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Catia Chien   
The Bear and the Moon   
               
Chronicle Books                   
AD: Jill Turney, Mariam Quraishi and Alice Seiler   
ED: Melissa Manlove     
Author: Matthew Burgess

SILVER
Respect                   
Frank Morrison

Simon & Schuster   
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
AD: Debra Sfetsios-Conover
ED: Reka Simonsen       
Author: Carole Boston Weatherford

SILVER
My Best Friend                     
Jillian Tamaki

Simon & Schuster   
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
AD: Michael McCartney       
ED: Reka Simonsen       
Author: Julie Fogliano

Dilys Evans Founders' Award
The Wanderer         
Peter Van den Ende

Levine Querido           
The Em Querido List
AD: Christine Kettner, Arthur A. Levine       
Author: Peter Van den Ende 

In-Show 
 
     
The Reader             
Cynthia Alonso
Interlink Books         
Crocodile Books       
ED: Eloise Alemany         
Author: Luciana de Luca

The Magical Yet                   
Lorena Alvarez
Hachette Book Group
Little, Brown Young Readers
AD: Joann Hill & David Hastings     
ED: Nikki Garcia 
Author: Angela DiTerlizzi 

Window                   
Marion Arbona
Kids Can Press         
AD: Michael Reis     
ED: Yasemin Ucar
Author: Marion Arbona   

Prairie Days             
Micha Archer
Simon & Schuster   
Margaret K. McElderry Books
AD: Debra Sfetsios-Conover
ED: Justin Chanda
Author: Patricia MacLachlan     

Shirley Chisholm Is A Verb!             
Rachelle Baker
Penguin Random House     
Dial Books for Young Readers
AD: Jennifer Kelly     
ED: Nancy Mercado       
Author: Veronica Chambers

Maybe: A story about the endless potential in all of us       
Gabriella Barouch   
Compendium           
AD: Jill Labieniec     
ED: Ruth Austin 
Author: Kobi Yamada   

Our Favorite Day of the Year           
Rahele Jomepour Bell
Simon & Schuster   
Salaam Reads
AD: Laurent Linn     
ED: Kendra Levin
Author: A.E. Ali   

If You Come to Earth           
Sophie Blackall 
Chronicle Books                   
AD: Sara Gillingham Studio 
ED: Victoria Rock
Author: Sophie Blackall 

Woodland Dreams             
Marc Boutavant   
Chronicle Books                   
AD: Amelia Mack     
ED: Naomi Kirsten
Author: Karen Jameson

Nonsense! The Curious Story of Edward Gorey                 
Chloe Bristol
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 
Versify
AD: Celeste Knudsen
ED: Margaret Raymo     
Author: Lori Mortensen   

Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill Children         
Nancy Carpenter   
Penguin Random House     
Schwartz & Wade   
AD: Lee Wade
ED: Anne Schwartz
Author: Jonah Winter       

Our Friend Hedgehog         
Lauren Castillo
Random House Children's Books     
Knopf Books for Young Readers     
AD: Martha Rago     
ED: Katherine Harrison 
Author: Lauren Castillo

Most of the Better Natural Things in the World                 
Angel Chang 
Chronicle Books                   
AD: Jennifer Tolo Pierce     
ED: Taylor Norman         
Author: Dave Eggers

Your Place in the Universe             
Jason Chin 
Holiday House Publishing Inc.
Neal Porter Books   
AD: Jennifer Browne
ED: Neal Porter   
Author: Jason Chin 

The Oboe Goes Boom Boom Boom             
Lian Cho   
HarperCollins Publishers     
Greenwillow Books 
AD: Sylvie Le Floc'h 
ED: Martha Mihalick       
Author: Colleen AF Venable 

Lift as You Climb                 
R. Gregory Christie   
Simon & Schuster   
Margaret K. McElderry Books
AD: Lauren Rille       
ED: Karen Wojtyla
Author: Patricia Hruby Powell 

Shy Ones                 
Simona Ciraolo
Nobrow Press
Flying Eye Books     
AD: Lilly Gottwald   
ED: Satu Fox       
Author: Simona Ciraolo   

One Little Bag         
Henry Cole
Scholastic Inc. Scholastic Press         
AD: Marijka Kostiw 
ED: Dianne Hess 
Author: Henry Cole 

