American Association of University Women North Carolina Young People’s Literature Award -- Nominees, 2017

  1. Dowell, Frances O’Roark.*  Sam the Man and the Chicken Plan.  New York:  Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016.
  2. Dowell, Frances O’Roark.  Sam the Man and the Rutabaga Plan.  New York:  Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017.
  3. Dowell, Frances O’Roark.  Trouble the Water.  New York:  Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016.
  4. Frick-Ruppert, Jennifer.  The Legend of Skyco:  Spirit Quest.  New York:  Amberjack Publishing, 2017.
  5. Hostetter, Joyce Moyer.*  Aim.  Honesdale, Pa.:  Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, 2016.
  6. Jarrett, Diane Silcox, and Carol Moates, illustrator.  Side by Side.  Winston-Salem:  Jingle Books, Indigo Sea Press, 2017.
  7. McKay, Laurie.  The Last Dragon Charmer Book 3:  Realm Breaker.  New York:  Harper Collins Children’s Books, 2017.
  8. Standish, Ali.  The Ethan I Was Before.  New York:  Harper Collins Children’s Books, 2017.
  9. Troxler, Carole.  The Red Dog:  A Tale of the Carolina Frontier.  Columbia, S.C.:  CreateSpace, 2017.
  10. Weatherford, Carole Boston*, and Elizabeth Zunon, illustrator.  The Legendary Miss Lena Horne.  New York:  Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017.
  11. Weatherford, Carole Boston, and Jeffrey Boston Weatherford, illustrator.  You Can Fly:  The Tuskegee Airmen.  New York:  Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016.

*previous winner

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