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Children's Choice Book Awards 2013


Children's Choice Book Awards 2013

The Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader announced the winners of the sixth annual Children’s Choice Book Awards (CCBAs) at a charity gala benefitting Every Child a Reader in New York City on May 13, 2013. The announcement is an annual highlight of Children’s Book Week (May 13-19, 2013) as the CCBAs is the only national book awards program where the winning titles are selected by kids and teens. Young readers across the country voted in record numbers for their favorite books, author, and illustrator at bookstores, school libraries, and at, casting more than 1,000,000 votes.

2013 Winners


Kindergarten to Second Grade Book of the Year
Nighttime Ninja by Barbara DaCosta, illustrated by Ed Young (Little, Brown)

Third Grade to Fourth Grade Book of the Year
Bad Kitty for President by Nick Bruel (Roaring Brook/Macmillan)

Fifth Grade to Sixth Grade Book of the Year
Dork Diaries 4: Tales from a Not-So-Graceful Ice Princess by Rachel Renée Russell (Aladdin/Simon & Schuster)

Teen Choice Book of the Year
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Dutton/Penguin)

Author of the Year
Jeff Kinney for Diary of a Wimpy Kid 7: The Third Wheel (Amulet Books/Abrams)

Illustrator of the Year
Robin Preiss Glasser for Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet (HarperCollins)