All Because You Matter                   
Bryan Collier
Scholastic Inc. Orchard Books
AD: Patti Ann Harris / Designer: Rae Crawford       
ED: Liza Baker     
Author: Tami Charles

By and By                 
Bryan Collier
Simon & Schuster   
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
AD: Laurent Linn     
ED: Reka Simonsen       
Author: Carole Boston Weatherford 

Child of the Universe           
Raul Colón 
Random House Children's Books     
Make Me a World   
AD: Martha Rago     
ED: Michelle Frey
Author: Ray Jayawardhana 

Ray               
Marianna Coppo
Penguin Random House
Canada Young Readers       
Tundra Books
AD: John Martz       
ED: Peter Phillips
Author: Marianna Coppo

Night Wishes           
Jen Corace 
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.     
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
AD: Holly Hoover     
ED: Lee Bennett Hopkins 

Hello, Neighbor!                 
Matthew Cordell 
Holiday House Publishing Inc.
Neal Porter Books   
AD: Jennifer Browne
ED: Neal Porter   

Women Artists A to Z
Caroline Corrigan
Penguin Random House     
Dial Books for Young Readers
AD: Lily Malcom       
ED: Nancy Mercado       
Author: Melanie LaBarge   

From Ed's to Ned's             
Lucy Ruth Cummins
Random House Children's Books       
Knopf Books for Young Readers     
AD: Nicole de las Heras       
Editor: Kelly Delaney
Author: Gideon Sterer 

A Life Made by Hand
The Story of Ruth Asawa 
   
Andrea D'Aquino
Princeton Architectural Press         
ED: Rob Schaeffer                                                                                                                                                                       

Tad               
Benji Davies 
HarperCollins Children's Books       
Harper
AD: Jeanne Hogle/David McDougall
ED: Luana Horry/Alice Blacker   
Author: Benji Davies   

Neighbors               
Kasya Denisevich   
Chronicle Books                   
AD: Lydia Ortiz
ED: Naomi Kirsten
Author: Kasya Denisevich     

Outside In               
Cindy Derby
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 
Books for Young Readers   
AD: Whitney Leader-Picone 
ED: Kate O'Sullivan         
Author: Deborah Underwood

The Good Song       
A Story Inspired by "Somewhere Over the Rainbow / What a Wonderful World"

Penelope Dullaghan
Nina Gruener/Cameron + Company
Cameron Kids
AD: Melissa Nelson Greenberg         
ED: Amy Novesky
Author: Alexandria Giardino

The Little Ghost who was a Quilt               
Byron Eggenschwiler
Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers   
Tundra Books
AD: John Martz       
ED: Samantha Swenson 
Author: Riel Nason

When Sadness is at Your Door                     
Eva Eland 
Random House Children's Books     
Random House Books for Young Readers   
AD: Nicole de las Heras/Jan Gerardi
ED: Maria Modugno       
Author: Eva Eland

In the Half Room               
Carson Ellis 
Candlewick Press                 
AD: Heather McGee
ED: Liz Bicknell and Ainslie Campbell     
Author: Carson Ellis 

Digging for Words               
Paola Escobar
Penguin Random House     
Schwartz & Wade   
AD: Lee Wade
ED: Ann Kelley   
Author: Angela Burke Kunkel 

Queen of Tejano Music                   
Paola Escobar
Little Bee Books               
AD: Natalie Padberg Bartoo
ED: Courtney Fahy
Author: Silvia Lopez 

A Girl Named Rosita           
Leo Espinosa
HarperCollins Children's Books       
Harper
AD: Chelsea C. Donaldson   
ED: Nancy Inteli 
Author: Anika Aldamuy Denise

Our Subway Baby               
Leo Espinosa
Penguin Random House     
Dial Books for Young Readers
AD: Jasmin Rubero   
ED: Kate Harrison 
Author: Peter Mercurio

Our World               
Lisk Feng 
Phaidon                   
AD: Meagan Bennett
ED: Maya Gartner
Author: Sue Gallion

Ragweed and Poppy             
Brian Floca 
HarperCollins Children's Books       
HarperCollins
AD: Rachel Zegar     
ED: Alexandra Cooper     
Author: Avi Graphite 

