Is the story line engaging and interesting enough to make you turn the pages?
Is the protagonist's character well developed? (You can relate to it)
Is the antagonist character well developed? (You love to hate it)
Is the authors' writing style engaging and makes the story flow well?
Is the formatting and or illustrations aesthetically pleasing?
Did you find the story idea original?
Is the plot well thought out and well developed? (no inconsistencies and flows well)
Satisfying ending (happy ending or not, did it leave you satisfied with the conclusion of the story?)
The FINALIST books received 8-10 points out of 10: