Each year kids and teens across the country vote for book of the year in the competition Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards*. The 2020 finalists (7 titles in 4 categories) were announced on August 11 and voting has begun!
Check out the nominations and voice your selection for the year. Vote now through November 15.
Kindergarten – 2nd grade
No Place Like Home by Ronojoy Ghosh (available through Link Plus)
The Perfect Sofa by Fifi Kuo (not available in CA libraries)
3rd – 4th grade
The Immortal Jellyfish by Sang Miao (available through Link Plus)
The Karate Kid by John G. Avildsen, Kim Smith, Robert Mark Kamen (available through Link Plus)
Mr. Posey’s New Glasses by Ted Kooser (available through Link Plus)
5th – 6th grade
Survivors of the Holocaust: True Stories of Six Extraordinary Children ed. by Kath Shackleton
(available through Link Plus)
*The Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards are the only national book awards voted on solely by kids and teens. Launched in 2008 by the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader, the awards provide young readers with an opportunity to voice their opinions about the books being written for them. Finalists titles are determined through the Children’s Choices and Young Adults’ Choices programs in partnership with the International Literacy Association.