The Farmer and the Monkey           
Marla Frazee
Simon and Schuster   
Beach Lane Books   
AD: Lauren Rille       
ED: Allyn Johnston
Author: Marla Frazee

A Voice Named Aretha                   
Laura Freeman   
Bloomsbury             
AD: Donna Mark/John Candell       
ED: Mary Kate Castellani
Author: Katheryn Russell-Brown       

Welcoming Elijah                 
Susan Gal   
Charlesbridge           
AD: Joyce White, Jacki Cote 
ED: Julie Bliven   
Author: Lesléa Newman

You Are a Beautiful Beginning                     
Kelsey Garrity-Riley
Macmillan Publishing Group
Roaring Brook Press
AD: Cassie Gonzales
ED: Connie Hsu       
Author: Nina Laden

Red Shoes                 
Ebony Glenn
Scholastic Inc.
Scholastic Press       
AD: Marijka Kostiw 
ED: Dianne Hess     
Author: Karen English   

We Are Water Protectors               
Michaela Goade
Macmillan Publishing Group
Roaring Brook Press
AD: Aram Kim
ED: Mekisha Telfer 
Author: Carole Lindstrom   

Under the Lilacs                   
E.B. Goodale
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 
Books for Young Readers   
AD: Whitney Leader-Picone 
ED: Kate O'Sullivan 
Author: E.B. Goodale 

Finding François                   
Gus Gordon 
Penguin Random House     
Dial Books for Young Readers
AD: Jennifer Kelly     
ED: Jessica Garrison 
Author: Gus Gordon 

Fern and Otto           
Stephanie Graegin   
Penguin Random House     
Schwartz & Wade   
AD: Rachael Cole     
ED: Lee Wade
Author: Stephanie Graegin

The Mosquito   
Elise Gravel 
Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers   
Tundra Books
AD: Elise Gravel       
ED: Samantha Swenson       
Author: Elise Gravel 

Becoming a Good Creature             
Rebecca Green
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 
Books for Young Readers   
AD: Jessica Handelman       
ED: Kate O'Sullivan 
Author: Sy Montgomery

Madame Saqui                     
Rebecca Green   
Penguin Random House     
Schwartz & Wade   
AD: Rachael Cole     
ED: Anne Schwartz 
Author: Lisa Robinson 

Double Bass Blues               
Rudy Gutierrez 
Random House Children's Books     
Knopf Books for Young Readers     
AD: Martha Rago     
ED: Erink Clarke       
Author: Andrea J. Loney

Out the Door           
Christy Hale
Holiday House Publishing Inc.
Neal Porter Books   
AD: Jennifer Browne
ED: Neal Porter       
Author: Christy Hale 

A Polar Bear in the Snow                 
Shawn Harris
Candlewick Press                 
AD: Ann Stott
ED: Liz Bicknell and Ainslie Campbell
Author: Mac Barnett

Everyone's Awake               
Shawn Harris
Chronicle Books                   
AD: Jennifer Tolo Pierce     
ED: Taylor Norman 
Author: Colin Meloy

Ocean Speaks         
Katie Hickey 
Penguin Random House
Canada Young Readers       
Tundra Books
AD: John Martz       
ED: Elizabeth Kribs   
Author: Jess Keating 

Elmore and Pinky                   
Holly Hobbie
Random House Children's Books     
Random House Books for Young Readers   
AD: Nicole de las Heras/Monique Razzouk 
ED: Maria Modugno 
Author: Holly Hobbie

Four Otters Toboggan
Mirka Hokkanen 
An Animal Counting Book   
Pomegranate           
AD: Cory Mimms     
ED: Krystal Eldridge 
Author: Vivian Kirkfield 

Black Is a Rainbow Color                 
Ekua Holmes
Macmillan Publishing Group
Roaring Brook Press
AD: Jen Keenan       
ED: Connie Hsu       
Author: Angela Joy 

The Bold, Brave Bunny                     
Hon Lam   
HarperCollins Children's Books       
Harper Chow
AD: Chelsea C. Donaldson   
ED: Nancy Inteli       
Author: Beth Ferry

