- Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth, Frank Cottrell Boyce (Pan Macmillan)
- Beck, Mal Peet & Meg Rosoff (Walker)
- Railhead, Philip Reeve (Oxford University Press)
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J.K. Rowling, illustrated by Jim Kay (Bloomsbury)
The awards are presented by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. The winners will be announced June 19, 2017 in a ceremony at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London. For full lists, see the Carnegie Greenaway website.