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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

North Carolina Children's Book Award Winners!


Back in February I posted about the North Carolina Children's Book Award, encouraging one and all to explore the nominees. Did you have a favorite?

The votes from schools and public libraries around the state have been tallied and with 98,087 total votes for the picture book category, here are the results:



Pete the cat: I love my white shoes - 29,598

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experiments that failed - 14,207
The princess and the pig - 11,876
Blackout - 8,697
Won Ton - 7,207
Otto, the book bear - 6,421
Why do I have to make my bed? - 6,196
The cow loves cookies - 4,116
LMNO Peas - 3,911
Perfect square - 3,627
Ellen's broom - 2,053
UnBEElievables - 1,278

 
With a total of  9,651 votes in the junior book category, the results are:

The Candy makers - 1,496

Belly up - 1,481
The roar - 1,415
Out of my mind - 1,130
Pie - 977
One dog and his boy - 747
Balloons over Broadway - 587
A long walk to water - 540
One crazy summer - 489
Younge Fredle - 332
The fingertips of Duncan Dorfman - 173
Peaceful pieces - 145
The absolute value of Mike - 139

Now that your interest in the award has been whetted, the nominees for the 2014 NCCBA can be found at http://www.cmlibrary.org/bookhive/nccba/#nominees. Go forth and read; to yourself, your students, your kids, your pets, whoever!


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