The Carnegie Medal, established in 1936, honors the writer of an outstanding book for children. It is awarded by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.
The young adult nominees for the CILIP Carnegie Medal include Becky Albertalli’s Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, Sarah Benwell’s The Last Leaves Falling, Sarah Crossan’s One, Amy Ewing’s The Jewel, Gayle Forman’s I Was Here, Patrick Ness’ The Rest of Us Just Live Here, Jennifer Niven’s All the Bright Places, Garth Nix’s Clariel, Terry Pratchett’s The Shepherd’s Crown, Melinda Salisbury’s The Sin Eater’s Daughter, and Robin Talley’s Lies We Tell Ourselves, among others. The full list can be seen at the CILIP website.
Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell’s The Sleeper and the Spindle was nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal. The Greenaway Medal, established in 1955, honors outstanding illustration in a children’s book.
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