Children’s Choice Book Awards Announced

May 12, 2010

The Children’s Book Council has announced the winners of the third annual Children’s Choice Book Awards. Children across the country voted for their favorite books, author, and illustrator at bookstores, school libraries, and online, casting over 115,000 votes.

The Children’s Choice Book Award winners are as follows:

Author of the Year:
James Patterson for Max (A Maximum Ride Novel)

Illustrator of the Year:
Peter Brown for The Curious Garden

Kindergarten to Second Grade Book of the Year:
Lulu the Big Little Chick written and illustrated by Paulette Bogan

Third Grade to Fourth Grade Book of the Year:
Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute written and illustrated by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

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

Teen Choice Book of the Year:
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins