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Here Are Your Nominees:

We are pleased to announce the 2016 nominees. Voting for the 2016 awards will begin on September 1st, 2016.

Grades K-2: 

Just a Duck? by Carin Bramsen (Random House Books for Young Readers, 2015)
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett, illus. by Jon Klassen (Candlewick, 2014)
Please, Mr. Panda by Steve Antony (Scholastic, 2014)
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2014)
Biscuit Loves the Library by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus by Pat Schories (HarperCollins, 2014)

Grades 3-5:  
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm (Random House Books for Young Readers, 2014)
How to Speak Dolphin by Ginny Rorby (Scholastic, 2015)
Tales From a Not-So-Happily Ever After (Dork Diaries #8) by Rachel Renee Russell (Aladdin, 2014)
Moving Target by Christina Diaz Gonzalez (Scholastic, 2015)
Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar (Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2015)

Grades 6-8:  
The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #1) by Rick Riordan (Disney-Hyperion, 2015)
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander (HMH Books for Young Readers, 2014)
Everblaze (Keeper of the Lost Cities #3) by Shannon Messenger (Aladdin, 2014)
Convergence (The Zodiac Legacy: #1) by Stan Lee, Stuart Moore & Andie Tong (Disney Press, 2015)
Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt (Nancy Paulsen Books/Penguin, 2015)

Four: A Divergent Collection by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books, 2014)
I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson (Dial Books, 2014)
The Shadow Prince (Into the Dark #1) by Bree Despain (Carolrhoda Lab, 2014)
The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave #2) by Rick Yancey (G. P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, 2014)
The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West (HarperTeen, 2015)

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