North Carolina Children's Book AwardNominee

Given by North Carolina Library Association - Youth Services Section

Other Names: NCCBA
241 Works / 244 Items 3,746 Books 176 Reviews 4.2
The North Carolina Children's Book Award program is a children's choice program designed to introduce children to current children's literature and to instill a love of reading. The award is show more sponsored by the North Carolina Library Association's Youth Services Section and supported by school and public librarians across the state. show less
All, Winner (63), Finalist (1), Nominee (244)
All, Junior Book (121), Picture Book (120), No Category (3)
All, 2024 (24), 2023 (24), 2022 (22), 2021 (20), 2020 (20), 2018-2019 (3), 2019 (18), 2018 (22), 2017 (20), 2016 (21), 2015 (24), 2014 (25)
April 15: Winner2024 Recent

Nominee 244

Invisible by Christina Diaz GonzalezJunior Book2024
The Last Beekeeper by Pablo CartayaJunior Book2024
Your Place in the Universe by Jason ChinJunior Book2024
Swim Team by Johnnie ChristmasJunior Book2024
30,000 Stitches by Amanda Gilman DavisJunior Book2024
Starfish by Lisa FippsJunior Book2024
Dog Squad by Chris GrabensteinJunior Book2024
Stand Up, Yumi Chung! by Jessica KimJunior Book2024
Solimar: The Sword of the Monarchs by Pam Munoz RyanJunior Book2024
The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q. RaufJunior Book2024
The Elephant in the Room by Holly Goldberg SloanJunior Book2024
A Rover's Story by Jasmine WargaJunior Book2024
Negative Cat by Sophie BlackallPicture Book2024
Clovis Keeps His Cool by Katelyn AronsonPicture Book2024
I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick BarnesPicture Book2024
Memory Jars by Vera BrosgolPicture Book2024
Jabari Tries by Gaia CornwallPicture Book2024
Paletero Man by Lucky DiazPicture Book2024
Dandelion Magic by Darren FarrellPicture Book2024
Chester van Chime Who Forgot How to Rhyme by Avery MonsenPicture Book2024
How to Solve a Problem: The Rise (and Falls) of a Rock-Climbing Champion by Ashima ShiraishiPicture Book2024
The Blue House by Phoebe WahlPicture Book2024
Sheepish (Wolf Under Cover) by Helen YoonPicture Book2024
What Can You Do with a Rock? by Pat Zietlow-MillerPicture Book2024
Unplugged by Gordon KormanJunior Book2023
Amari and the Night Brothers by B. B. AlstonJunior Book2023
Willodeen by Katherine ApplegateJunior Book2023
Rez Dogs by Joseph BruchacJunior Book2023
A Place at the Table by Saadia FaruqiJunior Book2023
How to Build an Insect by Roberta GibsonJunior Book2023
Flower Talk: How Plants Use Color to Communicate by Sara LevineJunior Book2023
The World Ends in April by Stacy McAnultyJunior Book2023
A Wolf Called Wander by Rosanne ParryJunior Book2023
Clean Getaway by Nic StoneJunior Book2023
Skunk and Badger by Amy TimberlakeJunior Book2023
Katie the Catsitter by Colleen A. F. VenableJunior Book2023
The Box Turtle by Vanessa RoederPicture Book2023
I'm Trying to Love Garbage by Bethany BartonPicture Book2023
Nigel and the Moon by Antwan EadyPicture Book2023
A Song of Frutas by Margarita EnglePicture Book2023
It Fell from the Sky by Terry FanPicture Book2023
Dozens of Doughnuts by Carrie FinisonPicture Book2023
The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng by Sophia GholzPicture Book2023
Eat Your Rocks, Croc!: Dr. Glider's Advice for Troubled Animals by Jess KeatingPicture Book2023
Mars! Earthlings Welcome by Stacy McAnultyPicture Book2023
Except Antarctica by Todd SturgellPicture Book2023
Watercress by Andrea WangPicture Book2023
How to Give Your Cat a Bath: In Five Easy Steps by Nicola WinstanleyPicture Book2023
New Kid by Jerry CraftJunior Book2022
Where the Watermelons Grow by Cindy BaldwinJunior Book2022
The Friendship War by Andrew ClementsJunior Book2022
Twenty-One Steps: Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by Jeff GottesfeldJunior Book2022
When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria JamiesonJunior Book2022
Not If I Can Help It by Carolyn MacklerJunior Book2022
