Award of the Week: Children’s Choice Book Awards
The Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards are the only national book awards chosen only by kids and teens. It is sponsored by the Children’s Book Council (CBC) which is the nonprofit trade association of children’s book publishers in North America, dedicated to supporting the industry and promoting children’s books and reading.
2017 Winners by Age Group:
Kindergarten to Second Grade
|Madeline Finn and the Library Dog
By: Lisa Papp
Reluctant reader Madeline really wants to earn a star at school, so when Mrs. Dimple, the librarian, suggests she read to a dog Madeline gives it a try.
|Third Grade to Fourth Grade|
|Once Upon an Elephant
By: Linda Stanek
From slowing wildfires to planting seeds, one animal is the true superhero that keeps the African savanna in balance. Elephants dig to find salt that other animal lick, their deep footprints collect water for small creatures to drink, and they eat young trees to keep the forest from overtaking the grasslands. In every season, the elephants are there to protect the savanna and its residents – but what would happen if the elephants were only “once upon a time”? Read along to discover the important role this keystone species plays in the savanna and explore what would happen if the elephants vanished
|Fifth Grade to Sixth Grade|
|The Misadventures of Max Crumbly: Locker Hero
By: Rachel Renée Russell
After being homeschooled by his grandmother, Max finally convinces his parents to let him attend public middle school. Although he likes his new school, there is one big problem- Doug the Bully.
|Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows, Book 2)
By: Leigh Bardugo
The fate of the Grisha world is in the hands of crook Kaz Brekker and his crew.