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2016 Winners and Finalists

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Winner
The Little Shop of MonstersThe Little Shop of Monsters
by R.L. Stine

 
Clark the Shark: Afraid of the DarkClark the Shark
by Bruce Hale
 
Sick SimonSick Simon
by Dan Krall
 
Stick and StoneStick and Stone
by Beth Ferry
 
To the SeaTo the Sea
by Cale Atkinson
Winner
I’m Trying To Love SpidersI’m Trying To Love Spiders
by Bethany Barton

 
FortFort
by Cynthia DeFelice
 
Funny BonesFunny Bones
by Duncan Tonatiuh
 
Nnewts: Book One: Escape from the LizzarksNnewts
by Doug TenNapel
Winner
Hilo Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to EarthHilo Book 1
by Judd Winick

 
BacklashBacklash
by Sarah Darer Littman
 
Saved By the Bell (Vol. 1)Saved By the Bell (Vol. 1)
by Joelle Sellner
 
The Terrible TwoThe Terrible Two
by Mac Barnett and Jory John
 
Tom Gates: Everything’s Amazing (Sort Of)Tom Gates
by Liz Pichon
Winner
All the Bright PlacesAll the Bright Places
by Jennifer Niven

 
A Court of Thorns and RosesA Court of Thorns and Roses
by Sarah J. Maas
 
P.S. I Still Love YouP.S. I Still Love You
by Jenny Han
 
Red QueenRed Queen
by Victoria Aveyard
 
Winter (The Lunar Chronicles)Winter (The Lunar Chronicles)
by Marissa Meyer
Winner
GeorgeGeorge
by Alex Gino

 
The Question of MiraclesThe Question of Miracles
by Elana K. Arnold
 
Roller GirlRoller Girl
by Victoria Jamieson
 
The Thing About JellyfishThe Thing About Jellyfish
by Ali Benjamin
Winner
ConvictionConviction
by Kelly Loy Gilbert

 
An Ember in the AshesAn Ember in the Ashes
by Sabaa Tahir
 
More Happy Than NotMore Happy Than Not
by Adam Silvera
 
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens AgendaSimon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
by Becky Albertalli
 
We All Looked UpWe All Looked Up
by Tommy Wallach
Winner
The Princess and the PonyThe Princess and the Pony
by Kate Beaton

 
Little Elliot, Big FamilyLittle Elliot, Big Family
by Mike Curato
 
The Red HatThe Red Hat
by David Teague
 
Strictly No ElephantsStrictly No Elephants
by Lisa Mantchev
 
Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel TowerTricky Vic
by Greg Pizzoli
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