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CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards

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The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals are the UK’s oldest and most prestigious children’s book awards. Often described by authors and illustrators as ‘the one they want to win’—they are the gold standard in children’s literature.

The CILIP Carnegie Medal is awarded by children’s librarians for an outstanding book for children and young people.

The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal is awarded by children’s librarians for an outstanding book in terms of illustration for children and young people

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      by Mal Peet

      Jul 2017

      Mature Young Adults Plus

      2017 Carnegie Medal Longlist
      Born of a brief encounter between a Liverpool prostitute and an African soldier in 1907, Beck finds himself orphaned as a young boy and sent overseas to the Catholic Brothers in Canada.

      Fire Color One

      by Jenny Valentine

      Feb 2017

      Young Adults Plus

      2016 Carnegie Medal Shortlist
      $12.75  $9.75  Member Price
      Sixteen-year-old Iris itches constantly for the strike of a match. But when she's caught setting one too many fires, she's dragged away to London before she can get arrested.

      Grasshopper Jungle

      by Andrew Smith

      Apr 2014

      Mature Young Adults

      2015 Carnegie Medal Longlist
      $12.75  $5.00  Member Price
      The history, according to Austin Szerba, of how he and his best friend, Robby, accidentally unleashed an apocalyptic army of six-foot-tall praying mantises.
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