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OneSarah Crossan, One, Winner, The Ghosts of HeavenMarcus Sedgwick, The Ghosts of Heaven, Nominee, Fire Colour OneJenny Valentine, Fire Colour One, Nominee, The Lie TreeFrances Hardinge, The Lie Tree, Nominee, Five Children on the Western FrontKate Saunders, Five Children on the Western Front, Nominee, There Will Be LiesNick Lake, There Will Be Lies, Nominee, The Rest of Us Just Live HerePatrick Ness, The Rest of Us Just Live Here, Nominee, Lies We Tell OurselvesRobin Talley, Lies We Tell Ourselves, Nominee, Buffalo SoldierTanya Landman, Buffalo Soldier, Winner, When Mr Dog BitesBrian Conaghan, When Mr Dog Bites, Nominee, The Middle of NowhereGeraldine McCaughrean, The Middle of Nowhere, Nominee, More Than ThisPatrick Ness, More Than This, Nominee, Cuckoo SongFrances Hardinge, Cuckoo Song, Nominee, Apple and RainSarah Crossan, Apple and Rain, Nominee, The Fastest Boy in the WorldElizabeth Laird, The Fastest Boy in the World, Nominee, TinderSally Gardner - David Roberts, Tinder, Nominee, The Bunker DiaryKevin Brooks, The Bunker Diary, Winner, RooftoppersKatherine Rundell, Rooftoppers, Nominee, Liar & SpyRebecca Stead, Liar & Spy, Nominee, The Child's ElephantRachel Campbell-Johnston, The Child's Elephant, Nominee, All the Truth That's In MeJulie Berry, All the Truth That's In Me, Nominee, Ghost HawkSusan Cooper, Ghost Hawk, Nominee, Blood FamilyAnne Fine, Blood Family, Nominee, The WallWilliam Sutcliffe, The Wall, Nominee, Maggot MoonSally Gardner, Maggot Moon, Winner, Code Name VerityElizabeth E Wein, Code Name Verity, Nominee, A Boy and a Bear in a BoatDave Shelton, A Boy and a Bear in a Boat, Nominee, A Greyhound of a GirlRoddy Doyle, A Greyhound of a Girl, Nominee, The Weight of WaterSarah Crossan, The Weight of Water, Nominee, In DarknessNick Lake, In Darkness, Nominee, MidwinterbloodMarcus Sedgwick, Midwinterblood, Nominee, WonderRaquel J Palacio, Wonder, Nominee, Everybody JamAli Lewis, Everybody Jam, Nominee, The Midnight ZooSonya Hartnett, The Midnight Zoo, Nominee, My Name Is MinaDavid Almond, My Name Is Mina, Nominee, Between Shades of GrayRuta Sepetys, Between Shades of Gray, Nominee, Small Change for StuartLissa Evans, Small Change for Stuart, Nominee, My Sister Lives on the MantelpieceAnnabel Pitcher, My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece, Nominee, TrashAndy Mulligan, Trash, Nominee

The Carnegie Medal is a British literary award that annually recognises one outstanding new book for children or young adults. It is conferred upon the author by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP). CILIP calls it "the UK's oldest and most prestigious book award for children's writing" and says that writers call it "the one they want to win" (quotation marks original).


The Medal is named after the Scottish-born American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie (1835–1919), who founded more than 2800 libraries in the English-speaking world, including at least one in more than half of British library authorities. It was established in 1935 by the British Library Association (LA or LAUK) partly to celebrate the centennial of Carnegie's birth and inaugurated in 1937 by the award to Arthur Ransome for Pigeon Post (Jonathan Cape, 1936) and the identification of two Commended books. (There are, or have been, highly recommended, commended and honour books at least so recently as 2002.) That first Medal was dated 1936; only since 2007 it is dated by its presentation, which is now one or two years after publication.

Since 1956, the Carnegie Medal has been a companion to the Kate Greenaway Medal, which recognises "distinguished illustration in a book for children". Both awards were established by the Library Association (1877–2002) and administered by the LA until it was succeeded by CILIP.

Nominated books must be written in English and first published in the UK during the preceding school year (September to August). Until 1969 the award was limited to books by British authors first published in England. The first non-British medalist was Ivan Southall of Australia in 1972, for Josh. The original rules also prohibited winning authors from future consideration. The first author to win a second Carnegie Medal was Peter Dickinson in 1981, who won consecutively for Tulku and City of Gold. There were six repeat winners to 1992 and Patrick Ness became the seventh by winning in 2011 and 2012.

