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 Grade
Arden, Katherine Small Spaces 5 up
Auxier, Jonathan Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster 5 up
Beatty, Robert Willa of the Wood 5 up
Bigelow, Lisa Jenn Drum Roll, Please 5 up
Braden, Ann The Benefits of Being an Octopus 6 up
Castaldo, Nancy Back from the Brink: Saving Animals from Extinction 4 up
Connor, Leslie The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle 5 up
DiCamillo, Kate Louisiana’s Way Home 4 up
Fletcher, Susan Journey of the Pale Bear 5 up
Gardner, Whitney Fake Blood 6 up
Green, Shari Missing Mike 5 up
Greenwald, Tommy Game Changer 6 up
Hood, Susan Lifeboat 12 5 up
Jarrow, Gail Spooked! How a Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America 6 up
Key, Watt Deep Water 5 up
Klages, Ellen Out of Left Field 5 up
Marsh, Katherine Nowhere Boy 6 up
Mass, Wendy & Stead, Rebecca Bob (audiobook)
4 up
McAnulty, Stacy The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl 5 up
Medina, Meg Merci Suárez Changes Gears 4 up
Nielsen, Susin No Fixed Address 7 up
Oppel, Kenneth Inkling 4 up
Respicio, Mae The House That Lou Built 4 up
Rhodes, Jewell Parker Ghost Boys 6 up
Saeed, Aisha
Amal Unbound 5 up
Stoddard, Lindsey Just Like Jackie 5 up
Uss, Christina The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle 5 up
Wang, Jen The Prince and the Dressmaker 7 up
Woodson, Jacqueline Harbor Me 6 up
Yang, Kelly Front Desk 4 up