The votes are in! The 2019-2020 VSBA winners were announced today. Congratulations to the authors and illustrators represented on this list.
The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors by Drew Daywalt, Harper Collins, 2017
- Reynolds, Aaron. Creepy Pair of Underwear! Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 2017.
- Santat, Dan. After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again). Roaring Book Press. 2017.
- John, Jory. The Bad Seed. Harper Collins. 2017.
- Fucile, Tony. Poor Louie. Candlewick Press. 2017
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling, Sterling Books, 2017
- Applegate, Katherine. Wishtree. Feiwel and Friends, 2017.
- Hashimoto, Meika. The Trail. Scholastic Press, 2017.
- Hale, Shannon and LeUyen Pham. Real Friends. First Second, 2017.
- Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker. The War I Finally Won. Dial, 2017.
Middle School Division:
Refugee by Alan Gratz, Scholastic, 2017
- Lu, Marie. Warcross. G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books, 2017.
- Burt, Jake. Greetings from Witness Protection! Feiwel and Friends, 2016.
- Wolk, Lauren. Beyond the Bright Sea. Dutton Books for Young Readers, 2017.
- Cartaya, Pablo. The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora. Viking, 2017.
High School Division:
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, Blazer + Bray, 2017
- McManus, Karen. One of Us Is Lying. Delacorte Press, 2017.
- Stone, Nic. Dear Martin. Crown, 2017.
- (Tie) Reintgen, Scott. Nyxia. Crown Books for Young Readers, 2017.
- Anderson, Laurie Halse and Emily Carroll. Speak: The Graphic Novel. Farrar Straus Giroux, 2018. and Roe, Robin. A List of Cages. Disney-Hyperion, 2017.