May 2012 archive

Children’s Book Week Winners!

 

Kindergarten-2nd Grade Category:

Winner: Three Hens and a Peacock by Lester L. Laminack, illustrated by Henry Cole

Finalists:

Bailey by Harry Bliss

Dot by Patricia Intriago

Pirates Don’t Take Baths by John Segal

Zombie in Love by Kelly DiPucchio, illustrated by Scott Campbell

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3rd-4th Grade Category:

Winner: Bad Kitty Meets the Baby by Nick Bruel

Finalists:

A Funeral in the Bathroom: And Other School Bathroom Poems by Kalli Dakos, illustrated by Mark Beech

The Monstrous Book of Monsters by Libby Hamilton

Sidekicks by Dan Santat

Squish #1: Super Amoeba by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm

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5th-6th Grade Category:

Winner: Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt

Finalists:

Bad Island by Doug TenNapel

How to Survive Anything by Rachel Buchholz

Lost and Found by Shaun Tan 

Racing in the Rain: My Life as a Dog by Garth Stein

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Teen Category:

Winner: Clockwork Prince: The Infernal Devices, Book Two by Cassandra Clare

Finalists: 

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Divergent by Veronica Roth 

Passion: A Fallen Novel by Lauren Kate

Perfect by Ellen Hopkins

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Author of the Year: Jeff Kinney for Diary of a Wimpy Kid 6: Cabin Fever

Finalists:

Christopher Paolini for Inheritance

James Patterson for Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life

Rick Riordan for Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2)

Rachel Renee Russell for Tales from a Not-So-Talented Pop Star (Dork Diaries 3)

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Illustrator of the Year: Brian Selznick for Wonderstruck

Finalists:

Felicia Bond for If You Give a Dog a Donut

Eric Carle for The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse

Anna Dewdney for Llama Llama Home With Mama

Victoria Kann for Silverlicious