2015 Crystal Kite Winners

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Atlantic (Pennsylvania/Delaware/New Jersey/Wash DC/Virginia/West Virginia/Maryland)


 Yvonne Ventresca Pandemic (Sky Pony Press) Pandemic-cover-original
 

Australia/New Zealand


HFN-cover-low-res-original  Karen Blair, written by Raewyn Caisley  - Hello From  Nowhere (Penguin Books Australia)

 

California/Hawaii


BOB-Cover-original  Connie Goldsmith - Bombs Over Bikini: The World’s First Nuclear Disaster (Lerner Publishing Group/Twenty-First Century Books)

 

Canada


 Bog-cover-web1-originalKaren KrossingBog (Fitzhenry & Whiteside)

 

International Other


 A-Dance-Like-Starlight-cover-originalKristy Dempsey, illustrated by Floyd Cooper – A Dance Like Starlight: One Ballerina’s Dream  (Philomel Books)

 

Mid-South (Kansas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Tennessee/Kentucky/Missouri/Mississippi)


Faking-Normal-HChighres-original  Courtney StevensFaking Normal (HarperTeen) 

 

 

 

 

 
Mid-South (Kansas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Tennessee/Kentucky/Missouri/Mississippi)


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  Laura Roach DragonHurricane Boy (Pelican Publishing)

 

Middle East/India/Asia


petupumpkintoothtroubles_hirescover1-original  Arundhati VenkateshPetu Pumpkin: Tooth Troubles  (Duckbill Books)
 

Midwest (Minnesota/Iowa/Nebraska/Wisconsin/Illinois/Michigan/Indiana/Ohio)


IAmCowHereMeMoo-1-original  Jill Esbaum, illustrated by Gus Gordon – I am Cow, Hear Me Moo (Dial Books)
 

New England (Maine/Vermont/New Hampshire/Connecticut/Massachusetts/Rhode Island)


Layout 1  Melissa Stewart, illustrated by Sarah Brannen – Feathers: Not Just for Flying (Charlesbridge)
 

New York


cover-original  Nancy CastaldoSniffer Dogs: How Dogs (And Their Noses) are Saving The World (HMH)
 

Southeast (Florida/Georgia/South Carolina/North Carolina/Alabama)


Just a drop  Kerry Cerra, illustrated by Katy Betz – Just a Drop of Water (Sky Pony Press)
 

Southwest (Nevada/Arizona/Utah/Colorado/Wyoming/New Mexico)


All four stars  Tara DairmanAll Four Stars (Puffin Books)

 

Texas/Oklahoma


Bollywood  Varsha BajajAbby Spencer Goes to Bollywood (Albert Whitman & Company)

 

UK/Ireland


year of the rat  Claire FurnissThe Year of the Rat (Margaret K. McElderry Books)
 

West (Washington/Oregon/Alaska/Idaho/Montana/North Dakota/South Dakota)


changemaker  Laurie Ann Thompson Be a Change Maker: How to Start Something That Matters   (Simon Pulse)