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Nominations for the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize 2017

The national members of the Adjudication Committee for the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize have nominated the following 12 works for the prize in 2017.

Denmark

Dyr med pels - og uden (“Animals, With Fur and Without”, not translated into English) by Hanne Kvist, Gyldendal, 2016

Hjertestorm - Stormhjerte (“Heartstorm – Stormheart”, not translated into English) by Annette Herzog, Katrine Clante (ill) and Rasmus Bregnhøi (ill), Høst & Søn, 2016

Finland

Vildare, värre Smilodon (“Wilder, Worse, Smilodon”, not translated into English) Minna Lindenberg and Jenny Lucander (ill), Förlaget, 2016

Yökirja (“Night Diary”, not translated into English) by Inka Nousiainen and Satu Kettunen (Ill.), Tammi, 2015

Faroe Islands

Hon, sum róði eftir ælaboganum (“She Who Rowed after the Rainbow”, not translated into English) by Rakel Helmsdal, Bókadeild Føroya Lærarafelags, 2014

Iceland

Enginn sá hundinn (“No One Saw the Dog”, not translated into English) by Hafsteinn Hafsteinsson, Mál og menning, 2016

Úlfur og Edda: Dýrgripurinn (“Úlfur and Edda: The Treasure”, not translated into English) by Kristín Ragna Gunnarsdóttir, Bókabeitan, 2016

Norway 

Far din (“Your Dad”, not translated into English) by Bjørn Ingvaldsen, Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, 2016

Ungdomsskolen (“Junior High”, not translated into English) by Anders N. Kvammen, No Comprendo Press, 2016

Sápmi

Luohtojávrri oainnáhusat (“The Luohtojávrri Experience”, not translated into English) by Kirste Paltto, Davvi Girji, 2016

Sweden

Djur som ingen sett utom vi (“Animals Nobody Has Seen Except Us”, not translated into English) by Linda Bondestam (Ill.) and Ulf Stark, Förlaget Berghs, 2016

Ormbunkslandet (“The Land of the Fern”, not translated into English) by Elin Bengtsson, Natur & Kultur, 2016.

The works have been nominated by national members of the Adjudication Committee. The winner will be announced and the prize awarded in Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, on 1 November.

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