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Massachusetts Children’s Book Award

Check out the Massachusetts Children's Book Award 2017-18 Master List of Nominees below.

Massachusetts Children’s Book Award
Sponsored by Salem State University
Master List 2017 Nominees


Abbott, T. (2014). The Forbidden Stone. (Katherine Tegen Books)
Angelberger, T. (2016). Inspector Flytrap. (Amulet Books)
Baptiste, T. (2015). The Jumbies. (Algonquin Young Readers)
Bradley, K. B. (2015). The War that Saved My Life. (Puffin Books)
Camper, C. (2014). Lowriders in Space. (Chronicle Books)
Draper, S. (2015). Stella by Starlight. (Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books)
Gibbs, S. (2014). Space Case: A Moon Base Alpha Novel. (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
Hilton, M. (2015). Full Cicada Moon. (Puffin Books)
Hunt, L. M. (2015). Fish in a Tree. (Puffin Books)
Jamieson, V. (2015). Roller Girl. (Dial Books)
Jennings, K. (2014). Maps & Geography. (Little Simon)
Levy, D. A. (2014). Misadventures of the Family Fletcher. (Yearling Books)
MacLachan, P. (2013). The Truth of Me: About a Boy, His Grandmother, and a Very Good Dog. (Harper Collins)
Milford, K. (2014). Greenglass House. (HMH Books for Young Readers)
Nye, N. S. (2014). The Turtle of Oman. (Greenwillow Books)
Oppel, K. (2015). Nest. (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
Pearsall, S. (2015). The Seventh Most Important Thing. (Yearling Books)
Perkins, L. R. (2014). Nuts to You. (Harper Collins)
Sands, K. (2015). The Blackthorn Key. (Aladdin)
Shurtliff, L. (2015). Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk. (Yearling Books)
Spinelli, E. (2014). Another Day as Emily. (Random House Children's Books)
Stroud, J. (2013). Screaming Staircase. (Disney-Hyperion)
Wicks, M. (2016). Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean. (First Second Books)
Woods, B. (2014). The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond. (Puffin Books)
Woodson, J. (2014). Brown Girl Dreaming. (Puffin Books)