The award by CILIP is a gold Medal and £500 worth of books donated to the winner's chosen library.

Latest rendition

Sarah Crossan won the 2016 Carnegie Medal for One, a verse novel about conjoined sisters.

There were eight books on the 2016 shortlist announced 15 March, each published September 2014 to August 2015. The official website provides bibliographic data, front cover images, capsules, annotations for the public by the judging panel.

  • Sarah Crossan, One (Bloomsbury)
  • Frances Hardinge, The Lie Tree (Macmillan)
  • Nick Lake, There Will Be Lies (Bloomsbury)
  • Patrick Ness The Rest of Us Just Live Here (Walker Books)
  • Kate Saunders, Five Children on the Western Front (Faber)
  • Marcus Sedgwick, The Ghosts of Heaven (Indigo)
  • Robin Talley, Lies We Tell Ourselves (HarperCollins)
  • Jenny Valentine Fire Colour One (HarperCollins)
  • Recommended ages have ranged from 8+ to 14+ for books on the shortlist since 2001.

    Patrick Ness (2011, 2012) is a previous winner of the Carnegie Medal.


    CILIP members nominate books in September and October, after the close of the publication year. Valid nominations are announced in the fall and students from many schools read nominated books and send comments to the panel. The judges are 12 children's librarians in CILIP's Youth Libraries Group (YLG). Currently the shortlist is announced in March and the winner in June, 10 to 21 months after first U.K. publication.

    Candidates must be single-author English-language works published in the U.K. during the preceding year (September to August). They must be published for young people, and published in the U.K. originally or within three months in case of co-publication. At least 75% of the content must be originally published during the specified year.

    "All categories of books for children and young people are eligible."

    CILIP specifies numerous points of plot, characterisation, and style that should be considered "where applicable". Furthermore, "the book that wins the Carnegie Medal should be a book of outstanding literary quality. The whole work should provide pleasure, not merely from the surface enjoyment of a good read, but also the deeper subconscious satisfaction of having gone through a vicarious, but at the time of reading, a real experience that is retained afterwards."


    Up to 2015 there have been 76 Medals awarded in 79 years, covering 1936 to 2014 publications approximately. No eligible book published in 1943, 1945, or 1966 was considered suitable.

    From 2007 the medals are dated by the year of presentation. Previously they were dated by the calendar year of their British publication, which then defined the eligible works.

    Thirty-nine winning books were illustrated in their first editions, including every one during the first three decades. Six from 1936 to 1953 were illustrated or co-illustrated by their authors; none since then. (These notes do not count a single map or diagram.)

    Winners of multiple awards

    Seven authors have won two Carnegie Medals, which was prohibited for many years.

  • Peter Dickinson 1979, 1980
  • Berlie Doherty 1986, 1991
  • Anne Fine 1989, 1992
  • Margaret Mahy 1982, 1984
  • Jan Mark 1976, 1983
  • Patrick Ness 2011, 2012
  • Robert Westall 1975, 1981
  • For many years, some runners-up books were designated Highly Commended, at least 29 in 24 years from 1979 to 2002 and three previously. Among the authors who won two Medals, Anne Fine was highly commended runner-up three times (1989, 1996, 2002) and Robert Westall twice (1990, 1992). The others were highly commended once each, except for Ness who postdates the distinction,

    Six books have won both the Carnegie Medal and the annual Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, which was inaugurated 1967. (Dates are years of U.K. publication, and Carnegie award dates before 2006.)

  • Alan Garner, The Owl Service (1967)
  • Richard Adams, Watership Down (1972)
  • Geraldine McCaughrean, A Pack of Lies (1988)
  • Anne Fine, Goggle-Eyes (1989)
  • Philip Pullman, His Dark Materials 1: Northern Lights (1995)
  • Melvin Burgess, Junk (1996)
  • Only A Monster Calls, written by Patrick Ness and illustrated by Jim Kay, has won both the Carnegie and Greenaway Medals (2012).

    Only The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (2009) has won both the Carnegie Medal and the equivalent American award, the Newbery Medal.

    Author Sharon Creech, who won the Carnegie for Ruby Holler (2002), previously won the Newbery and two U.K. awards for Walk Two Moons (1994).

