdays.
Terry, Chris L. Zero Fade.
Thompson, Holly. The Language Inside.
Vanderpool, Clare. Navigating Early.
Vaughn, Lauren Roedy. OCD, the Dude, and Me.
Wasserman, Robin. The Waking Dark.
Wein, Elizabeth. Rose Under Fire.
West, Kasie. Pivot Point.
Westrick, Anne. Brotherhood.
Winters, Cat. In the Shadow of Blackbirds.
Woolston, Blythe. Black Helicopters.
Yancey, Rick. The 5th Wave.
Yovanoff, Brenna. Paper Valentine.
Zarr, Sara. The Lucy Variations.
Alphablock. Franceschelli, Christopher. Illus. by Peskimo.
Ball. Sullivan, Mary. Illus. by the author.
The Bathing Costume, or, the Worst Vacation of My Life. Moundlic, Charlotte. Illus. by the Olivier Tallec. Trans. by Claudia Zoe Bedrick.
Benjamin Bear in “Bright Ideas!” Coudray, Philippe. Illus. by the author.
A Big Guy Took My Ball! Willems, Mo. Illus. by the author.
Building Our House. Bean, Jonathan. Illus. by the author.
Bully. Seeger, Laura Vaccaro. Illus. by the author.
Count the Monkeys. Barnett, Mac. Illus. by Kevin Cornell.
The Dark. Snicket, Lemony. Illus. by Jon Klassen.
The Day the Crayons Quit. Daywalt, Drew. Illus. by Oliver Jeffers.
Deep in the Sahara. Cunnane, Kelly. Illus. by Hoda Hadadi.
Eat Like a Bear. Sayre, April Pulley. Illus. by Steve Jenkins.
Exclamation Mark. Rosenthal, Amy Krouse. Illus. by Tom Lichtenheld.
Flight of the Honey Bee. Huber, Raymond. Illus. by Brian Lovelock.
Flora and the Flamingo. Idle, Molly Schaar. Illus. by the author.
Fraidyzoo. Heder, Thyra. Illus. by the author.
Little Santa. Agee, Jon. Illus. by the author.
Locomotive. Floca, Brian. Illus. by the author.
Lulu and the Dog from the Sea. McKay, Hilary. Illus. by Priscilla Lamont.
Maria Had a Little Llama/María tenía una Ilamita pequeña. Dominguez, Angela. Illus. by the author.
Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song. Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Illus. by Brian Pinkney.
Mitchell Goes Bowling. Durand, Hallie. Illus. by Tony Fucile.
Moo! LaRochelle, David. Illus. by Mike Wohnoutka.
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild. Brown, Peter. Illus. by the author.
Mr. Wuffles! Wiesner, David. Illus. by the author.
My Father’s Arms Are a Boat. Lunde, Stein Erik. Illus. by Øyvind Torseter. Trans. by Kari Dickson.
My Happy Life. Lagercrantz, Rose. Illus. by Eva Eriksson.
Nelson Mandela. Nelson, Kadir. Illus. by the author.
Niño Wrestles the World. Morales, Yuyi. Illus. by the author.
Old Mikamba Had a Farm. Isadora, Rachel. Illus. by the author.
On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein. Berne, Jennifer Illus. by Vladimir Radunsky.
Parrots Over Puerto Rico. Roth, Susan L. and Trumbore, Cindy. Illus. by Susan L. Roth.
Penny and Her Marble. Henkes, Kevin. Illus. by the author.
Robot, Go Bot! Rau, Dana Meachen. Illus. by Wook Jin Jung.
Take Me Out to the Yakyu. Meshon, Aaron. Illus. by the author.
Ten Orange Pumpkins: A Counting Book. Savage, Stephen. Illus. by the author.
Tito Puente: Mambo King/Rey del Mambo. Brown, Monica. Illus. by Rafael López.
The Tortoise & the Hare. Pinkney, Jerry. Illus. by the author.
Warning: Do Not Open This Book! Lehrhaupt, Adam. Illus. by Matthew Forsythe.
The Watermelon Seed. Pizzoli, Greg. Illus. by the author.
Xander's Panda Party. Park, Linda Sue. Illus. by Matt Phelan.
The Year of Billy Miller. Henkes, Kevin. Illus. by the author.
The Animal Book: A Collection of the Fastest, Fiercest, Toughest, Cleverest, Shyest--and Most Surprising--Animals on Earth. Jenkins, Steve. Illus. by the author.
