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Children's Choice Book Awards 2009


Children's Choice Book Awards 2009

Established in 2008, the Awards were created to provide young readers with an opportunity to voice their opinions about the books being written for them and to help develop a reading list that will motivate children to read more and cultivate a love of reading.

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2009 Winners


Kindergarten to Second Grade Book of the Year
THE PIGEON WANTS A PUPPY! written and illustrated by Mo Willems (Hyperion Books for Children/Disney Book Group)

Third Grade to Fourth Grade Book of the Year
SPOOKY CEMETERIES by Dinah Williams (Bearport Publishing)

Fifth Grade to Sixth Grade Book of the Year
THIRTEEN by Lauren Myracle (Dutton/Penguin Young Readers Group)

Teen Choice Book of the Year
BREAKING DAWN by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown and Company)

Author of the Year
Stephenie Meyer, for BREAKING DAWN (Little, Brown and Company)

Illustrator of the Year
Jon J Muth, for ZEN TIES (Scholastic Press)