The 2015 Carnegie Medal Shortlist Announced

17 Mar

The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals are the UK’s oldest and most prestigious children’s book awards. Often described by authors and illustrators as ‘the one they want to win’ – they are the gold standard in children’s literature.

The CILIP Carnegie Medal is awarded by children’s librarians for an outstanding book for children and young people. 

So, without further ado, here are the shortlistees for this year’s Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medals, the award chosen by librarians and famed for being the medal that authors and illustrators most want to win.

The CILIP Carnegie Medal 2015 shortlist

When Mr. Dog Bites by Brian Conaghan (Bloomsbury).

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Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan (Bloomsbury)

Apple

 

Tinder by Sally Gardner (author) and David Roberts (illustrator) (Orion Children’s Books).

Unknown-1

 Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge (Macmillan Children’s Books).

Unknown-2

The Fastest Boy in the World by Elizabeth Laird (Macmillan Children’s Books).

Unknown-3

 

Buffalo Soldier by Tanya Landman (Walker Books).

Buffalo soldier

 

The Middle of Nowhere by Geraldine McCaughrean (Usborne Books)

Unknown-4

More Than This by Patrick Ness (Walker Books)

More than this

 

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One Response to “The 2015 Carnegie Medal Shortlist Announced”

  1. The Styling Librarian March 18, 2015 at 7:20 am #

    Reblogged this on The Styling Librarian and commented:
    Eager to read these books- 2015 Carnegie Medal Shortlist- Grateful to my friend who blogged about the books:

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