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CILIP Carnegie Medal 2015 Shortlist


Sarah Crossan One


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Frances Hardinge The Lie Tree


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Nick Lake There Will Be Lies


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Patrick Ness The Rest of Us Just Live Here


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Kate Saunders Five Children on the Western Front


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Marcus Sedgwick The Ghosts of Heaven


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Robin Talley Lies We Tell Ourselves


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Jenny Valentine Fire Colour One


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CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2015 Shortlist


Anthony Browne Willy's Stories


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Ross Collins There's a Bear on My Chair


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Oliver Jeffers Once Upon an Alphabet


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Jon Klassen Sam & Dave Dig a Hole


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Jackie Morris Something About a Bear


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Helen Oxenbury Captain Jack and the Pirates


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Chris Riddell The Sleeper and the Spindle


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Sydney Smith Footpath Flowers


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The CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Children's Book Awards CILIP YLG Carnegie UK Trust Renaissance Learning ALCS