CILIP Carnegie Medal Nominated Titles 2021

Acevedo, Elizabeth. Clap When You Land
Publisher: Hot Key Books. ISBN: 9781471409127

Anderson, Sophie (author) Honesta, Kathrin (illustrator). The Girl Who Speaks Bear
Publisher: Usborne Books. ISBN: 978147494067

Applebaum, Kirsty. TrooFriend
Publisher: Nosy Crow. ISBN: 9781788003476

Balen, Katya (author) Carlin, Laura (illustrator). The Space We’re In
Publisher: Bloomsbury. ISBN: 9781526601940

Bayron, Kalynn. Cinderella is Dead
Publisher: Bloomsbury. ISBN: 9781526621979

Beashel, Amy. The Sky is Mine
Publisher: Oneworld. ISBN: 9781786075550

Bourne, Holly. The Places I’ve Cried in Public
Publisher: Usborne Books. ISBN: 9781474949521

Brahmachari, Sita. When Secrets Set Sail
Publisher: Orion Children’s Books. ISBN: 9781510105430

Bunzl, Peter. Shadowsea
Publisher: Usborne Books. ISBN: 9781474964388

Bushby, Aisha (author) Dean, Rachael (illustrator). Moonchild: Voyage of the Lost and Found
Publisher: Egmont. ISBN: 9781405293211

Caldecott, Elen. The Short Knife 
Publisher: Andersen Press. ISBN: 9781783449798

Carroll, Emma. The Somerset Tsunami
Publisher: Faber. ISBN: 9780571332816

Cheung, Sue. Chinglish
Publisher: Andersen Press. ISBN: 9781783448395

Chisholm, Alastair. Orion Lost
Publisher: Nosy Crow. ISBN: 9781788005920

Close, Helena. The Gone Book
Publisher: Little Island. ISBN: 9781912417445

Coelho, Joseph (author) Milner, Kate (illustrator). The Girl Who Became a Tree
Publisher: Otter-Barry Books. ISBN: 9781913074784

Conaghan, Brian. The M Word
Publisher: Bloomsbury. ISBN: 9781408871560

Conlon, Dom (author) Schwarz, Viviane (illustrator). This Rock, That Rock
Publisher: Troika Books. ISBN: 9781909991927

Conlon, Dom (author) Izlesou, Anastasia (illustrator). Leap, Hare, Leap!
Publisher: Graffeg. ISBN: 9781913134921

Cuthew, Lucy. Blood Moon
Publisher: Walker Books. ISBN: 9781406393446

Davis, Ben. The Soup Movement
Publisher: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780192749239

Day, Susie. Max Kowalski Didn’t Mean It
Publisher: Puffin. ISBN: 9780241351390

DiCamillo, Kate. Beverly Right Here
Publisher: Walker Books. ISBN: 9781406390704

Don, Lari (author) Muldoon, Eilidh (illustrator). Fierce, Fearless and Free
Publisher: Bloomsbury. ISBN: 9781472967138

Downham, Jenny. Furious Thing
Publisher: David Fickling Books. ISBN: 9781788450980

Drewery, Kerry. The Last Paper Crane
Publisher: Hot Key Books. ISBN: 9781471408472

Duffy, Malcolm. Sofa Surfer
Publisher: Head of Zeus, a Zephyr title. ISBN: 9781786697677

Durrant, S.E. Talking to the Moon
Publisher: Nosy Crow. ISBN: 9781788004701

Elliott, Joseph (author) Szabo, Levente (illustrator). The Good Hawk
Publisher: Walker Books. ISBN: 9781406385854

Emezi, Akwaeke. Pet
Publisher: Faber. ISBN: 9780571355112

Farook, Nizrana. The Girl Who Stole an Elephant
Publisher: Nosy Crow. ISBN: 9781788006347

Fitzpatrick, Marie-Louise. On Midnight Beach
Publisher: Faber. ISBN: 9780571355594

Fraillon, Zana. The Lost Soul Atlas
Publisher: Orion Children’s Books. ISBN: 9781510106826

Gardner, Sally. Invisible in a Bright Light
Publisher: Head of Zeus, a Zephyr title. ISBN: 9781786695222

Hagger-Holt, Sarah. Nothing Ever Happens Here
Publisher: Usborne Books. ISBN: 9781474966238

Haig, Joan. Tiger Skin Rug
Publisher: Pokey Hat. ISBN: 9781911279648

Halahmy, Miriam. Always Here For You
Publisher: ZunTold. ISBN: 9781916204218

Hardinge, Frances. Deeplight
Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books. ISBN: 9781509836956

