Friday, September 26, 2008
Friday, May 16, 2008
The Children's Choice Book Awards program was created to provide young readers with an opportunity to voice their opinions about the books being written for them and to help develop a reading list that will motivate children to read. The program is a new component of Children's Book Week, the longest running literacy event in the country.
The full list of Children's Choice Book Award winners for 2008 are:
- Kindergarten to Second Grade Book of the Year:
Frankie Stein written by Lola M. Schaefer, illustrated by Kevan Atteberry (Marshall Cavendish Corporation)
- Third Grade to Fourth Grade Book of the Year
Big Cats by Elaine Landau (Enslow Publishers)
- Fifth Grade to Sixth Grade Book of the Year
Encyclopedia Horrifica by Joshua Gee (Scholastic)
- Illustrator of the Year Award
Ian Falconer, Olivia Helps with Christmas (Simon & Schuster)
- Author of the Year Award
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Scholastic)
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
PIERRE IN LOVE, written by BookArtist Sara Pennypacker is the winner of the The Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators 2007 Golden Kite Award for Picture Book Text.
Instituted in 1973, the Golden Kite Awards are the only children’s literary award judged by a jury of peers. More than 1,000 books are entered each year.