Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Children's Choice Book Awards Winners Announced

The Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader announced the winners of the sixth annual Children’s Choice Book Awards (CCBAs) at a charity gala benefitting Every Child a Reader in New York City this evening.  The announcement is an annual highlight of Children’s Book Week (May 13-19, 2013)as the CCBAs is the only national book awards program where the winning titles are selected by kids and teens. Young readers across the country voted in record numbers for their favorite books, author, and illustrator at bookstores, school libraries, and at, casting more than 1,000,000 votes. (Information courtesy of The Children's Book Council.)  

Kindergarten to Second Grade Book of the Year

Nighttime Ninja by Barbara DaCosta; illustrated by Ed Young.

Third Grade to Fourth Grade Book of the Year

Bad Kitty for President by Nick Bruel 

Fifth Grade to Sixth Grade Book of the Year 

Dork Diaries 4: Tales from a Not-So-Graceful Ice Princess by Rachel Renee Russell  

Teen Book of the Year 


The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Author of the Year

Jeff Kinney for Diary of a Wimpy KId 7: The Third Wheel

Illustrator of the Year

Robin Preiss Glasser for Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet  

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