2016 Golden Kite Winners

WINNERS
 

  FICTION
  Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman (HarperCollins)

 

 

 

 

  MIDDLE GRADE/YOUNG READER FICTION
  The Detective's Assistant
by Kate Hannigan (Little, Brown) 

 

 

  NONFICTION
  Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir
by Margarita Engle (Atheneum) 


 

 

  PICTURE BOOK ILLUSTRATION

  Marvelous Cornelius by John Parra, written by Phil Bildner (Chronicle Books)

 

 

  PICTURE BOOK TEXT 

  Boats for Papa by Jessixa Bagley (Macmillan)

 

 

  SID FLEISCHMAN HUMOR AWARD
  Teddy Mars: Almost a World Record Breaker

  by Molly B. Burnham (HarperCollins)

   

 

 
 HONOR BOOKS

 

 FICTION
 
The Sacred Lies
of Minnow Bly
by Stephanie Oakes
(Dial Books)
 

 

 

 

 

 

MIDDLE GRADE/YOUNG READER FICTION
 

Blackbird Fly

by Erin Entrada Kelly
(Greenwillow Books)

 

 

 

 

 

NONFICTION

Mesmerized
by Mara Rockliff,
illustrated by
Iacopo Bruno
(Candlewick)
 

 

 

 

 

 

PICTURE BOOK ILLUSTRATION
Thomas Jefferson Grows a Nation

by Stacy Innerst,  
written by Peggy Thomas 
(Calkins Creek) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PICTURE BOOK TEXT
 
 
Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova
by Laurel Snyder, illustrated by
Julie Morstad
(Chronicle Books)
 
 
     

 


 
 Winner of the Lee Bennet Hopkins Poetry Award
 
  Forest Has a Song by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater, illustrated by Robbin Gourley
  (Clarion)

 

 

 Honor Books
 

  Dear Wandering Wildebeest: And Other Poems from the Water Hole
  by Irene Latham, illustrated by Anna Wadham (Millbrook Press)

 

 

  Feeding the Flying Fanellis by Kate Hosford, illustrated by Cosei Kawa
  (Carolrhoda Books)