- Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories, Kelly Barnhill (Algonquin)
Middle Grade Literature
- Louisiana’s Way Home, Kate DiCamillo (Candlewick)
- Otherwood, Pete Hautman (Candlewick)
- The Key to Every Thing, Pat Schmatz (Candlewick)
- The Collectors, Jacqueline West (Greenwillow)
There are also finalists in Children’s Literature, Nonfiction, Novel & Short Story, Poetry, and Young Adult Literature categories. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on April 6, 2019 at the InterContinental Hotel Saint Paul Riverfront in St. Paul MN.
For more information, including a complete list of finalists, see the award website.
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