Best in Children’s Fiction

Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas (Dog Man #5)

Publisher: Graphix

Small Things

Publisher: Pajama Press

Dragon Slayer: Folktales from Latin America

Publisher: TOON Graphics

Tiger vs. Nightmare

Publisher: First Second


Publisher: KaBOOM!

Best in Children’s Nonfiction

Little Tails Under the Sea

Publisher: Lion Forge

The Mushroom Fan Club

Publisher: Enfant

Snails Are Just My Speed

Publisher: TOON Books

We Are All Me

Publisher: TOON Books

The Eye That Never Sleeps: How Detective Pinkerton Saved President Lincoln

Publisher: Abrams

Best in Middle-Grade Fiction

Be Prepared

Publisher: First Second

Hidden Witch

Publisher:  Graphix

Cardboard Kingdom

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers


Publisher: Lion Forge


Publisher: Yen Press

Best in Middle-Grade Nonfiction

Action Presidents #1: George Washington!

Publisher: Harper Collins

Stinky Cecil in Mudslide Mayhem!

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

Lafayette! (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales #8): A Revolutionary War Tale

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams/Amulet

The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams/Amulet

Ocean Renegades! (Earth Before Us #2): Journey through the Paleozoic Era

Publisher: Harry N Abrams/Amulet

Best in Young Adult Fiction


Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

On a Sunbeam

Publisher: First Second

Manga Classics: Macbeth

Publisher: UDON Entertainment

The Prince and the Dressmaker

Publisher: First Second

Monstress, Volume 3

Publisher: Image Comics

Best in Young Adult Nonfiction

Anne Frank’s Diary

Publisher: Pantheon

Strange Fruit, Volume II: More Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History

Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing

Grand Theft Horse

Publisher: Lee and Low Books

The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees

Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers

Hey, Kiddo

Publisher: Graphix

Best in Adult Fiction

A Sea of Love

Publisher: Lion Forge


Publisher: Image Comics


Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly

Upgrade Soul

Publisher: Lion Forge

Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles

Publisher: DC Comics

Best in Adult Nonfiction

Algeria is Beautiful Like America

Publisher: Lion Forge

Escaping Wars and Waves: Encounters with Syrian Refugees

Publisher: Penn State University Press

All the Answers

Publisher: Gallery 13

Monk!: Thelonious, Pannonica, and the Friendship Behind a Musical Revolution

Publisher: First Second

Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World

Publisher: First Second