The shortlist for the 2016 Little Rebels Award has been announced. The British award, now in its fourth year, is for fiction that celebrates social justice and equality for ages birth to 12.
Here are shortlisted titles:
The Boy at the Top of the Mountain by John Boyne
Gorilla Dawn by Gill Lewis
I Am Henry Finch by Alexis Deacon, illustrated by Viviane Schwarz
I’m a Girl! by Yasmeen Ismail
The Little Bookshop and the Origami Army! by Michael Foreman
Uncle Gobb and the Dread Shed by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Neal Layton