Madison Library District

Choice Awards

Junior fiction NOMINEES FOR 2022

Voting has ended for 2022.

Find all the nominees below.


1. The Bad Guys in They’re Bee-Hind You
By Aaron Blabey

POP QUIZ! You are on the roof of a skyscraper. Every floor of that building has nasty things that just don’t like you. And you REALLY need to get to the basement…

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2. The Bad Guys in Cut to the Chase
by Aaron Blabey

A MYSTERIOUS DOORWAY! (Sure, it’s in the grossest restaurant in the world, but that doesn’t make it any less mysterious. OK?)…

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3. The Mermaid’s Dolphin
by Coral Ripley

When Emily, Grace and Layla rescue a dolphin from a fishing net, they get swept away on a magical mermaid adventure! The girls are chosen to become…

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4. Heat of the Lava Dragon
by Tracey West

Evil wizard Astrid has trapped Drake’s friends in stone and she is getting closer to casting an even more dangerous spell! To stop her…

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5. Sparkle Magic
by Sudipta Bardhan -Quallen

When a mermicorn’s horn starts to sparkle, that means she’s ready for Magic School! Sirena can’t wait to learn how to…

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6. Night Owl by Sarah Mlynowski

It’s Big Night in Dunwiddle . . . and that means the whole school has a sleepover like no other. For one night

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7. Camp Time in California
by Mary Pope Osborne

Jack and his sister, Annie, must go to California! They must look at nature! They must save the wilderness! Save it from what, exactly?…

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8. Eva at the Beach
by Rebecca Elliott

Eva is visiting the beach with her best friend Lucy! They can’t wait to build sandcastles and make seashell necklaces. But Eva is secretly afraid to go…

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9. Kitten Campout
by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

The purrmaids are going on their very first school sleepover, but…

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10. Scaredy Pug
by Kyla May

Bub the pug, Duchess the cat, and their human, Bella, are visiting Bella’s grandma. It’s so much fun to…

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Other Nominees

Ivy and Bean Get ot Work
by Annie Barrows

It’s Career Day at Emerson Elementary School, and all the students have to choose what they want to be when they grow up. No problem. Ivy and Bean already have that all figured out. At least, they thought so…

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Heidi Heckelbeck and the Snow Day Surprise
by Wanda Coven

Welcome back to Wayside School!

Winter is coming to Brewster. There’s a crisp, chill feeling in the air and everyone watches the clouds, waiting for snow to finally fall. But after a week of non-stop rain…

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Eva’s New Pet
by Rebecca Elliott

Eva can’t wait to get a new pet! But she can’t decide what kind of pet to get. Her pet needs to be cute, cuddly, friendly…

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Bo and the Merbaby
by Rebecca Elliott

Bo Tinseltail is excited to meet a merbaby. But when Bo and the other unicorns find the merbaby can’t swim…

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Miss Aker is a Maker
By Dan Gutman

Principal Klutz has invited a special guest to Ella Mentry School. Her name is Miss Aker, and she’s going to…

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Mrs. Barr Has Gone Too Far
by Dan Gutman

After noticing that A.J. and his friends’ geography knowledge could use some work, Mr. Cooper invites

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Pug’s Got Talent
by Kyla May

Bub’s human, Bella, is putting on a pet talent show! Bub can’t wait to wow the audience with his skateboarding stunts, not to mention his…

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The New Class
by Swapna Reddy

Miss Luisa’s School of Dance is a magical place. There are dancers and music. . . and bunnies that talk and do ballet! No one knows…

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Garbage Dump Disaster
by Geronimo Stilton

Hercule and Geronimo investigate a strange new case. There is a garbage thief in New Mouse City…

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Out of Time
by Geronimo Stilton

When Geronimo Stilton and his friends time travel to three different centuries seeking…

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Thea Stilton and the American Dream
by Thea Stilton

Taking a road trip to San Jose along Route 66 while stopping in Chicago, St. Louis, and other iconic cities, the Thea Sisters are dismayed to learn…

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Fifth-Grade Zombies
by R.L. Stine

Scarlett Martenson and her friends are total zombie fans! With Ross as the brains, Annie as the makeup artist, Owen as the fright master, and Scarlett as their leader, the group is unstoppable as they…

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I Survived the Galveston Hurricane, 1900
by Lauren Tarshis

The city of Galveston, Texas, was booming. Perched on an island off the southern coast of Texas, Galveston had been founded…

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Howl of the
Wind Dragon

by Tracey West

Drake and Rori rush off to find a Wind Dragon — the final dragon needed to undo the False Life spell. But they soon learn…

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Wave of the Sea Dragon
by Tracy West

The evil wizard Astrid is ready to cast her dangerous False Life spell! To undo the spell…

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