Nominees for 2017-2018


Younger readers (4 to 6 years)

Oliver
Jeffers
A Child of Books
Andy
Lee
Do Not Open This Book
R.J.
Palacio
We're All Wonders
Aaron
Blabey
Don't Call Me Bear!
Richard
Byrne
This Book Just Ate My Dog
Ame
Dyckman
Wolfie the Bunny
Brendan
Wenzel
They All Saw a Cat
Dev
Petty
I Don't Want to Be a Frog
Adam
Rex
School's First Day of School
Kevin
Henkes
Waiting

Middle Readers (7 to 10 years)

Sara
Pennypacker
Pax
Chris
Grabenstein
Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics
Peter
Brown
The Wild Robot
Katherine
Applegate
Crenshaw
Raina
Telgemeier
Ghosts
Dav
Pilkey
Dog Man
Kobi
Yamada
What Do You Do With an Idea?
Liesl
Shurtliff
Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk
Kate
DiCamillo
Raymie Nightingale
Erin Entrada
Kelly
Hello, Universe

Older Readers (11 to 14 years)

Booki
Vivat
Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom
Jason
Reynolds
Ghost (Track: Book 1)
Caren
Stelson
Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story
Jack
Cheng
See You in the Cosmos
Kelly Regan
Barnhill
The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Adam
Gidwitz
The inquisitor's Tale
Matthew
Loux
The Time Museum
Grace
Lin
When the Sea Turned to Silver

Mature Readers (15 to 18 years)

Traci
Chee
The Reader
Amie
Kaufman
Illuminae
Viet Thanh
Nguyen
The Sympathizer
Jennifer
Niven
All the Bright Places
Jennifer E.
Smith
Windfall
Kazuto
Tatsuta
Ichi-F: A Worker's Graphic Memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant
Angie
Thomas
The Hate U Give
Sandra
Uwiringiyimana
How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child