Congratulations to the Top 25 Finalists in the Chapter Book Category!

Seers by Kristine Bowe, Woodbury, NJ 

Eddie J. by Jes’ka Washington, Houston, TX 

No Regrets by Wendy Garman, Mt. Wolf, PA 

Cuffy Simpson’s Unthinkable Choice by Gwen Davis-Feldman, Cameron Mills, NY 

Anthony Pantaloni’s One Thing by Nancy Viau, Mullica Hill, NJ 

The Adventures of Poo Boy by Sean Frawley, Colorado Springs, CO 

The Book of Secrets by Megan Sullivan, Davenport, FL 

Mount Raven by Monique de Varennes, Los Angeles, CA 

The Painted Page by Shena Simpson, Winston-Salem, NC 

Jump Free by Lisa Rose, Farmington Hills, MI 

Stranger in My Head by Beth Callis, Indianapolis, IN 

Nancy Marbles and the Great LIbba-Lemon Kapow by Mary Edmondson,

News About Colored People by Doris Landrum, Forrest City, AR 

Axis by Brooke Hartman, Chugiak, AK

Glass Palace by Andy Weisskoff, Sebastapol, CA 

A New House for Hessie by Brian J. Heinz, Wading River

Case of the Missing Carot Cake by Robin Newman, New York, NY 

The Last Bus by Deborah & Gregory Kuhns, Fairmont, WV 

Bethany Olve O’Detta Kay Schnook by Stephanie Shaw, McNinnville, OR

Le Station:  The Code of the Lion by Jason Smith, Traverse City, MI 

The Swinging Tree by Ann Frantti, Clifton Park, NY 

Glub by Stepanie Wass, Hudson, OH 

The Makeover Memoir by Suzanne Wintle, Wayland, MA 

The Girl with the Chicken House Pony by Doris Anita Anderson, Highland, CA 

Kobi:  Memoirs of a Mustand by Heather Hamel, Elkton, FL 


Congratulations to the Top 25 Finalists in the Picture Book Category!

The Kissy Momster by Meg C. DeBoe, Annandale, VA

One Word Pearl by Nicole Groeneweg, Lorton, VA 

Peanut Butter and Jelly Fish by Vicky L. Lorencen, Jackson, MI 

My Room by Maria Elizbeth Kavalos, West Long Beach, NJ,

Satchel Willoughby and the Realm of Lost Things by Stephen Roach, Greensboro, NC 

The City is Singing by Franziska Green, Buffalo, NY

How Long Will You Love Me?  by Lisa Cooper, Lawrence, KS 

The Truth About My Tooth by Julie Rudi, Beaver Falls, PA 

My Grammie by Cindi B. Pans, Federal Way, WA 

The Tale of the Howling Dog by Brian R. Urban,

And I Am Never Coming Out by Brian Graber, Western Springs, IL 

Step One, Step Two, Step Three and Step Four by Maria Ashworth

The Girl With the Very Long Pony Tail by Joseph Wilcox, Grand Junction,

Wind Wishes by Daniel & Jaimee Kullander, Juneau, AK 

White Wing and the Rainbow Sky by Cathy Sledz, Washington, DC,

And There Was Love by Susan Laper, Sharpsburg, GA 

No Eating In the Library by Robin Newman, New York, NY 

Where is God by Joseph Reo, Washington, DC 

The Token by Ted A. Mitchell, San Jose, CA 

Window Wish by Carrie Jean Foreman, Rosman, NC 

Stand-Up by Lisa Roth and Karen Siris, Roslyn, NY 

Sound Horn Okay! by Mardy Sears,

Ava and Jay’s Sticky Situation by Emily Gaul, Chicago, IL 

The Magic Seed by Debbie Newhouse, Los Altos Hills, CA 

Music Everywhere by Eve Canton, Chestnut Hill, MA