Last night the Children’s Book Council unveiled the winners of the Children’s Choice Book Awards. Young readers around the country cast 115,000 votes for the third annual award ceremony.
Little, Brown had a big night as James Patterson won author of the year for Max and Peter Brown won illustrator of the year for The Curious Garden. The other winners were…
Kindergarten to Second Grade Book of the Year: Lulu the Big Little Chick written and illustrated by Paulette Bogan (Bloomsbury USA)
Third Grade to Fourth Grade Book of the Year: Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute written and illustrated by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Knopf/Random House)
Fifth Grade to Sixth Grade Book of the Year: Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-so-fabulous Life written and illustrated by Rachel Renee Russell (Aladdin/Simon & Schuster)
Teen Choice Book of the Year: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)