Young Adult Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick, by Joe Schreiber (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Between Shades of Gray, by Ruta Sepetys (Philomel) Legend, by Marie Lu (Putnam Juvenile) A Monster Calls: Inspired by an Idea From Siobhan Dowd, by Patrick Ness, Jim Kay (Illus.) (Candlewick Press) Shine, by Lauren Myracle (Amulet Books) Steampunk! An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories, Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant (Eds.) (Candlewick Press)
Middle Reader The Apothecary, by Maile Meloy, Ian Schoenherr (Illus.) (Putnam Juvenile) Bluefish, by Pat Schmatz (Candlewick Press) The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale, by Carmen Agra Deedy and Randall Wright, Barry Moser (Illus.) (Peachtree) The Flint Heart, by Katherine Paterson and John Paterson, John Rocco (Illus.) (Candlewick Press) Liesl & Po, by Lauren Oliver, Kei Acedera (Illus.) (HarperCollins) Wildwood, by Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illus.) (Balzer + Bray)
Congrats to the nominees! Winners are announced on April 5.