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Brian Conaghan When Mr. Dog Bites

 

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When Mr. Dog Bites


     

Sarah Crossan Apple and Rain

 

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Apple and Rain


     

Sally Gardner Tinder

 

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Tinder


     

Frances Hardinge Cuckoo Song

 

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Cuckoo Song


     

Elizabeth Laird The Fastest Boy In The World

 

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The Fastest Boy In The World


     

Tanya Landman Buffalo Soldier

 

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Buffalo Soldier


     

Geraldine McCaughrean The Middle of Nowhere

 

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The Middle of Nowhere


     

Patrick Ness More Than This

 

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More Than This


     

Laura Carlin The Promise

 

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The Promise


     

Alexis Deacon Jim's Lion

 

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Jim's Lion


     

William Grill Shackleton's Journey

 

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Shackleton's Journey


     

John Higgins & Marc Olivent Dark Satanic Mills

 

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Dark Satanic Mills


     

Catherine Rayner Smelly Louie

 

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Smelly Louie


     

Chris Riddell Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

 

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Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse


     

David Roberts Tinder

 

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Tinder




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Sarah Crossan Apple and Rain

 

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Sally Gardner Tinder

 

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Elizabeth Laird The Fastest Boy In The World

 

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Tanya Landman Buffalo Soldier

 

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Geraldine McCaughrean The Middle of Nowhere

 

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Patrick Ness More Than This

 

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CILIP Carnegie Medal 2015 Shortlist

     

Brian Conaghan When Mr. Dog Bites

 

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Sarah Crossan Apple and Rain

 

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Sally Gardner Tinder

 

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Frances Hardinge Cuckoo Song

 

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Elizabeth Laird The Fastest Boy In The World

 

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Tanya Landman Buffalo Soldier

 

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Geraldine McCaughrean The Middle of Nowhere

 

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Patrick Ness More Than This

 

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CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2015 Shortlist

     

Laura Carlin The Promise

 

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Alexis Deacon Jim's Lion

 

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William Grill Shackleton's Journey

 

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John Higgins & Marc Olivent Dark Satanic Mills

 

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Catherine Rayner Smelly Louie

 

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Chris Riddell Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

 

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David Roberts Tinder

 

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Shaun Tan Rules of Summer

 

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