Halfway to Harmony by Barbara O'ConnorJunior Book2022
Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks by Jason ReynoldsJunior Book2022
Mañanaland by Pam Muñoz RyanJunior Book2022
Swish!: The Slam-Dunking, Alley-Ooping, High-Flying Harlem Globetrotters by Suzanne SladeJunior Book2022
Bad Dog by Mike BoldtPicture Book2022
Swashby and the Sea by Beth FerryPicture Book2022
Carl and the Meaning of Life by Deborah FreedmanPicture Book2022
Federico and the Wolf by Rebecca J. GomezPicture Book2022
Eyes That Kiss in the Corners by Joanna HoPicture Book2022
Eye by Eye: Comparing How Animals See (Animal by Animal) by Sara LevinePicture Book2022
The Little Red Fort by Brenda MaierPicture Book2022
On Account of the Gum by Adam RexPicture Book2022
Facts vs. Opinions vs. Robots by Michael RexPicture Book2022
Just Ask! Be Different, Be Brave, Be You by Sonia SotomayorPicture Book2022
Don't Feed the Coos! by Jonathan StutzmanPicture Book2022
Snail Crossing by Corey R. TaborPicture Book2022
Stargazing by Jen WangJunior Book2021
Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani ChokshiJunior Book2021
The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle by Leslie ConnorJunior Book2021
Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera by Candace FlemingJunior Book2021
Cape by Kate HanniganJunior Book2021
Because of the Rabbit by Cynthia LordJunior Book2021
From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae MarksJunior Book2021
Prairie Lotus by Linda Sue ParkJunior Book2021
The Day the Universe Exploded My Head: Poems to Take You into Space and Back Again by Allan WolfJunior Book2021
Harbor Me by Jacqueline WoodsonJunior Book2021
Be Quiet! by Ryan T. HigginsPicture Book2021
Hair Love by Matthew A. CherryPicture Book2021
La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton ElyaPicture Book2021
The Good Egg by Jory JohnPicture Book2021
Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship by Jessica KenskyPicture Book2021
Going Down Home with Daddy by Kelly Starling LyonsPicture Book2021
The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World's Coral Reefs: The Story of Ken Nedimyer and the Coral Restoration Foundation by Kate MessnerPicture Book2021
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble MaillardPicture Book2021
The Donkey Egg by Janet StevensPicture Book2021
The Day You Begin by Jacqueline WoodsonPicture Book2021
Front Desk by Kelly YangJunior Book2020
A Boy Called Bat by Elana K. ArnoldJunior Book2020
Be Prepared by Vera BrosgolJunior Book2020
Ban This Book by Alan GratzJunior Book2020
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti HarrisonJunior Book2020
Full of Beans by Jennifer L. HolmJunior Book2020
Float by Laura MartinJunior Book2020
Saving Fiona: The Story of the World's Most Famous Baby Hippo by Thane MaynardJunior Book2020
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnultyJunior Book2020
Breakout by Kate MessnerJunior Book2020
Can I Be Your Dog? by Troy CummingsPicture Book2020
The Crayon Man: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons by Natascha BiebowPicture Book2020
The Very Impatient Caterpillar by Ross BurachPicture Book2020
Mixed: A Colorful Story by Arree ChungPicture Book2020
The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! by Carmen Agra DeedyPicture Book2020
Misunderstood Shark by Ame DyckmanPicture Book2020
We don't eat our classmates by Ryan T. HigginsPicture Book2020
Potato Pants! by Laurie KellerPicture Book2020
The Word Collector by Peter H. ReynoldsPicture Book2020
Because by Mo WillemsPicture Book2020
Refugee by Alan GratzJunior Book2019
Wishtree by Katherine ApplegateJunior Book2019
How This Book Was Made by Mac BarnettJunior Book2019
How This Book Was Made by Mac BarnettJunior Book2018-2019
Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion by Chris BartonJunior Book2019
I'm Just No Good at Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups by Chris HarrisJunior Book2019
