2018 Mind the Gap Awards: The books that didn't win at ALA

2018 Mind the Gap Awards

Not all deserving books bring home ALA awards.
The books that didn’t win.

 

  Shuttered     

Windows by Julia Denos, illus. by E. B. Goodale

 

 
  Silenced  

The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! by Carmen Agra Deedy, illus. by Eugene Yelchin

 

 
  Cracked  

Egg by Kevin Henkes

 

 
  Rained out  

A Perfect Day by Lane Smith

 

 
  Derailed  

Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia

 

 
  Defeated  

Undefeated by Steve Sheinkin

 

 
  The elephant in the room  

How to Be an Elephant by Katherine Roy

 

 
  Thrown to the wolves  

The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse by Mac Barnett, illus. by Jon Klassen

 

 
  …but not his ALAYMA’s  

The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC’s (the Hard Way) by Patrick McDonnell

 

 
  When’s my banquet?  

When’s My Birthday? by Julie Fogliano, illus. by Christian Robinson

 

 
  The shoe must go on  

It’s Shoe Time! by Bryan Collier

 

 
  One lost award  

One Last Word by Nikki Grimes

 

 
  Not near enough   You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins  


From the July/August 2018 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: ALA Awards. See how The Horn Book reviewed the 2018 Mind the Gap Award recipients here. For more speeches, profiles, and articles click the tag ALA 2018.

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