Children’s Book Week

5 May

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May 12-18 is the 95th anniversary of Children’s Book Week, the annual celebration of children’s literature and the love of reading. This year’s host is Kate di Camillo, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. LeVar Burton, actor, producer, director, and host of Reading Rainbow, is this year’s Impact Award Recipient.

This is the only children’s book award that is voted on by the readers, and not selected by committee. There are several categories including K-2 Book of the Year, 3-4 Grade Book of the Year, 5-6 Grade Book of the Year, Teen Book of the Year, Illustrator of the Year, and Author of the Year. Voting is open until May 12.  You can go to the site below to vote.

http://www.bookweekonline.com/toolkit

Picture book (K-2) nominations for Book of the Year, 2014 

16670130Alphabet Trucks

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Bear and Bee

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Chamelia and the New Kid in Class

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The Day the Crayons Quit

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Mustache Baby

Read more about Children’s Book Week at their website.

http://www.bookweekonline.com/about

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