Ain’t Nothing But a Man: My Quest to Find the Real John Henry, by Scott Reynolds Nelson and Marc Aronson, published by National Geographic Children’s Books
The Shepherd’s Granddaughter by Anne Laurel Carter, published by Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press.
Silent Music: A Story of Baghdad written and illustrated by James Rumford, is a Neal Porter Book/Roaring Brook Press, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group.
Illustrated by James Rumford
The Storyteller’s Candle/La velita de los cuentos, Story by Cuento Lucía González, Illustrations/Illustraciones Lulu Delacre, published by Children’s Book Press.
Illustrated by Lulu Delacre
The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba’s Struggle for Freedom, written by Margarita Engle, published by Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai, written and illustrated by Claire A. Nivola, published by Frances Foster Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
Illustrated by Claire A. Nivola