Oscar's American Dream                 
Kristen & Kevin Howdeshell
Penguin Random House     
Schwartz & Wade   
AD: Rachael Cole     
ED: Anne Schwartz 
Author: Barry Wittenstein 

The Nest That Wren Built               
Anne Hunter
Candlewick Press                 
AD: Hayley Parker   
ED: Liz Bicknell and Ainslie Campbell
Author: Randi Sonenshine   

Coral             
Molly Idle
Hachette Book Group
Little, Brown Young Readers
AD: Saho Fujii
ED: Andrea Spooner 
Author: Molly Idle   

We Believe in You               
Molly Idle 
Macmillan Publishing Group
Roaring Brook Press
AD: Jen Keenan       
ED: Jennifer Besser 
Author: Beth Ferry

The Very Oldest Pear Tree               
Yas Imamura
Albert Whitman & Company           
AD: Rick DeMonico 
ED: Wendy McClure 
Author: Nancy Sanders

Winged Wonders                 
Yas Imamura
Sleeping Bear Press             
AD: Felicia Macheske
ED: Sarah Rockett   
Author: Meeg Pincus 

Love by Sophia                     
Yasmeen Ismail
Simon & Schuster   
Margaret K. McElderry Books
AD: Lauren Rille       
ED: Kate Prosswimmer       
Author: Jim Averbeck   

Parker Looks Up                   
Brittany Jackson   
Simon & Schuster   
Aladdin   
AD: Laura Lyn DiSiena
ED: Karen Nagel       
Author: Parker and Jessica Curry 

What We'll Build                 
Oliver Jeffers
Penguin Young Readers       
Philomel Books       
AD: Rory Jeffers       
ED: Alice Blacker (UK) & Ken Wright (US)   
Author: Oliver Jeffers 

The Frog Book         
Steve Jenkins
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 
AD: Whitney Leader-Picone/Steve Jenkins 
ED: Margaret Raymo
Author: Steve Jenkins 

What Do You Do If You Work At the Zoo?             
Steve Jenkins
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt             
AD: Whitney Leader-Picone/steve Jenkins and Robin Page
ED: Margaret Raymo
Author: Steve Jenkins and Robin Page   

Story for Small Bear           
Richard Jones
Penguin Random House     
Schwartz & Wade   
AD: Rachael Cole     
ED: Anne Schwartz 
Author: Alice B. McGinty 

A Portrait in Poems             
Rachel Katstaller   
Kids Can Press         
AD: Marie Bartholomew     
ED: Kathleen Keenan
Author: Evie Robillard   

Fly, Firefly!               
Ramona Kaulitzki
Sleeping Bear Press             
AD: Felicia Macheske
ED: Barbara McNally
Author: Shana Keller 

Pluto Gets the Call               
Laurie Keller 
Simon & Schuster   
Beach Lane Books   
AD: Lauren Rille       
ED: Allyn Johnston   
Author: Adam Rex     

Like the Moon Loves the Sky           
Saffa Khan   
Chronicle Books                   
AD: Abbie Goveia and Amelia Mack
ED: Ariel Richardson
Author: Hena Khan   

Story Boat               
Rashin Kheiriyeh
Penguin Random House
Canada Young Readers       
Tundra Books
AD: John Martz       
ED: Author: Tara Walker     
Author: Kyo Maclear 

A Bowl Full of Peace           
Akira Kusaka
Lerner Publishing Group     
Carolrhoda Books   
AD: Danielle Carnito
ED: Carol Hinz
Author: Caren Stelson   

The Traveler's Gift   
Anne Lambelet 
A Story of Loss and Hope     
Page Street Publishing Co.   
Page Street Kids       
AD: Melia Parsloe   
ED: Charlotte Wenger
Author: Danielle Davison 

A Little Courage
Taltal Levi
NorthSouth Books               
AD: Stephan Fritzsch
ED: Elena Rittinghausen/Beth Terrill
Author: Taltal Levi     

Dark Was the Night             
E. B. Lewis
Penguin Random House     
Nancy Paulsen Books
AD: Cecilia Yung       
ED: Nancy Paulsen   
Author: Gary Golio   

Nature's Light Spectacular               
Cornelia Li
Wide Eyed Edition               
AD: Karissa Santos   
ED: Katy Flint
Author: Katy Flint 