Barbed Wire Baseball. Moss, Marissa. Illus. by Yuko Shimizu.
Battle Bunny. Scieszka, Jon and Barnett, Mac. Illus. by Matthew Myers.
Battling Boy. Pope, Paul. Illus. by the author.
Better Nate Than Ever. Federle, Tim.
Bluffton: My Summers with Buster. Phelan, Matt. Illus. by the author.
Bo at Ballard Creek. Hill, Kirkpatrick. Illus. by LeUyen Pham.
The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible...on Schindler's List. Leyson, Leon. illus.
The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdös. Heiligman, Deborah. Illus. by LeUyen Pham.
Doll Bones. Black, Holly. Margaret K.
Eruption!: Volcanoes and the Science of Saving Lives. Rusch, Elizabeth. Illus. by Tom Uhlman.
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library. Grabenstein, Chris.
Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table. Martin, Jacqueline Briggs. Illus. by Eric-Shabazz Larkin.
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures. DiCamillo, Kate. Illus. by K. G. Campbell.
Gone Fishing: A Novel in Verse. Wissinger, Tamera Will. Illus. by Matthew Cordell.
The Great American Dust Bowl. Brown, Don. Illus. by the author.
How to Catch a Bogle. Jinks, Catherine. Illus. by Sarah Watts.
Knock Knock : My Dad's Dream for Me. Beaty, Daniel. Illus. by Bryan Collier.
The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist. Engle, Margarita.
Lincoln's Grave Robbers. Sheinkin, Steve.
Look Up! Bird-Watching in Your Own Backyard. Cate, Annette LeBlanc. Illus. by the author.
The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius. Greenberg, Jan and Jordan, Sandra.
Mister Orange. Matti, Truus. Illus. by Jenni Desmond. Trans. by Laura Watkinson.
Monster on the Hill. Harrell, Rob. Illus. by the author.
P. S. Be Eleven. Williams-Garcia, Rita.
Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant's Tale. Tonatiuh, Duncan. Illus. by the author.
Rooftoppers. Rundell, Katherine. Illus. by Terry Fan.
Serafina's Promise: A Novel in Verse. Burg, Ann E.
Soldier Dog. Angus, Sam.
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin, Bryant, Jen. Illus. by Melissa Sweet.
Sugar. Rhodes, Jewell Parker.
Treasury of Egyptian Mythology. Napoli, Donna Jo. Illus. by Christina Balit.
The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp. Appelt, Kathi.
The War within These Walls. Sax, Aline. Illus. by Caryl Strzelecki. Trans. by Laura Watkinson.
When Stravinsky Met Nijinsky: Two Artists, Their Ballet, and One Extraordinary Riot. Stringer, Lauren. Illus. by the author.
When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop. Hill, Laban Carrick. Illus. by Theodore Taylor III.
Words with Wings. Grimes, Nikki.
Becoming Ben Franklin: How a Candle-Maker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty. Freedman, Russell. illus.
Counting by 7s. Sloan, Holly Goldberg
Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles, America's First Black Paratroopers. Stone, Tanya Lee. illus.
Darius & Twig. Myers, Walter Dean.
Diego Rivera: An Artist for the People. Rubin, Susan Goldman. illus.
Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty. Bolden, Tonya. illus.
Etiquette & Espionage. Carriger, Gail.
Far Far Away. McNeal, Tom.
Go: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design. Kidd, Chip. Illus. by the author.
The Living. de la Peña, Matt.
March: Book One. Lewis, John and Aydin, Andrew. Illus. by Nate Powell.
Navigating Early. Vanderpool, Clare.
One Came Home. Timberlake, Amy.
Paperboy. Vawter, Vince.
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass. Medina, Meg.
Journey. Becker, Aaron. Illus. by the author.
Poems to Learn by Heart. Kennedy, Caroline. Illus. by Jon J Muth.
