SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Crystal Kite Finalists 2015

Following are the finalists in each of the 15 Divisions of the SCBWI Crystal Kite Awards for books published in 2014.

US Divisions:

Atlantic (Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Wash DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland)
Deadwood
Fine Life For A Country Mouse
Frida & Diego: Art, Love, Life
Gazpacho for Nacho
Nana in the City
Pandemic

California, Hawaii
A GIRL CALLED FEARLESS
Bad Bye, Good Bye
Bombs Over Bikini: the World’s First Nuclear Disaster
Dalia’s Wondrous Hair / El cabello maravilloso de Dalia
I’ll Give You the Sun
Weeds Find a Way

Midsouth (Kansas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi, Louisiana)
Cool Beans
Faking Normal
Hurricane Boy

Midwest (Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio)
A MAD, WICKED FOLLY
Bird
GAIJIN: AMERICAN PRISONER OF WAR
I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo!

New England (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island)
A TIME TO DANCE
Baking Day at Grandma’s
Feathers: Not Just for Flying
Mystery of The Eagle’s Nest: Cooper and Packrat #2

New York
A Boy and a Jaguar
Lend a Hand: Poems About Giving
Little Elliot, Big City
Sniffer Dogs: How Dogs (and Their Noses) Are Saving The World

Southeast (Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama)
A Bird on Water Street
Crazy
DEATH BY TOILET PAPER
Just a Drop of Water
Maple

Southwest (Nevada, Arizona, Utah, southern Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico)
A Mom for Umande
All Four Stars
BLUE on BLUE
Eugene Bullard: World’s First Black Fighter Pilot

Texas, Oklahoma
Abby Spencer goes to Bollywood
Extraordinary Jane
Nightingale’s Nest
Tumbleweed Baby

West (Washington, Oregon, Alaska, northern Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota)
A Library Book for Bear
BE A CHANGEMAKER: HOW TO START SOMETHING THAT MATTERS
HENNY
Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific

 

International Divisions:

Australia, New Zealand
10 clumsy emus
Calpepper’s Place
Hello From Nowhere
The Duck and the Darklings
The Ratcatcher’s Daughter

Canada
Bog
If… A Mind-Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers
Mama’s Day with Little Gray

Internationals Other
A Dance Like Starlight
Kira and the Immigrant Thief
Mia’s nest
THE FIRE WISH

Middle East, India, Asia
Darcy Moon and the Deep Fried Frogs
Dust of Eden
Petu Pumpkin: Tooth Troubles
The Star of the Zoo

UK, Ireland
A BOY CALLED HOPE
Cakes in Space
Minty
Murder Most Unladylike
The Year of The Rat