Children and teens have picked their favorite books of the year! They had the chance to vote for their favorite books, authors and illustrators online at ccbookawards.com sponsored by the Children’s Book Council (CBC). These winners were honored at the 96th Annual Children’s Book Week in New York City, NY on May 4, 2015.
Children’s Book Week runs May 4-10, 2015.
To learn more about events going on this week in your area, please check online at bookweekonline.com.
Here are the winners for 2015 Children’s Choice Book Awards:
Kindergarten – Second Grade Book of the Year Award
‘Eva and Sadie and the Worst Haircut Ever!’ by Jeff Cohen, illus. by Elanna Allen published
by HarperCollins Children’s Books
Third Grade – Fourth Grade Book of the Year Award
‘Kali’s Story An Orphaned Polar Bear Rescue’ by Jennifer Keats Curtis, illus. by John Gomes
published by Arbordale Publishing
Fifth Grade – Sixth Grade Book of the Year Award
‘The Dumbest Idea Ever!’ by Jimmy Gownley published by Graphix (imprint of Scholastic)
Teen Book of the Year Award
‘The One’ by Kiera Cass, published by HarperTeen
Children’s Choice Debut Author
J. A. White for The Thickety: A Path Begins,’ published by Katherine Tegen Books, (imprint of
HarperCollins Children’s Books
Teen Choice Debut Author
Jennifer Mathieu for ‘The Truth About Alice’ published by Roaring Brook Press,