Voting Opens for CBC Awards

The Children’s Book Council is inviting young readers, teachers, parents and librarians(!) to vote for their favorite books. Take a look at the finalists below, then click on the link to get to the CBC page. Don’t forget to invite your patrons to vote too!

Finalists For 2016 Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards

Book of the Year K-2nd Grade:
Clark & Shark by Bruce Hale, illustrated by Guy Francis
The Little Shop of Monsters by R.L. Stine, illustrated by Marc Brown
Sick and Stone by Beth Ferry, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld
Sick Simon by Dan Krall
To the Sea by Cate Atkinson
Book of the Year 3-4th Grade:
Fort by Cynthia DeFelice
Funny Bones by Duncan Tonatiuh
I’m Trying to Love Spiders by Bethany Barton
Monkey and Elephant and a Secret Birthday Surprise by Carole Lexa Schaefer, illustrated by Galia Bernstein
Escape From the Lizards (Newts: Book 1) by Doug TenNapel
Book of the Year 5-6th Grade:
Backlash by Sarah Darer Littman
Hilo Book!: The Boy Who Crashed To Earth by Judd Winick
Saved by the Bell by Joelle Sellner, illustrated by Chyna Clugston-Flores and Tim Fish
The Terrible Two by Mac Barnett and Jory John, illustrated by Kevin Cornell
Tom Gates: Everything’s Amazing (Sort Of) by Liz Pichon
Book of the Year Teen:
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Mass
All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
Winter by Marissa Meyer
PS, I Still Love You by Jenny Han
Teen Choice Debut Author:
Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera
An Ember in Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach
Conviction by Kelly Loy Gilbert
Children’s Choice Debut Author:
The Question Of Miracles by Elena K. Arnold
The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin
George by Alex Gino
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly Jones, illustrated by Katie Kath
Children’s Choice Illustrator of the Year:
The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton
Big Family by Mike Curato
Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower by Greg Pizzoli
Strictly No Elephants Illustrated by Taeeun Yoo (written by Lisa Mantchev)
The Red Hat Illustrated by Antoinette Portis (written by David Teague)

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