Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award Nominees


Vermont's book award for children, voted for by children, in grades 4-8. These books include fiction and non-fiction books. Titles in our collection are in italics.

Author Title Publisher Grade
Barnett, Mac & Jory John The Terrible Two Amulet 4 up
Beasley, Cassie Circus Mirandus Dial 4 up
Benjamin, Ali The Thing about Jellyfish Little, Brown 5 up
Bond, Rebecca Escape from Baxters’ Barn Harcourt Brace 4 up
Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker The War that Saved my Life Dial 5 up
Brown, Don Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans Harcourt Brace 6 up
Chmakova, Svetlana Awkward Yen 5 up
Draper, Sharon Stella by Starlight Atheneum 5 up
Gannon, Nicholas The Doldrums Greenwillow 4 up
Gino, Alex George (audiobook) Scholastic 4 up
Graff, Lisa Lost in the Sun Philomel 5 up
Gruenbaum, Michael with Todd Hasak-Lowy Somewhere There is Still a Sun Aladdin 5 up
Hautala, Beth Waiting for Unicorns Philamel 5 up
Hilton, Marilyn Full Cicada Moon Dial 5 up
Hoose, Phillip The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club Farrar, Straus & Giroux 7 up
Jamieson, Victoria Roller Girl Dial 4 up
Jones, Kelly Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer Alfred A. Knopf 4 up
Kidd, Ronald Night on Fire Albert Whitman 5 up
Maberry, Jonathan The Orphan Army (Nightsiders #1) Simon & Schuster 5 up
Magoon, Kekla Shadows of Sherwood Bloomsbury 5 up
Nielsen, Jennifer A. A Night Divided Scholastic 5 up
Oppel, Kenneth The Nest Simon & Schuster 5 up
Pearsall, Shelley The Seventh Most Important Thing Alfred A. Knopf 5 up
Priest, Cherie I am Princess X Arthur A. Levine 7 up
Resau, Laura The Lightning Queen Scholastic 5 up
Ryan, Pam Munoz Echo Scholastic 5 up
Sands, Kevin The Blackthorn Key Aladdin 5 up
Stead, Rebecca Goodbye Stranger Wendy Lamb 6 up
Stevenson, Noelle Nimona Harper Teen 7 up
Wiechman, Kathy Cannon Like a River Calkins Creek 6 up