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S.C. Children's Book Award Nominees Book List

  • Amina's Voice

    by Hena Khan Year Published: 2018

    Amina, a Pakistani-American Muslim girl, struggles to stay true to her family's culture while dealing with the vandalism of the local Islamic Center and mosque and her best friend Soojin's new friendship with her former nemesis.

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  • Boliver

    by Sean Rubin Year Published: 2017

    Living a quiet life in New York City, Bolivar, a dinosaur, finds his life is complicated when Sybil, the girl next door, tries to prove his existence.

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  • Chester and Gus

    by Cammie McGovern Year Published: 2017

    Chester has always wanted to become a service dag. When he fails his certification test, it seems the dream will never come true-until a family adopts him. They want him to be a companion for their ten year old son, Gus, who has autism. 

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  • Confessions of the Principal's Kid

    by Robin Mellom Year Published: 2017

    Being the principal's kid makes fifth grade difficult for Allie West as she struggles to make new friends and stay true to her old ones in this funny and poignant novel from Robin Mellom, a former principal's kid.

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  • Family Game Night and Other Catastrophes

    by Mary Lambert Year Published: 2017

    Seventh-grader Annabelle's mother is a hoarder, and their whole house is filled with empty cans, broken toys, fabric, and old newspapers - but when a pile of newspapers falls on Annabelle's younger sister Leslie and their mother is more concerned about the newspapers, it sets off a chain of events that brings their fix-it-all grandmother in. Annabelle realizes that if there is any hope for change she can not isolate herself and keep her family's problems secret.

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  • Granted

    by John Anderson Year Published: 2017

    Everyone who wishes upon a star, or a candle, or a penny thrown into a fountain knows that you are not allowed to tell anyone what you've wished for. But even so, there is someone out there who hears it. 

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  • The Exact Location of Home

    by Kate Messner Year Published: 2017

    Kate Messner pens a new moving tale of family and friendship about a tech-savvy boy searching for his father during tough times.

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