    Four writers have won both the Carnegie and the US Michael L. Printz Award. The Printz Award is an American Library Association literary award that annually recognises the "best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit". The four writers are David Almond, Aidan Chambers, Geraldine McCaughrean, and Meg Rosoff. Chambers alone has won both for the same book, the 1999 Carnegie and 2003 Printz for the novel Postcards from No Man's Land.

    In its scope, books for children or young adults, the British Carnegie corresponds to the American Newbery and Printz awards.

    Carnegie of Carnegies

    For the 70th anniversary in 2007, CILIP posted online information about all of the winning books and conducted a poll to identify the nation's favourite Carnegie Medalist, to be named the "Carnegie of Carnegies". The winner, announced on 21 June 2007 at the British Library, was Northern Lights by Philip Pullman (His Dark Materials, volume one, 1995). It was the expected winner and garnered 40% of the votes in the UK, 36% worldwide.

    The nation considered a ballot or all-time shortlist comprising ten of the 67 Medal-winning works, selected by six "children's book experts". The panel provided annotations including reader ages that range from 6+ to 14+ (age 10+ for the winner, Northern Lights).

    70th Anniversary Top Ten

  • David Almond, Skellig, (Hodder, 1998)
  • Melvin Burgess, Junk, (Penguin, 1996)
  • Kevin Crossley-Holland, Storm, (Egmont, 1985)
  • Jennifer Donnelly, A Gathering Light, (Bloomsbury, 2003)
  • Alan Garner, The Owl Service, (HarperCollins, 1967)
  • Eve Garnett, The Family from One End Street, (Penguin, 1937)
  • Mary Norton, The Borrowers, (Penguin, 1952)
  • Philippa Pearce, Tom's Midnight Garden, (Oxford, 1958)
  • Philip Pullman, Northern Lights, (Scholastic, 1995)
  • Robert Westall, The Machine Gunners, (Macmillan, 1975)
  • Northern Lights, with 40% plurality, was followed by 16% for Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce and 8% for Skellig by David Almond. As those three books had won the 70-year-old Medal in its year 60, year 23, and year 63, some commentary observed that Tom's Midnight Garden had passed a test of time that the others had not yet faced.


    Date is year of publication before 2006. Selections were announced and medals presented early in the next year.

    1936 to 1993

    From 1936 to 1993, there were 55 Medals awarded in 58 years. CCSU library listings for that period include one Special Commendation, 23 Highly Commended books (from 1966, mainly from 1979), and about 130 Commended books. Except for the inaugural year 1936, only the 24 Special and Highly Commended books are listed here.

    1936, the inaugural publication year


    Arthur Ransome, Pigeon Post (Jonathan Cape) — the sixth of 12 Swallows and Amazons novels


    Howard Spring, Sampson's Circus (Faber and Faber) Noel Streatfeild, Ballet Shoes (J. M. Dent & Sons) — the first of 11 Shoes novels

    CCSU listings for 1954 include six commendations, the first since 1936. Beginning 1966 there were some "high commendations" and those were approximately annual by 1979. Only the high commendations are listed here (through 1993).

    1954, Special Commendation
    Harold Jones, illustrator Lavender's Blue: A Book of Nursery Rhymes, compiled by Kathleen Lines — collection named for "Lavender's Blue"

    The special commendation to Harold Jones in 1955 for his 1954 illustration of Lavender's Blue was "a major reason" for the Library Association to establish the Kate Greenaway Medal that year. No 1955 work was judged worthy in 1956, so that Medal was actually inaugurated one year later.


    1966 (no Medal awarded)
    + Norman Denny and Josephine Filmer-Sankey, The Bayeux Tapestry: The Story of the Norman Conquest, 1066 — about the Bayeux Tapestry
    + Henry Treece, The Dream Time


    + Ian Ribbons, The Battle of Gettysburg, 1–3 July 1963 (Oxford)


