CHILDREN'S & YA BOOK AWARDS ~ CHILDREN'S & YA BOOK REVIEWS ~ SEAL OF APPROVAL
Best First Chapter Book
Shelby & Shauna Kitt 
and the Dimensional Holes
PHC Marchesi
Best Illustrator
Bella & Harry, Let's Visit Athens
Illustrated by Kristine Lucco, written by Lisa Manzione

Best Series
The Bella & Harry Book Series
by Lisa Manzione, Illustrated by Kristine Lucco 

Cultural Issues
Clara's Great War
Evelyn Rothstein

Holiday
Santa & The Little Teddy Bear
Peter John Lucking

Self Esteem
Beautiful Wild Rose Girl
B. Magnolia

Silver Award Recipient
Educational
Animal Animalogies
Marianne Berkes


Gold Award Recipient
Educational
The Great Divide
Suzanne Slade


Silver Award Recipient
Picture Book - Preschooler
Sh Sh Sh Let the Baby Sleep
Kathy Stemke


Gold Award Recipient
Picture Book - Preschooler
Fantastic Flight
Barbara Bockman


Female Audience
My Sister is my Best Friend
Nicole Weaver


Best First Picture Book , Early Reader
Terple Always Dream Bigger
Richie Frieman


Silver Award Recipient
Picture Book - Early Reader
Bella & Harry
Let's Visit Cairo
by Lisa Manzione, Illustrated by Kristine Lucco 


Gold Award Recipient
Picture Book - Early Reader
Bella & Harry 
Let's Visit London
by Lisa Manzione, 
Illustrated by Kristine Lucco 

Mature Issues 
In Memory of Dad
Maranda Russell

Best First Picture Book, PreSchool
A Box Story
Kenneth Kit Lamug


Silver Award Recipient
Environmental Issues
One Pelican at a Time
Nancy Stewart


Gold Award Recipient
Environmental Issues
Sea Turtle Summer
Nancy Stewart


Gold Award Recipient
Nonfiction PreTeen
Clara's Great War
Evelyn Rothstein


Gold Award Recipient
Nonfiction Young Adult
Black & White
Larry Dane Brimner

Silver Award Recipient
General PreTeen
Return to Finkleton
KC Hilton


Gold Award Recipient
General PreTeen
the Casting
Joyce Shor Johnson


Silver Award Recipient
Science Fiction PreTeen
The Crystal Ship
CJ Carter-Stephenson



Gold Award Recipient
Science Fiction PreTeen
Shelby & Shauna Kitt
and the Dimensional Holes
PHC Marchesi

Silver Award Recipient
Fiction Young Adult 
Young Knights of the Round Table 
The King's Ransom
Cheryl Carpinello


Gold Award Recipient
Fiction Young Adult 
Caves, Cannons & Crinolines
Beverly Stowe McClure


Silver Award Recipient
Fantasy PreTeen
Shield Maiden
Richard Denning


Gold Award Recipient
Fantasy PreTeen
Shelby & Shauna Kitt
and the Dimensional Holes
PHC Marchesi

Silver Award Recipient
Fiction PreTeen
Walking Through Walls
Karen Cioffi


Gold Award Recipient
Fiction PreTeen
the Reinvention 
of Moxie Roosevelt
Elizabeth Cody Kimmel


Gold Award Recipient
Mystery PreTeen
the Stone Child
Dan Poblocki

Gold Award Recipient
General Young Adult
Runaway Twins
Pete Palamountain


Silver Award Recipient
General Young Adult
Young, Funny & Unbalanced
David Smithyman


Gold Award Recipient
Fantasy Fiction Young Adult
Griffin Rising
Darby Karchut


Silver Award Recipient
Fantasy Fiction Young Adult
Drawn
Marie Lamba


Gold Award Recipient
Mystery Young Adult
Stalked
Kristiana Gregory


Gold Award Recipient
Science Fiction Young Adult
the Limit
Kristen Landon


Silver Award Recipient
Science Fiction Young Adult
the Orphan Ship
Sterling R. Walker


2012 AWARD WINNING BOOKS
PRESCHOOL / EARLY READER
PRETEEN / TWEEN
YOUNG ADULT
SPECIAL CATEGORIES
2011
2012
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AWARD WINNING BOOKS BY YEAR