Hulme, Jay. Clouds Cannot Cover Us
Publisher: Troika Books. ISBN: 9781912745104

Hyder, Liz. Bearmouth
Publisher: Pushkin. ISBN: 9781782692423

Jackson, Holly. Good Girl, Bad Blood
Publisher: Electric Monkey. ISBN: 9781405297752

Jackson, Sharna. Mic Drop
Publisher: Knights Of. ISBN: 9781913311032

Jamieson, Victoria (author, illustrator) Mohamed, Omar (author) Geddy, Iman (colourist). When Stars Are Scattered
Publisher: Faber. ISBN: 9780571363858

Jawando, Danielle. And the Stars Were Burning Brightly
Publisher: Simon & Schuster. ISBN: 9781471178771

Lawrence, Patrice. Eight Pieces of Silva
Publisher: Hodder Children’s Books. ISBN: 9781444954746

Lowery, Mark. Eating Chips With Monkey
Publisher: Piccadilly Press. ISBN: 9781848127371

Lucido, Aimee. In the Key of Code
Publisher: Walker Books. ISBN: 9781406389333

MacDibble, Bren. Across the Risen Sea
Publisher: Old Barn Books. ISBN: 9781910646670

Mackenzie, Ross. Evernight
Publisher: Andersen Press. ISBN: 9781783448319

Mann, Manjeet. Run, Rebel
Publisher: Penguin. ISBN: 9780241411421

McKay, Hilary. The Time of Green Magic
Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books. ISBN: 9781529019230

McNicoll, Elle. A Kind of Spark
Publisher: Knights Of. ISBN: 9781913311056

Millwood Hargrave, Kiran. The Deathless Girls
Publisher: Orion Children’s Books. ISBN: 9781510106741

Murphy, Emily Bain. Splinters of Scarlet
Publisher: Pushkin. ISBN: 9781782692607

Murray, Struan (author) Sumberac, Manuel (illustrator). Orphans of the Tide
Publisher: Puffin. ISBN: 9780241384435

Ness, Patrick. Burn
Publisher: Walker Books. ISBN: 9781406375503

Oseman, Alice. Loveless
Publisher: HarperCollins Children’s Books. ISBN: 9780008244125

Owen, David. Grief Angels
Publisher: ATOM. ISBN: 9780349003429

Palmer, Tom. After the War
Publisher: Barrington Stoke. ISBN: 9781781129487

Paver, Michelle. Viper’s Daughter
Publisher: Head of Zeus, a Zephyr title. ISBN: 9781789540550

Pennypacker, Sara. Here in the Real World
Publisher: HarperCollins Children’s Books. ISBN: 9780008371692

Rauf, Onjali Q. The Star Outside My Window
Publisher: Orion Children’s Books. ISBN: 9781510105157

Reynolds, Jason. Look Both Ways
Publisher: Knights Of. ISBN: 9781999642594

Rosoff, Meg. The Great Godden
Publisher: Bloomsbury. ISBN: 9781526618511

Salisbury, Melinda. Hold Back the Tide
Publisher: Scholastic. ISBN: 9781407180298

Sedgwick, Marcus. Snowflake, AZ
Publisher: Head of Zeus, a Zephyr title. ISBN: 9781788542333

Sepetys, Ruta. The Fountains of Silence
Publisher: Penguin. ISBN: 9780241421871

Skinner, Nicola. Storm
Publisher: HarperCollins Children’s Books. ISBN: 9780008295325

Stead, Rebecca. The List of Things That Will Not Change
Publisher: Andersen Press. ISBN: 9781783449378

Tavengerwei, Rutendo. The Colours that Blind
Publisher: Hot Key Books. ISBN: 9781471408182

Thakur, Sophia. Somebody Give This Heart A Pen
Publisher: Walker Books. ISBN: 9781406388534

Thon, Ingunn (author) Brech, Nora (illustrator) Mackie, Siân (translator). A Postcard to Ollis
Publisher: Wacky Bee Books. ISBN: 9781999903343

Valentine, Jenny. Hello Now
Publisher: HarperCollins Children’s Books. ISBN: 9780007466498

Wein, Elizabeth. The Enigma Game
Publisher: Bloomsbury. ISBN: 9781526601650

Weston, Kate. Diary of a Confused Feminist
Publisher: Hodder Children’s Books. ISBN: 9781444955040

Wolk, Lauren. Echo Mountain
Publisher: Penguin. ISBN: 9780241424155

Woods, Matilda. Otto Tattercoat and the Forest of Lost Things
Publisher: Scholastic. ISBN: 9781407184913