Carnegie Medal 2011

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Winner

Monsters of Men (Chaos Walking) by Patrick Ness

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Wonderful end to a wonderful series. Nuff said. Don't miss it! Full review...

The Shortlist

The Bride's Farewell by Meg Rosoff

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A beautiful road trip-come-fable-come-quest novel, in Rosoff's trademark understated but vivid and romantic style. The journeys are physical and emotional, and this book will appeal to a wide range of readers. Full review...

Prisoner of the Inquisition by Theresa Breslin

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A powerful account of life in fifteenth century Spain, full of passion, violence and courage. Full review...

White Crow by Marcus Sedgwick

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If you don't mind the slow start and loads of confusing philosophizing, there are some thrills and edge-of-your seat suspense to be had later on. Full review...

Out of Shadows by Jason Wallace

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Gorgeous coming-of-age novel set in Zimbabwe in a time of political upheaval. Both compelling and thought-provoking, it'll stay with them long after they've finished reading. Full review...

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