    + Sheila Sancha, The Castle Story — about Hearthstone Castle
    + Jan Mark, Nothing To Be Afraid Of
    + Jane Gardam, The Hollow Land
    + Gillian Cross, The Dark Behind the Curtain
    + James Watson, Talking in Whispers — depicting repression in Chile
    + Robert Swindells, Brother in the Land (Oxford)
    + Janni Howker, Nature of the Beast
    + Janni Howker, Isaac Campion
    + Margaret Mahy, Memory
    + Gillian Cross, A Map of Nowhere + Peter Dickinson, Eva (Gollancz) + Elizabeth Laird, Red Sky in the Morning
    + Carole Lloyd, The Charlie Barber Treatment + Anne Fine, Bill's New Frock, illus. Philippe Dupasquier (Egmont)
    + Melvin Burgess, The Cry of the Wolf (Andersen) + Robert Westall, The Kingdom by the Sea
    + Jacqueline Wilson, The Story of Tracy Beaker, illus. Nick Sharratt (Doubleday) — first of four Tracy Beaker novels
    + Robert Westall, Gulf
  • + Melvin Burgess, The Baby and Fly Pie
  • + Jenny Nimmo, The Stone Mouse
  • 1994 to 2002

    Through 2002 some runners-up were Commended, including some Highly Commended. Where the entire shortlist is given here (back to 1994), boldface and asterisk (*) marks the winner, plus (+) marks the highly commended books, and dash (–) marks the commended books.

    1994 (8)

  • Lynne Reid Banks, Broken Bridge
  • * Theresa Breslin, Whispers in the Graveyard (Methuen)
  • + Berlie Doherty, Willa and Old Miss Annie
  • + Lesley Howarth, Maphead
  • Michael Morpurgo, Arthur, High King of Britain
  • Jenny Nimmo, Griffin's Castle
  • Robert Westall, A Time of Fire
  • Jacqueline Wilson, The Bed and Breakfast Star (Doubleday)
  • 1995 (8)

  • Nina Bawden, Granny the Pag (Hamish Hamilton)
  • Robert Cormier, In the Middle of the Night (Gollancz)
  • – Susan Gates, Raider (Oxford)
  • Garry Kilworth, The Brontë Girls (Methuen)
  • Michael Morpurgo, The Wreck of the Zanzibar (Heinemann)
  • * Philip Pullman, Northern Lights (Scholastic) — first of a trilogy, His Dark Materials
  • Jill Paton Walsh, Thomas and the Tinners (Macdonald Young Books)
  • + Jacqueline Wilson, Double Act (Doubleday)
  • 1996 (8)

  • * Melvin Burgess, Junk (Andersen) — about teenage heroin addiction and anarchism
  • Michael Coleman, Weirdo's War (Orchard)
  • + Anne Fine, The Tulip Touch (Hamish Hamilton)
  • Elizabeth Laird, Secret Friends (Hodder)
  • – Terry Pratchett, Johnny and the Bomb (Doubleday) — third of a trilogy
  • Philip Pullman, Clockwork (Doubleday), illus. Peter Bailey
  • Chloe Rayban, Love in Cyberia (Bodley Head)
  • Jacqueline Wilson, Bad Girls (Doubleday), illus. Nick Sharratt
  • 1997 (7)

  • Malorie Blackman, Pig Heart Boy (Doubleday)
  • * Tim Bowler, River Boy (Oxford)
  • + Henrietta Branford, Fire, Bed and Bone (Walker) — about the English peasants' revolt of 1381
  • Geraldine McCaughrean, Forever X (Oxford)
  • Philip Ridley, Scribbleboy (Puffin)
  • – J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Bloomsbury) — first of seven Harry Potter books
  • Theresa Tomlinson, Meet me by the Steel Men (Walker)
  • 1998 (5)

  • * David Almond, Skellig (Hodder)
  • Robert Cormier, Heroes (Hamish Hamilton)
  • Peter Dickinson, The Kin (Macmillan)
  • Chris d'Lacey, Fly, Cherokee, Fly (Corgi)
  • Susan Price, The Sterkarm Handshake (Scholastic)
  • 1999 (8)

  • David Almond, Kit's Wilderness (Hodder)
  • Bernard Ashley, Little Soldier (Orchard)
  • * Aidan Chambers, Postcards from No Man's Land (Bodley Head)
  • Susan Cooper, King of Shadows (Bodley Head)
  • Gillian Cross, Tightrope (Oxford)
  • Jenny Nimmo, The Rinaldi Ring (Mammoth)
  • J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Bloomsbury)
  • Jacqueline Wilson, The Illustrated Mum (Doubleday)
  • 2000 (8)