The Parker Inheritance by Varian JohnsonJunior Book2019
Waylon! One Awesome Thing by Sara PennypackerJunior Book2019
The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. PérezJunior Book2019
Read the Book, Lemmings! by Ame DyckmanPicture Book2019
Trombone Shorty by Trombone ShortyPicture Book2019
Love by Matt de la PeñaPicture Book2019
Super Manny Stands Up! by Kelly DiPucchioPicture Book2019
Plants Can't Sit Still by Rebecca E. HirschPicture Book2019
The Bad Seed by Jory JohnPicture Book2019
Nerdy Birdy Tweets by Aaron ReynoldsPicture Book2019
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) by Dan SantatPicture Book2019
A Perfect Day by Lane SmithPicture Book2019
Malala's Magic Pencil by Malala YousafzaiPicture Book2019
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) by Dan Santat2018-2019
A Perfect Day by Lane Smith2018-2019
Wish by Barbara O'ConnorJunior Book2018
The Terrible Two by Mac BarnettJunior Book2018
Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions by Chris BartonJunior Book2018
The Wild Robot by Peter BrownJunior Book2018
All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie ConnorJunior Book2018
Moo by Sharon CreechJunior Book2018
Garvey's Choice by Nikki GrimesJunior Book2018
A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day by Andrea Davis PinkneyJunior Book2018
Ghost by Jason ReynoldsJunior Book2018
Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer by Diane StanleyJunior Book2018
Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White by Melissa SweetJunior Book2018
Save Me a Seat by Sarah WeeksJunior Book2018
Quit Calling Me a Monster! by Jory JohnPicture Book2018
Lion Lessons by Jon AgeePicture Book2018
Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman AlexiePicture Book2018
Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea BeatyPicture Book2018
Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood by F. Isabel CampoyPicture Book2018
Giant Squid by Candace FlemingPicture Book2018
The Toad by Elise GravelPicture Book2018
The Bear and the Piano by David LitchfieldPicture Book2018
National Parks of the USA by Kate SiberPicture Book2018
Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion by Alex T. SmithPicture Book2018
Roller Girl by Victoria JamiesonJunior Book2017
Crenshaw by Katherine ApplegateJunior Book2017
The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker BradleyJunior Book2017
Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. DraperJunior Book2017
Mountain Dog by Margarita EngleJunior Book2017
Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly HuntJunior Book2017
Hiding Out at the Pancake Palace by Nan MarinoJunior Book2017
Pax by Sara PennypackerJunior Book2017
Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower by Greg PizzoliJunior Book2017
Fuzzy Mud by Louis SacharJunior Book2017
I Yam a Donkey! by Cece BellPicture Book2017
I'm Trying to Love Spiders by Bethany BartonPicture Book2017
Glow: Animals with Their Own Night-Lights by W. H. BeckPicture Book2017
Wolfie the Bunny by Ame DyckmanPicture Book2017
Mother Bruce by Ryan T. HigginsPicture Book2017
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear by Lindsay MattickPicture Book2017
The Quickest Kid in Clarksville by Pat Zietlow MillerPicture Book2017
A Boy and a Jaguar by Alan RabinowitzPicture Book2017
Nerdy Birdy by Aaron ReynoldsPicture Book2017
Henri's Scissors by Jeanette WinterPicture Book2017
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine ApplegateJunior Book2016
The Night Gardener by Jonathan AuxierJunior Book2016
El Deafo by Cece BellJunior Book2016
Poached by Stuart GibbsJunior Book2016
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris GrabensteinJunior Book2016
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. HolmJunior Book2016
Elvis and the Underdogs by Jenny LeeJunior Book2016
Rain Reign by Ann M. MartinJunior Book2016
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg SloanJunior Book2016
The Book of Lost Things by Cynthia VoigtJunior Book2016
