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2008 Winners and Finalists

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Winner
Frankie Stein

Frankie Stein

By: Lola M. Schaefer
Illustrated by:
Kevan Atteberry

 
Dino-Dinners

Dino-Dinners

By: Mick and Brita Granstrom Manning
ISBN: 9780823420896
 
Five Little Monkeys Go Shopping

Five Little Monkeys Go Shopping

By: Eileen Christelow
ISBN: 9780547769141
 
The Three Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark

The Three Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark

By: Ken Geist
Illustrated by:
Julia Gorton
ISBN: 978-0439719629
 
Tucker’s Spooky Halloween

Tucker’s Spooky Halloween

By: Leslie McGuirk
ISBN: 978-0763631819
Winner
Big Cats

Big Cats

By: Elaine Landau
ISBN: 978-0766027701

 
Babymouse: Camp Babymouse

Babymouse

By: Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm
 
Monday with a Mad Genius

Monday with a Mad Genius

By: Mary Pope Osborne
Illustrated by:
Sal Murdocca
ISBN: 978-0375837296
 
The Richest Poor Kid

The Richest Poor Kid

By: Carl Sommer
ISBN: 978-1575370255
 
Wolves

Wolves

By: Duncan Searl
ISBN: 978-1597163705
Winner
Encyclopedia Horrifica

Encyclopedia Horrifica

By: Joshua Gee

 
Beowulf: Monster Slayer

Beowulf

By: Paul D. Storrie
Illustrated by:
Ron Randall
 
Ghosts

Ghosts

By: Stephen Krensky
ISBN: 978-0822567622
 
The Short and Incredibly Happy Life of Riley

The Short and Incredibly Happy Life of Riley

By: Colin Thompson
Illustrated by:
Amy Lissiat
ISBN: 978-1933605500
 
When the Shadbush Blooms

When the Shadbush Blooms

By: Carla Messinger, Susan Katz
Illustrated by:
David Kanietakeron Fadden
ISBN: 978-1582461922
Winner
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By: J.K. Rowling
Illustrated by:
Mary GrandPré, Kazu Kibiushi
ISBN: 978-0545010221

 
Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

By: Jeff Kinney
ISBN: 9780810993136
 
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Titan’s Curse

Percy Jackson and the Olympians

By: Rick Riordan
ISBN: 978-1423101451
 
Snakehead

Snakehead

By: Anthony Horowitz
ISBN: 978-0399241611
 
Warriors: Power of Three: The Sight

Warriors

By: Erin Hunter
ISBN: 978-0060892012
Winner
Olivia Helps with Christmas

Olivia Helps with Christmas

By: Ian Falconer
Illustrated by:
Ian Falconer
ISBN: 978-1416907862

 
Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy

Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy

By: Jane O'Connor
Illustrated by:
Robin Preiss Glasser
ISBN: 978-0062210524
 
The Invention of Hugo Cabret

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

By: Brian Selznick
ISBN: 978-0439813785
 
Knuffle Bunny Too

Knuffle Bunny Too

By: Mo Willems
ISBN: 978-1423102991
 
Three Snow Bears

Three Snow Bears

By: Jan Brett
ISBN: 978-0399247927
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