  • David Almond, Heaven Eyes (Hodder)
  • – Melvin Burgess, The Ghost Behind the Wall (Andersen)
  • Sharon Creech, The Wanderer (Macmillan)
  • Jamila Gavin, Coram Boy (Mammoth)
  • + Adéle Geras, Troy (Scholastic)(David Fickling)
  • Alan Gibbons, Shadow of the Minotaur (Orion)
  • * Beverley Naidoo, The Other Side of Truth (Puffin)
  • + Philip Pullman, The Amber Spyglass (Scholastic) — third of a trilogy, His Dark Materials
  • 2001 (8)

  • – Sharon Creech, Love that Dog (Bloomsbury), 9+
  • Peter Dickinson, The Ropemaker (Macmillan), 11+
  • Eva Ibbotson, Journey to the River Sea (Macmillan), 9+
  • Elizabeth Laird, Jake's Tower (Macmillan), 11+
  • Geraldine McCaughrean, The Kite Rider (Oxford), 11+
  • + Geraldine McCaughrean, Stop the Train (Oxford), 10+
  • * Terry Pratchett, The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents (Doubleday), 10+
  • Virginia Wolff, True Believer (Faber), 14+
  • 2002 (7)

  • Kevin Brooks, Martyn Pig (The Chicken House), 12+
  • * Sharon Creech, Ruby Holler (Bloomsbury), 9+
  • + Anne Fine, Up On Cloud Nine (Corgi), 12+
  • Alan Gibbons, The Edge (Dolphin), 11+
  • Lian Hearn, Across the Nightingale Floor (Macmillan), 14+
  • Linda Newbery, The Shell House (David Fickling), 14+
  • Marcus Sedgwick, The Dark Horse (Dolphin), 11+
  • 2003 to date

    Runners-up within the shortlist are not distinguished since 2002.

    2003 (6)

  • David Almond, The Fire Eaters (Hodder), 10+
  • * Jennifer Donnelly, A Gathering Light (Bloomsbury), 12+
  • Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (David Fickling), 12+
  • Elizabeth Laird, The Garbage King (Macmillan), 10+
  • Michael Morpurgo, Private Peaceful (Collins), 10+
  • Linda Newbery, Sisterland (David Fickling), 13+
  • 2004 (6)

  • Anne Cassidy, Looking for JJ (Scholastic), 13+
  • Gennifer Choldenko, Al Capone Does My Shirts (Bloomsbury), 11+
  • * Frank Cottrell Boyce, Millions (Macmillan), 9+
  • Sharon Creech, Heartbeat (Bloomsbury), 10+
  • Eva Ibbotson, The Star of Kazan (Macmillan), 10+
  • Philip Pullman, The Scarecrow and his Servant (Doubleday), 8+
  • 2005 (5)

  • David Almond, Clay (Hodder), 11+
  • Frank Cottrell Boyce, Framed (Macmillan), 9+
  • Jan Mark, Turbulence (Hodder), 12+
  • Geraldine McCaughrean, The White Darkness (Oxford), 12+
  • * Mal Peet, Tamar (Walker), 12+
  • Date is year of presentation after 2006. The publication year is approximately the preceding school year; for 2012 example, September 2010 to August 2011.

    2007 (6)

  • Kevin Brooks, The Road of the Dead (The Chicken House), 14+
  • Siobhan Dowd, A Swift Pure Cry (David Fickling), 13+
  • Anne Fine, The Road of Bones (Doubleday), 12+
  • Ally Kennen, Beast (Marion Lloyd), 12+
  • * Meg Rosoff, Just in Case (Penguin), 14+
  • Marcus Sedgwick, My Swordhand is Singing (Orion), 10+
  • 2008 (7)

  • Kevin Crossley-Holland, Gatty's Tale (Orion), 10+
  • Linzi Glass, Ruby Red (Penguin), 12+
  • Elizabeth Laird, Crusade (Macmillan), 10+
  • Tanya Landman, Apache: Girl Warrior (Walker), 12+
  • * Philip Reeve, Here Lies Arthur (Scholastic), 12+
  • Meg Rosoff, What I Was (Penguin), 12+
  • Jenny Valentine, Finding Violet Park (HarperCollins), 12+
  • 2009 (7)

  • Frank Cottrell Boyce, Cosmic (Macmillan), 8+
  • Kevin Brooks, Black Rabbit Summer (Puffin), 14+
  • Eoin Colfer, Airman (Puffin), 9+
  • * Siobhan Dowd, Bog Child (David Fickling), 12+
  • Keith Gray, Ostrich Boys (Definitions), 12+
  • Patrick Ness, The Knife of Never Letting Go (Walker), 14+
  • Kate Thompson, Creature of the Night (Bodley Head), 14+
  • 2010 (10)

