SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Crystal Kite Finalists 2017

Following are the finalists in each of the 15 Divisions of the SCBWI Crystal Kite Awards for books published in 2016.

US Divisions:

Atlantic (Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Wash DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland)
A Morning with Grandpa
Counting Thyme
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
Pirate’s Perfect Pet
Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille
THE LAST FIFTH GRADE OF EMERSON ELEMENTARY
You’re My Boo

California, Hawaii
Antsy Ansel: Ansel Adams, a Life in Nature
ARCTIC WHITE
Bitty Bot
Journey: Based on the True Story of OR7, the Most Famous Wolf in the West
Lou Lou and Pea and the Mural Mystery
Stories from the Bible

Midsouth (Kansas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi, Louisiana)
I Dissent. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
Petit Pierre and the Floating Marsh
PUG MEETS PIG
Salt to the Sea

Midwest (Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio)
27 Magic Words
Baby Loves Aerospace Engineering!
Radical
The Quickest Kid in Clarksville
WORM LOVES WORM

New England (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island)
ADA’S VIOLIN: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay
Dear Dragon
FEARLESS FLYER: Ruth Law and Her Flying Machine
Lucy’s Lovey
The Bitter Side of Sweet

New York
Echo Echo
Miles of Smiles
Saving Kate’s Flowers
The Wolf’s Boy

Southeast (Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama)
Beautiful
How to (Almost) Ruin Your Summer
The Last Cherry Blossom
Wish

Southwest (Nevada, Arizona, Utah, southern Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico)(
Barnacle Is Bored
Brunhilda’s Backwards Day
Space Boy and the Space Pirate

Texas, Oklahoma
A Surprise for Teresita / Una Sorpresa Para Teresita
Bears Make the Best Reading Buddies
IT WASN’T ALWAYS LIKE THIS
The Hole Story of the Doughnut
Tiny Stitches – The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thoms

West (Washington, Oregon, Alaska, northern Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota)
Hannah and Sugar
Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea!
The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle
Up To This Pointe

 

Internationals Divisions:

Australia, New Zealand
Brobot
Captain Sneer the Buccaneer
Dragonfly Song
PANDAMONIA
Smile Cry
That’s Not a Hippopotamus
The Pearl-shell Diver

Canada
Dot to Dot in the Sky, Stories of the Aurora
Howard Wallace, P.I.
Little Wing
Root Beer Candy and Other Miracles
Stepping Stones, A Refugee Family’s Journey
The Inn Between
With Malice

Internationals Other
Boreas en de duizend eilanden
El jardín mágico – Crystal Kite International 2017
El nido de Mia
Nombulelo and the Moth

Middle East, India, Asia
Somewhere Among
Squiggle Gets Stuck – all about muddled sentences
The Adventures of Squirky the Alien #6:

UK, Ireland
Black Powder
Cogheart
Lying About Last Summer
More of Me
Orangeboy
The Sign Of One