Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award Nominees

2017-2018

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
Anderson, John David Ms. Bixby's Last Day Walden Pond 5 up
Barnhill, Kelly The Girl Who Drank the Moon Algonquin 5 up
Bauer, Joan Soar Viking 5 up
Bayard, Louis Lucky Strikes Henry Holt 7 up
Brown, Peter The Wild Robot Little, Brown 4 up
Burg, Ann E. Unbound: A Novel in Verse Scholastic 5 up
Cohen, Marina The Inn Between Roaring Brook 5 up
Crilley, Mark The Drawing Lesson: A Graphic Novel That Teaches You How to Draw Watson-Guptill 4 up
Davies, Jacqueline Nothing But Trouble Katherine Tegen 5 up
Dumas, Firoozeh It Ain't So Awful, Falalfel Clarion 5 up
Gemeinhart, Dan Some Kind of Courage Scholastic 6 up
Gidwitz, Adam The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog Dutton 6 up
Gratz, Alan Projekt 1065: A Novel of World War II Scholastic 6 up
Griffin, Paul When Friendship Followed Me Home Dial 6 up
Harrington, Karen Mayday Little, Brown 5 up
Hopkinson, Deborah A Bandit's Tale: The Muddled Misadventures of a Pickpocket Knopf 5 up
Kelly, Erin Entrada The Land of Forgotten Girls Greenwillow 5 up
LaFleur, Suzanne Beautiful Blue World Wendy Lamb 5 up
MacLachlan, Patricia The Poet's Dog Katherine Tegen 4 up
Messner, Kate The Seventh Wish Bloomsbury 5 up
O'Connor, Barbara Wish Farrar, Straus & Giroux 4 up
Olson, Todd Lost in the Pacific, 1942: Not a Drop to Drink Scholastic 5 up
Reynolds, Jason Ghost Athenaeum 5 up
Sherman, Delia The Evil Wizard Smallbone Candlewick 5 up
Sonnenblick, Jordan Falling Over Sideways Scholastic 6 up
Sullivan, Tara The Bitter Side of Sweet Putnam 7 up
Sweet Melissa Some Writer!: The Story of E.B. White HMH 4 up
Weeks, Sarah & Gita Varadarajan Save Me a Seat Scholastic 4 up
Weiner, Jennifer The Littlest Bigfoot Aladdin 4 up
Wolk, Lauren Wolf Hollow Dutton 6 up