  • Laurie Halse Anderson, Chains (Bloomsbury), 11+
  • * Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book (Bloomsbury), 9+ — illustrated separately by Dave McKean and Chris Riddell
  • Helen Grant, The Vanishing of Katharina Linden (Penguin), 14+
  • Julie Hearn, Rowan the Strange (Oxford), 12+
  • Patrick Ness, The Ask and the Answer (Walker), 14+
  • Terry Pratchett, Nation (Doubleday), 11+
  • Philip Reeve, Fever Crumb (Scholastic), 9+
  • Marcus Sedgwick, Revolver (Orion), 12+
  • 2011 (6)

  • Theresa Breslin, Prisoner of the Inquisition (Doubleday), 12+
  • Geraldine McCaughrean, The Death-Defying Pepper Roux (Oxford), 10+
  • * Patrick Ness, Monsters of Men (Walker), 14+
  • Meg Rosoff, The Bride's Farewell (Puffin), 12+
  • Marcus Sedgwick, White Crow (Orion), 12+
  • Jason Wallace, Out of Shadows (Andersen), 14+
  • 2012 (8)

  • David Almond, My Name is Mina (Hodder), 9+
  • Lissa Evans, Small Change for Stuart (Doubleday), 8+
  • Sonya Hartnett, The Midnight Zoo (Walker), 9+
  • Ali Lewis, Everybody Jam (Andersen), 12+
  • Andy Mulligan, Trash (David Fickling), 12+
  • * Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls (Walker), 9+
  • Annabel Pitcher, My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece (Orion), 10+
  • Ruta Sepetys, Between Shades of Grey (Puffin), 12+
  • 2013 (8)

  • Sarah Crossan, The Weight of Water (Bloomsbury), 9+
  • Roddy Doyle, A Greyhound of a Girl (Marion Lloyd Books), 9+
  • * Sally Gardner, Maggot Moon (Hot Key Books), 11+
  • Nick Lake, In Darkness (Bloomsbury), 13+
  • R. J. Palacio, Wonder (Bodley Head), 10+
  • Marcus Sedgwick, Midwinterblood (Indigo), 11+
  • Dave Shelton, A Boy and a Bear in a Boat (David Fickling Books), 8+
  • Elizabeth Wein, Code Name Verity (Electric Monkey), 13+
  • 2014 (8)

  • Julie Berry, All the Truth That's in Me (Templar), 14+
  • * Kevin Brooks, The Bunker Diary (Puffin), 14+
  • Rachel Campbell-Johnston, The Child's Elephant (David Fickling Books), 11+
  • Susan Cooper Ghost Hawk (Bodley Head), 11+
  • Anne Fine, Blood Family (Doubleday), 14+
  • Katherine Rundell, Rooftoppers (Faber and Faber), 11+
  • Rebecca Stead, Liar & Spy (Andersen Press), 9+
  • William Sutcliffe The Wall (Bloomsbury), 11+
  • The award to Brooks roused some controversy because of the bleak nature of the novel.


  • Brian Conaghan, When Mr Dog Bites (Bloomsbury), 14+
  • Sarah Crossan, Apple and Rain (Bloomsbury), 11+
  • Sally Gardner, Tinder (Orion), 11+
  • Frances Hardinge Cuckoo Song (Macmillan), 11+
  • Elizabeth Laird, The Fastest Boy In The World (Macmillan), 9+
  • * Tanya Landman, Buffalo Soldier (Walker), 14+
  • Geraldine McCaughrean, The Middle of Nowhere (Usborne), 11+
  • Patrick Ness More Than This (Walker), 14+
  • 2016(8)

  • Sarah Crossan, One (Bloomsbury),
  • Frances Hardinge, The Lie Tree (Macmillan)
  • Nick Lake, There Will Be Lies (Bloomsbury)
  • Patrick Ness The Rest of Us Just Live Here (Walker Books)
  • Kate Saunders, Five Children on the Western Front (Faber)
  • Marcus Sedgwick, The Ghosts of Heaven (Indigo)
  • Robin Talley, Lies We Tell Ourselves (HarperCollins)
  • Jenny Valentine Fire Colour One (HarperCollins)
  • References

    Carnegie Medal (literary award) Wikipedia

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