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2016 Winners and Finalists

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Winner
The Little Shop of Monsters

The Little Shop of Monsters

By: R.L. Stine
Illustrated by:
Marc Brown
ISBN: 9780316369831

 
Clark the Shark: Afraid of the Dark

Clark the Shark

By: Bruce Hale
Illustrated by:
Guy Francis
ISBN: 9780062374509
 
Sick Simon

Sick Simon

By: Dan Krall
ISBN: 9781442490970
 
Stick and Stone

Stick and Stone

By: Beth Ferry
Illustrated by:
Tom Lichtenheld
ISBN: 9780544032569
 
To the Sea

To the Sea

By: Cale Atkinson
ISBN: 978-1-4847-0813-2
Winner
I’m Trying To Love Spiders

I’m Trying To Love Spiders

By: Bethany Barton
ISBN: 9780670016938

 
Fort

Fort

By: Cynthia DeFelice
ISBN: 9780374324278
 
Funny Bones

Funny Bones

By: Duncan Tonatiuh
ISBN: 9781419716478
 
Monkey and Elephant and a Secret Birthday Surprise

Monkey and Elephant and a Secret Birthday Surprise

By: Carole Lexa Schaefer
Illustrated by:
Galia Bernstein
ISBN: 9780763661311
 
Nnewts: Book One: Escape from the Lizzarks

Nnewts

By: Doug TenNapel
ISBN: 9780545676472
Winner
Hilo Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth

Hilo Book 1

By: Judd Winick
ISBN: 9780385386173

 
Backlash

Backlash

By: Sarah Darer Littman
ISBN: 9780545651264
 
Saved By the Bell (Vol. 1)

Saved By the Bell (Vol. 1)

By: Joelle Sellner
Illustrated by:
Chynna Clugston-Flores and Tim Fish
ISBN: 9781631403125
 
The Terrible Two

The Terrible Two

By: Mac Barnett and Jory John
Illustrated by:
Kevin Cornell
ISBN: 9781419714627
 
Tom Gates: Everything’s Amazing (Sort Of)

Tom Gates

By: Liz Pichon
ISBN: 9780763674731
Winner
All the Bright Places

All the Bright Places

By: Jennifer Niven
ISBN: 9780385755894

 
A Court of Thorns and Roses

A Court of Thorns and Roses

By: Sarah J. Maas
ISBN: 9781619635180
 
P.S. I Still Love You

P.S. I Still Love You

By: Jenny Han
ISBN: 9781442426733
 
Red Queen

Red Queen

By: Victoria Aveyard
ISBN: 9780062310637
 
Winter (The Lunar Chronicles)

Winter (The Lunar Chronicles)

By: Marissa Meyer
ISBN: 9780312642983
Winner
George

George

By: Alex Gino
ISBN: 978-0545812542

 
The Question of Miracles

The Question of Miracles

By: Elana K. Arnold
ISBN: 9780544334649
 
Roller Girl

Roller Girl

By: Victoria Jamieson
ISBN: 9780525429678
 
The Thing About Jellyfish

The Thing About Jellyfish

By: Ali Benjamin
ISBN: 9780316380867
 
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer

Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer

By: Kelly Jones
Illustrated by:
Katie Kath
ISBN: 9780385755528
Winner
Conviction

Conviction

By: Kelly Loy Gilbert
ISBN: 9781423197386

 
An Ember in the Ashes

An Ember in the Ashes

By: Sabaa Tahir
ISBN: 9781595148032
 
More Happy Than Not

More Happy Than Not

By: Adam Silvera
ISBN: 978-1616955601
 
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

By: Becky Albertalli
ISBN: 9780062348678
 
We All Looked Up

We All Looked Up

By: Tommy Wallach
ISBN: 9781481418775
Winner
The Princess and the Pony

The Princess and the Pony

By: Kate Beaton
Illustrated by:
Kate Beaton
ISBN: 9780545637084

 
Little Elliot, Big Family

Little Elliot, Big Family

By: Mike Curato
Illustrated by:
Mike Curato
ISBN: 9780805098266
 
The Red Hat

The Red Hat

By: David Teague
Illustrated by:
Antoinette Portis
ISBN: 9781423134114
 
Strictly No Elephants

Strictly No Elephants

By: Lisa Mantchev
Illustrated by:
Taeeun Yoo
ISBN: 9781481416474
 
Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower

Tricky Vic

By: Greg Pizzoli
ISBN: 9780670016525
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