And the nominees are . . .

American Road Trip by Patrick Flores-Scott

Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Barely Missing Everything by Matt Mendez

The Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd-Jones

Dry by Neal Shusterman & Jarrod Shusterman

Have a Little Faith in Me by Sonia Hartl

Here to Stay by Sara Farizan

House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A.