2016 Little Rebels Award Shortlist

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 Gorilla Dawn

The Boy at the Top of the Mountain by John Boyne

Gorilla Dawn by Gill Lewis

I Am Henry Finch I'm a Girl!

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 Uncle Gobb and the Dread Shed (Uncle Gobb 1)

The Little Bookshop and the Origami Army! by Michael Foreman

Uncle Gobb and the Dread Shed by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Neal Layton