- The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill (Algonquin Young Readers)
- The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi (St. Martin’s)
- The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge (Macmillan UK; Abrams)
- Arabella of Mars by David D. Levine (Tor)
- Railhead by Philip Reeve (Oxford University Press; Switch)
- Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies by Lindsay Ribar (Kathy Dawson Books)
- The Evil Wizard Smallbone by Delia Sherman (Candlewick)
Our congrats to all the nominees.