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March 15, 2011 Posted by | Mymcbooks | , , | 2 Comments

Voting Opens for Children’s Choice Book Awards 2011


  CHILDREN’S BOOK COUNCIL ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR

CHILDREN’S CHOICE BOOK AWARDS

Please select 1 of your favorite in every category below and list them in the comment field below.

Every listed vote made will be entered as an Extra entry in the ‘Children’s Book Week’ 2 – 8 May, 2011

Let the Voting Begin!

The Children’s Book Council (CBC) in association with Every Child A Reader, the CBC Foundation, hosts the fourth annual Children’s Choice Book Awards Program with the announcement of 30 finalists in six categ or ies, including Auth or and Illustrat or of the Year. The Children’s Choice Book Awards is the only national children’s book awards program where winning titles are selected by young readers of all ages. Children and teens are now able to cast their vote f or their fav or ite books, auth or , and illustrat or at bookst or es, school libraries, and at www.BookWeekOnline.com until April 29, 2011.

 

“This year’s outstanding roster of finalists represents the voices of over 16,000 children and teens, who read and selected the titles – fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels,  picture books – that appealed to them the most,” said Robin Adelson, Executive Direct or at The Children’s Book Council. “I’m eager to see which titles will emerge as the winners!”

 

The Children’s Choice Book Award winners will be announced LIVE at the annual Children’s Choice Book Awards Gala on May 2 at The Lighthouse in New Y or k City as part of Children’s Book Week (May 2-8, 2011), the oldest national literacy event in the United States.

 

The Children’s Choice Book Award categories and finalists are as follows:

 

Kindergarten to Second Grade Book of the Year:

Even Monsters Need Haircuts by Matthew McElligott ( Walker )

Hot Rod Hamster by Cynthia Lord, illustrated by Derek Anderson (Scholastic Press)

How Rocket Learned to Read by Tad Hills (Schwartz & Wade/ Random House)

Little Pink Pup by Johanna Kerby (Putnam/Penguin)

Shark vs. Train by Chris Barton, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld (Little, Brown)


Third Grade to Fourth Grade Book of the Year:

Babymouse # 12: Burns Rubber by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm (Random House)

Bad Kitty vs. Uncle Murray: The Uproar at the Front Door by Nick Bruel (Roaring Brook/Macmillan)

Encyclopedia Mythologica: Gods & Heroes by Matthew Reinhart and Robert Sabuda (Candlewick)

Finally by Wendy Mass (Scholastic Press)

Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Knopf/Random House)


Fifth Grade to Sixth Grade Book of the Year:

                                                                 

Big Nate: In a Class by Himself by Lincoln Peirce (HarperCollins)

It’s a Book by Lane Smith (Roaring Brook/Macmillan)

The Red Pyramid (The Kane Chronicles , Book 1) by Rick Riordan (Disney-Hyperion)

Smile by Raina Telgemeier (Graphix/Scholastic)

Zebrafish by Peter H. Reynolds and FableVision (Atheneum/Simon & Schuster)

 

Teen Choice Book of the Year:

Burned (House of Night, Book 7) by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast ( St. Martin ’s Griffin/Macmillan)

Fang (A Maximum Ride Novel) by James Patterson (Little, Brown)

Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games) by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press)

Spirit Bound ( Vampire Academy , Book 5) by Richelle Mead (Razorbill/Penguin)

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan (Dutton/Penguin)

 

Vote for the Author of the Year:

Cassandra Clare for Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, Book 1) (McElderry/Simon & Schuster)

Suzanne Collins for Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games) (Scholastic Press)

Jeff Kinney for Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth (Amulet/Abrams)

Stephenie Meyer for The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner (Megan Tingley/Little, Brown)

Rick Riordan for The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus , Book 1) (Disney-Hyperion)

 

Vote for the Illustrator of the Year:

Robin Preiss Glasser for Fancy Nancy and the Fabulous Fashion Boutique (HarperCollins)

Loren Long for Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters (Knopf/Random House)

Nancy Tillman for Wherever You Are: My Love Will Find You (Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan)

David Wiesner for Art & Max (Clarion/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Mo Willems for Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion (Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins)

CHILDREN’S CHOICE BOOK AWARDS ANNOUNCED 

Kids Vote Rick Riordan Author of the Year and

David Wiesner Illustrator of the Year 

A Rec or d Breaking 500,000 Votes Were Cast! 

NEW YORK, NY — May 2, 2011 — The Children’s Book Council (CBC) in association with Every Child A Reader, the CBC Foundation, announced the winners of the fourth annual Children’s Choice Book Awards at a gala in New Y or k City this evening as part of Children’s Book Week (May 2-8, 2011). Children across the country voted in rec or d numbers f or their fav or ite books, auth or , and illustrat or at bookst or es, school libraries, and at www.BookWeekOnline.com, casting over 500,000 votes.

The Children’s Choice Book Award winners are as follows:

Auth or of the Year

Rick Riordan for The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus , Book 1) (Disney-Hyperion)        

Illustrat or of the Year

David Wiesner for Art & Max (Clarion/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)                                                                          

Kindergarten to Second Grade Book of the Year

Little Pink Pup by Johanna Kerby (Putnam/Penguin)                                                                                                   

Third Grade to Fourth Grade Book of the Year

Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Knopf/Random House)  

Fifth Grade to Sixth Grade Book of the Year

The Red Pyramid (The Kane Chronicles, Book 1) by Rick Riordan (Disney-Hyperion)

Teen Choice Book of the Year

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan (Dutton/Penguin)

The Children’s Choice Book Awards program, launched in 2008 by The Children’s Book Council (CBC) in association with Every Child A Reader, the CBC Foundation, was created to provide young readers with an opp or tunity to voice their opinions about the books being written f or them and to help develop a reading list that will motivate children to read m or e and cultivate a love of reading.

The Children’s Book Council is the national nonprofit trade association for children’s book publishers. The CBC offers children’s publishers the opportunity to work together on issues of importance to the industry at large, including educational programming, literacy advocacy, and collaborations with other national organizations. Our members span the spectrum from large international houses to smaller independent presses. Membership in the CBC is open to U.S. publishers of children’s trade books, as well as in some cases to industry-affiliated companies. The CBC is proud to partner with other national organizations on co-sponsored reading lists, educational programming, and literacy initiatives. Please visit www.cbcbooks.org for more information.

March 15, 2011 Posted by | Children’s Book Week, What's New | , , , | 17 Comments

   

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