PICTURE BOOK AWARD WINNER:
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild written and illustrated by Peter Brown
FICTION AWARD WINNER:
Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith
NONFICTION AWARD WINNER:
The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin
PICTURE BOOK HONOR WINNERS:
FICTION HONOR WINNERS:
NONFICTION HONOR WINNERS:
Locomotive, illustrated by Brian Floca
Journey, written and illustrated by Aaron Becker
Flora and the Flamingo, written and illustrated by Molly Idle
Mr. Wuffles! written and illustrated by David Wiesner
Author Award Winner
Rita Williams-Garcia, author of “P.S. Be Eleven
Illustrator Award Winner
Bryan Collier, illustrator of “Knock knock: my dad’s dream for me”
John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, authors of “March: Book One" illustrated by Nate Powell
Walter Dean Myers, authors of “Darius & Twig”
Nikki Grimes, author of “Words with Wings”
Kadir Nelson, illustrator and author of “Nelson Mandela"
One Came Home by Amy Timberlake
Best Young Adult:
Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher
The Eye of the Whale a Rescue Story by Jennifer O’Connell
The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt
Young Adult Fiction
Washashore by Suzanne Goldsmith
A Place for Turtles by Melissa Stewart and Higgins Bond
Young Adult Nonfiction
Inside a Bald Eagle’s Nest: A Photographic Journey Through the American Bald Eagle Nesting Season by Teena Ruark Gorrow and Craig A. Koppie
Midwinterblood By Marcus Sedgwick
Eleanor & Park By Rainbow Rowell
Kingdom of Little Wounds By Susann Cokal
Maggot Moon By Sally Gardner, illustrated by Julian Crouch
Navigating Early By Clare Vanderpool
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures, written by Kate DiCamillo
Doll Bones, written by Holly Black
The Year of Billy Miller, written by Kevin Henkes
One Came Home, written by Amy Timberlake
Paperboy, written by Vince Vawter
A Splash of Red : The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Locomotive by Brian Floca
The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos by Deborah Heiligman, illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909 by Michelle Markel, illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Parrots Over Puerto Rico by Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore
Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles, America's First Black Paratroopers by Tanya Lee Stone
Author Award Winner
Illustrator Award Winner
Niño Wrestles the World illustrated and written by Yuyi Morales
Author Honor Book
Parrots over Puerto Rico written by Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore, illustrated by Susan L. Roth
Bo at Ballard Creek, written by Kirkpatrick Hill, illustrated by LeUyen Pha
The Watermelon Seed written and illustrated by Greg Pizzoli
Ball written and illustrated by Mary Sullivan
A Big Guy Took My Ball! written and illustrated by Mo Willems
Penny and Her Marble written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes
Browne, Anthony. One Gorilla: A Counting Book.
Chaud, Benjamin. The Bear’s Song.
Dumont, Jean-François. The Chickens Build a Wall.
Graham, Bob. The Silver Button.
Lagercrantz, Rose. My Happy Life.
Lunde, Stein Erik. My Father’s Arms Are a Boat.
Pendziwol, Jean E. Once Upon a Northern Night.
Reid, Barbara. Picture a Tree.
Uman, Jennifer & Valerio Vidali. Jemmy Button.
Young, Cybèle. Out the Window.
Zullo, Germano. Line 135.
Almond, David. Mouse Bird Snake Wolf.
Baker-Smith, Grahame. FArTHER
Bunanta, Murti, The Tiny Boy and Other Tales from Indonesia
Garland, Sarah. Azzi in Between.
Goossens, Jesse. Holland/A Thousand Things About Holland.
Lester, Alison. Sophie Scott Goes South
Merveille, David. Hello, Mr. Hulot.
Moundlic, Charlotte. The Bathing Costume: Or the Worst Vacation of My Life
Suneby, Elizabeth. Razia’s Ray of Hope: One Girl’s Dream of an Education.
Weulersse, Odile, Nasreddine.
Wolf, Gita, The Enduring Ark
Blackcrane, Gerelchimeg. Black Flame.
Brahmachari, Sita. Mira in the Present Tense
Britt, Fanny. Jane, the Fox & Me.
Hughes, Shirley. Hero on a Bicycle.
Joffo, Joseph. A Bag of Marbles: The Graphic Novel
McKay, Sharon E. & Daniel Lafrance. War Brothers: The Graphic Novel
Matti, Truus. Mister Orange.
Setterington, Ken. Branded by the Pink Triangle. Second Story
Watts, Irene N. Touched by Fire.
Maroh, Julie. Blue Is the Warmest Color
Sax, Aline. The War Within These Walls
Sharafeddine, Fatima. The Servant.
Tan, Shaun. The Bird King: An Artist’s Notebook.
Wein, Elizabeth. Rose Under Fire.
The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi written by Neal Bascomb
Go: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design written by Chip Kidd
Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans During World War II written by Martin W. Sandler
Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles, America's First Black Paratroopers written by Tanya Lee Stone
The President Has Been Shot! The Assassination of John F. Kennedy written by James L. Swanson