The Secret Garden               
Adelina Lirius
HarperCollins Children's Books       
Harper
AD: Chelsea C. Donaldson   
ED: Tamar Mays       
Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett, adapted by Calista Brill 

Lights on Wonder Rock                   
David Litchfield
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 
Clarion Books
AD: Kaitlin Yang       
ED: Lynne Polvino   
Author: David Litchfield 

Immigrant Architect           
Virgina Lorente
Tilbury House Publishers                 
Frame25 Productions
AD: Jonathan Eaton 
ED: Berta de Miguel, Kent Diebolt, Virginia Lorente

Antiracist Baby                     
Kokila  Ashley Lukashevsky 
Penguin Random House     
AD: Jasmin Rubero   
ED: Namrata Tripathi
Author: Ibram X. Kendi   

Linus the Little Yellow Pencil           
Scott Magoon
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers                   
AD: Marie Claire Cruz
ED: Rotem Moscovich
Author: Scott Magoon 

Sonny's Bridge         
Keith Mallett
Charlesbridge           
AD: Diane Earley     
ED: Karen Boss         
Author: Barry Wittenstein   

In a Jar         
Deborah Marcero 
Penguin Random House     
G. P. Putnam's Sons 
AD: Cecilia Yung and Eileen Savage
ED: Stephanie Pitts 
Author: Deborah Marcero 

The Imaginaries                   
Emily Winfield Martin
Random House Children's Books     
Random House Books for Young Readers   
AD: Nicole de las Heras       
ED: Mallory Loehr   
Author: Emily Winfield Martin

Swashby and the Sea           
Juana Martinez-Neal
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 
Books for Young Readers   
AD: Whitney Leader-Picone 
ED: Kate O'Sullivan 
Author: Beth Ferry

My Bed                     
Salley Mavor
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 
Books for Young Readers   
AD: Whitney Leader-Picone 
ED: Ann Rider
Author: Rebecca Bond

The Invisible Bear               
Cécile Metzger   
Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers   
Tundra Books
AD: Cyprienne Kemp and Leah Springate   
ED: Samantha Swenson       
Author: Cecile Metzger

The Boy Who Dreamed of Infinity                 
Daniel Miyares   
Candlewick Press                 
AD: Amy Berniker   
ED: Hilary Van Dusen and Miriam Newman
Author: Amy Alznauer

The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read               
Oge Mora
Penguin Random House     
Schwartz & Wade   
AD: Rachael Cole     
ED: Anne Schwartz 
Author: Rita Lorraine Hubbard   

The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver             
Frank Morrison   
HarperCollins Children's Books       
Katherine Tegen Books       
AD: Rachel Zegar     
ED: Ben Rosenberg 
Author: Gene Barretta

Together We Grow             
Kelly Murphy
Simon and Schuster 
Paula Wiseman Books
AD: Laurent Linn     
ED: Sylvie Frank
Author: Susan Vaught   

Zero Local               
Vita & Ethan Murrow
Candlewick Press                 
AD: Ann Stott
ED: Kate Fletcher and Alex Robertson         
Author: Vita Murrow and Ethan Murrow 

Lilah Tov Good Night           
Noar Naggan
Penguin Random House     
Nancy Paulsen Books
AD: Cecilia Yung       
ED: Nancy Paulsen
Author: Ben Gundersheimer

Baby Builders           
Hiroe Nakata
Penguin Random House     
Dial Books for Young Readers
AD: Mina Chung       
ED: Kate Harrison   
Author: Elissa Haden Guest 

Hurry Up!
Christopher Silas Neal
Simon and Schuster 
Beach Lane Books   
AD: Lauren Rille       
ED: Andrea Welch   
Author: Kate Dopirak 

Art Is Life
Keith Negley
Macmillan Publishing Group
Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers       
AD: Jen Keenan / Andrea Sparacio 
ED: Trisha de Guzman
Author: Tami Lewis Brown

The Boy and the Wild Blue Girl                     
Keith Negley
HarperCollins Children's Books       
Balzer + Bray
AD: Dana Fritts       
ED: Donna Bray       
Author: Keith Negley   

The Great Realization         
Kazuko Nomoco 
HarperCollins Children's Books       
Harper     
AD: Rick Farley         
ED: David Linker   
Author: Tomos Roberts   

