|The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing||M. T. Anderson, Peter Francis James|
|The Book Thief||Markus Zusak, Allan Corduner|
|Bucking the Sarge||Christopher Paul Curtis, Michael Boatman|
|Dairy Queen||Catherine Gilbert Murdock, Natalie Moore|
|His Majesty's Dragon||Naomi Novik, Simon Vance|
|Miracle in the Andes||Nando Parrado, Arthur Morey|
Thank you to VSLA, and also to the Friends of the DCF, Grace Greene, the Vermont Department of Libraries, and Sybil McShane for purchasing copies of the available 2008-2009 titles for both the GMBA and the DCF Awards.