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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
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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