Attack of the Underwear Dragon               
Pete Oswald
Random House Children's Books     
Random House Books for Young Readers   
AD: Nicole de las Heras       
ED: Maria Modugno 
Author: Scott Rothman     

One Summer Up North                   
John Owens
University of Minnesota Press                   
AD: John Owens     
ED: Erik Anderson   
Author: John Owens                                                                                                                       

Ohana Means Family
Kenard Pak
Holiday House Publishing Inc.
Neal Porter Books     
AD: Jennifer Browne
ED: Neal Porter   
Author: Ilima Loomis

Ten Ways To Hear Snow                 
Kenard Pak
Penguin Random House     
Kokila
AD: Jasmin Rubero   
ED: Namrata Tripathi
Author: Cathy Camper

A Way with Wild Things                 
Sara Palacios
Bloomsbury             
AD: Donna Mark/Jeanette Levy       
ED: Sarah Shumway 
Author: Larissa Theule     

The Power of Her Pen         
John Parra
Simon & Schuster   
Paula Wiseman Books
AD: Laurent Linn     
ED: Sylvie Frank       
Author: Lesa Cline-Ransome     

Love Is Powerful                 
LeUyen Pham
Candlewick Press                 
AD: Ann Stott and Hayley Parker       
ED: Karen Lotz
Author: Heather Dean Brewer     

Two Little Trains
Greg Pizzoli 
HarperCollins Children's Books       
Harper
AD: Rick Farley         
ED: Nancy Inteli       
Author: Margaret Wise Brown 

A New Green Day                 
Antoinette Portis
Holiday House Publishing Inc.
Neal Porter Books   
AD: Jennifer Browne
ED: Neal Porter       
Author: Antoinette Portis                                                                                                                                                                

Lightfall 
Tim Probert 
HarperCollins Children's Books       
HarperAlley 
AD: Erica De Chavez 
ED: Andrew Arnold 
Author: Tim Probert

Freedom Bird           
James Ransome
Simon and Schuster 
Paula Wiseman Books
AD: Laurent Linn     
ED: Paula Wiseman 
Author: Jerdine Nolen 

Overground Railroad           
James  Ransome
Holiday House Publishing Inc.         
AD: Kerry Martin     
ED: Mary Cash
Author: Lesa Cline-Ransome   

You Matter               
Christian Robinson   
Simon & Schuster   
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
AD: Sonia Chaghatzbanian 
ED: Justin Chanda   
Author: Christian Robinson   

Poesy the Monster Slayer               
Matt Rockefeller 
Macmillan Publishers
First Second 
AD: Jen Keenan       
ED: Calista Brill       
Author: Cory Doctorow   

Green on Green                   
Felicita Sala 
Simon and Schuster 
Beach Lane Books   
AD: Lauren Rille       
ED: Andrea Welch   
Author: Dianne White

Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away                   
Sonia Sanchez
Candlewick Press                 
AD: Heather McGee
ED: Kate Fletcher and Alex Robertson         
Author: Meg Medina 

My Friend Earth                   
Francesca Sanna 
Chronicle Books                   
AD: Sara Gillingham Studio 
ED: Victoria Rock     
Author: Patricia MacLachlan

Perkin's Perfect Purple                     
Francesca Sanna 
Hachette Book Group Little, Brown Young Readers
AD: Jamie Alloy       
ED: Samantha Gentry
Author: Tami Lewis Brown and Debbie Loren Dunn   

Alphabet's Alphabet           
Dan Santat
Hachette Book Group Little, Brown Young Readers
AD: David Caplan and Kelly Brennan
ED: Andrea Spooner 
Author: Chris Harris     

Lift               
Dan Santat 
Hachette Book Group Little, Brown Young Readers
AD: Dan Santat       
ED: Andrea Spooner 
Author: Minh Le

Snow Falls 
Brandon James
Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers   
Tundra Books     
AD: Scott John Martz
ED: Tara Walker       
Author: Kate Gardner 

The Cat Man of Aleppo                     
Yuko Shimizu
Penguin Random House     
G. P. Putnam's Sons 
AD: Cecilia Yung and Eileen Savage
ED: Stacey Barney   
Author: Irene Latham and Karim Shamsi-Basha 