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline WoodsonJunior Book2016
Gaston by Kelly DiPucchioPicture Book2016
Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla by Katherine ApplegatePicture Book2016
My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.) by Peter BrownPicture Book2016
The Cart That Carried Martin by Eve BuntingPicture Book2016
Gravity by Jason ChinPicture Book2016
Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la PeñaPicture Book2016
Some Bugs by Angela DiTerlizziPicture Book2016
This Orq. (He Cave Boy.) by David ElliottPicture Book2016
Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell (Christy Ottaviano Books) by Tanya Lee StonePicture Book2016
Blue on Blue by Dianne WhitePicture Book2016
Duke by Kirby LarsonJunior Book2015
Sophia's War: A Tale of the Revolution by AviJunior Book2015
Hold Fast by Blue BalliettJunior Book2015
Get the Scoop on Animal Poop: From lions to tapeworms, 251 cool facts about scat, frass, dung and more! by Dawn CusickJunior Book2015
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamilloJunior Book2015
A Tangle of Knots by Lisa GraffJunior Book2015
The Hypnotists: Book 1 by Gordon KormanJunior Book2015
Ungifted by Gordon KormanJunior Book2015
Capture the Flag by Kate MessnerJunior Book2015
The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail by Richard PeckJunior Book2015
Goblins by Philip ReeveJunior Book2015
The Menagerie by Tui T. SutherlandJunior Book2015
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew DaywaltPicture Book2015
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter BrownPicture Book2015
Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball (Carolrhoda Picture Books) by John CoyPicture Book2015
The Snatchabook by Helen DochertyPicture Book2015
What's the Time, Mr. Wolf? by Debi GlioriPicture Book2015
Who Pushed Humpty Dumpty?: And Other Notorious Nursery Tale Mysteries by David LevinthalPicture Book2015
Sophie's Squash by Pat Zietlow MillerPicture Book2015
Hi, Koo!: A Year of Seasons by Jon J. MuthPicture Book2015
Lifetime: The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives by Lola M. SchaeferPicture Book2015
The Dark by Lemony SnicketPicture Book2015
That Is Not a Good Idea! by Mo WillemsPicture Book2015
This Is the Rope: A Story from the Great Migration by Jacqueline WoodsonPicture Book2015
Wonder by R. J. PalacioJunior Book2014
Prairie Evers by Ellen AirgoodJunior Book2014
The Skull in the Rock by Marc AronsonJunior Book2014
Wild Life by Cynthia DeFeliceJunior Book2014
Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading by Tommy GreenwaldJunior Book2014
Chomp by Carl HiaasenJunior Book2014
Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhhà LạiJunior Book2014
The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin LevineJunior Book2014
Dogs on Duty: Soldiers' Best Friends on the Battlefield and Beyond by Dorothy Hinshaw PatentJunior Book2014
The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity by Elizabeth RuschJunior Book2014
Three Times Lucky by Sheila TurnageJunior Book2014
Breadcrumbs by Anne UrsuJunior Book2014
Lulu Walks the Dogs by Judith ViorstJunior Book2014
The Haunted Hamburger and Other Ghostly Stories by David LaRochellePicture Book2014
Just Ducks! by Nicola DaviesPicture Book2014
Oh, No! by Candace FlemingPicture Book2014
Goldilocks and Just One Bear by Leigh HodgkinsonPicture Book2014
Betty Bunny Loves Chocolate Cake by Michael KaplanPicture Book2014
Too Tall Houses by Gianna MarinoPicture Book2014
Me . . . Jane by Patrick McDonnellPicture Book2014
Creepy Carrots! by Aaron ReynoldsPicture Book2014
Bear Has a Story to Tell by Philip C. SteadPicture Book2014
When Blue Met Egg by Lindsay WardPicture Book2014
Baby Bear Sees Blue by Ashley WolffPicture Book2014
Each Kindness by Jacqueline WoodsonPicture Book2014
Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel2005


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