The nominations for the 2015 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals have been announced. The Carnegie Medal is awarded for an outstanding book for children and young people. The Kate Greenaway Medal is for an outstanding book in terms of illustration for children and young people. These awards from the UK can be seen as very similar to the Newbery and Caldecott Awards in the US.
There are 91 books nominated for the 2015 Carnegie Medal and 71 nominated for the Greenaway Medal.