My Wild Cat             
Isabelle Simler   
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.       
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
AD: Isabelle Simler
ED: Holly Hoover                 
Author: Isabelle Simler     

Sweet Dreamers                 
Isabelle Simler                                                                                                                                                                                 
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.     
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
AD: Isabelle Simler
ED: Holly Hoover                 
Author: Isabelle Simler   

Margaret's Unicorn             
Briony May   
Penguin Random House     
Schwartz & Wade   
AD: Smith Lee Wade
ED: Anne Schwartz 
Author: Briony May Smith   

Wreck This Picture Book                 
Keri Smith
Penguin Random House     
Dial Books for Young Readers
AD: Jason Henry       
ED: Lauri Hornik       
Author: Keri Smith 

The Deep & Dark Blue         
Niki Smith   
Hachette Book Group Little, Brown Young Readers
AD: Ching Chan, Christina Quintero
ED: Rachel Poloski   
Author: Niki Smith

I Talk Like A River                 
Sydney Smith
Holiday House Publishing Inc.
Neal Porter Books   
AD: Jennifer Browne
ED: Neal Porter       
Author: Jordan Scott     

Alphamaniacs         
Melissa Sweet
Candlewick Press                 
AD: Maryellen Hanley
ED: Liz Bicknell and Carter Hasegawa
Author: Paul Fleischman     

Snail Crossing           
Corey R. Tabor     
HarperCollins Children's Books       
Balzer + Bray
AD: Corey R. Tabor 
ED: Dana Fritts Do   
Author: Corey R. Tabor

Our Little Kitchen                 
Jillian Tamaki
Abrams Books
Abrams Books for Young Readers   
AD: Pam Notarantonio       
ED: Emma Ledbetter
Author: Jillian Tamaki   

Building Zaha           
Victoria Tentler-Krylov   
Scholastic Inc.
Orchard Books
AD: Marijka Kostiw 
ED: Kait Feldmann   
Author: Victoria Tentler-Krylov     

Cyclops of Central Park                   
Victoria Tentler-Krylov   
Penguin Random House     
G. P. Putnam's Sons   
AD: Cecilia Yung and Eileen Savage
ED: Stacey Barney   
Author: Amadelyn Rosenberg     

The Barnabus Project           
The Fan Brothers
Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers   
Tundra Books           
AD: Kelly Hill
ED: Tara Walker       
Author: The Fan Brothers

¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat           
Raúl the Third
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 
Versify
AD: Natalie Fondriest
ED: Margaret Raymo
Author: Raúl the Third   

Everest                     
Joe Todd-Stanton 
Bloomsbury             
AD: Claire Jones       
ED: Susan Dobinick   
Author: Alexandra Stewart     

Folktales for Fearless Girls             
Dani Torrent 
Penguin Young Readers       
Philomel Books       
AD: Ellice Lee
ED: Talia Benamy     
Author: Myriam Sayalero 

Dear Earth . . . From Your Friends in Room 5 
Luisa Uribe
HarperCollins Children's Books       
Harper
AD: Erica De Chavez 
ED: Tamar Mays       
Author: Erin Dealey   

Your Name Is a Song           
Luisa Uribe 
The Innovation Press           
AD: Asia Citro / Jessica Petersen     
ED: Asia Citro / Jessica Petersen     
Author: Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow       

Brooklyn Bailey, the Missing Dog               
Libby Vander Ploeg 
Penguin Random House     
Dial Books for Young Readers
AD: Jason Henry       
ED: Lauri Hornik       
Author: Amy Sohn and Orna LePape 

An Ordinary Day                 
Elizabet Vukovic   
Simon and Schuster 
Beach Lane Books   
AD: Lauren Rille       
ED: Andrea Welch   
Author: Elana K. Arnold   

The Blue House                   
Phoebe Wahl
Random House Children's Books     
Knopf Books for Young Readers     
AD: Nicole de las Heras/Sarah Hokanson   
ED: Katherine Harrison       
Author: Phoebe Wahl

Brick by Brick
Heidi Woodward Sheffield             
Penguin Random House     
Nancy Paulsen Books
AD: Cecilia Yung       
ED: Nancy Paulsen   
Author: Heidi Woodward Sheffield