Carnegie and Greenaway Medal Shortlists unveiled

Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017

The shortlists for this year's CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals provides a wide range of choice for those shadowing this year's awards, although the Carnegie shortlist is again geared to secondary readers.

However, primary schools shadowing the Kate Greenaway award have a wide range of choice and some wonderful books to share and develop into discussions and activities, from Francesca Sanna's The Journey to Brian Selznik's The Marvels. The Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway shortlists are as follows: Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce (Pan Macmillan) The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon (Orion Children's Books) The Smell of Other People's Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock (Faber & Faber) The Stars at Oktober Bend by Glenda Millard (Old Barn Books) Railhead by Philip Reeve (Oxford University Press) Beck by Mal Peet with Meg Rosoff (Walker Books) Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys (Puffin) Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk (Corgi) The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2017 shortlist: Wild Animals of the North illustrated and written by Dieter Braun (Flying Eye Books) TIDY illustrated and written by Emily Gravett (Two Hoots) The Wolves of Currumpaw illustrated and written by William Grill (Flying Eye Books) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone illustrated by Jim Kay, written by J.K. Rowling (Bloomsbury) A Great Big Cuddle illustrated by Chris Riddell and written by Michael Rosen (Walker Books) The Journey illustrated and written by Francesca Sanna (Flying Eye Books) The Marvels illustrated and written by Brian Selznick (Scholastic) There is a Tribe of Kids illustrated and written by Lane Smith (Two Hoots)