Sherman Alexie (writer) and Yuyi Morales (illustrator), Thunder Boy Jr.
Ashley Bryan, Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life
Russell Freedman, We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement that Defied Adolf Hitler
Jason Reynolds, As Brave as You
Traci Chee, The Reader
Meg Medina, Burn Baby Burn
The entire list of finalists is here: https://www.kirkusreviews.com/lists/2016-kirkus-prize-finalists/