Saturday, May 15, 2010

Children's Choice Book Awards Winners Announced!

The Children's Book Council (CBC) in association with Every Child a Reader, Inc. (the CBC Foundation), announced the winners of the third annual Children's Choice Book Awards at a gala in New York City on May 11. Children across the country voted for their favorite books, author, and illustrator at bookstores, school libraries, and at, casting over 115,000 votes.

The Children's Choice Book Award winners are as follows (they're all at the library!):

Author of the Year
James Patterson for Max (A Maximum Ride Novel)

Illustrator of the Year
Peter Brown for The Curious Garden 

Kindergarten to Second Grade Book of the Year
Lulu the Big Little Chick written and illustrated by Paulette Bogan

Third Grade to Fourth Grade Book of the Year
Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute written and illustrated by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Fifth Grade to Sixth Grade Book of the Year
Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-so-fabulous Life written and illustrated by Rachel Renee Russell

Teen Choice Book of the Year
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins


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