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American Association of University Women North Carolina Young People’s Literature Award -- Nominees, 2018

  1. Brantley-Newton, Vanessa (illustrator), and Quvenzhane Wallis.  A Night Out with Mama.  New York:  Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2017.
  2. Dowell, Frances O’Roark.  Sam the Man & the Dragon Van Plan.  New York:  Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2018.
  3. Holub, Joan, and Suzanne Williams.  Freya and the Magic Jewel.  Thunder Girls, Book I.  New York:  Aladdin, 2018.
  4. Kim, Jaime (illustrator), and Dana Walrath.  I Am a Bird.  New York:  Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2018.
  5. Laminack, Lester L.  The King of Bees.  Atlanta:  Peachtree, 2018.
  6. Ogburn, Jacqueline K.  The Unicorn in the Barn.  New York:  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.
  7. Sill, Cathryn, and John Sill.  About Habitats:  Seashores.  Atlanta:  Peachtree, 2017.
  8. Smith, Amber.  The Last to Let Go.  New York:  Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2018.
  9. Weatherford, Carole Boston.  Be a King:  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and You.  New York:  Bloomsbury, 2018.
  10.  Weatherford, Carole Boston.  How Sweet the Sound:  The Story of Amazing Grace.  New York:  Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2018.
  11.  Weatherford, Carole Boston.  Schomburg:  The Man Who Built a Library.  Somerville, MA:  Candlewick Press, 2018.
  12.  Williams, Lea.  We Who Believe in Freedom:  The Life and Times of Ella Baker.  Raleigh:  Archives and History, 2017.