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Carnegie shortlist

We are excited to start reading the 8 shortlisted books for the Carnegie Medal which celebrates outstanding writing in books for children and young adults. These are in our library now! Which one will you start with?

The 2022 Yoto Carnegie Medal shortlist (alphabetical by author surname):

October, October by Katya Balen, illustrated by Angela Harding (Bloomsbury)

Guard Your Heart by Sue Divin (Macmillan Children’s Books)

When the Sky Falls by Phil Earle (Andersen Press)

Everyone Dies Famous in a Small Town by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock (Faber)

The Crossing by Manjeet Mann (Penguin Children’s Books)

Tsunami Girl by Julian Sedgwick, illustrated by Chie Kutsuwada (Guppy Books)

Cane Warriors by Alex Wheatle (Andersen Press)

Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam (HarperCollins Children’s Books)

Link to shortlist info

June 2022

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