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  • A Night Divided by Jenniver A Nielsen
  • Ghosts by Raina Telegemeier
  • Journey through the Ash and Smoke by Kate Messner and Kelley McMorris
  • Kid Owner by Tim Green
  • Rain Reign by Ann Martin
  • Save Me A Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan
  • The Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey
  • The Last Kids on Earth by Max Brallier and Douglas Holgate
  • Took: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn
  • Upside-Down Magic by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle and Emily Jenkins


  • Du Iz Tak? By Carson Ellis
  • Mother Bruce by Ryan T. Higgans
  • Penguin Problems by Jory, John and Lane Smith
  • Please, Mr. Panda by Steve Anthony
  • Strickly No Elephants by Lisa Matchev and Taeeun Yoo
  • The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield
  • The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton
  • The Thank you Book by Mo Willems
  • They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wentzel
  • We Found a Hat by Jon Klassen

The Colorado Children's Book Award was established by Dr. Bill Curtis in 1975 to encourage children's active involvement with books and reading. The CCBA committee is sponsored by Colorado Council of the International Reading Association.

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