Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award

Waiting for Unicorns

Twelve-year-old Talia 9780439874021just lost her mother to cancer, and as if that wasn’t hard enough to cope with, now her father is about to bring her to the Arctic for her whole summer vacation and leave her with a mysterious Inuit woman that she’s never even met. While Talia’s dad is out researching whales on the dangerous tundra, will she somehow find hope and friendship in this barren place or will she be left alone, wishing for impossible things?

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Dorothy Canfield Fisher Master List 2016-2017

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Barnett, Mac & Jory John The Terrible Two 4 up
Beasley, Cassie Circus Mirandus 4 up
Benjamin, Ali The Thing about Jellyfish 5 up
Bond, Rebecca Escape from Baxters’ Barn 4 up
Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker The War that Saved my Life 5 up
Brown, Don Drowned City:
Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans
6 up
Chmakova, Svetlana Awkward 5 up
Draper, Sharon Stella by Starlight 5 up
Gannon, Nicholas The Doldrums 4 up
Gino, Alex George 4 up
Graff, Lisa Lost in the Sun 5 up
Gruenbaum, Michael
with Todd Hasak-Lowy
Somewhere There is Still a Sun 5 up
Hautala, Beth Waiting for Unicorns 5 up
Hilton, Marilyn Full Cicada Moon 5 up
Hoose, Phillip The Boys Who Challenged Hitler:
Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club
7 up
Jamieson, Victoria Roller Girl 4 up
Jones, Kelly Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer 4 up
Kidd, Ronald Night on Fire 5 up
Maberry, Jonathan The Orphan Army (Nightsiders #1) 5 up
Magoon, Kekla Shadows of Sherwood 5 up
Nielsen, Jennifer A. A Night Divided 5 up
Oppel, Kenneth The Nest 5 up
Pearsall, Shelley The Seventh Most Important Thing 5 up
Priest, Cherie I am Princess X 7 up
Resau, Laura The Lightning Queen 5 up
Ryan, Pam Munoz Echo 5 up
Sands, Kevin The Blackthorn Key 5 up
Stead, Rebecca Goodbye Stranger 6 up
Stevenson, Noelle Nimona 7 up
Wiechman, Kathy Cannon Like a River 6 up
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