2022-2023 Picture Book Nominees

Trees Make Perfect Pets by Paul Czajak, illustrated by Cathy Gendron

The Three Billy Goats Buenos by Susan Middleton Elya, illustrated by Miguel Ordonez

Lift by Minh Le, illustrated by Dan Santat

This Way, Charlie by Caron Levis, illustrated Charles Santoso

The Perfectly Perfect Wish by Lisa Mantchev, illustrated by Jessica Courtney-Tickle

How to Catch a Clover Thief by Elise Parsley, illustrated by the author

Outside, Inside by LeUyen Pham, illustrated by the author

On Account of the Gum by Adam Rex, illustrated by the author

The Box Turtle by Vanessa Roeder, illustrated by the author

Mel Fell by Corey R. Tabor, illustrated by the author


2022-2023 Chapter Book Nominees

Letters from Cuba by Ruth Behar

Every Missing Piece by Melanie Conklin

The Silver Arrow by Lev Grossman

The Lion of Mars by Jennifer L. Holm

Stella by McCall Hyle

Twins by Varian Johnson

Clues to the Universe by Christina Li

The Incredibly Dead Pets of Rex Dexter by Aaron Reynolds

The Million Dollar Race by Matthew Ross Smith

The List of Things That Will Not Change by Rebecca Stead

Brave Like That by Lindsey Stoddard


2022-2023 Golden Sower Novel Nominees

The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Flight of the Puffin by Ann Braden

Fighting Words by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Efren Divided by Ernesto Cisneros

Golden Arm by Carl Deuker

Unplugged by Gordon Korman

Dragon Ops by Mari Mancusi

Millionaires for the Month by Stacy McAnulty

Coop Knows the Scoop by Taryn Souders

Before the Ever After by Jacqueline Woodson