Buckeye Children’s Book Award nominees just announced

April 11, 2010 at 9:56 am

I just received this press release about the Buckeye Children’s Book Award nominees for 2010:

The Buckeye Children’s Book Award Council announces the nominees for the 2010 Buckeye Children’s Book Award and the 2010 Teen Buckeye Book Award.  The following titles were chosen in an online nomination process by young readers all across the state of Ohio.

For Grades K-2

  • Bringing In the New Year by Grace Lin (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2008)
  • Duck! Rabbit by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld (Chronicle Books, 2009)
  • Mercy Watson: Something Wonky This Way Comes by Kate DiCamillo, ill. by Chris Van Dusen (Candlewick, 2009)
  • The Mitten by Jim Aylesworth, ill. by Barbara McClintock (Scholastic Press, 2009)
  • Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas (Beach Lane Books, 2009)

For Grades 3-5

  • Flat Stanley’s Worldwide Adventures: The Mount Rushmore Calamity by Jeff Brown, ill. by Macky Pamintaun (Harper Collins, 2009)
  • Hidden Ohio: A Search and Seek Book by Julie Rubini and Anne Margaret Lewis, ill.  Diana Magnuson (Mackinac Press, 2009)
  • Lady Liberty: A Biography by Doreen Rappaport, ill. Matt Tavares (Candlewick, 2008)
  • Sassy: Little Sister Is Not My Name by Sharon M. Draper (Scholastic Press, 2009)
  • Zoo Break by Gordon Korman (Scholastic Press, 2009)

For Grades 6-8

  • Beef Princess of Practical County by Michelle Houts (Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2009)
  • Ghost of Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen (Harper Collins, 2008)
  • The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 5) by Rick Riordan (Disney Hyperion Books for Children, 2009)
  • A Templar’s Apprentice (The Book of Tormad) by Kat Black (Scholastic Press, 2009)
  • The Underneath by Kathi Appelt, ill. by David Small (Antheneum, 2008)

To be eligible for nomination, a book must have been written by an American author and published in either 2008 or 2009.  Voting is open to any student in Ohio, and will begin on September 1, 2010 on the BCBA website:  www.bcbookaward.info and the TBBA website: www.bcbookaward.info/teen.  Voting ends on November 10, 2010, and the winners will be announced on December 1, 2010.   More information is available on our website  www.bcbookaward.info .


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